Will: Connolly, Edmund July 18, 1764

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File contributed by: Rosalind Dunning 
ros.dunning@outlook.com September 27, 2017, 4:13 pm


Source: National Archives Kew England
Written: July 18, 1764
Recorded: September 27, 2017

I Edmund Connolly late of Monaghan in the County of Monaghan 
and Kingdom of Ireland Gentleman being of sound mind memory 
and understanding but now indisposed and weak in Body at the 
House of Samuel McCabe at Cheapside London do make and 
publish this to be my last Will and Testament (that is to 
say) As to all and every my ready Money Goods Chattels Debts 
Estate and Effects whatsoever and wheresoever and of what 
nature or kind soever which I now am or at the time of my 
death shall or may be in any wise seized possessed of 
interested in or Intitled unto I give devise and bequeath 
the same and every part thereof (after payment of my just 
Debts and funeral Expences) as follows (that is to say) I 
give one full sixth part thereof or of the Amount Value or 
Produce thereof unto my Neice Mary Conolly and to her 
Executors and Administrators to and for her and their own 
proper use and benefit to be paid by my Executors 
hereinafter named as the same can from time to time be 
received and ascertained Also I give unto my Nephew or 
reputed Nephew John Conolly one tenth part of the remaining 
five parts of my Estate and Effects and to his Executors and 
Administrators to be paid to him or them as the same shall 
be able to be ascertained And the remaining nine parts of 
the last mentioned five parts of my Estate and Effects I 
give and bequeath the same unto and to the use of my Mother 
Mary Conolly and of my brother Con and sister Helen and to 
their respective Executors Administrators and Assigns 
equally to be divided between the respectively share and 
share alike And Lastly I do hereby make nominate and appoint 
my friends Roger McMahon of Rosemary Lane Taylor and Samuel 
McCabe and Edward McGurk of Cheapside London Victuallers 
joint Executors of this my last Will and Testament and do 
revoke all former and other Wills of this my last Will and 
Testament and do revoke all former and other Wills and 
Declare this only to be and contain my true last Will and 
Testament In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and 
Seal the Eighteenth day of July 1764 Edmd Conolly
(Attestation Clause)
Wm Watts _ James Fitz Gerald
Proved at London 7 September 1764
PCC Prob11/901