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Will of Maria Davey, Spinster of Bampton, Devon

Proved 5 August 1857

© Crown Copyright

National Archives Catalogue Reference: PROB 11/2256

Records of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, 13 Quire numbers: 601-650

Transcribed by Russ Davies, checked by Tom McManamon and Barbara Keene.


This is the Last Will and Testament of me Maria Davey of Bampton in the County of Devon, Spinster. I give, devise and bequeath all my real and personal estate whatsoever and wheresoever unto my faithful friend and companion Sarah Surridge. To hold the same unto her the said Sarah Surridge, her heirs, executors, administrators and assigns according to the nature thereof respectively for her own absolute use and benefit. And I appoint the said Sarah Surridge Executrix of this my Will. And lastly I revoke all former wills by me made. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand this twenty sixth day of April, one thousand eight hundred and fifty three.       Maria Davey.
Signed and acknowledged by the said Maria Davey as her Will in the presence of us present at the same time and who in her presence and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as witnesses.
   John Edwards.            Tho. R. Densham.
Proved at London 5th Aug 1857 before the Judge by the oath of Sarah Surridge, Spinster, the sole Executrix to whom Admon was granted having been first sworn by Commission duly to administer.