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Will of Joseph Polyblank, Shipwright in His Majesty's Yard at Plymouth of Stoke Damerel

Proved 17 August 1829

© Crown Copyright

PROB 11/1759/463, Records of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury

Transcribed by Ros Dunning

In the Name of God Amen I Joseph Polyblank of the Town of Plymouth Dock and Parish Stoke Damerell in the County of Devon Shipwright in His Majestys Yard at Plymouth being thro the goodness and mercy of Almighty God of sound mind memory and understanding Do make constitute and ordain this as my last Will and Testament desiring it may be received by all Persons as such I give and bequeath unto Jane my faithful and affectionate Wife during her natural life all my household Goods and ffurniture I also give and bequeath unto my said dear Wife all the Monies that shall be found in my Dwellinghouse at the time of my demise together with those sum and sums of money that may be due at my death from any Clubs or Subscription Societies likewise all Dividends that shall arise or become payable from time to time upon my Stock Property now standing in my name as part of the Navy five per Cent Annuities in the Bank Books and Government ffunds of this Country with these Assets shall be paid all my just debts funeral expences and the expences of proving and carrying this Will into execution But if these sums should not be sufficient for the purposes herein described as my Executors (to be after named) shall sell so much of my ffunded Stock as will enable them to comply with this part of my Will All the rest residue and remainder of my Effects shall be for the sole use benefit and enjoyment of my dear Wife during her natural life And after her demise the residue of the Stock Property and household furniture shall become the property of Sarah Mortimore my Daughter for ever And I hereby name and appoint Jane Polyblank Sarah Mortimnore and John Stappers Mortimore her Husband to be the Executors of this my last Will and Testament her Husband to be the Executos of this my last Will and Testament In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand the tenth day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and eleven Joseph Polyblank

(Attestation Clause)

John Mortimore _ Edwd Thomas

Proved at London 17 August 1829