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Will of Margaret Cornish, Widow of Ottery Saint Mary

Proved 2 June 1807

© Crown Copyright

PROB 11/1462/192, Records of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, Will Registers

Transcribed by Ros Dunning

This is the last Will and Testament of me Margarett Cornish of Ottery Saint Mary in the County of Devon widow which I being of sound mind memory and understanding do make in manner following that is to say I give and bequeath unto James Cornish of Totnes in the County of Devon Surgeon my Chase Silver Salver and Silver Tea Pots to be delivered unto him within Ten Days next after my decease Also I give unto Charlotte Whitlock of Ottery Saint Mary aforesaid wife of George Whitlock of Ottery Saint Mary aforesaid Surgeon the Sum of One hundred and ffifty pounds Sterling to be paid unto her within six months next after my decease Also I give and bequeath unto my Granddaughter Mary Stevens Cornish Daughter of Philip Cornish of the City of Exeter Surgeon the Sum of ffifty pounds Sterling to be paid unto her within six months next after my decease Also I give and devise unto the said Mary Stevens Cornish all that my Messuage Tenement or Dwelling House with the Garden and the Appurts thereunto belonging situate and being within the Town and Parish of Ottery Saint Mary aforesaid and her Heirs for ever Also I give and bequeath unto the said Philip Cornish my Son all the rest residue and remainder of my Goods and Chattels subject and chargeable with the payment of all my just Debts Legacies and ffuneral Expences and do Appoint him Sole Executor and Residuary Legatee of this my will In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and Seal this Nineteenth day of December in the Year of our Lord One thousand Seven hundred and Ninety Nine Margaret Cornish

(Attestation Clause)

A Tucker _ G Tucker _ O Tucker

I Give to my Granddaughter Charlotte Whitlock five of my best Gounds Six of my best Hankerchiefs and Six of my best Aprons two best Shifts six Pair of Cotton Stockings and all my Table Linen and Sheets Item I give to my Daughter in Law Wife of James Cornish of Tottness my half hoop Diamond Ring and my Garnet Ring and my Black Sattin Gown and Petticoat and broad lace Apron Item I give to my Grandson George Whitlock Item I give to my Daughter Lady Tringmouth my black lace Cloak and pearl Ring Item I give to my poor Brother Charles ffloyer my best Diamond Ring which I wish could be sent to him I give & bequeath to my Servant Sarah Riggs the Sum of Ten pounds Margaret Cornish witness M Kestell Hannah Tremlett

Proved at London with a Codicil 2 June 1807