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This is an index of the Wills recently published by the Public Record Office Northern Ireland (PRONI) More details on the PRONI website:

We have Steve Edgar and Juanita Edgar both members of the Edgar Family Group on Ancestry.com  for transcribing this information.

 

Administration of the Estate of the Reverend Alexander Pollock Edgar, late of Ardglass, County Down, Clergyman who died 8th November 1908, granted at Belfast to Emma Edgar the Widow.

 

Administration of the estate of Alexander Edgar, late of Benraw, County Down, Farmer, who died 30th October 1897, granted at Belfast to James Edgar of Benraw, Farmer, the son.

 

Letters of Administration of the personal estate of Alexander Edgar late of Leitrim, County Down, Farmer, who died 19th December 1890, at same place were granted at Belfast to Agnes Edgar of Leitrim the widow.

 

Will of Alexander Edgar, late of Benraw, County Down, Farmer, who died 5th November 1889, at same place was proved at Belfast by Alexander Edgar, Leitrim and Adam Henry Martin, of Finnis both in said County, Farmers the executors.  Son William Alexander Edgar daughter Eliza Edgar Martin daughter Ann Jane Edgar Dalzell son Samuel Andrew Edgar son-in-law Adam Henry Martin.

 

Will of Alexander Edgar late of Legannany, County Down, Farmer, who died 8th May1869, at Slievenaboley in said County was proved at Belfast by John Harte of Slievenaboley, Farmer, one of the executors. Daughter Sarah Edgar, son William Edgar, brother James Edgar.

 

Letters of Administration of the personal estate of Ann Edgar late of Purdysburn, County Down, Widow deceased who died 24th July 1868, at same place were granted at Belfast to James Murray of Purdysburn (Belfast) aforesaid Farmer a Nephew and one of the next of kin of said deceased. Nephew-James Murray

 

Letters of Administration with the will annexed of the personal estate of Archibald Edgar late of Aughadulla, County Tyrone, Farmer, who died 21st October 1886, at same place were granted at Londonderry to Archibald Edgar (Junior) of Aughadulla Farmer, the Son and a Legatee. Son Archibald Edgar, son James Edgar, daughters Sarah Edgar, Isabella Edgar, Margaret Edgar (all unmarried) and daughter Marianne McNeill, daughter Jane McClaren, Foster son Joseph.

 

Will of David Edgar late of 41 Keegan Street, Belfast.  Labourer who died 19th April 1888, at the Royal Hospital Belfast, was proved at Belfast by Francis Vance of 51 Grafton Street Dublin Insurance Agent the sole executor.

 

Will of the Reverend David Edgar late of Ballymaglove, Ballynahinch, County Down, Presbyterian Minister who died 8th December 1889, at same place was proved at Belfast by Robert Smyth Edgar of Dromore in said County Draper the surviving Executor. Son John Edgar, wife Nancy, son Robert Smyth Edgar, daughter Elizabeth (Nancy Edgar, widow of deceased, and Robert Smyth executors).

 

Probate of the Will of Ellenor White Corry Edgar late of Carricknaveagh, County Down, Widow who died 2nd October 1896, granted at Belfast to Joseph J. Edgar of Carricknaveagh, The Temple, Lisburn, said County Farmer. Daughter Annabelle Prentice, daughter Mary Eliza Edgar, daughter Lilian Servin Edgar. Brother James Millikan. Son Joseph James Edgar.

 

Will of Eliza Edgar late of Killaney, County Down, Spinster, deceased who died 5th October 1871, at same place was proved at Belfast by the oaths of John Edgar of Lisbane (Saintfield) and Orr Bennett of Corgannon (Boardmills) both in said County Farmers the executors. Mother Jane Edgar sisterter Anne Edgar sisterter Margaret Edgar sisterter Ellen Bennett (Orr Bennett’s wife) cousin John Edgar, Lisbane.

