Deposition of Nicholas Purdon
- Reference: MS 821, fols 050r-051v
- County: Tipperary
- Date: 2/6/1642
- Type: Bisse
- Nature of Deposition: Robbery
- How to Cite
Nicholas Purdom late of Grenanstowne in the parish of Kilkery in the barony of vpper Ormond in the County of Tipperary gentleman in the County of Tipperary gent (a brittish protestant) duely sworne & examined by vertue &c deposeth & saith: That aboute the first of december last & since the begining of this presente rebellion in Ireland he lost & hath beene robbed & forceably dispoiled of his goods Chattles & debts to the seuerall values followeing v izt the value of 1365 li.
Of Cowes mares horses sheepe & swine to the value of six hundred & th i r tie pounds sterling. Of his hay & corne in stacke in the haggard & house to the value of two hundred & twent y pounds sterling. Of houshould goods & linnen woollen & weareing apparell to the value of fiftie pounds sterling. Of Implements of husbandry to the value of fiue pounds sterling. He further saith that he was expelled driuen away from his said farme & house where he left in Corne in ground to the value of one hundred pounds which he conceaues to be lost. The deponent further saith. That by meanes of this rebellion he was dispossessed of the said farme of Grenanstowne woorth aboue Comunibus annis aboue the landlords rent three score pounds per annum wherin he had a lease of eighteene yeeres to come or therabouts which the deponent valueth to be woorth three hundred & three score pounds sterling Of debts which this deponent accounted to be goode debts before the beginning of. The totall of his losses amount s to one thousand three hundred threescore & fiue pounds sterling. He lastly saith The deponent further saith that he was robbed & dispoiled of the premisses by the meanes & hands of Teige oge o Meagher alias o Meagher & his brother their servants Tenants & followers. & further he cannot depose.
Jurat coram nobis 2o
die Junij 1642
Nicholas Purdons Examinacion