Will: Lacey, Martin December 4, 1750

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File contributed by: Rosalind Dunning 
ros.dunning@outlook.com April 19, 2019, 2:42 pm


Source: National Archives Kew England
Written: December 4, 1750
Recorded: April 19, 2019

In the Name of God Amen I Martin Lacey of Calcutta Mariner 
in the Kingdom of Bengal in the East Indies being Sick and 
Weak in Body but of Sound and Disposing Mind Memory and 
Understanding Blessed be God for the same and considering 
the Shortness and uncertainty of this Mortal life and the 
Certainty of Death Do therefore Make and declare this my 
last Will and Testament in manner and form following (that 
is to say) Imprimis I Desire all such Just Debts as I shall 
owe to any Person or Persons be Immediately after my Decease 
paid and Discharged Item I Give and bequeath unto my loving 
Sister Bridget Mahon Two hundred pounds Sterling Item I Give 
and bequeath unto Bridget Mahon the Daughter of Dominick 
Mahon and Rebecca Hick and her Heirs Two hundred pounds 
Sterling But in Case of their Deaths to Devolve to Mr 
Patrick Mahon and his Heirs Item I Give and bequeath unto Mr 
Peter Mahon and Ann Mahon each the Sum of One hundred pounds 
Sterling all the above Legatees living in the County of 
Roscommon in the Kingdom of Ireland Item I Give and bequeath 
unto Mr William Dogen One Thousand Current Rupees Item I 
Give and bequeath unto Mr Edward Handle and James 
Mackpherson five hundred Rupees each Item I Give and 
bequeath unto the Portuguese Church of Calcutta five hundred 
Rupees and if my Effects Should amount to anything more I 
Wil what remains be delivered to the Portuguese Padrys of 
Calcutta to be Divided among their Poor And I Do hereby 
Nominate Constitute and Appoint Captain David Rannie and 
John Wood both of Calcutta Executors to this my last Will 
and Testament revoking all former Wills by me made 
heretofore In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand 
and Seal this fourth day of December In the year of our Lord 
One thousand Seven hundred and fifty Martin Lacy Signed 
Sealed Published and Declared by the said Testator to be his 
last Will and Testament where no Stampt Paper is to be had 
in the Presence of Peter Duncan _ John Bristow _ Jere 
Macmahon _ A True Copy Wm Westen Reg
Proved at London 5 December 1760 by Oath of David Rannie the 
surviving Executor
PCC Prob11/861