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Will of Elizabeth Kadwell

of Charlton, Kent

Source: Prerogative Court of Canterbury Prob11/884
Submitted by Ros Dunning
I Elizabeth Kadwell of Charlton in the County of Kent Spinster do make and ordain this my last Will and Testament in manner following

I Give to my Brother Thomas Chamberlayne the Sum of twenty Pounds for Mourning

and I give and devise to my dear Sister Ann Kadwell and her assigns for and during the Term of her natural life without Impeachment of Wast All my Real Estate of what nature or kindsover and wheresoever with power to Lease the same for such Number of Years as she shall think fit at the best Rents and also the Interest Dividends and Yearly Produce of my Personal Estate
and do hereby direct her to pay out of the said Rents and profits of the said Real Estate and Interest and Produce of the said Real Estate to my Nephew Thomas Chamberlayne Son of the said Thomas Chamberlayne the Yearly sum of Forty pounds during her life by Quarterly Payments

and from and after the decease of my said Sister I give and devise the said Real Estate to my said Nephew Thomas Chamberlayne and his Heirs for ever
But if my said Nephew shall happen to dye after the decease of my said Sister and before he shall attain the age of twenty one Years without Issue then I give and devise my said Real Estate to such uses intents and purposes as my said Sister shall by Deed or Will direct
And I give my said personal Estate after the decease of my said Sister to the said Thomas Chamberlayne the Younger for his own use and benefit

I Give and bequeath all my Jewells Plate linen China and Household Goods to my said Sister whom I nominate and appoint Sole Executrix of this my Will and do revoke all former Wills
In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and Seal this second day of February one thousand seven hundred and fifty nine Elizabeth Kadwell
(Attestation Clause)
Sarah Backwell _ Ann Shortland _ Gascoigne Frederick

Proved at London 7 February 1763

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