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Will of John Denne Collard

of Faversham, Kent


Source: PCC Prob. 11/2106, Quire 8, Pg. 123
Transcribed by Norm Dennie
This is the Last Will and Testament of me John Denne Collard of Faversham in the County of Kent Gentleman .....
I give and bequeath the sum of nineteen ..... to ...... in the parish of Wingham in the said County of Kent, spinster.
I also give and bequeath unto each of my ....... the sum of one hundred pounds Sterling.
And I hereby declare that ...... my said widow shall ...... in my .......
I give and bequeath the said sum of one hundred pounds between and amongst each of her children as shall survive me equally to be divided between them as tenants in common and not as joint tenants the ............. being a son or sons to be paid ............ or being a daughter or daughters .......... respectively attaining that age or marriage ....... there shall be assigned ............ sister or sisters ..........

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I also give and bequeath the sum of fifty pounds Sterling to each of the following benevolent institutions equally, the .... and ..... Bible Society and the Kent Canterbury Hospital such legacies to be paid to the Treasurers for the time being of the said benevolent institutions. And I .... that the ..... of the Treasurers of the said benevolent institutions ........ the above legacies are paid, shall be and official ........

I give all the real estate ........... my brother David Collard ............. the real residue and remainder of my goods and chattels and all other my personal estate and ......... whatsoever unto my dear mother Mary Collard for her own proper use and benefit.
I give unto my said mother Mary Collard and my said brother David Collard, their heirs, executors and administrators all the estates that may be vested in me at the time of my decease in kind or by way of mortgage subject to the trusts and securities affecting the same respectively.
And I appoint my said mother Mary Collard and my said brother David Collard Executrix and Executor of this my will in witness whereof I have hereunder set my hand this thirteenth day of March in the year of our Lord on thousand eight hundred and forty nine. ----- D. Collard --------- signed by the testator as his last will and testament in the presence of us present at the same time who at his request in his presence and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as witnesses
Jno? A. Anderson, High Bailiff of the County Courts of Kent at Sittingbourne and Faversham, R. H. Masters, Clerk to the said J. D. Collard.

Proved at London 25th Jan. 1850 before the judge by the oath of David Collard, the brother, one of the executors, to whom Admon was granted having been first sworn by Comon only to administer. Power reserved of making the like grant to Mary Collard, widow, the mother, the other executor when she shall apply for the same.


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