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Will of Jane Denne

of Canterbury, Kent


Source: Prerogative Court of Canterbury 1800
Transcribed by Brian Denn
To my dear Fanny Obree please to pay twenty pounds a year during her life
to my god daughter Jane Davies one hundred pounds as a legacy
to Mrs Shepherd and Miss Malpas two guineas each for a ring
to my god daughter Miss Morgan five guineas
to the widow Bingle of John Bingle twenty pounds
to her daughter Jane my god daughter who is married ten pounds
to Mr Matthew Spray ten pounds Mrs Crowhurst(?) his sister ten pounds
to Mr Stevens their brother ten pounds
to Mrs ? five pounds
to William Long three guineas as a remembrance

and that is all I have to request the maids must have the best Clark(?) cotton gowns and petticoats with a common gown ? ? ? and ? bonnets ? with love, Old ? must have a Clark Gown, Mrs Long may have my ? gown and petticoat, Kitty may have my cotton gown for a common one and there is a new Clark petticoat for Mrs Long if the ? like to follow me to the ground let them Mr Thomas Denne at Upstreet and Thomas Wood but if they cannot perform the last said office ask Mr Neame and Mrs Denne at Reculver or who you please I should like to have ? and as to my coffin if they are poor hands ? let Bradford make it pray give Thomas Wood a ring and now my dear I have done I hope you will up your spirits for the sake of the children poor Ann I do not know what you can do with her I am sure but I know you will do the best you can ? God bless you. I do not like a leaden coffin.

On the twenty sixth day of May in the year of our Lord One thousand eight hundred administration with the will annexed of all and singular the goods chattels and credits of Jane Denne late of the City of Canterbury deceased was granted to John Denne Esquire the husband of the said deceased having been first sworn duly to administer as Executor Residuary Legatee being named in the said will.

On the 13th day of March 1815 ? ? the will or testamentary schedule annexed of the goods, chattels and credits of Jane Denne late of the City of Canterbury deceased left ? by John Denne due whilst living the lawful husband of the said deceased was granted to George Denne the son and sole Executor of the will of the said John Denne deceased having been first sworn duly to administer the Executor or Residuary Legatee being named in the said will.


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