Deposition of William Hill

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

Date: 1642-06-28
Identifier: 815209r284


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Queen's Co
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Robbery
Deposition Transcription:

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The xxviijth day of June A nn o D o m ini 1642
And further sayth William Hill of Rathlishe in the Queenes County gent deposed vppon the Ho ly Evangelist before vs this daye, That sithence the begininge of this present Rebellion and by meanes thereof, hee this deponent hath bin expelled from, depriued, Robbed, and otherwaise dispoyled of his goods and Chattles to the values hereafter mencioned
(vidzt) li. s. d.
Inprimis in Corne to the value of __________________________ 30_0_0
Item Cowes, horses, & garrans to the value of ________________ 60_0_0
Item in Sheepe to the value of ____________________________150_0_0
Item in household goods to the value of _____________________013_6_8
Item in Rents due att Michaellmas last ______________________064_0_0
And of a Lease of the ffarme called Rathishe now in beinge for the tearme of fiftie fiue yeres or thereaboutes yett vnexpired and now by this Rebellion made worth nothing to him where voyde to the damadge of before the Rebellion begun was worth _______200 li._0_0
Summa totalis ___________517 li._6 s._8 d.
And this deponent further sayth that ffrancis Barrington of Collinagh E in the queens County Esquire since the rebellion begun conveyed his Cattle for safety to and amongst some of his kin the Rebells of <A> Idowghe: ffrom whence this deponents brother & Mr Colvill & other s fetched & tooke them and carryed them away to Ballinekill from whe nce where the said ffrancis Barrington claymed the said Cattle to be his. And therevpon had the same restored vnto him: And further sayth that the said ffrancis Barrington hath frequently and from tyme to tyme since the Rebellion began as this deponent hath beene informed harboured & entertained in his howse one Peirce Bu l t Butler Late of Idowghe in the Countie of Kilkenny gentleman which said Peirce in that tyme did as this Deponent heard frequently alsoe goe to the Rebells & returned thither at his pleasure vpon what [servis?] this deponent knoweth not And this deponent and others haveing for their provition taken as it was then Lawfull for them some cattle out of the grownds of the Lady Margrett Dowager of Vpper Ossery becawse she was a gran rebell the said Countesse Lady Dowager writt sent a letter to this deponent, which followeth in theis words vizt Mr Hill I <B> am informed by Mr Bingham that yow have oxen and garrans

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garrans of myne, which if true If yow should doe me the favour as to send them back againe to mee I shold rest very thanckfull and ready to requite your kindnes in any thing that Lay in the power of your Loveing frend and neighbour, which never did deserve any discurtesy from you or any of yours and soe I rest your Loving frend and neighbour Mar: Vpperossery Water Castle this xxijth of Aprill 1642: Thus endorsed to her verie Loveing friend and neighbour William Hill theis. And sayth that the said Mr Bingham named and ment in the said Letter was Thomas Bingham Clark minister att Clonkyn whoe had for merly (as he confessed) comitted and putt some of his Cattle to and amongst the said Lady Dowagers Cattle part of which this deponent had taken away as aforesaid
William Hill


Deponent Fullname: William Hill
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Gentleman
Deponent County of Residence: Queens County
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: ffrancis Barrington, Mr Colvill, Thomas Bingham, Peirce Butler, Lady Margrett Dowager of Vpper Ossery
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Mentioned, Mentioned, Mentioned, Rebel, Rebel