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The History and Topography of the County of Clare by James Frost


Part III. History of the County of Clare
Chapter 20. Depositions of Protestant Settlers, 1642

James Vandeleur of Sixmilebridge

James Vandelure of Sixmilebridge, a Dutch Protestant, deposes that he was robbed of property worth £1,836, part of which consisted of debts due to him. His goods comprised farming stock, tanned hides, malt, and corn. His lost debts due by the following persons viz.:—Jacques Graniere, late of Kilrush, a Dutch Protestant; Wm. Chambers of Kilrush, Thos. Boone of Clooney; Geo. Hoff, the widow Bellamy, Wm. Cragg, Roger King, the four last being of Sixmilebridge; Joes Carnellisson, and George Gentleman, of Kilfintinan, all these being Protestants and now impoverished by the rebellion. He also lost all the money he lent to the subjoined Irishmen, now out in actual rebellion:—Barth. Stritch, and Nichs. Wolf, both of Limerick, merchants; Oliver Delahoyde of Tyredagh, Esq.; John M‘Namara of Ralahine, Conor O’Brien of Ballymulcashell, John Reagh M‘Namara of Kilmurry, Owen Molony of Ballybroughan, Thos. Fanning of Ballyarrila, Daniel M‘Namara of Mounttallon, Thos. and Wm. Creagh, merchants of Sixmilebridge. He was expelled from his house, his two water mills, his mill for bark, a malt house, tan yard, and many other tenements, together with four quarters of land. His despoilers were Dermot O’Brien of Dromore; Donogh, son of John Reagh M‘Namara of Rossroe; Donogh and Hugh M‘Namara, both of Ballykelly; Teige, son of Sheeda M‘Namara of Monagunagh; Donogh M‘Namara of Ballyban; Conor and Daniel O’Brien of Ballymulcashel, Donogh M‘Namara of Cratloe, Murrogh O’Brien of Rossroe, Esq.; John M‘Namara of Ralahine, John M‘Namara of Dunmalongort, Daniel Clancy of Urlan, Donogh M‘Namara of Danganbrack, Donogh M‘Mahon of Limerick, and Barth. Stritch of the same, merchants.

 

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