Deposition of William Bell

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

Date: 1642-04-28
Identifier: 839027r019


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Derry, Donegal & Tyrone
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Arson, Robbery, Lost In Debts
Commissioners: John Watson, Randall Adams
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 27r

William Bell of Roughan thelder in the Countie of Tirone gent sworne & examyned saith: That since the beginning of the presente rebellion vizt the xxiijth day of October last past or there abouts he this deponent at Roughan aforesaid was by the Rebells in the County of Tirone ex forcibly deprived expelled robbd or otherwise dispoyled of his meanes goodes and chattells & of the values following vizt of beasts and Cattle worth x Cxxv li., horses & Mares worth Lx li. Corne worth C li. and had his howses burnd and and howsholdstuff wasted burnt and distroyed worth 100 li., And that by meanes of the same rebellion he this deponent hath lost and beene dampnifyed in th deprived of divers debts owing vnto him by seuerall persons [ ] within the said kingdome which are robbed & disabled by the Rebells to make satisfaccion amounting in all to CCC li. ster, the Rebells haveing forceibly robbed him of the bonds bills and specialties given him for the same, And he hath alsoe already beene dampnified and hath lost by the Rebells in being expelled from his possession & proffitts of his farme of Roughan aforesaid the some of thirteene pownds for one yeres value. the same farme (before the Rebellion) being worth 13 li. per annum & is like to loose the proffits and rents thereof from henceforth vntill a peace bee setled & he inabled ro reedify plant and stock the same, of which losse hee can give noe certeine estimate: But his presente Losse (without the future) amounteth to the sume of Six hundreth Nynetie eight Powndes ster, And further saith That the parties Rebells that soe robbed and stript dispoyled him and that are in actuall rebellion are theis that followe <a> vizt Sir Phelim Roe ô Neile of Kinnard in the County of knight, Neile mcKenna of Trough in the barrony of Trough in the County of Monoghan Esquire Rory mcQuire

fol. 27v

Esquire brother to the lord McGuire Donnogh mcGuire vncle to the lord mcGuire Es{quire} Phelim mc Donnell of Castle Calfeild in the County of Tirone gent Captain Turlogh o Neile of the p arish of Largin & County of Tirone gent. Henry oge ô Neale ofin the Countie of ffermanaghe gent, Phelim O Quinn of the Barrony of the Largie in the County of Tirone gentleman Donnell O Quin of the parish of largie aforesaid gentleman Patrick ô Markie ofin the said Countie gentleman Patrick [ ] Mc Mahowne of in the County aforesaid Laborer whoe {was} this deponents Late servant, and burned his howse Neile oge ô Neile of Awgher in the same County yeom: Brian mcG uire of Tempogh in the County of f fermanaghe Esquire and divers others their Complicees souldjers and assistants whose names he now cannott expre{ss}
Signum [mark] Willelmi Bell
Jurat xxviijo Aprilis 1642
Joh Watson.
Randall: Adams:

Deponent Fullname: William Bell
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Gentleman
Deponent County of Residence: Tyrone
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Phelim Roe , Neile mcKenna, Rory mcQuire, Donnogh mcGuire, Phelim mc Donnell, Turlogh o Neile, Henry oge , Phelim O Quin, Donnell O Quin, Patrick , Patrick Mc Mahowne, Neile oge , Brian mcGuire
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel