Will: Dillon, Francis January 15, 1786

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File contributed by: Rosalind Dunning 
ros.dunning@outlook.com April 25, 2018, 3:26 pm


Source: National Archives Kew England
Written: January 15, 1786
Recorded: April 25, 2018

In the Name of God Amen I Francis Dillon now of Abbey Street 
in the City of Dublin Marchant being of sound disposing mind 
memory and understanding thanks be to Almighty God for the 
same but calling to mind the uncertainty of this life do 
make and publish this my last Will and Testament in form and 
manner following that is to say it is my mind and desire 
that all my Just Debts may be paid by my Executors as soon 
as possible I give and bequeath unto Mary Brown my Cousin by 
my Wife's side the Sum of one hundred and fifty pounds I 
also give and bequeath unto my Nephew John Chapman the sum 
of one hundred pounds I give and bequeath unto Mary Dowdall 
of Drogheda the sum of Twenty pounds I also give and 
bequeath unto Mary Dowdall Daughter of the above Mary the 
Sum of five pounds thirteen shillings and nine pence I give 
and bequeath unto Peter Dillon the Sum of Twenty Pounds I 
give and bequeath to the Poor of Saint Mary's Parish the Sum 
of five pounds and that the same shall be divided by the 
Reverand John Kennedy in such manner as he may think proper 
I give and bequeath unto my Nephew George Chapman one 
shilling I give and bequeath unto all other relations 
whatsoever the Sum of one shilling each I give and bequeath 
unto Richard Welsh the Sum of five pounds I give and 
bequeath unto Andrew Cassery of Killester one hundred of Elm 
Trees yearly on condition that the said one hundred of Elm 
Trees shall be yearly Planted on said Lands of Killester for 
the Improvement of the same for the whole Tearm said Casery 
hold said Lands of Killester and I leave my dear and beloved 
Wife Mary Dillon sole residue of all my Property that is to 
say my Dwelling house in Abbey Street known by No 180 
together with all its Concerns and furniture thereto 
belonging all my Plate China house linen and every of the 
Articles therein for her own use and disposal for ever also 
my farm at Killester held by Lease from the Right honorable 
Ewil (?)of Howth all the Profits that may issue therefrom 
during the said lease and all Other Profits arising from the 
remainder of my Property and I do appoint James Duncan of 
Finglas Bridge and Mary Dillon my Wife Executrix and James 
Heasalton of Abbey Street my Executors of this my said Will 
and Testament hereby revoking and making void all former and 
other Wills In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand 
and Seal this twenty fifth day of January one thousand seven 
hundred and Eighty six Francis Dillon
(Attestation Clause)
John Reynolds _ William McCollagh _ P Dillon
And it is my Will and desire that Thomas Baucott Esquire of 
the City of Dublin and Peter Dillon of the said City of 
Dublin be Trustees to this my last Will
15 July 1807 Administration with Will annexed to Helen 
Hargrave formerly Dillon Wife of Frederick Hargrave the 
Administratrix of the goods of Mary Dillon Wife of Peter 
Dillon whilst living the residuary legatee Executors named 
in the Will having died without taking upon themselves 
execution of the Will
PCC Prob11/1464