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Will of Mary Snell late of Chawleigh in the County of Devon, Widow (1850)

© Crown Copyright

Devon Record Office 1078/IRW/S/1015

Transcribed by Joanne Dyer


Copied from microfiche at the Devon Record Office

For the stamp office

Copy of the Will of
Mary Snell
late of Chawleigh in the County
of Devon Widow deceased

Extr                   

William Snell


Proved in the Archidiaconal Court of Barnstaple in the 18th day of May 1850

Effects under £300



IN THE
ARCHIDIACONAL COURT
OF
BARNSTAPLE

William Snell of Chawleigh in the County of Devon

Executor named in the last Will and Testament of Mary Snell late of Chawleigh in the said County and Archdeaconry of Barnstaple who died on the eighteenth Day of April one thousand eight hundred and fifty maketh oath and saith that he has made diligent search and due enquiry after and in respect of the personal Estate and Effects of the said Deceased, in order to ascertain the full amount and value thereof; and that to the best of his knowledge, information, and belief, the whole of the Goods, Chattels, and Credits, of which the said Deceased died possessed, (exclusive of what the Deceased may have possessed of or entitled to as a Trustee for any other person or persons, and not beneficially, but including the Leasehold Estates for years of the Deceased, whether absolute or determinable on lives, and without deducting any thing on account of the Debts due and owing from the Deceased,) are under the Value of three hundred pounds

Sworn on the eighteenth day
of May 1850
                   before me

                   ?Hill ?Passmore Surrogate

I Mary Snell of the Parish of Chawleigh in the County of Devon Widow do make this my last Will and Testament in manner and form following that is to say First I give devise and bequeath unto my son John Snell All that my Dwellinghouse with the premises and appurtances thereto belonging situate in the Town of North Tawton in the said County and now in the occupation of Mr William Denout as Tenant thereof under a lease for lives to have and to hold the said Dwellinghouse with the premises and appurtances as aforesaid unto my said son John Snell his heirs and assigns forever Also I give and bequeath unto my said son John Snell All the money which is in the Devon and Exeter Savings bank invested in my son William Snell's name Also I give and bequeath unto my said son John Snell all the money which is in the Devon and Exeter Savings Bank invested in the said John Snells own name Also I give and bequeath unto my said son William Snell all the money which I have in the Devon and Exeter Savings Bank invested in my own name As to all the rest residue and remainder of my Estate and Effects whatsoever and wheresoever and of what kind soever the may be and not hereinbefore given devised and bequeathed I do hereby give and bequeath the same unto my said son William Snell his Executors Administrators and Assigns and to and for his and their own use and benefit absolutely the said William Snell paying all my just debts funeral expenses and the expenses of proving this my Will Also I do hereby make constitute and appoint my said son William Snell sole Executor of this my last Will and Testament hereby revoking all former and other Wills and Testament by me at any time heretofore made In witness whereof I have to this my last Will and Testament set and subscribed my hand and seal this second day of April One thousand eight hundred and fifty

Signed sealed and delivered by the said
Mary Snell the Testator as and for her
last Will and Testament in the presence of                   Mary Snell
us present at the same time who at her request
in her presence and in the presence of each other
have hereto subscribed our names as
witness
                   Loveday Stoneman
                   John Tuke