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Will of Henry Allchin

of East Malling, Kent


Source: PCC 1814 (Prob 11/1551)
Transcribed by Steve Green
This is the last Will and Testament of me Henry Allchin of East Malling in the County of Kent Gentleman made and published the fifteenth day of April in the Year of our Lord 1800 Firstly I desire to be decently buried by and at the discretion of my Executors hereinafter named

Also I give and devise all that messuage ….tenement and premises thereunto belonging with the appurts situate lying and being at West Malling in the said County of Kent now in the occupation of (blank) Clifford (blank). So also unto my daughter Margaret Allchin her assigns for and during the term of her natural life and after her decease I give and devise the same unto the child or children as well the daughters and the sons of the body of my said daughter Margaret Allchin lawfully begotten or to be begotten to be equally to be divided between them ………as tenants in common and not as joint tenants and to their several and respective heirs and assigns for ever and in case any such children shall to die under the age of twenty one years without having any issue of their bodies lawfully begotten that then the part or share of him her or them so dying without issue shall go unto the survivors or survivor of them and to their respective heirs or assigns for ever as tenants in common and in default of all such issue that then I bequeath and devise the said premises unto my son Henry Allchin his heirs and assigns for ever

Also I give and bequeath unto my said daughter Margaret Allchin the sum of one thousand pounds to be paid unto her within six months next after my decease
Also I give and bequeath unto my daughter Ann Allchin the sum of one thousand and five hundred pounds to be paid unto her within six months next after my decease

Also I give and bequeath all that messuage or tenement and the Mill and lands thereunto belonging with the appurts situate at Meopham in the County of Kent now in the occupation of Richard Allchin unto the said ………. Richard Allchin for the term of his natural life the paying unto my said son Henry Allchin and his heirs the sum of five pounds yearly and every year as and for the rent of the same and from and after the decease of the said Richard Allchin that then I do give and devise the said premises unto my said son Henry Allchin his heirs and assigns for ever

Also I give and devise all those two messuages or tenements and the land and premises thereunto belonging with the appurts situate at Mereworth in the said County of Kent and now or late in the several occupation of John Large and the widow Large and all those several pieces or parcels of woodland with the appurts situate at East Malling aforesaid and now in my own occupation and which I purchased of Philip ………. (Isodmer?) unto my said son Henry Allchin his heirs and assigns for ever

Also I give and devise all that messuage or tenement and the lands and premises thereunto belonging with the appurts situate at East Malling aforesaid and now in the occupation of William Robertson unto my daughter Rachael the wife of William Luck of Wrotham in the said County of Kent Miller and her assigns for and during the term of her natural life and from and after her decease I give and devise the same unto all and every the child or children as well daughters as sons of the body of my said daughter Rachael lawfully begotten or to be begotten equally to be divided between them share and share alike as tenants in common and not as joint tenants and to their several and respective heirs and assigns for ever and in case any of such children shall die under the age of twenty one years without any issue of their bodies lawfully begotten that then the parts or share of him her or them so dying shall go unto the survivors or survivor of them and to their respective heirs and assigns for ever as tenants in common and in default of all such issue …… then I do give and devise the said last mentioned premises unto my children Henry Allchin Margaret Allchin Ann Allchin and Susannah Allchin and their heirs and assigns for ever equally to be divided between them share and share alike as tenants in common and not as joint tenants

Also I give and bequeath unto my said daughters Margaret Allchin Ann Allchin and Susannah Allchin the sum of one thousand pounds upon trust and ……… and to the interest and principal that they the said Margaret Allchin Ann Allchin and Susannah Allchin and the survivors or survivor of them the Executors or Administrators shall continue the same at interest upon the …….. or like securities and for …….. in default thereof shall do put and place out the same at interest upon to call in and receive the same and again to lend place out and invest the same upon other like securities as often as there shall be ………. and they my said Trustees shall think fit and upon this further trust that they my said Trustees shall and do pay the dividends interest and products of the said trust money unto my said daughter Rachael and her assigns and during the term of her natural life and from and after her decease upon trust to pay the said sum of one thousand pounds with all dividends interest and proceeds thereof unto and …….. all and every the child and children of my said daughter Rachael lawfully begotten and to be begotten equally to be divided between them share and share alike at their respective age of twenty one years and if any of such children shall happen to die without issue before their shares become payable that then the part or share of his her or them so dying shall go unto the survivors or survivor of them in equal shares and proportions and to be paid to them at such times as their own original share or shares shall become payable and in case there shall be no such child or children of my said daughter Rachael living at the time of her decease or being such all of them shall die before they attain the age of twenty one years without issue then upon trust that they my said Trustees shall and do pay distribute and divide the said trust money unto and amongst the said Margaret Allchin Ann Allchin and Susannah Allchin and my said son Henry Allchin their respective Executors and Administrators in equal shares and proportions

Also I give and devise all that messuage or tenement and the lands and premises thereunto belonging with the appurts situate lying and being at Upper Malling in the said County of Kent and now in the occupation of George …..ersham(?) unto my said daughter Susannah Allchin her heirs and assigns for ever Also I give and bequeath unto my said daughter Susannah Allchin the sum of one thousand one hundred pounds to be paid unto her within six months next after my decease

Also I give and devise all that messuage or tenement wherein I now dwell with the garden and premises thereunto belonging situate at East Malling aforesaid and also all that piece or parcel of meadowland at East Malling aforesaid in my own occupation containing by estimation three acres and also all those four cottages or tenements situate at Mill Street in the parish of East Malling aforesaid in the occupation of Thomas Gower (?), Thomas Bowram (?), John Cork and William Dadson Also a piece or parcel of woodland situate at East Malling aforesaid containing by estimation three acres adjoining to the lands of Thomas Andrews Esquire unto my said daughters Margaret Ann and Susannah and their assigns for and during their respective lives or the life of the longest lived of them if they my said daughters or the longest lived of them shall so long continue sole and unmarried (they having the said messuages and buildings in good and sufficient repair) and at and when any of my said daughters shall die or be married that then the part or share of her or them so dying or being married shall go unto the survivors or survivor of them my such daughters and from and after the decease or marriage of all my said daughters then I do give and devise the said several messuages or tenements cottages land woodland and premises unto my said son Henry Allchin his heirs and assigns for ever but on this express condition that my said son do ………. bear and pay one fourth part of all such costs damages and expenses as shall or may be ordered or ordered against me by the Court of Chancery in a case or defaulting against me as one of the Executors of Nicholas …dell (?) deceased

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 not hereinbefore disposed of (my debts the said several legacies and funeral expenses being first paid and satisfied) unto my said daughters Margaret Ann and Susannah equally to be divided between them share and share alike

I do appoint my said daughters Margaret Ann and Susannah joint Executors of this my Will and I do revoke all former wills by me any time heretofore made and do declare this to be my last Will and Testament in witness thereof I the said Henry Allchin the Testator have to this my last Will and Testament contained in four sheets of paper set my hand and seal to wit my hand to the three first sheets and my hand and seal to the fourth and last sheet dated the day and year first above written Henry Allchin Signed sealed published and declared by the above named Henry Allchin the Testator as and for his Last Will and Testament in the presence of us and in his presence at his request and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as witnesses
Thos Selby …..….Young W Thornhill

Proved at London 17th February 1814 before the Judge by the oaths of Margaret Allchin Ann Allchin and Susannah Allchin Spinsters the daughters and Executors to whom admin was granted having been first sworn to duly administer


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