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Will of Mary Hood

of Greenwich, Kent


Source: Prerogative Court of Canterbury 1837
Transcribed by Maureen Rawson
This is the last Will and Testament of me Mrs Mary Hood widow of the late Peter Hood now residing at No. 8 Pryor Street Royal Hill in the parish of Greenwich in the County of Kent whereby I give and bequeath unto Thomas Horton of No. 6 Green Street Grosvenor Square in the parish of St George Hanover Square in the County of Middlesex tailor and the survivor of him and the executor and admor of such survivor subject to the payment of my just debts Funeral expences and the charges of proving this my will all my money in the Funds at the time of my decease all money that may be due to me at the time of my decease And all property of every description that may belong to me at the time of my decease my Furniture my books plate and wearing apparel upon Trust to be applied as hereafter described namely

I give and bequeath unto my dear brother John Morgan of Amerley near Kington in the County of Herefordshire the sum of Fifty pounds of lawful money of Great Britain

I also give and bequeath unto my dear sister Mrs Jane Powell wife of William Powell of Gladstay in the County of Radnorshire Fifty pounds of lawful money of Great Britain

I also give and bequeath unto my dear sister Mrs Elizabeth Morgan spinster who now resides with me all the Residue of my money in the Funds at the time of my decease all money that may be due to me at the time of my decease And all property of every description that may belong to me at the time of my decease my Furniture my books plate and wearing apparel for her sole use and benefit

I also desire that I may be buried in the same vault as my dear departed husband Peter Hood is buried under St Pancras New Church in the parish of St Pancras in the County of Middlesex And I hereby nominate constitute and appoint the said Thomas Horton trustee and Executor of this my last Will and testament and I hereby declare my will to be that my said executor shall reimburse himself all reasonable costs and charges which he may sustain in the execution of this my will and I hereby revoke all other wills that I may have made and declare this to be my last will and testament

In Witness whereof I the said Mrs Mary Hood have hereunto set my hand and seal the twenty first day of January one thousand eight hundred and thirty seven - Mary Hood - Signed sealed published and declared by the above named Testatrix Mrs Mary Hood as and for her last Will and Testament in the presence of us who at her request in her presence and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as witnesses hereto
Henry Markam - James Freeman

Proved at London 16th December 1837 before the Worshipful William Caiverley Doctor of Laws Surrogate by the oath of Thomas Horton the sole Executor to whom admon was granted having been first sworn duly to administer.


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