Archdeacon Wills 1748 #28, Malew, of Jane Bell als Kissack, widow, made 31 October 1744:

‘In the name of God, amen. I Jane Bell als Kissag of the parish of KK Malew (widow) being of perfect mind and memory at the making hereof, but feeble in body doth make and ordain this my last will and testament in manner and form as followeth. First, I commit my soul to the hands of Almighty God that gave it, and my body to Christian burial. Item, I leave and bequeath to my son John a fledge. Item, I leave to my daughter Elinor six pence legacy. Item, I leave to my daughter Jane all my shaped clothes woolen and linen. Item, I leave to Elinor wife of John Bridson Ballachrink my blue apron and a red neckatee of sluff. Item, I leave to my granddaughter Margrett Tear a quarter of a calf now at Ballamoddey. Item, to my grandson William Tear a sheep. Lastly, I nominate and constitute my loving son Thomas Bell sole, and whole executor of all the rest of my goods, moveable and immovable of what kind soever. In witness whereof I doth hereunto set my name & mark this 31st day of October 1744. [signed her mark] Jane Bell als Kissag. Witnesses: John Bridson, Robert Quayle.

The executor is sworn in Court in form of Law and hath given pledges vizt., Robert Quayle and John Bridson the witnesses.’




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