Subject: Re: Dublin Will abstracts!
Date: Wed, 25 Jan 2017 08:35:58 +0000
From: Dave. H. <hallmarkone(a)gmail.com>
To: carell <carell(a)bigpond.com.au>
Yes, the Moffatts had a Family Crest which is Why that is the
Genealogical Office and the references have GO in front of them!
So, even 4 generations or more later someone can apply to use the Family
Crest if they can prove direct lineage...
Have you ever looked at Family Crests? Some are quartered, which means 4
families are combined on it so that gets one the 4 families that
So you look up the Moffat Family Crest and see how many there are, as
there may be 2 or 3 for different Moffat families, see who uses that one
with the Cat...
Certainly not a doodle!!
Grants and Confirmations of Arms is not about guns!
It's about Family Crests like that doodle!!
So that was early 1700's, who else in meantime has applied to be allowed
use that Crest??
You weren't able to take the next step to the actual abstracts, from the
indexes that were listed in my links, which is correct.
They are not online!!
If they have been digitized they are cheap, otherwise about 20Euro each,
and they might not be for the correct Moffatts!!
For now, all you know is that those extracts exist for people named
Then you have the irishmanuscripts website I just posted about where you
Registry of Deeds Dublin abstracts of wills vol. i 1708–1745, (3 vols
by P. Beryl Eustace
If you look at the Will of VIRGIN MARY for example, on Page 214, there
is a Paragraph, BUT if you look at line 2, there are 2.5 pages filled
in those huge Tombstone ledgers I just posted about at Wills/Deeds!!
Plus you get date of death, date on entry, and at bottom Reference number
If you looked at the photo I posted yesterday... 2.5 pages full in those
just type 214 in box at bottom!!
On 25/01/2017 04:33, carell wrote:
Dave you didn’t tell me about the ske tch/doodle of the Moffat
Was the sketch/doodle done by a bored clerk sitting in the law office?I wonder how the
Cat sitting on the top of the shield, fitted in?