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Transcription thanks to Shonagh Love – as well as for much of the research to back up the footnotes. Linked pages of interest include:
Ballygibbon Co. Kildare Snippets
Jacksons of Ballygibbon Trees.
Sharon Oddie Brown, February 22, 2012

 

Deed 1841.21.241 Dated: 14 March 1839

Deposited: 01 September 1841

Intent: Indented deed of marriage settlement

Parties:

William Jackson[1], Ballygibbon[2], Co Kildare, gent

Mathew Jackson[3], Edenderry, Kings County, gent, ....... son of William Jackson

Margaret Fawcett[4], eldest daughter of Thomas Fawcett

Thomas Fawcett[5], Edenderry, Kings Co, gent

Thomas Fawcett[6] junior, Edenderry, Kings Co, gent

Others named:

Honourable and Reverend John Pomeroy[7], 1837 deed

Witnesses:

Harrington Tinkler[8], Portarlington, Kings Co, gent (d, m)

Henry Grange[9], Portarlington, Queens Co, gent (m)

 

A memorial of an indented deed of marriage settlement bearing date the fourteenth day of March one thousand eight hundred and thirty nine made between William Jackson of Ballygibbon in the county of Kildare gentleman of the first part Mathew Jackson of Edenderry in the Kings County gentleman and ....... son of the said William Jackson of the second part Margaret Fawcett eldest daughter of Thomas Fawcett of Edenderry aforesaid of the third part Thomas Fawcett aforesaid gentleman father of said Margaret Fawcett of the fourth part and Thomas Fawcett junior of Edenderry aforesaid gentleman of the fifth part Reciting that a marriage was intended to be shortly had and solemnized between the aforesaid Mathew Jackson and Margaret Fawcett and that in consideration thereof and of the marriage portion of the said Margaret therein mentioned the said William Jackson father of the said Mathew Jackson had agreed in order to enable his son to settle a suitable jointure on his said intended wife to charge the lands of Ballygibbon in the county of Kildare therein after more particularly described with a jointure or actual sum of thirty pounds in the event of her surviving her said intended husband the said Mathew Jackson and further and in the next place to charge said lands from the day of the date thereof with an annuity or yearly sum of twenty pounds to be paid to the said Mathew Jackson by the said William Jackson in half yearly payments in manner therein and herein recited And reciting that by lease bearing date the first day of May one thousand eight hundred and thirty seven the Honourable and Reverend John Pomeroy demised to the said William Jackson the lands of Ballygibbon situate in the parish and barony of Carberry and county of  Kildare aforesaid containing two hundred and twenty two acres two roods and thirty two perches imperial statute measure for the life of the said William Jackson or for the term of twenty one years to be computed from the first day of May one thousand eight hundred and twenty seven subject to the yearly rent of one hundred and forty six pounds sixteen shillings and four pence ninety two acres whereof and of said lands of Ballygibbon was then in the actual possession and sole control of the said William Jackson and which he proposed to charge the said deed did charge with the said two annuities or yearly rent charges of thirty pounds and twenty pounds that is to say yearly sum of thirty pounds ..... payable to the said Margaret Fawcett as her jointure and said yearly sum of twenty pounds upon the aforesaid lands However that whereas the said William Jackson should be minded or desirous to assign over his interest in the then remaining then to come and unexpired term under said lease of and to said portion or moiety of two hundred and twenty acres two roods and thirty two perches imperial statute measure that is to say forty six acres of said lands of Ballygibbon unto his son the said Mathew Jackson then and from thenceforth and not until said annuity yearly rent charge or annual sum of twenty pounds should continue but upon the execution of such deed of assignment should discontinue without at all interfering with or prejudicing said charge of thirty pounds sterling charged upon and payable thereon and out of said lands of Ballygibbon to the said Margaret Fawcett in the event of her surviving her said intended husband To be charged and chargeable on said lands of Ballygibbon during the remainder of said term as also for and during such term as should or might be granted in the grant of renewal being granted of said lease on the expiry thereof but should such renewal not be granted then such jointure or annual sum of thirty pounds sterling should be charged and chargeable on and upon such other personal property of said Mathew Jackson his heirs executors administrators and assigns should or might be possessed of and further that a sum of three hundred pounds should be chargeable on the chattel property of said Mathew Jackson in the event of his not possessing freehold property or not obtaining a renewal thereof and to be the first charge or encumbrance thereon Which said deed witnessed that the said William Jackson for the considerations therein mentioned did grant bargain sell assign transfer and make over unto his said son the said Mathew Jackson one annuity clear yearly rent charge or annual sum of twenty pounds yearly and every year to be paid and payable of from and out of said ninety two acres of the said lands of Ballygibbon during the remainder of said above recited term payable half yearly as therein mentioned during the said yet to come and unexpired term Subject to entry and distress as between landlord and tenant and recoverable as rent and further the said William Jackson did grant bargain sell assign transfer and make over unto the said Thomas Fawcett senior and Thomas Fawcett junior trustees for and in trust and to and for the said Margaret Fawcett the annuity aforesaid yearly rent charge or annual sum of thirty pounds sterling charged upon and payable out of said ninety two acres of said lands of Ballygibbon with the appurtenances as and for her jointure in the event of her outliving and surviving the said Mathew Jackson payable half yearly as therein covenanted during the remainder of the term of the above recited lease and renewal thereof (should same be obtained) and in default of payment with right of entry and distress and to be sued for as rent as between landlord and tenant and it is thereby further covenanted and agreed upon by and between the said Mathew Jackson and the said Thomas Fawcett senior and Thomas Fawcett junior trustees as aforesaid on trust covenanted to and for the sole use of the said Margaret Fawcett the then intended wife of the said Mathew Jackson and he did thereby for himself his heirs executors administrators and assigns covenant promise and agree to and with the said Thomas Fawcett senior and Thomas Fawcett junior their heirs executors and administrators that such property or properties freehold or chattel which he should or might thereafter possess or acquire should in the first instance be charged and chargeable with the sum of three hundred pounds sterling as an equivalent for said jointure of thirty pounds sterling and if a redundancy the same to go in gavel between the said Margaret and the issue if any of said intended marriage To Hold the premises as aforesaid during the remainder of the said term unto the said Mathew Jackson and Thomas Fawcett senior and Thomas Fawcett junior .....for the several ..... and trusts aforesaid and it was thereby further covenanted and agreed upon and between the parties Mathew Jackson Margaret Fawcett Thomas Fawcett senior and Thomas Fawcett junior that in case of the death of said Mathew Jackson before the said Margaret his then intended wife and there being no issue then the said Margaret should have and receive and be paid and given one half or moiety of all and every property both real and personal that the said Mathew Jackson should die possessed of together with the three hundred pounds as before recited as an equivalent for her jointure of thirty pounds yearly having the option to her said Margaret Fawcett to chose And which said deed and this memorial as to the execution thereof by the said Mathew Jackson are respectively witnessed by Harrington Tinkler gentleman of Portarlington in the Kings County and this memorial as to the execution thereof by the said Mathew Jackson is also witnessed by Henry Grange of Portarlington in the Queens County gentleman

