Deposition of Abraham Battin

Collection: Bysse Depositions

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

Date: 1642-05-02
Identifier: 823103r098


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Cork
Deposition Type: Bysse
Nature of Deposition: Robbery, Lost By Debt
Commissioners: Philip Bisse, Richard French
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 103r

Abraham Battin of Gurtagolane in the parish if St ffinbarries within the County of the Cittie of Corke (a brittish protestant) beinge duely sworne & examined before vs by vertue of his Maiesties Comission to vs and others directed (beareing date the 5th day of March in the 17th yeere of his Maiesties raigne that nowe is) touchinge the losses and suffrings of the Brittish and protestants within the province of Munster deposeth & saith That vpon the 16th of ffebruary last or therabouts he was robbed & forceably dispoiled of his goods & Chattles to the values followeing vizt
Of his cowes and horses to the value of fiftie three pounds Of his enterest in his farme of Gurtagolane aforesaid woorth till this rebellion begun twenty pounds which he expects not to enioy till peace be settled in Irland And he further saith that he was expelled & driuen away from his said farme & house where he lefte in Corne in ground to the value of fortie pounds which he conceaues to be lost he saith that James Deacon (a brittish protestant already robbed & disenabled by this rebellion) is indebted vnto this deponent the summe of fiue & fortie shillings sterling which he conceaues to be lost further he cannot depose The totall of his losses amounts to one hundred & fifteene pounds fiue shillings
Abraham [mark] Battins marke
Jurat 2o May 1642
Phil: Bisse
Richard ffrench

fol. 103v

The examination of Abraham

Deponent Fullname: Abraham Battin
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent County of Residence: Cork
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: James Deacon
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Debtor