FAMILY, PERSONAL, LOCAL AND OFFICIAL [no ref. or date]
ADAIR FAMILY: GENERAL [no ref. or date]
Bundle marked: Miscellaneous Papers, Family Pedigrees and information thereon HA12/A2/1 25 April 1588-27 December 1880
Bond for the payment of £12: Captain John Harper and his cautioner, Robert Adair, to Alexander Mackgill, Edinburgh, merchant. HA12/A2/1/1 17 July 1690
Declaration of trusts relating to lease of the town parks of Ballymena made by Sir Robert Adair to Robert Child, Dublin. HA12/A2/1/2 14 March 1729
Assignment of Chancery Bill HA12/A2/1/3 17 January 1745
Laying claim to the quarter land of Munineduft, being part of the lands of Lisnasillisbry and Lisbreen, brought by Francis Coughlan, Dublin, against William Magee, Rose, his wife, Alexander O'Hara, Ellinor, his wife, Alice O'Hara, the younger, Alice O'Hara, the elder and Charles O'Hara (as a Protestant discoverer on the several Acts made against the further growth of Popery in Ireland): Francis Coughlan to Sir Robert Adair.
Agreement articles between Sir Robert Adair and Nathaniel Shaw, Dublin, for the lease of houses in Dame St. and Crown Alley. HA12/A2/1/4 15 July 1727
Declaration of trusts relating to lease of grist mills at Ballymena with the right of toll belonging thereto and the house and land enjoyed with the same, made by Sir Robert Adair to Robert Child. HA12/A2/1/5, 6 and 9 6 March 1729
Declaration by David Phillips, Ballymena, revoking claim to tithes of Ballymena, said to have been leased by Sir Robert Adair in trust for Thomas Phillips, deceased, father of the said David Phillips. HA12/A2/1/7 23 October 1734
Bond for the payment of £100: John McDouall, Ballymena, to Sir Robert Adair. HA12/A2/1/8 21 July 1738
Declaration of trusts relating to lease of paper mill in Ballymena made by Sir Robert Adair to Charles Gurnon, Ballymena. HA12/A2/1/10 2 October 1741
Assignment by Charles O'Hara, Kinsaley, to Sir Robert Adair of agreement articles for conveyance of messuages, etc. in the City of Dublin, granted to Sir Robert Adair by Thomas Hallam, Little Clacton, Essex, in accordance with Chancery decree. HA12/A2/1/11 20 March 1727
Declaration of trusts relating to lease of town parks of Ballymena made by Sir Robert Adair to Robert Child, Dublin. HA12/A2/1/12 19 November 1729
Declaration of trusts relating to lease of customs, tolls and other duties payable for cattle, horses and sheep, and also for meal, corn, goods, merchandize, etc. sold at the yearly fairs and weekly markets at Ballymena, made by Sir Robert Adair to Robert Child. HA12/A2/1/13 6 March 1729
Memorandum of agreement between Sir Robert Adair and James McClurgh, Ballee, farmer, for lease of quarter land in Clogher, Ballymena. HA12/A2/1/14 23 January 1737/8
Undertaking by John McDouall not to take action against Sir Robert Adair for payment of sum of £150 due on a bond until the 1st May next following. HA12/A2/1/15 14 June 1737
Undertaking by John McDouall to pay to Sir Robert Adair additional £25 for May rent for the Mill. HA12/A2/1/16 18 May 1738
A/C of money due for rent, tithes, etc. from John McDouall to Sir Robert Adair. HA12/A2/1/17 No date
Agreement between Sir Robert Adair and Henry, Earl of Shelburne, for the conveyance to Lord Shelburne of messuages, lands, tenements, etc. in the King's County and County of West Meath, purchased by Sir Robert Adair from Thomas Hallam, Little Clacton, Essex: Sir Robert to have power to let. HA12/A2/1/18 6 November 1719 or 16 November 1719
Award of arbitration made by Rev. Hugh Maxwell and John Gordon in dispute between Sir Robert Adair and John McDowell and others. HA12/A2/1/19 31 August 1739
Acknowledgement by Charles Davys, Hampstead, of receipt from Sir Robert Adair of sum due to his late father, John Davys, Hampstead, in the City of Dublin, on a bond made by Sir Robert Adair and John Dunlap, Ballymena, clerk. HA12/A2/1/20 7 February 1745/6
Deed to declare uses of fine and recovery of manor of Kinhiltstowne alias Ballymena HA12/A2/1/21 27 February 1682/3
2000 messuages, 1000 cottages, 2 water corn mills, 1 tuck mill, 1000 barns, 1000 gardens, 2000 acres of land, 1500 acres of meadow, 3000 acres of pasture, 500 acres of wood, 500 acres of moss, 500 acres of moor in Ballyloghcary, Loghragery, Ballyclogher, Ballygrigiwarran, Ballydrumnin, Ballyvally, Dunfaine, Ballynagarvey, Ballylissan, Ballymeanoch, Ballyloghan, Ballylymore, Duneveagh, Dungall, Monachan, Clonteconnela, Killflugh, Ballylug, Broghmolt, Cerninicke, Carrowdunway, Antiquintas, Ballynecabragh and the view of frankpledge of Kinhiltstown alias Ballymena: Robert Adair, Benjamin Adair, Loghermore, and Robert Dolway, Dublin.
