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There are two memorials on this page. The first references three documents. The first document is dated 1815 January 16 and includes a document dated 1807, May 8. WITNESSES: Leonard DOBBIN & William OLIVER both Gents of Armagh, Co. Armagh. This lease was between John PRINGLE of Caledon, Co. Tyrone Esq. & James OLIVER of Enagh, Co. Armagh farmer. The approx 28 acres of Enagh are bounded by lands of Alexander DOBBIN on the east and by Michael LYNCH on the south. James OLIVER is to pay yearly rent of ₤23.6 seemingly to Leonard DOBBIN of the City of Armagh,[?] CORY Esq. of Armagh, & Arthur HUGHES of Caledon, Co. Tyrone. WITNESSES Leonard DOBBIN & WIlliam OLIVER. On 1814, October 14, Leonard DOBBIN & William OLIVER witnessed that the above was true.
The second memorial is also dated 1815 January 16 & refers to a document 1807 May. John PRINGLE of Caledon, Co. Tyrone leased Killynure & Enagh to Benjamin OLIVER of Ennislare, Co. Armagh. WITNESSES: Leonard DOBBIN & Arthur HUGHES.
SEE: 1806 May 8 for map
Sharon Oddie Brown, October 25, 2006

Deeds Registry
1815 January 16
1807 May 8
1814 October 18
John Pringle and James Oliver
DEED: 684 p85 #470423

Pringle and Oliver 16 January 1815 2 o’clock [and this document witnessed by the Dr[?] Leonard Dobbin [1] and William Oliver [2] of the City of Armagh and County of Armagh Gent.

Indenture of Lease bearing date the 8th Day of May in the year 1807 and made between John Pringle [3] of Caledon in the County of Tyrone Esquire of the one part and James Oliver [4] of Enagh [5] in the County of Armagh farmer of the other part - whereby said John Pringle Demesed [?] to said John [Was this an error in transcription? Should it be “James”?] Oliver all that & those that part of the townland of Enagh situate lying & being in the Co of Armagh aforesaid  then in the tenure & occupant of the said James Oliver consisting by estimation 29 acres 120 perch English Statute measure be the same moie or Less all which said demese premises are meared & bounded as follows thats to say on the east partly by a stream or [?]vale & partly by land in the possession of Alexander Dobbin [6] , on the west by lands of Aughavilly [7] & Killynure [8] on the north by the road leading from Armagh to Monaghan on the south by  Michael [?] Lynch [9] with all an singular the right member & appl there to belonging or in a any wise appointed as particularly described in the map or survey thereof said lease annexed to hold to - James Oliver his exec admons & asigns from the first day of May then last for the term of 20 years at the yearly rent of £23.6. payable quarterly in which said lease there is continued and ... for the renewal thereof upon certain terms & Conditions  there is mention which said indenture of lease is [?] by Leonard Dobbin of the City of Armagh & Cory [10] of Armagh Esq & Arthur Hughes [11] of Calledon in the Co of Tyrone Gent and James Oliver (SEAL) signed sealed and in the presence of Leonard Dobbin, William Oliver [12]   the above named Leonard Dobbin maketh oath and saith  he is a subscribing to the lease whereof the above writing is a memo & also to the above memo that he saw said lease duly executed by both the parties thereto that he saw said memo duly executed by the above named James Oliver one of the parties to said lease & that the name Leonard Dobbin  subscribed as a witness  to said lease and memo ... and is the proper name and handwriting of Leonard Dobbin  sworn before me at Armagh in the C of Armagh this 18th day of October 1814 by virtue of a [?] ... Michael McGee [13]

 

Deeds Registry
8 May 1807 Pringle and Oliver
Deed Book #684 p85 #470424 

Pringle & Oliver 16 January 1815 A memo of an indenture of a lease bearing date the 2nd day of May in the year 1807 made between John Pringle of Caledon in the Co of Tyrone Esq of the one part and Benjamin Oliver [14] of Ennislare [15] in the County of Armagh farmer of the other part whereby the said John Pringle Demesed to the said Benjamin Oliver that & those that part of the townlands of Enagh & Killynure & occupation of the said Benjamin Oliver containing by estimation 58 acres 5 perches English measure and be the same more or less all which said there by demised lands and premises  are meared and bounded as follows that is to say on the east by Robert McAdams [16] farm & partly by a stream or rivulet on the west by William Carson [17] farmer on the north by the lands of Maghery [18] and on the south by the road leading from Armagh to Monaghan with all and singular  the right member  & appt therunto belonging or in any wise appointing ..... 20 years  at the yearly rent of £43.10.0 payable quarterly ... indenture of leaase is witnessed by Leonard Dobbin of the City & Co Armagh Esq & Arthur Hughes of Caledon Co Tyrone.... signed 18 day October 1814.


[1] Leonard DOBBIN- I am still working on the OLIVER-DOBBIN lineage. I suspect that he is the one who was considered to be a pioneer of Town planning and who was responsible for the building of the Linen Hall where the linen merchants of the time displayed their wares. He also built Dobbin Street and his Johnston designed residence on the site of St. Patrick’s first church later became the Bank of Ireland and is now St. Patrick’s Fold. Dobbin’s Walks, a park donated to the city by Leonard Dobbin, later became known as Dobbin’s Folly.

[2] William OLIVER – this may be the brother of Benjamin OLIVER. If so, his wife was Elizabeth BALLYNTINE and he had a son, William. He died before 1845 and was possibly the William OLIVER who owned scrutching mills at Laragh.

[3] John PRINGLE, a British landowner.

[4] James OLIVER. A will of Benjamin OLIVER mentions a brother called “James” although other sources have him with only two brothers, William and Joseph.

[5] Enagh is a townland of 217 acres in the Parish of Lisnadill.

[6] Alexander DOBBIN – another DOBBIN without links that I can be sure of.

[7] Aghavilly is the townland where Hugh EDGAR resided

[8] Killynure was the home of Benjamin OLIVER, then his daughter Elizabeth OLIVER who married David JACKSON, then their daughter Elizabeth JACKSON who married Thompson BROWN.

[9] Michael LYNCH?

[10] CORY – I wonder if I have missed a first or a last name here in my transcription.

[11] Arthur HUGHES?

[12] William OLIVER is possibly the William OLIVER who is the brother of Benjamin OLIVER.

[13] Michael McGEE?

[14] Benjamin OLIVER (d. July 1, 1831, when his youngest children had yet to reach majority)

[15] Ennislare is a townland of 262 acres in the Parish of Lisnadill.

[16] Robert McADAMS?

[17] William CARSON?

[18] Maghery is a townland of  324 acres in the Parish of Tartaraghan, CO. Armagh. It was also the home of the MENARY family.

 

 

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