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Will of Susan Denne

of Bishopsbourne, Kent


Source: Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury Vol.85 f.37
Transcribed by Brian Denn
In the name of God Amen I Susan Denne of Bishopsbourne in the County of Kent, Spinster do make and ordain this my present last Will and Testament in manner following. First I bequeath my Soul to Almighty God and my body I commit to the Earth to be decently interred at the parish church of Bishopsbourne aforesaid in the grave or as near to my late deceased sister as conveniently may be.

Item I give to my brother Peter Denne twenty shillings.
Item I give to my sister Landon the sum of five pounds.
Item I give to my cousin Anthony Landon and to his wife the sum of twenty shillings apiece and to their three children twenty shillings each.
Item I give to my cousin Abraham Landon and to his two children twenty shillings apiece.
Item I give to my cousin Tristram Landon and his wife twenty shillings apiece.
Item I give to my cousin James Gibbon twenty shillings and to his wife the sum of forty shillings.
Item I give to every one of the children of my said cousin James Gibbon twenty shillings.
Item I give unto my cousin Anne Horton widow and to her seven children twenty shillings apiece.
Item I give to Mrs Mary Clifford the sum of twenty shillings.
All which said several legacies I will shall be paid by my Executrix within three months next after my decease.
Item I give unto my cousins William and Jane(?) ? twenty shillings apiece.

All the rest of my estate whatsoever (after my debts legacies and funeral charges are paid) I give to my good friend Elizabeth the wife of Doctor Corbet and do make her sole Executrix of this my will. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this third day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and nineteen. The mark of Susan Denne. Signed sealed published and declared by the said Susan Denne for and as her last Will in the presence of us who have subscribed our names as witnesses in her presence
Mary Wood her Mark, John Hawkins.

Probatum 1721


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