Deposition of Hugh Williams

Collection: Bysse Depositions

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

Date: 1642-09-23
Identifier: 825220r202


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Cork
Deposition Type: Bysse
Nature of Deposition: Robbery
Commissioners: Philip Bisse, Thomas Graye
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 220r

Hugh Williams late of Inishkyeth in the pa r i s h of Kyneth & within the County of Corke a butcher (a brittish protestant) duely sworne & examined by vertue of &c. deposeth and saith. That on or aboute Candlemas last & since the begining of this presente rebellion in Ireland he lost was robbed & forceably dispoyled of his goods & Chattles to the seuerall values following vizt
Of one Cowe heiffers mares and horses at Inishkyeth aforesaid to the value of nyne & twenty pounds. Of houshouldstuffe to the value of thirtie shillings. Of hay & Corne in the haggard to the value of one & thirtie pounds ten shillinges. Of Corne left in the ground which he conceaues to be lost to the value of twelue pounds Of Implements of husbandry to the value of six and fiftie shillings & eight pence. The deponent saith that he is dispossessed of a parcell of land in Inishkieth wherin he hath a lease of seaven yeeres yeett to come woorth aboue the landlords rent twelue pounds per annum wherin he is damnified thirtie pounds. The totall of his losses amounts to foure score & foureteene pounds. The deponent saith that his Cattle were stollen away by night but by whome he knoweth not.
his Marke
Hugh [mark] Williams
Jurat coram nobis
23o 7bris 1642
Tho: Graye Dec:
Phil: Bisse

fol. 220v


The examination of
Hugh Williams

Deponent Fullname: Hugh Williams
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Butcher
Deponent County of Residence: Cork