Examination of Robert Park

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

Date: 1653-01-03
Identifier: 826093r093


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Cork
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Assault, Death, Robbery
Commissioners: John Page
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 93r


Robert Park of Crookhaven in the County of Corke Merchant deposeth that in the begining of the Rebellion in Ireland this deponent was within Crookhaven aforesaid robbed & deprived of his shipp called the Mathew of Crookhaven & of goods & Merchandize therein to his Losse & damage of Eight hundred Powndes by theis sea pirats vizt <A> Captain Byles, Dymms a souldier Captaine Kelly Capten Durant, Capten Rosters Capten Teige mac Carty & others their assistants And about half a yere after this deponent with his wife children & family were expelled & driven from his howse at Crookhaven aforesaid & robbed of his goods & chattells then & there being worth 300 li. & above, And then his wife by occasion of the Rebells bruising & affrighting her, died. And afterwards this deponents sonn Robert Park takeing vpp Armes against the Rebells was by them slaine in service vnder the Comand of Colonell Cooke. And his younger sonn was & is a souldjer for the Parliament in Cork. And this deponent being aged is now in great misery: And further saith that those Rebells who surprized his howse & robbed him of his goods therein were all Irish, but strangers altogether vnknowne to him this deponent:/

Robert Parke
Sworne the third day of January
John Page

A true copie of the Originall
examined by
Tho: Waring

fol. 93v


The Examinacion
of Robert Parke

Deponent Fullname: Robert Park
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Merchant
Deponent County of Residence: Cork
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Captain Byles, * Dymms, Captaine Kelly, Capten Durant, Capten Rosters, Teige mac Carty, Robert the younger Park, Thomas Waring
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Mentioned, Copyist