Deposition of Richard Smith

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

Date: 1643-10-06
Identifier: 815354r409


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Queen's Co
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Robbery
Commissioners: Edward Piggott, Henry Brereton
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 354r

Richard Smith of the Munny in the Queens county gent sworne & examined sayth: That since the begining of the present Rebellion That is to say in the months of November & December 1641 Hee this deponent at the Munny aforesaid & in the placs nere thereabouts was deprived robbed & dispojled of his Corne Hay cattle horses sheepe houshold stuffe debtes arreres of rents the benefite & improvements of his farmes and other his meanes goods and chattells of the value & to his losse <2000 li.> of twoe thowsand powndes at the Least, And this deponent further saith: That the Children of John Sanders Late of Crimorgan deceased were at the same tyme by meanes of the Rebellion deprived & robbed of their goods & chattells worth 200 li. & above, And that the Children of John Page deceased were then and by that meanes alsoe deprived & dispojled of their goods & chattells worth xxx li. And saith that the parties by or by whose meanes they were soe robbed & dispojled as aforesaid were George Hetherington of Balliroan <A> in the said County gent Mr ffitzgarret of the same gent William Cosby alias Kelly a Captain of Rebells Patrick Mulhall of Ballicarnonn in the same County gent William o Doran of Ballyknoghan yeoman and his 3 sonns Barnaby Dempsy of the knock Esquire & divers others of their souldjers and partakers whose names he cannott expresse for the present
Signum predicti Ricardi Smith
Jur 6 Oct 1643
Edw Pigott
Hen: Brereton

fol. 354v


Queens County o
Rich: Smith Jur 6o October 1643
In Nov: & dec

Deponent Fullname: Richard Smith
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Gentleman
Deponent County of Residence: Queens County
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: John Sanders, John Page, George Hetherington, Mr ffitzgarret, William alias Kelly Cosby, Patrick Mulhall, William o Doran, Barnaby Dempsy
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Mentioned, Mentioned, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel