IRELAND: Co Down Wills

County Down

Albert Armour Gillespie of Ballymullan House Lisburn County Down retired farmer died 5 July 1962 Probate Belfast 7  December 1962 to Samuel Norman Gillespie farmer and Robert Boomer hardware merchant. Effects £11907 16s.

Administration of the Estate of Alexander Gillespie late of 5 Pier View Terrace Holywood County Down Clerk who died 12 November 1921 granted at Belfast Feb 10, 1922 to Victoria Margaret Gillespie the Widow Effects £34

Alice Gillespie of Shanrod Katesbridge Banbridge County Down spinster died 16 November 1950 Probate Belfast 14 January 1950  to James Shilliday and John Gillespie farmers. Effects £200.

Alice Jane Gillespie of The Temple Boardmills Lisburn County Down widow died 8 April 1954 Probate Belfast 15 November 1954 to Hall Greer merchant Robert Shaw farmer and D. Barbour Simpson solicitor. Effects £457 3s. 10d.

Beatrice Ward Gillespie of Lyndhurst Holywood County Down died 16 January 1945 Administration Belfast 18 May 1945 to Robert Gillespie merchant the husband. Effects £3220 5s. 8d.

Probate of the Will of Charles Gillespie late of Ballycrune County Down Farmer who died 7 March 1874 granted at Belfast Feb 26, 1909 to Joseph Gillespie Farmer. 362 pounds.

David Gillespie of Drumgooland County Down farmer died 13 October 1929 Probate Belfast 28 August 1935 to Mary Anne Gillespie the widow. Effects £60 10s.

Edwin Gillespie of Ballymurphy County Down farmer died 29 October 1945 Probate Belfast 28 February 1946 to William Rea and James McCartan farmers. Effects £2468 16s.

Elizabeth Gillespie  of Ballymurphy County Down spinster died 9 May 1927 Administration Belfast 12 September 1927 to Ellen Gillespie spinster. Effects £717 9s. 1d. D.B.N. P.R. 29.04.1955

Probate of the Will of Elizabeth Ann Gillespie late of Ballykeel Lougherne County Down Spinster who died 1 August 1899 granted at Belfast  Oct 11, 1899 to James Dornan of Ballykeel and Martin Campbell of Cargycreevy County Down Farmers. 43 pounds, 6 s, 9d

Elizabeth Ann Gillespie of Halftown Maze County Down widow died 29 March 1931 Probate Belfast 1 May 1931 to Hugh David Young and John Robert Palmer farmers. Effects £38.

Ellen Giillespie of Ballymurphy County Down spinster died 8 February 1955 Probate Belfast 25 March 1955 to William Rea farmer and Alexander Morrison solicitor’s assistant. Effects £495 18s.

George Gillespie of Shanrod Katesbridge County Down farmer died 11 January 1944 at Newcastle county Down Probate Belfast 27 April 1944 to John Gillespie and John Gillespie junior farmers. Effects £2329 7s. 1d.

Probate of the Will of Isabella Gillespie late of Little Frances-street Newtownards County Down Widow who died 30 May 1902 granted at Belfast April 17, 1903 to Thomas Caughey Funeral Undertaker and David Scott Printer. Effects £24 17s. 8d.

The Will of James Gillespie late of Annaghanoon County Down Farmer deceased who died 22 February 1875 at same place was proved at Belfast April 2, 1875 by the oath of Thomas Brown of Waringstown County Down Merchant one of the Executors. Effects under 200 pounds

The Will of James Gillespie late of Carricknadarriff County Down Farmer deceased who died 16 September 1875 at same place was proved at Belfast October 22, 1875 by the oaths of Nancy Bowers Widow and John M’Bride Farmer both of Carricknadarriff (Hillsborough) and Samuel Bowers of Old Forge (Hillsborough) County Antrim Land Steward. Effects under £450

Letters of Administration of the personal estate of James Gillespie late of Banbridge County Down National School Teacher deceased who died 24 October 1879 at same place were granted at Belfast March 25, 1881  to Margaret Gillespie of Banbridge the Widow. Effects under £100

Probate of the Will of James Gillespie late of Ballytrustan County Down Farmer who died 25 December 1914 granted at Belfast April 12, 1915 to James Keown and Thomas Trainor Farmers. Effects £207 5s. 0d

Administration of the Estate of the late James Gillespie, 58 Dufferin Avenue, Bangor, Co. Down, Retired National School Teacher, who died 29 November 1918, granted at Belfast 9 May 1919 to James Gillespie, Manager, the son. Effects: £2035 1s 8d.

