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Will of David Morgan of Dorchester

©Transcribed by Michael Russell OPC for Fordington from original copy of will DHC (Ref Ad/Dt/W/1744) - March 2012

Buried at St Georges Church Fordington 29th Jan 1743/4

St Georges Church - Fordington prior to its extension - Posted 22nd August 1905
© Picture copyright Michael Russell OPC Fordington.

The Last Will and Testament of Mr John MORGAN
Victualler of Dorchester

dated 29th September 1741 and proved 25th April 1744


©Transcribed by Michael Russell OPC for Fordington - March 2012

This is the last Will and Testament of me David MORGAN of Dorchester in the County of Dorset Victualler made and published this twenty ninth day of September in the year of our Lord Christ one thousand seven hundred and forty one


Item: I give unto Anne MORGAN my daughter the sum of Ten Pounds to be paid unto her by my Executrix within one year next after my decease


All the Rest & Residue: of my Goods Chattles and Personal Estate Whatsoever I give and bequeath unto Anne my wife whom I make and appoint Executrix of this my Will

    And: I do hereby revoke all former Wills by me made

Witness my hand and Seale the day and year first above written


Signed with Seal



Signed Sealed published and declared by

the said David MORGAN the Testator as and

for his last Will and Testament in the presence of us

Samual GOULD




25th April 1744

The within written Will of David MORGAN late of Dorchester deceased was proved on the Oath of Ann MORGAN Widow and Executrix named in the siad Will to whom Administration of All and Singular the Goods Chattles Rights and Credits of the said deceased was granted, She being first sworn on the Holy Evanagelists well and faithfully to Administer the same and exhibit into the archdeacons Court and perfect Inventory of all and Singular the said Goods etc and pass a just account thereon when thereunto by Law required

Before us


Genealogical Notes:-

(1). David MORGAN was buried at St Georges Church Fordington on 29th January 1743/4

(2). I have not so far (2012) been able to locate any other information about him or his relationship to other members of the Morgan Family in Dorchester & Fordington.

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