Deposition of Walter Watts

Collection: Bysse Depositions

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

Date: 1643-06-26
Identifier: 828231r313


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Cork & Kerry
Deposition Type: Bysse
Nature of Deposition: Multiple Killing, Robbery, Lost By Debts
Commissioners: James Wallis, Philip Bisse
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 231r


Walter Watts Late of the towne & parish of Treley barony of Corkeg w inny & within the com of kerry merchant (a brittish protestant duly sworne & examined before vs by vertue &c. deposeth & sayth that vpon the 25th day of Jan: 1641, & diuers tymes since he lost was robbed & forceably dispoiled of his goods and Chattles to the seuerall values following vizt worth part consisting in debts due from
Of Cowes horses and swine to the value of fifty pounds Of househould stuff & prouision & weareing apparrell to the value of one hun dred thirty & fifty pounds Of ready mony to the value of one hundred & fourteen pounds Of Plate & gould rings to the value of twelue pounds ten shillings Of Salt and hides to the value of three hundred & nyntye pounds Of Corne and hay in haggard to the value of twenty fiue pounds Of merchantable goods to the value of twenty nyne pounds, He likewise sayth that he was dispossessed of a lease of Gortacashlane wherin he had a terme of Eleauen yeares to come worth coibus annis two pounds per annum ouer & aboue the Land Lords rent wherein he conceaues himselfe damnifyed to the value of twenty pounds, Al s o of a house in Traley aforesaid which was burnt he Lost in it to the value of one hundred and twentye pounds Of debts amounting to the value of three hundred & fourty pounds which e re this rebellion were estemed good debts but now became desparate by reason some of the debtors are impouerished protestants as Tho: Gray of Treley aforesaid Deane of Ardfart & Captain Edward Hasset & John Hassett his brother & diuers others & the rest Papists and out in open and actuall rebellion as James Trant of Arda{} & within the com of Kerry merchant Patrick Creagh of the Cittie of Limerick merchant Walter Hussy of Castlegregory barony of Cortogwiny & within the Com of Kerry gentleman Garret Mc James of BallymacNeile barony of Trehonackne & within the com of Kerry gentleman and diuers others whose names he cannott now remember & there { fore } this deponent cannot gett any satisfacion from any of them, The totall of his Losses amounts to the value of one thousand two hundred & fifty pounds ten shilling Also he sayth that all his aforesaid goods were tak’n away by the Captaines of the seidge of Treley He being further examined deposeth And that dureing the seidge of the Castle of Treley there were about seauenscore of men women & Children that dyed & were kild by the rebells & further he cannot depose

Walter [mark] Watts marke
Jurat coram nobis 26o Jun: 1643
Phil: Bisse
Jam: Wallis

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Deponent Fullname: Walter Watts
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Merchant
Deponent County of Residence: Kerry
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Tho: Gray, Edward Hasset, John Hassett, James Trant, Patrick Creagh, Walter Hussy, Garret Mc James
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel