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Will of John McElligott Vol 2 pages 513-514

In the name of God Amen I John McElligott of Shrone in the County of Kerry farmer being of weak and infirm health but of sound and disposing mind memory and understanding do hereby make publish and declare this to be my last will and Testament hereby revoking and annulling all former or other will or wills Codicil or Codicils heretofore at any time or times made by me and declare this to be my last will and testament Being seized and possessed of a two story high slated dwelling house in Market Street in the town of Listowel held by lease from the Earl of Listowel and of three other small cottage on the Land of Cronaghatunane together with the farm of Shrone on which I reside with the stock of said farm at present consisting of Ten Milch Cows to incalf heifers two calves two horses a number of Pigs together with the household furniture feather Beds Bedding I am also possessed of four milch Cows grazing at Mr. Latchfords of Island ?aganille I now hereby give and bequeath to my beloved son Patrick McElligott & to his heirs the aforesaid slated Dwelling House two of the aforesaid cottages that in the two in Convent Lane (Curraghaturane) together with the sum of Twenty pounds sterling to be paid to him at once out of the first money made by me or if not by me immediately after my decease by my Executors hereinafter named together with a further sum of Ten pounds in twelve months time after I will and bequeath to my beloved wife Catherine McElligott the farm and present stock of said farm provided it being left to her by the Landlord In Trust for my beloved son Daniel until he attains the age of twenty one years and in case she should marry before he attains that age to secure and make a provision on one hundred and forty pounds for him. I also Will and bequeath the other of said cottages to my said son Daniel the Rent of which is to go towards his clothing and maintenance and be paid to his mother of r that purpose I also will and declare that all debts and demands due of said farm of Shrone shall be paid by my said wife I also will that the four cows at Mr. Latchfords shall be given to him at a valuation of two men one to be chosen by each party towards the payment of the Grazing due to him in case he accepts of them and if not to be auctioned off and the surplus if any after paying grazing to go to my wife and in case they do not make as much as will pay Mr. Latchford the balance if any is to be made good by her. I also will and desire that when next any of the Cottages in Convent Land aforesaid shall become vacant I desire it to be given to my Brother James McElligott at a Rent of one shilling and six pence a week and to be left him as long as he continues paying said Rent I also will and bequeath to the Revd. Michael J. McDonnell Two pounds to Father Lynch one pound and to Father Higgins one pound to be paid to them our of any money due to me for masses and I hereby nominate constitute and appoint Mr. James Stack of Listowel and the very Revd. Michael J. McDonnell sole Executors of this my last will and Testament. Dated this fourth day of October 1868 John McElligott (seal)

Signed sealed and executed by the Testator in our presence and in the presence of each other Patrick Hennessy Jeremiah Qurk

Will of Maurice Elligott Vol 3 pages 268

In the name of God Amen I Maurice Elligott of Ballysally in the City of Limerick do hearby [sic] assigne [sic] to the said Patrick Elligott of Ballysally the sum of five hundred pounds sterling. Dated 28th day of October on [sic] thousand Eight hundred an [sic] seventy eight Maurice his X mark Elligott

Witnesses Michael O'Meard James Walsh

Will of Thomas McElligott Vol 4 page 85

In the name of God Amen. I Thomas McElligott of Newtownsandes in the County of Kerry, farmer, do hereby revoke all former wills codicils and testamentary dispositions heretofore made by me and declare this to be my last will and testament. I give and bequeath to my daughter Mary the sum of thirty pounds to be paid to her by my son, Thomas McElligott Junior, and subject to and charged with the payment of the said sum of thirty pounds so hereby bequeathed to my daughter Mary. I give and devise unto my son Thomas McElligott, Junior, his heirs and assigns my farm and lands at Cloonbrane and my dwelling house wherein I how reside with the yard or plot of ground to the rear thereof in the village of Newtownsandes all situate [sic] in the parish of Murher in the Barony of Irraghticonnor in the County of Kerry and all held by me as tenant to Thomas William Sandes Esquire under lease date the eighth day of June last one thousand eight hundred and eighty one and all my Estate and interest therein subject to the yearly rent and outgoings thereof I give and bequeath to my said son Thomas McElligott, Junior all my cattle and farm stock, implements of husbandry and all my household furniture and all other property real and personal of what nature or kind soever which I shall die seized or possessed of or entitled to. I hereby will desire and declare that in case my said daughter Mary shall have been paid by or received from my said son Thomas McElligott, Junior, or by or from myself in my lifetime a sum equal to or greater than the said legacy sum of thirty pounds hereinbefore bequeathed to her then and in such case the said legacy or sum of thirty pounds hereinbefore bequeathed to her is not nor is any part thereof to be paid to her, nor is or shall she be entitled to claim to receive or be paid the said legacy or sum of thirty pounds or any part thereof. I hereby nominate and appoint my said son Thomas McElligott, Junior, Executor of this my will. I n witness whereof I have hereunto subscribed my name and mark this twenty first day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and eighty one - Thomas His X Mark McElligott

Signed and acknowledged by the said Thomas McElligott, the testator, as his last will and testament in the presence of us present at the same time who as his request in his presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses the said will having been first truly read and explained by the undersigned James Fitzgerald Windle to the said Thomas McElligott, the testator. James Fitzgerald Windle, Solicitor Tarbert, Co. Kerry John Fitzgerald Windle, Solicitor, Tarbert, Co. Kerry