Examination of Nicholas Welsh

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

Date: 1654-01-13
Identifier: 819065r086


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Wexford
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Confederacy
Commissioners: Ambrose Andrews, Edward Tomline
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 65r

The examinacion of Nicholas Welsh of the Bush gent aged about thirty one yeares taken vpon oath on the behalfe of the Comonwealth Concerning the said John Rooth Symon Synnot & Richard Wadding
<To the 1st Interr> Hee deposeth and saith that he well knoweth the said persons & for many yeares past hath knowne them being that they liued neere this examinant And saith that the said John <q> & Richard Liued in the County of Wexford in the Irish quarters the whole time of the rebellion & did not remooue into the english quarters as they might haue done among the english & protestants Liuing neere them
<To the 2d Interr> Hee deposeth and saith that the said Symon Synnott dwelte at Dublin in the first yeare of the warre and did thence remooue and come into the County of Wexford <r> then the Irish quarters on or about the cessacion, His cause of knowledge is that he did see & speake with the said Symon after his accesse to this County of Wexford as aforesaid
<To the 3d Interr> Hee deposeth that he beleiues that the said John C[ ] Rooth did contribute & paie his proporcion of publicque leuyes as this deponent & others did the first yeare and since for <s> mayntenance of the Irish forces then in Armes against the english
<To the 4th interr> Hee deposeth and saith that he hath seen the said John Rooth & Richard Wadding weareth Armes in or about the seacond yeare of the warres in defence of the <t> Irish cause against the english As the gentlemen & people of the Country generally did
<To the 5th Inter> Hee deposeth and saith that he hath seen the said John Rooth and Richard Wadding in or about the seacond yeare of the Rebellyon at seauerall publicque <u> meetings of the Irish at the Crosse of Killimucke in the County of Wexford, in yeilding their endeauours to promot the warre, as the deponent conceiueth
<To the 6th Inter> Hee cannot depose

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Richard Wadding Ballevmphant
John Rooth Ballibougher
Symon Synnot Rathdowny
<To the 7th> The examinant Nicholas Welch saith that the oath of associacion was a thing generally g held forth to all sortes <w> of people soe as this deponent is induced by the generall tender thereof to beleiue that the said Richard Symon & John did take the said oath
<To the 8th & 9th inter> Hee cannot depose
<To the 10th Inter> The deponent saith that Richard Wadding had a father by name Phillip Wadding who liued in the County of Wexford in the <x> Irish quarters & paid contribucion & yeilded his best assistance to the furthering the warre
<To the 11: & 12> Hee cannot depose
<To the 13th inter> Hee saith that Symon Synnott was a pyrate and went to sea in a an frigot Comanded by one Captaine <y> John Rosceter an Irishman of warre in which frigott much pilladged goods were brought into Wexford that were taken away from the english The deponents cause of knowledge is that he being frequently in the Company of the said Symon Synnot in Wexford & thereby came to the knowledge of the said Symons actings vnder the said Captain Rosceter as aforesaid, & further saith not
Nich: Wailsh
Sworne before vs the
13th of January 1653
Edw Tomlins
Am Andrewes

Deponent Fullname: Nicholas Welsh
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Gentleman
Deponent County of Residence: Wexford
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: John Rooth, Symon Synnot, Richard Wadding, Phillip Wadding, Captaine John Rosceter
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Confederate, Confederate, Confederate, Confederate, Confederate