James Lynam 1829 – 1902
The will of James Lynam born 18/10/1829 died 1/2/1902
This is the last Will and Testament of me James Lynam of Eckington in the County of Derby, Labourer.
I devise and bequeath all my real and personal estate unto my to my son George Lynam of Treeton near Rotherham in the County of York, Colliery Deputy, Upon trust to sell or and convert the same into money and to divide the same into five equal parts after paying my debts, funeral and Testamentary expenses and to pay out of such fifth parts to each of my children who shall be living at my death.
And upon trust to hold the remainder of the fifth part for the benefit of the child or children of any deceased child of mine who shall have died in my lifetime and if more than one in equal share.
I appoint the said George Lynam sole executor of this my will.
In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand this Second day of June One Thousand Eight Hundred and Ninety Seven
Signed. James Lynam
Signed by the said Testator James Lynam in the presence of us present at the same time where at his request in his sight and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses
Signed: Wm Gichard. Solicitor, Rotherham
Thomas Bell. Eckington, Gentleman
On the 11th day April 1902 Probate of this will was granted at Derby to George Lynam the executor
Derbyshire Times Obituary
James Lynam age 72 15/2/1902 at Halfway Eckington
Derbyshire Times in Memorium 7/2/1903
In loving memory of Ann Lynam dearly beloved wife of James Lynam who died June 18th 1897 also, James Lynam dearly beloved husband of Ann Lynam died February 1st 1902 both of Halfway. Gone but not forgotten