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Will of Jane Leeds

of Mersham, Kent

Source: Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury PRC17/109/f405
Submitted by Everett Leeds
I Jane Leeds of the parish of Mersham in the county of Kent (widow) being of perfect mind and memory make this my last will and testament:

I desire that after the payments of all my just debts and funeral expences that the whole of my household furniture be sold within ninety days from and after my decease and the proceeds of such sale be equally divided between my son Thomas Leeds and Mary Anne Huntly share and share alike.

The following articles excepted. That is to say
a mangle I desire to be given to Mary Anne Huntly aforesaid
and a bureau to my son Thomas Leeds aforesaid
and a book called Fleetwoods life of Christ to my son William Leeds of the parish of Smeeth in the county of Kent aforementioned
and I also desire to be given to Joseph Cure two books called Harvey’s Meditations and Bunyan’s Pilgrims Progress.

And I do appoint George Rayner of the parish of Aldington, Gentleman to see this my last request fulfilled.

In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this second day of May 1835.
Signed: Jane Leeds
Witnesses: F W Lockwood, Rector of Mersham - Anne Rayner - G. Rayner

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