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Memorial 149-202-99462: Stevenson to Craig, 1751-04-24

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The heading and opening statement of Memorial no. 149-202-99462, Stevenson and son to Craig.
The heading and opening statement of Memorial no. 149-202-99462. Image per Source: below.

Source: Registry of Deeds, Ireland. Memorial no. 149-202-99462: Stevenson & Stevenson to Craig (lease and release; dated 1751-04-24; registered 1751-07-05). Digital image online at FamilySearch, Int’l., per FHL film no. 461356. Transcribed by Alison Kilpatrick, and submitted to Nick Reddan’s Registry of Deeds Index Project Ireland, 2016-08-18.


[Title:] 1
No. 99462 To the Reg’r [Register] 2 appointed for Regist’g [Registering] Deeds Wills Convey’s [Conveyances] & Soforth

[Notes in margin:]
Stevenson & Son & an’r [another] to Craig
Reg’rd the 5’th day of July 1751 at 12 o’Clock at Noon

[Body of memorial:]
A Memorial of Indented Deeds of Lease & Release bearing date respect’ly [respectively] the Twenty fourth & Twenty fifth days of April One thous’d seven hundred & fifty one the Lease made Between W’m Stevenson of Edenborough in North Britain [Scotland] Gent & Ja’s Stevenson Gent Eldest Son & heir Apparent of the s’d William Stevenson of the one p’t & Campbell Craig of the City of Dublin Gent of the other part 3

… & the Release made between the s’d W’m Stevenson & Ja’s Stevenson of the first p’t the s’d Campbell Craig of the sec’d p’t & Henry Kirk of the same City Peruke maker 4 of y’e third p’t

… Whereby the s’d W’m Stevenson & Ja’s Stevenson for the Consid’ns [Considerations] therein ment’d [mentioned] Granted Bargained Sold Released & Confirmed unto the s’d Campbell Craig All that & those the two Squares or Pcells [Parcells] of Ground in Stewartstown in the County of Tyrone on w’ch [which] sev’l [several] Messuages are Erected each Square Cont’g [Containing] in Front Six score feet & Six Score feet backwards one of s’d Squares being on the North side of Stewartstown afores’d the other to the West side of s’d Town & also fifty Messuages Fifty Cottages Fifty Gardens Twenty Acres of land Ten Acres of Meadow Twenty Acres of Pasture Ten Acres of Wood and Underwood Ten Acres of Turf ^[—]^ [Bog?] 5 Heath & Ten Acres of Moor & Marsh with the Appurs [Appurtenances] in the Parks & Pcells of lands lying near the s’d Town of Stewartstown known by the name of Church Park the Nine Acre Park the Park lying between the Nine Acre park & Drumgallion & the Lower Sessagh of Galvally Joining to the Nine Acre park And also one full Moiety of Moss belonging to the s’d Town of Stewartstown all Situate lying & being in the C’o of Tyrone w’th y’e Appurs

… and the Reversion & Reversions Remainder & Remainders Yearly & other Rents Issues & Proffits of the Premes [Premises]

… To hold to him the s’d Campbell Craig & his assigns for the Term of his Naturall Life To the Intent & purpose in the s’d Deed of Release Expressed

… w’ch s’d Deeds of Lease & Release as to the Execution thereof by the s’d W’m Stevenson are Witnessed by Robt. Stevenson of the City of Edenborough in the Kingdom of North Britain 6 Gent & W’m Kelly of the City of Dublin yeoman

… & as to the Execution thereof by the Severall other Executing partys Thereto they are Witnessed by the s’d W’m Kelly & John Henzey of the same City of Dublin Gentl & this Mem’l is Witnessed by the s’d W’m Kelly and John Henzey

          _ James Stevenson (Seal) _

… Signed & Sealed in the presence of

          _ John Henzey   _   W’m Kelly _

… The above Named W’m Kelly maketh Oath that he was present & Did see the above Named W’m Stevenson and James Stevenson Respectively Duly Execute the Deeds of Lease & Release of w’ch the above Writing is a Mem’l & that he also Saw the above Nam’d Campbell Craig & Henry Kirk Duly Execute the s’d Deed of Release & Likewise Saw the s’d James Stevenson Duly Sign & Seal the above Mem’l & that he is a Subscribing Witness to the s’d Deeds & Mem’l w’ch s’d Deeds & Mem’l were Deliv’d [Delivered] to M’r James Saunders Dep’ty Re’gr [Deputy Register] at the Registers Office in Dublin on the Fifth Day of July 1751 at or Near the Hour of Twelve O’Clock in the Forenoon of s’d Day

          _ W’m Kelly _

… Sworn before me this 5’th July 1751

          _ James Saunders Dep: Reg’r [Deputy Register or Registrar] __

Source citation for this page: — Kilpatrick, Alison. Registry of Deeds, Ireland: Memorial no. 149-202-99462: Stevenson & Stevenson to Craig: lease and release (dated 1751-04-24 and -25, registered 1751-07-05). Transcript by Alison Kilpatrick ©2016. Online at Arborealis,, accessed [insert date of access].

See also:
Introductory notes about registered deeds and the memorials (copies) thereof
Scope of Irish deeds covered
Notes about the indexes provided on Arborealis
Notes about the transcripts of memorials of Irish deeds posted to Arborealis
List of blog articles pertaining to memorials of Irish deeds
— Nick Reddan’s Registry of Deeds Index Project Ireland website

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. Perukemaker (from the French, perruque): a maker of perukes; a wigmaker. Peruke: a cap of false hair; a periwig. Source: Johnston, Samuel. A Dictionary of the English Language. Vol. III. London: printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1818.
  5. A word or words appearing within caret marks as in, ^text^, denotes text that was inserted above a line, with a caret mark underneath, in the original text. [–] signifies an illegible character.
  6. A term, now thankfully obsolete, coined by the British to denote Scotland.