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William Carrique (later William Carrique Ponsonby),
Inherited Crotto, adopted name Ponsonby:
Inherited Crotto from his uncle Richard Ponsonby, on condition that he take the name Ponsonby.
[Ponsonby, 1929] thought he changed to Ponsonby in 1729, but this is clearly false, since his son is still "Carrique" when entering TCD in 1754.
[Ms 20608] says William was still "Carrique" in 1735.
[TCD Alumni] says he adopted name Ponsonby in 1762, when his uncle made his will. Changed name to "William Carrique Ponsonby".
Inherited Crotto when his uncle died in 1763.
held a silver paten,
of "William Ponsonby" to the church of Kilflynn in 1764.
He is William Carrique Ponsonby in abstract of deed of 1765.
He was party to his son's [Marriage settlement, 1766].
He was party to 1770 case.
He is William Carrigue Ponsonby, of Cloghers, Co.Kerry, whose will was pr 1782.
Margaret's will proved 1793 [Betham's Abstracts].
William and Margaret had issue:
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