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Mr. Robert Lecky Pike, D. L., J. P.,

Source: Cara


PIKE - The death of Mr. Robert Lecky Pike, D. L., J. P., formerly of Kilnock, Tullow, Co. Carlow, occurred on Sunday at Ravenswood, Bunclody, where he has resided for some years. He was formerly High Sheriff for Co. Carlow. He took much interest in salmon fishing on the Slaney and other sports. A generous employer, he will be missed by many people in the locality. Rt. Rev. Dr. Day, Bishop of Ferns and Ossory, assisted by Rev. Canon Fry, Bunclody, officiated at the Memorial Service which was held in Bunclody on Tuesday, when the funeral was taking place at Carynham, Shropshire, England.

(Free Press, February 4th, 1933, p. 5.)

WILL of late Mr. Robert Lecky PIKE
The late Mr. Robert Lecky Pike, J. P., D. L., who died at Ravenwood, Bunclody, on January 29th, 1933, left property in England of the value of 227,506, with net personality 168,264.  The will, dated September 20th, 1932, is proved by his son Lt. Col. Ebeneezer J. L. Pike, of Hyde Park, London, and E. C. Hitchmough, of South Mall, Cork.  The testator gives 10,000, his furniture and personal effects and his fishing rights in the river Slaney to his son; 10,000 to his daughter, Rhoda Mary Bixley; 1000 to Alice Peck and 6000 in trust for her for life and then for his son and daughter.  He gives 200 to the executor, Mr. Hitchmough, 300 to his butler, Henry Morrison and the residue as to three-fourths for his son and one-fourth in trust for his daughter.  He was formerly a High Sheriff for Co. Carlow.
(Free Press, March 25th, 1933, p. 9.)

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