Stanley Family of Lowpark, Co. Roscommon

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Hi folks,
On a recent trip to the Registry of Deeds in Dublin, I saw the Memorial transcribed below regarding the Stanley family of Lowpark, Co. Roscommon. This continues my theme of the inter-relatedness
of the Stanley, Ireland and Irwin families as all three are represented in this Memorial.
-Donna

STANLEY to IRELAND
Memorial #251517
Volume: 381
Page: 144
Year: 1786

To the Register appointed by Act of Parliament for the registering of Deeds, and so forth

A Memorial of an Indented Deed bearing date the first day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and eighty six and between Edmund Stanley of the City of Dublin, Esq. of the one part and De Courcy Ireland of said City of Dublin, Esq. of the other part. Reciting that Sir Arthur Shean late of Kilmore in the County Roscommon, Baronet. did by deed bearing date on or about the seventh day of April one thousand seven hundred and twenty, Grant, release, confirm unto Edmund Stanley late of Benmuck in the said County, Gent. All that and those the Dwelling house, offices, and demesnes lands of Benmuck otherwise called Lowpark with appurts from Andrew Bressards’ Garden to Wm. Lea’s mearing bounded in the North by a stone wall, South by the mearing of Killoghan & Gort, and also the yearly grazing of the six sums of Cattle on the Sheep walk of the said Sir Arthur Shean contiguous thereto, situate, lying and being in the Barony of Athlone and County of Roscommon to said Edmund Stanley, his Heirs and assigns, for and during the natural life and lives of the said Edmund Stanley, party hereto, Catherine his wife and Arthur Stanley, his son, with a Covenant of perpetual Renewal thereof forever at and under the yearly Rent of three pounds Ster. And further Reciting that said Edmund Stanley did by deed or Indorsement on the back of said Lease for the consideration therein mentioned, Grant, Bargain, sell, assign, transfer, and make over unto his son James Stanley, late of the City of Dublin, Esq. the said recited Lease and assignment of Benmuck otherwise Lowpark and the grazing of the said sums of six cattle as found. To hold to him the said James Stanley, his heirs and assigns, for and during the life and lives of the said James Stanley, and for the life and lives of such other person or persons as have been or shall from time to time successively forever be added hereto Pursuant to the Covenant for Perpetual Renewal. And further reciting that John Simpson, late of Newbrook in the County of Mayo, Esq. who afterward became in fee simple of and in one undivided moiety of that the said land of Benmuck, otherwise Lowpark, did by Deed bearing date on or about the nineteenth day of December one thousand seven hundred and thirty-four as Heretofore therein recited Grant, bargain, sell, alien, release and confirm unto Thos. Kelly, of the City of Dublin, Esq. one undivided moiety of the said town and lands of Benmuck otherwise Lowpark with the appurts. To hold to him the said Thos. Kelly, his heirs, assigns forever, but in trust for him, the said James Stanley, his heirs and assigns forever, a Declaration of which trust was signed and duly Executed by the said Thos. Kelly, on the back of the said deed. And by which deed whereof this is a Memorial the said Edmund Stanley, party hereto the eldest son and Heir at law to the said James Stanley, decsd, and the grandson and Heir at law to the said Edmund Stanley, decsd. Did for the consideration herein mentioned Grant, Bargain, sell, alien release and confirm unto the said DeCourcy Ireland, his Heirs and assigns, All that and those the said Town and Lands of Benmuck otherwise Lowpark with the appurts situate lying and being in the Barony of Athlone and County of Roscommon aforesaid together with the grazing of the said six sums of cattle on the Sheep walk aforesaid To hold all and singular one undivided moiety of the said Town, Lands and premises aforesaid with the appurts. Unto him the said De Courcy Ireland, his heirs and assigns forever, and To have and to hold all and singular the other undivided moiety of the Town, Lands and premises aforesaid with the appurts. Together with the grazing of the said six sums of cattle on the Sheep walk aforesaid unto him the said De Courcy Ireland, his heirs and assigns, for and during the natural life and lives of the said several persons in and by the said described Lease mentd. And Executed and the survivor and survivors of them during the natural life and lives of such other person or persons as have been and shall be from time to time successively and forever be added thereto according to the Covenant for perpetual Renewal herein Contained. Which said Deed and this Memorial are witnessed by William Irwin and John Gray both of the City of Dublin, Gents.

Signed: Edmd Stanley [seal]
Signed, sealed & Delivered in presence of
Willm. Irwin
John Gray

The above named Wm. Irwin maketh oath that he saw the above named Edmund Stanley duly sign, seal and execute the original Deed whereof the foregoing is a Memorial and also the foregoing Memorial and saith that the name Wm. Irwin subscribed as a witness to the said Deed of the foregoing Memorial is this Deponts. Proper name and handwriting and saith that he delivered the said Deed and this Memorial to John Moore, Esq. Deputy Register of the Registry Office in Dublin on the third day of June one thousand seven hundred and eighty-six.

Sworn before me this 3rd Day of June 1786. Jn. Moore, Dep. Regs.


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