Index to the Prerogative Wills of Ireland, 1536-1810 (Google eBook)

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Sir Arthur Edward Vicars
E. Ponsonby, 1897 - Ireland - 512 pages
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Page 512 - Antrim, Armagh, Carlow, Cavan, Clare, Cork, Donegal, Down, Dublin, Fermanagh, Galway, Kerry, Kildare, Kilkenny, King's County, Leitrim, Limerick, Londonderry, Longford, Louth, Mayo, Meath, Monaghan, Queen's County, Roscommon, Sligo, Tipperary, Tyrone, Waterford, Westmeath, Wexford, Wicklow, . INTRODUCTION.
Page v - ... in 1536, and continue to 1858. Before 1857, wills used to be proved in the Consistorial Court, that is, the Court of the Bishop or Ordinary, within whose diocese or jurisdiction the testator dwelt ; but if there were effects to the value of 5 (called bona notabilia}, in two or more dioceses, the will had to be proved in the Prerogative...
Page vi - By the Court of Probate Act, 1857 (20 & 21 Viet. c. 77...
Page viii - Index) is added at the end, where will also be found a Catalogue of some one hundred wills, called the Hawkins Collection, reprinted from the Fourteenth Report of the Deputy Keeper of the Public Records in Ireland.
Page v - Bishop or Ordinary, within whose diocese or jurisdiction the testator dwelt ; but if there were effects to the value of 5 (called bona notabilia}, in two or more dioceses, the will had to be proved in the Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Armagh, Primate of all Ireland...
Page vii - Minar to the immediate north of it acquired, the field was open to an exhaustive scheme of excavation, which, as the work progressed, was successful in disclosing the hitherto hidden remains of Alau-d-din Khalji's extension of the great arched screen. Some idea of the magnitude of the work may be gathered when it is stated that...
Page v - Court are the most important, containing, as they do, testamentary devises from all parts of Ireland, and generally referring to the more important members of the community. They commence in 1536, and continue to 1858. Before 1857, wills used to be proved in the Consistorial Court...
Page 358 - Cork, gent. [gent. 1806 O'Dougherty, Michael, Cork city, [See O'DOHERTY.] 1797 O'Dowd, James, prisoner in the Four Courts Marshalsea 1798 O'Dowda, Letitia, Dublin, widow 1628 O'Doweley, William M'Donoghe, Biallaragged, со.
Page vii - ... no competent genealogist will fail to consult every likely orthographical rendering of the name of which he is in quest.
Page 358 - Gerald, Dublin city, esq. Jane, Kilkenny, widow Michael, Limerick, RC priest Richard, major-genl. of His Majesty's Forces (Copy) Roger, Lissard, со.

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