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Will of George Waymouth

Proved 9 December 1830

© Crown Copyright

PROB 11/1779, Records of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, Beard Quire Numbers: 701 - 741

Transcribed by Elizabeth Howard

I being in a sound state of mind and body make this my last Will and give to my dear wife Anne Waymouth all my Property of every description.
Geo Waymouth. Kersbrook 2nd July 1827.
Witness: Ann Major

Appeared Personally Francis Searle of the City of Exeter, accomptant, and made oath that he knew and was well acquainted with George Waymouth late of the parish of East Budleigh in the county of Devon gentleman deceased, and also with his manner and character of handwriting and subscription having frequently seen him write and subscribe his Name. That having now lawfully viewed and perused the Paper writing hereto annexed purporting to be and containing the last Will and Testament of the said deceased, the said will being in the following words, I being in a sound state of mind and body make this my last will I give to my dear wife Anne Waymouth all my Property of every description. Kersbrook 3rd July 1827, and the subscription Geo Waymouth, he says that he verily and in his conscience believes that the aforesaid subscription of the Name Geo Waymouth to the said will to be of the proper handwriting and subscription of the testator George Waymouth deceased.

Signed F Searle

On 22nd Day of November 1830 the said Francis Searle was duly sworn to the truth of this affadavit. Before me R H Tripp, incumbent of St Sidwells, estate commissioner.

On the 9th Dec 1830 Admon with the will annexed of the Goods and Chattels and Credits of George Waymouth late of the parish of East Budleigh in the county of Devon gentleman deceased was granted to Anne Coyne in the will written Anne Waymouth widow the relict the universal Legatee named executor named in the said will.