Archdeacon Wills 1745 #23, Andreas, of Margery Brew of Gilcagh, made 3 March 1744/45:

‘KK Andrews, The last will and testament of Margery Brew of the Gilcagh made March the 3rd, 1744, being of sound mind and memory at the making thereof. First, she committed her soul to God and body to Christian burial. Item, she bequeathed six pounds to her daughter Joney. To her daughter Kathr. Whatever is due to her to her said mother. Item, she left to her said two daughters equally between them all her shaped and unshaped linen and woolen clothes. And a bowl of corn to her daughter Joney this year, and another bow the year following. Item, she left the bed whereon she then laid, with its clothes, to her son Philip; and the other bed between her xxx said two daughters and her son Philip to give them his part thereof also, as he has the other bed wholly. Item, she left six pence legacy to her son John and xxx to every one that can claim any right to her goods. Lastly, she nominated and appointed her son Philip sole and lawful executor of all the rest of her goods moveable and immoveable whatsoever. N.B. she left a sheep and a lamb to Balla-Kelly’s son, and the like to her niece, Kathr.’s daughter. To the witnesses hereof 12 pence each. Witnesses Thomas Allen, Nich. Kewley.

The Executor is sworn in Court in form of Law and hath given pledges for payment of debts and legacies vizt., the witnesses of the will.’




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