Inventory as a valuation
 The spelling in this document and in the one that follows reflects the spelling used in the originals.
 Thomas BRADFORD (Abt 1739-1790) married Elizabeth BREAKEY Aug 27, 1781. She was the daughter of William BREAKEY & Elizabeth BIRCH. The Freedom of the Borough of Dundalk was conferred upon Thomas BRADFORD in 1782. He lived at Cavananore.
 Samuel BRADFORD (Abt 1739-Feb 27, 1818) married Margaret HENRY (1774-Oct 9, 1846)
 John BAILIE. There was a John BAILIE (1692-1777), brother of Mary BAILIE (1702-1762) who married Samuel James DICKIE. This John BAILIE is likely related.
 Robert DICKIE. There are a number of possibilities here, I can’t say for certain, but the DICKIE family were a family with many legal and business interests who intermarried with the BRADFORD and JACKSON families.
 James BIRCH – This could possibly be James Jackson BIRCH (1740-1820). A grandson of James BIRCH and Mary JACKSON and a brother of Thomas Ledlie BIRCH, the famous preacher and United Irishman activist. He was also a brother of George BIRCH who was on the Royalist side of the 1798 revolt. This James BIRCH could also be a son of James BIRCH and Mary JACKSON. I know nothing about him except that he existed.
 David JACKSON (-1796), son of George JACKSON and husband of Margaret BRADFORD (1739-1829). Margaret BRADFORD was the sister of both Samuel and Thomas BRADFORD. They lived at Liscalgot.
 BARCLAY & DICKIE were in a law firm together.
 Mrs. BRADFORD could be several of the Mrs. BRADFORDs. I hesitate to guess at this time. It may be that a document found in the future will help us with a handwriting match.
 Presumably a “deal” table - a table made of fir or pine planks.
 A kind of glazed earthenware from the town of Delf or Delft in Holland
 These may be wooden platters – a corruption of the word “trencher”.
 A small drinking vessel, a mug or a cup. OED.
 A “puncheon” can be many things. In its association with “Male” which I assume to be ‘mail”, it may have been an instrument akin to a seal. But I am guessing here. A historian of the era cold likely set me right.
 “Druget”: Formerly, a kind of stuff, all of wool, or mixed of wool and silk or wool and linen, used for wearing apparel. Now, a coarse woollen stuff used for floor coverings, table cloths, etc. OED.
 Mrs. John BRADFORD may be Barbara COULTER (1721-1795), wife of John BRADFORD. They were the parents of Samuel & Thomas & Margaret BRADFORD. And then, maybe not.
 I haven’t a clue what a “rowler” might be.
 A light two wheeled one-horse carriage. OED
 palliasse - a straw mattress. c. 1500 in the Shorter Oxford.
 Likely made of fir or pine – see “Deal table”.
 “Deal” refers to a plank sawn from fir or pine that is more than 7” wide and thinner than 3” thick.
 “Jack” a machine for turning the spit in roasting meat; either wound up like a clock or actuated by the draught of heated air up the chimney. OED
 I am unsure of what this might be – presumably a wooden machine made for the purposes of extracting (or pressing) liquid, say from cheeses or fruits.
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