Examination of Elizabeth Campbell

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

Date: 1653-03-07
Identifier: 838068r120


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

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

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The examinacion of Elizabeth the wife of John Campbell in the parish of Loughgeill taken before vs the said 7th day of March 1652
<42:> Who being duely sworne [ ] & examined saith That about 300 woemen besides Children were murdred by the Irish at Ballyluske & Ballynefeagh about 2: or 3: daies after Portnaw murder <D> & that the Examinants father was murdred there by Donnell McIlaine now as she heares liveing in Raghrie & by Gillaspy McLamond who went for Scotland And that Gilbert McIlwee who went for Scotland & some others of the Irish put this Examinants Child & 3: Children more into a hole made in the earth all of them alive at Ballyluske aforesaid & buryed them quicke as she hath credibly heard And further she saith not

Tho: Coote
Rich: Brasier Major


Deponent Fullname: Elizabeth Campbell
Deponent Gender: Female
Deponent Occupation: Wife
Deponent County of Residence: Antrim
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: John Campbell, Donnell McIlaine, Gillaspy McLamond, Gilbert McIlwee
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Mentioned, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel