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Will of James Muddle

of St Lawrence, Kent

Source: Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury PRC17/91/44e

In the Name of God Amen I James Muddle being in bodily health and of sound and disposing mind and memory and considering the perils and dangers of the Seas and other uncertaintys of this transitory life do for avoiding controversies after my decease make publish and declare this my last Will and Testament in manner following that is to say
First I recommend my Soul to God that gave it and my Body I commit to the Earth or Sea as it shall please God to order and as for and concerning all my Worldly Estate I give bequeath and dispose thereof as followeth that is to say

I give and bequeath to Sarah my dearly beloved wife my wages sum and sums of money Lands tenements goods chattles and Estate whatsoever as shall be any ways owing or belonging unto me at the time of my decease I do give devise and bequeath the same unto

and I do hereby nominate and appoint Sarah my wife to be the only Executor of this my last Will and Testament hereby revoking all former and other Wills Testaments and Deeds of Gift by me at any time heretofore made and I do ordain and ratify these presents to stand and be for and as my only last Will and Testament

In Witness whereof to this my said Will I have set my hand and seal on the sixteen day of May Anno: Dom 1734 and in the six year of the Reign of his Majesty King George the second over Great Britain etc. James Muddle Signed sealed published and delivered in the presence of
Anthony Hooper? Steph’n Goodson

The above registered Will of James Muddle deceased was proved thirty first Day of May in the year of our Lord 1742 before the Rev: James Henstridge Clerk lawful Surrogate to the Worshipful George Paul Doctor of Laws Official General to the Rev’d the Archdeacon of Canterbury lawfully constituted by the oath of Sarah Muddle relict of the said deceased and sole Executrix therein named to whom administration of the goods chattles and credits of the said deceased was committed She being first sworn well and truly to perform the same.

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