Deposition of Thomas Woolcock

Collection: Bysse Depositions

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

Date: 1642-05-07
Identifier: 824197r178


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Cork
Deposition Type: Bysse
Nature of Deposition: Apostacy, Robbery
Commissioners: Nicholas Bagbere, Philip Bisse, Richard French
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 197r


Thomas Woolcocke Late of Carraborrahooe in the parish of Carrigkippane in the barony of Muskry & within the County of the Cittie of Corke (a brittish protestant) being duely sworne & examined before vs by vertue of his Maiesties Comission to vs & others directed beareing date at Dublin the 5th day of March in the 17th yeere of his Maiesties raigne that nowe is touching the losses & suffrings of the English and protestants within the province of Munster deposeth & saith. That on or about the 10th day of ffebr last he hath beene robbed & forceably dispoiled of his goods & Chattles to the values following vizt worth 80 li. 6 s.
Of his cowes to the value & horses to the value of fortie pounds. Of his enterest in his lease of Curraborahooe woorth till this rebellion begun to the value of twenty pounds, which he expectes not to enioy vntill a peace be settled in Irland Of his houshould goods & other necessaries to the value of three pounds ten shillings. Of his corne in ground which he conceaueth to be loste to the value of fifteen pounds sterling. Of his corne in the house to the value of twenty shillings sterling. Of his linnen woollen & weareing apparell to the value of sixteene shillings he was robbed of the premisses by William Slaba of Blarny in the said County yeoman & his sons with diuers others whose names he knoweth not he deposeth that John Jening Jenkin dauid & John Spred. He further saith that William Miler, Richard Barrett of the parish of Carrigcippan & John o Callaghan of Carrigroghane were formerly professed protestants but since this rebellion are turned papists rebells The totall of his losses amounts to foure score pounds six shillings & further he canot depose

Thomas [mark] Woolcockes marke
Jurat coram nobis 7o
die May 1642
Ni: Philpot
Phil: Bisse
Richard ffrench

fol. 197v


The examination of Thomas

Deponent Fullname: Thomas Woolcocke
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent County of Residence: Cork
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: William Slaba, William Miler, Richard Barrett, John o Callaghan
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Apostate, Apostate, Apostate