 

Will with one codicil of Henry Edgar late of Tamnaderry, County Antrim, Farmer, deceased who died 25th February 1880, at same place was proved at Belfast by the oaths of Robert Wilson of Ballynamullan and David Scott of Gariffgeery, both in said County Farmers the executors. Son John Edgar, wife Elizabeth Edgar, son Henry Edgar, daughter Anne and her husband Samuel Richardson, daughter Elizabeth and her husband John Watts? Daughter Lucinda and her husband Samuel Haire.

 

Will of the Reverend Hugh Edgar of Aughvilly, County Armagh, Clerk who died 22nd April 1894, at same place was proved at Armagh by Thompson Brotherwne of Killynure J.P. and Charles Knipe of Maghery Farmer both in said County the Executors. Sister Jane.

 

Will of Hugh Edgar late of Tullynewbane (Glenavy), County Antrim, Farmer deceased who died 28th October 1872, at same place was proved at Belfast by the oath of Cumberland Edgar of Tullynewbane (Glenavy), aforesaid Widow the executrix. Wife Cumberland Edgar, nephew John Edgar of Manchester, Merchant, son of my late brother Isaac Edgar, nephew John Edgar of Banbridge, son of my brother the Rev. David Edgar, and nephew Joseph Brotherwn of Belfast, assistant in York Street spinning mill, son of the Rev. John S. Brotherwn of Magheragall. Daughter Lizzie Edgar.

 

Probate of the Will of James Edgar late of Derryhollagh, Randalstown, County Antrim, Farmer who died 16th July1895, granted at Belfast to James Derby of Magherafelt, County Londonderry, Farmer and John Edgar of Derryhollagh, Farmer. Nephew John Edgar niece Mary Ann Edgar.

 

Will of James Edgar late of Upper Benagh County Down Farmer who died 5th May 1894, at same place was proved at Belfast by William Cunningham of Ballygowan, Grocer, Andrew Orr of Kilkeel Grocer and George Henderson of Cranfield, Farmer, all in said County the executors. Nephew James Reilly sister Sarah Jane Gordon, Susannah Henderson, wife of George Henderson, nephew William Reilly.

 

Will of James Gibson Edgar late of Lonsdale Street, Belfast in the County of Antrim Bank Clerk deceased who die 21st June 1865 at Belfast aforesaid was proved at Belfast by the oaths of Robert Steen of the Royal Academical Institution, Belfast P.H.D. and David Carmichael of Millisle, Donaghadee, in the County of Down, Mill Owner the executors (deceased died domiciled in Ireland).

 

Letters of Administration of the personal estate of James Edgar late of Aughnaloopy, County Down, Farmer, a Widower deceased who died 7th April 1869, at same place were granted at Belfast to George Annett of Ballykee (Kilkeel) County Down farmer a maternal Uncle and Guardian (during minority only) of William Edgar, James Edgar, Margaret Edgar, Mary Edgar, Eliza Anne Edgar, Catherine Edgar and John Edgar Minors the seven Children of said deceased (By order of Court).

 

Letters of Administration with the Will annexed of the personal estate of James Edgar late of Mullabane, County Armagh, Farmer, who died 6th December 1891, at same place were granted at Armagh to Alicia Jane Edgar of Mullabane the Widow. Brother Samuel Edgar, Brother David Edgar, Brother John Edgar, Sister Eliza Edgar and Sister Agnes Edgar.

 

Will of Jane Edgar late of Killaney County Down Widow deceased who died 7th June 1872, at same place was proved at Belfast by the oath of Orr Bennett of Corgannon (Boardmills) in said County, Farmer, the surviving executor. Mother Jane Edgar, sister Anne Edgar, sister Margaret Edgar, sister Ellen Bennett-Orr Bennett wife, cousin John Edgar of Lisbane.

 

Will of Jane Edgar late of 65 John Street, Belfast, County Antrim, Widow deceased who died 16th September 1870, at Belfast, aforesaid was proved at Belfast by the oaths of James M’Garry of Glenavy, Farmer, William Henry Kennedy of English Street, Belfast, Dairyman and Francis McIlvenny of 88 Falls road Belfast, Grocer (all in said County) the executors. 4 children – unnamed.

