Examination of Nicholas Mc Dermott

Citation: TCD, 1641 Depositions Project, online transcript January 1970
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Date: 1654-04-03
Identifier: 819102r128


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Wexford
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Assault, Robbery
Commissioners: Edward Withey, John Walker
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 100v

The Examinacion of Nicholas mc Dermott of Litlekilliane aged 24 yeeres taken vpon Oath on the behalfe of the Commonwealth concerning Nicholas Stafford of Codstowne gent
To the whole matter the deponent being duely sworne and Examined saith that he well knew the said Nicholas Stafford in and before the first yeere of the Rebellion to liue att Garinvsky in the Barony of Ballaghkeen in the County of Wexford and did not remove into the English quarters as Mr Waller minister and seuerall other protestants did, which liued neere vnto him the cause of this deponents knowledg is that he lived on the lands of Mr Adam Waller with one John Wicken a protestant where the said Nicholas came in company with Edmond Synnott his sonne in law Peirs Synnott of Cranebready with others in Armes in his company a not long before Christmas 1641 to the house and lands of Corroghatloe aforesaid then kept by <r> the said John Wicken for the vse of the said Waller and in an hostile manner turnd this deponent beinge servant then to the said Wicken out of the doore with the rest of his fellow servants and his Mris who strivinge to keepe possession receaued some hurt in her hand by the said Stafford and his company butt att last was forced to come foorth of her said house leavinge their goods and houshould stuff to a great vallue who possessed themselues thereof and kept the said house and goods all the tyme of the Rebellion by Peirs Synnott of Cranebready one of the said Staffords company whose [ father ] Peirs who had formerly sould the land to the said Adam Wallers father for a great summ of money as he heard, his cause of knowledge for their turning out is that he was servant to the said Wicken & one that was turnd out of the said house as aforesaid, And further saith not:
Nicholas [mark] mc Dermott
his marke
Sworne before vs the
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Edward Withey
John Walker
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fol. 102v

Deponent Fullname: Nicholas mc Dermott
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Servant
Deponent County of Residence: Wexford
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Nicholas Stafford, Edmond Synnott, Peirs Synnott, Adam Waller, John Wicken, Mrs Wicken
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Victim, Victim, Victim