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I William Flavelle of Eustace St in the City of Dublin being of sound mind, I understanding through the mercy of my Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ do make my last Will and Testament here present. I give to my dear son Henry all my interest right and title in and to the house at 21 upper Baggot Street, leased to the alter Mrs Richey at Fifty two pounds ten shillings weekly and now in the possession of Henry Tobin. I also give and bequeath to my said son all my right and title to a plot of ground situated in the rere of said house and now in the possession of Henry Tobin at the yearly rent of four pounds. I also will and bequeath to my said son all my right and title to the House formerly No. 35 Smithfield in the possession of Mr Peter Angier at the rent of twenty one pounds yearly and out of which a ground rent of Nine pounds four shillings annually is to be paid to Mr. J. Dignum and further should the above Henry Flavelle die without issue lawfully begotten then the above named rents shall be equally divided amongst my grandchildren named herein. I also do will that my son Henry Flavelle be residuary legatee and that Mr Henry Flavelle of No. 5 D’Olier Street and my son Henry Flavelle as sole executors to this my Will and Testament.  I will and bequeath to my son-in-law Mr. Abel Phillipson in trust and for the sole and alone use of my grandchildren hereinafter named all my right and title to an annuity of Fifty pounds Irish Currency yearly during the mature life present Lord Avonmore and paid by the Honourable Mrs. Yelverton through the hand of Mr R. L. Guiney Kildare St. Chas. Copland Royal Bank. I give and bequeath to the said Abel Phillipson in trust for my grandchildren all my right and title to a Policy of Insurance effected in Alliance Insurance Company for four hundred pounds for the life of the above named Lord Avonmore and the said Abel Phillipson shall truly and punctually pay the yearly premium thereon out of the said annuity Fifty pounds or forfeit the amount of the said policy for four hundred pounds, the remaining part of the said annuity more or less be appropriated to the use of my grandchildren mentioned herein for their personal use, each receiving share and share alike and should the same Abel Phillipson survive the said Lord Avonmore I do authorise him to receive the amount of said policy of four hundred pounds and invest the same in the public funds or other good security and the interest thereof expended as above mentioned during their nonage. I will and bequeath to the third son of Abel and Julia Phillipson, William Francis Phillipson, two hundred pounds. I give and bequeath to Burton Phillipson the fourth son of A. and J. Phillipson one hundred pounds. I give and bequeath to John Adolphus Phillipson the fifth son of A. and J. Phillipson the sum of one hundred pounds being jointly the amount of the herein named Policy of Insurance for four hundred pounds. I give and bequeath to Abel Phillipson in trust for my granddaughter Mary Phillipson all my right and interest in a policy of insurance for one hundred pounds effected on the Britannia Insurance Company for the natural life of Ellen Stalker, and when the amount of the said policy is due by the death of Mrs Ellen Stalker then I authorise the said Abel Phillipson to secure the same and invest it in the public funds other good security the interest arising therefrom expended for her sole use and the principal to be given to her on the occasion of her marriage the premium of the above policy for one hundred pounds is to be paid out of the remaining portion of the Annuity for fifty pound before mentioned by the said Abel Phillipson or forfeit the amount of the said policy for one hundred pound, and I do Mary Phillipson two hundred pounds now in the hands of my brother Mr Henry Flavelle of D’Olier St. for her sole use and purpose. This codicil was written on the 10th of September 1851 witness my hand William Flavelle. I do wish my executors to know that the said Abel Phillipson performs and carries into effect this my Will and desire for the benefit of the above-named children of Abel and Julia Phillipson and the above named sums shall in no manner or purpose be applied otherwise but as directed in this my will to each and every one of them, and if the death of any of the herein named should take place then the sum named to them shall be divided share and share alike to the survivors named herein and further if the demise of the said Abel Phillipson should take place previous to the fulfilling of my desires contained in this my will I then authorise my executors to truly and strictly know that the executors of the said Abel Phillipson do carry into effect my wish contained herein for the benefit of my grandchildren. In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal this third day of July eighteen hundred and forty seven.

William Flavelle

Witnesses

James Redmond

Martin Allen

 

