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Will of John Barham

of Eltham, Kent

Source: Prerogative Court of Canterbury Prob11/1252
Submitted by Ros Dunning
This is the Last Will and Testament of me John Barham of Eltham in the County of Kent Wheelwright

First I desire that all my Just Debts and Funeral Expences be fully Paid and satisfied by Executrix hereinafter named
And from and after the Payment thereof I do hereby give devise and bequeath unto my dear Wife Mary Barham all my Ready Money Book Debts Household Furniture Stock in Trade and also all the Rest and Residue of my Estate and Effects whatsoever and wheresoever for and during the Term of her natural life with liberty to Sell and dispose of any Part thereof for any Improvement of the same for and towards the support and Maintenance of herself and my Daughter Betsey Barham

And after the decease of my said wife Mary I do hereby give devise and bequeath the same and every Part thereof unto my said Daughter Betsey for her own use and benefit

and I do hereby nominate constitute and appoint my said Wife Mary Sole Executrix hereof and revoking all former wills do declare this only to be my last Will and Testament

In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my Hand and Seal this Eighteenth day of August in the Year of our Lord 1794
(Attestation Clause)
J Stephens Funrnivals Inn

8 December 1794
Affidavit of Richard Morgan of Lower Thames Street in the Parish of All Hallows Barking London as to manner and character of handwriting of deceased

Proved at London 11 December 1794

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Will of John Barham
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