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Will of Sarah Day

of Egerton, Kent

Source: Consistory Court of Canterbury PRC32/60/549
Submitted by Roy Day
In the Name of God, Amen,
This thirtieth day of June in the year of our Lord God One Thousand Seven Hundred and Thirty,
I, Sarah Day, of the Parish of Egerton in the County of Kent, Widow, being sick and weak in Body, but of perfect Mind and Memory, thanks be therefore given to Almighty God, do make and ordain this my last Will and Testam[en]t in manner and Form following.
I commend my Soul into the Hands of Almighty God, and my Body I commit to the Earth to be decently buried at the Discretion of my Executor hereafter named.
And as touching all suche temporall Estate, I give and bequeath and dispose in manner and Form following.

Imprimis I give and bequeath unto my Daughter Dinah Day the Sum of Fifteen Pounds of lawfull money of Great Britain, to be paid her by her Brother David Day of Egerton aforesaid.

I further give and bequeath unto James Woolley Juner of the Parish of Egerton the Sum of Five Pounds of lawfull money of Great Britain, to be paid to him by my said Son David Day of Egerton aforesaid.

Farther I give unto my said Son David Day all and singular my Goods and Chattells, of what kind soever and wheresoever, as my Debts due to me, my Stock and Crop of Corn and Hay, and all other things whatsoever now belonging or to be belonging to me, whom I do hereby constitute, make and ordain my only and sole Executor of this my last Will and Testament.

And I do hereby utterly make void, disallow, revoke and disanul all and every other former Testaments, Wills and Legacys by me in any Wise before this time made or given, willed or bequeathed, ratifying and confirming this and no other to be my last Will and Testament.

In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my Hand and Seal the Day and Year first above written.
Sarah Day her mark
Signed, Sealed, published, pronounced and declared by the said Sarah Day to be her last Will and Testament in the Presence of us,
Henry Pemble
Joseph Woolley
John Woodman

Exam[ine]d by me, Mart: Upton, Not[ary] Pub[lic]

Probatum fuit antescriptum Testame[nt]um Sar Day nup[er] de Egerton dic[esis] Cant[uariensis] Vid[u] def[un]c[t] Quarto Die Augusti 1730 cor[am] M[agist]ro Jacobo Henstridge Cl[er]ico Surr[ogat]o l[egi]timo Ven[erabi]lis Viri Ricardi Chicheley Legum D[o]c[t]oris Ci[vita]tis et Dic[esis] Cant[uariensis] Co[m]missarii Gen[er]alis rite et l[egi]time deputat[o] Co[m]missaq[ue] fuit Ad[ministrati]o o[mn]ium et singulor[um] Bonor[um] etc d[i]c[t]um def[un]c[t]um et ejus Test[ament]um h[uius]mo[d]i concernen[tium] Davidi Day Filio etc d[i]c[t] def[unct] et Ex[ecuto]ri in d[i]c[t]o Testam[en]to no[m]i[n]at[o] prius ad S[an]c[t]a etc iurat[o]

[The before-written will of Sarah Day, late of Egerton in the diocese of Canterbury, widow, deceased, Was proved etc on the fourth day of August 1730 before Master James Henstridge, Clerk, lawful surrogate of the worshipful Richard Chicheley, Doctor of Laws, Commissary General of the City and Diocese of Canterbury, And administration of all and singular the goods etc concerning the said deceased and his will was committed to David Day, the son etc of the said deceased and the executor named in the said will etc, he having been first sworn on the holy etc.]

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