Probate Copy of the Will of John Cuming, of Modbury, 1811

Provided by Nancy Savery, Modbury Local History Society

This is the last Will and Testament of me John Cuming of Modbury in the County of Devon Carpenter I give and devise unto my Sons John Cuming and Richard Cuming All that Messuage or Tenement and Herbgarden with the Appurtenances wherein I now live situate on the Eastern Side of a certain Street called Brownston Street, within the Borough and Parish of Modbury aforesaid To Hold the same unto my said Sons John Cuming and Richard Cuming equally to be divided between them as Tenants in Common and not as Joint tenants and to their several and respective Heirs and Assigns forever And I give and bequeath all and singular my Monies Goods Chattels and personal and testamentary Estate whatsoever unto my Wife Ann Cuming whom I make and constitute whole and sole Executrix of this my last Will and Testament In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my Hand and Seal the Twentieth Day of February in the Year of our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Four./.
             John Cuming L. S.

Signed Sealed Published and Declared by the above named John Cuming the Testator as and for his Last Will and Testament in Presence of us who at his request, and in his Presence, and in the Presence of each other have subscribed our Names as Witnesses thereto
      William Langworthy
      Fra[ncis] Pearse
      Jno. Andrewes

This is a true Copy of the Probate Copy of the above mentioned Will, examined therewith this fourth day of April One Thousand Eight Hundred and Eleven, by us ./.

                  Jno: Andrews
                  John Andrews Jun[io]r. -

Endorsed: 20th Feb[ruar]y 1804.

Attested Copy of the Probate Copy of the Will of Mr. John Cuming dec[eas]ed

Proved at Totnes - 9th April 1806.

Modbury Local History Society Archives Ref. MSP 33