Examination of James Peirce

Collection: Other Depositions

Citation: TCD, 1641 Depositions Project, online transcript January 1970
[http://1641.tcd.ie/deposition.php?depID?=819103r129] accessed Monday 25th of September 2017 03:12 PM

Dublin Core

Date: 1654-01-25
Identifier: 819103r129


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Wexford
Deposition Type: Commission
Commissioners: T Dancer, Ambrose Andrews
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 103r

The examinacion of James Peirce of Ballell gent aged forty yeares taken vpon oath on the behalfe of the Comonwealth Concerning Nicholas Stafford of Balligillane yeoman deceased
<To the 1st Inter> The Examinant Deposeth & saith that the said Nicholas dwelte at Balligillane in the County of Wexford the first year <s> & the whole time of the rebellyon and did not thence remooue into the english quarters as he might haue done as well as the english & Protestants dwelling neere him the said James Nicholas Stafford His cause of knowledge is for that the deponent was his nigh neighbour
<To the 2d inter> Hee Cannot depose
<To the 3d inter> The deponent saith that the deponent in the time that he was collector of the publicque taxes in the peere of Kil[ ]
<To the 3d inter> Hee Cannot depose
<To the 4th inter> The deponent saith that he hath seen the said Nicholas in Armes eyther with a fire locke or a musquet at the bankes of Kilrane Among the Irish there <t> gathered and in Armes in order to oppose the english & from landing out of their shipps which the examinant Conceiueth to bee about the seacond or third yeare of the Rebellyon
<To the> rest of the Interrogatoryes he Cannot depose and further saith not &c
James Pres
Sworen before vs the
25th of January 1653
T Dancer
Am Andrewes

fol. 103v

Deponent Fullname: James Peirce
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Gentleman
Deponent County of Residence: Wexford
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Nicholas Stafford
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Confederate