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Will of George Collins

of Westerham, Kent


Source: Prerogative Court of Canterbury Prob11/1966
Submitted by Ros Dunning
I George Collins Carpenter of the Parish of Westerham in the County of Kent being weak in body but of sound mind and perfect memory for which I desire to be thankfull to him...... Giver of this and every other mercy I now being persuaded of the uncertainty of this life and all that appertains thereunto and being desirous of disposing of my worldly concerns while I am in a state to perform it aright I do therefore on this the twentieth day of January in the year of one thousand eight hundred and forty two make and publish this my last Will and Testament in manner following that is to say

I leave all my Goods Chatells and Effects to be sold and the money to be equally divided between
my Son Edward Collins of Joyes Hill in the Parish of Brasted in the County of Kent
and my daughter Harriott Kenley Wife of Robert Kenley of Clapham in the County of Surey
and my Daughter Lucy Drew Wife of James Drew of the Parish of Westerham in the County of Kent

and I also give and bequeath all moneys in the public funds to my Son the said Edward Collins and my Daughter the said Harriet Kenley and my Daughter the said Lucy Drew to be equally divided and subject unto the payment of all my just debts and funerall expences and the charges of proving this my last Will

And I do ordain and appoint John Coleman Carpenter of the Parish of Westerham in the County of Kent sole Executor of this my last Will

In Witness whereof I the said George Collins have to this my last Will and Testament set my hand and seal the day and year above written George Collinses mark
(Attestation Clause)
William Hatcher _ William .....

(Affidavit of due Execution sworn)
Proved at London 9 August 1842


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