Deposition of Rowland Price

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

Date: 1642-03-22
Identifier: 809320r205


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Dublin
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Robbery, Lost By Debts
Commissioners: Henry Brereton, William Hitchcock
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 320r

Rowland Price of the Citty of Dublin Inkeeper duly sworne & examined deposeth That since the 23th of October Last past hee hath Lost & beene robbed & dispoiled of his goods & chattles debts & otherwise to the values following vizt of horses mares & colts worth fifteene pounds, of sheepe worth thirtie & seaven pounds shillings, of hay & the benefitt of grasse & at the Gibbons in the Countie of Dublin worth twentie pounds, and of his Lease of the Gibbons aforesaid which (as the Deponent verily beleiveth at the beginning of this rebellion was worth an hundred and fortie pounds, but by which of the rebells the said dispoiling or robberie was comitted the Deponent knoweth not certainly, onely hee hath beene informed (by some of the neighbours in those parts) that [ ] Martin Scurlock Captaine Scurlocke his eldest sonn and Thomas Sc urlock 2d sonns to the Rebell Patrick Scurlock of Rathcredan tooke away part of the Deponents hay And the Deponent further saith that hee hath lost the benefitt of another Lease of Lands & of a house which at his owne charge which hee builded at Churchtowne in the said Countie which hee verily beleiveth was worth to have beene sould at the begining of this rebellion the some of three hundred pounds at the Least & is now worth nothing to him, So that the totall of And hee also saith that severall persons in this Kingdome were & yett are indebted vnto him in severall sommes of money amounting to an hundred & twentie pounds which hee esteemed as good debts at the begining of this rebellion yett are now Lost & not by him expected, in regard some of the said persons are in actuall rebellion & the rest soe robbed & dispoiled by the rebells that they are vtterly disb disenabled to make any satisfaccion So that the totall of this deponents Losses by meanes of this rebellion amounts vnto ffive hundred nyntie and sixe pounds ster And hee further deposeth That since the beginning of this said rebellion hee had in his charge & s custody 160 & odd sheepe belonging to one Mr East a Minister or Preacher which cattle the deponent for the more safety of them (together with other cattle of other mens) did putt to Drumnagh neare Dublin from whence the said sheepe were taken away by some of the said rebells whose names hee knoweth not
Signum [mark] Rowland
Jur 22o Marcij 1641
Hen: Brereton
William Hitchcocke


fol. 320v

91. Dublin
Rowland Price 22o
Marcij 1641
Cert fact


Deponent Fullname: Rowland Price
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Innkeeper
Deponent County of Residence: Dublin
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Martin Scurlock, Thomas Scurlock, Patrick Scurlock, Mr East
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Victim