Examination of William Elsinor

Citation: TCD, 1641 Depositions Project, online transcript January 1970
[http://1641.tcd.ie/deposition.php?depID?=838207r258] accessed Monday 25th of September 2017 10:32 AM

Dublin Core

Date: 1653-06-01
Identifier: 838207r258


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Antrim
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Captivity, Killing
Commissioners: Roger Lyndon, Samuel Bonnell
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 207r


The Examinacion of William Elsinor of Iland Magee in the Barrony of Belfast & County of Antryme Taylour, aged 42 yeares or thereabouts who beinge duly sworne & examined this: first of June 1653
Saith beinge demanded what hee this Examinante knoweth or hath att any tyme heard concerninge the murther Comitted vpon the Irish in Iland Magee in the beginninge of the Rebellion, saith that hee hath only heard it as a Common Report that William Edmonston nowe prisoner in Carickfergus was present att the murtheringe of Phellimy Magee of Bellowe and his family, a further cannott say

William MaAlsinor

Taken before vs
Roger Lyndon
Sam Bonnell

fol. 207v


(72) B. primo Juni 1653
William Elsinor touching the Murders at Ileland Magee
against William Edmonston

Deponent Fullname: William Elsinor
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Tailor
Deponent County of Residence: Antrim
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: William Edmonston, Phellimy Magee
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Denounced, Victim