Probate of the Will of James Gillespie late of Ballymurphy Anahilt County Down Farmer who died 30 May 1904 granted at Belfast July 27, 1904 to Edwin Gillespie and James Johnston Farmers. Effects £186

Probate of the Will of James Gillespie, Drumnaconnell, Co. Down, Farmer who died 26 January 1921 Probate 10 August 1921 to James Hamilton Gillespie, Farmer. Effects £19 5s 0

Letters of Administration of the Personal estate of Jane Gillespie late of Magheraknock in the County of Down deceased who died 10 March 1858 at same place were granted at Belfast May 29, 1858 to Samuel Gillespie of Magheraknock aforesaid the Husband of said deceased.  Effects under 50 pounds.

Jane Gillespie of Lochside Warrenpoint County Down spinster died 10 May 1959 Probate Belfast 9 October 1959  to Rupert Kirkpatrick farmer and James Edmund Bloomfield draper. Effects £922 18s.

The Will with one Codicil of John Gillespie late of Carricknedariff in the County of Down Farmer deceased who died 31 August 1838 at Carricknedariff aforesaid was proved at Belfast  March 4, 1958 by the oath of James Gillespie of same place Farmer one of the Executors.  Effects under 100 pounds.

The Will of John Gillespie late of Ballykeellougherin County Down Farmer deceased who died 30 January 1868 at same place was proved at Belfast July 17, 1869 by the oaths of Samuel Gillespie and William Donnan both of Ballykeellougherin (Annahilt) aforesaid Farmers the Executors. Effects under 20 pounds.

Letters of Administration (with the Will annexed) of the personal estate of John Gillespie late of Castlnavin County Down Farmer who died 25 July 1893 at same place were granted at Belfast Sept 22, 1893 to David Gillespie of Castlenavin Farmer the Residuary Legatee. Effects 367 pounds.

Probate of the Will of John Gillespie late of Shanrod County Down Farmer who died 13 August 1902 granted at Belfast Nov 27, 1908 to Nathaniel Wallace Farmer. Effects 456 pounds, 5s. 0d.

Probate of the Will of John Gillespie late of Cloughmore Rostrevor County Down Retired Workhouse Master who died 27 November 1903 granted at Belfast Oct 21, 1904 to Henry Hutton Timber Merchant George Richard Hutton Merchant and Rebecca Gillespie the Widow. Effects Effects £359 9s. 8d.

Probate of the Will  of John Gillespie formerly of Mourne View, Ballynahinch, County Down but late of Dinnanew, County Down retired farmer, who died 22 April 1918 granted at Belfast June 5, 1918 to William McDowell, Castlenavin, County Down, farmer. Effects: £2075 14s 9d.

Probate of the Will of the late John Gillespie, Maze, Co. Down, Farmer, who died 25 September 1918, granted at Belfast 31 March 1919 to Elizabeth Anna Gillespie, the widow and John Robert Palmer, Farmer. Effects: £189 7s.

John Gillespie of Ballycarngannon Lisburn County Down farmer died 11 August 1947 at District Hospital Lisburn county Antrim Probate Belfast 21 October 1949 to Mary Jane Gillespie the widow. Effects £651 3s. 7d.

John B Gillespie of Magheraknock County Down farmer died 17 August 1944 at Lisburn and Hillsborough District Hospital Dublin Road Lisburn county Antrim Administration Belfast 28 November 1944 to Rachel Gillespie the widow. Effects £233 5s.

Probate of the Will of Joseph Gillespie, Ballycrune Co. Down, Caretaker who died 16 January 1921 at The Union Hospital Lisburn Co. Antrim granted at Belfast 23 February 1921 to William John Gillespie, Hardware Merchant, the nephew. Effects £58 0s 6d.

Joseph Gillespie of Ballylone County Down engine driver died 25 October 1943 Administration Belfast 22 December 1943 to Christina B. Gillespie the widow. Effects £225 17s.

Kathleen Gillespie of Scarva Street Banbridge County Down secondary school teacher spinster died 16 May 1931 at Banbridge aforesaid Probate Belfast 20 August 1931 to Kathleen Gillespie widow and John Martin McCalden grocer. Effects £1021 15s. 5d.

Probate of the Will of Maggie Gillespie late of Orrington Princetown Road Bangor County Down Spinster who died 7 November 1908 at 37 University Road Belfast granted at Belfast Nov 27, 1908 to Sara Orr Spinster. Effects £74 3s. 7d.

Margaret Annie Georgina Gillespie of 40 Ranfurly Avenue Bangor County Down widow died 16 August 1962 at Bangor Hospital Bangor Probate Belfast 8 November t1962 to William Forsythe company director. Effects £1607

Martha Gillespie of Shanrod Katesbridge Banbridge County Down spinster died 3 October 1946 Probate Belfast 14 January 1952  to James Shilliday and John Gillespie farmers. Effects £91 8s. 6d.

Probate of the Will of Mary Gillespie late of Hillview Anahilt County Down Spinster who died 21 January 1907 granted at Belfast Feb 11, 1907 to Joseph Gillespie Farmer. Effects £174 10s. 9d

Mary Gillespie of Shanrod Katesbridge Banbridge County Down spinster died 29 April 1937 Administration Belfast 9 January 1952 to John Gillespie farmer. Effects £28 15s.

Mary Gillespie of 1 Groomsport Road Bangor County Down died 24 January 1968 Administration Belfast 19 April 1969 to Richard Gillespie retired bus driver the husband. Effects £534 2s.

Mary Ann Gillespie of Drumgooland Clough County Down widow died 18 November 1946 Probate Belfast 11 May 1949 to David Gillespie farmer. Effects £217 11s.

Mary Anne Gillespie of Ballymurphy County Down spinster died 12 July 1923 Administration Belfast 25 August 1927 to Ellen Gillespie spinster. Effects £157 6s. 5d.

Mrs Nancy Boyd Gillespie of Glenbank Ballykeel Lougherne County Down widow died 6 July 1937 Administration Belfast 18 February1938 to Kathleen Gillespie spinster. Effects £3 2s. 9d.

Miss Pearl Gillespie of The Lodge Portavoe Donaghadee County Down spinster died 25 September 1962 at Ards Hospital Newtownards county Down Probate Belfast 5 February 1963 to the reverend Walter Nelson presbyterian minister. Effects £5421 14s 0d

Reginald Henry Gillespie Lieutenant colonel of The Square Annalong County Down retired army officer died 29 November 1955 at Newry General Hospital Newry county Down Probate Belfast 26 October 1956 to Belfast Bank Executor and Trustee Company Limited. Effects £1257 12s.

Glespy (or Gillespice) Robert, Bellaghley   1797

The Will of Robert Gillespie formerly of Crossgar and late of Saintfield County Down Farmer deceased who died 21 October 1871 at Saintfield aforesaid was proved at Belfast Nov 24, 1871 y the oath of Jane Gillespie of Saintfield aforesaid Widow the sole Executrix. Effects under £300

Probate of the Will of Robert Gillespie late of Hillview Annahilt County Down Farmer who died 23 May 1897 granted at Belfast May 2, 1898 to Martha Gillespie of Hillview Annahilt Widow. Effects £281 4s. 6d.

Probate of the Will of Robert Gillespie late of Corbet County Down Farmer who died 29 November 1907 granted at Belfast Dec 9, 1908 to George Wallace and David Maxwell Farmers. Effects £690 7s. 6d

Administration of the Estate of Robert Gillespie late of Carricknaveigh Boardmills Lisburn County Down Farmer who died 27 September 1910 granted at Belfast Oct 17, 1910 to Alice J. Gillespie the Widow. Effects £1,961 9s. 1d.

Robert Gillespie of Lyndhurst Holywood County Down house furnisher died 4 April 1948 Probate Belfast 18 January 1949 to Samuel Howard Walker director. Effects £77973 6s. 11d.

Robert Gillespie of Magheraknock Ballynahinch County Down retired farmer died 1 March 1952 Probate Belfast 27 August 1952 to Thomas Rutherford and George Bell farmers. Effects £175.

Probate of the Will of Samuel Gillespie late of Dinnanew County Down Farm Labourer who died 8 December 1910 granted at Belfast Sept 8, 1911 o Fanny Gillespie the Widow. Effects £155 6s. 0d.

The Will of Samuel Gillespie late of Gilnahirk County Down Farmer deceased who died 4 January 1878 at same place was proved at Belfast Feb 4, 1878 by the oath of Jane Gillespie of Gilnahirk (Belfast) same County Widow the sole Executrix. Effects under £450

Probate of the Will of Samuel Gillespie late of Ballykeel Lougherne County Down Farmer who died 20 February 1897 granted at Belfast March 23, 1898 to John M’Bride and James Dawson of Ballykeel Lougherne Farmers. Effects £281 4s. 6d.

