Archdeacon Wills 1724 #15, Santan, of John Bridson of Ballavagher, made 7 March 1723/4:

"March 7th, 1723/4, St. Ann: In the name of God, amen. I John Bridson of the parish of KK St Anne being weak in body but in perfect memory thanks be to God for it do make my last will and testament in manner and form as following. First, I commit my soul to God and my body to Christian burial. Item, I leave, as legacy, a pelnek heifer of four years old to my daughter Mary. Item, I leave as legacy to my grandsons Robert & John Brew a red heifer of 3 years old. Item, I leave to my granddaughters Margaret & Isable Brew a brown heifer of 2 years old. Item, I leave a mutton to Isable Watterson. Item, I leave the riding horse to my loving wife. Item, I leave an old coat and vest to John Fargher. Item, I leave the land crop and team to my wife during her life and to come to the heir after her decease. Lastly, I leave and appoint my wife and my granddaughter Ann Brew sole Executors of all the rest of my goods moveable and unmoveable whatsoever, in presence of us. Witnesses: Thomas Martin, John Fargher.

The Wife is sworn in Court in form of Law.

Pledges, William Killip & John Fargher."




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