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Will of Honor George, widow, Stoke Damerel

Proved 29 March 1847

© Crown Copyright

PROB 11/2052/216, Records of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury

Transcribed by Irene Marlborough

In the Name of God Amen

In the Name of God Amen
I Honor George of Queen Street Devonport in the Parish of Stoke Damerel in the County of Devon Widow being of sound mind memory and understanding but considering the uncertainty of life and to prevent all disputes after my decease do make this my last Will and Testament in manner and form following that is to say I give and bequeath unto my son William George the sum of twenty five pounds of good and lawful money I likewise give and bequeath unto my daughter Honor Wyatt Hoar the sum of twenty five pounds of good and lawful money all the rest residue and remainder of my monies securities for money goods and chattels estate and effects of what kind so ever that I may be possessed of or entitled to at the time of my decease I give and bequeath the same and every part thereof unto my daughter Florence George for her own use and benefit subject nevertheless to the payment of all my just debts and my funeral expenses and the costs of proving this my Will and I do hereby nominate constitute and appoint the said Florence George the sole executrix of this my Will and I do hereby revoke and make void all former and other wills by me at any time heretofore made and declare this Will to be my last Will and Testament I witness whereof I the said Honor George the testatrix have sett my hand and seal this twenty ninth day May in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty-three.

Honor George

Signed sealed published and
declared by the said Honor George
the testatrix as and for her last Will
and Testament in the presence of us W. Edwards W. Stonelake

In the Prerogative Court of Canterbury
In the Goods of Honor George Widow Deceased
10 th March 1847

Appeared Personally William Stonelake of Devonport in the County of Devonport Pianoforte Manufacturer and made oath that he is one of the subscribing witnesses to the last Will and Testament of the said Honor George late of Stoke Damerel in the County of Devon Widow deceased which Will is now hereunto annexed having date the twenty ninth day of May one thousand eight hundred and forty three and thus subscribed Honor George that the said deceased executed her said Will on the day of the date thereof by writing her aforesaid subscription at the foot or end thereof as the same now appears in the presence of him this deponent and of William Edwards the other subscribed witness thereto both of whom were present at the same time and attested such the execution of the said Will by writing their names thereon as they now appear in the presence of her the said deceased and of each other - W. Stonelake - Same day the said William Stonelake was duly sworn to the truth of this affidavit by virtue of the annexed commission. Before me
W. I. St. Aubyn Rector of Stoke Damerel Devon Commissioners.

Proved at London 29 th March 1847 before the Judge by the oath of Florence George spinster the daughter the sole executrix to whom admon was granted having been first sworn by Comon duly to admin.