Will of Richard Mortimer, Yeoman of Dunsford

Proved 14 March 1833

© Crown Copyright

PROB 11/1813/181, Records of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury

Transcribed by Ros Dunning

This is the last Will and Testament of me Richard Mortimer of Dunsford in the County of Devon Yeoman I give and bequeath unto my niece Betsy Wills who now lives with me the sum of four hundred pounds and the bed she sleeps on and the furniture belonging thereto I give to my three nephews John Wills William Wills and James Wills the sum of fifty pounds each I give to my nephew John Mortimer son of my brother George Mortimer the sum of four hundred pounds I give to my nephew Richard Mortimer son of my said brother George Mortimer my two Deeds Poll for fifty pounds each on the Tiverton Turnpike Trust and all interest that may be due thereon at my decease I also give to him all money in the funds that may belong to me at the time of my decease for his own benefit I give to Loveday Hele the wife of John Hele of London Cabinet maker and to Charlotte Ellis the wife of John Ellis the sum of fifty pounds each And I direct all the aforesaid legacies to be paid and transferred within six months after my decease And all the rest Residue and remainder of my estate and effects whatsoever real and personal and of every nature and kind subject to the payment of my debts and funeral and testamentary expences I give and bequeath unto my nephew George Mortimer and I hereby appoint him sole Executor of this my Will hereby revoking all former Wills by me at any time heretofore made In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the twenty third day of November one thousand eight hundred and thirty two _ Richard Mortimer

(Attestation Clause)

T E Drake _ William White

Proved at London 14 March 1833