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Will of Henry Stanley

of East Greenwich, Kent


Source: Prerogative Court of Canterbury 1752
Submitted by Brain Stanley
In the name of God Amen
I Henry Stanley of the Parish of East Greenwich in the County of Kent Carpenter being of sound mind and memory praised be Almighty God do make and ordain this my last Will and Testament in form and manner following that is to say.
I commend my soul unto the hands of God who gave it me and my body I commit to the Earth to be decently buried at the discretion of my Wife Ann Stanley which I give and bequeath all that I dye possest of to my loving Wife Ann Stanley.

Witness my hand this 25th day of July 1750 - Henry Stanley
Witness Henry Humphreys - John Calldey - James Fullicks.

On the seventh day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and fifty two
Administration [ with the Will annexed ] of the Goods Chattels and Credits of Henry Stanley late of East Greenwich in the County of Kent deceased was granted to Ann Stanley Widow the Relict of the said deceased and Universal Legatee named in the said Will [for that no Executor is named therein] having been first sworn to duly administer.

Note in manuscript at top of page 193:
On 15th April 1760 Admin with the Will annexed Of all and singular the Goods Chattels and Credits of Henry Stanley late of East Greenwich in the County of Kent deceased left unadministered by Ann Stanley Widow deceased [whilst living] and at the time of her death the Relict and Universal Legatee named in the said Will was granted to Elizabeth Sparrow? Spinster sole Executrix of the Will of the said Ann Stanley deceased first sworn duly to administer for that no Executor is named in the Will of the said Henry Stanley deceased


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