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Will of Henry Boghurst

of Ditton, Kent


Source: Prerogative Court of Canterbury Prob11/234
Submitted by Ros Dunning
In the Name of God Amen August the Twenty Fourth One thousand six hundred & fifty two
I Henry Boghurst of Ditton in the County of Kent yeoman Doe make and ordaine this my last Will and Testament in manner and forme following
First I Commend and Committ my Soule into the hands of God that made me & Jesus Christ which Redeemed me and my body to the Earth to be interred at the discretion of my Executrix hereafter to be named

Also I give and bequeath unto my sonne William Boghurst Two hundred and twenty poundes of good and lawfull money of England

Also I give and bequeath to my Daughter Anne Boghurst One hundred and twenty poundes of like lawfull money of England

Also I give and bequeath unto my God Daughter Dunne the Daughter of my Sister Mary Dunne Twenty shillings of like lawfull money to be paid within six months next after my decease

All the residue of my goods Chattells and Cattle my debts and funeral expences being paide and discharged I give and bequeath unto my beloved Wife Elizabeth Boghurst to the propper use of Elizabeth and her assignes for ever

And I doe hereby Constitute and appoint my said beloved Wife my sole Executrix of this my last Will and Testament

in Witnesses whereof I have hereunto sett my hand and seale the Day and yeare first above written : The marke of Henry Boghurst Signed published and declared in the presence of
William Brewer Gravell Beale

Proved 13 June 1654


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