Deposition of Symon Wesnam

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

Date: 1642-07-23
Identifier: 833188v138


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Cavan
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Killing, Robbery, Lost By Debts
Commissioners: William Aldrich, William Hitchcock
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 188v

(immediately following the deposition of Francis Wilson on the same page)

Symon wesnam of Carrickmore in the County of Cavan gent sworne and examjned on the behalf of Oliver Smith of Crahard in the Countie of Cavan gent, saith That Anthony ffurburr late of Derrigarry alias Butlersbridg tanner about lent was twelve month acknowledged to haue receiued of the said Oliver Smith Cl li. & for secureing the Repayment thereof the said Anthony then by deed vnder his hand & seale duly executed did Morgage and grant to the said Oliver Smith & his heires A pole of land called Derrygarry aforesaid with the howses and appurtunences therevnto belonging lying within the Countie of Cavan vpon this provisoe or condicion That if after or at thend of 20 yeres then nexte ensuing or from 5 yeres to 5 yeres within 50 yeres the said 150 li. were repaid The assureance to bee void: And then presently after the said Mr Smith made a leas back to the said Anthony ffurbur of the same lands & promises: Reserveing the interest of his mony being xv li. per annum to be paid vntill the land shold be redeemed Soe as the possession came againe to the said ffurburr. And further saith that for performance of the Morgage the said Anthony ffurbarr together with John ffurburr the his father & John ffurburr his brother became bound by obligacion in the penaltie of 300 li. that the said Anthony and his wife shold levy a fine of the promises & performe the said deed of Morgage & the Covenants thereof Howbeit whenas the said Anthony ffurbur had gotten the said 150 li. both he & his wife vpon tender refused to acknowledg the fine Since which tyme both the said Anthony ffurbur & his wife John ffurbur the father & John the sonne are dead were murthered by the Rebells and the said Oliver Smyth hath by the Rebellion lost his said deed of Mortgage and bond
Symon Wesnam
deposed July 23th 1642
Will: Hitchcocke
Will: Aldrich

[Copy at MS 832,

fol. 112v


Deponent Fullname: Oliver Smith
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Gentleman
Deponent County of Residence: Cavan
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Symon wesnam, Anthony ffurbur, John ffurburr, John ffurburr
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Proxy, Victim, Victim, Victim