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Will of Philip Dadd

of Milton next Gravesend, Kent


Source: Prerogative Court of Canterbury 1811
Submitted by Carol Valantine Dugger and Beverley Chapman
I Philip Dadd of Milton next Gravesend in the County of Kent Victualler do make this my last Will & Testament in the manner following
I give & bequeath unto my wife Ann Dadd the sum of two hundred and fifty pounds of lawful Money of Great Britain to be paid to her within twelve months next after my decease with lawful Interest from the time of my death to & for her own absolute use and benefit

I give and bequeath unto Henry? Warren? of Gravesend in the County of Kent Surgeon & James Edmed? (Edmod?) of Milton next Gravesend aforesaid Gent? Exors hereinafter named their Exors Advisors & Assigns the sum of Two hundred & fifty pounds of like lawful British Money to be paid to or retained by them within six Calendar Months next after my decease together with Interest for the same from the time of my decease until the payment thereof at the rate of five? pounds per Centum per Annum upon Trust that they the said Henry Warren and James Edmed? & the survivor of them & the Exors & Admin'ors of such survivors do and shall place out or invest the same in their or his names or name upon Government or Real Securities **(the following line is inserted from a margin note) at Interest with power from time to time to alter and Transpose such Securities* and I direct that the said sum of two hundred and ffifty pounds & the Stocks, funds and Securities in which the same shall be from time to time placed out and or invested shall be In Trust for my son Philip Dadd his Exors and Adminors and Assigns

Provided always & I do hereby declare & direct that in case my said Son Philip Dadd shall depart this life under the age of twenty one years without leaving lawful Issue him surviving then & in that case the said sum of two hundred fifty Pounds & the Stocks funds or Securities in which the same shall be placed out or invested shall be In Trust for my Daughter Eleanor Dadd & my Son William Dadd in equal shares & for their respective Exors Adminors & Assigns

& I direct that my said Trustees or Trustee for the time being of this my Will shall from & after my decease pay & apply the Interest Dividends or annual proceeds of the said sum of two hundred & fifty pounds as hereinbefore directed to be placed out or invested or appropriated as aforesaid for & towards the maintenance education & benefit of my said Son Philip Dadd in such manner as they shall think expedient * (*here the word “unto” is crossed out) until my said Son shall attain the age of twenty one years or shall die which shall first happen

also I give and bequeath unto the said Henry Warren & James Edmed? their Exors Adminors & Assigns the sum of three hundred fifty Pounds of like lawful British money to be paid or retained by them within six Calendar Months next after my decease together with Interest for the same from the time of my decease until the payment thereof at the rate of five pounds per Centum per Annum upon Trust that they the said Henry Warren & James Edmed? and the survivor of them & the Exors and Adminors of such survivor do & shall place out or invest the same sum of three hundred and fifty pounds in their or his names or name upon Government or Real Securities at Interest with power from time to time to alter and transpose such last mentioned Securities & I direct that the said sum of three hundred & fifty Pounds & the Stocks funds or Securities upon which the same shall from time to time be placed out or invested shall be In Trust for my said Daughter Eleanor Dadd her Exors Adminors & Assigns

Provided always & I do hereby declare & direct that in case my said Daughter Eleanor Dadd shall depart this life under the age of twenty one years without leaving lawful issue? her surviving then & in that case the said sum of three hundred & fifty Pounds & the Stocks funds or Securities in which the same shall be placed out or invested shall be In Trust for my said Sons Philip Dadd & William Dadd in equal shares for their respective Exors Adminors & Assigns

& I direct that my said Trustees or the Trustee for the time being of this my Will shall from & after my decease pay and apply the Interest Dividends or Annual produce of the said sum of three hundred & fifty Pounds so hereinbefore directed to be placed out invested or appropriated as aforesaid for or towards the maintenance education & benefit of my said Daughter Eleanor Dadd & in such manner as they shall think expedient until my said Daughter shall attain the age of twenty one years or shall die which shall first happen

I give & bequeath unto the said Henry Warren & James Edmed? their Exors & Adminors Assigns the sum of two hundred & fifty Pounds of like lawful British Money to be paid to or retained by them within six Calendar Months after my decease together with Interest for the same last mentioned sum from the time of my decease until the payment thereof at the rate of five Pounds per Centum per Annum upon Trust that they the said Henry Warren & James Edmed? & the survivor of them & the Exors & Adminors of such survivor do and shall place out or invest the said last mentioned sum of two hundred & fifty Pounds in their or his names or name upon Government or Real Securities at Interest with power from time to time to alter & transpose such last mentioned Securities and I direct that the said last mentioned sum of two hundred & fifty Pounds & the Stocks funds or Securities upon which the same shall from time to time be placed out or invested shall be In Trust for my Son William Dadd his Exors & Adminors

