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Will of Thomas Bolton

of Charing, Kent

Transcribed by Elaine Hamm
This is the last will and testament of me Thomas Bolton of Charing in the County of Kent, yeoman. First I hereby revoke and make void all former and other wills by me at any time heretofore made and I declare this only to be and contain my whole and entire last will and testament. And as for and concerning all such temporal estate as it hath pleased God to bestow upon me I give and dispose thereof as followeth, that is to say In the first place I will and direct that all my just debts and funeral expenses be fully paid and satisfied.

And I give and bequeath unto my son William Bolton all my wearing apparel and working tools of every sort and kind to be delivered to him immediately after my decease.
And subject to and charged and chargeable as aforesaid I give and bequeath all and every my goods and furniture stock crop husbandry tackle and implements of husbandry, money and securities for money and all other my personal estate and effects whatsoever unto my dear and loving wife Mary Bolton and my said son William Bolton equally to be divided between them share and share alike.

And I do hereby nominate constitute and appoint my said wife, Mary Bolton and my said son William Bolton executrix and executor of this my last will and testament. In witness whereof I the said Thomas Bollon the testator have to this my last will and testament contained in one sheet of paper set my hand and seal the 13 day of December in the 2? Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Third by the Grace of God, Great Britain, France and Ireland King, Defender of the faith and in the year of our Lord 1788. Thomas Bolton his mark Signed, sealed published and declared by the said Thomas Bolton the testator as and for his last will and testament in the presence of us who at his request and in his presence and in the presence of each other have subscribed our name as witnesses.
George Harrison and William Smart.

The before registered will of Thomas Bolton deceased was proved the sixth day of October 1804.

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Will of Thomas Bolton
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