Galway - Joyce, Dominick March 8, 1803

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File contributed by: Rosalind Dunning February 29, 2020, 10:16 am


Source: National Archives London
Written: March 8, 1803
Recorded: June 28, 1803

In the Name of God Amen Dominick Joyce Sergt of the 26th Ds 
being in perfect mind and memory wishes to distribute his 
worldly substance Book Accounts 1st March 1801 I request 
that Mary Joyce otherwise Burke shall receive the contents 
of the Within Accounts as being my lawful Wife £100 13 10 œ 
I request that Charles Rooke Esquire Paymaster will forward 
to Mr Joseph Lopdell Postmaster in Athenry in the County of 
Galway Ireland the Sum of One hundred and fifty Pounds Eight 
Shillings Sterling for use of my Son Martin Joyce same time 
any lawful Debts I may owe desires it shall be punctually 
paid and the remaining sum put to the most advantageous use 
until my said son arrives to Age or preferment if it should 
so happen that he should die before he should come to the 
above mentioned time Christopher Lopdill Esquire and Joseph 
Lopdill Esquire his Brother will distribute the remaining 
Sum to my father Mother Brother or sisters equally to be 
divided to each of them Domk Joyce Serjt 26th Drg Witness 
present George Sanderson Q M 26th Drag 

8 March 1803
Appearance by George Rooke of Piccadilly Paymaster 26th 
Regiment of Dragoons who knew Dominick Joyce who died in 
Egypt in the year 1801 and the manner and character of his 

Proved at London 28 June 1803 by Oath of Joseph Lopdell the 
surviving Executor PCC Prob11/1394