Deposition of Rose Rochfort

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

Date: 1643-03-31
Identifier: 811122r089


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Wicklow
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Killing, Robbery
Commissioners: Henry Brereton, John Sterne
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 122r

Rose Rochfort late of Tomquojle in the Countie of wickloe Spinster sworne & examined saith That since the present Rebellion began vizt about the begining of November 1641 shee this deponent att Tomquojle aforesaid was by force and armes deprived robbed or otherwise dispojled of her goodes and chattells Consisting of Cattle horses Corne hay sheepe Howshold goodes provition the benefite of her farme & other thinges worth ffive hundred Powndes sterlinge And further sajth That the Rebells that soe robbed & depriued her were and are theis that follow vizt Donoghe Birne of Clone <A> in the County of wickloe gent & his yonger brother whose christen name shee cannott call to mynd: and divers other Rebellious souldjers vnder the Comand of the said Donoghe But their names shee is not able to expresse: And the deponent saith That her elder brother Captain James Rochfort (whoe was slaine in his Maiesties service at Kilsawghlin) at the tyme of his death stood iustly indebted to Mary & Lettice Rochford this deponentes sisters for their porcions, the sume of one hundred and ffifty twenty powndes a peece: which said sumes & portions this deponent conceiveth they haue lost ffor that her said brother was a little before his death robbed and deprived of all his goodes chattells & estate soe as hee left not meanes to give them any satisfaccion withall
Rose Rochfort
Deposed [ ] May vltimo 1643
Hen: Brereton
John Sterne

fol. 122v


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May 1643
2 No

Deponent Fullname: Rose Rochfort
Deponent Gender: Female
Deponent Occupation: Spinster
Deponent County of Residence: Wicklow
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Donoghe Birne, James Rochfort, Mary Rochford, Lettice Rochford
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Victim, Victim, Victim