 

Probate of the will of John Edgar late of Lisbane Saintfield County Down Farmer who died 18th May 1897 granted at Belfast to James Y. Ball of Belfast Gentleman James R. Morrow of Lisbane Farmer and James Sloan of Lisburn County Antrim Merchant nephew James Young Ball Housekeeper Sarah Savage servant man William McCartney sisterter Mary Jane Ball niece Miss Mary Jane Ball.

 

Will with one Codicil of John Edgar late of Drumdrinagh in the County of Down Weaver deceased who died 13th August 1859 at same place was proved at Belfast by the oaths of John Wright and Hugh White Hanna both of Drumdrinagh aforesaid Farmers the Executors wife Margaret Edgar 3 elder boys?? (Names unknown) and 2 younger boys and 3 girls.

 

Letters of administration of the personal estate of John Edgar late of Ballydrain County Antrim Labourer deceased who died 29 December 1866 at same place were granted at Belfast to Margaret Edgar of Ballydrain (Lisburn) aforesaid the widow of said deceased.

 

Will of John Edgar late of Tamnamore County Armagh Farmer deceased died 21 April 1880 at same place was proved at Armagh by the oath of Mary Edgar of Tamnamore Widow one of the executors. wife Mary.

 

Will of John Edgar late of Frederick Street Newtownards, County Down Labourer deceased who died 14th November 1882, at same place was proved at Belfast by Nathaniel J. Ledgerwood Bookkeeper and Alexander Dickson of William Street Miller both of Newtownards the executors. Wife Agnes Edgar granddaughter Sarah Edgar – daughter of my son John Edgar, of Springfield, Massachusetts, USA.

 

Will of John Edgar late of Aughadulla County Tyrone Farmer who died 27th April 1895 was proved at Londonderry by Jane Edgar of Aughadulla Spinster the sole executor daughter Jane Edgar.

 

Will of John Edgar late of Kilkeel, County Down, Farmer, who died 26th February 1895 at same place was proved at Belfast by John Edgar of Kilkeel, Farmer, one of the executors, son John daughter Christiana.

 

Letters of Administration of the personal estate of Joseph Edgar late of 28 Renwick Place, Belfast, County Antrim Linen Lapper a Bachelor deceased who died 6th July 1867 at same place were granted at Belfast to Margaret Edgar of 28 Renwick Place, Belfast aforesaid Window the Mother and only next of kin of said deceased.

 

Will of Melvin Edgar late of Benraw, County Down, Farmer, who died 28th June 1878 at same place was proved at Belfast by William Edgar of Slievenaboley said County Farmer one of the executors (By County Decree).son David Edgar. daughters Betty Jane Edgar, Margaret Edgar, Isabel Edgar and son Alexander Edgar.

 

Probate of the Will of Nancy Edgar late of Drummaul, County Antrim, Widow who died 4th June 1902 granted at Belfast to John T. Hill Farmer and Thomas Nesbitt School Teacher. Niece Eliza Henry. Brother. John Thomas Hill.

 

The Will of Richard Edgar late of Corcrain in the County of Armagh, Merchant, deceased who died 19th May 1865 at same place was proved at Armagh by the oath of William John Paul of Portadown in the said County Merchant, one of the Executors.  Daughter Mary Edgar and Wife Sarah Edgar. More children, no names.

 

The Will of Robert Edgar late of Cargin, County Antrim, Grocer, deceased who died 11th February 1877 at same place was proved at Belfast by the oath of Samuel Derby of Magherafelt County Londonderry Merchant one of the Executors. Wife Mary, Daughter Mary (Ann) Edgar, and brother John.

 

Letters of Administration (with the Will annexed) of the personal estate of Robert Edgar late of Lisbane, County Down, Farmer, deceased who died 22nd December 1881 at same place were granted at Belfast to John Edgar of Lisbane, Farmer, the Residuary Legatee.

