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Will of Edward Elliott

of Deptford, Kent

Source: Prerogative Court of Canterbury Prob11/1299
Submitted by Ros Dunning
In the Name of God Amen I Edward Elliott now of King Street Deptford in the Parish of St Nicholas in the County of Kent Gun Stock Maker being in sound mind and memory thanks be given to Almighty God for the same
First I recommend my Soul to God that gave it and my Body to the Grave to be Buried in a Christian like manner
I do make and ordain this my last Will and Testament and revoke all other Wills Deeds or other Writings whatsoever that is to say

I give and bequeath to my first Son Edward Elliott of King Street aforesaid the Sum of Twenty Pounds allowed from my benefit club held at the Sign of the Pewter Platter Hatton Garden Holborn
that is to say I give my said Son Edward Elliott full power to receive my said Club Money to defray my Funeral and all Other Expences attending my Sickness
and the Remainder of the Overplus Money to be divided between my two Sons Edward and William Elliott

and I likewise authorise and appoint my said Son Edward Elliott to be the Executor of this my last Will and Testament given under my Hand this seventh Day of December in the thirty eighth Year of the Reign of Our Sovereign Lord George the Third by the Grace of God of Great Britain France and Ireland King Defender of the Faith and so Forth and in the Year of our Lord One thousand seven hundred and ninety seven Edwd Elliott
James Brockley - Jeremiah Johnson - Joseph Pittman

Proved at London 16 December 1797

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