Deposition of John Smith

Collection: Bysse Depositions

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

Date: 1642-10-22
Identifier: 825301r279


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Cork
Deposition Type: Bysse
Nature of Deposition: Robbery, Lost By Debts
Commissioners: Philip Bisse, Robert Southwell
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 301r

John Smith late of Gurtinrow in the parish of Kineagh in the Barrony of Eneskeyne & Countie of Corke husbandman A Brittish protestant beeing duely examined <& sworne> by vertue of his Maiesties Comission &c: deposeth and saith that at or about the second day of ffeberuary last past at Gurtinrow aforesaid & in the parishes adioyning he was robed & forcibly dispoyled of his goods & Chattells by meanes of this rebellion to the seuerall vallues following viztt value of 162 li. sterling part cons part consisting
In Cowes horses and Sheepe ffiftie foure pounds ster: in corne worth Twentie six pounds, in goods in Mr Hurleys Castle an Irish rebell Ten pounds ster: in debts lost by meanenes of the said rebellion & owing by Owen mc Donogh Carty of Cahirkurke in the said County gentleman, William Hurly of Kilmyne in the said County gentleman are in actuall rebellion the some of ffortie two pounds he had a lease for newly taken frome the said William Hall Hurly for twentie yeares, hee paid eighteene pounds Income, hee paid his rent duely, and enioyed the beneffitt of the said lease but one whole yeare it is frome value d worth Thirtie pounds ster: he was driuene frome the beneffitt thereof, by the meanes of the said rebellion in Ireland, that now he conceaueth it to be lost, The totall of his losses amounts vnto one hundred Threescore & tow pounds ster: & further he deposeth not
John Smith
Jurat coram nobis
22o 8bris 1642
Phil: Bisse
Ro: southwell

fol. 301v


The examination of
John smith

Deponent Fullname: John Smith
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Husbandman
Deponent County of Residence: Cork
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Owen mc Donogh Carty, William Hurly
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Debtor, Debtor