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Will of Hannah Venning, Spinster of Dartmouth

Proved 4 June 1846

© Crown Copyright

PROB 11/2038, Records of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, Volume number: 10 Quire numbers: 451-500

Transcribed by Ros Dunning

This is the last Will and Testament of me Hannah Venning of Dartmouth in the County of Devon Spinster I will and direct that all my debts funeral expences and the expences of proving this my last will shall in the first place be paid and after payment thereof I give and bequeath to my Brother John Venning of Norwich and to my Sister Mary Ann Stenner Wife of Revd Thomas Stenner of Dartmouth the sum of twenty pounds each Also All my wearing apparel of every description I give to my said Sister Mary Ann Stenner I give and bequeath to my three nephews Samuel Blackler Venning Walter Charles Venning and William Arthur Venning and to my four Nieces Ann Lister Emma Venning Julia Elizabeth Venning and Maria Venning daughters of my later Brother William Vanning of Holloway London the sum of ten pounds each I give and bequeath to my Nephew James Maybohn Venning Son of my Brother John Venning afore mentioned the sum of ten pounds I give and bequeath to my Brother in Law the Rev Thomas Stenner of Dartmouth and to my Sister in Law Julia Venning wife of John Venning the sum of ten pounds each and my will is that the afore mentioned legacies be paid within six months after my decease I give and bequeath to my niece Anne Lister wife of Isaac Jolly Lister my six Desert Spoons I give and bequeath to my nieces who may be unmarried at my decease all the residue of my plate including my Silver Tea Pot plates stand Sugar Bason Milk Ewer etc. to be equally between them excepting what I hereafter give to my Nephews I give and bequeath to my Nephew Samuel Blackler Venning my six new Tea spoons marked 'V' in cipher I give and bequeath to my Nephew Walter Charles Venning my Wine Strainer and Gravy Spoon I give and bequeath to my Nephew William Arthur Venning my two Table Spoons marked B O H 1741 I give and bequeath to my nephew James Maybohn Venning Matthew Henry's Commentary in Six Volumes on the Scriptures All the residue of my property of every description whatever with household furniture I give and bequeath to my Nephew John ffavell Stenner Dissenting Minister son of Revd Thomas Stenner of Dartmouth now residing at Bower Downs Altrincham Cheshire And I hereby nominate and appoint my Brother in Law the Revd Thomas Stenner sole Executor of this my last Will and Testament revoking all other wills by me at any time heretofore made and declaring this to be my only last Will and Testament In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand this eighteenth day of December in the Year of our Lord Eighteen Hundred & forty four _ Hannah Venning

(Attestation Clause)

(Illegible)      John Windeatt Chemist Dartmouth

Proved at London 4 June 1846