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103 BROWNRIGG, JOHN, parish of St. Catherine, Co. of Middlesex, Island of Jamaica, and city of Dublin, Esq. 14 July 1790. Full 4 ¾ pp. 8 Feb. 1792.

My cousin Elizabeth White formerly Hardy, Mrs. Elizabeth Meares, Isabella Bradish wife of Mr. Wheaton Bradish and Rev. Philip Lefanu to receive annuities out of lands of Loggan (Co. Wexford) and Commer which I devise to my sister Mary Brownrigg, city of Dublin, spinster, for life and thereafter to my nephews Rev. Thomas Brownrigg and John Brownrigg, sons to my brother Henry Brownrigg, and my nephew John Brownrigg, son of my late brother Rd (Richard) Brownrigg in equal shares. My parcels of land in the parish of St. Anne formerly called the Menaughe and now called the Phenix Park, with the slaves, cattle and premises and my lands in the parish of Portland, Jamaica, with all my slaves, stock, etc., to my friends Lewis Knight and Phillip Pennock [Pinnock?] both of the parish of St. Catherine, Esqrs., and William Mitchell, Spanish town, all in Jamaica, and to my said three nephews (all executors) in trust to be sold and the money lodged with Messrs. Latouche, bankers in Dublin, or to any other bank house as my said nephews shall direct, for the use of said nephews for ever, share and share alike. A legacy of £200 to each of the children of my said late brother Richard Brownrigg, Edenton, North Carolina, America, to those who had attained the age of twenty one at my death, or at age of twenty one. I bequeath to a mullatto girl named Jane Brownrigg, daughter of Elizabeth Christian parish of Kingston free negroe woman, £200 to be laid out by my executors in the purchase of negroes in the name of said Jane Brownrigg when she reaches eighteen years. To Sarah Reisley Deheny, wife of George Deheny, London, and Elizabeth Grace Knight, wife of my said friend Lewis Knight, daughters of my late wife Sarah Risley Brownrigg £1000 each in right of all the property I possess in right of their said mother. Legacies to Mary, Dorcas and Henry, three of the children of my said brother Henry Brownrigg. I hereby manumize and set free my negro boy called Johnny but now christened John Thomas Barnes.

Henry Brownrigg of St. Stephen's Green, Dublin and Richard Fleetwood Brownrigg sons of late John Brownrigg. My friend William Bowles, city of Dublin, Esq., John Nuttal, son of George Barker Nuttall, Esq., Mrs. Jane White, daughter of Wheaton Bradish, James Street, gent. My servant Thomas Dignan.

Executors the trustees and my said sister Mary Brownrigg joint executors for my Irish estate, revoking a former will of 14 June 1781 now in the hands of said William C. Mitchell, Jamaica.

Witnesses: John Lambert, John Allt and Lance. Pearson, all of Dublin, gents.

Memorial witnessed by: said Lauce. Pearson and John Booth, city of Dublin, gent.

455, 489, 287807 Thos. Brownrigg (seal)

John Brownrigg (seal)

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