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Will of William Fagg

of Lydd, Kent


Source: Prerogative Court of Canterbury Prob11/1639
Submitted by Ros Dunning
In the Name of God Amen I William Fagg of the Town of Lydd and Parish of the same in the County of Kent Grazier being in perfect health in body and perfect in mind and memory for calling into mind the mortality of my body and knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die do make and ordain this my last Will and Testament that is to say
first of all I give and recommend my soul into the hand of Almighty God who gave it and my body to the Earth to be buried in a decent Christian burial at the discretion of my Executors hereafter named nothing doubting but at the general resurrection I shall receive the same again by the mighty power of Almighty God who gave it and my body to the Earth to be buried in a decent Christian burial at the discretion of my Executors hereafter named nothing doubting but at the general resurrection I shall receive the same again by the mighty power of Almighty God as touching my worldly Estate which it hath pleased God to bless me with in this life first I give devise and dispose in the following manner

first I give and bequeath unto Mrs Elizabeth Lawrence Widow of Wm Lawrence late of Lydd Blacksmith the Sum of Ten pounds of good and lawful money
secondly I give and bequeath to Mrs Elizabeth Lepper Wife of John Lepper Carpenter of Lydd the Sum of Ten pounds good and lawful money
to be paid them respectively out of my Land and Tenements by my Executors six months after my decease

third I give and bequeath to my Son Matthew Fagg all my Lands and Tenements Stock in the Land Bonds mortgages notes of hand book debts and money whatever and wherever I may be possessed of at my decease to him and his heirs for Ever

fourthly I give and bequeath to my daughter Mary Fagg the Sum of thirty pounds per year to be paid her by my Son Matthew Fagg so long as she may live
also the living in the house I now live in during the time of her natural life
also all my household furniture and wearing apparel to the said Mary my daughter for her own disposal

my funeral expences and just debts to be paid by my Son Matthew Fagg I do hereby disallow and revoke all former Wills and Testaments Legacies and bequests whatsoever

I do hereby appoint my Son Matthew Fagg Mary Fagg my daughter and Robt Shoosmith Fagg my Grandson Executors and admors to this my last Will and Testament to be by them faithfully done

In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this fifth day of November 1818 William Fagg
(Attestation Clause)
John Lepper _Hester Lepper _ ...... Lepper Witnesses

Proved at London 1 February 1821


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