GENEALOGICAL EXTRACT OF MEMORIAL 141, BOOK 4, 1857
“Battersby & Others, Deed of Release” Registered 4th February, 1857 Registry of Deeds, Henrietta St, Dublin, Ireland
To the Registrar appointed by Act of Parliament for registering deeds wills and soforth in Ireland.
“A Memorial of a Deed of Release dated tenth January 1857 made Between John Long Battersby of Bobsville in the County of Meath Esq. of the first part William Chadwick of Ballinard in the County of Tipperary Esq. and the Reverend Robert Battersby of Bobsville aforesaid of the second part Richard Long of Douglas in the Isle of Man Esq. of the third part and Charles Bianconi of Longfield Park in the County of Tipperary Esq. of the fourth part Whereby after reciting that by Indenture dated tenth March 1790 being the Settlement executed previous to the Marriage of Richard Long and Charity Moore the lands therein and herein after mentioned were settled to the use of Henry Jesse Lloyd and Henry Langley their exors admors and assigns for the term of 500 years and subject thereunto and to the jointure for said Charity To the use of the first son of the said Richard and Charity with remainders over and the trusts of the said term were declared to be to raise 5,000 Pounds for younger children payable to them in default of appointment by said Richard Long share & share alike And reciting the death of said Richard Long without making such appointment secured by the said Charity and leaving issue by her the said Richard Long party to the Deed of which this is a Memorial the eldest son and five younger children and that Louisa Long then Louisa Cooper as one of the said younger children became entitled to one fifth share of said 5,000 Pounds And reciting the Settlement dated twenty fifth February 1829 by which after reciting the Marriage then intended between Samuel Cooper and said Louisa Long and that said Louisa was entitled to said 1,000 Pounds late currency making in present currency 923 Pounds one shilling and six pence half penny and that it has been agreedthat the sum together with seventy six pounds eighteen shillings and five pence half penny to be secured by the Bond of the said Richard Long making together the sum of One Thousand Pounds present currency should be vested in Trustees It was amongst others things therein witnessed that the said Louisa Long did assign and make over unto said William Chadwick and Robert Battersby parties to the deed of which this is a Memorial their heirs exors admors and assigns said sum of 1,000 pounds late currency together with said sum of seventy six pounds eighteen shillings and five pence half penny upon trust amongst others to the use of all and every the younger children of said intended marriage in such shares and proportions as the said Samuel Cooper the younger should by any deed or writing under his hand and seal with or without power of revocation attested as therein direct or appoint And reciting that there was issue of said Marriage Samuel Cooper the eldest son and the seven persons therein after named who were all then living and no other younger children except Ambrose Cooper who had died several years ago under the age of twenty one years And reciting that the lands upon which said sums were so charged were formerly the Estate of the said Richard Long party to the Deed of which this is a Memorial and that same had been since sold to the said Charles Bianconi party thereto subject to the said charge and said sum And reciting that by Deed of appointment dated tenth January 1855 under the hand and seal of the said Samuel Cooper and duly attested after reciting the said Indenture of twenty fifth February 1829 the said Samuel Cooper in execution of the power of appointment thereby given to him and of every other power him thereunto entitling did direct limit and appoint that from and immediately after the execution of that Deed said two principal sums making together said 1,000 Pounds sterling should rest in and become the property of his said several younger children and their respective exors admors and assigns for ever in the following shares that was to say nine hundred & ninety nine pounds fourteen shillings to the use of Charity Cooper her exors admors and assigns one shilling to Richard Cooper now Richard Cooper-Chadwick his exors admors and assigns one shilling to William Cooper his exors admors and assigns one shilling to Austin Cooper his exors admors and assigns one shilling to Edward Cooper his exors admors and assigns one shilling to Maria Louisa Cooper her exors admors and assigns and one shilling sterling the residue thereof to Astley Robert Cooper his exors admors and assigns and the said Samuel Cooper did thereby direct that the said sum of 999 pounds fourteen shillings thereby appointed to the said Charity Cooper should consist of the aforesaid sum of seventy six pounds eighteen shillings and five pence half penny and nine hundred and twenty two pounds fifteen shillings and six pence half penny and that the several sums appointed to his other younger children should be composed of the residue of said principal sum of nine hundred and twenty three pounds one shilling and six pence half penny And reciting that said Charity Cooper had at the date of said deed of appointment attained her age of twenty one years And reciting the Settlement dated thirteenth February 1855 previous to the Marriage of said John Long Battersby and said Charity Cooper and that in pursuance of the appointment therein they the said Samuel Cooper and Charity Cooper and each of them according to his and her right title and interest therein did grant assign and make over unto the said John Long Battersby his exors admors and assigns the aforesaid sum of 999 pounds fourteen shillings sterling and all Interest to accrue due thereon from thenceforth as and for his and their own proper goods and chattels for ever And reciting that said John Long Battersby having applied to the said Charles Bianconi agreed to pay the same upon having the said lands properly released and discharged as well there from as from the sum of six shillings the residue of said charge”