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Will of Robert Sale

of Limpsfield, Surrey (ex Kent)


Source: Prerogative Court of Canterbury 1780
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In the Name of God Amen I Robert Sale of the Parish of Limpsfield in the County of Surry Yeoman being of sound and disposing mind and memory do make and ordain this my last Will and Testament in manner and form following
First I resign my Soul to God that gave it hoping through Grace to have free pardon of all my sins through Christ And my body I commit to the Earth to be decently buried at the discretion of my executor hereinafter named

I give and bequeath to my nephew Robert Sale son of my brother David Sale and to his heirs and assigns for ever all that messuage or tenement farm and land called Gibbs now in my own occupation and situate lying and being in the parish of Limpsfield aforesaid and also the two messuages or tenements with the yards garden and appurtenances thereunto belonging commonly called Pains and Thatchers with one field situate lying and being in the parish of Limpsfield aforesaid
And also all that my messuage or tenement farm and land called Greenhearst or Wolfs with the buildings edifices outhouses woodland meadow arable or pasture lands hereditaments and appurtenances thereunto belonging situate lying and being in the parish of Oxted in the County aforesaid To hold the same to my said nephew Robert Sale and to his heirs assignes and administrators for ever
with all the other my freehold leasehold customary or copyhold lands tenements hereditaments whatsoever and wheresoever with all my goods chattels and everything that is mine subjecting them to all the payments just debts and legacies hereinafter mentioned

I also give and bequeath to my brother David Sale the sum of five pounds of good and lawful money of Great Britain
I give and bequeath unto my niece Martha Thompson wife of Thomas Thompson an annuity of five pounds a year during the term of her natural life
Also I give and bequeath to my nephew David Sale and to his heirs for ever the sum of one hundred pounds of good and lawful money of Great Britain
I also give and bequeath to my nephew James Sale and to his heirs for ever the sum of one hundred pounds of good and lawful money of Great Britain
I also give and bequeath to my nephew Hodsel Sale and to his heirs for ever the sum of one hundred pounds of good and lawful money of Great Britain
I also give and bequeath to the wife of Hodsel Sale the sum of five pounds of the like lawful money
I also give and bequeath to my niece Anne Thornton wife of John Thornton and to her heirs for ever the sum of two hundred pounds of good and lawful money of Great Britain
I also give and bequeath to Mary and Sarah Thornton daughters of the said John and Anne Thornton the sum of ten pounds of the like lawful money

I also give and bequeath to Mary Murgan wife of John Murgan of 7 Oakes the sum of five pounds N.B. If she give no trouble to my Executor
I also give and bequeath to Thomas Firminger the sum of five pounds N.B. If he give no trouble to my Executor
I also give and bequeath to Nathaniel Palmer and to his heirs for ever the sum of twenty pounds of good and lawful money of Great Britain
Also I give the said Nath. Palmer and to his heirs free liberty to use and enjoy the dwelling house of Greenhearst with the stable garden and orchard with two fields above the house with the priviledge of the yard and use of the Green to keep cows hogs and fowls at the usual rent of ten pounds per year the term of seven year after my death and that the said Nath’l Palmer do keep the same in repair and that his heirs do find timber and all materials for that purpose

I also give and bequeath to the Ministers or Preachers of the people called General? Baptist Meeting at Horley in the County aforesaid one Annuity of five pounds a year during the term of the natural life of my Executor
I also give and bequeath to the poor of the aforesaid People the sum of five pounds of good and lawful money of Great Britain
I also give and bequeath to the People called General Baptist Meeting at the Old Meeting House at Bessels Green in the County of Kent and to their Successors for ever my new house at Bessels Green aforesaid the rent of the said house to be given to the poor or to the Minister of the said People as the Deacons of the said People shall think proper

And I hereby nominate and appoint my said nephew Robert Sale full and sole Executor of this my last Will and Testament revoking all former wills by me at any time before made And also it is my will that the above Legacies be paid within twelve months after my death
In Witness whereof I the said Robert Sale the Testator to this my last will and testament contained in one sheet of paper have set my hand and seal this nineteenth day of February in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and seventy seven Robert Sale – Signed Sealed published and declared by the testator Robert Sale as his last will and testament in the presence of us who in his presence and in the presence of each other and at his request have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses thereunto in the presence of the Testator Robert Sale
Will’m Austen – Rich’d Ridley – The mark of John Smith

February 19th 1777
My will is that Thomas Firminger and Mary Murgan are not to be paid their Legacy if they give any trouble to my Executor and do not deliver up the Bond
And also that the priviledge or liberty of the house and Land are not to be enjoyed by the heirs of Nathaniel Palmer without the lieve of my Executor Robert Sale
Will’m Austen – Rich’d Ridley – the mark of John Smith

Jan’y 6th 1779
This is to Certify that the Annuity of five pounds a year is not to be paid to Baptist Meeting at Horley for I have given them a gift in a different manner Robert Sale
Witness Nath’l Palmer – The mark of Elizabeth Allderige

This Will was proved at London with two codicils the twenty fifth day of February in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and eighty before the Worshipful Thomas Bever Doctor of Laws Surrogate of the Right Worshipful Peter Calvert Doctor of Laws Master Keeper or Commissary of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury lawfully constituted by the oath of Robert Sale the nephew of the deceased and sole Executor named in the said will to whom administration was granted of all and singular the goods chattels and credits of the said deceased he having been first sworn duly to administer.


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