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Will of Margaret Palmer, Widow

Proved 24 July 1770

© Crown Copyright

PROB 11/959/198, Records of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury

Transcribed by Ros Dunning

In the Name of God Amen I Margaret Palmer of Kingsteignton in the County of Devon Widow (now residing in Chudleigh in the said County) being (I bless God) in Good Health and of a sound and Disposing Mind Memory and Understanding Do make this as my Last Will and Testament and dispose of my Worldly Estate and Effects in manner following ffirst I Give and bequeath unto my dear Sister Ann Dobell all my Wearing Apparel whatsoever and Rings (if any) and all other my Goods Chattels and Effects Money and Securities for Money I Give and bequeath unto my said Sister and my Brother Westcott Doble to be equally divided between them desiring them thereout to Pay my Debts if any and also the Expences of my ffuneral (which I desire likewise may be Private) and to bury me at Kingsteington as near as may be to my dear Husband and Childen and Lastly I do hereby revoke and Lastly I do hereby revoke all former Wills and declare this as and for my Last Will and Testament and Nominate and appoint the said Ann Dobell and Westcott Doble Executors thereof In Witness whereof I the said Margaret Palmer have hereunto set my hand and seal tis Twenty Eighth day of July One Thousand Seven Hundred and ffifty Seven The Mark of Margaret Palmer

(Attestation Clause)

Phil Matthew _ Thomas Harris Proved at London 24 July 1770