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Will of Elizabeth Clarke

of Staplehurst, Kent


Source: Prerogative Court of Canterbury Prob11/1665
Submitted by Ros Dunning
This is the last Will and Testament of me Elizabeth Clarke of the Parish of Staplehurst in the County of Kent Spinster

first I give and bequeath to my Brother William Clarke of the Charter House in the City of London the sum of one hundred pounds Stock part of the Stock standing in my name in the Consolidated three per Cent Annuities

Also I give and bequeath to my Niece Ann Wells the Wife of John Wells of Dover in the County of Kent Taylor the sum of one hundred pounds Stock part of the Stock above described

Also I give and bequeath to my Niece Elizabeth Clarke Sloy the Wife of ____ Sloy of Dover in the County of Kent Blacksmith the sum of one hundred pounds part of the Stock above mentioned
the above legacies to be transferred to the respective Legatees within one year after my decease by my Executor hereafter named

I give and bequeath to Elizabeth Jones Daughter of the Revd James Jones Minor Canon of Rochester in the County of Kent my gold Watch to be given her by my Executor immediately after my decease

I give and bequeath the remainder of my monies in the Funds the money I may have by me or due to me at my decease my Wearing Apparel my Furniture and every thing I may be possessed of to my Nephew William Groombridge of the Parish of Saint Margaret next Rochester in the County of Kent Shipwright whom I nominate and appoint residuary Legatee and sole Executor of this my last Will and Testament

In Witness whereof I the said Elizabeth Clarke the Testatrix have set my hand and Seal this fifteenth day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixteen _ Elizabeth Clarke
(Attestation Clause)
Mary Trymmer _ Jas Ottaway Staplehurst

I give and bequeath unto my Nephew Edward Groombridge the sum of twenty pounds of lawful money of Great Britain to be paid within twelve months next after my decease
dated the fifteenth day of May one thousand eight hundred and sixteen _ Elizabeth Clarke
Mary Trymmer _ Jas Ottaway Staplehurst

Proved at London with a Codicil 4 April 1822


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