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Will of Richard FUDGE (1786-1836)
Butcher of Dorchester

Will Dated 29th Apr 1830 : Proved London 19th Aug 1836 - PROB 11/ 1865
©Transcribed by Ros Dunning for Dorchester OPC - 22nd Jan 2016

This is the last Will and Testament of me Richard Fudge of Dorchester in the County of Dorset Butcher made and published this twenty ninth day of April in the Year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty in manner following

First: it is my Will that all my just debts funeral and testamentary charges and expenses be paid by my Executrix hereinafter named and subject thereto

I give: devise and bequeath unto my dear Wife Mary as long as she shall continue my Widow all my messuages or dwelling houses lands tenements and heredits monies in the funds mortgages and other securities for money book debts and all other my Estate & Effects of what nature or kind so ever and wheresoever the same shall be at the time of my decease or which I shall at any time hereafter be entitled to either in reversion remainder or expectancy as well Real as Personal to hold to her her heirs executors admoms and assigns for ever with full power of disposing the same in such manner as she shall think proper provided she shall continue my Widow as aforesaid
    But: in case my said Wife shall at any time after my decease marry any other person then I give devise and bequeath the whole of my Estate both real and Personal of every description unto my two friends George Galpin and ffrancis Mowlam both of Dorchester aforesaid Brewers their executors admoms and assigns

    In trust: for all & every of my Children which shall be living at the time of my decease to be divided between them in equal shares proportions on each attaining the age of twenty one years and in the meantime the shares and proportions of those which shall not have attained that age shall be put out at Interest by my said trustees and received and applied by them towards the support and education of each Child so under age as aforesaid
And: lastly I do hereby nominate constitute and appoint my said Wife sole Executrix of this my Will hereby revoking and making void all former & other Wills by me at any time heretofore made

In Witness: whereof I the said Richard Ffudge have to this my last Will and Testament  contained in one sheet of paper set my hand and seal the day and year first before written

Richard Fudge
(Attestation Clause)

Witnesses's:- John Durdon    Wm Legg     John Clare

PROVED At London 19 August 1836

Genealogical Notes:-

(1).Richard FUDGE of Pease Lane in Dorchester was buried at Holy Trinity Church in Dorchester on 1st March 1836 aged 50 years

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