Examination of Any ny Cary

Citation: TCD, 1641 Depositions Project, online transcript January 1970
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Date: 1653-04-22
Identifier: 838160r215


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Antrim
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Multiple Killing, Words
Commissioners: George Rawdon
Deposition Transcription:

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<symbol> The Examinacion of Any ny Cary taken before mee the 22th of Aprill 1653
Who being duly sworne & examined saith that she this Examinante in the begining of the Rebellion haueing forty pounds of mony in the hands of hir mother Katheryn ny Stogher who then liued att Ballymartyn in the County of Antrym, went from hir owne dwelling house at Dromgale about two miles distance from the sayd Ballymartyn, {to} gett hir sayd forty pounds from hir sayd mothers feareing least the same might be taken from hir, or lost the tymes being so troublesome & when she came to hir house she there found hir sayd mother and [ ] four sisters all things then peaceable with them, onely they feared both Irish & Scotts where this Examinante stayed three or four nights
And this Examinante further sayth that hir three brothers by name Rory McCarry Henry mcCarry & Owen McCarry were three souldiers in the foote Company vnder the Comaund of Mr Vpton, to which John Garvan was Leiutenant and sayth that about three dayes before Christmas Day to the best of hir remembrance, the sayd Leiutenant tooke the Armes from the sayd Rory & Henry McCarry & put them of the Company for what cause shew knoweth not, & bid them goe home to their plowing and followe their husbandry which they did accordingly, and about midnight of the same day the sayd Leiutenant Garvan came to Ballymartyn aforesayd (accompanyed with about fourscore horse & foote, whose names she knowes not save Robert Miller, the Crawfords and sayth the rest of their were most of them neighbours liueing thereabout) whoe and went into the house of hir sayd mother & Brothers and the rest of the houses of the towne: and there haueing lighted Candles, with their swords & pikes killed both man woemen & Children, in number about twenty six

<Leiutenant Garuan Robert Miller Crawfords>

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Whereof the sayd Rory & henry were two which Rory was killed by the hands of the sayd Leiutenant the rest were woemen & Children, And further sayth that A little boy whose mother was A Scotts woeman came to the sayd Crawfords and desired them to saue his life for that his mother was A Scotts woeman who made him answeare that he was halfe Irish because his father was an Irish man, and therefore bid kill him, and so fell vpon him & killed him; this Examinants Cause of knowledge as for that by gods prouidence she together with Knogher O Gueen and his wife (who now liue with maior Perrott about the Newry) made an escape and stayd in A little Create neer hand where she both heard & saw, (the night being A Cleare moone shyne night) what she hath deposed: & farther sayth that the same night most of all the Irish neighbours within three miles about; about three hundred men woemen & Children were all killd by the sayd Leiutenant & that party: And further sayth, that one William Magogan now liueing, whose father was then killed with an axe, can depose to the same purpose which William now liues about Capten Langsford at Kilmakevet and further sayth not

Any ny Carry her marke

Geo: Rawdon

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Any ny Carryes Examinaction
Extn} Leiutenant Garuan Rob: Miller Crawfords

Deponent Fullname: Any ny Cary
Deponent Gender: Female
Deponent County of Residence: Antrim
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Katheryn ny Stogher, Rory McCarry, Henry mcCarry, Owen McCarry, Mr Vpton, John Garvan, Robert Miller, Knogher O Gueen, maior Perrott, William Magogan, Capten Langsford, * Crawfords
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Mentioned, Victim, Victim, Mentioned, Mentioned, Denounced, Denounced, Victim, Succour, Witness, Mentioned, Victim