Deposition of George Fercher

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

Date: 1642-01-04
Identifier: 835105r163


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Fermanagh
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Apostacy, Killing, Robbery, Words
Commissioners: Henry Jones, Randall Adams
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 105r


I George ffercher of toneheige parson of the parish of Cleenish within the Countie of ffermanagh, [ ] baronie of Clanawly & Diocesse of Clogher a Brittish Protestante being Duly sworne depose <23d> that aboute the twentie thirde twentieth third Day of October now Last past & aboute ten a Clocke in the morning was robed of and lost all my estate goods & chattles viz
In corne______________________________________________________________ 60__0__0
In cattle ______________________________________________________________270_0__0
In household goodes together with books, plate, apparell and readie moneyes_______150_0__0
I Was alsoe robbed of one lease of six small tates of land to witt two small tates called or knowen by the nem of toneheige, as also of two small tates called Roseivelle and of two other small tates the one called Croherum the other Corkellie within the forsaid baronie granted unto me by Nicholas Willoughby Esquire of Carrow within the forsaid Cowntie Esquire whereof ther remains unexpyred twentie thertie nyne yeres or theraboute as also of one Lease of two small tates of Land Called Clownateirke whereof their remaines unexpyred sixteene yeres granted vnto me by Christopher Nyghtendale of Dromen of the foresaide Countie yeoman, as also of one lease of three small tates of land called Carrickloyshane & Carrickowdron tane within the forsaid baronie granted vnto me by Mr John Hamiltoune whereof their remains unexpyred thertie nyne yeres if so be that Archibalde Hamiltoune of Ballaghie Esquire shall lete so long all which amounte vnto the summe of______________________________________________140__0__0
I did also loose in moneyes due vnto me by the brittish and Irish_________________ 360__0__0
In all amounting vnto the summe of _______________________________________980__0__0
Over and above Beside all which I was robed of and lost the forsaid parsonage of Cleemish whereof I have been Incumbent these seavene yeres bygone one August last being Worthe per ann_________________________________________________________________200__0__0

fol. 105v

<a> by the meanes or by the handes of the rebells Phellime O Cassidie Redmond McHugh Patrick og McJames McManus & diverse of the Maguyres as I understood all of the Countie of ffermanagh and baronie of Clanaully being under the Comannde of <a> Bryan McCoucanaght Mcguyre I did also heare Con og McMahon of the Countie of Monaghane & baronie of Dartrie say that what they did against the English was Done by commission from his Maiestie & that all the Scottish nation was Joyned with them In [ ] In a covenante for the extripation of the English, and to that effect he said he was able to let me see the Earle of Argyle his hand together with the hands of the greatest parte of the pryme nobilitie of Scotland

Geo: ffercher

Deposed before vs Jan 4 1641

Hen: Jones
Randall Adams

Memorandum And further saith that for certaine one Edmont Wilkisonne Curat of the parish of Clowneyes in the Countie of Monaghan did revoulte from the faith & went to masse shortly after the begining of this Rebellion and thereafter having Libertie to repaire vnto Dublene was killed by the rebells on the way

Geo: ffercher

Jur ut Supra

fol. 106r


fol. 106v


George ffercher Com. Ffermanagh
4° Jan: 1641 Jur
Int w

9 19

Deponent Fullname: George ffercher
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Clergy
Deponent County of Residence: Fermanagh
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Nicholas Willoughby, Christopher Nyghtendale, John Hamiltoune, Archibalde Hamiltoune, Phellime O Cassidie, Redmond McHugh, Patrick og McJames McManus, the Maguyres, Bryan McCoucanaght Mcguyre, Con og McMahon, Earle of Argyle, Edmont Wilkisonne
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Mentioned, Mentioned, Mentioned, Mentioned, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Mentioned, Apostate