Samuel Gillespie of Glenbank Ballykeel Lougherne County Down farmer died 27 September 1936 Probate Belfast 18 February 1937 to Nannie Boyd Gillespie the widow. Effects £5.

Samuel Henry Gillespie  of 16 Belfast Road Holywood County Down retired company director died 17 February 1964 Probate Belfast 8 May 1964 to Mabel Elizabeth Gillespie the widow. Effects £4846 14s.

Samuel McBirney Gillespie of Scarva Street Banbridge County Down retired teacher died 21 December 1927 Administration Belfast 15 February 1928  to Kathleen Gillespie the widow. Effects £360 19s. 8d.

Administration of the estate of Sarah Gillespie late of Ballyagherty County Down who died 7 April 1897 granted at Belfast Nov 5 ,1897 to Thomas Gillespie of Ballyagherty Farmer the Husband. Effects £63 10s. 9d.

Probate of the Will of Sarah Jane Gillespie late of Drumaness County Down Widow who died 27 February 1910 granted at BelfastJuly 4, 1910 to John Gillespie Fireman. Effects £106 5s. 0d.

The Will of Thomas Gillespie late of Ballymurphy County Down Farmer deceased who died 16 February 1871 at same place was proved at Belfast June 16, 1871 by the oaths of William Gillespie and James Gillespie both of Ballymurphy (Ballynahinch) aforesaid Farmers two of the Executors. Effects under £1,500

Probate of the Will of Thomas Gillespie late of Banbridge County Down Chemist Druggist who died 23 January 1907 granted at Belfast March 22, 1907 to Kathleen Gillespie the Widow. Effects £437 4s.

Administration of the estate of Thomas Gillespie late of Ballykeel Lougherne County Down Farmer who died 2 August 1897 granted at Belfast July 3, 1899 to Eliza Finlay of Hill Hall Lisburn County Down Married Woman the Daughter. Effects  £78 8s.

Administration of the estate of Thomas Gillespie late of Saintfield County Down Retired Farmer who died 5 February 1900 granted at Belfast Feb 26, 1900 to Jane Dodd Widow the Sister (Cancelled 17 December 1900). Effects £1,475 1s. 6d.

Probate of the Will of the late Thomas Gillespie, Reilly Street, Banbridge, Co. Down, Yarn Farmer, who died 17 September 1919, granted at Belfast 24 December 1919 to Rev. William Shaw Kerr, Clerk in Holy Orders and Thomas Larmour, Master Painter. Effects: £219 1s.

Gillespie, William, Chaple Street, Newry     1840

The Will of William Gillespie late of Searva County Down Farmer who died 13 May 1890 at same place was proved at Belfast Dec 8, 1890 by  William Gillespie of Searva Farmer one of the Executors. Effects  £177 10s.

The Will of William Gillespie late of Ballymurphy County Down Farmer who died 31 December 1894 at same place was proved at Belfast June 28, 1895 by Samuel Gillespie of Ballykeel-lougherne and Edwin Gillespie of Ballymurphy both said County Farmers the Executors. Effects £338

Probate of the Will of William Gillespie late of Drumaness County Down Farmer who died 11 July 1907 granted at Belfast Feb 19, 1908 to Sarah Jane Gillespie the Widow and Robert Coskery Farmer. Effects £127 10s. 0d.

Probate of the Will of William Gillespie late of Ballymullen House Lisburn County Down Farmer who died 15 November 1916 granted at Belfast Jan 15, 1917 to William J. Haslett Gillespie Post Office Official and Thomas Gillespie Manager. Effects £2,147

William Gillespie of Ballymacaramery County Down farmer died 30 October 1925 Administration Belfast 26 February 1926 to William Gillespie farmer. Effects £171.

 William Gillespie of Strathyre Warrenpoint County Down retired loan bank manager died 7 April 1935 Probate Belfast 26 June 935 to Ethel Jane Gillespie spinster. Effects £979 10s.

William Gillespie of Scarva County Down farmer died 15 March 1941 Probate Belfast 13 May 1941 to Samuel Chambers and Cecil Warwick farmers. Effects £731 5s. 7d.

Administration of the Estate of William Samuel Gillespie late of Loughans County Down Farmer who died 11 February 1916 granted at Belfast to Lucinda Gillespie the Widow.

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