Deposition of George Gibbs

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

Date: 1646-06-01
Identifier: 817075r071


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Longford & Westmeath
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Killing, Robbery
Commissioners: Henry Jones, William Aldrich
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 75r

George Gibbs of Knockdominy in the Countie of Westmeath Esquire sworne and examined deposeth and saith That on or about the xxviijth of October 1641 Hee this deponent was forceibly expelled & driven from his howse at Knockdomeny & landes farmes there worth clerely vnto him formerly att least C li. per Annum, And then and att other tymes since he this deponent was alsoe deprived, robbed, or otherwise dispoiled of his goodes & Chattells Consisting of Cattle horses sheepe Corne hay howsholdstuff & other thinges worth in all Eight hundred Pownds, And this deponent hath euer since lost the proffitts of his said howse & farme; Amounting to above CCCC li. ster <1200 li.> & is like hereafter to loose the proffits thereof vntill a <100 li. per annum> peace be established, And further saith That the parties that soe expelled Robbed and dispoiled him which he cann name were and are Henry Magawly of Ballaloghiloe in the same County gent Redmond Magawly of Williamstowne in the <A> same County gent since deceased George Magawly of Mawgherimore in the same County gentleman, Hubbert Magawly of Dunegan in the same County gent since deceasedLawghlin ofthe deponents nere neighbour, W Brian ô ffury ofadioyneing to Knockdomeny aforesaid gent and <+> William ô ffury his brother but the rest he cannott name, for that he was forced to goe & escape away for safety of his liffe to the towne of Athlone: where he tooke vpp Armes for his Maiestie against the Rebells, and was Ensigne of Sir Francis Butlers Company there: He further saith that about Midsomer 1642 one Henry Moorehead late of the towne of Ballaloghilow aforesaid (the ministers sonne there) was killed vpon the lands of one Christofer Magawley of Raduffe in the said County of Raduffe Westmeth by some of the Magawleys whose n{ame} he knows not
George Gibbs:
Jur primo die Junij 1646 coram
Hen: Clogher Will: Aldrich

fol. 75v


Geo: Gibbes gentleman Jur
1o Junij 1646
Intw Cf
28 October

Deponent Fullname: George Gibbs
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Esquire
Deponent County of Residence: Westmeath
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Henry Magawly, Redmond Magawly, George Magawly, Hubbert Magawly, * Lawghlin, Brian ffury, William ffury, Francis Butlers, Christofer Magawley, Henry Moorehead
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Mentioned, Mentioned, Victim