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Will of John Dilnott

of Sutton next Dover, Kent


Source: Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury Vol.80 f.163 #188981   1703
Transcribed by Patreece Palmer
IN THE NAME OF GOD AMEN I, John Dilnott,Of the Parish of Sutton next Dover in the County of Kent, Cordwainer, being weak in body but of sound and perfect memory, praised be God, do make and ordaine this to be my last Will and Testament in manner and form following. First, I give and bequeath my Soul into the hands of Almighty God who gave it me, and my body to the earth to be seemly buried by my executors hereafter named trusting by and thro' the merits of Jesus Christ, my Lord and Saviour to have full pardon and remission of all my sins

Item I give and bequeath unto my four sons, John, Nicholas, William and Valentine Dilnott all my lands and tenements lying and being in Ash next Sandwich in the County of Kent equally to be divided amongst them
Item I give and bequeath unto my son John Dilnott my largest silver drinking cup and my great Bible
Item I give and bequeath unto my son Nicholas Dilnott my goods, cattle and chattels which shall be in my house or elsewhere at the time of my decease
Item I give and bequeath unto my two young grandchildren, daughters of my son William, viz, Joyce and Martha Dilnott the sume of fifty shillings apiece, to be paid unto them at the end of one yeare next after my decease by my executors hereafter named
Item I give and bequeath unto Elizabeth, daughter of my son John Dilnott the sume of fifty shillings of the lawful monie of England to be paid her at the end of one yeare next after my decease by my executors hereafter named
Item I give and bequeath unto John Dilnott, son of my son Valentine Dilnott, the sum of five pounds of goode and lawful monie of England to be paid him at the end of one yeare next after my decease by my executors hereafter named

Item I give unto my two sons John and Nicholas Dilnott all my debts which shall be owing unto me at the time of my decease, they paying my debts, legacies and Funeral expenses And I do hereby constitute and appoint my two sons joynt executors of this, my last Will and Testament and destroying and revoking all Wills by me formerly made. In witness whereof I now hereto set my hand and seale the twentieth day of July in the tenth yeare of the reigne of our Sovereign Lord Will. the Third, King of England, Anno Domini 1698. John Dilnott, Sealed, Published and Declared to be the last Will and Testament of the said John Dilnott in the presence of Amon Pickard, Richard Barbar, Rich,Heiid.

Probate in latin Nov 1703


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