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Will of Alice Isard

of Bromley, Kent


Source: Prerogative Court of Canterbury Prob11/2227
Submitted by Ros Dunning
This is the last Will of me Alice Isard of Bromley Common in the Parish of Bromley in the County of Kent Widow I direct that all my just debts and funeral and testamentary expences shall be fully paid and satisfied as soon as conveniently may be after my decease

Whereas under or by virtue of a certain Indenture of Settlement bearing date the fifteenth day of December One thousand eight hundred and forty two which I am a party of the first part and various other persons therein named and described are parties of the second third fourth fifth sixth seventh eighth ninth tenth eleventh and twelfth parts I am empowered by my last Will or any Codicil or Codicils to appoint give or bequeath a sum of Three hundred pounds as part of the trust monies which are the subject of the same Settlement (in manner therein mentioned) Now I do hereby in pursuance and exercise and execution of the power or authority reserved or given to me by the said Indenture of Settlement and of every other power or authority enabling me on this behalf give and bequeath the said sum of Three hundred pounds unto the several persons and in the several parts shares and proportions way and manner next hereinafter mentioned (that is to say )

as to the sum of One hundred pounds part thereof unto my Sister Mary Isard Wife of Thomas Isard the Elder for her own absolute use and benefit
As to the like sum of One hundred pounds further part thereof unto my Sister Elizabeth Fishlock for her own absolute use and benefit
And as to the like sum of One hundred pounds (residue of the said sum of Three hundred pounds) unto all and every the Children of my late Brother Richard Jackson equally share and share alike for their several and respective absolute use and benefit

And as to all my household goods and furniture and other chattels and effects monies and all other the Residue and Remainder of my Estate Property and Effects whatsoever and wheresoever and of what nature or kind soever the same may be or consist of that I shall die possessed of interested in or entitled to at the time of my decease in any manner or wise howsoever or of or over which I have or may have any power or right of disposal I give and bequeath the same and the whole and every part thereof unto my Niece Charlotte Sarah Shorter (Wife of Thomas Shorter of Bromley Common aforesaid Farmer) her heirs executors administrators and assigns to and for her and their absolute use and benefit

And I do hereby nominate and appoint Thomas Isard the Younger of Tunbridge Wells in the said County of Kent Tallow Chandler and the said Thomas Shorter Executors of this my Will

And I declare that the receipt or receipts of my said Executors or of the survivor of them or of the executors or administrators of such survivor shall be a good and effectual discharge to the said Trustees or Trustee for the time being or the survivor of them or the executors or administrators of such survivor shall be a good and effectual discharge to my Trustees or Trustee for the time being of the said hereinbefore referred to Indenture of Settlement for the aforesaid sum of Three hundred pounds and shall wholly exonerate such Trustees or Trustee from all responsibility with respect to the application thereof

And lastly I do hereby revoke and make void all former and other Wills Codicils and Testamentary Dispositions by me heretofore made In Witness whereof I the said Alice Isard the Testatrix have to this my last Will set my hand at the foot or end thereof this third day of September one thousand eight hundred and forty nine _ Alice Isard
(Attestation Clause)
George Gill, Builder Bromley Common _ Geo: Atkins, Clerk to Messrs Packer & Sons Solrs Lewisham Kent

Proved at London 18 Feb 1856


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