Deed 5 Feb 1719 - Robert Adaire (d.1737 ?) & Dorcas Gay (Gaylake). A witness, Thomas Cooke may have been related to Elinor Cooke, mother of Robert Adair and also related to Dorcas Gay.
(James Adair who was in Dublin about this time may also have been known as John Adair ? )
A Memorial of a Deed bearing date Fifth day of Febry One thousand Seven hundred and Nineteen Whereby George Edkins of the City of Dublin Gent and Robert Adaire of the same City Esqr Admins of the Goods & Chattles Rights and Creditts of Dorcas Gaylake of Collenstowne in the County of Kildare Widow deced in Consideration of One hundred and Fifteen pounds ster Did Bargain and Sell unto John Smith of Katherinestown in the County of Westmeath All that and those the Town & Lands of Kilmacradock (which lyes without the Deerpark Wall of Castletowne) lying and being in the Barony of Salt and County of Kildare aforesaid containing Two hundred Fifty one Acres and Ten perches plantation measure be the same more or less with the Appurtences To hold to the said John Smith his Exrs Adms and Assigns from thenceforth during the residue ?? ?? ?? of a Term of Thirty One Years granted by a Lease from Wm Conolly Esqr recited in sd Deed under the Rent Covenants and Agreements in said Lease contained
Which Deed is Witnessed by Thomas Cooper of Great Downs in the County of Westmeath Gent and Thomas Cooke of the City of Dublin Notary Publick [signatures]
The above named Thomas Cooke maketh oath etc, etc.
Delivered to Mr Wm Parry Deputy Regr the First day of Decemr One thousand Seven hundred & Twenty One at or near Half an hour after Three a Clock in the Afternoon.