Examination of William Stafford re William Keating

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

Date: 1654-02-08
Identifier: 818291v273


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Wexford
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Robbery, Confederacy
Commissioners: Ambrose Andrews, Thomas Hart
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 291v

William Stafford of Tamon gent being duely sworne & Examined Concerning the foresaid William Keating of wexford Alderman deceased deposeth & saith that the said william dwelt in the towne of wexford the first year & the whole time of the warre, & did not remooue into the english quarters as the english & protestants that dwelt in wexford did: where the deponent then was an Inhabitant And the deponent farther saith that the said william was a sixth parte owner of a ffriggot caled the Mary and <t> John in wexford, which ffriggot went to sea & brought in seauerall prices of the english, in or about the yeare 1646: & thence forward, The deponents cause of knowledge is for that the deponent was well acquainted with the said william & some of his Copartners in the said friggott & by the said copartners was informed of the said william Keatings sharing therein & of the prices taken by the same, And farther deposeth that the said William was Mayor or bailife in & of the towne of wexford in the time of the warre, but the certayne yeare he cannot remember, & further saith not &c
Wm Stafford:
Sworne before vs the 8th
of ffebr 1653
Tho Hart Am Andrewes

Deponent Fullname: William Stafford
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Gentleman
Deponent County of Residence: Wexford
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: William Keating
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel