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Will of Henry Denne

of Wingham, Kent


Source: Prerogative Court of Canterbury 1819
Transcribed by Brian Denn
This is the last Will and Testament of me Henry Denne of Wingham in the County of Kent, Gentleman
first I give and devise all that my undivided third part and all other my part and share of and in all and singular the messuages lands tenaments and heraditaments situate lying and being in the Parish of Woodnesborough otherwise Winsborow in the county of Kent whereof or wherein I have any share, stake or interest unto and to the use of my three grandsons John Denne, Henry Denne and William Denne sons of my late son John Denne deceased their several heirs and assigns equally to be divided between them as tenants in common and I order and direct that during the minorities of my said grandchild(ren) respectively thereunto and profits of their several parts and shares of and in my said part and share of and in the said heraditaments at Woodnesborough otherwise Winsborow aforesaid shall be taken by my Executrix hereinafter named and applied by her for the maintenance and support of my said grandchildren respectively.

And I give and bequeath my sum of three hundred pounds or capital stock in the five per centum consolidated bank annuities unto my daughter Elizabeth the widow of Thomas Maxted to and for her own use she paying thereout nevertheless unto my grandson Henry Hudson the sum of twenty pounds Sterling which I give and bequeath to him as being my namesake.

Also I give and bequeath my sum of three hundred pounds capital stock in the ? five per centum bank annuities unto my daughter Sarah the wife of William Hudson to and for her own use.
Also I give and bequeath the sum of one hundred pounds Sterling unto my said daughter Sarah Hudson to and for her own use.

And as to all other my messuages lands tenements and hereditaments goods chattels money securities for money and all other my estate whatsoever and wheresoever and as well real(?) as personal after and subject to the payment of my just debts legacies funeral and testamentary charges I give devise and bequeath the same and every part thereof unto and to the use of my said daughter Elizabeth Maxted her heirs executors administrators and assigns for ever

and I nominate and appoint my said daughter Elizabeth Maxted sole Executrix of this my last Will and Testament and hereby revoking all former wills by me made I publish and declare this only to be my last Will and Testament. In witness whereof I the said Henry Denne the Testator have hereunto set and affixed my hand and seal this eighth day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and eighteen. Henry Denne Signed sealed published and declared by the said Henry Denne the Testator as and for his last Will and Testament in the presence of us who at his request in his presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses
Thomas Chandler of Wingham, Shopkeeper, George Garrett Solicitor, Sandhurst(?) and Mary Anne Garrett.

Proved at Sunday 24th April 1819 before the worshipful John Daubray(?) Doctor of Laws and Surrogate by the oath of Elizabeth Maxted widow the daughter the sole Executrix to whom administration was granted having been first sworn duly to administer.


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Will of Henry Denne
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