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Will of William Brenchley

of Doddington, Kent


Source: Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury Vol. 110 folio 551 1841
Transcribed by the late Peter Brenchley
Contact Betty Brenchley Lawson (no attachments)
This is the last will and testament of me William Brenchley of Doddington in the county of Kent Farmer made the ninth day of March One thousand eight hundred and forty one. First I order and direct all my just debts and funeral expenses to be paid and I make constitute and appoint my wife Mary Brenchley and Thomas Read of Mersham Farmer Executors of this my last will and testament

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 witnesses
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.


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