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Ancestry look up please

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Paul Barton, Special Agent

Paul Barton, Special Agent Report 2 Apr 2014 07:53

All Ireland, Indexes to Wills, 1384-1858 was added yesterday. Could somebody kindly tell me what it says about John Stewart who lived in Cork 1838-1858 please?

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+++DetEcTive+++ Report 2 Apr 2014 10:01

Any idea which volume it's in? Could you copy and paste your search result?

Having a look at some of the results, the ones I've found just give name, place of residence and year of probate.

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+++DetEcTive+++ Report 2 Apr 2014 10:07

This is the closest I could find

Ireland, Indexes to Wills, 1384-1858 about John Stewart
Name: John Stewart
Probate Year: 1848
Probate Diocese: Dromore
Probate Country: Ireland
Residence Year: Abt 1848
Residence: Begney, Dromore, Ireland
Volume: Vol 4: Dromore, Newry and Mourne

Nothing extra on the image

Preview of other results, with no year in the search parameters but Cork as the place. The same results come up with Cork, Cork as the place

John Stewart 1705 Dromore Dromore

John Stewart 1719 Dromore Ballynemaguth

John Stewart 1733 Dromore

John Stewart 1755 Dromore Cargandarach

John Stewart 1794 Dromore Drumarn
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Added - I've no knowledge of Irish areas; its always possible that the same applies to the transcribers.

GlasgowLass

GlasgowLass Report 4 Apr 2014 12:36

The requested info is on an alphabetical list of probate from Drumore 1678-1858.
It appears on Vol 4 .page 150 of 184.

I had a look at page 1 to ascertain where this is.
it contains a hand drawn map of the areas covered, the next few pages form an historical breakdown of the area.
Dromore looks to have been a geographical parish on its own, but as I suspected, it now comes under Co Down, NI



AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 5 Apr 2014 18:07

Calendar of Wills in the Diocese of Dromore, 1678 to 1858
ajmorris.com/dig/toc/_01iw4a.htm Cached
... and year of probate ... A Calendar of Wills in the Diocese of Dromore, 1678 to 1858. ... 0144 Stewart (or Steward), John 0145 Strong, John 0146 Sweney, ..

Paul Barton, Special Agent

Paul Barton, Special Agent Report 6 Apr 2014 09:12

Thank you so much for your help on this everybody. This seems to be a well-established family in Dromore. I have good reason to believe that John Stewart moved to Ireland from Scotland, in which case this is unlikely to be a match. Well at least with your help I've 'eliminated this one from my enquiries'! ;-)