 

Letters of Administration (with the Will annexed) of the personal estate of Robert Edgar late of Aughnaloopy, Kilkeel, County Down, Farmer, who died 1st January 1886 at same place were granted at Belfast to John Edgar of Aughnaloopy, Farmer, the Residuary Legatee. Son John. Wife Sarah.

 

The Will of Robert Edgar late of Ballylough County Down Seed Merchant and Farmer who died 28 July 1893 at same place was proved at Belfast by William Crail of Waterask said County Farmer one of the Executors. Daughters, Elizabeth, Sarah, Jane and Annie (Fannie?). Sister Dorothea English. Sister Margaret Stewart. Brother Andrew. Daughter Margaret.

 

The Will of Robert Edgar late of Emdale, County Down, School Teacher, who died 13th September 1895 was proved at Belfast by David Wilson of Rathfriland, Merchant, Alexander Hanna of Rathfriland, Shop Assistant, and the Reverend Moses Logan of Edenagarry Presbyterian Minister all said County Executors. Daughters Jane and Agnes. Brother in law, Alexander Hanna.

 

Probate of the Will of Robert Edgar late of Moybrick, County Down, Farmer, who died 8th January 1899 granted at Belfast to John Skelly and James Martin Farmers.

 

Probate of the Will of Robert Smyth Edgar late of The Square Dromore, County Down, Draper, who died 28th December 1897 granted at Belfast to Eliza Jane Edgar of The Square, Dromore. Widow and Eliza Jane Jardine of Clanmurray, Dromore Spinster. Wife Eliza Jane Edgar.

 

Letters of Administration of the personal estate of Sarah Edgar late of Legananny, County Down, Spinster, who died 21st December 1886 at same place wer granted at Belfast to Jane Edgar of Legananny, Widow the Mother.

 

Probate of the Will of Samuel Edgar late of Loughriescouse, County Down, Farmer, who died 26th January 1911 granted at Belfast to William Edgar and James Ferguson Farmers.

 

The Will of Samuel Edgar late of Loughriescouse, County Down, Farmer, who died 29th May 1890 at same place was proved at Belfast by Samuel Edgar of Loughriescouse and Thomas Edgar of Longlands said County, Farmers, the Executors. Son James Edgar. Wife Jane Edgar. Grandson Samuel, son of Samuel, Grandson Samuel, son of Thomas Edgar.

 

Administration of the Estate of Samuel John Edgar late of Moybrick, Dromara, County Down, Assistant Manager who died 16th June 1912 at Flagstaff, Arizona, U.S.A. granted at Belfast to Sarah Elizabeth Cheater, Married Woman.

 

The Will of Samuel Edgar late of Belfast in the County of Antrim, Draper and Haberdasher, deceased who died 3rd January 1864 at Farnham House in the City of Dublin was proved at Belfast by the oaths of Agnes Edgar of Antrim Road, Widow, William Edgar of Arthur Square Woolen Draper and Robert McCheyne Edgar of Antrim Road Theological Student all in Belfast aforesaid the Executors. Son William Edgar. Wife Agnes Edgar nee Sloan. Son Robert McCheyne Edgar. Daughter Agnes Edgar. Daughter Susanna Edgar.

 

Administration of the estate of Samuel Edgar late of Greencastle Street, Kilkeel, County Down, Farmer, who died 14th February 1903 granted at Belfast to Mary Jane Edgar the Widow.

 

The Will of Samuel Edgar late of Kilkeel Moor, County Down, Farmer, who died 12th June 1893 at same place was proved at Belfast by Alexander Gordon Esquire J.P. and Robert Green Merchant both of Kilkeel the Executors. Sons William, Samuel, Thomas and John.

