WILLS: Armagh County - Whaley, Nathaniel April 10, 1737

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File contributed by: Rosalind Dunning ros.dunning@outlook.com February 1, 2020,
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Source: National Archives London
Written: April 10, 1737
Recorded: February 1, 2020

In the Name of God Amen I Nathaniel Whaley Rector of the
Parish of Armagh in Ireland Do make this my last Will and
Testament following vizt. first whereas I am Impowered by
Marriage Articles betwixt me and my Dear Wife Elizabeth late
deceased in Case of her dying Childless and my Surviving her
to charge my Estate lying and being in Ratcliffe Cluny in
Leicestershire in England with the payment of Twelve hundred
pounds to be made a Twelve month after my decease either by
any Deed by me Executed or by my last Will in Writing Now I
doe by this my last Will Charge my said Estate with the
payment of the said Sum of Twelve hundred pounds to be made
at the Expiration of One whole year after my decease
according to the true Intent and meaning of the aforesaid
Marriage Articles And I doe hereby bequeath two hundred
pounds part of the said Twelve hundred pounds to the two
Daughters of my Brother Vincent Rector of Donaghmore in the
County of Tyrone in Ireland Elizabeth and Mary that is to
say One hundred to each the remaining One Thousand Pounds to
be to the uses of this my Will hereafter mentioned Item to
the younger Daughter of my said Brother Vincent I give my
Gold Watch with the Chain thereto belonging formerly in the
use and possession of my dear Wife lately deceased according
to her desire Item I give to the Reverend Mr Bradley Whaley
Rector of Cooknore my near and dear Kinsman Ten pounds
English money I give him also the right of nomination to my
two Vicarages commonly called St Giles and St Sepulchres
lying in the Town of Northampton during his life and after
his decease I give the same to my Kinsman the Revd Mr Ayres
Whaley or to any Brother of his being in Holy Orders (in
case of his dying before the said Bradley) And in default of
such Brother or Brothers To the Revd Doctor Trapp Rector of
Christ Church in London (my old friend) and his heirs for
ever (my old ffriend) and his heirs for ever Item to the
aforesaid Dr Trapp I bequeath Ten Pounds English money To my
Sister Vincent of Mullaghmore Ten Pounds To Mrs Martha
Boydell of Kells Ten Pounds To the Church Poor of the Parish
of Armagh Ten Pounds to be distributed by my Curate Also to
the poor of Donaghmore Ten Pounds to be distributed by the
Rector thereof at his discretion Item I leave to my Servant
Mrs Dorothy Wildman Twenty Pounds Item I leave my household
goods as well animate as Inanimate as well within doors as
without (my Books only excepted) to be sold for the payment
of my debts of what nature Soever funeral charges and
Legacies Item I bequeath my lands lying in Broughton
Northamptonshire to my Elder sister Ann Wills to descend to
her Son Thomas Wills after her decease and to his heirs born
in lawful wedlock and my Lands lying in the Town of
Northampton to my younger sister Mary Wake widow to descend
to her heirs after her decease And my Will is that in case
it do happen that my Nephew Thomas Wills or my Niece Mary
Conant have no lawful Issue living at the time of the
decease (their mothers also being dead) That then the said
Estates shall severally revert to my own right heirs for
ever Item I give to my Sister Ann Wills all money due by her
to me on her own and on her sonís account and I make my
sister Mary Wake my residuary Legatee Lastly I doe appoint
my Brother the Reverend Richard Vincent Rector of Donaghmore
and my faithfull Servant Henry Whittington of Armagh the
Executors of this my last Will and I leave to the former all
my Books sermons papers and the like and to the latter Ten
Pounds as a Recompense for the trouble of executing this my
last Will Witness my hand and Seal this tenth day of April
in the year of Our Lord God One thousand seven hundred and
thirty seven Nath: Whaley signed sealed and published in
presence of us Martha Boydell James Carr Adam Walker
Item I bequeath unto Mrs Ann Cosbie the sum of One hundred
pounds this is to be annexed to my last Will and Testament
as witness my hand this sixteenth day of December 1737
Nath: Whaley
Proved at London with a Codicil 30 June 1738 by Oath of
Richard Vincent power
reserved to Henry Whittington
PCC Prob11/690