Examination of Mary Adams

Citation: TCD, 1641 Depositions Project, online transcript January 1970
[http://1641.tcd.ie/deposition.php?depID?=830116r095] accessed Monday 25th of September 2017 11:41 AM

Dublin Core

Date: 1653-05-06
Identifier: 830116r095


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Galway & Roscommon
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Assault, Death, Multiple Killing
Commissioners: Lumley Thelwall, Richard St George, William Heydon
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 116r


The examination of Mary Adams of Athlone taken before vs whose names are vnderwritten the day and yeare abousaid beinge duly sworne and examined sath.
That shee was at Athlone when William Hughes and Henry Jones this deponents father in law weare Murdered vpon the warren of Mounckland about Haruest tyme which was in the yeare 1642, and this deponant further sath) that her Mother in law Mrs Mary Jones beinge in Companie with her Husband was <C> wounded at the tyme and place, by one Connor Ô Boyle as this deponant beliueth, The Cause of this deponants knowledge is, that shee was present when her Mother in law Mrs Mary Jones did seuerall tymes declare vpon her death bed, (it beinge about seauen dayes after shee was wounded as aforesaid

fol. 116v

<D> That Connor Ô Boyle (who shee the said Mrs Mary Jones had oftin reliued before the Rebellion, with mannyameales meate) did murder the said William Hughes her selfe and her Husband Henery Jones and further this examinant Cannot materially depose.
the marke of
Mary Adams.
Taken before vs
Lumley Thelwall Will Heydon
Ri: sT George

fol. 117r


fol. 117v


The Examinacion of
Markeret Jones Widow
Conserning the murder of
Henry Jones and Mary Jones

Deponent Fullname: Mary Adams
Deponent Gender: Female
Deponent County of Residence: Roscommon
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: William Hughes, Henry Jones, Mary Jones, Connor ԠBoyle
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Victim, Victim, Victim, Rebel