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NAMES: Hugh NIVEEDY of Knocknagony; William JACKSON of Ringcreevy; JOhn JACKSON; Robert JACKSON; William KENNEDY; Hugh NILLY of Ballymeek.
Sharon Oddie Brown. December 16, 2011


Book 495, Page 506, #326459

Transcribed by Dawn Lowe

Lease dated November 1, 1749


Deed Poll or Agreement in Writing

Worded as follows:


Whereas Hugh Niveedy[1] then of Knocknagony[2], County Down, Farmer, and by Literature of Lease dated 1 Nov 1749 demised to William Jackson[3] and John Jackson[4] both of Ringcreevy[5], County Down, Farmers, farm land in Hugh Niveedy’s possession in the Townland of Knocknagony for lives in said Indenture of Lease with a Covenant for renewal forever at the yearly rent of 24 pounds sterling and 6 pence … and whereas William Jackson is seized of and possessed of 36 acres of land by the division being made between William Jackson and John Jackson … said William Jackson in consideration of 5 shillings sterling in hand paid by Robert Jackson[6], My Son in Knocknagony … I hereby discharge said Robert Jackson for natural love and affection to my son, I make over to my son Robert Jackson the orchard and half the 36 acres.


William Jackson: Seal          Robert Jackson: Seal


Witnessed by: William Kennedy[7], Knocknagony, County Down, Gent

Hugh Nilly[8], Ballymeek[9], County Down


Signed and sealed in the presence of Henry Kennedy, Hugh Nilly, subscribing witness

Registered 9 Sept 1796

[1] Hugh NIVEEDY of Knocknagony, Co. Down

[2] Knocknagony, Parish of Hoywood, Barony of Castlereagh Lower, Co. Down

[3] William JACKSON of Ringcreevy, Parish of Comber, Barony of Castlereagh Lower, Co. Down

[4] John JACKSON of Ringcreevy, Co. Down

[5] Ringcreevy, Parish of Comber, Barony of Castlereagh Lower, Co. Down

[6] Robert JACKSON son of William Jackson, of Knocknagony, Co. Down

[7] William KENNEDY, Gent, Knocknagony

[8] Hugh NILLY of Ballymeek, Co. Down

[9] Ballymeek, Co. Down – possibly Ballymagreehan, Parish of Newtownards, Barony of Castlereagh Lower, Co. Down.



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