I give and Bequeath to my wife Mary Brenchley the whole of my property wheresoever and whatsoever for her life and at her decease to be equally divided between my surviving children and if either of my children should depart this life before the said Mary Brenchley my wife and should have children lawfully begotten they the said children shall receive their father's or mother's share.
William Brenchley - Signed published and declared by the above named William Brenchley the
testator as and for his last will and testament in the presence of us who in his presence
and at his last request and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as
Henry Hills - Thomas Jackson
The before registered will of William Brenchley deceased was proved the twelfth day of May 1841 before the Reverend John Poore D.D. surrogate to the worshipful Sherrard Beaumont Barnaby Doctor of Laws Official General to the Reverend Archdeacon of Canterbury lawfully constituted by the Oaths of Mary Brenchley widow the relict of the deceased and Thomas Read the executors named in the said will They being first sworn duly to perform the same.
Will of William Brenchley