Examination of James Dalton

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

Date: 1654-01-18
Identifier: 819256r298


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Wexford
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Confederacy
Commissioners: John Walker, William Woodward
Deposition Transcription:

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The Examinacion of James Dalton of wexford merchant aged about thirty yeares taken vpon oath on the behalfe of the Comonwealth Concerning the said Allexander Roach Alderman deceased
<Vpon the whole> Matter of the Interrogatoryes the deponent saith that he knoweth that the said Allexander liued in the Irish quarters sometime at his farme of Assaly & other time at his howse in Wexford the whole time of the warre, & did not remooue as he might haue done if he had pleased into the english quarters as the english & protestants dwelling in Wexford did & saith that the said Allexander was an Alderman in the towne & saith that the said Allexander Roach had a sonne by name Clement Roach <r> which said Clement was entertained & had Correspondency with his father the said Clement hauing afterwardes as the deponent heard by generall relacion of the Towne Inhabitants parte of a frigot att Ostend And further saith that this deponent of his owne knowledge is assured that the said Allexander did buy [ a bar ] an english barque brought into wexford by the pyrates resident therein in Wexford for the more certainty whereof the deponent did see the said barque lye at the said Allexanders key & heard by Credible reporte that the said Allexander had bought the same in or about the yeare 1648: & further saith not &c
James Dalton
Sworne before vs the
18th of January 1653
William Woodwarde
John Walker

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Allexander Roch faire

Deponent Fullname: James Dalton
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Merchant
Deponent County of Residence: Wexford
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Allexander Roach, Clement Roach
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Confederate, Confederate