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Will of John Isaac Pope

of Folkestone, Kent

Source: Prerogative Court of Canterbury Prob11/2122
Submitted by Ros Dunning
This is the last Will and Testament of me John Isaac Pope of the Town of Folkestone in the County of Kent Bricklayer in manner following (that is to say)

I appoint my beloved wife Benedicta Pope together with my Friend John Fagg of Folkestone aforesaid Cordwainer Executrix and Executor of this my Will by whom I desire to be decently interred at their discretion

And I direct all my just debts funeral and testamentary expences to be paid and satisfied and after payment thereof I give and devise unto my said wife Benedicta Pope her heirs and assigns All and every my messuages lands tenements and hereditaments whatsoever and wheresoever as well freehold as copyhold with their and every of their appurtenances To hold the same unto and to the use of my said wife Benedicta Pope her heirs and assigns for ever

Also I give and bequeath unto my said Wife her executors administrators and assigns to and for her and their own absolute use and benefit all and every my household furniture and implements of household plate linen and china stock and implements in trade money and securities for money book debts And all other my personal estate of what nature or kindsoever

And I do hereby revoke and make void all former and other Wills and Testamentary papers by me at any time or times heretofore made and do declare this only to be and contain my last Will and Testament
In witness whereof I the said John Isaac Pope the testator have to this my last Will and Testament contained in one sheet of paper set my hand this twenty fourth day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty six _ John Isaac Pope
(Attestation Clause)
Elizabeth Stone _ Geo: Stone

Proved at London 1 November 1850 to John Fagg the surviving Executor

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Will of John Isaac Pope
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