Deposition of John Gibbs

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

Date: 1653-05-06
Identifier: 839058r040


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Derry, Donegal & Tyrone
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Captivity, Multiple Killing, Robbery, Recognizance
Commissioners: George Rawdon, Ja Traill
Deposition Transcription:

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The examinacion of John Gibbs aged 58 yeares or thereabouts of Glananye in the Countie of Antrim yeoman taken May 6th 1653
Who saith he Liued nere Benborbe in the Countie of Tyrone before the Rebellyon, where seuerall Murders were Committed and amongest the rest, John Allen and ffrancis Allen, were kild by men vnder the Comaund of Captain Bryen o Donellye now in Pryson as this Examinate was informed by Katterne Quinne a Gossipp to this examinate, and by diuers others of his Neighboures, and she told this examinate, that George Blundell his Mason, his two Sonns and seuerall others were Murdered in the Church of Benbor{be} by the said Bryen o Donellye and his Companie, and further sait{h} that the said Bryen o Donellye after liued in the said Allens house, and possessed his goods as this examinats wife who was formerlie Nurse to the said John Allen hath informed this Exam{inate} And further saith nott.
John [mark] Gibbs
his marke.
Geo Rawdon
Ja: Traill

Bound in xx li. to appere & giuen in Euidence

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The Examinacion of John
uersus Bryan o donnelly

Deponent Fullname: John Gibbs
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Yeoman
Deponent County of Residence: Antrim
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: John Allen, ffrancis Allen, George Blundell, Bryen o Donellye, Katterne Quinne
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Victim, Victim, Victim, Rebel, Witness