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p.1 ___________________________________________________________________________ Derry Registry Book, 1721-78 1L-5-32 This vol. is concerned with ecclesiastical matters - see lease etc. page 785. Rev. John Torrens, Clke, appointed schoolmaster of the Dioscesan School of Derry, vacant by the resignation of Roger Blackhall, Clke, the disposal thereof being vested in the Crown pursuant to a Statute 120. bliz: Dated: Dublin Castle, 9 Aug, 1734. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ Clerk of the Crown and Peace Record, Mayor's or Recorder's Court Book, City and Liberties of Londonderry, 1755-68. 6P-19-52 The Vol. only contains entries of Plt. and Deft. with the ruling of the court - but no details of the Causes. 28 February 1757, John Cochran v Samuel Hay, Plt. appeared by his attorney (Sloan), filed his declaration and is to plead next Court Day. 1 March 1757. Cochran v. Hay. Deft. to plead next Court day. 18 Apr. 1757 Cochran v. Hay. Deft. to plead in two days or judgement will be entered agst. him. 2 Oct. 1758. Cochran v. Hay. Deft. to plead next Court day without motion. 13 Nov. 1758. Cochran v. Hay. plea filed by John Hamilton, Attorney for Deft. issues joined and trial to take place next Court Day. Adjourned to 27 Nov. No reference to Torrens. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ Inventory papers in Diocese of Derry, 1748-1846. 4M-24-24. 1748, Aghadowey, Archibald Torrens. Inventory of late Archibald Torrence of Carnroe, made by Alexander Torrence and Jonathan Jameson (long list of farm stock, cattle, etc. value of household goods, includes:-) "a blunderbuss 4.ss", "outstanding debts by notes, the most of which are very desparate. The farm sold for £36. (Signed:) Alex. Torrence, Johnathan Jameson. Inventory of the goods of Rev. Dr. Torrens, deced, as come to the knowledge of Rev. John Torrens, his admor. Lease under Corporation of Derry £1,600. Lease under Sir Wm. Rowly, bart. £500. Arrears of his living £1,000. Stock and effects sold by auction £433. Ditto retained by Mrs. Torrens £50. Cash in bank £700. Policy payable in Oct. 1797 £1,000. p.2 _____ Certificate on Ballynascreen Glebe house £1,600. Bonds and mortgages £2, 000. Fixtures in Ballynascreen house £50. Certificate on Marafelt Glebe house £392. Crop on farm £150. Lease under Dean Blacker £60. Crop on ditto £40 and hay £30. Debts due him £50. Remaining stock £30. Total £9,707. (Signed:-) John Torrens, exor. 1 July 1797. Account of debts due by Margeret Torrens of Mayough, parish of Aghadowey, Co. Derry. Mrs. Woodburn £5-16/3 David Croford 11/- Wm. Gamble 8/3 Alise (?) Kenedy 5/5 John McComb £3-16/10½ Rt. Gilmore 11/4½ David Hill 2/6 Thos. Peden 5/8 John Kennedy 14/8 Js. Faugh - ch 3/4 The above debts paid by Robert Torrens (Indorsed) "1808 Inven. of goods of Margt. Torrens" Inventory of the goods of Samuel Torrence late of Ballynareg, Co. L'Derry, deced, as come to the possession and knowledge of Thomas Horner of Newtownbinavady. fst. Drumachose, Co. L'Derry, the exor. of his will. Debts due £424-4/-. Books £1-5/-. Household furniture 15/6. 17/-. Total £427-1/6. Dated 29. Dec. 1832. Inventory of the goods of John Torrens late of Laught. parish of Donoughmore, Co. Donegal. Nearly all small household goods, total £32- 16/-. Includes property in a millstone 14/-. A debt due to the deced. by Moses Baird £30. Signed 1 Feb. 1845. by Henry Caldwell and Allen Huston, exors.
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