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Will of Albinia Lane, Widow of Stoke Damerel

Proved 31 March 1840

© Crown Copyright

PROB 11/1924/263, Records of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury

Transcribed by Ros Dunning

In the Name of God Amen I Albinia Lane of the Town of Devonport Parish of Stoke Damerel in the County of Devon (Widow) being unwell in body but of sound and disposing mind memory and understanding through the mercy of God do make and ordain this my last Will and Testament (that is to say) ffirst and principally I commend my Soul in the hands of Almighty God hoping for a Glorious immortality through the alone Merits & mediation of Jesus Christ my blessed Lord and Saviour and my body I recommend to the earth to be buried in decent Christian burial according to the discretion of them whom my deceased husband as well as myself have appointed to settle my Affairs after my decease & are hereafter named And as touching such personal property wherewith it has pleased God to bless me with in this life I give and dispose of the same as requested by my late deceased husband Samuel Lane put in writing & signed by him December the twenty second one thousand eight hundred and twenty five The purport of which was to direct me how and in what manner I was to dispose of the little property that might remain at my decease and which is as follows I give & bequeath unto my Sister Grace Couch the Sum of five pounds I give and bequeath unto Charles Grylls the Sum of five pounds All the rest residue and remaining Personal Property not before given and bequeathed (after my ffuneral charges The expences of proving my will the two legacies and all other lawful and necessary expences are paid I give and bequeath the then remaining property whatsoever and wheresoever such as Goods Chattles Monies and Vouchers for Money into eight equal parts and each family to receive the one eighth part as hereafter expressed I Give and bequeath to the Children of my Brother in law Richard Lane their ffather's one eighth part to be equally divided between them (their ffather being dead)share and share alike To the Wife and Children of my Brother John Grylls (deceased)their ffather's one eighth part of the property to be equally divided between them share and share alike To James Lane my Nephew and Son of William Lane my Brother in law (deceased) or his family his ffather's one eighth part To my Nephew John Grylls Son of Charles Grylls my Brother or his family his ffather's one eighth part he being dead To my Brother in law James Lane one eighth part of the property if dead To his ffamily share & share alike To the ffamily of my Brother in law John Lane (deceased) their ffather's one eighth part of the property to be equally divided between them share and share alike To my niece Elizabeth Thomas Wife of John Thomas and Daughter of my Sister Elizabeth Williams (deceased) her Mother's one eighth part of the property if dead to her Husband and family To my Brother William Grylls one eighth part of the property if dead to be equally divided between his Children share and share alike The persons whom I nominate and appoint to prove my Will and settle my affairs is Mr George Rolston Senr. Or Mr George Rolston Surgeon & the Revd John Grylls & Mr George Thomas And I desire that for their trouble in transacting the business required in this my Will shall satisfy and pay themselves for all the trouble and expences they may be at in the execution of the same And I further request that the Legacies and bequeaths may be paid within six months after my decease In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and Seal this twenty fourth day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty Albinia Lane

(Attestation Clause)

James Blight _ Edmund Dennaford

Proved at London 31 March 1840