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Will of Ann Allchin

of East Malling, Kent


Source: Prerogative Court of Canterbury PRO Reference: prob 11/1701, 1825
Transcribed by Steve Green
This is the last Will and Testament of me Ann Allchin of East Malling in the County of Kent Spinster made published and declared the 19th day of February in the year of our Lord 1825. First I do constitute and appoint my two sisters Margaret Allchin and Susanna Allchin joint Executors of this my Will and I do desire to be decently buried by and at the discretion of my said Executors

also I do give and bequeath unto my sister Rachel Luck the sum of one thousand and two hundred pounds of lawful British money to and for her own use
also I give and bequeath unto my nephews William Henry Allchin of East Malling aforesaid surgeon and apothecary and Thomas Allchin of Ditton in the said county of Kent miller the sum of six hundred pounds a piece of like lawful money to and for their own use which said several and respective legacies I desire and direct to be paid within three months next after my decease by my said Executors

also I give and bequeath unto my said sisters Margaret Allchin and Susanna Allchin one thousand and eight hundred pounds of like lawful money upon the trust to and for the use and purposes after mentioned that is to say upon trust that they the said Margaret Allchin and Susanna Allchin and the survivor of them her heirs and administrators shall and do continue the same at interest upon the present or like securities paid for want or in default thereof shall and do put and place out the same at interest upon real or Government securities or parliamentary funds and from time to time to call in and receive the said Trust money and again to lend place out and invest the same upon other like securities as often as there shall be occasion and they my said Trustees shall think fit and as to for and concerning one thousand two hundred pounds part of the said Trust money or sum of one thousand and eight hundred pounds upon Trust that they my said Trustees shall and do pay the dividends interest and produce thereof unto my brother Henry Allchin and his assigns for and during the term of his natural life and from and after his decease then upon trust to pay assign and transfer the said one thousand two hundred pounds Trust money unto the said William Henry Allchin and Thomas Allchin and also their brother George Allchin the three children of the said Henry Allchin in equal parts shares and proportions and as to for and concerning six hundred pounds the .. and remaining part of the said Trust money or sum of one thousand eight hundred pounds upon Trust that they my said Trustees and the survivor of them her Executors or Administrators do and shall pay to or otherwise and suffer my said nephew the said George Allchin to have receive and take the interest dividends and profits thereof when and as the same shall become due and payable for and during the term of his natural life and from and after the decease of the said George Allchin upon Trust to pay assign and transfer the said principal Trust money with all dividends interest and produce due thereon unto all and every the child and children of the said George Allchin lawfully to be begotten equally to be divided between them share and share alike at their respective ages of twenty one years and in case any or either of such children shall happen to die under the age of twenty one years leaving lawful issue then the share or respective shares of him her or them so dying to be paid to his her or their respective children But in case any one or more of such children shall happen to die under the age of twenty one years without leaving lawful issue the share or respective shares of him her or them so dying as last aforesaid as well share and share alike and their respective issue or children taking receiving and accruing as original to be paid to the survivor or survivors of them and the issue of such of them as shall be dead leaving issue as and when their respective shares shall be payable such children (if more than one ..) the part or share which his her or their parent or parents if living would have taken But in case all or every such children shall happen to die under the age of twenty one years without leaving issue of his her or their body or bodies lawfully begotten or if there be no issue of the said George Allchin then upon Trust to pay assign and transfer the said last mentioned Trust money unto the said William Henry Allchin and Thomas Allchin their Executors administrators and assigns in equal parts shares and proportions

Also I give and bequeath all the Rest and Residue of my ready money and securities for Money household goods and implements of household debts goods chattels and personal estate whatsoever and wheresoever not hereinbefore by me otherwise disposed of my just debts the aforesaid legacies funeral and testamentary expenses being first paid and satisfied unto my said sisters Margaret Allchin and Susanna Allchin equally to be divided between them share and share alike provided always and I do hereby declare that my said Trustees and Executors shall be answerable only for such monies as they shall respectively actually receive by virtue of this my Will and with or for no less which shall happen to the said Trust money or any part thereof by reason of any security or securities taken in pursuance of this my Will so as such loss shall happen without their wilful default and neither of them my said Trustees and Executors shall be answerable for the acts deeds receipts or defaults of the other of them but each of them only for her own acts deeds receipts or defaults and it shall and may be lawful to and for my said Trustees and Executors by and out of the monies which shall come to their respective hands by virtue of this my Will to retain to and reimburse themselves respectively all costs and expenses which they or either of them shall incur or be put unto in the execution of the Trusts hereinbefore contained or in relation thereto and I do revoke all former Wills by me at any time heretofore made and do declare this to be my last Will and Testament In witness whereof I the said Ann Allchin the Testatrix have to this my last Will and Testament contained in three sheets of paper set my hand and seal to wit my hand to the first two sheets and my hand and seal to this third and last sheet Dated the day and year first before written Ann Allchin Signed sealed published and declared by the said Ann Allchin the Testatrix as and for her last Will and Testament in the presence of us who in her presence at her request and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as witness thereto
Jas Selby Silas Morton

Proved at London 23rd July 1825 before the Judge by the oaths of Margaret Allchin and Susanna Allchin Spinsters the sisters the Executrixes to whom admin was granted being first sworn by .. duly to administer


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