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Will of Sarah Denne

of Deal, Kent

Source: Consistory Court of Canterbury Vol.72 f.109
Transcribed by Brian Denn
This is the last Will and Testament of me Sarah Denne of Deal in the County of Kent, widow. I direct the payment of my just debts and funeral and testamentary expenses by my Executors hereinafter named out of my personal estate.

I bequeath the sum of twenty pounds sterling unto the children of my son Vincent Denne deceased.

I bequeath the residue of my personal estate whatsoever and wheresoever as follows that is to say four fifth parts thereof unto my four children, Thomas Denne, William Denne, Sarah Mackney and Robert Denne in equal shares as tenants in common and the remaining fifth part thereof unto the said children of my said son Vincent Denne deceased.

I appoint my two friends John Noakes of Great Mongeham Kent, Gentleman and William Nethersole of West Street Northbourne Kent, Yeoman Executors of this my will. And lastly I revoke all other wills.

In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand this twenty second day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty nine. The mark of Sarah Denne. Signed by the said Testatrix as her last Will and Testament in the presence of us present at the same time who at her request in her presence and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as witnesses.
James B Edwards, Solicitor Deal, John R Hammond, Clerk to Messrs Mercer and Edwards.

The before registered will of Sarah Denne, widow deceased was proved the thirtieth day of July 1853 before the Worshipful Travers Twiss(?) Doctor of Laws Vicar General of his Grace John Bird(?) by divine providence Lord Archbishop of Canterbury lawfully constituted by the oaths of William Noakes and John Nethersole the Executors named in the said will they being first sworn well and truly to perform the same.

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