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Will of David Sale

of Sundrish, Kent


Source: PCC 1788 Dec f.625 #0093145
Transcribed by Maureen Rawson
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In the Name of God Amen I David Sale of Sundrish in the County of Kent yeoman being in good health of body and of sound and disposing mind memory and understanding thanks be to God for the same do make publish and declare this my last will and testament in manner following that is to say I desire to be buried in a decent manner at the discretion of my wife and executors hereinafter named as near as maybe to my late sister Colegate at Bessall Green with a stone at my head and feet in the same manner as my said sister and in case my said wife Mary Sale shall happen to survive me it is my will I do hereby order and direct that the sum of six hundred pounds secured by my Bond? given? on my ---age to be paid to her on that event happening shall be paid according to the terms and conditions of the said Bond.

And I give devise and bequeath unto my said wife my freehold messuage or tenement with the land buildings and appurtenances thereto belonging whereto and being in Sundrish aforesaid now in the occupation of John Midling? or Baker to hold the same unto my said wife and her assignes for the term of her natural life and from and immediately after my wife's decease I give and devise the same unto my brother Robert Sale his heirs and assignes for ever

And also I give and bequeath to my said wife one annuity or clear yearly sum of forty pounds of good and lawful money of Great Britain and to be paid to her or her assignes by my executors hereinafter named during the term of her natural life by equal quarterly payments on the twenty fifth day of December the twenty fifth day of March the twenty fourth day of June and the twenty ninth day of September in every year the first payment thereof to be in and be made on such of the said days as shall happen next after my decease

I likewise give to my said wife all my plate linnen and china except servants linnen and bedding and such of my household goods and furniture as she shall think proper to have liberty to have a house from my farm which I desire my executors will supply her with when and as often as she shall require

I give and bequeath to my niece Jane Thompson five hundred Guineas as to be payable and paid to her at the times and in manner following viz. two hundred Guineas part thereof at her age of twenty four years or day of marriage with the consent of my wife and executors or the survivor of them which shall first happen one hundred Guineas other part thereof at the birth of her first child lawfully issuing one hundred Guineas other part thereof at the birth of her second child One hundred Guineas residue thereof on the birth of her third child but if such child or children shall not be born before my said niece Jane Thompson shall have attained her age of twenty seven years then I direct that so much of the said five hundred Guineas as shall at such age of twenty seven years remain unpaid shall be payable and paid to her at her said age of twenty seven years but all the said severell payments to be made without any interest

I give and bequeath to my niece Mary Thompson two hundred guineas to -- to her as before one hundred guineas part thereof at her age of twenty four years or day of marriage with the consent of my wife and executors or the survivor of them which shall first happen and the residue thereof at her age of twenty seven years or at the birth of her first child lawfully issuing which shall first happen but without interest

I give and bequeath to my niece Catherine Allman three hundred guineas to be payable and paid to her as follows viz. two hundred Guineas part thereof at her age of twenty four years or day of marriage with the consent of my wife and executors or the survivor of them which shall first happen and the residue thereof at her age of twenty seven years or at the birth of her first child lawfully issuing which shall first happen but each of the said payments to be made without interest

I give and bequeath to my nephew Thomas Allman two hundred pounds to be paid to him by weekly or other payments at the discretion of my executors or the survivor of them

I give and bequeath to my brother James Sale two hundred pounds to be paid him within two years after my decease I also give and bequeath unto my brother James Sale my Freehold messuage with the land buildings and premisses with the appurtenances thereto belonging situate and being at Upwood in the parish of Catterham in the County of Kent now in the occupation of Richard Allman to hold the same to my said brother James Sale his heirs and assignes for ever

And I give to my brother Hodsall Sale One hundred Guineas to be paid to him within one year next after my decease
All the monies that shall be due and owing to me from my brother in law John Colegate at the time of my decease I give and bequeath unto and amongst all and every the children of the said John Colegate who shall be then living equally to be divided between them share and share alike and I direct that the same shall be paid within one year after my decease but in case there shall not be three hundred Guineas owing from him to me my will is that my executors or the survivor of them do make good the said sum to be divided as aforesaid

I give and bequeath to my sister Martha Thompson One annuity or clear yearly sum of ten pounds of lawful money of Great Britain to be paid her by my executors or the survivor of them during the term of her natural life by equal quarterly payments on the twenty fifth day of December the twenty fifth day of March the twenty fourth day of June and the twenty ninth day of September in every year the first payment thereof to be made on such of the days as shall happen next after my decease

I give and bequeath unto my nephew William Thompson now living with me the lease of my farm called Essex Farm in Sundrish with all the live and dead stock thereon but if it shall appear to my executors or the survivor of them that the stock shall at my decease be insufficient then I desire that they will increase it so as to make it a sufficient stock to carry on the Farm in a proper manner and I desire that my said nephew William Thompson will be careful to pay the Rent and Tax -- the quarter day next after my decease and perform the cover-- according to the conditions of the said lease I also give to my said nephew William Thompson fifty guineas to be paid within three months next after my decease

I give unto my nephew Thomas Thompson one hundred and fifty pounds which I direct to be retained by my executors towards satisfaction of the money which shall be owing to me from the said Thomas Thompson at the time of my decease in case he shall stand indebted to me so much money but in case he shall not owe me so much money then my will is that my executors do make good to him the said Thomas Thompson the said sum of one hundred and fifty pounds

I give and devise unto my nephew Thomas Allman my freehold messuage with the buildings gardens and appurtenances thereunto belonging situate at Bearstead Green in the said County of Kent now in the occupation of Robert Clifford, wheelwright to hold the same unto my said nephew Thomas Allman his heirs and assignes for ever

I give to my Niece Sarah Thompson fifty pounds to be paid within twelve months next after my decease

All the rest residue and remainder of my real and personal estate whatsoever and wheresoever and what nature or kind soever after payment of my just debts funerall expenses and legacies and sunject to the payment of the annuities herein before by me given and bequeathed I give devise and bequeath unto my said brothers James Hodsoll and Robert Sale their heirs executors administrators and assignes absolutely to and for their own use and benefit desiring that my said brothers will from time to time as necessity shall require releive such of my relations if any as may happen to be in want of assistance and I request Mr John Austen of Shoreham in the County of Kent Farmer will see that this my will is duly performed to whom I give five guineas and I constitute and appoint my said brothers James Hodsoll and Robert Sale Executors of this my will and hereby revoking all former wills by me made do declare this to be my last will and testament In Witness thereof I the said David Sale have -- this my last will and testament contained in four of paper set my hand and seal to this fourth and last sheet thereof this twenty first day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and eighty eight David Sale signed sealed published and declared by the said testator David Sale for his last will and testament in the presence of us who at his request and in his presence signed our names as witnesses
Edw'd Routlidge, John Parker Att'y ---, Thos W Parker

This will was proved at London the twenty fourth day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and eighty eight ... the oaths of James Sale Hodsoll Sale and Robert Sale the brothers of the deceased and executors named in the said will to whom administration was granted of all and singular the goods chattels and credits of the said deceased having been first sworn duly to administer


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