Deposition of Sir Thomas Newcomen

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

Date: 1642-03-02
Identifier: 809282r171


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Dublin
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Robbery
Commissioners: John Watson, William Aldrich
Deposition Transcription:

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Sir Thomas Newcomen late of Killeneny in the County of Dublin Baronett sworne and examyned deposeth and sayth That since the begining of the now Rebellion in this Kingdome of Ireland vizt [ ] betweene the xxijth day of xxijth October and the last day of December now last past he this deponent at his severall houses or lands of Killmullin, Killcantroe, Ballynegee, Ballygonanmore, Ballygonanbeg, Kilbride, Ballynuske and Bolenekill in the County of Wickloe, And of Killeneny and ffryerston in the County of Dublin was robbed expelled and deprived by the Rebells of the goods & Chattles and of the severall values herein & hereafter expressed vizt of Sheepe Two thousand and Nyne hundreth whereof threescore were of the best sort of English Rams, All which sheepe (one with another) were worth ten shillings le peece, which somme in the whole amounts vnto one thousand foure hundreth and ffifty pounds: Cowes Seavenscore and twelue worth ffifty shillings le peece amounting to Three hundreth and ffourescore pounds, Horses Mares & Colts worth ffifty pounds; And this deponent for this yeare 1641 hath byn alsoe by the said Rebells dispoyled expelled & stripped of Rents and proffitts of severall lands letten to tenants and in his owne hands within the said County of Wickloe amountinge to the summe and his present losse of Eight hundreth seventie ffifty and six pounds And of this yeares Rent and proffitts of his office of Clerke of the Pipe and Ingrosser of the great Roll of his Highnes Court of Exchequer worth Three hundreth pounds, he havinge lett the same for soe much other yeares, And of the proffitts & value of his lands of Killeneny and ffryerston in the County of Dublin and the rent of his house in Thomastreete Dublin lett formerly at L li. per Annum for this present yeare 1641 the somme & value of ffower hundreth pounds, the same beinge worth 400 li. per Annum; And this deponent is alsoe from henceforth like to bee defeated stripped & expelled of and from the rents & proffitts of his said lands and office vntill the said Kingdome bee setled in peace & quietnes; And this deponent sayth that for his interest in the said office he was offered to receaue the summe of one thousand & three hundreth pounds; And further sayth that he this deponent by the said Rebells and in the tyme aforesaid was robbed and dispoiled of his household goods worth Twenty pounds and of Corne in hagard worth Twenty pounds, And that by the meanes of this present Rebellion he is deprived and hath lost divers debts owinge vnto him amountinge to the somme of Threescore and ffifteene pounds at

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the least, Soe that the whole losse and damage soe by him this deponent already susteyned by the Rebells and by the meanes of this present Rebellion amounteth to the Summe of three thowsand <3531 li.> five hundreth & [ ] Eleven thirty one pounds at the least as this deponent is verily perswaded, But for the future losse which is sure to be very great, he can giue noe estimate of the same: But for the parties rebells that soe robbed dispoyled and committed the outrages aforesaid he this deponent: whoe all the most of that tyme is inhabited in Dublin) cannott name them: But referreth himself to thexaminacion of Thomas Whittle his servant herewith taken which he beleeveth to be true
Tho: Newcomon
Jurat Martij 2do 1641
Coram nobis Joh Watson:
William Aldrich


Deponent Fullname: Thomas Newcomen
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Baronet
Deponent County of Residence: Dublin
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Thomas Whittle
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Mentioned