Archideaconal Will 1719 #31 Rushen of Henry Watterson

includes marriage contract of nephew Thomas Watterson + Margaret Kelly

Articles of Marriage condiconed agreed and concluded []
betwixt Henry Waterson of Fisgard & Cescely his wife in []
behalf of their loving nephew Thomas Waterson on ye one p[arty]
& Will: Kelly with ye consent of his wife Mally Kelly als G[]
all of ye parish of KK Xt Rushin in ye behalf of their daughter
Margrett Kelly on ye other party as follows

Imprimis It is condescended agreed & concluded upon yt ye sd Thomas
& Margt shall within three months after ye date hereof en[ter]
into ye holy estate of matrimony God & holy church permitting
ye same

(2ly) It is condiconed agreed & concluded upon yt ye sd Wm Ke[lly]
with ye consents aforesd shall give in portion to & with his sd dau[gh=]
ter ye sume of three pounds sterl or ye value thereof together
with his part of one steir? in ye keeping of ye sd Henery Waterson
& wch three pounds are to be paid within ye end of three years
after ye date hereof

(3ly) It is condiconed agreed & concluded upon & in consideration
yt his sd nephew doth hereby promise & shall give to him ye one ha[]
of ye sd portion he likewise doth hereby give & shall deliver to
his sd nephew & to ye above Margt his now intended wife ye one
halfe of all his goods movable & immovable & this immediately
after their intermarriage  Nevertheless it is hereby condicon[ed]
agreed condiconed & conclucded upon yt there shall be no actual
division of the ye sd portion nor goods during ye sd Henry's or his wives
lives but each vizt ye sd nephew & his wife with their children
on ye one hand & ye sd Hen & his wife shall endeavor together
participate together of both ye sd portion & goods during ye sd Henry
& his sd wives lives as affsd unless there shall be an actual division
made by ye consent of both parties

(4ly) it's condiconed agreed & concluded upon yt in consideration ye sd
nephew Thomas Waterson hath for many years been a great support
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[] uncle ? Hen: Waterson in his old age, he ye sd Hen: Waterson wth
full consent of his wife affsd doth hereby promise to him ye sd nephew
[] Waterson & ye sd Margt their heirs excrs admrs & assignes all ye
[] of their goods movable & immovable after their decease vizt ye other
halfe of ye uncles goods immediately after his death & ye other halfe of ye sd
Cescely's goods after her death so yt its here to be understood yt after
ye death of ye sd uncle & of his sd wife Cescely ye sd young cupple Thomas
& Margt their heirs excrs admrs & assignes shall enjoy & possess all their
goods movable & immovable except only 6d legacie to any of his next
of kin who by law claime any of his exrship.
And to ye performance of all & singulr ye sd premises articles & agree=
ments affsd both parties have bound themselves in ye penalty of seven
pounds to be paid in ye nature of all fines usual in this Isle In 
testimony whereof they have hereunto caused their signes manual
to be subscribed this 2d day of Feb 1707/8
signed & delivered in            Wm Kelly his mark
Jon Taylor his mark              Mally Kelly asls Gell her mark
Rich Taylor his mark             Hen Waterson his mark
Robt Lowie his mark              Ciscelye Waterson als Clucas her mark
Nich Cowin his mark

3d June 1713
The above Rich Taylor & Nicho Cowin 2 of the witnesses to these
articles of marriage have deposed ye same to be ye act & deed of
ye parties thereunto befor me    Jon Parr

This contract is accepted for the last will of
Henry Waterson & Thomas Waterson is
sworn in court in form of law
Assmptum est & solvit

pledges to pay all debts are Jon Garret & Hen Hen Xtian
Copia vera exar? pr me Guliol Gell Reg archidiacons

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The within will is accepted for ye last will of Cecilia
Waterson als Clucas & Tho: Waterson is sworn in court
in form of law
Assumptum est & solvit 1s

pledges to pay all debts &c Hen: Cowin & Hen Gawn


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