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Will of Henry Elliott

of Greenwich, Kent

Source: Prerogative Court of Canterbury 1816 f.614
Transcribed by Maureen Rawson
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In the Name of God Amen I Henry Elliott waterman of the parish of Greenwich in the County of Kent being of sound and disposing mind and memory do make and publish this my last will and testament in manner following
First I commend my Soul to Almighty God and my body I desire may be decently interred at the discretion of my executors hereinafter named

Secondly I desire my Funeral expences and all my just debts by faithfully paid and the remainder of my property of whatever kind it may be whether Freehold Copyhold Leasehold or personal property I give and bequeath to my loving wife Ann Elliott during her natural life and at her decease then I desire my property may be divided among my children equally share and share alike

Thirdly if my aforesaid wife Ann Elliott should marry again or cohabit with any other man then I desire my property of whatever kind or nature to be taken from her and equally divided among my children

Fourthly I appoint John Gluck publican of Queen Street Greenwich and Thomas Lakin gardener of East Lane Greenwich executors to this my last will and testament –Henrey Elliott- Signed sealed and published in the presence of us and in his presence and at his request and in the presence of each other have hereunto set our names as witnesses thereof
Wm Hilton, Greenwich – Daniel Ryan, Greenwich
August 1st 1814

On the 14th December 1816 admon with the will annexed of the Goods of Henry otherwise Henery Elliott late of the parish of Greenwich in the County of Kent waterman deceased was granted to Ann Elliott widow the Relict and residuary Legatee for life or widowhood named in the said will she having been first sworn duly to administer. John Gluck and Thomas Lakin the executors named in the said will having first renounced.

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