Deposition of John Symson

Collection: Bysse Depositions

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

Date: 1642-12-16
Identifier: 829016r013


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Clare & Limerick
Deposition Type: Bysse
Nature of Deposition: Multiple Killing, Robbery, Lost By Debts
Commissioners: Henry Rugg, Philip Bisse
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 16r

John Symson late of Oughta in the parish of Kiltahor{ } Barony of Corkomroe within the County of Clare yeoman (a brittish protestant) duely sworne and examined before vs by vertue of &c deposeth and saieth that on or aboute the first of January last and since the begininge and by meanes of this present Rebbellion in Ireland hee lost was Robbed and forceably dispoiled of his goods and Chattles to seuerall values followinge vizt worth 314 li.
Of Cowes horses and sheepe to the value of two hundred twenty eigh{t} pounds ster, Of houshould stuffe to the value of twenty pounds sterling Of hay to the value of ten pounds ster Hee likewise saieth that hee lost in Corne in ground left on his farme aforesaid [ ] to the value of twenty pounds ster, Hee further saieth there by meanes of this Reb b ellion hee was dispo se ssed of his farme of Oughta in the parish Barony and County aforesaide wherein hee had a tearme of twenty yeares to come woorth coibus annis forty shillings ouer and aboue the Landlords rent which lease hee valueth to bee worth Twenty pounds
The deponent saieth that by meanes of this Rebbellion hee lost of debts which hee accounted good debts before the begininge of this Rebelli{on} twenty and three fourteene nyne fourteene pounds ster due vppon Connor o Bryen of lemyneth in the said County gentleman donnell o Herman of Insh in the s ai d County Inkeper William Ringwell ffra: simson & others whose names he doth not remember & in regard the said Connor ô <A> Brien & donnell o Hernan is nowe in open & actuall rebellion & the rest dis s enabled by meanes of this rebellion this deponent canot tell whether they be aliue or dead soe that this deponent canot gett satisfaction from them therefore this deponent canot gett satisfaction from them The totall of his losses amounts to three hundred & seaven foureteene pounds The deponent further saith that about the time aboue mencioned [ ] of [ ] in the said County gentleman Bryen mc Gillapatrick of the same gentleman donogh mc Cashy of Polcoolicky Conor ô Bryen of <B> lemyneth in the said County gentleman tooke away parte of this deponents Cattle This deponent likewise saith that aboute the 245th of March last Joshua Stube of loghbulgin in the said County yeoman Thomasia Stube his wife, Robert Stube his brother w{ere} {cr}uelly murthered by the { }

fol. 16v

<C> o Bryen of lemyneth aforesaid gentleman James oge mc Casy of Ballyganer in the said County yeoman [ ] John Hicky of Smithstowne in the said yeoman Ryan o fflanagane of Lemyneth in the said County yeoman & diuers others And further he deposeth not
John [mark] Simsons marke
Jurat coram nobis
16o Decembris 1642
Phil: Bisse
Hen: Rugge

The examination
of John Simson
C 272


Deponent Fullname: John Symson
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Yeoman
Deponent County of Residence: Clare
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Connor o Bryen, donnell o Herman, William Ringwell, ffra: simson, James oge mc Casy, donogh mc Cashy, Bryen mc Gillapatrick, John Hicky, Ryan o fflanagane, Joshua Stube, Thomasia Stube, Robert Stube
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Victim, Victim, Victim