Will of Reuben Phillips the Younger of Dartmouth, Devon, Paper Manufacturer (1829)

Proved 16 January 1829

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PROB 11/1750, Records of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, Liverpool Quire Numbers: 1 - 50

Transcribed by Ros Dunning

The last Will and Testament of me Reuben Phillips the Younger of Dartmouth in the County of Devon Paper Manufacturer made the third day of October 1828 ffirst I will and direct that all my just debts and funeral expences shall be fully paid and discharged also all the Rest Residue and Remainder of my Personal Estate and Effects whatsoever money and securities for money I give and bequeath unto my Brother in law ffrederick Owen Patch of Tiverton in the County of Devon Solicitor my Brother Henry Phillips of the City of Exeter Chemist and my dear Wife Ann and I do direct that they shall receive and collect all debts now due or which may hereafter become due to me upon Trust to permit my said Wife to use my household furniture plate and Glass during her life and to turn my Effects into money and invest the same together with all monies which may come to their hands by virtue of this my Will in any of the ffunds or Government Stocks or Securities as to them shall seem advisable and to pay the Interest and Dividends arising therefrom to my said Wife during her life for her support and the maintenance and Education of my Children and from and immediately after her decease Upon Trust to pay transfer and divide the same amongst them my said Children as they shall respectively attain their ages of twenty one years and until they shall attain their ages of twenty one years Upon Trust to pay the Interest and Dividends from their respective shares for their respective maintenance and Education and I do hereby appoint the said ffrederick Owen Patch Henry Phillips and Ann my Wife Executors of this my last Will and Testament In Witness whereof I have to this my last Will and Testament written or contained in one sheet of Paper set my hand and seal the day and year first above written Reuben Phillips

(Attestation Clause)

M H Holdwith of Mount Galpin Dartmouth Jno Richards of Dartmouth

Proved at London 16 January 1829