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Will of Richard Mumery

of Thanet St John, Kent

Source: Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury PRC16/420 M/1, probate 1754
Transcribed by Maureen Rawson
I Richard Mumery of Draper in the Parish of Saint John the Baptist in the Isle of Thanet in the County of Kent Farmer being aged and weak in Body but of sound perfect and disposing mind memory and understanding (Praised be almighty God) to make my last Will and Testament and considering the frailty of human nature, the certainty of Death and the uncertainty of the Time thereof and being very willing and desirous to avoid and prevent all disputes and controversies after my decease about the Estate which the Lord His great Mercy hath blessed me withal Do therefore this Sixteenth Day of October in the Twenty eighth year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Second by the Grace of God King of Great Britain France and Ireland Defender of the Faith and so forth And in the year of our Lord 1754 Make Ordain and appoint this my last Will and Testament in manner and form following that is to say

First I most humbly commend my Soul to almighty God my maker hoping and steadfastly believing in and thro the precious and meritorious life death and burial and the glorious and triumphant resurrection and Ascension of my ever blessed Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ to receive full Pardon and remission of all my sins and transgressions And my Body I leave to the Earth to be decently interred at the discretion of my Executor hereinafter named

And as to for touching and concerning all such personal estate whatever and where ever be the same of what nature quality kind degree or sort soever which I now am or at any time hereafter shall be possessed of interested in or anyway intitled to and which I have power of dispose of I give and bequeath the same as follows

I do hereby give and bequeath to my dear and loving daughter Mary Goldsmith the sum of ten pounds of lawful mony of great Britain to be paid my said daughter by my Executor within twelve months next after my decease

And (from and after all my just debts legacie funeral expences the charges of the probate hereof and other incident charges in and about the due execution of this my Will are paid satisfied and discharged) I do hereby give and bequeath to my dear and loving son Richard Mumery all the whole rest residue and remainder of my ready monies mortgages assignments bonds book debts bills and all the monies due and which shall become payable and recoverable thereon or on any or either of them Household goods Chattels Effects plate rings linen bedding copper brass pewter iron wood china glass earth and other utensils, implements of household stabling and husbandry tackle corn grain seed stock crop and all other my personal estate whatsoever be the same of what nature quality kind degree or sort soever and wheresoever the same or any part or parcels thereof shall or may be found.

And I do hereby name constitute and appoint my said son Richard Mumery to be sole Executor of this my Will

And lastly I do hereby revoke frustrate and make void all former Wills Testaments and Codicils by me made published or declared In Witness whereof I the said Richard Mumery the Testator have to this my last Will and Testament written on and contained in two sheets of paper, to the bottom of the first sheet thereof only set my hand but to this the second sheet thereof (being both annexed and sealed together) set and put my hand and seal the day and year first within written. Richard Mumery

Signed sealed published and declared by the said Testator to be his last Will and Testament in the presence of us who have hereto in his presence subscribed our names as witnesses
Rebeckah Curtis Daniel Butler

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Will of Richard Mumery
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