Agreement by William Ker to surrender to Sir Robert Adair part of the common land near Ballymena leased to him for use as a bleach green, in order that a 'manufacture' may be erected thereon. HA12/A2/1/22 16 Nov 1741
General release made by David Phillips, Ballymena, to Sir Robert Adair in accordance with agreement made between them for the settlement of their differences. HA12/A2/1/23 23 August 1734
Bond to abide by award of arbitration to be made by Richard Bickerstaffe and John Donaldson between William and Archibald Adair and William Huston, Collybackie. HA12/A2/1/24 18 April 1656
A/C of money due to Sir Robert Adair from Charles O'Hara HA12/A2/1/25 1719
List of debts due to Charles O'Hara from various persons with assignment of the same to Sir Robert Adair as compensation for his having been confined in the King's Bench Prison, Southwark for 4 years on account of the said Charles O'Hara. HA12/A2/1/26 10 December 1719
Agreement by John Fitzgerald to convey to Sir Robert Adair his interest in Willmore Fens and East and West Fens in the County of Lincoln. HA12/A2/1/27 26 April 1715
General release: Alexander Boyd, Waterford, to Sir Robert Adair. HA12/A2/1/28 10 July 1723
Bond for the payment of 20/-: John McCrystyne, Slyweic, County of Typearae to Robert Houstonne, Ballymena HA12/A2/1/29 18 October 1659
Bond to abide by award of arbitration to be made by Randell Brice between John Gordon, Ballykeel, and Sir Robert Adair. HA12/A2/1/30 7 Nov 1692
Agreement by Alexander Boyd, Waterford, to pay to Sir Robert Adair 20 years' purchase money for interest recited in agreement articles made between Sir Robert Adair and Alexander Boyd, 9 December 1714, to be computed at yearly rent of 8/- per acre. HA12/A2/1/31 18 December 1714
Declaration by John Reilly concerning assignment of bond for payment of £921.1.1¼. made by Charles O'Hara to Sir Robert Adair and judgement concerning the same made in Court of Common Pleas: assigned by Sir Robert Adair to John Reilly as security for payment of £326.7.10. due to John Reilly by Sir Robert Adair. HA12/A2/1/32 20 February 1741/2
Bond made by Robert McAlexander and Patrick McAlexander, Litter, King's County, to Archibald Adair, Litter HA12/A2/1/33 30 August 1680
Undertaking to execute whatever deeds may be necessary to ensure payment of sums of 600 and 400 Scottish marks, forming part of the marriage portion of Elizabeth Adair, wife of Robert McAlexander, and assigned by them to Alexander Adair.
Inventory of original documents returned to Sir Robert Shafto Adair. HA12/A2/1/34 9 April 1845
Grant of 5 merk lands of Corgie in the parish of Kirkmaidin in the County of Wigtown by Ninian Adair of Kinhilt to his second son, James Adair and his heirs. HA12/A2/1/35 25 April 1588
Instrument of seisin following the grant in HA12/A2/1/35 Box 1 HA12/A2/1/36 25 April 1588
Attested copy of return of service of William Adair, Kinhilt, as nearest lawful heir of Ninian Adair, his father, made before the sheriff of Wigtown, 5 April 1608, duly returned to Chancery and notarially attested 13 April 1792. HA12/A2/1/37 1792
Award of Isabel Edmonstone alias Haddoun concerning controversies between her son, Archibald Edmonstone, Brodiland, and her son-in-law, Robert Adair, Ballymena. HA12/A2/1/38 27 November 1629
Attested copy of precept of Clare Constat granted by Robert Adair of Kinhilt in favour of William Adair, Corgie, son of James Adair, for investing him as heir of his father in the 5 merk lands of Corgie. HA12/A2/1/39 19 June 1634
Grant of yearly rent charge of £30 issuing out of town fields, hamlets, lands, tenements, etc. of the town land of Ballylochen and quarter land of Carninnick: Robert Adair, Ballymena, to William Houstone and Marionne Houstone, alias Adair, and to William, their son. HA12/A2/1/40 29 June 1638
Will of Robert Adair, Kinhilt, made upon his journeying to England to seek relief for his estate in Ireland about to become forfeit. HA12/A2/1/41 1 March 1646
Assignment by Sir Robert Adair, Kinhilt HA12/A2/1/42 February 1655/6
Of 5,700 Scottish marks from sum payable to Sir Robert by William Adair, his eldest son, and Sir William Cunyngham, Cunyngham Head, brother of Jeane Cunyngham under marriage contract made between the said parties, to Alexander Adair, his third son.
