James Sandford's Second Will 1747

Probate copy of James Sandford Will of 19 Jan 1747

Be it Remembred

That I James Sandford of the Town of Sligoe Esqr. do make this my last Will & Testament. I do hereby give devise & bequeath all my Goods Chattles & Effects & also all Estate & Estates whatsoever & wheresoever as well as personal wch. I now am or shall be at the time of my death seized or possessed of or intitled unto to my Brothers George Sandford William Sandford & Edward Sandford their Heirs Executors & Administrators equally to be divided among them share & share alikeI do hereby by revoke all former Wills & do constitute & appoint my said Brothers Executors of this my Will In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my Hand & Seal the nineteenth day of January one thousand seven hundred & forty seven, Ja: Sandford "Seal" Signed Sealed published & declared by the testator as his last Will & Testament in the presence of us who in his presence & in the presence of each other subscribe our Names as witnesses Jno. Woods, Jno. Dowdall, Thos. Hall

Probate attached to above will copy

By the Tenor of these Presents We George by divine Providence Archbishop of Armagh Primate and Metropolitan of all Ireland also Judge or President of his Majesty's Court of Perogative for Causes Ecclesiastical and for ?? in and throughout the whole Kindom of ireland by Royal Authority rightly and lawfully constituted and established DO make known to all ?? that the last Will & Testament

hereunto annexed of James Sandford late of the town of Sligoe Esquire deceased having whilst living and at the time of his Death Goods Rights & credits or chattles in diverse Dioceses or perculiar Juristrictiones) was proved and approved in common form of law and the Validity thereof decreed for and Registered in the said court on the fourth day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and fifty six. And that the burden of the Execution thereof and Administration of all and Singular the Goods Rights Credits and Chattles of the said Deceased were and are granted by these Presents BY Me to William Sandford Esquire one of the executors named in the said will of the said deceased he being first sworn personally on the holy Evangelist wel and faithfully to Administer and dispose of all and singular the Goods Rights credits and chattles of the said deceased and to perform the said Willand to pay the debts and legacies of the said deceased and also to make a true full and perfect Inventory of all and Singular the Goods Rights Credits and Chattles of the said deceased and to exhibit the same into the registry of his majesty's said Court of perogative on or before the last day of December next ensuing and also to render a true full and perfect Account thereof unto the said Court when he shall be lawfully required (Saving the Right of George sandford and Edward sandford, the other executors named in the said willof the said deceased when they or Either of them shall apply for the same and saving the right of every other person whatever) In faith and testimoney whereof we have caused the Seal of his Majesties Court of perogative to be affixed to these presents Dated the day amd year first above written. signed B Boyle?? embossed seal attached see image 0023

Second Probate 1770

This will was also subject to a second grant of probate on 11 Dec 1770 to Edward Sandford the then suviving executor. Image 0016 and image 0017 is a copy of the same 1947 Will. the probate document attached thereto is shown in image 0018

A summary transcript of image 0018 follows:

Richard Archbishop of Armagh ..... Do make it known that James Sandford late of the town of Sligoe esquire deceased .... ... And Whereas the said William Sandford took upon him the burden of the Execution of the said Will .......and departed his life having some part of the Goods rights Credits and Chattles of the said deceased Unadministered and Undisposed..... ... And Whereas the said George Sandford one of the Executors aforesaid departed his life before he took on the burthen of the Execution of the said Wil and Whereas the said Edward Sandford the surviving executorof the said Will hath prayed to be admitted to the bruthen of the execution of the said Will..............of the said James Sandford deceased......

.....Probate granted to Edward Sandford ..... dated 11 Dec 1770