Deposition of John Syms

Collection: Bysse Depositions

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

Date: 1642-08-19
Identifier: 824184r165


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Cork
Deposition Type: Bysse
Nature of Deposition: Robbery, Lost By Debts
Commissioners: James Wallis, Philip Bisse
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 184r


John Syms late of Cargybricke in the parish of Cargybrick in the barony of Condon & Clangibbon & within the County of Corke yeoman (a brittish protestant) duely sworne & examined by vertue of &c. deposeth and saith. That on or aboute shrouetide last he lost was robbed & froceably dispoiled of his goods and Chattles to the seuerall values following vizt value of 28 li.
Of Cowes one mare one horse & a colt at Cargybricke aforesaid to the value of foureteene pounds. Of a farme at Cargybrick aforesaid wherin the deponent had a Tearme of three liues woorth to this deponent yeerly fortie shillings wher in he is damnified by meanes of this rebellion foureteene pounds. he saith that John Parsons an En glish protestant indebted to hi m the sume of 3 li. <being vtterly dissinabled by this rebellion>. The totall of his Losses amounts to eight & twenty pounds. he saith that Richard Condon of BallymcPatricke in the said County gentleman kepte this deponents cowes aforesaid from him and himselfe is nowe in actuall rebellion & further he deposeth not.

John [mark] Sims his marke
Jurat coram nobis
19o Augusti 1642
Phil: Bisse
Jam: Wallis

fol. 184v


The examination of
John Syms

Deponent Fullname: John Syms
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Yeoman
Deponent County of Residence: Cork
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: John Parsons, Richard Condon
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Debtor, Rebel