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Estate Duty Office Will of Nancy Ayshford of Colyton, Widow (1856)

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Devon Record Office 1078/IRW/S/698

Transcribed by Christine Stables

Will of Nancy Ayshford late of Colyton in the County of Devon Widow deceased 19th February 1856
Devon Record Office, Estate Duty Office Wills

Acting Executor Robert Bartlett
Power being reserved to other execrs

Proved in the Archdeaconry Court of Exeter 19th February 1856

Effects sworn under £450

Appeared personally Robert Bartlett of Withycombe House in the Parish of Chipstable in the County of Somerset, gentleman, one of the Executors named in the last Will and Testament of Nancy Ayshford late of Colyton in the County of Devon widow deceased who died on or about the eighth day of February 1856.

The last Will and Testament of Nancy Ayshford of Colyton in the County of Devon widowWhereas I am in the possession of a moiety or part of an Estate called or known by the name of Oakhill in the Parish of Branscombe I hereby give devise bequeath and appoint the same in equal parts shares and proportions unto my three sons Robert Bartlett, Edward Ford Bartlett and Francis Bartlett their Executors Administrators or Assigns I also give devise and bequeath all the rest and residue of my effects equally between my three sons Robert, Edward and Francis who I nominate and appoint executors to this my last will and Testament in Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this fifth day of May one thousand eight hundred and forty three

Nancy Ayshford (seal)

Witnesses: John Ford
Susan Tett