Deposition of Symon Colston

Collection: Bysse Depositions

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

Date: 1642-10-07
Identifier: 829167r100


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Clare & Limerick
Deposition Type: Bysse
Nature of Deposition: Apostacy, Robbery, Lost By Debts
Commissioners: Philip Bisse, Robert Southwell
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 167r

Symon Colston late of the towne & parish of Loughall barony of Connelly & within the County of Limericke yeoman (a brittish protestant) duely sworne & examined by vertue of &c deposeth and saith That on or aboute Christmas last & diuers times since the begining of this presente rebellion in Ireland he lost was robbed and forceably dispoyled of his goods and Chattles to the seuerall values followeing vzt worth 89 li.
Of one Cowe foure yeerlings one mare one horse & two coults to the value of seaven pounds Of houshould goods to the value of ten pounds Of hay and Corne in the haggard to the value of thirteene pounds Of Corne in ground nowe lost by this rebellion to the value of fifteene pounds Of wood ready cutt for fireing & bayleing to the value of ffortie shillinges Of two boates with their tacklinges to the value of sixteene pounds part consisting Of debts amounting to the sume of six & twenty pounds six shillinges due from Richard Stevenson of Dunmoylen in the County of limericke Esquire in actuall rebellion deceased, Dauid fflaiene of Limerick tyler, William Roch of the same merchant, Daniell oge of the same mazon all nowe in actuall rebellion & diuers other protestants vtterly dissenabled by this rebe{llion}are en debtd parte of thaboue sume The totall o{f} his losses amounts to foure score & nyne pounds six sh{ } He further saith that the said Cowe & yeerlings were taken a{way}

fol. 167v

by Mohowne o Kelly of Loughall aforesaid & the said <B> boates were likewise taken away by Mohowne Moyle of in the said County Clare gentleman & Roger mc Connor of Loughall aforesaid gentleman He further saith that Thomas Eaton of the same myner & Ellynor his wife & John Whatman of the same & his wife Thomas Blackbedge of Beth in the said County yeoman & his wife James Barly & his wife were formerly protestants but since this rebellion turned papists & further he deposeth not
Symon [mark] Calstons mark
Jurat coram nobis
7o 8bris 1642
Phil: Bisse
Ro: southwell

The examination
of Symon Colston

Deponent Fullname: Symon Colston
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Yeoman
Deponent County of Residence: Limerick
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Richard Stevenson, Dauid fflaiene, William Roch, Daniell oge, Mohowne o Kelly, Mohowne Moyle, Roger mc Connor, Thomas Eaton, Ellynor Eaton, John Whatman, Thomas Blackbedge, James Barly
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Apostate, Apostate, Apostate, Apostate, Apostate