Examination of Hugh Turnor re John Elliott

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

Date: 1654-01-23
Identifier: 818288r270


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Wexford
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Assault, Robbery
Commissioners: Ambrose Andrews, Thomas Dancer
Deposition Transcription:

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The examinacion of Hugh Turnor of Ballidungan in the County of wexford gent aged about twenty foure yeares taken vpon oath on the behalf{e} of the County of wexford the Comonwealth Concer{} John Elliott of Rashillane gent deceased
<To the 1st interr> The deponent saith that he knew the said John being a nigh neighboure to the deponent & that the said John dwelt in the County of wexford, in the Irish quarters the whol{e} time of the rebellyon, & did not thence remooue into the english quarters as he might haue done <c> as well as the english & protestants dwelling in the said County did. His cause of knowledge is for that the said Johns habitacion was neere to the deponent at his segginshaggard & Roshillane
<To the 2d inter> Hee Cannot depose
<To the 3d & 4th inter> The deponent saith that the said John did in the first yeare of the rebellion abett & forward the same, & did Contribute his person, in the same & further saith that the said John was in actuall Armes in the said first yeare & was in Company with Christopher ffurlong of Dauidstowne, & about forty men more in <d> Armes when they came to Ballicheen the howse of Richard whitty of Ballicheen, & did breake into the said howse with force and armes, & did plunder the said whittyes goods to a great vallue, which was about a forthnight before Christmas 1641: And forth the deponents cause of knowledge is for that the deponent was in the said howse when the same was broken open & did see the said John then & there present in Armes & actiue in plundering the said whittyes goods & carrying them away And further saith that the said John was with the said Company at Castletowne the howse of Nicholas Codd esquire a protestant then fled & was plundering thereof [ ] the cause

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of this deponents Knowledge at f hereafter apperes & that Likewise the said John was one of them that did robb & pilladge Symon white of the Trummer A protestant as this deponent credibly heard, by the generall relacion of the Countrey
<To the 5th 6: 7
8: 9: 10: & 11> Hee Cannot depose
To the 12th inter> Hee deposeth & saith that the said John was at the plundering of the howse of Castletowne & was in & of & with the said Company when they brought from the said howse of Castletowne of the goods of the said Nicholas Codd one ferkin of powther, one <e> fowling peice & a quantity of match the deponents cause of knowledge is for that the deponent did see the said powther match and fowling peice with the said Company & heard from them that the same they the said Company and Ellyot had brought the same from the said howse of Castletowne as aforesaid the deponent further cause of the deponents knowledge is for that some of the said Company did when they first came into the said whittyes howse did strike & beat the deponent, And further saith not
<To the 13th> Hee Cannot depose & further saith not &c
Hugh Turnor
Sworne before vs the
23d of January 1653
T Dancer: Am Andrewes

Deponent Fullname: Hugh Turnor
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Gentleman
Deponent County of Residence: Wexford
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: John Elliott, Christopher ffurlong, Richard whitty, Nicholas Codd, Symon white
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Victim, Victim, Victim