DescriptionThe papers have been copied from the Lord Deputy's petition book, 1637-1638 in the British Museum, London. This collection includes, for example:
A copy of a petition from Margaret Gibbons, widow, about debts due for rents of the lands of Tobercor and Ballykeele, Barony of Lescale, County Down, 18 July 1637.

A copy of a petition of Rose Roth, widow, about the rectory of Clonmantage and Killrush Diocese of Ossery, County Kilkenny, 27 September 1637.

A copy of an explanation from Lady Ann Docwra to William FitzGerald about her late husband's property, October 1637.

A copy of a petition of Margaret Goodman of Ballenblea, County Dublin, about her late husband's estate, 11 November 1637.

A copy of a petition of Elenor Barnwell complaining against Richard [Damell?] and David Robinson for possession of lands in Queen's County, 22 November 1637.

A copy of part of a petition of Lady Ann Docwra against Sir Thomas Rotherham for debt due, no date, c1637.
AccessBy prior appointment.
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CommentSome of the information listed from this repository has been extracted from lists available in the archives. The lists were compiled by Public Record Office of Northern Ireland staff and we are grateful for their assistance. It must be remembered that due to time constraints not all items in this repository were examined individually.