Deposition of William Tomlinson
- Reference: MS 821, fols 175r-175v
- County: Tipperary
- Date: 17/11/1642
- Type: Bisse
- Nature of Deposition: Robbery, Multiple Killing
- How to Cite
Tho William Tomlinson late of Knockmoyle in the parish of Killoscooly barony of Owny=Mulry an & within the County of Tipperary husbandman (a brittish protestant) duely sworne & examined before vs by vertue of &c deposeth and saith. That on or aboute the 22th of december last he lost was robbed & forceably dispoiled of his goods and Chattles to the seuerall values followeing vizt value of 64 li.-12 s.
Of Cowes heiffers bulls calues & horses to the value of forty one pounds Twelue shillinges. Of houshould stuff to the value of ten pounds. Of hay & Corne in the haggard to the value of ten pounds. Of garden fruites to the value of fyue pounds Of weareing apparell to the value twenty shillings The totall of his losses amounts to three score & Two foure pounds twelue shillinges The deponent saith And that aboute the time aboue specified nyne cowes of this deponents said Cattle were taken away by Teige mc Owny o Mulryan of neere Abby=owny in the County of limerick gentleman, likewise fiue of his cowes & the calues aforesaid aboute the same time were taken away by Edmond Mulryan of Ballyvragane in the said County of Tipperary gentleman; He further saith that aboute the foure & Twentieth of August last this deponents wife Judith Tomlinson & three of his children namely Susan Tomlinson Margett Tomlinson & John Tomlinson were murthered betweene Carrigmalory & Ballyhully comeing from downerayle to youghall in the high way & Richard Knotts & his son Richard, then in company with them were likewise murthered but whoe murthered them he knoweth not, & after they were killed, threwe them to a bogpitt, & further deposeth not.
William W Tomlinsons mark
Jurat coram nobis
17o 9bris 1642
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