Deposition of John Whetcombe

Collection: Bysse Depositions

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

Date: 1642-06-19
Identifier: 824058r060


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Cork
Deposition Type: Bysse
Nature of Deposition: Multiple Killing, Robbery
Commissioners: Philip Bisse, Thomas Badnedge
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 58r


John Whetcombe late of Corke in the barony of kilnetallon & within the County of Corke gentleman (a brittish protestant) duely sworne & examined by vertue of his Maiesties Comission (beareing date &c. deposeth and saith That vpon the 2d day of ffebrurary last or therabouts & since the begining of this presente rebellion in Ireland he lost & hath beene robbed & forceably dispoiled of his goods and Chattles to the values of following vizt worth 998 li. And saith that
Of Cowes one bull oxen steeres yonge Cattle horses & mares to the value of one hundred & thirtie eight pounds sterling Of houshouldstuffe to the value of twenty pounds sterling. The deponent saith that he was expelled & driven away from his said farme & house where he left in Corne in ground to the value of fortie pounds sterling Hee further saith that by meanes of this present rebellion he was dispossessed of his said farme woorth Coibus annis aboue the lords rent the sume of one hundred & twenty pounds sterling per annum haueing a lease therin of eighteene yeeres to come which he valueth to be woorth ( the land well Improued) eight hundred pounds sterling The totall of t his deponents losses amounts to nyne hundred foure score & eighteene pounds sterling. The deponent saith that John John Condon & Richard Condon of Ballydurgan in the said County gentlemen & their companies (as this deponent is credibly informed by his neighboures) were the parties that tooke away the deponents Cattle about the time aboue mencioned He lastly saith that this deponents brother Bartholomew Whetcombe & a matter of eight & twenty persons more or therabouts men women & children whose names the deponent canot remember were cruelly murthered at Corke aforesaid by the said Condons & their companyes & further he canot depose

John Whetcombe
Jurat coram nobis
19o Juiny 1642
Tho: Badnedge
Phil: Bisse

fol. 58v


The examination of John
d Corke
Nu: 58

Deponent Fullname: John Whetcombe
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Gentleman
Deponent County of Residence: Cork
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: John Condon, Richard Condon, Bartholomew Whetcombe
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Victim