Deposition of William Chadwick

Collection: Bysse Depositions

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

Date: 1643-01-23
Identifier: 829211r135


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Clare & Limerick
Deposition Type: Bysse
Nature of Deposition: Robbery, Lost By Debts
Commissioners: Philip Bisse, Thomas Elwell
Deposition Transcription:

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William Chadwick late of the Towne & parish of Cullen barony of Clan William & within the in the County of lymericke yeoman (a brittish protestant) duely sworne and examined before vs by vertue of a Comission vnder the broade seale of this kingdome beareing date 5o Marcy Anno Regis decimo sept i mis concerneing the robberyes and spoiles lately comitted by the rebells on Brit t ish & protestants in the Province of Munster &c deposeth & saith That vpon the 25th of december 1641 or thereabouts he lost was robbed & forceably dispoiled of his goods & Chattles to the seuerall values followeing vzt worth 170 li. 6s.
Of Cowes mares one horse & one coult to the value of one hundred and eleven pounds Of houshould stuffe to the value of fiue pounds Of hay to the value of seaven pounds Of ready mony the sume of fiue pounds foure shillinges The deponent saith that by meanes of this presente rebellion in Ireland he was dispossessed of a farme (parte of the lands of Cullen aforesaid) wherin he had tearme of three yeeres yeet to come woorth to this deponent Coibus annis before this rebellion fiue pounds per Annum de Claro he conceaues that he is damnified by looseing the benefitt of such a lease the sume of ten pounds He was likewise dispossessed of parte of the lands of Portcroe in the County of Tipperary wherin he

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had another lease for the Tearme of fifteene yeeres to come worth to this deponent yeerly vltra reprisas foure pounds per annum, his enterest in this lease he conceaues is woorth to be bought & sould twenty pounds Of debts amounting to the sume of Twelue pounds six shillinges due from John Dan of Goulden bridge in the said County Inkeeper Richard M ayor of Ballyward in the said County of lymericke shepheard Ann Barnett of Ballyhandry in the said County of Tipperary widdowe dissenabled protestants by meanes of this rebellion therefore this deponent canot gett satisfaction from them. The totall of his losses amount to one hundred three score and ten pounds six shillinges This deponent likewise saith that aboute the begining of January 1641 <B> all his said Cattle were forceably taken away in the day time by the hands & meanes of Wiliam Bourke of Cloghflohard in the said County of Tipperary gentleman, Derby Mulryan of Clenbricke in the said County gentleman Donnell Mulryan of BallyKushell in the said County gentleman and by their forces & further he deposeth not
William [mark] Chadwickes
Jurat coram nobis
23o January 1642
Phil: Bisse
Thomas Ellwell

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The examination
of William Chadwicke


Deponent Fullname: William Chadwick
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent County of Residence: Limerick
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: John Dan, Richard Mayor, Ann Barnett, Wiliam Bourke, Derby Mulryan, Donnell Mulryan
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel