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Will of Richard Deane

of Wrotham, Kent


Source: Administration 24 May 1842
Transcribed by John Crowson
This is the last Will and Testament of me Richard Deane of Crouch in the Parish of Wrotham in the County of Kent farmer In the first place I order and Direct that all my just debts funeral and testamentary expences be paid with all convenient speed after my decease by my Executors hereinafter named and I hereby appoint my brother Thomas Deane of Ightham in the said County Grocer and a James Taylor the elder of Ightham aforesaid Gentleman Executors and Trustees of this my last Will and Testament

and I give and bequeath unto the said Thomas Deane and James Taylor the elder their executives administrators and assignes all and every my household furniture goods chattles monies stock leases farming estate and effects of what nature or kind soever (subject to the payment of my just debts funeral and testamentary expenses ) upon trust (with all convenient speed after my decease) to convert the same estate effects and premises into money in any way they may in their discretion think best and I do direct that my said Executors shall stand possessed of the said effects estate and premises and the money to arise from the sale thereof upon trust as to one equal seventh part thereof for the absolute benifit of my wife Martha Deane her executors administrators and assignes and as to the remaining six seventh parts thereof On trust to pay and apply the same for and towards the benifit maintainance and advantage of all and every my children the same to be applied by my Executors for the purposes aforesaid in such way as they my said Executives may in their discretion think best without incurring any risk for using such discretion and I hereby give and devise unto the said Thomas Deane and James Taylor their heirs administrators and asignes respectively all the estates which at the time of my decease shall be vested in me upon trust or by the way of mortgage of which I have power to dispose of by this my Will and their rights members and appurtenances according to the nature and quality thereof respectively upon the trusts and subject to the equity of redemption which at the time of my decease shall be subsisting or capable of taking effect but the money secured on such mortgages to be considered and taken as part of my personal estate and I appoint the said Thomas Deane and James Taylor Guardian and Guardians of the persons and estates of my children during their respective minorities in Witness whereof I the said Richard Deane the Testator have to this my last Will and Testament set my hand and seal this thirtieth day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty eight Richard Deane Signed sealed published and declared by the said Richard Deane the Testator 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 thereto
Miles Crow, Sol. Wrotham , Jamed Deane of Crouch Wrotham, Wm Cheeseman of the same place

On the 24th May 1842 Administration (with the Will annexed) of the goods chattles and effects of Richard Deane late of Crouch in the Parish of Wrotham in the County of Kent farmer deceased was granted to Martha Deane widow the Relict and one of the universal Legatees named in the said Will having been first sworn by Commission only to administer Thomas Deane the Brother and James Taylor the elder the Executors and universal Legatees in trust named in the said Will died in the lifetime of the said Testator


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