Will of Nathaniel Thomas France, Retired Commander in the Royal Navy of Brixham, Devon

Proved 22nd August 1835

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PROB 11/1850, Records of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, Name of Register: Gloster Quire Numbers: 451 - 500

Transcribed by Anne Hawkins

Brixham 1 Feby 1832
In the Name of God Amen I Nathaniel Thomas France of the parish of Brixham in the county of Devonshire a retired Commander in the Royal Navy being in good health and sound mind and memory (blessed be God for the same) do this the 1st day of February in the year one thousand eighteen hundred and thirty two publish this my last Will and Testament in manner following that is to say Item I leave to my wife Susanna France all my household furniture the money I also possess in the 4 pr cents funds and after her decease such funded property is to revert to my daughter Harriot and such daughters of my family who may remain unmarried I leave to my son Nathaniel Cranstoun France my watch and seals the family pictures my sea Bureau and family Bible with such Books as may be professionally useful with what cloaths I possess at the time of my death and him also my sole Executor Nathaniel Thomas France signed sealed published and declared by the said test[at]or as for his last will and testament in the presence of us who at his request in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as witnesses thereto Witnesses Chas Cumby Sarah Cumby

Proved at London 22nd August 1835 before the Judge by the oath of Nathaniel Cranstoun France the son the sole Executor to whom Admon was granted having been first sworn by Commission duly to administer