Examination of Neale O Mellan

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

Date: 1653-05-05
Identifier: 838147r206


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Antrim
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Arson, Captivity, Killing
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 174r


The examination of Neale O Mellan taken the 5th of May 1653
Who saith that hee knew not Mr John Griffin curate of Armagh, nor Symon Michaellson, nor <B> William Crummey, but hee knew John Kukley, glouer in Armagh, & m any others, who as hee heard were carried presently to Charlemount by Sir Phell: O Neales soldiers & what baecame of them after hee knoweth not, hee also knew, John Martrum who died in his bed, some short tyme barfore the Rebellion baagan, hee likwise knowes Edmond McCrolly, who gauerned the said Towne after the Rebellion baagan, vntill the Towne was burnt & was called Captaine Crolly this examinant Confesseth that hee livd in the aforesaid Towne till it was burnt, by Sir Phellomy & Turlo oge O Neales men when Generall Maior Monro tooke the Newry & that Collonell Brian McHugh Boy O Neale caused the Church of Ardmaghe to bee then

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burnt Hee deniath that euer hee bare Armes as a soldier but hee confesseth that hee was some tymes forced by the said Capten Crolly to goe the Round, with in the <C> Towne for the safeguard of their of houses, but he was never upon any guards or Convay with prisoners. Hee saith that hee knew Walter Bedley & Hugh Mather mcCarran who as hee heares is now a prisoner in Treadath; But hee did not know James Rowan of the Newry nor heare that hee was brought prisoner to Armagh, nor kild by Walter Bedley or any other hee also denieth that hee knowes or ever heard of the Toll water; and further saith not

Neale O Mullan his marke

Deponent Fullname: Neale O Mellan
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent County of Residence: Antrim
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: John Griffin, Symon Michaellson, William Crummey, John Kukley, Edmond McCrolly, Phell: O Neale, Turlo oge O Neale, Brian McHugh Boy O Neale, Generall Maior Monro, John Martrum, Walter Bedley, Hugh Mather mcCarran, James Rowan
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Victim, Victim, Victim, Victim, Mentioned, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Mentioned, Mentioned, Mentioned, Mentioned, Victim