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Will of John Cramp

of Margate, Kent


Source: Prerogative Court of Canterbury PROB 11/2128
Submitted by Jerry Copeland
This is the last Will and Testament of me John Cramp of Garlinge Margate in the County of Kent Farmer

I give devise and bequeath unto my housekeeper Emma Nutting the sum of one hundred pounds

and as to all the Rest Residue and Remainder of my Estate and effects be the same of whatsoever nature kind or description I give and bequeath the same unto my two sons George Cramp and Thomas Cramp as tenants in common and not as joint tenants

I appoint my housekeeper and my friend Filmer Phipps Executrix and Executor of my will

I declare this to be and contain my last will and testament and revoke all wills by me at any time heretofore made. As Witness my hand this twenty third day of November one thousand eight hundred and forty six -- John Cramp
Signed and declared by the said John Cramp as and for his last will and testament in the presence of us who in his presence at his request and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as witnesses the words “I give and bequeath the same” being first interlined
Jas Goren Solcr. Wm Holmes his Clerk

This is a Codicil to my last will and testament written on the other side of this sheet of paper I revoke the appointment of Filmer Phipps as one of my executors and in his place nominate and appoint my friend Henry Wright Palmer residing at the Cross Keys Inn Gracechurch Street London Gentleman as my Executor as if he had been named in my said will
I will and declare that my Grandson John Cramp shall be entitled and I give and bequeath unto him and equal share of the Residue of my Estate and Effects equally with my two sons George Cramp and Thomas Cramp as if my said Grandson had been named in my said will
I confirm my will in every other respect
As witness my hand this twenty fifth day of June one thousand eight hundred and forty seven - John Cramp
Signed published and declared by the said John Cramp as and for a codicil to his last will and testament in the presence of us who in his presence at his request and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as witnesses
Jas Goren - Jas Nichols Clerk to Mr Goren

This is a Codicil to the last will and testament of me John Cramp of Garlinge near Margate Kent and which will is in the posession of Mr Goren who is the writer of this Codicil but the same will is in London and therefore this Codicil cannot be written on the will
I revoke the appointment of Mr Palmer as one of my Executors and so named Executor by a Codicil to my said will in the possession of Mr Goren
In all other respects I confirm my will and I declare this to be a Codicil to my said will As witness my hand this fourth day of July one thousand eight hundred and forty nine - John Cramp
Signed by the said John Cramp in the presence of us who in this presence at his request and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as witnesses at the same time the said John Cramp declared this to be a Codicil to his will.
Jas Goren ---M.M.E.Tahourdin Clerk to James Goren.

I Revoke the legacy of one hundred pounds given to Mrs Nutting by my will and in lieu thereof give her fifty pounds.
July 1849 - John Cramp
witness to the signature of John Cramp in his presence at his request and in the presence of each other.
Jas Goren - M.M.E. Tahourdin, Clerk to Mr. Goren

In the Perogerative Court of Canterbury In the Goods of John Cramp deceased
Appeared Personally James Goren of No. 29 in South Molton Street Hanover Square in the County of Middlesex Solicitor and made oath that he is the writer of and one of the subscribed witnesses to the first and third Codicils of the last will and testament of John Cramp late of Garlinge near Margate in the County of Kent farmer deceased the said Codicils being now hereto annexed and bearing date respectively the twenty fifth day of June one thousand eight hundred and forty seven and the fourth day of July one thousand eight hundred and forty nine
And having now inspected the said first Codicil and observed the decease name “John Cramp” to be written and struck through with a pen and the same name written again underneath at the end of the said Codicil he further made oath on the said twenty fifth day of June one thousand eight hundred and forty seven the day of the date of the said Codicil the said deceased when executing the same wrote the first signature now appearing struck through but expressing himself dissatisfied therewith as being written badly he struck the same out with his pen and signed his name again underneath as now appears in the presence of him the deponent and James Nichols his fellow subscribed witness both present at the same time and he the deponent and the said James Nichols then attested and subscribed the said Codicil in the presence of the said Testator and of each other as witnesses of the execution thereof

And he lastly made oath that on the fourth day of July one thousand eight hundred and forty nine the day of the date of the said third Codicil the said deceased only executed the same by signing his name at the foot on and thereof in the presence of him the deponent and of Martin Maddison Edward Tahourdin his fellow subscribed witness both present at the same time and he the deponent and the said Martin Maddison Edward Tahourdin then attested and subscribed the said Codicil in the presence of the said Testator and of each other as witnesses of the one execution thereof
Jas Goren --- On the 28th day of February 1851 the said James Goren was duly sworn to the truth of this affidavit before me W.C. Curteis Surr. Pt Thos B. Puckle, Not. Pub.

Proved at London with three Codicils the 1st March 1851 before the Judge by the oath of Emma Nutting Spinster the sole Executrix to whom Admon was granted having been first sworn by Common duly to adm'r.


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