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Will of Richard Every, Attorney at Law of Saint Thomas the Apostle

Proved 13 October 1851

© Crown Copyright

PROB 11/2140/282 Records of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury

Transcribed by Ros Dunning

This is the last Will and Testament of me Richard Every of Bampfyloe House in the Parish of Saint Lawrance in the City of Exeter Attorney at Law residing in the Parish of Saint Thomas the Apostle in the County of Devon I give and bequeath to my Wife to be enjoyed by her during her life my plate and household furniture in my dwelling house in the said Parish of Saint Thomas the Apostle and a clear annuity of one hundred pounds per annum with lawful interest for the same from the day of my death until payment of the principal And I confirm the Deed of Settlement made on the marriage of my Daughter Elizabeth the Wife of Doctor ffrederick Granger whereby I have covenanted with the Trustees thereof for payment of one thousand five hundred pounds And I give and bequeath unto each of my Sons Charles and William the sum of one thousand pounds to be paid to them respectively on their severally attaining the age of twenty one years with lawful interest in the mean time for their respective maintenance and support And I give and bequeath to each of my Grandchildren already born or to be born in my lifetime the sum of nineteen pounds and nineteen shillings if and when they severally attain the age of twenty one years And as to all my Real Estates and the Residue of my Personal Estate and Property of every description after payment of and subject to the aforesaid annuity bequests and legacies I give devise and bequeath the same unto and for the absolute use benefit and disposal of my eldest son ffrederick his heirs executors administrators and assigns And I appoint my said eldest son ffrederick for the absolute use benefit and disposal of my eldest son ffrederick sole Executor of this my last Will and Testament And I give and devise all freehold and real messuages tenements lands and Real Estate vested in me as a Mortgagee or Trustee unto and to the use of my said eldest son ffrederick his heirs and assigns for ever To the intent that he and they may have a complete power of conveying and transferring or otherwise disposing of the same when necessary In witness whereof I the said Richard Every the Testator have hereunto set my hand this seventeenth day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty eight _ Richard Every

(Attestation Clause)

Maria Pearse _ Isaac J Cox

Proved at London 13 October 1851