Deposition of William Golburn

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

Date: 1642-01-08
Identifier: 813273r202


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Kildare
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Arson, Robbery
Commissioners: John Sterne, Roger Puttock
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 273r

A note of the losse and dam m adges that William Golburne Archdeacon of Kildare hath sustayned by meanes of the present Rebellion since the iiijth of december in A nn o 1641 being sworne & examined deposeth & saith That
Inprimis on sunday att night being the fift of december
Anno predic ther was driuen of his farmes of his goodes the
number of xlixty Cowes of English streyne and
a Bull by Rebells to his dammadg of ------------------------------------150 li.
Item the same night driuen away of his the
said William his goodes by Rebells as aforesaid
the Number of 230 sheep with certayne Eng-
lish Ramms to his dammadg of ------------------------------------------xl li.
Item on sunday att night being the xijth of this
instant dec. the said William had one howse
adjoyning and neer to his Castle in Boden-
stowne willfully and maliciously sett on fire
by the Rebells, and certayne goodes in the said
house burned and consumed with fire to his
damadg of ----------------------------------------------------------------xl li.
Item on the xvjth of December or therabout the
servants he the said William left in trust (him
selfe and his wife and Children being forced
to fly for safeguard of their liues to Dublin)
to keep and defend his Castle, haggard and
other goodes he left ther were dispossessed
therof and expulsed, the Corne and hay then in
his said servants Custody being worth
as he verely beleeveth --------------------------------------------------200 li.
Item his library with other things contayned and
left in his study seased by [ ] Enemies to
his dammadg of -----------------------------------------------------------100 li.
Item the goodes of the said William Golburne
that he left in his Castle att Bodenstowne
seased on by the said Rebells. viz fiue feather
bedds, Nine flockbedds, with Caddowes and
other furniture belonging to the said Bedds
togather alsoe with Bedstedds, Tables, Cupboards,
Tables, stooles, Chayres, Chests; Beer, Beefe
poudred and other provision, of to his damadg of ------------------50 li.
Item his Corne in ground to the number of xxxviijty
Acres of Wheat and bear price ----------------------------------------150 li.

fol. 273v

Item the said William about the 3. of december
aforesaid with his wife and family were
forced for safeguard of ther liues were forced
to leav his dwelling howse and the ffearmes
of Cassamsex and fleshtowne togather with
other houldings he hath in ff Bodenstowne
Gallons, and Osbostowne for many years
yett to come att an easy rate to his dammadg
of -------------------------------------------------------------------------250 li.
Item ther is owing to the said William by bonds
for the proffitts of the last harvest and other debts
which he accounts as lost att least for the most part
by reason that the most of his debtors are in open260 li. or
Action of open Rebellion the summe of ----------------------------therabout
Item taken from the said William about the
19. 29. of December aforesaid by the Rebells
Ten Oxen, a Bull, six steres, and seaven
yearlings to his dammadg of -----------------------------------------xl li.
Item taken away the 24th of december by
the Rebells garrans and saddle naggs
with other goodes to his dammadg of -------------------------------xxx li.
Item a quantity of Mault and Corne 70
Carts of Turffe, and other houshould stuff
to the value of -----------------------------------------------------------xx li.
Item in Butter, woole, and flax to the value of ---------------------x li.
Item a Brewing furnace of Brasse, with
Brasse potts Spitts, Iron racks, peuter
brewing vessells, Iron grates &c to the value of -------------------xx li.
Item a payr of Virginalls, a lardg Clock, a
Vyole, and an Iron grate from the Castle -------------------------xx li.
Item, Carts, plowes, with ther harnesse and
necessaryes thervnto belonging; 2 Iron har-
rowes. with timber and other things belonging
to husbandry to his dammadg of -------------------------------------x li.
Item the Tables, A presse, Court-Cupbords,
with Stooles, Chayres a Bedstedd &
other things in the hall, Clossett & parlour
to his dammadge of ----------------------------------------------------vj li. xiij s. iiij d.
Item a ffee farme of from his maiestie of xiijen
acres of Arrable land and the tiths therof
with certayne meddow & pasture thervnto be
longing, att v s. per Annum to his dammadg of --------------------lxxx li.

fol. 274r

Item a lease from his maiestie of the Tiths
of Timochoe and other parcells for 80. yeares
(or therabouts) yet to come which is worth com
munibus Annis) vltr repris --------------------------------------------lv li.
Item the meanes of my Church liuings
<1691 li. 13 s. 4 d.> per Annum -------------------------------------Clx li.
The said William Golburne further declareth that on Wednesday last Katheren, the wife of one Richard Nolan of Barronrath in the County of Kyldare who (togather with others for whom he the said Richard is bound) is indebted vnto the said William in the summe of Nineteen pounds) came to this examinant and told him that Thomas ffarback <A> who was late servant vnto the said William but is now in action of open Rebellion came vnto him the said Nolan and commaunded him to pay what money he and the rest owed vnto the said William Golburne to him the said ffarback for the vse of the Army, (meaning the Rebells) which if he and they refused to do he the said ffarback and his companions would burne his and their houses.
William Golburne
Jurat coram nobis 8to Januar. 1641.
Roger Puttock
John Sterne

(endorsement on

fol. 276v


Deponent Fullname: William Golburne
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Clergy
Deponent County of Residence: Kildare
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Richard Noland, Katheren *, Thomas ffarback
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Debtor, Victim, Rebel