Deposition of Richard Ashton

Collection: Bysse Depositions

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

Date: 1642-08-03
Identifier: 829276r184


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Clare & Limerick
Deposition Type: Bysse
Nature of Deposition: Robbery
Commissioners: Henry Rugg, Philip Bisse, Thomas Elwell
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 276r

Richard Ashton late of Ballishonakin in the parish of Effen Baroney of C oss le with in the County of Limrick gent A brittish protestant being duely Sworne and examined before vs by vertue of his Maiesties Comission bearing date &c deposeth and saieth deposeth that on or aboute the 10th day of January last past and since the begining of this present rebellion in Ireland hee lost was Robbed and forceably dispoyled of his goodes and Chattells to the seuerall values ffollowing vizt worth 382 li. 10 s.
Off Cattell young and ould and Horses to the value of Nineteene pownds and Tenn shillings Off Corne and Hay in house and Haggard to the value of four skore and Tenn pownds ster Off Implements of Husbandry to the value of Thirteene pownds This deponent further saieth that hee was expelled and driven Away his from his farme of Ballishonakin in the aforesid County where hee left in Corne in Ground to the value of three skore pownds ster which this deponent Conceives to be lost This deponent likewise saieth that hee was expelled and driven away from his aforesaid farme where in hee had a lease of Twenty three yeeres vnexpired together with his Improvments in fencing and building worth Coibus Annis thirty pownds per Annum above the land lords Rent which this deponent valueth to be worth the Sume of Two hundred pownds ster The totall of this d eponen ts losses Amounts to the Sume of three hundred four skore and Two pownds and Tenn shillings ster and that by the hand and Meanes about the times aboue mencioned of Sir Edward fitz Harriss of Cloganotfee knight and Miles [ ] Harriss his vnkell of Ballimcshane bege in the aforesaid County gent and theire followers whose names this deponnet Knoweth not and Garrett fiz Gerrald of Thomas Towne within the aforesaid County gent and his followers whose names this deponent knoweth not and further he e Cannot depose
Rich Ashton
Jurat Coram Nobis
3o day of August 1642
Phil: Bisse
Hen: Rugge
Thomas Ellwell

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Rich Ashtons Exam:

The examination of
Richard Ashton gent


Deponent Fullname: Richard Ashton
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Gentleman
Deponent County of Residence: Limerick
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Edward Harriss, Miles Harriss, Garrett fiz Gerrald
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel