Deposition of Margaret Parkin

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

Date: 1642-01-19
Identifier: 835154r201


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Fermanagh
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Killing, Robbery, Stripping
Commissioners: Roger Puttock, William Aldrich
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 154r

Margaret Parkin of Newetowne in the Countie of ffermanagh widowe duely sworne deposeth That about the 23th of November o ctober last past at Newtowne aforesaid the Rebells beinge a very greate number whoe surprised & robbed all his Majesties subjects of the same Towne, came into this deponents house and rifled her Chest truncke and tooke away all the goods shee had and her husband had and stripped both her and h t stripped both her and her husband and 3 Children all starke naked and turned them all out of doores to her p thir vtter undoeinge of us and robbed them to the value losse of about 6 li. And that her husband was afterwardes slayne goeinge to Tredagh with the Companye that went to releive the Towne. And this deponent further sayth that by the informacion of divers Credible persons the Rebels had boyled a younge Childe to death in a Caldron or great Kettle in the Church at Newtowne
the marke of
Margaret Parkin
Jur: 19o Jan. 1641.
Roger Puttocke
William Aldrich

fol. 154v

35 Com. ffermanagh
Margaret Parkin
Jur: 19o Jan: 1641.


Deponent Fullname: Margaret Parkin
Deponent Gender: Female
Deponent Occupation: Widow
Deponent County of Residence: Fermanagh