Deposition of William Richardson

Collection: Bysse Depositions

Citation: TCD, 1641 Depositions Project, online transcript January 1970
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Date: 1642-09-19
Identifier: 823080r076


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Cork
Deposition Type: Bysse
Nature of Deposition: Killing, Robbery, Stripping, Lost By Debts
Commissioners: Philip Bisse, Thomas Graye
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 80r

[symbol] 1402
William Richardson late of Castleton in the parish of Kyneth & barony of Carbry & within the County of Corke clothier (a brittish protestant) being duely sworne and examined by vertue of &c deposeth and saith That on or aboute the 9th of January & since the begining of this presente rebellion in Ireland he lost was robbed and forceably dispoyled of his goods and Chattles to the seuerall values followeing vizt
value of 140 li. 6 part consisting of
Of Cowes one horse & one hogge at Castleton aforesaid to the value of twenty pounds fi ue shillings Of houshould st uffe to the value of twenty pounds Of hay in the house to the value of fortie shillings The deponent saith that by meanes of this rebellion he was dispossessed of parte of the said lands of Castleton wherin he had a lease of thirteene yeeres yeett to come woor th to this deponent yerly aboue the landlords rent fiue pounds per annum haueing payed seaven and ffortie pounds fine for the same & since buylt vpon the same with other fenceing & ditching which lease considering his said Improuement he valueth to be woorth fortie pounds Of debts amounting to the sume of the sume of three score pounds due from the vndernamed persons vizt Morogh oge mc Swiny of Drissane in the said County gentleman Teige o Hunnevant of Kyneth parish in the said County gentleman Cormacke รด Croly

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<B> of Kyneth parish aforesaid gentleman Humphry Croly of the same gentleman & Phillip o Cockland of Inishkyan in the said County gentleman Cnoghor o Croly of of Kyneth parish in the said County gentleman all in actuall Rebellion & likewise the deponent saith that the vndernamed persons protestants are indebted to him in parte of thaboue summe vizt John ffoord of Hanlobbis in the said County yeoman John Jacob of Castleton in the said County Inkeeper William Brookes of K yneth parish aforesaid husbandman George Glanffield John Ware of Clanek ilty in the said County smith Nathaniell Moyles of Kil l owen in the said County butcher John Husband of Killowen aforesaid baskett maker John Hill of Kyneth parish aforesaid Cooper & although he accounted the same goode debte before this rebellion yeett in regard the said parties protestants are vtterly disenabled by meanes of this rebellion & the rest out in actuall rebellion & therefore he canot gett satisfaction from them The totall of his losses amounts to one hundred two & fortie pounds six shillinges The deponent saith that he was robbed by the rebells but their names he knoweth not & further he deposeth not not that Mr Cordidge schoolmaster of Inshkyan was murthered by the rebells about Shrouetide last & further he was likewise stripped but by whome he knoweth not
William Richardsonn
Jurat coram nobis
19o 7bris 1642
Tho: Graye Dec
Phil: Bisse
fo. 81 r


fol. 81v

The examination
of William Richardson

Deponent Fullname: William Richardson
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Clothier
Deponent County of Residence: Cork
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Morogh oge mc Swiny, Teige o Hunnevant, Cormacke , Humphry Croly, Phillip o Cockland, Cnoghor o Croly, John ffoord, John Jacob, William Brookes, George Glanffield, John Ware, Nathaniell Moyles, John Husband, John Hill, Mr Cordidge
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Victim