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Will of Robert Lindsay, Surgeon, Strabane, Camus Parish, Co. Tyrone 1797

Dated 31 August 1797
Transcribed, compiled and submitted by
Faye Logue, Tully, Queensland, Australia

I ROBERT LINDSAY of the Town of Strabane in the Kingdom of Ireland a Surgeon being weak in body but of sound mind memory and understanding do make publish and declare this my last Will and Testament in manner and form following viz.: First I give and bequeath to my Mother LILLY LINDSAY the sum of Twenty pounds to purchase mourning or to be disposed of otherwise as she may think proper and all the rest residue and remainder of my money or monies in freehold or personal Estate and Effects which I may die possessed of or may hereafter become due or ------ I give devise and bequeath unto my beloved Wife JANE LINDSAY and my Daughters SUSANNA and FLORINDA LINDSAY to be equally divided between them share and share alike as soon as convenient after my decease and I do hereby make constitute and appoint Mr WILLIAM CLARK of Lifford in the Kingdom of Ireland aforesaid and Mr JOHN McCREA Junior of Macherareach in the said Kingdom my lawful Executors to this my last Will and Testament to see the same duly executed hereby revoking all former and other Wills by me heretofore made In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this thirtieth day of July in the year of our lord 1796.

R. LINDSAY Signed sealed published and declared by the said Testator as and for his last Will and Testament in the presence of us who in the presence of each other have set our hands as witnesses hereto this thirtieth day of July 1796.


On the thirty-first day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety seven Administration with the Will annexed of all and singular the goods chattels and credits of ROBERT LINDSAY late of Strabane in the Kingdom of Ireland and a Surgeon on Board his Majesty’s Ship Quebec deceased was granted to THOMAS MAINE Esquire the lawful Attorney of WILLIAM CLARK and JOHN McCREA the younger the Executors named in the said Will for their use and benefit now residing in the Kingdom of Ireland having been first sworn only to Administer.