Declaration by Capt. James Adair and John Boyd that they have appointed Robert Boyd to buy horses in the parish of Kirkmaiden and thereabouts and recommending him to the Laird of Loggan. HA12/A2/1/43 18 June 1658
Letter from William Adair to his cousin, Andrew Adair of Little Ganoch requesting that payment of money due to him should be made to Archibald Adair. HA12/A2/1/44 3 February 1657/8
Attested copy of Signature of Confirmation under sign manual of Charles II of Contract of Alienation HA12/A2/1/45 Copy attested 13 April 1792
Of the 5 merk lands of Drummore in the parish of Kirkmaiden, rinnes of Galloway and sheriffdom of Wigtown in favour of William Adair, minister at Ayr. 15 January 1662.
Attested copy of Signature of Apprysing, under sign manual of Charles II, of the 5 pound lands of Kinhilt in the parish of Stainiekirk, sheriffdom of Wigtown, in favour of William Adair, minister at Ayr. 16 October 1663. HA12/A2/1/46 Copy attested 13 April 1792
Assignment HA12/A2/1/47 30 Aug 1680
By Robert McAlexander and Elizabeth, his wife, formerly Elizabeth Adair, to Alexander Adair, Litter, Ireland, of sums of 400 marks and 600 marks payable by John Adair and Sir Robert Adair as part of marriage portion of Elizabeth Adair: in consideration of 500 marks advanced by Alexander Adair to Robert and Elizabeth McAlexander and of other services performed by Alexander Adair on their behalf.
Declaration by Patrick Adair, Belfast HA12/A2/1/48 19 April 1688
Concerning sum of 5000 Scottish marks paid by Leues Stewart, Elderstown, Scotland, as part of the marriage portion of Anna Helena, wife of William Adair, now deceased, to Sir Bruce Cochrane, at the request of Anna Helena Adair, for the use of her infant son, Robert Adair, and placed by Sir Bruce Cochrane in the hands of his brother, the Earl of Dundonald.
Acknowledgement by Rachel Forbus, alias Adair, of Ballymena, and her daughter, Isabella Adair, of the receipt of all sums due as legacies from the late Sir Robert Adair or her late husband, Mr. Robert Adair. HA12/A2/1/49 12 February 1691/2
Attested copy of Signature of Confirmation under sign manual of William III of annual rent of £52 from the 5 merk land of Corrauctry in the parish of Kirkmaiden, and sheriffdom of Wigtown, in favour of Alexander Adair of Drummoir, 24 June 1698. HA12/A2/1/50 13 April 1792
Copy attested 13 April 1792.
Undertaking by Sir Robert Adair, Ballymena HA12/A2/1/51 1 July 1698
Not to interfere with life rent payable to Alexander Adair, Drummoir, his uncle, and Margaret Agnew, his wife, from lands and estate formerly belonging to Sir Robert Adair and William Adair, grandfather and father of the first mentioned Sir Robert Adair and acquired by Alexander Adair in order to relieve the debts of Sir Robert and William Adair: since conveyed to Sir Robert Adair, the younger.
Letter from Patrick Adair, Belfast, to Sir Robert Adair, Dublin, requesting him to acknowledge bill drawn upon him. HA12/A2/1/52 22 October 1717
Attested copy of return of service of James Adair, Corgie, Sergeant at Law, as heir of James Adair, his grandfather, the last enfeoffed in Corgie, 13 February 1792. HA12/A2/1/53 9 April 1792
Inventory of papers relative to Kinhilt and Corgie transmitted to James Adair, Sergeant at Law HA12/A2/1/54 30 January 1793
Letter from R.P. Assington, Colehouse, to Sir Robert Shafto Adair, St. James' Square, London, concerning family history of the Adairs. HA12/A2/1/55 25 July 1838
Letter from J. Pulman, Heralds College, to Sir Robert Shafto Adair, expressing sympathy on the death of his father and enclosing extracts from register of St. Bridget's Church, Dublin, of entries relating to the Adair family. HA12/A2/1/56 10 May 1844
Attested copy of Signature of Resignation and Confirmation under sign manual of William III HA12/A2/1/57 Attested 13 April 1792
Of the 5 merk land of Drummore together with the advowson of the parish church of Kirkmaiden, the 5 merk land of Kildonan, the 5 merk land of Creichan, the 5 merk land of Corghie, the 16/8 land of Nultwack, the croft of land called Maidencroft alias Covecroft, in the parish of Kirkmaiden, sheriffdom of Wigtown: also the £5 land of Kinhilt comprising the lands of Kinhilt and Cairnputt, the lands of Carfin, the lands of Spittill, the lands of Crothnearroch and Baine in the parish of Portmongomrie and sheriffdom of Wigtown: also the 5 merk land of Little Ginoch in the parish of Inch, and sheriffdom of Wigtown, in favour of Sir Robert Adair, Ballymena, grandson of Sir Robert Adair, Kinhilt, deceased, and nephew to Alexander Adair, Drummore. 5 July 1698.
