1727-02-03: 55-363-37306: Morris Jones to Templeton

Source: Registry of Deeds, Ireland. Memorial no. 55-363-37306: Morris Jones to James Templeton of Stewartstown, re: Drummond and Killymuck, co. Tyrone (dated 3 Feb 1727; reg'rd 4 April 1728). Copy per FHL film no. 461329. Transcribed and annotated by Alison Kilpatrick, and submitted to www.irishdeedsindex.net, 2016-07-28. Please cite your sources.

Footnotes have been inserted by the transcriber and are hyperlinked to the Transcriber's notes section at the end of this transcript.


[Title:] [1]
No 37306  To the Reg'r [Register] [2] Appointed for Registring Deeds, Conveyances Wills &c pursuant to an Act of Parliam't on y't behalf on that behalf [sic]

[Notes in margin:]
Morris Jones to Templeton
Reg'rd y'e 4'th day of Ap'l 1728 at 1/2 an hour after 3 oClock in the afternoon

[Body of memorial:]
  A Memoriall of a Lease Indented bearing Date and Pfected [Perfected] the Third day of Feb'ry one Thousand Seven Hundred and twenty seven made Between W'm Morris Jones of Moneglass [sic] in the County of Antrim Esq'r of the one part, and James Templeton of Stewartstown in the County of Tyrone Merch't of the one part [3]

... Whereby the said W'm Morris Jones for the Consid'ns [Considerations] therein Menconed [Mentioned] Did demise unto the said James Templeton All that the town & Lands of Drumad Als [Alias] Dromond Containing about one Hundred and Ten acres be the same more or less, Tog'r [Together] with one Sessiogh of the Town & Lands of Carlenan known by the Name of Killimuck Cont'g [Containing] thirty three acres of Land or thereab'ts be the same more or less, Seituate in the Parishes of Desertcreaght and Donoghmore in the Barony of Dongannon and County of Tyrone afs'd [aforesaid]

... Excepting to the said W'm Morris Jones his Heirs Ex'rs [Executors] Adm'rs [Administrators] & Ass's [Assigns] out of [--] [4] Premisses all Royalties Whatsoever as Mines Mineralls, Quarries, woods underwoods, Fishing Fowling Hunting Hawking and all other Royalties Liberties, Immunitys Priviledes [sic] & Franchesses [Franchises] w't [what] soever unto the Premisses Belonging with Libty [Liberty] of Ingress Egress & Regress into upon and throughout the Demised Premises

... To hold unto him the said James Templeton his Heirs Ex'rs Adm'rs and Ass's from the first day of Nov'r before the date of the s'd Lease during the Life and Lives of the said James Templeton, Marg't Templeton als [alias] Stevenson wife of the said James Templeton and Jane Templeton his Daughter and the Surv'rs [Survivors] and Surv'r of them

... At y'e Yearly Rent of thirty one pounds Three Shillings and Eight pence Ster. [Sterling] as also the Yearly Quitt Rent of One pound Sixteen Shillings and four pence Ster. payable half Yearly on y'e first day of May and first day of Nov'r

... With a Clause of Renewal in the said Lease Contained for Continuing the same for ever paying Sixteen pounds Ten Shill's [Shillings] Ster w'thin Six Months after the failure of every Life now Nominate and Incerted in y'e Said Lease, And hereafter to be nominated within Six Months after the failure of every life now nominated and Inserted [sic] in the said Lease, And hereafter to be nominated Six Months after the failure of every Life as by y'e said Lease Relation being thereunto had may at Large appear

... Which Lease is Witnessed by John Morris of Belvil  John Hamilton of Montjoy [sic] and Phillip Morris of Knockavady all in the said Barony of Dungannon and County of Tyrone Gent.

... And this Mem'l [Memorial] is Witnessed by the said Phillip Morris and by William Stevenson [5] of Stewartstown afs'd Mercht'

     __ James Templeton (seal) __

... Signed & Sealed in Presence of

     Phill. Morris __ W'm Stevenson __

... The above named Phillip Morris Came this day before me and made Oath that he saw the above menconed Lease, Whereof the above Writing is a Mem'l duly Executed by the above named Will'm Morris Jones and James Templeton in presence of this Depon't, John Morris and John Hamilton, Witnesses to the due Execution thereof  And that he likewise saw the said Mem'l Signed & Sealed by the said James Templeton in Presence of this Dep't [Deponent] and W'm Stevenson

... And that the name Phil. Morris-Jones [sic] endorsed on the said Lease as a Witness to the Pfection [Perfection] thereof and subscribed to the above Written Mem'l is this Depon'ts own proper hand Writing

     __ Phil Morris

... Jurat cor me uno Commission pro affid in Rure Capiend in Hibern apud Stewartstown in Com Tyrone 6˚ die Martii Anno Dom 1727

     __ And'w Carmichael __

... We Samuel Close Clk [Clerk] & W'm Akie Esq'r two of his Majesties [Justices] of the peace for the County of Tyrone do hereby Certify that we saw the said Phillip Morris swear to the above affid't [affidavit] before one of the Com's [Commissioners] for taking affid'ts in the County at the time and place of y'e Caption thereof

     __ Sam: Close __ Will Akie __

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William Stevenson was son of Capt. James Stevenson of Stewartstown who, in turn, was father in law to James Templeton.

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