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Will of Betty Pullman, widow, of Topsham

Proved 18 April 1814

© Crown Copyright

PROB 11/1555/256, Records of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury

Transcribed by Ros Dunning

In the Name of God Amen I Betty Pullman Widow of the Parish of Topsham Do make this my last Will and Testament being in good health & of a sound understanding ffirst of all I recommend my Soul into the hand of Almighty God who gave it trusting in my Saviour's merits and my body to be decently buried I do make my daughter Sally Owen Wife of John Owen Mariner my whole and sole Executor as shall be hereafter named I give & bequeath to my Sister Tamsin Taylor Wife of John Taylor of the Parish of Sidmouth the Sum of ffive Pounds of good and lawful Money to be paid her ore hers a Month after my decease I give and bequeath to my Niffu John Owen the Sum of ffive Pounds of good and lawful Money to be paid him when of Age with a large paid of Silver Buckles I give to my Niffu Samuel Owen ffive pounds of good and lawful Money and a Silver Watch to be paid him when of age I give and bequeath to my Niece Sarah Owen the Sum of ffive pounds of good & lawful Money to be paid her when of age with my best Tay Chest and six Silver Tea Spoons I give & bequeath to my Niffu Thomas Owen the Sum of ffive Pounds of good and lawful Money to be paid him when of Age with a large Silver Spoon I give and bequeath to my Daughter Sally Owen my Executor all my household Goods with Implements of household all my Bills & Money and Debts due to me And I charge my Exor to pay all my Debts and ffuneral Charge with all my Legacies as I doth make my Daughter Sally Owen my whole and sole Exor of this my last will and Testament thereunto I set my hand and Seal in the Year of our Lord 1803 Betty Pullman _ Jenny Thomas _ Mary Slade

Proved at London 18 April 1814