Examination of John ffergison

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

Date: 1653-05-03
Identifier: 839115r078


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Derry, Donegal & Tyrone
Deposition Type: Commonwealth
Nature of Deposition: Arson, Killing
Commissioners: George Rawdon
Deposition Transcription:

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The examinacion of John ffergison of Lackey in Com: Antrim aged fifty yeares or thereabouts taken at Lisnegaruy 3 May 1653
Who saith that he liueing in the County of Londonderry within a mile to Ballaghy at the begining of the Rebellion & came there in at the time to li u e & that [ ] night when before Ballaghy was burnd this examinant his wife & children came to Borenaw & vpon their way they heard that John Mortimore was gone into Rebellion & ouer the Ban & within a short time after they heard that the said John Mortimore with some men vnder his comand were come back againe ouer the Ban & had taken away from thence one Rich: Ardder with them over the Ban who liued vpon Maior Rawdens land neer Cashelle in Com: Antrim ouer they Ban where he was killed by them according to the report of William Whitshead & his wife now liueing at Charlemount vnto this examinant & further saith not
John [mark] ffergisons marke
Jur Geo: Rawden


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John Fergison of lacky
his examinacion
Jo: Mortimer

impression of seal

Deponent Fullname: John ffergison, John ffergison
Deponent Gender: Male, Male
Deponent County of Residence: Antrim, Antrim
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: John Mortimore, Rich: Ardder, Maior Rawden, William Whitshead
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Victim, Landlord, Witness