What follows are extracts from depositons taken during the Civil Wars by the English settlers. They are published in Fitzpatrick, Thomas, Waterford During The Civil War (1641-1653), Downey and Co. Publishers,(Waterford, 1912). The following extracts from his book pertain to the events at Mountain Castle during the Civil Wars, issues relating to Garreth FitzGearld as owner of Mountain Castle and the involvement of Phillip McGrath and his family in the Civil Wars.
Note: in valuing li is pounds s is shillings and d is pence. The latin numerals above each deposition refer to the original scroll numbers of the depositions.