Eight cows and three calves 39:8:0
Five Horses a foal and two hoggs 47:10:0
Barley Oats and Hay Potatoes 135:0:0
Farming Utensils ?8:0:0
Bond Debts 278:3[:]6
Notes and a_ly 73:1:6
Arear rent 127:3:?
Taken by us ₤709:10:11
91 by Messrs
& Dickie This Inventory so far
as relates to Bonds & Notes are ____mpted for the Ex[____]
Book Pages 78 and 79 under date of 5th Febr 1779 [or 1749 – it is not clear]
Mrs Bradfords list
Of articles recd from the
One [__]_Bed one desk one Tea Board one oak table
Five oak Chairs one __ Rushbottomed one old fir Dale
Table three Stools two meat pots one Dutch oven
One Copper Sauspan one tea Kettle two part pool hooks
One old gridiron one pair old tongs one spittoon tripod
Two [____] Dishes /on plates one old Brass Candlestick
Three wooden Dishes one Churn Two Cans one pale
One puncheon for holding Male three Black Crocks
One Milkpan one potato Basket two smoothing
Irons five knives and forks one spinning wheel
Eight horn spoons a So [____] Sive two S[__]ming Dishes
A tin pudding Ban one washing Tub one pan
Snuffers one tea Chest valued to me at 2₤ [__] one
Corner Cupboard one dozen China Cups and saucers
Two Diff_teapots three Racking jugs one Mug two Glass
Ones Dozen bottles One feather [____]d four pairs of Blankets
And one half pair [______] twild Sheets & Nine half Bleached
Coarse Sheets Three Boulster Cover two pair pillow
Cases two old twilled tablecloths Eleven New Towels
Three old ones one old Napkin two Druget Quilts one
Old [____] Linen Quilt an old Smoothing Blanket
[_____] Cloth two Rubbers a Bread Basket
Wearing a pearl
A Coat and waiscoat of superfine Cloth a su[__]tool
Of Coarse Cloth a suit of Black Clothes which with
Coo[_]s and a new wig Mrs Jon Bradford got two
Pair of small Clothes Inc Better an other worse
An old suit past use given away a Saddle and
Old Bridle out of 16 fine shirts to which the Brothers
Had an Equal Right. I got but five ten Course Shirts
And a few old fine ones Three Night Caps
N.B Any House Linen that was here when
I Came I got Neither part nor Share of it only two
Old towels one Napkin Stockins six pair all Disposed off
A watch and a Gun also a Cane and one hat
A pair of Sadle Bags.
Inventory as a valuation
taken at Cavenanore on
21st August 1850
 The spelling in this document and in the one that follows reflects the spelling used in the originals.I do not claim to have read all of absolutely perfectly.
 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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