Deposition of William Bell

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

Date: 1642-04-30
Identifier: 839029r021


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Derry, Donegal & Tyrone
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Arson, Robbery, Lost In Debts
Commissioners: Henry Brereton, William Aldrich
Deposition Transcription:

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Wiliam Bell of Ballylaggan in the County of Tyrone gentleman duely sworne and examined sayth and deposeth That since the begininge of the present Rebellion (vizt) about the xxiijth of October last past this deponent at Ballylaggan aforesaid was by the Rebells in the County of Tyrone forceably deprived expelled robbed or otherwise dispoyled of his g goodes and Chattells to the values followinge (vizt) In Cattle and o ther Beasts worth 50 li. In horses and Mares worth xxxvj li. In Corne worth lxxx li. In househouldgoodes and houses forceably taken away by them, and In houses burned worth C li. And that by meanes of the same Rebellion he this deponent hath lost and beine deprived of diuerse debts oweinge vnto him by seuerall persons within this kingdome of Ireland which are soe robbed and dispoyled by the Rebells that they are thereby disabled to make sattisfaccione amountinge in all to lv li. And that he hath alsoe lost and beine damnified in beinge expelled from the possession of his ffarme of Ballylaggan aforesaid the summe of ten poundes ster for one yeares And is like to be deprived of the future proffitts thereof vntill a peace be settled in this kingdome and he inabled to replant reedifye plant and stock the same of which losse he can give noe certaine estimate. But his present losse (without the future) amounteth to the summe of three hundred thirtie and one poundes ster. And further saith that theis parties hereafter named are now out in Rebellion & are they th at soe robbed & dispojled him as aforesaid vizt Sir Phellomy ô Neale knight Rory Magwire Esquire, Donnogh Magwire Esquire, Neale mckenna of Trough donnell in Com Mannaghan Esquire, donnell ô Quin of Portclare in Co: Tyrone gentleman Daniell ô Quin of Ballygeilagh gentleman Tirlagh ô <a> Raphertie Robertie of the Barrony of Dunganon gentleman Art McGirr of the parrish of Arrigill in the county of Tirone gentleman Laughlin mcGyrre of the same gentleman Cormuck McGirre of the same gentleman Shane Boy ô Donnelly of the same yeoman Brian McCanna of the same yeoman Patrick Mother ô Donnelly in the Barrony of Dungannon

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in the Countie of Tirone gentleman: Phelim mother ô Hagan of the same gentleman: Turloghe Neile of the parishe of Aghalowsh[ ] in the Countie of Tirone Esquire Capt of the Rebells & an intruder and vsurper in one Mr Askins Castle, Shane ô Hagan of the barrony of Dunganon aforesaid gent
William Bell
Jur vltimo die Aprilis1642
Will: Aldrich
Hen: Brereton qu[ ]

Deponent Fullname: Wiliam Bell
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Gentleman
Deponent County of Residence: Tyrone
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Phellomy , Rory Magwire, Donnogh Magwire, Neale mckenna, donnell , Daniell , Tirlagh , Art McGirr, Laughlin mcGyrre, Cormuck McGirre, Shane Boy , Brian McCanna, Patrick Mother , Phelim mother , Turloghe Neile, Shane , Mr Askin
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Victim