Attested copy of Signature of Apprysing, under sign manual of Charles II HA12/A2/1/58 13 April 1792
Of the 5 merk land of Drummore together with the advowson of the parish church of Kirkmaiden, the 5 merk land of Kildonan, the 5 mark land of Crichane, the 5 merk land of Corghie, the 2½ mark land of Cardrynie, the 16/8 land of Multnock, the 16/8 land of Cairnigarroch, the lands of Hailwinnes, the lands of Ain, the lands of Cardraine, the lands of Maidencroft alias Cowcroft, in the parish of Kirkmaiden and sheriffdom of Wigtown; also the £5 land of Kinhilt (see 57), the 5 mark land of Little Gainoch, the markland of Stranrawer and Mukflavia, the mark land of Over and Nether Clenries, the lands of Pintarro, the lands of Mickle and Little Ariolands and lands of Creichane: in favour of Alexander Adair, son of Sir Robert Adair, Kinhilt, deceased. 1 September 1664. Attested 13 April 1792
Unsigned letter without address concerning the early history of the Adair family. HA12/A2/1/59 No date
Rough note concerning history of various members of the Adair family. HA12/A2/1/60 No date
Two copies of memorandum in answer to Sir Robert Adair's queries relating to the Scottish estate in his letter of 24 July 1838. HA12/A2/1/61 & 62 1838
Memorandum concerning coat of arms of Adair of Kinhilt. HA12/A2/1/63 No date
'The Rebellion of the Earl of Desmond' extracted from Fynes Morysons Itinerary, Part II, Book I, Chapter 1, Page 3. HA12/A2/1/64 No date
An account of the family of Adair and its origins. HA12/A2/65 no date
Pedigree of the Adair family. HA12/A2/65/66 No date
Rough pedigree of the Adair family possibly the basis of HA12/A2/1/66 Box 1 HA12/A2/65/67 No date
Table of pedigree of the families of Kinhilt and Corgie. HA12/A2/65/68 [n.d.]
Rough pedigree of the Adair family. HA12/A2/65/69 No date
Rough pedigree of the Adair family. Marked: Pedigree No.1. HA12/A2/65/70 No date
Rough pedigree of the Adair family. Marked: Pedigree No.2. HA12/A2/65/71 No date
Pedigree of the Shaftos of Benwell Tower, Northumberland, now extinct. HA12/A2/65/72 No date
Letter from R.A. Curry, Whittingham College, Highgate Hill (to Lord Waveney) concerning the early history of the Curry family HA12/A2/65/73 27 December 1880
Letter from R.P. Carrington, Colehouse, to Sir Robert Shafto Adair enclosing answers to queries concerning family history of the Adairs and giving family news. HA12/A2/65/74 17 July 1838
Bundle marked: 'Sundry Letters and Old Papers useful for Family History' HA12/A2/2 1652-17 August 1745
Draft proposals made by Sir Robert Adair for supplying the town of Liverpool with fresh water. HA12/A2/2/1 1717
Agreement articles between Sir Robert Adair and Henry Paris, Dublin, bellfounder, for the casting of 8 bells HA12/A2/2/2 5 August 1701
Agreement articles between Sir Robert Adair and Thomas Newman, clock-maker, to make a set of chimes for the new bells referred to in HA12/A2/2/2 Box 1. HA12/A2/2/3 5 August 1701
Receipt from Sir Robert Adair to John Dowell for £4. 5. 5. received at the hands of James Moor in part payment of the last May rent. HA12/A2/2/4 6 November 1737
Copy of agreement by Sir Robert Adair to assign to Philip Peck of London his interest in agreement for supplying town of Liverpool with water from Bootle Springs. HA12/A2/2/5 7 June 1742
Acknowledgement by James Scott, Bristo, Chamberlain of the Lordship of Ettrick Forest of receipt from George Currier, of Lindean, on behalf of Archibald Edmistoune, of Duntraith, of 2 years few duty for the lands of Heartwodburn. Dated at Edinburgh HA12/A2/2/6 24 October 1687
Order of General Sessions of the Peace for the County of Antrim held at Carrickfergus to William Adair and Teige O'Hara, to arrange for levy on the parishioners of Ballymena and Ballyclugg for the repair and rebuilding of the preaching house at Ballymena. HA12/A2/2/7 6 October 1658
Account from E. Tempest, London, to Lady Adair, for drapery. HA12/A2/2/8 Settled 6 August 1715
Letter from Sir Robert Adair, Dublin, to Robert Phillips, post master, Ballymenagh HA12/A2/2/9 3 August 1700
a) collection of rent arrears.
b) some glass and window frames sent by carrier.
c) a forthcoming inspection of Ballymenagh School.
