Will: Donnelly, Mathew January 7, 1856

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File contributed by: Rosalind Dunning 
ros.dunning@outlook.com June 3, 2018, 3:00 am

Source: National Archives Kew England
Written: January 7, 1856
Recorded: June 3, 2018

In the Name of God Amen I Mathew Donnelly of Summerfield 
House in the County of Dublin Hosier do make and publish my 
last Will and Testament as follows I give devise and 
bequeath my houses buildings and premises in Little Strand 
Street in the City of Dublin unto my eldest son William 
Donnelly and his assigns for and during the term of his 
natural life I give and bequeath unto my second son Thomas 
Donnelly the sum of Two thousand five hundred pounds which 
is secured to me by a Mortgage from Mr Walter Doolan of his 
houses and premises in Westland Row in the City of Dublin 
together with the said Mortgage and all my estate and 
interest in the said Mortgages premises in Westland Row 
aforesaid I give and bequeath unto my daughter Elizabeth 
McCarthy Wife of Denis Florence McCarthy the sum of two 
thousand pounds sterling And as to all the rest residue and 
remainder of my real freehold and personal estates property 
and estates property and effects I give devise and bequeath 
the same and every part thereof unto my dearly beloved wife 
Bridget Donnelly her heirs executors administrators and 
assigns to and for her & their own absolute use and benefit 
And hereby I nominate the said Wife and my friend Mr Richard 
Cathcart of Baggott Street Dublin Executrix and Executor of 
this my last Will and Testament Witness my hand this 7th day 
of January 1856 Mathew Connolly Signed by the Testator in 
the presence of us who have in his presence and in presence 
of each other subscribed our names as Witnesses hereto Fredk 
Robt Jones _ Richd Cathcart
Proved at London 22 February 1856