Deposition of Gamaliell Warter

Collection: Bysse Depositions

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

Date: 1642-06-04
Identifier: 829297r192


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

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

fol. 297r

Gamaliell Warter late of Cullin in the barony of Conagh & com of Limericke Esquire (a brittish protestant) duly sworne & examined &c deposeth & sayth that on or about Christmas last & since the begining of this present rebellion in Ireland he lost was robbed & forceably dispoyled of his goods & Chattles to & estate worth the seuerall values following vzt [ ] li. 5165 li.
Of his [staill] & sheepe to the value of two hundred pounds Of his farme {o}f Cullin aforesaid where in he hath an estate for life & canot peaceably enioy the same by reason of the presente rebellion being well Improued in building planting fenceing & ditching with 400 [li.] paid for the said land the last yeare worth Coibus Annis before this rebellion the sume of three hundred & fiftye pounds per annum aboue the land Lords rent which he valueth to be worth to be sould two thousand pounds sterling He was like wise by meanes of this rebellion dispossessed of his farme of the Lands of Em ley within the com of Tipperary well Improued worth Coibus annis two hundred & forty pounds per annum aboue the land Lords r ent hauing a Lease therein of ten years to come which he valueth to be worth one thousand two hundred pounds sterling Of the townes & lands of Tipperary worth likewise Coibus annis aboue the land Lords rent one hundred pounds per annum wherin he had a lease of twenty seauen yeeres to come which he valueth to be woorth eight hundred pounds sterling The deponent sayth that he was dispossessed of the lease of a certaine wood in the Com of Limericke which he bought from Charles o Dwire now in rebellion wherein he had a lease of sixteene years to come which he valueth to be worth fifty pounds sterling Also that there are seuerall persons duly indebted to this deponent in the sume of seauen hundred & fifty fiue pounds sterling parcell of the losse aforesaid which although he accounted to be good debts before the begining of this rebellion yett in regard the debtors are out in actuall rebellion he cannot gett satisfaction from them vizt Pierce Buttler of Bansagh in the com of Tipperary Esquire Walter Harrold of Garryllmod in the com of Limericke gen: & John Monslowe neere Knockardon in the com of Tipperary gen: Theobald Boorke the Lo: Baron of Brittas Miles Magrath of Killonalliffe in the com of Limericke gen: Richard Butler of Magorlan in the com of Tipperary gen Thomas Kelly of Cullin aforesaid merchant William mc Therlagh of Cullin aforesaid yeoman Sir John Magrath of Allonolane in the com of Tipperary baronett Edmond ffitz Gerrald of Clenlis in the com of Limericke gen The deponent sayth that there are seuerall arreares of rent for his farme & the arreares of Galbally thiethes due to this depon e nt vpon seuerall rebells the deponents tenants the sume of three hundred pounds sterling: the names of the parties he doth not remember for want of his rent roll to which for more certainity he reffereth himselfe The totall of his losses amounts to fiue thousand one hundred three score & fiue pounds sterling The deponent sayth that he was soe robbed by the meanes of William oge Ryan of Cordangon in the com: of Tipperary gen & the Briens of Aherloe in the said com gentleman: He lastly sayth that William Blake of Cullin aforesaid Tanner was robbed & stripped by the Lord of Castle Conell & his tenants & that Mary Monslowe together with her husband Marcus Monslowe of Emley aforesaid & Michell Monslowe & John Monslowe father to the said Marcus & Michel{l} formerly reputed {protestants but since this rebellion turned to the masse?}

fol. 297v

As this deponent was credibly informed & further he cannot depose
Ga Warter
Jurat coram nob: 4o
Juny 1642
Phil: Bisse
Richard ffrench

Gamaliell Warters Exam:


Deponent Fullname: Gamaliell Warter
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Esquire
Deponent County of Residence: Limerick
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Charles o Dwire, Pierce Buttler, Walter Harrold, John Monslowe, Theobald Boorke, Miles Magrath, Richard Butler, Thomas Kelly, William mc Therlagh, John Magrath, Edmond ffitz Gerrald, William oge Ryan, Lord of Castle Conell, William Blake, Mary Monslowe, Marcus Monslowe, Michell Monslowe, John Monslowe
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Rebel, Rebel, Victim, Apostate, Apostate, Apostate, Apostate