Deposition of William Golborne and William Lightbond
- Reference: MS 813, fols 264r-264v
- County: Kildare
- Date: 24/3/1642
- Type: Dublin Original
- Nature of Deposition: Robbery
- How to Cite
William Golborne Archdecon of Kildare & William Lightbond one of the prebends of the same Church sworn & examined sayth That the [
Inprimis the greate & small tithes of Kildare, Brallison; Rathwalkin & Cnockingalliagh & the Moiety of the tithes of Brounstowne.
Item the Lands of Knavenstowne & Killanranoe & Balliloggas & Balickstowne; with the greate & small tithes of the severall named places; & evidences for the same.
Item the Moyetye of the lands of Carnes with the greate & small tithes of the same with Evidences for the said Lands to them & their successors for ever.
Item the Rectory of Legae; alias Lea; with 24. acres of gleabe land of large measure.
Item 112. acres (more or lesse) in the fields of Kildare; & Common of pasture vpon the Curragh; with x. tenements & backsides; besides 8. Mansehowses & their backsides & gardens &c.
Item the tithes of Bishops-Courte (neare the river of Liffye) & of the severall hamletts thearevnto belonginge; As alsoe the tithes of Agarvan & Clongowry; with fower tenements & 4. acres of Land (by Estimation) in the towne of Agarvan &c.
Item the Moyety of the Custome of the fayre of Kildare yearely february the first.
Item all the tithes of Dunmurehill; &c.
Item a parcell of Land called feare-howghter Segarte; conteyninge 7 or 8 acres of Lands
Item the tithes of Kilbride; Collyars Land & friars land; with the lands of Rathmoyle & small tithes of Selliott, & Evidences for the same.
Item a Deed confirmed by Daniel Nelande a late Bishope of Kildare to the said Deane & Chapter of the Mill of Agarvan.
Item the foundation of the Chapter consistinge of a Deane; Chaunter; Chauncellor; Treasurer; Arch-deacon & 4 Canons; one wheareof is really v
vninted to the Arch-deaconry; as the only Corps of the same The Election of the Deane beinge to be made (in the vacancy); by them; & the prebend (beinge 8 in number) who have voyces & place in the said Chapter only in the said Election; the Chaunter beinge then President; as itt hath beene alsoe time out of minde.
Item the Ornaments of the said Cathedrall & the bookes belonginge to the same; to the valew of ten pownds;
The 24th of March 1641 william Golbourne Arch-deacon of Kildare & william Lightbond one <And further> of the Prebends of the same deposed thatt (as they are very Credibly informed by those thatt weare Eyewitnesses) the said Chapter Chest; whearein was Conteyned all the Evidences & Rescripts which they had & belonged to the said Chapter towchinge the <A> premisses; was in December last taken away by Rosse mc Geoghegan the popish & titular Bishope of Kildare; Demsye his vicar generall; William Beary preist; the friars of the gray-Abbey theare; & Henry Demsye; & one Cosby his Companion two Captaines of the Rebelles; & the Church & tithes & rents belonginge to the said Chapter seazed by the said Bishope; friars & preist; to the yearely losse of the said deane & Chapter; as the particulars are now rented of more then 430 li. per annum
Jurat 24th Martij 1641