Mathew Jackson (seal)

Deposited 01 September 1841 by Harrington Tinkler at Portarlington

 

Note:

Margaret died after 1843 having had at least three children; Mathew married her cousin Marianne Alexander in 1849 and had at least one more child



[1] William JACKSON, father of Matthew JACKSON. I cannot yet locate him, but he may be the William JACKSON mentioned in Deed 748.494.509229 Dated: 27 January 1820, of Ballyboy, Kings Co. If her was, then his wife was Mary FOSSITT.

[2] Ballygibbon, Parish of Carbury, Barony of Carbury, Co. Kildare. There are two such townlands: Ballygibbon East containing 568 acres & Ballygibbon West containing 758 acres. In the 1836 Voters Register, a William JACKSON was a freeholder of one parcel of land and a leaseholder of another. In both 1833 and 1834, his name appears connected to Ballygibbon in the Tithe Applotment books. Both these deeds precede the referenced lease of 1837. A Daniel JACKSON also shows in the tithe applotments with land in Ballygibbon in 1833 and 1834.  Interestingly, this parcel of 222 acres, 2 roods and 32 perches, is close to the total acreage in Ballygibbon West leased by Daniel and William JACKSON from Viscount Halberton in two separate parcels at the time of Griffiths. Valuation in 1853. A smaller parcel was leased by Daniel JACKSON in Ballygibbon East, and as well he leased a small parcel to a tenant. There are JACKSONs in Ballygibbon in both the 1901 and the 1911 Census who are likely related to the JACKSONs in this deed.

[3] Matthew JACKSON (d aft 1849). He married 1stly Margaret FAWCETT, and secondly her cousin, Marianne ALEXANDER.

[4] Margaret FAWCETT ?- bet 1843-1849): daughter of Thomas FAWCETT aka FOSSIT sr.

[5] Thomas FAWCETT Notes from Shonagh Love: Thomas Fossitt: eldest son of John Fossitt & Margaret Ferns; died c1842; married in 1806 to Mary Ann Fannin, sister of Robert junior; she died soon after the marriage; married in 1808 to Sarah North, daughter of Elias North & Margaret Homan; farmed at Edenderry, then lived at Ballymurren House, Co Wicklow

Children: Margaret (m. Mathew Jackson; died before 1849); Rachael (m. Frederick Dillon); Thomas (m. Anna Marie Homan); Mary Ann; Charlotte Adelaide (m. Robert Christie, lived in Scotland); Rebecca Caroline (m. Hugh Scott Pillans; lived in Scotland); Sarah (m. Robert Byrnes)

[6] Thomas FAWCETT

[7] Rev. John POMEROY

[8] Harrington TINKLER. Notes from Shonagh Love: Harrington Tinkler: son of Margaret Fossitt & Harrington Tinkler; b. 1772, d. 1854; m. 1801 to Sarah Faucett; lived in Portarlington and is party or witness to many of the Fossitt deeds; may have been killed by being shot through his hall door (but this was probably his father)

 

 

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