Rev William Wilson of Shingles or Shingless or Shinglass or Shingliss (Shinglas Castle ? ) and later Piercefield, co Westmeath. William made his will in 1738 and dc. 1743.
He m. Emilia Eyre, dau of John Eyre of Eyrecourt, co Galway. They had no children. Emilia married secondly on 24th May 1746 John Rochfort of Clogrenane, co Carlow and d. 23 Aug 1770.
In his will Rev Wm Wilson donated more land to Wilson’s Hospital and also land for the school at Farragh.
Ref. Registry of Deeds Dublin,
vol.102 p.469 no.71858 4 July 1741
Susanna Bumford (nee Wilson, sister of William Wilson, lands of Farra etc.
vol.110 p.386 no. 78097 17 May 1742
Rev.William Wilson of Shinglas (Castle ?)
lease lands of Blackhill to Terence Brady.
There may be more extract of deeds on Nick Reddan's
Registry of Deeds Dublin Index Project. It would be appreciated if Wilson researchers could add more deeds to the Index Project.
Will of Rev William Wilson of Shinglas, co Westmeath.
Dated 25 Mar 1738 Pr.1743 (Pregrogative Court).
Nephew, Thomas Bumford [ Bomford Bamford ] £300.
Nephew Arthur Bumford £100.
Nephew Oliver Bumford £100.
Legacies left to Thos Bumford, Andrew Bumford and Oliver Bumford 3 of the sons of Oliver Bumford dec'd of Cushinstown in co Meath to remain in the hands of Boleyn Whitney one of the executors until the legatees shall release the said Boleyn Whitney from all claims on account of administering to their father Oliver Bumford.
Sister Elizabeth Ecclin [ Ecklin ? ] her dau Elinor Cathcart. Margaret Ecclin, ygst dau of Oliver Bumford.
Nephew Andrew Bumford.
Laurence Bumford my nephew and son of Oliver Bumford.
2nd Codicil dated 15 Oct. 1740:
£300 to the use of Wm Bumford eld son of my nephew Thos Bumford of Clownstown, co Meath.
3rd Codicil 1742 :
Nephews Laurence Bumford and Wilson Bumford
and niece Elinor Bumford, being the children of Laurence Bumford by my niece Susanna Bumford.
My sister Susanna Bumford.
My nephew Laurence Bumford, son of Oliver Bumford.
William Bumford, son to my nephew Thomas Bumford of Clownstown, co Meath.
Endorsement Rev John Wynn and others,
Petrs Susanna Wilson, aka Bumford Defts
(Irwin Papers, National Libary GO MS 433 )