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Will of John Merrion

of Sandhurst, Kent


Source: Prerogative Court of Canterbury 1847
Transcribed by Barbara Wilson
This is the last Will and Testament of me John Merrion of Sandhurst in the County of Kent foreman, made this thirtieth day of November one thousand eight hundred and forty six
First I appoint my son John Merrion of Egerton, Kent, Tailor, the executor of this my will after my debts funeral and Testamentary expenses have been discharged I give and bequeath all my property money in the public funds or elsewhere unto my said wife Mary Merrion during her natural life after her decease I direct my said Executor equally to divide what may remain of my property between my four children John Merrion James Merrion Mary Merrion and Sarah Merrion in share and share alike. I the said John Merrion have hereunto set my hand and seal the day and year above written ----------John Merrion his Mark X----- Signed sealed and published by the Testator in the presence of us
Frederick Cheesman John Osborn his mark X.

Appeared Personally Frederick Cheesman of Sandhurst in the County of Kent, Surgeon and made oath that he is one of the subscribed witnesses to the last Will and Testament of John Merrion late of Sandhurst in the County of Kent deceased bearing date the thirtieth day of November one thousand eight hundred and forty six and now hereunto annexed and he further made oath that on the thirtieth day of November aforesaid the said Testator duly executed his said Will by making his mark at the foot or end thereof in the presence of this deponent and of John Osborn the other subscribed witness thereto both of whom were present at the same time and this deponent thereupon subscribed his name and the said John Osborn set his mark to the said will in the presence of the said Testator and of each other --- Frederick Cheesman---- on the 12th day of February 1847 the said Frederick Cheesman was duly sworn to the oath of this affidavit before me John Daubeny.

Proved at London the 17th Febuary 1847 before the Worshipful Robert Joseph Phillimore, Doctor or Laws and Surrogate by the oath of John Merrion the son the sole Executor to whom admon was granted having been first sworn duly to administer.


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