Deposition of Ann Bastard

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

Date: 1643-06-03
Identifier: 839106r073


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

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

fol. 106r

Ann the Relict of William Bastard late of Londonderry Esquire sworne & examined deposeth and saith That since the begining of the present Rebellion vizt the xxiiijth of October 1641 shee this Deponent and her said husband [ ] then alive but since dead, were deprived robbd and dispojled at Dunwest alias west in the County of Tirone of their goodes chattells & meanes of the Consisting of Cowes horses Mares sheepe Corne hay Howsholdstuffe apparell plate Ringes ready mony provitions proffits of lands and other other goods and chattells of the value and to their present losse of three hundred & fforty Pownds ster And that she is like to be deprived of and loose her future proffits of her Jointure Lands worth xx li. per annum vntill a peace be established And the Rebells alsoe forceably expelled and dryve her husband and her & their 4r children from their habitacons naked: soe as in that state predicament they Martch were inforced to fly away & ly vpon the Rocks in frost and snowe all the night following: And afterwardes they were taken <a> prisoners by fferdoroghe o Neile an irish Captain Rebell with 36 more protestants All Comitted to the keepeing of the twoe of his the said Neiles sonns at Mr Stephens howse in Clare: Where they stayd in great misery for a weeke, And then by gods great providence & Mercy Sir William Stewards forces rescowed them: Howbeit by that harsh vsage her husband afterwards languished vntill he died & soe did one of their children: And further saith That the Rebells that soe robbed and dispojled them & other the protestantes in the Cuntry thereabouts were theis that follow vizt Turlogh ô Morris of the Parrish of Langfeild in the same Countie

fol. 106v

of Tirone gent Edward mc Gavanon of the same parish gent Owin ô Morris this deponents late servant Brian ô Gallogher of the same gent Hugh mc Canon of the same gent Donnoghoe Mackatae of the same gentleman & donnell, ffarrell and Hugh his sonns Phelim ô Gallagher of the same gent Turlogh ô Morris Phelim ô Morris & divers others of the sept of the Morris: & Galloghters whose names she cannott expresse
<Mr St & Mr B>
Anne Bastarde
Jur 3o Junij 1643
Hen: Brereton
Will: Aldrich


Ann Bastard Jurat
3o Junij 1643

Cert fact

Deponent Fullname: Ann Bastard
Deponent Gender: Female
Deponent Occupation: Widow
Deponent County of Residence: Derry
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: fferdoroghe o Neile, Turlogh , Edward mc Gavanon, Owin , Brian , Hugh mc Canon, Donnoghoe Mackatae, Turlogh , Phelim , William Bastard, William Steward
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Victim, Mentioned