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Marriage settlement of 1799, Ponsonby and Blennerhassett

Marriage settlement, Ponsonby and Blennerhassett, dated 29th June 1799.
"Memorial" (1 page summary) registered with [LR] 29 July 1802, book 549, p.25, no.361876.
Online here.

On the marriage of Richard Carrique Ponsonby, son of the late James Carrique Ponsonby, to Letitia Blennerhassett, daughter of Rev. John Blennerhassett.

"Memorial" (1 page summary) of Marriage settlement of 1799, Ponsonby and Blennerhassett
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To the Register appointed by act of Parliament for the Registering of deeds, wills, conveyances and so forth.

A Memorial of   an Indented Deed   bearing date [29 June 1799] made between:

  1. Richard Carrique Ponsonby of Crotta, Co.Kerry, of the first part,
  2. Rev. John Blennerhassett of Tralee, Co.Kerry, cleric, and Letitia Blennerhassett, spinster, youngest daughter of Rev. John Blennerhassett, of the second part,
  3. Rev. Maynard Denny of Church hill, Co.Kerry, cleric, and Edward Fuller of Sackville, Co.Kerry, of the third part,
whereby after reciting among other things a marriage then intended to be shortly had and solemnized between the said Richard Carrique Ponsonby and Letitia Blennerhassett, he the said Richard Carrique Ponsonby in consideration thereof, and of the marriage portion of the said Letitia Blennerhassett, and for the purpose of securing a jointure for the said Letitia in case she should happen to survive him, and for other purposes   therein   mentioned,

did grant, bargain, sell, assign, transfer, and make over, unto the said Maynard Denny and Edward Fuller, their heirs, executors and administrators, the sum of £4,000 the remainder of the sum of £6,000 sterling charged and chargable on certain lands, tenements, hereditaments and premises in Co.Kerry, the estate of William Carrique Ponsonby, the brother of the said Richard Carrique Ponsonby in the said recited deed named, by virtue of certain Deeds of Lease and Release bearing date [5 and 6 May 1766] entered into and executed on the intermarriage of James Carrique Ponsonby, late of Crotta, deceased, with Mary O'Hara, since also deceased, the father and mother of [Richard and William], and under and by virtue of a certain act of Parliament made in this Kingdom in [22 and 23 George III],

for the purposes   therein   mentioned, to the use and behoof of Maynard Denny and Edward Fuller, their heirs, executors and administrators, for ever, upon trust, and to and for the several uses, intents and purposes in   the said recited Indented Deed   of [29 June 1799] mentioned, which   said Deed   contains other clauses and covenants and is witnessed by the said William Ponsonby and Arthur Blennerhassett, of Tralee, Co.Kerry, gentleman, attorney at law, and the said Memorial is witnessed by the said Arthur Blennerhassett and Thomas Reilly of Tralee, writing clerk.

Signed by:
Arthur Blennerhassett
Thomas Reilly

Richard Ponsonby
John Blennerhassett

The above named Arthur Blennerhassett maketh oath and sayeth he is a subscribing witness to   the Deed whereof the above writing is a memorial,   and also to the said memorial, and Deponent sayeth he saw the said Deed duly signed, sealed and executed by the several and respective persons in the above memorial named, and also saw the above named Richard Ponsonby and John Blennerhassett, two of the executing parties to the said Deed, duly sign, seal and execute the above Memorial, and Deponent sayeth the name Arthur Blennerhassett signed and subscribed as a witness to the said Deed and Memorial respectively is this deponent's proper name and handwriting, and sayeth that he delivered the said Deed and Memorial to John Griffin, Deputy Register, on [29 July 1802].

Signed on [29 July 1802]
Arthur Blennerhassett
John Griffin

This is only the "memorial" (the 1 page summary) of the 1799 deed.
  Yellow   refers to the missing full body of the 1799 deed.

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