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Will of Lucy Lampen, Spinster

Proved 5 May 1837

© Crown Copyright

PROB 11/1878/292, Records of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury

Transcribed by Ros Dunning

This is the last Will and Testament of me Lucy Lampen of Dartmouth in the County of Devon Spinster First I will and direct that all my just debts and funeral and testamentary expences shall be paid by my executrixes hereinafter named as soon as conveniently may be after my decease I give and bequeath unto such of my sisters as may be living and unmarried at the time of my decease all my Personal Estate and Effects of what nature kind or description soever to be equally divided between them share and share alike in equal proportions and my Will further is that if any or either of my said sisters who may be living and unmarried at the time of my decease shall at any time afterwards be married or die then that the share or shares of such of them that shall be so married or happen to die shall go to shall go to and be divided amongst such of my Sisters as shall be then living and unmarried and if only one of such sisters shall remain unmarried that the whole of my said estate shall go to her for her sole use and benefit for and during her natural life and from and immediately after her decease then I will and direct that the whole shall go to and be divided amongst my nearest of kin according to the statute of distributions and lastly I nominate constitute and appoint my Sisters Elizabeth Susanna and Caroline joint Executrixes of this my last Will and Testament In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this ninth day of October one thousand eight hundred and twenty seven _ Lucy Lampen

(Attestation Clause)

A W .... Susan Searle

Proved at London 5 May 1837 to Elizabeth Lampen power reserved to the other two Executrixes