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Will of Rachel Alchin

of West Malling, Kent


Source: PRO reference: prob 11/1537, 1812
Transcribed by Steve Green
In the Name of God Amen the twelfth day of October in the nineteenth year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Third by the Grace of God of Great Britain, France and Ireland, King Defender of the Faith and so forth and in the year of our Lord One Thousand Seven Hundred and Seventy Nine. I Rachel Alchin of West Malling in the County of Kent, Spinster being indisposed of health but of sound and disposing mind and memory (praised be God) do make and so ordain this my last will and testament in manner following that is to say first and principally I surrender up my soul into the hands of Almighty God, my Creator hoping to be saved by and through his only shield and satisfaction of Jesus Christ my Saviour and Redeemer and my body I commit to the earth to be decently interred and buried by and at the discretion of my Executrix hereafter named.

Item all and singular my ready money ( ) book debts stock in trade goods chattels and personal estate whatsoever and wheresoever and of what nature kind or quality soever the same be (after and subject to the payment of all my just debts and funeral expenses) I give and bequeath the sum and every part thereof and all my Estate and Interest therein unto my niece Margaret Alchin (Eldest daughter of my brother Henry Alchin of East Malling in the said County Miller) her Executors and Administrators and I constitute and appoint the said Margaret Alchin sole Executrix of this my will and I revoke all former wills by me made. In witness thereof I have thereunto set my hand and seal the day and year above written. Rachel Alchin Signes sealed published and declared by the above named Rachel Alchin the Testatrix as and for her last Will and Testament in the presence of us ( ) in her presence and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names in witness thereof
Stephen Hooper Alchin and J.H. Dyne.

Proved at London 23rd September 1812 before the Judge by the oath of Margaret Alchin Spinster the Niece and Sole Executrixto whom administration was granted having first sworn by Commission duly to Administer.


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