Examination of Isabell Kerr

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

Date: 1653-03-01
Identifier: 838051r069


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Antrim
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Multiple Killing, Succour
Commissioners: Richard Brasier, Thomas Coote
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 51r


The Examinacion of Isabell the wife of Daniel Kerr of Derrickighan parish in the County of Antrim taken before vs the first day of March 1652
<16> Who being duely sworne & examined saith That her owne & late husband James Kerrs lifes were saved after the Murder at Portnaw by John McMullan Ever McMullan & Angus McMullan who dwell now neere Portnaw for the space of about two Moneths <A> after which time they escaped to Ballentoy house where after ten daies her said late husband James Kerr goeing out from the same house about a Muskett shott & an halfe to fetch spring water for one was sicke he together with his Sisters sonne called Robert Moore was Murdred as she heard & as the Brittish


fol. 51v


<B> Brittish in the said house of Ballentoy could by their sight & view discerne by Connogher reagh ô Cahan Gilduffe ô Cahans bastard sonn & thirteene or fowertenne more of the said Gilduffe ô Cahans men And further she saith not

Tho: Coote
Rich: Brasier Major

Deponent Fullname: Isabell Kerr
Deponent Gender: Female
Deponent Occupation: Wife
Deponent County of Residence: Antrim
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: John McMullan, Ever McMullan, Angus McMullan, James Kerr, Robert Moore, Connogher reagh , Gilduffe , Daniel Kerr
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Succour, Succour, Succour, Victim, Victim, Rebel, Rebel, Mentioned