An estimate of the estate of Sir Robert Adair, late Thomas Hollams. (The Irish estate). HA12/A2/2/10 No date
Estimate of Sir Robert Adair's estate in Westmeath and King's County. HA12/A2/2/11 No date
Manuscript note concerning; a) Poems written by Alexander Synclare, one an epitaph on Jane Adair, daughter of Sir Robert Adair, another an elegy on the death of Arthur, Earl of Donegal. b) Suggested biography of Patrick Adair, Irish Presbyterian minister. HA12/A2/2/12 No date
Memorial from Sir Robert Adair to Sir Thomas Franckland and Sir John Evelyn, Postmasters General HA12/A2/2/13 No date
Concerning proposal to run postal service from Dumfries to Port Patrick, via the mill town of Orr, the Gate of Fleet, Newtoune Stewart, Glenlute(?) and thence to Port Patrick.
Account from Robert Montgomery, blacksmith, to Sir Robert Adair. HA12/A2/2/14 Settled 17 August 1745
Assignment by Anne Humphry to Sir Robert Adair HA12/A2/2/15 31 August 1714
Of money arising from sale of Waterpark, Ireland, giving him authority to take whatever measures are necessary to compel William Maynard, Acrriglas, and Peter Carey, Ballymerpatrick, to sell the same, in accordance with the wishes of Henry Pyne, late of Waterpark, deceased.
Copy of exemplification of proceedings in the King's Court (Ireland) concerning recovery of debt: Kyrle Holmes, Covent Garden, Middlesex, against John Asgill, Dublin, otherwise of Lincoln's Inn. HA12/A2/2/16 T. Anne. c1702-1714
Case and opinion of Maurice Eustace, whether or not the heirs of Sir Robert Adair are liable to any kind of forfeiture for his part in the battle of Dunbar. HA12/A2/2/17 28 October 1658
Petition from Sir Robert Adair, Kinhilt, to the Commissioners of Parliament of the Commonwealth of England for the affairs of Ireland, for the restoration of his Irish estate, sequestered for his part in the battle of Dunbar. HA12/A2/2/18 1652
Petition from Archibald and Alexander Adair, sons and executors of Sir Robert Adair, deceased, for the recovery of losses incurred by Sir Robert in raising and maintaining a troop of horse in Ireland to assist General Monck. HA12/A2/2/19 No date
Information for the Laird of Kinhilt concerning 2 bonds for money payable under marriage contract of the Laird's father and mother, the latter now married to Sir Bryce Cochrane. HA12/A2/2/20 1688
Agreement for lease for 9 years of 2 acres 3 roods of land in the manor of Kilhillstown. Hugh Adair to David Baily. HA12/A2/2/21 9 December 1687
Bond for payment of £32: Robert Adair to Thomas Fleming, Dalghorne, Scotland HA12/A2/2/22 27 July 1680
Copy of affidavit of Sir Robert Adair, one of the defendants in cause brought by William Steuart and Charles Steuart in the Exchequer of Ireland, 17 January 1716/17, with letter from Charles Steuart concerning the same cause. HA12/A2/2/23 16 November 1716
Copy of agreement between Sir Robert Adair and Edward Weir, Dublin, for the conveyance to Edward Weir of the lands of Lesheen, for his trouble in arranging the purchase of Thomas Hallam's Irish estate. HA12/A2/2/24 14 March 1714/15
Inquisition held at Antrim to enquire what lands were held by Sir Robert Adair on 24 May 1706, with writ attached: brought at the instance of Thomas Courtney. HA12/A2/2/25 19 Sept 1706
Manuscript notes for sermon. HA12/A2/2/26 No date
Inquisition and writ similar to HA12/A2/2/25 Box 1: brought at instance of John Bradey. HA12/A2/2/27 19 September 1706
Copy of memorial from the commanding officers of the Scots regiments in Ireland and of the Irish regiments in north Britain to Lord Cornwallis and Hon. James Craggs, Postmasters General HA12/A2/2/28 No date
Concerning unsatisfactory state of packet boat service between Donoghady and Portpatrick.
