Examination of William Jones

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

Date: 1654-01-27
Identifier: 819069v093


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Wexford
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Killing, Confederacy
Commissioners: [ ], Ambrose Andrews
Deposition Transcription:

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The examinacion of William Jones of Clansharrongh of in the barrony of shelbyrne in the County of Wexford mason taken vpon oath on the behalfe of the Comonwealth Concerning the said Walter Whitty of Dungulp in the said County gent deceased
<To the first Inter> The examinant Deposeth that the said Walter Whitty dwelt in the County of Wexford in the Irish quarters the whole time of the rebellyon till he dyed & did not thence remooue into the english quarters as his english and <q> protestant Neighbours did, The deponents cause of knowledge is for that the deponent dwelte nigh the said Walter Whitty parte of the first yeare &c
<To the 2d inter> Hee Cannot depose
<To the 3d & 4th inter> The deponent saith that the said Walter did not onely Contribute his person, but his howse seruants and Armes against the english this deponent hauing been At the said Walters howse & seen his seruants in Armes as aforesaid. And further saith that in the said first yeare of the rebellion one Captain Aston Leiutenant Treuisoe & a partie of the english came to Dungulp <r> & sumoned the said Walter Whitty to yeild his howse & to goe to the forte of Duncannon vnder the shelter of the english, which the said Walter Whitty denyed to doe & thereupon he and his seruants made seauerall shots against the english; And the said Leiutenant Treuisoe with about six of the men vnder his Comand as they were Returning homewardes toward the fort{e} were met with by a party of the Irish & Killed: This deponents cause of Knowledge is for that the deponent dwelt within halfe a mile to the said Walter & did heare the shooting at the said Whittyes howse & did heare of the Inhabitants of the countrey that the said Leiutenant Treuiso was slayne whereof the examinant was more fully & certainely informed by the Lord Esmonds party at this deponents being with them in the said forte

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<To the 5: 6: 7: 8: & 9th> Hee cannot depose
<To the 10th inter> The deponent saith that he was informed by the said Walters people and tennants that a brother of the said Walters by whose name the deponent cannot call to minde was in the said howse at the time the english were opposed <s> as aforesaid & that the said Walters brother was then & there in Armes & disswaded the said Walter from yeilding the said howse to the english.
<To the 11: 12: 13th> Hee Cannot depose
William Jones [mark] his marke
Sworne before vs the
27th of January 1653
T Dancer
Am Andrewes


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Walter Whitty

Walter Whittie of Dungulp

Deponent Fullname: William Jones
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Mason
Deponent County of Residence: Wexford
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Walter Whitty, Captain Aston, Leiutenant Treuisoe
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Confederate, Mentioned, Victim