1709-04-19: 8-155-2470: Dorragh to Fixter

Source: Registry of Deeds, Ireland (Henrietta Street, Dublin). Memorial no. 8-155-2470: Dorragh to Fixter (dated 19 April 1709; registered 14 November 1711). Microfilm copy held by the Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. Archival ref. FHL film no. 522808; digital image online at www.familysearch.org. Transcribed by Alison Kilpatrick, and submitted to www.irishdeedsindex.net, 2019-01-01. 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.

Transcription:

8-155-2470

[Title:] [1]
  No. 2470  A Memoriall of a Deed to be registered pursuant to an Act of Parliam't [2] made in the year of our Sovereign Lady Anne by the Grace of God of Great Britain France and Ireland Queen defender of the faith &c

[Notes in margin:]
Dorragh & al to Fixter et al
Registred the fourteenth Day of November 1711 at 6 o Clock in the afternoon

[Body of memorial:]
  A Deed indented bearing date the nineteenth day of Aprill in the year of our Lord one thousand Seven hundred and nine made between Robert Darrogh of Rafeenan in the County of Monaghan Gent and Anne Darrach als [alias] Fixter wife of the said Robert Darrach and one of the daughters and Coheirs of Samuel Fixter decd [deceased] of the first part and Martha Fixter the other Daughter and Coheir of the said Samuel Fixter Deceased of the second part and William Adam of Monaghan in the County of Monaghan Merchant of the tird part [3]

… Setting forth that the Lands of Rafeenan Aghaderry and Aghnavar lying and being in the County of Monaghan [4] afores'd Descennded and came to the said Ann and Martha [as?] Daughters and Coheirs of the said Samuell Fixter Deceased and they being thereof seized in fee simple said Anne marryed and took to husband said Robert Dorrogh [sic] whereby said Robert and Ann stood seised of and in one moiety of the said Lands of Rafeenan and Aghaderry and Agnabar [sic] in their demean as of Fee Simple in Right of said Ann and said Martha was intitled to the other Moyety of said Lands [--] of Fee Simple in her own Right and said Robert was Seised thereof as Guardian to said Martha and it was agreed between said Robert Anne and Martha that so Soon as Martha came to the Age of twenty one years then a partion [partition] should be had made and contin[-]ed between them of said Lands and premisses

… and that in mean time said Robert and Anne should levy a fine of said Lands the better to enable said Anne to settle[?] her Moyety of s'd Lands and Robert and his heirs failing Issue by him and her and the better to Settle said Lands in partition when said Martha came of Age

… That said Robert Dorrogh and Ann the wife being so seised of said premisses did in Easter term the year of our Lord one thousand and Seven before her Maj'tys [Majesty's] Justices of Comon Pleas in Ireland levy a fine Sur connuzance de droit come ceo of said Lands and premisses unto the said W'm Adam and his heirs by the name of Eight messuages Six cottages Seven gardens two hundred acres of Land thirty acres of Meadow one hundred acres of pasture fifty acres of wood and underwood ten acres of furs [furze] and meath and twenty acres of Moor be the [same] more or less as now possed [possessed] with the appurtences [appurtenances] in Rafeenan Aghaderry and Aghanwarr in the County of Monaghan

… by which said Fine said Lands are and were intended and agreed to be conveyed and assigned that said Martha was att [sic] the perfection of said Deed come to the Age of twenty one years and an even partion [partition] was intended and contained Itt is declared by said Deed and partyes thereunto that the fine should be so had and levyed and that the same should be and enure and that the said William Adam and his heirs Should stand and be seized of said Lands and premisses to the Severall uses in the said Deed and hereafter menconed [mentioned] or to no other use or purpose

… that is to say as to the said Lands of Rafeenan with its appts [appurtenances] to the use of said Robert Darroch during the naturall life without impeachment of wast[e] and the Remainder to said Ann during her naturall life without impeachment of waste the Rem'r [Remainder] to Sam'l Darroch eldest son of the said Robert and Anne and the heirs of the body of the said Sam'll the Rem'r to the second Son of the said Robert and Ann and y'e heirs of the body of such second son the Rem'r to the third Son of the said Robert and Anne and the heirs of the body of such third son the Rem'r to every other son of the said Robert Dorrogh and Anne his Wife and the heirs of the body of such every other son respectively and Successively according to their seniority the cidst[first?] of Such Sons and the heirs of [-]u[-] body being allways preferred before any younger of them and the heirs of his body the Rem'r to the Right heirs of the said Robert Dorragh for ever

… a provisoe in the said Deed that it is lawfull of said Robert and Anne during their Joynt lives by Deed or Deeds by them perfected to sell or dispose of the said Lands of Rafeenan with its appurtences to any person or persons and to revoke make void or change all or any the uses[?] afores'd as they shall think fitt and new or other uses to limitt or declare and after such new or other uses [S?]o shall be limited or dic[--]erd that said William Adams and his heirs shall stand and be seised of said Lands of Rafeenan of Such parte [parts?] thereof or in which such new or other use or uses Shall be limited or declared to such new or other uses as Shall be limited or declared of in or touching the same

… that by said Deed it may be lawfull for and Robert and Ann by any Deed or Deeds by them both sealed and dir[--]erd [delivered?] to charge said Lands of Rafeenan with any sum or sums of money and Robert and Ann shall think fitt

… And as to the Lands of Aghaderry and Aghanvar to the use of the said Martha Fixter and her heirs for ever

… Robert Darrach and Ann Covenant with W'm Adam that they have not incumbred the said Lands whereby the uses afores'd may not arise

… that George Macartney of Belfast in the County of Antrim Esq; W'm Hair of the County of Longford Gent and Michael Taling of the City of Dublin Gent are subscribing witnesses to the said deed

… that Ann Darrach als Fixter wife of the said Robert Dorrogh is dead Since the perfection of the said Deed

… in witness whereof the s'd Robert Dorrogh and W'm Adam ptyes [parties] to the said Deed have hereunto putt their hands and seals the twenty seventh day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand Seven hundred and Eleven

     R Darroch (seal)
     William Adam (seal)

… Signed and Sealed in y'e presence of

     Geo: Macartney
     John Hamilton

… George Macartney of Belfast in the County of Antrim Esq, maketh oath that is a Subscribing witness to the deed menconed in the above Memoriall and Saw the same duly perfected by all the partys thereto on the day the same bears date and that this Depon't [Deponent] also is a Subscribing witness to the above memoriall and saw the Same signed and sealed by the above named Robert Darroch and William Adam and further saith not _ [sic]

… Iwd[?] cor me apud Monaghan in Comit Mo 27° Die Augusti Anno Dom 1711

     Hen: Echlin

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Transcriber's notes:

1.

The transcriber's comments or editing marks are enclosed [within square brackets].

2.

An apostrophe indicates that the letter or letters following were raised, or written in superscript, in the original text.

3.

This transcript includes paragraph breaks whereas the original text appears as one paragraph without any indentation.

4.

Rafeenan townland, in the parish of Tedavnet and barony of Monaghan; Aghaderry and Aghnavar townlands, in the parish of Errigal Trough and the barony of Trough.

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