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Estate Duty Office Will of Elizabeth Windeatt (1855)

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Devon Record Office 1078/IRW/W/1057

Transcribed by Pam Jackson, provided by Sandra Windeatt

[This transcription has been typed from a photocopy of an Estate Duty copy of the original Will, obtained from the Devon Record Office, and is a copy of that in my Windeatts on the Web pages, where much more information is available. The surnames have been changed to uppercase to aid family historians.]


ELIZABETH WINDEATT - made 1851, proved 1855

Begadon, Buckfastleigh, Devon 22nd December 1851

I Elizabeth WINDEATT being of sound mind although infirm of Body do hereby at my Death whenever and wherever it may happen give and bequeath all and every part of the property of which I am now possessed of every kind whatsoever to my Daughter Caroline WINDEATT In case of the Death of the said Caroline WINDEATT taking place before mine I give and bequeath the above named property to my Daughter Mary Grace KING In Witness of which I sign this Testament

Witnesses Mary Grace KING, junior, and Hannah BURGE

Proved 7.5.1855 by Caroline WINDEATT