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Will of Walter Jago, Merchant of Dartmouth

Proved 11 July 1689

© Crown Copyright

PROB 11/396, Records of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, Ent Quire Numbers: 91 - 138

Transcribed by Ros Dunning

In the Name of God Amen I Walter Jago of Dartmouth in the County of Devon Merchant being in perfect health and memory praised be Almighty God revokeing all former Wills and Testaments doe make and ordaine this my last Will and Testament in manner following And first I bequeath my soule into the hands of my Redeemer who hath bought it with his precious blood And my body unto Christian buryall Item I give and bequeath unto the poore people of Dartmouth tenne pounds lawfull money of England to be distributed at the discretion of my Executors It: I give and bequeath unto my wife Jane Jago seaven hundred and fifty pounds lawfull money of England with all my household goods and plate except my silver fflagon And alsoe I give and bequeath unto my wife my garden which I bought of Mr Andrew Voysay during the lives of my son Walter Jago and my daughter Joan Jago And alsoe those two sellers which I bought of Margarett Band widow during the terme of certain yeares to come And alsoe all my terme of yeares in my house from the new Kay unto the Church yard lately divided into two Tenements during her life It: I give and bequeath unto my sonne Walter Jago Twenty five pounds lawfull money of England alsoe my silver flagon Item I give and bequeath unto my daughter Joane Jago one hundred pounds lawfull money of England And alsoe I give and bequeath unto my said daughter Joane Jago and her Assignes after my Wife's death the one halfe part of my house aforesaid from the new kay unto the Church yard as it is now divided being the fourth part where Elizabeth Blackler now dwelleth Alsoe one Chamber over that Cellar with two chambers over it where Thomas Hawkings now dwelleth I say the remaining terme of yeares which I have in said house paying halfe parte of the high rent yearly Item I give and bequeath unto my daughter Elizabeth Jago and her Assignes after my wife's death the other halfe part of my house aforesaid from the New Kay unto the Church yard being the North parte as it is now divided I say the remaining terme of yeares which I have in said house paying halfe parte of the high rent yearly And alsoe I give and bequeath unto my said daughter Elizabeth Jago Two hundred pounds lawfull money of England Item I give and bequeath unto my Daughters Sarah Jago and Rebecka Jago and their Heires for ever All that my Messuages Lands and Tenements and Hereditaments sett lying or being at or in Widwell within the parish of Stockingham in the County of Devon aforesaid now in the severall tenures possessions or occupations of John Somaster gent Thomas Prout Agnes Put widow Nicholas Philp Thomas Pope and Robert Croute or of their or some of their Assigne or Assignes and the reversions duties and services of the same Provided nevertheless and my will and meaning is That if my sonne Walter Jago and his Heires shall at any time within five yeares next after my death well and truly pay or cause to be paid unto my said Daughters Sarah Jago and Rebecka Jago their Executors Administrators or Assignes the full sume of One hundred and fifty pounds lawfull money of England That then imediately upon the payment of the said sume in manner aforesaid my guift devise and bequeath of all the same Lands shall become void and of none effect and the same shall then after continue and be unto the use and behoofe of my said sonne Walter Jago and his Heires for ever It: I give devise and bequeath unto my said daughter Sarah Jago and my Grandsonne Walter Jago and their Heires for ever the inheritance of that Messuage or Tenement known by the name of Hallishall lying or being in Dartmouth aforesaid after the deaths of my wife and my brothers Robert Jago and Thomas Jago which inheritance I lately bought of Christopher Kelly of Ashburton Item I give and bequeath unto my said daughter Sarah Jago the sume of ffive hundred and fifty pounds lawfull money of England Item I give and bequeath unto my said Daughter Rebecca Jago the sume of ffive hundred and fifty pounds lawfull money of England Item I give and bequeath unto my said Grandsonne Walter Jago twenty pounds lawfull money of England And to the rest of my grandchildren I say to each of them tenne pounds lawfull money of England to be paid unto each of them as they shall attaine to the age of twenty one yeares Item I give and bequeath unto my cozen Walter Jago sonne of my brother Thomas Jago the summe of tenne pounds lawfull money of England And my will and meaning is that all my Legacies here given not limitted for the time of payment shall be paid in manner following that is to say The one third parte within six moneths after my death and another third parte after the expiration of the first six moneths And the other third parte third parte within six moneths after All the rest of my goods and chattells not here disposed of I give and bequeath unto my wife Jane Jago and my sonne Walter Jago whom I appoint and make my Executors of this my last Will and Testament Witnesse my hand and seale the fifteenth day of June One Thousand Six Hundred Eighty One 1681 Wal: Jago. Sealed and published in the presence of us John Holdich Tho: Jago junr John Dottin

Proved at London 11 July 1689