Deposition of Anne Toppe

Citation: TCD, 1641 Depositions Project, online transcript January 1970
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Dublin Core

Date: 1642-12-23
Identifier: 813333r249


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Kildare
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Arson, Robbery
Commissioners: John Watson, Randall Adams
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 333r

Anne Toppe of Athye in the Com of Kildare Widdow being duely sworne deposeth, That on the 23th of October Anno Domini 1641 or since that time she hath been deprived robbed & despoyled of her estate goods & Chattls in seuerall parts of this Kingdome to the valewes following vizt In debts threescore & ten pounds: in three Leases of farmes (the one being of the Abby in Athy aforesayd of about 38 or near 40 years yet to come, the second in Munrath in the Queens County of about 36 years to come, and the third in Ardree in the Com of Kildare of about 4 years to come) all three of them togeather valewed vpon Oath of three Commissioners (in the Prizeing of the Goods & Inventory of Gerald Toppe late of Athy Gentleman deceased a little before this Rebellion viz in July the 28th day, 1641) at the Summe of Nine hundred & fifty pounds sterling. and now 2 of them sett only for forty pounds per annum and that only to a Souldyar too & without any Specialty or Security at all. Item one thousand three hundred threescore and odde Sheep worth threehundred twenty two pounds; And in horses & Cattle worth fifty three pounds & vpwards. Item in Corne in the house worth ten pounds & in the ground worth two hundred & fifty pounds. Item in Buildings, Orchards, charge of Quicksett etc. all ruined burned & spoyled three hundred pounds & vpwards. The whole amounting to the Summe of one thousand nine hundred & odd e fifty five pounds [ ] ov er & above the with the sum e of forty pounds per annum for which at the Leases are now sett as aforesayd being with the stock worth CCC li. per annum when the Rebellion began But the deponent being a Sole Gent.Woman & in age & forced to keep within her house till she was brought off by the Army is not able vpon Oath to nominate those that did so de endammage her.
Anne Toppe
Jurat Decembris 23tio 1642
Joh Watson
Randall: Adams:


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Ann Topp Jur 23o
Decembr 1642
Cert fact
et deliberat

Deponent Fullname: Anne Toppe
Deponent Gender: Female
Deponent Occupation: Widow
Deponent County of Residence: Kildare
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Gerald Toppe
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Mentioned