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Will of Mary Sale

of Maidstone, Kent


Source: Prerogative Court of Canterbury, 1798
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I Mary Sale late of Sundrich and now resident with my brother William Elgar of the Town and parish of Maidstone in the County of Kent Grocer though burdened with great bodily weakness yet favourably preserved in the possession of sound disposing mind and memory do declare in writing my last Will and Testament to be as follows (that is to say)

I give and bequeath to Thomas Elgar Parrin to John Andrew Parrin and to Mary Ann Guichard the two sons and daughter of my late sister Ann Parrin deceased also to Sarah Elizabeth Elgar daughter of my brother John Elgar deceased and likewise to James Taylor Elgar William Elgar John Elgar Hannah Durrant and Frances Margaret Elgar the three sons and two daughters of my brother William Elgar the sum of twenty pounds of good and lawful money of Great Britain to be severally paid on my decease to each and every one of them

I moreover appoint and ordain the place of my burial to be in the burying ground at Bazils {Bessels} Green in a grave as near as may be to that of my late husband David Sale and that a Funeral Sermon on the occasion be preached in the adjoining Meeting House by John Austen if he survive and be capable of the Service

And after the above mentioned Legacies my lawful debts and Funeral expences shall be all duly paid All the residue of my temporal Estate and worldly goods whatever I give and bequeath to my brother William Elgar above named whom I also appoint to be sole Executor of this my will and revoking all former Legacies and all wills by me heretofore made I ordain and declare this to be my last will and testament In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this tenth day of April in the year of Our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety two Mary Sale Signed sealed published and declared by the within named Testatrix mary Sale to be her last will and testament in the presence of us who subscribed our names in the presence of the said testatrix and of each other
John Wiche Mary Wiche

On the twenty fourth day of March in the year of our Lord One thousand seven hundred and ninety eight administration (with the will annexed) of all and singular the Goods Chattels and credits of Mary Sale formerly of Sandwich in the County of Kent but late of Maidstone in the same county widow deceased was granted to William Elgar the son and administrator of the Goods of William Elgar deceased whilst living the brother of the said deceased sole executor and residuary Legatee named in the said will having been first sworn duly to administer the said William Elgar survived the said deceased but died without taking upon him the execution thereof.


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