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Will of Edward Hobday

of Barham, Kent

Source: KFHS Fiche #434/4
This is the Last Will and Testament of me Edward Hobday of Barham in the County of Kent Cordwainer being sick and weak but of sound mind memory and understanding Do this twenty eighth day of January in the year of our Lord One thousand eight hundred and four make and ordaine this my last will and testament in manner and form following (that is to say) First I recommend my Soul into the hands of Almighty God my Creator And my body I commit to the Earth to be decently interred at the discretion of my Executrix herein after named And as to such worldly Estate as I shall be possessed of at my decease I give and dispose thereof as followeth (that is to say)

I give devise and bequeath unto my loving mother Mary Hobday widow and to her heirs Executors Administrators and assigns for ever all and every my Messuages Lands Tenements and Hereditaments and parts and shares of Messuages Lands Tenements and Hereditaments and all other my Real estate whatsoever and wheresoever And also all and singular my Goods Chattels Monies Securities for money and personal Estate and effects whatsoever and wheresoever and of what nature kind sort or quality soever the same may consist and be at the time of my decease subject and charged to and with the payment of all my just debts Funeral expenses and all other charges and expenses incident to the Execution of this my will and also to and with the payment of the legacy following (that is to say)

I give and bequeath unto Mary Wilkins widow who lived as housekeeper with my late deceased Grandfather Edward Hobday the sum of Twenty Pounds of lawful money of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland (current in England) to be paid unto her in three months next after my decease by my executrix hereinafter named

And I do hereby nominate constitute and appoint her the said Mary Hobday my mother sole Executrix of this my last will and testament hereby revoking all former wills by me at any time heretofore made and do publish and declare this only to be and contain my whole and entire last will and testament In Witness whereof I the said Edward Hobday the Testator have to this my said last will and testament contained in one sheet of paper set and affixed my hand and seal the day and year first above written.
Ed. Hobday
Signed sealed published and declared by the said testator Edward Hobday as and for his last will and testament in the presence of us who at his request and in his presence and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as witnesses hereto.
Edw. Lawrance, Benj. Hobday, Wm Cullen

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Will of Edward Hobday
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