List of names of Commissioners to take further answer of defendants in cause Charles O'Hara and Joseph Knight against Kyrle Holmes, in London. HA12/A2/2/29 5 October 1711
Exceptions taken by Charles O'Hara to the answer of Kyrle Holmes HA12/A2/2/30 23 June 1711
Letter from David Southerland, London, to Sir Robert Adair at Ballymena HA12/A2/2/31 29 Oct 1714
Concerning (a) a business matter, unspecified, (b) Sir Robert Adair's interest in the Post Office, (c) a difference of opinion between the Dukes of Argyll and Malborough and (d) Lord Mayor's Day.
Answer of Kyrle Holmes, one of the defendants to the bill of complaint of Charles O'Hara and Joseph Knight. HA12/A2/32 Sworn 19 April 1711
Final concord HA12/A2/32/33 1632-1633
Moiety of the manor of Fortescue, 2 castles, 300 messuages, 300 cottages, 300 gardens, 2 water corn mills, 3000 acres of land, 500 acres of meadow, 2000 acres of pasture, 1000 acres wood, 300 acres of heath, and 500 acres of moor in Broghnamolte, Carnemnoke, Loghnegary, Longmore, Balleloghan, Ballemenagh, Downefyan, Clogher, Killflugh, Ballycreigbarran, Ballynegarvey, Monaghan, Downgalle, Cabra, Drymfyn, Antynecomitesse and Downeveigh: Robert Adair, quer. and Rory Oge McQuillyn, and Mary, his wife, deforcs. Easter, 8 Charles I.
Translation of the final concord in HA12/A2/2/33 Box 1 HA12/A2/32/34 No Date
Bundle marked: 'Miscellaneous Adair Papers' HA12/A2/3 14 Feb 1630-18 Apr 1873
Schedule of contents, described as 'Papers forwarded. Oct. 19 1865.' HA12/A2/3/1 No date
Letter from A. McN. Dickey, South Hackney, to Lord Waveney concerning his title and coat of arms. HA12/A2/3/2 18 April 1873
Certified copy of release HA12/A2/3/3 26 September 1727
Of the towns and lands of Kiltubrid Island and Rathmore, part of Avabegg alias Annaghbegg, part of Annamore, part of Leaghil, Ballykillcurragh, Curraghruddery, Upper Derry, being part of the town and lands of Derry, Ballyrock, all of which were in the occupation of John Clarke: also part of the lands of Ballyduffe, Colermanstowne, Rathmagillduffe, Teunecross, Garrysallagh, Ballytennin, Clonebenoge, part of the lands of Lough, Gurtevivin, Cappanlevan, all in the occupation of James Dillon or his widow, Penelope Dillon; also the lands called Churchtown in the occupation of John Dillon, also the lands, part of Bolenargs, in the occupation of George Dillon; also Lissheene in the occupation of John Russell and his partners: all in the King's County, Ireland: Sir Robert Adair to John Damer, Tipperary.
Certified copy of charter HA12/A2/3/4 9 March 1664
Of 'appretiationis' granted by Charles II to Alexander Adair, son of Sir Robert Adair of Kinhilt, of 5 marks of land of Drummoir, with the advowson of the parish church of Kirkinadin, of 5 marks of land of Kildonan, 5 marks of land of Creichan, 5 marks of land of Corbie, 2½ marks of land of Kirdynie, 16 shillings and 8 pence of land of Multnock, 16 shillings and 8 pence of land of Carngarrock: also all the lands of Kalliens, Aym, Caydram, Madencroft alias Covecroft, all lying in the parish of Kirkmaden and county of Wigtown: also 5 pounds of lands of Kinhilt, comprising the lands of Kinhilt, Carnput, Corphin, Spittell, Croltincorrock and Bayne, all in the parish of Portmontgomerie and the county of Wigtown: also 5 marks of lands of Little Gainoch, lands of Stranraver and Merkslavie, of Over and Nether Clenries, of Glenturro, Meikle and Little Arrelands and of Creichan: also an annual rent of 300 marks from the lands and barony of Wauchtown, an annual rent of 300 marks from the lands of Alderstown. Given at Edinburgh
Settlement by Robert Adair, Ballymenagh, Esq., on his wife, Martha, upon their marriage. HA12/A2/3/5 5 October 1688
Lease for 99 years HA12/A2/3/6 8 June 1636
Of the lordship of ? Co. Antrim, moiety of the Tough of Glannarhartie, the town lands of Ballymanagh, Ballyloghan, ¾ of the town lands of Broghnemalte, ¼ of the town land of Carnnenicke, half quarter of the town land of Carnodonavy, the town land of Lymore, half quarter of the town land of Tinshen, the town land of Loughnegary, the half town land of Antequintus, the half town land of Cabragh, the half town land of Doneveagh, 3 quarters and a half of the town land of Dromyne, half town land of Dongall, town land of Monaghan, half town land of Ballye, the town and town land of Cragevarrin, Ballygarvy, Downfean, Clogher, the half town land of Kilfluigh, the half quarter or parcel of land of William Moore and John Magee lying between Ballymanagh and Downefean: Robert Adair Esq. and Jane, his wife, to John Edmonstone, William Houston, Alexander Adair and Thomas Adair.
Copy of decree in cause Stephen, Earl of Mount Cashell, plaintiff, against William Adair and James Walkinshaw, defendants. HA12/A2/3/7 3 July 1804
Appointment by Col. George Monck (signature) C. in C. British Forces in the Province of Ulster of Sir Robert Adair as Col. of Sir Patrick Weames' Regiment of Horse. HA12/A2/3/8 22 September 1648
Opinion of Andrew McDouall, Logan, addressed to Thomas Adair, Gainoch, concerning granting of barony of Drumore and Kinhilt and lands of Gainoch in fee. HA12/A2/3/9 19 September 1737
Apprenticeship indenture HA12/A2/3/10 18 December 1654
Robert Adair, son of William Adair of Sigie, Galloway, with the advice and consent of Sir Robert Adair of Kinhilt to James Grahame, merchant burgess of Edinburgh.
Note from - Blayney to Mr. and Mrs. William Adair accompanying family papers HA12/A2/3/11a-h received from the widow of the late Sir Robert Adair HA12/A2/3/11 27 September 1797
Receipt from Rorie Oge McQuillein to Robert Adair Esq. for the sum of £12.15s. being the Hallowtide rent of Laymore Anticountese and his stipend due at Hallowday. HA12/A2/3/11/a 19 October 1633
Receipt from Rorie og McQuilin to Robert Adair, Esq. HA12/A2/3/11/b 17 Oct 1631
For the sum of £12.15s. being rent due at Hallowday from the town of Loymoir and the half town of Antequintus, and money due at Hallowday from Robert Adair, Esq., payable during the natural life of Rorie og McQuilin according to order made at the council table.
General release, William Cammone, Dublin, shoemaker, to Rory oge McQwillein and Richard McFerdauagh McQwillein. HA12/A2/3/11/c 14 Feb 1630
Assignment by Rory og McQuillen to Robert Adair, Esq., of yearly pension of £54.15s. payable by H.M. HA12/A2/3/11/d 20 August 1630
Receipts by Rorie og McQuiline Glanaghardie, to Robert Adair, Esq., High Sheriff of the County of Antrim HA12/A2/3/11/e 21 December 1630
For £10 and 5s., in part payment of rent and stipend due from Robert Adair for his half of Glanaghardie according to agreement made between them at the council table, 21 December 1630. On the same paper: a bond made by Rorie og McQuiline to Robert Adair for the execution of an acquittance for the sum of £10. 5s.
Appointment by Rorie og McQuilin of Robert Adair, Esq. to pay rent of Laymore to his wife, mistress Marie O'Neale and also to take up yearly the rent of the town land of Lothnegarrie. HA12/A2/3/11/f 4 July 1634
Receipt from Rory oge McQuillin of Loghnegary to Robert Adair, Esq. for rent due for the lands of Lymore and Anticountese and for the stipend due at May day. HA12/A2/3/11/g 20 May 1634
Memorandum from Rorie oge McQuillin addressed to Lord ? as to his assignment to Robert Adair of his yearly pension of 4/- granted to him by His late Majesty, King James, he having already received an equivalent sum from Robert Adair. HA12/A2/3/11/h 21 November 1633
"... and with all I am ane old man of greatt years not well able to travaill my self and to apeare ance is not lyke to have many dayes theirefore I hope your lordship will take this into your goodly consideration and not suffer any longer delay of this little poore thing which is the meanes of my liveing."
Copy of protest and of state of case between Sir Robert Adair, in the right of Alexander Adair of Drumore, and the representatives of Robert McDowall of Logan concerning bonds granted by Robert McDowall Logan. HA12/A2/3/12 12 September 1737
Note from 'DG' concerning certain sums of money for which he is responsible. Payments for bottles of rum, etc. HA12/A2/3/13 No date
Account from Thomas Rayner, goldsmith, in or near Leicester Fields, addressed to Sir Robert Adair at the 'Folchen' coffee house, Southwark, of jewels, plate, etc. pledged with him. HA12/A2/3/14 1717-1718
Account from Sara Gunnion to the Hon. Lady Adair for brandy, etc. HA12/A2/3/15 Settled 2 December 1730
Abstract of Sir Robert Adair's charge on James Moor for the produce of his brewery HA12/A2/3/16 22 June 1728 to 21 September 1730
Renunciation by Margaret, widow of John Johnston, late of Lymore, deceased, to Sir Robert Adair, of her right and title to her husband's goods, chattels and effects: the said John Johnston having died indebted to Sir Robert Adair and others. HA12/A2/3/17 29 January 1721
Certificate of John Boyd, Commissioner appointed under Acts 2 & 3 William IV and 4, 5, 7 & 8 George IV HA12/A2/3/18 9 December 1833
For the establishing of Compositions for Tithes in Ireland, for the parish of Kirkonriola, as to the amount of composition payable within that parish and as to the amount of the composition payable to William Adair Esq., as lay impropriator of those parts of the parish known as the townlands of Ballygarvy, Ballymena Town Parks, Belly Bottom, Cabra, Clinty, Clogher and Craigawarren, Derniveagh, Drumfane, Drumfin, Dunclug, Dungall, Killyflugh, Kirkinriola and Monaghan, the remainder being payable to Stephen, Earl of Mountcashel as lay impropriator of the remaining parts of the same parish known as the town lands of Carnlea and Tullyreugh.
Notes for sermon or religious treatise. HA12/A2/3/19 No date
Appointment of Sir Robert Adair, kt. as Sheriff of the Co. of Antrim. HA12/A2/3/20 20 December George I (c1714-1727)
Appointment of William Robert Adair 'Levennent' of the Hon. Major General Honywood's Regiment of Dragoons as burgess and freeman of the town of Dunbar. HA12/A2/3/21 8 June 1728
Appointment of William Robert Adair as free burgess of the town of Ludlow. HA12/A2/3/22 2 January 1719
Appointment of Captain William Robert Adair of the Hon. Bridadeer General Honywood's Regiment of Dragoons as free burgess of the town of Stranraer. HA12/A2/3/23 21 December 1728
Formerly contents of small wooden box marked 'A' HA12/A2/4 26 Apr 1832 - 20 Feb 1905
Letters Patent of Queen Victoria appointing Robert, Baron Waveney, Lord Lieutenant of the County of Antrim. HA12/A2/4/1 8 November 1883
Letters Patent of Queen Victoria appointing Robert, Baron Waveney, Custos Rotulorum of the County of Antrim. HA12/A2/4/2 4 November 1883
Appointment of Robert Alexander Shafto Adair Esq. as Lieutenant Colonel in the Eastern Regiment of Militia for the County of Suffolk. HA12/A2/4/3 30 April 1853
Declaration by Arthur Foley, Bishop of London, of sequestration of profits, etc. of parish church of St. Thomas, Portman Square, London, on resignation of incumbent, and appointment of Robert Shafto Adair and John Sparkes, churchwardens, as special sequestrators and collectors. HA12/A2/4/4 20 February 1905
Seal (wafer) of Vicar General and Official Principal of the Diocese of London.
Appointment of Robert Shafto Adair, the Esq. as High Sheriff of the County of Antrim. HA12/A2/4/5 27 January 1853
Appointment of Robert Shafto Adair, Ballymena, as Deputy Lieutenant for the County of Antrim. HA12/A2/4/6 9 June 1847
Appointment of Hugh Edward Adair, Esq. as Deputy Lieutenant for the County of Suffolk. HA12/A2/4/7 7 June 1855
Objection of Henry Leslie, Esq., Seaport Lodge, County Antrim, one of the candidates for the election of a County Treasurer, to William Verner, Esq., another candidate, on the grounds that he is not duly qualified by law. HA12/A2/4/8 1 December 1858
With covering note.
Admission of Robert Shafto Adair as Freemason in the Scientific Lodge No.131, Cambridge. HA12/A2/4/9 26 April 1832
Appointment of Colonel Robert Alexander Shafto Adair, Flixton Hall and 7 Audley Square, London, as Provincial Grand Master of the order of Freemasons, for the County of Suffolk. HA12/A2/4/10 5 March 1860
Appointment of Robert Alexander Shafto Adair, Esq. as Deputy Lieutenant for the County of Suffolk. HA12/A2/4/11 23 December 1853
Commission of the Peace for the County of Antrim; addressed to Sir Hugh Adair, bart., Ballymena Castle. HA12/A2/4/12 24 July 1886
Under the signature of the Clerk of the Crown and the Hanaper Secretary to the Lord Chancellor of Ireland.
Appointment of Sir Hugh Adair, bart., Ballymena Castle, as Deputy Lieutenant for County of Antrim. HA12/A2/4/13 1 December 1890
Appointment of Robert, Baron Waveney, as Colonel in the Militia Forces (Suffolk Artillery Regiment). HA12/A2/4/14 7 November 1881
Warrant under the sign-manual of Queen Victoria appointing Lt. Colonel Robert Alexander Shafto Adair, Suffolk Artillery Regiment of Militia, her aide de camp. HA12/A2/4/15 3 April 1857
Copy of the Commission of the Peace for the County of Antrim; addressed to Robert Shafto Adair Esq. of Ballymena. HA12/A2/4/16 9 March, (1844)