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Wilson Gregg - Transcribed will: 1885

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Date: 1885 [unknown]
Location: Ballycregagh, Clough, County Antrim, Irelandmap
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Transcribed will of Wilson Gregg (1818 - 1884)
From Will Calandars - Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI).
Transcribed 24 April 2011 by Michele (Flanagan) Gregg.

Surname: GREGG
Forename: Wilson
Registry: Belfast
Date of Death: 24 Sep 1884
Date of Grant: 1885
Effects: Effects £287
Full Abstract:
The Will of Wilson GREGG late of Ballycraigagh Country Antrim Farmer who died 24 September 1884 at same place was proved at Belfast by Samuel Gaston of Ballycriagagh and Gawn GREGG of Frosses in said County Farmers the Executors.

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No 108 This is the last Will and Testament of me
Wilson Gregg of Ballycraigagh in the County
Of Antrim. I hereby nominate constitute and appoint
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Samuel Gaston of Ballycraigagh and Gawn Gregg
of Frosses both of County Antrim executors of
This my last Will and Testament. I leave and
bequeath to my son Robert GREGG the sum of
£ 30 (thirty pounds) sterling to be paid to
him by my son David Boyd Gregg after the
expiration of one year from the date of the reading
of this will. To my son David Boyd Gregg I
leave and bequeath the whole of the Farm I occupy
in the townland of Ballycraigagh containing 37 ac
2 rds 14 per statute which I valued or estimated at
the sum of £200 (two hundred pounds) sterling)
together with houses and buildings thereon
except my own dwelling house and the wooden
shed or cart house the end of which lies against
said dwelling house which (that is the dwelling
house and the shed) I leave to my wife Hannah Gregg
during the term of her natural life to revert
to my son David Boyd Gregg at her death. I
leave the threshing machine to my two sons Robert
and David Boyd GREGG, each to leave his half
of the expenses of ordinary wear and tear and
if after the expiration of three years Robert should
wish to withdraw and have nothing to do with
the machine I will that David Boyd pay him
the sum of £10 (ten pounds) sterling and that
thence forward Robert ceases to have any interest in
the machine but should they agree to work conjointly
for more than three years and should Robert then
wish to withdraw from having any part in the
machine, I will that he then receive £5 (five pounds)
sterling from David Boyd for his interest in the
machine. To my son David Boyd I leave my share
of the single mouldboard plough I leave my share
of the grubber to my son Robert. I leave the double
mouldboard plough between my sons Robert and
David Boyd. To my son Andrew Gregg I leave
the sum of £2 (two pounds) sterling. I leave to my
son David Boyd GREGG the sum of £2 (two pounds)
sterling. To my daughter Nancy McLaughlin I leave
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the sum of £20 (twenty pounds) sterling I leave
to my daughter Margaret Jane the sum of £2
(two pounds) sterling. I leave to my daughter Matilda
the sum of £2 (two pounds) sterling I leave and
bequeath to my wife Hannah GREGG the sum of
£230 (two hundred and thirty pounds) sterling.
I leave to all my children a father’s dying blessing
and I commend my wife to the God of the widow
praying that God may keep them from sin, and
that they may be Christians in reality as well
as in name. I will that this last will and
testament be read one month after my decease.
I hereby instruct and empower my executors of
this will named above viz, Samuel Gaston of
Ballycraigagh and Gawn Gregg of Frosses to pay
all just debts and demands against my whole effects
and to distribute my assets in the proportions
hereinbefore specified in witness where of I the
said Wilson GREGG have to this my will set
my hand this seventeenth day of September one
thousand eight hundred and eighty four.

---Wilson GREGG ---
Signed and acknowledged by the said Wilson
Gregg as his last will and testament in the
presence of us present at the same time who in
his presence at his request and in presence of each
other have hereby subscribed our names as witnesses.
Samuel Gaston --- Gawn Gregg. -----------------

Probate of this will of Wilson Gregg deceased.
Granted on the 6 day of February 1885 by Samuel
Gaston and Gawn Gregg the executors therein named
IM Higginton …..


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