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Consistory. In the goods of William Flavelle Deceased. Henry Flavelle of No. 5 D’Olier Street in the City of Dublin Gentleman Maketh oath and Saith that said Deceased William Flavelle late of Eustace Street in the City of Dublin sent for this Deponent on the sixteenth day of November one thousand eight hundred and fifty one, and upon his arrival at the residence of said Deceased, said Deceased informed this Deponent that in consequence of the Death of Mrs. Ellen Stalker named in said Will it became necessary to make certain alterations in said Will which he had previously executed that accordingly he said the Deceased had made the several alterations now appearing in said Will, and which are as follows. The word “Sole” appearing interlined between the eighteenth and nineteenth lines of the first page of said Will, and the words “Chas. Copeland Royal Bank” appearing interlined between the twenty-fourth and twenty-fifth lines of said first page of said Will. and  the words “two hundred pounds now in the hands of my brother Mr Henry Flavelle of D’Olier St. for her sole use and purpose. This codicil was written on the 10th of September 1851 witness my hand William Flavelle” appearing interlined from the seventh line of the second page of said Will and the words “I wish” appearing interlined between the sixteenth and seventh line of said second page and the words “and that Mr Henry Flavelle of No. 5 D’Olier Street” appearing struck out on the seventeenth and eighteenth lines of the first page of said Will, and the words “Mr R. L. Guiney Kildare St” appearing struck out the twenty-fourth line of said first page and the words “Mary Phillipson  all my right and interest in a policy of insurance for one hundred pounds effected on the Britannia Insurance Company for the natural life of Ellen Stalker, and when the amount of the said policy is due by the death of Mrs Ellen Stalker then I authorise the said Abel Phillipson to secure the same and invest it in the public funds other good security the interest arising therefrom expended for her sole use and the principal to be given to her on the occasion of her marriage the premium of the above policy for one hundred pounds is to be paid out of the remaining portion of the Annuity for fifty pound before mentioned by the said Abel Phillipson or forfeit the amount of the said policy for one hundred pound, and I do authorise” appearing struck out from the seventh line of the second page of said Will – and Deponent saith that said Sworn this ninth day of December 1851.

 

Deceased –

Died 22nd Nov. 1851.

 

 

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By the Tenure of these Presents

We Richard by Divine Providence Archbishop of Dublin, Primate and Metropolitan of Ireland, and Bishop and Glendalough and Kildare Do make known to all Men that the last Will and Testament (beginning “I William Falvelle of Eustace Street” and ending “this third day of July eighteen hundred and forty seven”) and omitting therefrom the word “Sole” appearing interlined between the eighteenth and nineteenth lines of the first page of said Will, and the words “Chas. Copeland Royal Bank” appearing interlined between the twenty-fourth and twenty-fifth lines of said first page of said Will. and  the words “two hundred pounds now in the hands of my brother Mr Henry Flavelle of D’Olier St. for her sole use and purpose. This codicil was written on the 10th of September 1851 witness my hand William Flavelle” appearing interlined from the seventh line of the second page of said Will and the words “I wish” appearing interlined between the sixteenth and seventh line of said second page and restoring to said will the words “and that Mr Henry Flavelle of No. 5 D’Olier Street” appearing struck out on the seventeenth and eighteenth lines of the first page of said Will, and the words “Mr R. L. Guiney Kildare St” appearing struck out on the twenty-fourth line of said first page and the words “Mary Phillipson  all my right and interest in a policy of insurance for one hundred pounds effected on the Britannia Insurance Company for the natural life of Ellen Stalker, and when the amount of the said policy is due by the death of Mrs Ellen Stalker then I authorise the said Abel Phillipson to secure the same and invest it in the public funds other good security the interest arising therefrom expended for her sole use and the principal to be given to her on the occasion of her marriage the premium of the above policy for one hundred pounds is to be paid out of the remaining portion of the Annuity for fifty pound before mentioned by the said Abel Phillipson or forfeit the amount of the said policy for one hundred pound, and I do authorise” appearing struck out from the seventh line of the second page of said Will .

 

Hereunto annexed of said will of said William Flavelle late of 13 Eustace street in the city of Dublin. Deceased was proved and approved in common form of law and registered in our Consistorial and Metropolitical Court of Dublin and the validity thereof decreed for before the Right Worshipful Joseph Radcliff Doctor of Laws our Vicar General in Spirituals official Principal and Chancellor of our said court lawfully constituted and that the burden of execution thereof and together with Administration of all and singular the goods Rights Credits and Chattels of said deceased were granted the eleventh day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty one to Henry Erasmus / in Will called Henry / Flavelle of No. 13 Eustace Street in the City of Dublin Gentleman one of the Executors and the sole residuary legatee named with said Will he having first sworn on the Holy Evangelists in due form of law well and faithfully to administer and dispose of all and singular the goods rights credits and chattels of the said Deceased and to perform the said Will and to pay the debts and legacies of the said deceased as also to make a true full and perfect inventory of all and singular the goods rights credits and chattels of the said Deceased and to exhibit the same into the Registry of our said Court and also to tender a true full and perfect account thereof into our said court when he shall be thereto lawfully required. Saving the right of Henry Flavelle thte other executor and of every person whatever Abel Phillipson a Legatee in Trust and Mary Phillipson Spinster a Legatee named in said Will of said deceased having by an instrument under their hands and seals duly consented that same should be granted to the said Henry Erasmus Flavelle. In Faith and Testimony whereof we have caused the seal of our said Consistorial and Mertopolitical court of Dublin to be hereunto affixed the day and year above written.

 

John Samuels

Registrar.

 

 

 

 

Transcribed by Derek White of Dublin 2002 February 10