Deposition of George Allibone

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

Date: 1642-03-01
Identifier: 812016r015


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Carlow & Killkenny
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Assault, Robbery
Commissioners: John Watson, Roger Puttock
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 16r

George Allibone late of the Towne and parish of Hacketstowne in the County of Cather{lagh} <gent> sworne and examined deposeth that about or upon the 22d of November last about ten aclocke of {the} <A> night Edmund mc Dowling of Killevane in the County of Wicklow and Marrice Bane alias {Nolan} of Killeilonah and Coll mc Gerald Birne of Bordkill both in the said County of Wickl{ow} with about 60 persons more in their company came to this deponents house in Hacketsto{wne} abovesaid and his said house forceably entred and tooke away goods belonging to this deponent v{izt his}household provision Butter and cheese [ ] bedding, linnen, weareing apparell, Brasse and pew{ter} and other household goods worth about 100 li. This deponent further saith that upon or about t{he} 23d of the said moneth November a sonne of Brian mc Felim of Cariggecrow (whose Christian name this deponent knoweth not) of the the County of Wicklow John Ashpooly {of} the Tuckmill neare Baltinglasse in the said County and two of the sonnes of William Cooke of B{ally}gooddermannagh in the County of Catherlagh (whose christian names this deponent knoweth {not}) with many others assaulted this deponent upon the high way neare Baltinglasse abovesaid and first disarmed him of his sword and pistoll [ ] that and then forceably tooke from this Deponent Cattle worth 250 li. alleadgeing that they would and must have them for the k{inges} souldjers. This Deponent further saith that at his Farme of Killelongford in the County of Catherlagh he left goods Cattle and h { ay } wor{th} <B> 50 li. which by reason of this rebellion he could not bring away, but yet knoweth not who{e} tooke them; This deponent further saith that he had justly due and oweing to him of there good debts about 60 li. part due from such as are now in Rebellion and the rest being the greater part from protestants by the rebells dispojled and unable to make satisfaction The dep{on}ent further saith that he left behynd him at his farme in Hacketstowne abovesaid catt{le} worth 5 li. which he is credibly informed were seized upon by Brian mc Owen Bir{ne} of Hacketstowne abovesaid. This deponent further deposeth that at the Mill of Hackets{towne} he left and was di sexpelled from corne and mault Tooles and bedding worth 15 li. upon which mill he is {in}formed that Peter Wickham of Talbotstowne in the County of Wicklow Esquire hath entred and {there} in placed a Miller; This deponent further sayth that he was by the said Rebellion {disposs}essed of and driven from one Farme wheron he dwelt (with certayne hey and Fewell there left) his estate in the {said} Farme being worth 40 li. and hey and Fewell worth 20 li. and of one lease in Hacketstowne {afore}said which he had let out to two severall Tenants worth 80 li. and of one lease at Killelongfor{d} worth 100 li. soe that this deponent hath lost in all worth by the Rebells against our soveraig{ne} {L}ord the king the summe of 620 li. beside what he lost by the undersale of such good Cattle as {he} brought to Dublin 20 li. and the benefit of an increase of rent in a farme neare Dubli{n} worth 20 li. in all lost 660 li. and further this deponent canot say
George Allibone
{Ju}rat Martij 1 1641 coram nobis
Joh Watson
Roger Puttocke

fol. 16v

George Allibone
March 1 1641
22 n{o}


Deponent Fullname: George Allibone
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent County of Residence: Carlow
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Edmund mc Dowling, Marrice Bane, Coll mc Gerald Birne, John Ashpooly, Brian mc Owen Bir{ne}, Brian mc Felim, William Cooke, Peter Wickham
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Mentioned, Mentioned, Mentioned