Will of William Buller, Surgeon of Honiton

Proved 15 December 1763

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PROB 11/894/274, Records of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury

Transcribed by Elizabeth Kipp

1 This is the last Will and Testam[en]t.  
2 of me William Buller of Honiton in the County of Devon
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3 Surgeon I give and bequeath to my son William who has been
4 educated at a very considerable expence and set up in
5 business by me twenty pounds as a token of my love and
6 regard for him to each of my other children their heirs
7 Executors and Administrators I Give and bequeath an hundred
8 pounds to be paid out of my Effects in twelve Months after
9 my decease to my Wife I give and bequeath all the
10 residue and remainder of all my Goods Chattels Moneys plate
11 and Jewells on this express condition that she pay or cause to
12 be paid the full Sum of Two hundred pounds to every one of
13 my children my Son William excepted in case she Marries
14 after my decease but provided she continues to her Death
15 unmarried then my Will is that my Said Children shall
16 have no claim to the said Sum of Two hundred pounds
17 each but that she shall possess and enjoy the same during her
18 natural life on the determination of which I hereby Give and
19 bequeath the said Sum of Two hundred pounds to each of
20 my said children their heirs Executors and Administrators
21 my Son William excepted and Lastly I appoint my Wife
22 Executrix of this my last Will and Testament Will: Buller
23 Signed Sealed published and declared to be the last Will and
24 Testament of the said Will: Buller in the presence of us Will
25 Harris I Rutter This Will was executed Aug[us]t 13 1763 Will Harris
26 This Will was proved at London on the Fifteenth
27 day of December in the Year of our Lord One thousand seven
28 hundred and Sixty three before the Right Worshipful Sir
29 Edward Simpson Knight Doctor of Laws Master Keeper or
30 Commissary of the prerogative Court of Canterbury lawfully
31 constituted by the Oath of Mary Buller Widow the Relict of
32 the said deceased and Sole Executrix named in the said Will to
33 whom administration was granted of all and singular the
34 Goods Chattels and credits of the said deceased having been
35 first sworn by Commission duly to administer.

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