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Will of Daniel Maytum

of Sutton Valence, Kent


Source: Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury PRC16/420 M/2
Transcribed by Maureen Rawson
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In the name of God Amen I Daniel Maytum of Sutton Valence in the County of Kent Bricklayer being praised be God of sound and disposing mind and memory, Do make and declare this my last Will and Testament in writing as follows
First and principally I commit my Soul into the hands of Almighty God and my Body to the earth to be decently buried at the discretion of my Executors hereafter named, And as touching those worldly Goods and Chattells wherewith it hath pleased God to bless me I give and dispose thereof as follows (to witt)

I give and bequeath unto my son James Maytum the bed bolster sheets and all that belongs to it as it now stands in the Best Chamber

Also I give and bequeath unto my daughter Sarah Maytum all my late wife’s apparell of all sorts and also the walnut tree chest of Drawers

And I bequeath to my sons Henry Maytum Daniel Maytum James Maytum Robert Maytum and my daughter Sarah Maytum all my lands & premises Goods and Chattels and personal estate whatsoever and wheresoever equally to be divided between them except what is before reserved

And I do hereby make and appoint my son James Maytum & Richard Norwood Executors of this my will
and my will and meaning is that my said Executors shall receive all my debts and pay and cause to be paid all m y just debts dues and demands and expences of my sickness and costs of my burial and give an exact account to my sons and daughter of there trouble and expence

And I do hereby revoke and make null and void all former wills by me made In Witness whereof I the said Daniel Maytum to this sheet of paper my will contained have set my hand and seal this seventh day of February and in the twenty seventh year of the reign of our Sovereign Lord George the second by the grace of God of Great Britain France and Ireland King defender of the faith and so forth and in the year of our Lord Christ one Thousand seven hundred and fifty four
Daniel Maytum his mark

Signed sealed published and declared by the above named Daniel Maytum the Testator for his last Will and Testament In the presence of us
John Page – Nicholas Mills – William Crispe

Feb: 26th 1754 before the Rev’d Tho’s Leigh Clerk Surrogate etc In the presence of me G. Plomer No. Pub.


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Will of Daniel Maytum
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