Robert Stephenson of Dublin (d.1797)

... (biographical sketch pending) ...

Timeline:

  • 1748-02-04: Memorial no. 134-164-90437 – a deed of assignment whereby John Clark of Maghera conveyed several townlands to John Stephenson and Robert Stephenson of Killyfaddy, county Armagh. The affected townlands included Legmurn, parish of Ballyclog; Trickvallan, parish of Arboe; and Aughrimderg, Killeen, and Lisaclare, parish of Clonoe. [1]
    ☛ One of the witnesses was James Stephenson of Killyfaddy.
  • 1759-09-03: Memorial no. 200-369-133512 – a lease granted by Robert Stephenson of Dublin, gent., to Walter Stuart of same, bricklayer, in a parcel in Boot Lane in the parish of St Michans, Dublin. [4]
  • 1749-04-28: Memorial no. 138-339-93450 – an indented deed of assignment whereby, for the consideration of £142 5s 6p, Mary McGown orse Gage of Coagh, parish of Tamlaght, conveyed to Robert Stephenson, now of Dublin, merchant, one-half of Lanaglug townland in the parish of Ballinderry, Barony of Upper Dungannon. [2]
    ☛ One of the witnesses was John Stephenson of Killyfaddy.
  • 1757-08-05: In an advertisement published in the Belfast News-Letter, Robert Stephenson of Dublin, merchant, was designated to receive proposals for the sale, by publick cant, of the lands of Gallow-hill near Antrim. [3]
  • 1762-07-16: Memorial no. 221-101-144668 – a deed poll executed by John Stephenson and Robert Stephenson; reciting their lease, dated 4th February 1748, held with Thomas Ledlie, from the Primate, in the townlands of Killeen and Lissaclare in the parish of Clonoe, Trickvallan in the parish of Arboe, and Legmurn in the parish of Ballyclog; reciting also that John and Robert had agreed to a partition of their lease, which had been granted to them as tenants in common, such that John would hold Lisaclare and Legmurn and Robert would hold Trickvallen and Killeen; with an endorsement mentioning that, should Thomas Ledlie default on his one-third share of the rental payment, John Stephenson would pay two-thirds of the rent, idemnifying Robert Stephenson from any failure by Thomas Ledlie to pay his share. [5]
  • 1762-10-23: Memorial no. 221-103-144669 – an endorsement by Thomas Ledlie of Londonderry, relinquishing all right and title to a leasehold in Killeen and Trickvallen townlands, held in common with John Stephenson and Robert Stephenson. [6]
  • ... more calendar entries are pending ...

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Sources and notes:

1.

Registry of Deeds, Dublin. Memorial no. 134-164-90437: Clark to Stevenson & another (dated 4 Feb 1748, reg'd 9 Feb 1748). Copy per FHL film no. 522836. Transcribed by Alison Kilpatrick, 2016-06-26, and submitted to www.irishdeedsindex.net, 2016-08-14.

2.

Registry of Deeds, Dublin. Memorial no. 138-339-93450: McGown otherwise Gage to Stephenson (dated 28 April 1749, reg'd 22 Jan 1749). Copy per FHL film no. 560264. Transcribed by Alison Kilpatrick, 2016-06-26, and submitted to www.irishdeedsindex.net, 2016-08-15.

3.

Belfast News-Letter, 5 August 1757. "Robert Stephenson of Dublin, merchant." From an electronic copy held by ancestry.ca (accessed 2016-01-15, by subscription). Transcribed by Alison Kilpatrick.

4.

Registry of Deeds, Ireland (Henrietta Street, Dublin). Memorial no. 200-369-133512: Stephenson to Stewart (dated 3 September 1759, registered 5 October 1759). Microfilm copy held by the Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA (FHL film no. 461387); digital image online at www.familysearch.org. Transcribed by Alison Kilpatrick, and submitted to www.irishdeedsindex.net, 2018-12-20.

5.

Registry of Deeds, Ireland (Henrietta Street, Dublin). Memorial no. 221-101-144668: Stephenson to Stephenson to Stephenson (dated 16 July 1762, registered 4 December 1762). Microfilm copy held by the Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA (FHL film no. 461398; copy obtained in SLC, 2016-05-06). Transcribed by Alison Kilpatrick, and submitted to www.irishdeedsindex.net, 2018-12-20.

6.

Registry of Deeds, Ireland (Henrietta Street, Dublin). Memorial no. 221-103-144669: Ledlie to Stephenson & another (dated 23 October 1762, registered 4 December 1762). Microfilm copy held by the Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA (FHL film no. 461398; copy obtained in SLC, 6 May 2016). Transcribed by Alison Kilpatrick, and submitted to www.irishdeedsindex.net, 20 December 2019.

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