Deposition of Richard Whitside

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

Date: 1642-12-13
Identifier: 839104r071


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

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

fol. 104r

Richard Whitside Late of desert Martin in the Countie of <{Lon}don> Derry Tanner sworne & examined sayth That since the begining of the present Rebellion and by meanes thereof he hath beene & is deprived robbed or otherwise dispoyled of his meanes goodes & chattells of the values following vizt of beasts Cattle & horses worth 27 li. 16 s. of Cloth Kersey & howshold goodes, & woll cards, apparell and provision worth xxxviij li. debts xiij li. hay xxx s. In all amounting to ffowr score Pownds & xvj s: And further saith that att the time when he was soe robbed, he this deponent was in England, & soe cannott tell of his owne knowledge whoe the parties Rebells there were that soe robbed and spojled him But as he hath beene credibly informed the Rebell Holberty <a> Brian Helbertie of the parrish of Kilcronaghe husbandman & others his companons robbed this depon en t of, and drive away his Cattle: And as to any Cruelties murthers trayterous words or other things hang ing depending vpon the Rebellion other then his said owne losses afores ai d & the stripping of his wiffe & children: This deponent being absent can say nothing of his owne knowledg thereof: But hath credibly heard that the most part of the County of Londonderry: (being when the Rebellion began a florishing and plentifull county) is for the most part quite ruinated wasted and dispojled by the Rebells in this vnfortunate & wicked Rebellion
<Aldrich Brereton Adams>
Richard Whitside
Jur 13o dec 1642
Will: Aldrich
Hen: Brereton

fol. 104v


Richard Whitside Jur 13o
Dec: 1642
Cert fact

Deponent Fullname: Richard Whitside
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Tanner
Deponent County of Residence: Derry
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Brian Helbertie
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel