Deposition of James Smith

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

Date: 1642-02-23
Identifier: 839095r064


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

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

fol. 95r

James Smith late of Monymore in the County of Londonderrye gent sworne & exa m i n ed deposeth that since hee hath sustey ned by the present Rebellion began theis Losses vizt he hath beene depriud robbd or dispoyled
In stock of Cattle ----------------------------------------------------------- 249 li.
Corne in stackes & groweinge ------------------------------------------- 212 li.
Readye money Plate & howshold stuffe -------------------------------- 140
Debtes some of the debtors creditors in Rebellion
others of them by the Rebellion beggerd ------------------------------- 720 li.
In leasses for yeares of lands in &
neere Monymore aforesaid ----------------------------------------------- 600 li.
1911 li.
2761 in vt>
And further sayth that he was robbed & dispoyled of his said goodes on or about the vjth of November last and that the chiefest of the Rebells that robbed him of his possessed the deponents <a> goodes & stripped his wief & children, are (as hee hath heard) Cormacke o Hagan, Owen o Hagan & Lawrence Garnon for the deponent was before the Rebellion began ten dayes in Dublin where ever since hee hath remained.
Besides the deponent deposeth hee hath that he before this rebellion began desbursed to one John Agard Esquire 850 li. ffyne on a lease of Landes nere Dublin, more then the remainder of his estate which doe lye wast not yelding the deponent any proffitt worth the nameing which mony he is like to loose, not being able to pay the rent which forfeiteth the lease
Ja Smyth
Jurat 23th ffebr 1641
John Sterne
Joh Watson

fol. 95v


Deponent Fullname: James Smith
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Gentleman
Deponent County of Residence: Derry
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Cormacke o Hagan, Owen o Hagan, Lawrence Garnon, John Agard
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Debtor