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Will of Judith Barlow

of Greenwich, Kent


Source: Prerogative Court of Canterbury Prob11/1765
Submitted by Ros Dunning
In the Name of God Amen I Judith Barlow of the Parish of Greenwich in the County of Kent Spinster being weak in body but of sound and perfect memory do constitute and appoint this my last Will and Testament in manner as followeth
I first resign my Soul to God who gave it my body to the earth from whence it came to be buried in a christian and decent like manner

I also give and bequeath to my Sister Maryann Harris Wife of Jabez Harris Cabinet Maker of South Street in the Parish of Greenwich in the County of Kent all my Goods and Chattels
And I also give and bequeath to my aforesaid Sister Maryann Harris full and perfect claim to all or any sum of money or stock that I may have in my name in any of the Public funds of Great Britain or elsewhere at the time of my death for her to have the full benefit accruing therefrom during the full period of her life

and if she should die before her Husband Jabez Harris he shall have the same benefit as his aforesaid Wife Maryann Harris
and at his death I do constitute and appoint my Nephew William Harris Son of the aforesaid Jabez and Maryann Harris to have the principal at his disposal

and if he should die before he has a claim according to my aforesaid appointment then I do bequeath it to my surviving Nephews Sons of the aforesaid Jabez and Maryann Harris to be equally divided amongst them

Also I do constitute and appoint Jabez Harris of the Parish of Greenwich in the County of Kent Cabinet Maker Executor in trust who I trust will see the due execution of this my last Will and Testament whereto I have set my hand and seal this twenty fifth day of July in the Year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty eight _ Judith Barlow
Being signed in our presence _
Jemima Layland _ Joseph Layland

Proved at London 4 January 1830


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