Deposition of George Keitely

Collection: Bysse Depositions

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

Date: 1643-02-15
Identifier: 825315r292


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Cork
Deposition Type: Bysse
Nature of Deposition: Arson, Robbery, Lost By Debts
Commissioners: Philip Bisse, Thomas Bettesworth
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 315r

George Keitely lat of Moyallo in the Bar: of ffermoy & within the County of Corke gentleman, duly sworne & examined before vs by vertue of etc. deposeth & sayth that about the eighteenth of ffebr: Last & since the beginning of this present rebellion in Ireland, he lost was robbed & forceably despoyled of his goods & chattells to the seuerall value following vizt value of 206 li. part consisting of
Of Oxen, & horses & mares to the value of fifty four pownds. Of Corne in the house to the value of fiue & fourty pownds Of Implements of husbandry to the value of 2 li. Of debts to the value summe of fiue & fifty pownds which ere this rebellion were esteemed good debts but now bec: desperate by re a son on e of the debtours is an Impouerisht protestant, as Edw: Armestrong gentleman and some one Impouerisht papis as debts due from John barry alias Mc Robinston of Ballyclogh Esquire , so Impouerisht as he pretends and the rest rebbells Denis O Garuan of Cappagh in Com of Corke gentleman Donough mc Knogher O Callaghane of Bantier gentleman & others, & therefore this deponent Knoweth not any way how to gett any satisfaccion from any of them. also by this rebellion he is dispossesst of a certayne lease [ ] in the parish of Kilshanan nere Moallo wherein he had then a tearme of fiue years vnexpired, worth to this deponent ten pownds per annum worth wherein he conceius himselfe damnifyed in the value of thirty pownds. also of a lease of a house in moallo with a parcell of land therevnto belonging worth three pownds fiue shillings per annum vltr a reprisas dam: herein twenty p o w nds; also he hath lost in a house in Moyallo burnt by means of this rebellion wherein he is dam: fourty pownds. the totall of his losses amounts to the value of two hundred fourty six pownds he also sayth that his said oxen were taken away & possess’t by Cahir O Callahane, of [Drumenine] Esquire his seruants also tooke away the plowtackling he cannot further depose.
Georg Keitly
Jurat coram nob: 15o ffebr: 1642
Phil: Bisse
Tho: Bettesworth

fol. 315v


George Keitely’s Examination
Corke 576


Deponent Fullname: George Keitely
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Gentleman
Deponent County of Residence: Cork
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Edw: Armestrong, John barry, Denis O Garuan, Donough mc Knogher O Callaghane, Cahir O Callahane
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Debtor, Rebel