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Will of Solomon Wood

of Wormshill, Kent


Source: Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury PRC16/273 W/4
Submitted by Mary Connaughton
In the name of God Amen The sixteenth day of September in the yeere of our Lord One Thousand Six hundred fiftie and Fowre
I Solomon Wood of Wormshill in the Countie of Kent Gent being aged and weake of Bodie but of sound and perfect memorie praised be God do make and declare this my Testament and last Will in manner & forme following That is to say
First and above all thinges I commend my Soule into the hands of Almightie God my Creator stedfastly beleeveing to have remission and forgivenesse of all my Sinnes by and through the alone meritts and meadiaccon of Jesus Christ my blessed Saviour and Redeemer and life Everlasting with the Angells and Saints in heaven And my Bodie I commit to the Earth from whence it came to be decently interred at the discreccon of my Executor

Item I give and bequeath unto my Sonne Henry Wood Fortie shillings of lawfull money of England to bee paid unto him by myne Executor at the end of one moneth next after my decease

Item I give and bequeath unto my Sonne John Wood all the residue of my Goods and Chattells and personall Estate whatsoever

And I make and ordaine my said Sonne John the Sole Executor of this my last will and Testament And I hereby Revoke disanull and make void all former wills and Testaments by mee heretofore made

In witness whereof I the said Solomon Wood have hereunto sett my hand and Seale the day and yeere above written.
Signed: Solomon Wood
Signed Sealed published and declared by the said Solomon Wood to bee his last will and Testament in the presence of
William Allen, Edward Turner & William Bowell

Probate 12 Sep 1664


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