Provided always and I do hereby declare & direct that in case my said Son William Dadd shall depart this life under the age of twenty one years without leaving lawful issue? him surviving then & in that case the said last mentioned sum of two hundred & fifty Pounds & the Stocks funds or Securities in which the same shall be placed out or invested shall be in Trust for my said Son & Daughter Philip Dadd & Eleanor Dadd in equal shares & for their respective Exors Adminors & Assigns and I hereby direct that my said Trustees or Trustee for the time being of this my Will shall from after my decease pay & apply the said last mentioned sum of two hundred fifty pounds so hereinbefore directed to be placed out or invested or appropriated as aforsd for or towards the maintenance education & benefit of my said Son William Dadd and in such manner as they shall think expedient until my same Son shall attain the age of twenty one years or shall die which shall first happen

I give & bequeath all such Interest & Dividends as shall or may happen to [-----] owing to me at the time of my decease upon or [in respect?] of my Monies in the public funds or otherwise unto my wife Ann Dadd to be applied by her to & for her own benefit & that of my hereinbefore mentioned three Children in such manner as she may think proper
Also I give and bequeath the Bed Bedstead & furniture and the [-------] in the Room or Chamber of my daughter Eleanor Dadd unto her my said daughter & for her own use and benefit

I give & bequeath all my Leasehold Messuages Tenements & hereditaments? [---------] situate in the said Parish of Milton next Gravesend or [-------- ----] & all such Estates & in Trust as [I shall] have therein at my [decease?] & all the residue of my Personal Estate & Effects of what nature [-----------] & [-------------] to the said Henry Warren & James Edmed? their Exors Adminors & Assigns upon the Trusts hereinafter declared concerning the same (that is to say)

upon Trust to permit & suffer? my said Wife to use? & enjoy my Household furniture Plate Linen & China & implements therein for the term of her natural life if she shall so [-----?] continue my widow & unmarried {Written in the margin opposite text: “& also to occupy the Messsuage and property wherein I now reside to the [Thos Stark?] “ --unsure where line this inserts } & Town Estate & Interest in the said Leasehold premises shall so long continue [----] my said Wife out of the profits out of the said Trade which I hereby direct may be carried on by her maintaining educating & bringing up my Children until I shall not have a Child living under the age of twenty one years
& I direct that in order to ascertain the amount or value of my Stock in Trade furniture & Implements an Inventory & evaluation shall be taken thereof as soon as possible after my decease

& as to the residue of my personal Estate In Trust in the first place to roll [------- ----- C ------] in such parts thereof as shall consist of Money and to sell dispose of C [---------] into Money all other parts of my said Personal Estate excepting such furniture Plate [-----] C China and except my Leasehold Estates & each of the said Stock & Implements now in my said Trade of a Victualler but in case my said Wife shall not at the time of my decease be desirous to carry on the said Trade or [------ --- ---] the I direct that my said Trustees & the Trustee for the time being of this my Will shall & do Let my said Leasehold Messuage & [P-----] wherein I now Reside to the best advantage & dispose of the said Stock in Trade & Implements & the said Household furniture, Plate Linen & China to the person or persons willing to take the same

But if my said Son Phillip shall be then living & shall have attained his age of twenty one years then I hereby direct that he shall have the first offer of taking the same & I declare and direct that the said Henry Warren & James Edmed their Exors, Adminors and Assigns shall be possessed of & interested in the Monies to arise from the clear rents and profits of my Leasehold Estates and from the residue of my Personal Estate hereinbefore directed to be received & [word here apparently crossed out?)----] in and also of the Money arising from the Letting the Messuage & Premises wherein I reside from the disposing of the Stock and Implements therein of my said Leasehold furniture(in case the same shall be set and disposed of as aforsd.) upon Trust & thereout to pay my funeral expences & the expences of proving this my Will & all my just debts & also the said [Pecuniary?] Legacies & to place out the [overplus? surplus?] of the said Trust Monies in or upon Government or Real Securities at Interest & from time to time to alter & transpose such Securities until the Money placed out thereon shall become payable by virtue of the Trusts and directions of this Will & I direct that the said Henry Warren & James Edmed their Exors Adminors & Assigns shall be possessed of & interested in the Money hereinbefore directed to be placed out or invested in the Stocks funds and or Securities in which the same shall or may be so placed out and of the other part of the residue of my Personal Estate upon the following Trusts (that is to say)

In Trust to pay to my said Wife and her Assigns during her life if she shall so long continue my Widow the clear Rents [-------] & Profits Interest Widow’s & annual produce thereof as the same shall [- -----] in & be to the Widow [-------] my said Wife maintaining & educating all & every such of my said Children as being a Son or Sons shall for the time being be under the age of twenty one years or being a daughter or Daughters shall for the time being be under the age of twenty one years & shall not have been Married

But from & after the decease or Marriage of my said wife which shall first happen my Will is that my said Exors shall & so stand possessed of the said Messuage & Premises wherein I now reside In Trust to Let the same until such time as I shall not have a child living under the age of twenty one years & dispose of the Stock & Implements therein in case the same shall not have been before Let & disposed of in the event of my said Wife declining to marry on the said [Messuages?] & direct that my said Son Philip Dadd shall have the first offer of taking the same if he shall be then living & shall have attained his age of twenty one years & my Will is that my said Exors shall & do stand possessed of the Money arising from this Letting & disposing of the same as aforsd & also of all other parts of this residue of my Personal Estate upon Trust for all & every my? Child or Children living at my decease equally to be divided between and? or [------] [---] them share & share & share alike & to paid transferred & assigned to them respectively in manner following (that is to say)

the share of her my said Daughter shall be paid assigned or transferred at her age of twenty one years or day of Marriage the part or share parts or share of such of them as shall be a Son or Sons shall be paid assigned or transferred at his or their age or respective ages of twenty one years Provided always & I declare & direct that notwithstanding the Trusts aforsd a division shall not be made amongst my said Children of the said Residuary Trust Monies and premises until I shall not have a Child under the age of twenty one years & that in the mean time after the decease or second Marriage of my said Wife until I shall not have a child living under the age of twenty one years the Trustees or Trustee for the time being of this my Will shall apply the Rents Interest Dividends and annual produce of the said Residuary Trust Premises for the maintenance of all & every or such and or more of my Children in such manner as such Trustees of Trustee shall think proper without being accountable? in any Court of Law? or Equity or other [-----] to my said Children or any of them for this application thereof

Provided nevertheless? & I do hereby declare & direct that from & after the decease or Marriage of my said Wife & from & immediately after the time when I shall not have a Child living under the age of twenty one years the said Messuage Premises wherein I now? reside & all other the Leasehold premises which I hold of [Budgron?] of Dartford shall be In Trust for my said son Philip Dadd his Exors Adminors & assigns provided also & I hereby declare that from after the decease or Marriage of my said Wife that my Silver Pint Pot shall be & become? the absolute property of my Daughter Eleanor & I Constitute and appoint my said Wife Ann Dadd Guardian of my Children living at my decease until they shall respectively attain the age of twenty one years if she shall so long continue my wd from & after her decease or second Marriage which shall first happen I appoint the said Henry Warren & James Edmed Exors and the survivors of them Guardians & Guardian of my said Children so aforsd & I appoint the said Henry Warren & James Edmed Exors this my Will

& I declare & direct that if the said Henry Warren & James Edmed or either of them shall die or refuse or decline part in the Trusts of this my Will a new Trustee or Trustees may be appointed by the Trustors or Trustee so declining to act or the Exors or Adminors of such of them as shall so die & the said Trust Estates Monies & Premises shall in that case be as aforesaid as to be vested in such new & such surviving? or continuing Trustees or in such new Trustee wholly upon the same Trusts & with the same [-------] as and hereinbefore mentioned and declared & as from time to time as often as that case shall happen & I declare that my said Exors & Trustees & the Trustees or Trustee for the time being of this my Will shall not be Answerable and for another & by no means for Involuntary loses? & that they shall be allowed & may retain? to & reimburse the [-------- all their costs? Margins damages & expences to be [word crossed out here] occasioned by the due [---------] of the Trusts hereby them reposed?

& I hereby revoke all my former Wills In Witness whereof I the said Philip Dadd the Testator to the first four sheets of this my Will set my hand & and to this fifth & last sheet my hand and seal the seventh day of October in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred & eleven. The X mark & seal of Philip Dadd
Signed sealed published & declared by the said Philip Dadd the Testator as & for his last Will & Testament in the presence of us who in his presence at his request & in the presence of each other have hereto subscribed our names as Witnesses The words with lawful Interest from the time of my death between the fourth & fifth lines & the words and fifty between the seventh & eighth lines and the words Eleanor at the end of the first sheet & the words from the clear rent & Profits of my Leasehold Estates between the thirty fourth & thirty fifth lines of the third sheet and the words also of all other parts between the twenty fifth & twenty sixth lines of the word unto between the last line & last line but [---] of the fourth sheet having been first Interlined? & the words from the Rents [------?] & Profits Dividends & Interest in the said fourth sheet having been first erased? & also the word Residuary between the thirty fourth & thirty fifth lines & the word Residuary in the last line in the fourth sheet having first been Interlined?
Bosth Bullock /-/ George Evans

PROVED at London 13th December 1811 before the whpful (sic) John Danberry? Dr of Laws & [----] by the Oaths of Henry Warren & James Edmed the Exors to whom Admon? was granted been first sworn duly to Administer


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