Deposition of Stephen Sumner

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

Date: 1643-08-22
Identifier: 815356r410


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

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

fol. 356r

Stephen Sumner Late of the Mote of Castlegallen alias Gallene Ridway nere Ballinekill in the Queens county gent sworne and examined deposeth and sayth That since the begining of the present Rebellion vizt in and about Christmas 1641 and betwixt that tyme and Ester 1642 Hee this deponent was deprived robbed & dispoyled of his possession Rents and proffitts of his howses lands and of his goods and chattells worth One thowsand two hundred powndes or thereabouts By the Rebellious persons hereafter mencioned as this deponent is credibly informed vizt Colonell Barnaby Dempsy Capt: Charles Dempsie since slaine: Edmond ffitz Patrick: Florence ffitzpatrick <A> a great comander amongst the Rebells: Andreas ffitzpatrick Esquire another great Comander Richard Butler: Tho: Butler Peire ffitz garrett and one Cantwell whose Christen name he knoweth not. Tho: Beare William ô Hosey James Gorst Tho: Evans Hugh ô Kennaghe Tho: ô Hollaghan with dyvers others whoe from Christmas 1641 aforesaid vntill Ester following kept their Catholique campe (as they tearmed it att the Deponents sayd howse called the Mote & at other placs neere about Ballinekill: Whoe when they had taken all your the deponents said goodes & chattells & contynued there at his said howse soe Long Then they sett all his howses on fyre & burned them all downe to the ground
Stephen Somner
Jur 22o Augusti 1643
Edw: Pigott
Hen: Brereton

fol. 356v


Q County

Stephen Sumner Jur 22o
Augusti 1643 C:f

Deponent Fullname: Stephen Sumner
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Gentleman
Deponent County of Residence: Queens County
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Barnaby Dempsy, Charles Dempsie, Edmond ffitz Patrick, Florence ffitzpatrick, Andreas ffitzpatrick, Richard Butler, Tho: Butler, Peire ffitz garrett, * Cantwell, Tho: Beare, William , James Gorst, Tho: Evans, Hugh , Tho:
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel