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WILL OF ANDREW DOLLAR
Extract from Principal Registry of Her Majesty's Court of Probate of the Will of Andrew Dollar Entered 30th September 1872 Kingston Jamaica.
Extract from the Principal Registry of Her majesty's Court of Probate. The following is a copy of a Script Will brought into this Registry for safe custody but of which no probate had been granted.
" At Sea in latitude 33_ longitude 78:33. being about to leave the Ship Rosalind- Captain Sergeant to join the Schooner Prophet in order to avail myself of medical aid at Charlestown- and not having made a Will in Jamaica And considering it absolutely necessary- I do now set about it- And declare this to be the last Will and Testament of me Andrew Dollar late merchant of the Parish of St Ann's in the Island of Jamaica being of sound mind memory and understanding I direct that all my just debts Funeral and Testamentary expenses be paid.
Item I give and bequeath to my reputed Daughter Catherine E Dollar of the City of Kingston in the aforesaid Island of Jamaica the sum of Seven(?) hundred Pounds currency and should my Slaves Jannett(?) Moore and her two children be not sold a Title for them I direct to be given to the said Catherine E Dollar.
Item I give devise and bequeath to my four reputed Children named Jessy Dollar Margaret Dollar Andrew Dollar and James Dollar all of the Parish of St Ann's in the aforesaid Island of Jamaica the sum of one thousand Pounds currency each and for the payment of which I subject all my real and personal Estate.
Item I give and bequeath unto my Sister Jannette's children Wife of Robert Fleming Esq of Glasgow To each of them the said children of my said sister Jannette the sum of Five hundred Pounds Sterling each. The money is to be paid by my Executors into the hands of James Auchie and Andrew McGeorge Esqrs of the City of Glasgow to be laid out by them in the best manner for the said children of my said sister Jannette Wife of said Robert Fleming Esq of Glasgow. Nevertheless as soon as William Fleming shall attain his majority or Margaret shall be marriageable they or each of them shall be entitled to their proportion and the other children in like manner as they shall severally attain their age And as to the remainder and residue of my Real and Personal Estate I give devise and bequeath unto my wife Sarah and her daughter Elizabeth Sarah share and share alike as tenants in common and not as joint tenants I appoint Robert Parry and John Wilson Davis Esquires as Trustees to view and invest in the best possible manner the monies bequeathed to my reputed children the said Jessy Andrew Margaret and James Dollar and on all occasions to act as their Guardian and Friends.
And lastly I do nominate and appoint Michael Garvey and Robert B Parry Esquire as my Executors and my beloved Wife Sarah Dollar as executrix under this my Will and Testament. And now I do declare this to be my last Will and Testament revoking all others made heretofore by me. In witness whereof I have set my hand and seal to the first second and this third and last sheet on board the Ship Rosalind on the ninth day of May in the year our lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty three.
Andrew/L S/ Dollar
Signed sealed and delivered in the presence of the following Gentleman for the above mentioned purposes
James Taylor: Henry Sergeant: John Faurose
Exam I.M.S.- C.J.
I certify that this copy has been examined with the original Will deposited in this Registry and that it is a true copy thereof
A J Bayford, Registrar
This extract contains 4 legal sheets of 160 words
Declared to at Kingston this 26th day of Sept 1872 before me G Henderson
WILL OF EDWARD EVANS
PROVED 3rd February 1808
George III by the grace of God of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland King and of Jamaica Lord Defender of the Faith etc. to our trusty and well beloved William Cruickshank and Edward Bullock esquires know ye that we have constituted authorized and appointed and by these presents do constitute authorize and appoint ye or either of ye to administer an oath until William Stevenson Jackson or any other that are witnesses and can make oath of the signing sealing publishing and declaring of the last will and testament of Edward Evans deceased and those of you or either of you are to make a due return under your or either of your hands and seals until our Lieutenant Governor and commander in chief of our said island or to the Governor in chief of the same for the time being with the power annexed so that such proceedings may be ordered therein as may be according to law.
Witness His Honor Lt. General Sir Eyre Coote K.P. and K.C. Lt. Governor and commander in chief of our said island at St. Jago de la Vega the third day of July in the year 1807 in the 47th year of our reign.
Passed the secretary's office
R. Robertson Secretary
In obedience to the within dedimus potestatem to me directed have administered an oath unto William Stevenson Jackson within and am commanded given under my hand and seal this third day of February 1808.
I Edward Evans of the parish of St. James and island of Jamaica Carpenter being of sound understanding though weak and in an infirm state of health and sensible of the necessity of making some settlement of my worldly affairs do publish and declare this my last will and testament in manner and form following
Imprimis it is my will and desire that my three Negroes namely Jamaica Prince and Tom may be sold and that the money arising from such sale together with all the rest of my estate both real and personal may be subject and charged with the payment of my just debts and funeral expenses
Item I give devise and bequeath to my beloved wife Ann Carr Evans a sum of 300 pounds current money of Jamaica together with all and singular my household and other furniture of every kind whatsoever
Item all the rest residue and remainder of my property both real and personal I give devise and bequeath to my five beloved children Dorothy Ann Evans, Edward Evans, Elizabeth Alice Evans, Lydia Mary Evans, and Emelia Caroline Evans to be equally divided between them share and share alike
and lastly nominate constitute and appoint my friends William Parr Bernard and William Leslie esquires and my above mentioned son Edward Evans executors and my beloved wife Ann Carr Evans executrix to this my last will and testament
Sealed with my seal and dated the fourth day of June 1805
Edward Evans his mark
Signed sealed published and declared by the testator as and for his last will and testament in presence of us who at his request in his presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses
William S. Jackson
Jamaica S. S.
In obedience to the dedimus potestatem I have administered an oath unto William Stevenson Jackson who being duly sworn on the Holy Evangelists deposeth and saith that he was present and did see Edward Evans the testator of the annexed instrument of writing named being at that time of sound and disposing mind memory and understanding sign seal publish and declare the same as and for his last will and testament and at the same William Jamieson and Charles Crooks were also present and together with him subscribed their names as witnesses to the same in the presence of the said testator and further that he knows nothing of any will since made by the testator that can tend to the disadvantage of the will hereunto annexed
Given under my hand and seal this third day of February 1808
Recorded in L.O.S. Wills 78/206[For the genealogy of this Evans family, see Daniel Evans]
WILL OF ALFRED CHARLES GRANT, 1912
This is the Last Will and Testament of me, Alfred Charles Grant of the town of Montego Bay in the parish of Saint James, Solicitor made this fifth day of July One thousand nine hundred and twelve.
I nominate and appoint The Administrator General for the time being of Jamaica the Executor and Trustee of this my Will and guardian of my infant children. I direct that all my just debts, funeral and Testamentary expenses be paid and subject thereto I bequeath unto my son Reginald and my daughter Edith to be divided between them as they may decide between-themselves and in the event of their not being able to do so, as the Executor may decide regard being had, to take all my silver plated ware and pictures at Albion.
I bequeath unto my said daughter all the household furniture, china, ???crockery and kitchen utensils at Albion.
I bequeath unto my son Reginald whatever jewellery I may have, my guns, horses, buggy, harness and books including my Law Library. I bequeath unto the following persons the sums following: that is to say, unto my wife the sum of One Hundred and Fifty Pounds. Unto my Aunt Margaret Grant, the sum of Twenty-five pounds. Unto Helen Grant of Lucea the sum of Fifteen pounds. Unto my cousin Mrs Edith Ann Parkin the sum of One Hundred Pounds and direct that all the legacies hereinbefore mentioned be paid free of legacy duty. I bequeath unto the Trustee of this my Will all the rest of my personal Estate upon trust to sell, realize and convert into money such part thereof as shall not consist of money and shall stand possessed of the same together with such part as shall consists of money upon the trustees hereinafter mentioned and I declare that the household furniture goods and effects to be found in and upon my house and premises in Union Street, Montego Bay forms as part of such personal Estate as they do not belong to me. I devise my premises No. 27 Union Street in the town of Montego Bay the Title to which was registered in my name in Vol. 22 folio 28 of the Register Book kept under the provisions of the Registration of Title Law unto the Trustees of this my Will upon the following trusts, that is to say to persist and suffer the said Edith Ann Parkin should she be occupying the said premises at the time of my death to continue to occupy the same for One year after my death free of rent and subject thereto to the use of my said daughter Edith until she attains the age of twenty three years when the Trust shall determine and she shall be entitled to hold the same in fee simple free from any trust. I devise and appoint all the rest of my real Estate unto the Trustee of this my Will upon trust for my said children Reginald and Edith equally to be divided between and among them share and share alike as tenants in common in fee simple until the younger of them attains the age of twenty three years when the Trust shall cease and they shall both be entitled to hold the properties as tenants in common in fee simple free from any trust with limitation nor between them in the nature of loss remainders in the event of either of them dying before the Thirtieth day of January One thousand nine hundred and twenty.....without leaving lawful issue - And in the event of both children dying before such last mentioned date and without leaving lawful issue then I devise all my real Estate unto and to the use of the said Edith Ann Parkin and her daughter Eliza [or Eleanor?] Parkin equally to be divided between them share and share alike as tenants in common in fee simple and should there be one of the two then alive then to such only one in fee simple I devise, appoint and direct that the Trustee for the time being of this my will shall have all the powers conferred on Trustees by section 44 of Law 40 of 1889 and I hereby devise, bequeath and direct that such Trustee shall stand possessed of the parcels of the proceeds of the conversion of so much of my personal estate as shall not consist of money together with so much thereof as shall consist of money as also the rents and profits of my real estate upon trust to invest the same in safe securities with power from time to time to vary such investments and shall hold such Trust . . . and the investments for the time being representing the same with the accumulated interest thereon (if any) on separate amounts for the use and benefit of my said children and to pay to my said son the amount standing to his credit on his attaining the age of twenty-five years and to my daughter the amount standing to her credit on her attaining the age of twenty three years with limitation: over between them in the nature of gross remainders in the event of either of them dying under the age of twenty one years without leaving lawful issue that is to say the amount standing to the credit of the one so dying without leaving lawful issue must be transferred to the account of the survivor and in the event of either of the said children dying under the age of twenty one years leaving lawful issue the share standing is the credit of the child so dying shall be paid over to his or her personal representative for distribution among the persons entitled under the Statue of Distribution is the personal estate of such deceased child and in the event of both of the said children dying under the age of twenty one years without leaving lawful issue then I bequeath the amount standing in the credit of the trust accounts or account as the case may be to my cousin Edith Ann Parkin and her daughter Elena Parkin equally to be divided between and among them share and share alike and if but one then wholly and solely to such only one.
I devise appoint and declare that the Trustee of this my Will shall have all the powers conferred on Trustees by sec 45 of Law 40 of 1889 up to and until my said son shall have attained the age of twenty five years and in case of his death before attaining that age until my daughter attains the age of twenty three years. I direct that the Trustee for the time being of this my will may at any time raise any part or parts of the share Independent or otherwise of either or both of the said children and apply the same for his or her maintenance support, preferment or advancement or benefit in such manner as the said Trustee shall think fit. I declare that the Trustee for the time being of my said will may postpone the sale and conversion of the personal estate hereinbefore bequeathed thereon or any portion thereof for so long as he shall think fit but shall hold the same as part of and upon the trusts therein contained and I empower the Trustee for the time being of this my will at his sole discretion . . . of any of my children to sell, exchange, mortgage leave or otherwise dispose of any real estate vested in him on my part thereof and to invest the moneys to arise therefrom in the purchase of other free hold properties or property or in Government or Real Securities upon the trustee of the property or Real Estate sold, exchanged mortgaged or otherwise disposed of. I hereby make all former or other Wills by me made and declare this to be my last Will and Testament In Witness whereof thus hereunto signed my hand this fifth day of July One thousand nine hundred and twelve.
Signed by the said Alfred Charles Grant as for his Last Will and Testament in the presence of us being present at the same time who in his presence and at his request and in the presence of said . . .
WILL OF HECTOR JOSEPHS
This is the last Will and Testament of me Hector Archibald Josephs of "Navahermosa" in the parish of St. Andrew.
1. I revoke all testamentary depositions heretofore made by me.
2. I appoint my wife Clotilde Josephs sole executrix and trustee of this my Will.
3. I give and bequeath to my sister Rosabelle E. Josephs the sum of £200. free of duty.
4. All the rest and residue of my property real and personal I give and devise and bequeath to my said wife absolutely.
(Signed) Hector Josephs
Dated: 13th. August, 1936
(Witness) P.E. Moss
WILL OF ROBERT LINDO
This is the last Will of me Robert Lindo of Kintore in the parish of St. Andrew in the Island of Jamaica. After all my just debts and testamentary expenses have been paid I will and bequeath to my daughter Pearl Levy the wife of Dr. Charles Levy, the sum of £3,300 free of all legacy and death dues. The residue of my estate and effects I will and bequeath to my two sons Oswald and Leonard Lindo share alike in equal parts. The only change on this residue of my estate and effects that I make is that they will allow Zoe Marshall, the widow of Ernest Marshall, the sum of £3. per month for the term of her natural life and I hereby appoint my sole executor to this my last Will my brother Rupert Henry Lindo and I revoke all former Wills and Codicils.
(Signed) ROBERT LINDO
(Witnessed) GERALD E. MCNAIR; Clerk Wray and Nephew,
Dated: 4th. February 1935
WILL OF FESTUS McKAY
This is the last Will of me Festus Agnew McKay of Victoria Avenue, Kingston. I give my business known as F.A. McKay and Bro. To my wife Avis McKay, my sons Keith Agnew McKay and Roland Agnew McKay, subject to a payment thereout of £4 per month to my mother Georgiana McKay during her life time while such business is carried on and if disposed of a cash payment of £100 in lieu of the continuance of £4 per month. I give my property, 9 Victoria Avenue, Kingston to my wife Avis McKay and my daughter Hazel A. Bogle and my sons Keith A. McKay and Roland A. McKay as tenants in common. I give my motor cycle to Roland A. McKay and my watch chain and links to Keith A. Mckay, all the rest residue and remainder of my estate I give to my wife Avis as personal estate absolutely and as to real estate in fee simple.
I appoint my friend Wilfred A. Logan and Edgar J. Evans executors of this my Will.
Dated: 18th. May, 1933
(Signed) F.A. McKay
WILL OF CHARLES F. PENGELLEY
This is the last Will and testament of me Charles Francis Pengelley of Penarth, Mandeville in the parish of Manchester, Gentleman.
1. I revoke all former Wills.
2. I appoint my wife Anna Ethel Pengelley of Penarth aforesaid and my son Harold Eric Pengelley of Clifton Hill St. Thomas to be the executors and trustees of this my Will.
3. I give and bequeath to my wife the sum of £500 and also the furniture, linen, crockery, silver, cutlery, pictures, books, household effects and utensils in or about my residence at Penarth aforesaid together with my motor car and all other personal estate at Penarth aforesaid at the date of my death. I also give and devise to my wife in fee simple my property in Manchester known as Penarth with the house and cottage thereon.
4. I give devise to my trustees my unsold investments in the foreign bonds and shares made by me through the Royal Securities Corporation of Canada upon trust to pay over the dividends therefrom to my wife during her life and after her death to divide the same equally between such of my lawful children as shall be living at the date of the death of my wife absolutely.
5. I give and bequeath to my son Charles Edward Pengelley, Medical Practitioner the sum of £500 free of duty.
6. I give and bequeath to my son Walter Gordon Pengelley of Toronto, Canada, Engineer, the sum of £500 free of duty.
7. I give and bequeath to my son Harold Eric Pengelley of Clifton Hill the sum of £200 free of duty and I request my said son to accept this legacy in lieu of all commissions to which he may be entitled as an executor and trustee of this my Will.
8. I give and bequeath to my daughter Greta Kathleen Stone, the wife of Harvey Basington Stone of Kingsley Constant Spring, St. Andrew, the sum of £1,500 free of duty.
9. I give and bequeath to my daughter Florence Elfreda Ashfield (also known as Cherry) the wife of Richard Ashfield of Putney, London, England, the sum of £1,000 free of duty.
Subject to the payment of all debts funeral and testamentary expenses I give devise and bequeath all the rest residue and remainder of my property real and personal to my wife Anna Ethel Pengelley absolutely.
(Signed) C.F. Pengelley
Dated: 16th. June, 1936
(Witness) Eueril Samuels
Will of William Samuells, 1793, [PRO London, PROB 11/1237]
I William Samuells of the parish of Hanover in the Island of Jamaica but now residing in the City of Bristol Esquire...
Give and Devise unto Frances Ann a Free Negro woman of the parish of Hanover the Messuage and Tenement wherein she now dwells called Content with the Outhouses Buildings and appurtenances belonging together also with Twenty Acres of Land adjoining...bounded on the South by Lands belonging to Dugald Malcolm Esquire...on the North by Lands belonging to Moses and Aaron Dyas and on the other sides by Lands belonging to me to hold during the rest of her natural life...
After her decease I give and devise the same Messuage Tenement and Twenty acres with their respective Rights unto the use of her son Rhodes Samuells, his heirs and assigns forever
I also give unto Frances Ann one annuity of £20 current money of Jamaica during her natural life...and I hereby charge the same upon the Estate and Lands called Cousins Cove...
I hereby give power to the said Frances Ann to distrain form time to time upon my estate called Cousins Cove for the said annuity in case of non payment
I give and devise unto Benjamin Samuells Richard Samuells Samuel Samuells and William Samuells Free Mulattos of the parish of Hanover eighty acres of Land being part of all that parcel commonly known by the name of Bounty Hall now in lease as to forty acres thereof to my sister Frances Petgrave bounded on the Westward by the Lands of Moses and Aaron Dyas called Red Hill on the East by McC____ pen on the South by Gilchrist Estate and on the North by the land before devised to Frances Ann to hold for the use of them their heirs and assigns forever as Tenants in Common that is to say twenty acres to each of them
I hereby direct my trustees and executors to purchase such new Negro Slaves for the said Legatees out of my estate and effects
I give and bequeath unto John Mowatt of Saint James's Jamaica and William Miles1 of the City Bristol Esquire all my plantation Lands in and Estate called Williamsfield in Hanover together with all the Negroes, Stock, Messuages Buildings and appurtenances...upon Trust that they my Trustees shall dispose of Williamsfield together or in parcells by public sale or private treaty for the best price to and for the several Trusts and purposes hereinafter declared... with all convenient speed out of the monies arising...pay the following Legacies...
To my Nephew William Samuells son of my late Brother Richard Samuells £500 current money...
To Benjamin Samuells £300 like money
To my Nieces Mary Samuells and Sarah Samuells daughters of my deceased Brother Charles Samuells £600 like money to be equally divided between them as and when they shall attain the age of twenty one years...
To my Nephew James Davis Samuells £500 when [he] shall attain the age of twenty one and in the mean time place the said sum at Interest...
And I direct that the remainder of the monies to arise as aforesaid shall sink into the residue of my personal estate hereinafter bequeathed...
My Plantation Estate and Lands called Cousins Cove with the Negroes Stock and all the Rights thereto, subject to the annuity of £20 given to Ann Frances, and also all the remainder of my Plantations and Estates in Jamaica or elsewhere...I give and bequeath to William Edward Samuells (son of my late Brother Edward Samuells) his heirs and assigns forever...2
None of the said Legacies hereby given which are directed to be paid out of the monies arising from the sale of Williamsfield shall be paid until all my just Debts are fully satisfied and discharged except the £300 given to Benjamin Samuells which shall be paid at all events within two years after my decease
[Proviso: the £300 to Benjamin Samuells to be charged to Cousins Cove if the sale of Williamsfield is not completed with the stated time]
I do hereby appoint John Mowatt and William Miles to be joint executors of this my will
Signed, William Samuells 26th September 1791
Witnesses: Robert Oliver of Stokes Croft, Bristol, Surgeon; Arthur Palmer Junior of Bristol, Attorney at Law; Thomas Booth Junior his Clerk
[Between the writing and the proving of the will, Robert Stokes had left for the West Indies. Arthur Palmer and Thomas Booth appeared on 20th September 1793 and William Miles on the 23rd when Administration was granted to William Miles and John Mowatt in Jamaica.]
1 William Samuells had mortgaged Cousins Cove and Williamsfield to William Miles for £4,000 in 1784 Bristol Records Office, Miles Family papers 12151/52
2 In 1812, this plantation was sold by the executors of William E. Samuells and joined with the adjacent Crooks Cove plantation
WILL OF THOMAS WINDER
Extracted from the Registry of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury
Jamaica, George the Third by the Grace of God of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland King and of Jamaica, Lord Defender of the faith and to our trusty and well beloved Thomas Raffington and John Reid Gallimore Esquires. Know ye that we have constituted, authorised, appointed and by these present do constitute, authorise and appoint ye or either of ye to administer an oath unto ____ or any other that are witnesses and can make oath of the signing, sealing, publishing and declaring of the last will and Testament of Thomas Winder late of the parish of St Ann Esquire deceased, and therefore now either of you are to make a due return under your or either of your hands and seals unto our Captain General and Governor in Chief of our said Island or to the Governor in Chief of the same for the time being with this power annexed so that such proceedings may be ordered therein as may be accorded to law and witness His Grace William Duke of Manchester, Captain General and Governor in chief of our said Island at St Iago de la Vega the 22d day March AD 1816, and in the 56th year of our reign. Manchester, passed the secretarys office Geo Clayton Secretary, Jamaica Is. The execution of the within Dedimus Potestatem appears by the will and probate thereof here unto annexed given under my hand and seal this 27 March 1816 AD. Thomas Raffington (SS)
Jamaica Ss. I Thomas Winder of the Parish of Saint Anns in the county of Middlesex and Island aforesaid, declare this to be my last will and testament. First I direct my executors to pay all my just debts and expenses with all convenient speed after my decease. That I give and devise and bequeath unto Eleanor Rose a brown woman who now lives with me for and during the term of her life my negro boy named Sampson and my negro girl named Sophia together with all my land and buildings therein near St Anns Bay commonly called by me The Hill. I also give and bequeath unto the said Eleanor Rose to her and her heirs for ever all and everything contained in my said house and buildings on the Hill except my books and papers of all sorts and 500 pounds current money of Jamaica. I give devise and bequeath unto my executors hereafter named all the rest residue and remainder of my estate, real, personal of whatever kind it may be to be by them sold with all convenient speed for the most money they can obtain and the proceeds to be remitted to my executors in England, to be the them appropriated as follows: I give devise and bequeath unto Ann Winder now in England, daughter of the above named Eleanor Rose Seven thousand pounds Stirling money to be paid her out of the first monies that can be remitted to England after paying all my just debts then, also 250 guineas to be paid her yearly and every year until the above 7000 pounds all paid her. I give devise and bequeath unto Thomas Winder Higgin 2000 pounds, unto Isaac Higgin 1000 pounds Stirling money, the sons of my friend John Higgin of London. I also give devise and bequeath unto my brother George Winder 500 pounds my brothers Richard Winder and John Winder and my sisters Agnes Winder and Elizabeth Winder 300 pounds each stirling money to them and their heirs for ever. All the rest residue and remainder I give and bequeath as follows that is to say unto the above named Ann Winder one third part thereof, unto Thomas Winder Higgin above named one fourth part thereof, and the remainder unto my brothers and sisters above named to them and their heirs for ever share and share alike and in case the above named Ann Winder and Thomas Winder Higgin or either of them shall die before me and without lawful issue, then and in this case the sums and residues hereby bequeathed to them shall be and remain a part of my estate and such part or parts I give and bequeath unto my brothers and sisters above named and unto the sons and daughters of the above mentioned John Higgin London Merchant, to be equally divided among them share and share alike, and lastly I do nominate, constitute and appoint my friend John Higgin of London in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and his son Isaac Higgin together with Alexander Kidston, James Newby and George Fletcher Coward of St Anns in the island aforesaid executors to this my last will and testament, hereby revoking all former wills by me made and so ___ this to be my last In witness whereof I have to this first side written my name and underneath signed my name and affixed my seal this thirtieth day of June One Thousand eight hundred and fifteen.
Thos Winder (SS)
Signed sealed and published and declared by the Testator as for his last Will and Testament who in the presence of us who in his presence and in the presence of each other and at his request have subscribed our names as witnesses unto the day above set forth.
I Lemon. John Chippendale. John Swithenbank
Jamaica Ss. In obedience to the Dedimus potestatem hereunto accused I have administered an Oath unto John Swithenbank who being duly sworn on the holy Evangalist ___ and saith that he was present and did see Thomas Winder the Testator in the annexed Instrument of Writing named being at that time of sound disposing mind memory and understanding Sign Seal publish and declare the same as and for his last will and testaments and at the same time Isiah Lemon and John Chippendale were also present and together with him substituted their names as Witnesses to the same in the presence of the said Testator and further that he known nothing of any Will since made by the said Testator and that __ tend to the disadvantage of the Will hereunto annexed. Given under my hand and Seal this 27 Day of March Annoque Domini 1816.
Thos Raffington (SS)
Proved London June 27 1816 before the worshipful Richard Henry Creswell Dr of Laws and Surrogate by the oath of John Higgin Esquire out of the exors to whom Admon was granted being sworn duly to administer power reserved to Isaac Higgin. Alexander Kidston, James Newby and George Fletcher Coward the other Exors.
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