 

Probate of the Will of Samuel Edgar late of Monaghan, County Monaghan, Flesher, who died 17th August 1898, granted at Armagh to William Swan of Monaghan Auctioneer. Brother James Edgar. Sons William James Edgar, Samuel Wesley Edgar, Thomas John Edgar, David Wolsey Edgar and daughters Helena Maud Edgar, Emily Margaret Edgar, Martha Jane Edgar and wife Emily Edgar.

 

Letters of Administration (with the Will annexed) of the personal estate of the Reverend Samuel Edgar late of Rathfriland, County Down, Clergyman, who died 27th March 1891, at same place were granted at Belfast to Margaret Edgar of Rathfriland, Widow, the Universal Legatee.

 

Probate of the Will of Samuel Edgar late of Carryduff, County Down, Farmer, who died 14th March 1896, granted at Belfast to Joseph Edgar and Arthur McIlveen both of Carryduff, Farmers. Son Joseph Edgar. Nephew Arthur McIlveen. Son John in America. Son Samuel and one daughter name not given.

 

Letters of Administration of the personal estate of Samuel Oliver Edgar late of Cargygray, County Down, Farmer, a Bachelor deceased who died 11th March 1875, at same place were granted at Belfast to Anna Edgar of Cargygray, Hillsborough Spinster a Sister of said deceased.

 

Letters of Administration of the personal estate of Sarah Edgar late of Legananny, County Down, Spinster, who died 21st December 1886, at same place were granted at Belfast to Jane Edgar of Legananny, Widow the Mother.

 

Letters of Administration of the personal estate of Susanna Edgar late of Aughavilly, County Armagh, who died 7th May 1885 at same place were granted at Armagh to Alexander Edgar of Aughavilly, Gentleman the Husband.

 

The Will of Susannah Edgar formerly of Londonderry and late of Belfast, County Antrim, Widow deceased who died 23rd January 1871, at Belfast aforesaid was proved at Belfast by the oaths of William Finlay Bigger and William Tillie both of Londonderry aforesaid Merchants the Executors. Nee Grimshaw.Husband the late Rev John Edgar. Daughter Anna Bella Edgar wife of William Finlay Biggar. Daughter Elizabeth Sinclair a widow and Susan Edgar, spinster.

 

The Will of Thomas Edgar late of Newtownards, County Down, Colporteur deceased who died 8th April 1877, at same place was proved at Belfast by the oaths of Robert Allen and William McIlwrath both of Newtownards, Presbyterian Ministers the Executors. Sons James Edgar, John Edgar, William Edgar and daughter Anabella Willis nee Edgar. Wife Jane Hunter.

 

Letters of Administration of the personal estate of Thomas Edgar late of Le Ballyclare, County Antrim, Bread Server, who died 21st January 1895, at same place were granted at Belfast to Agnes Edgar of Le Ballyclare the Widow.

 

The Will of Thomas Edgar late of Quoile Bridge, Downpatrick, County Down, Farmer, deceased who died 5th January 1880, at same place was proved at Belfast by the oath of John Parkinson of Downpatrick, Baker one of the Executors. Son Thomas Edgar. Daughter Mary Ann Jennings nee Edgar. Son John Archibald Edgar.

 

The Will of William Edgar late of Beechfield, Mountpottinger, County Down, and of Belfast, Woollen Draper, deceased who died 11th May 1875, at former place was proved at Belfast by the oath of William Harper of Victoria Street, Belfast, Merchant, one of the Executors. Brother Robert McCheyne Edgar of Dublin, Presbyterian Minister. Brother in law, William Harper of Belfast. Wife Ellen Edgar nee Harper

 

Letters of Administration (with the Will annexed) of the personal estate of William Edgar late of Rathmountain, Ballintra, County Donegal, Farmer, who died 16th August 1894, at same place were granted at Londonderry to Robert Edgar of Rathmountain, Farmer the Son. Daughter Fannie.

 

Letters of Administration of the personal estate of William John Edgar late of Legananny, County Down, School Boy who died 14th July 1877, at same place were granted at Belfast to Jane Edgar of Legananny, Widow the Mother.