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Will of Jane Blake, Widow of Plymouth

Proved 24 July 1845

© Crown Copyright

PROB 11/2020/328, Records of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury

Transcribed by Elizabeth Kipp

1 This is the last Will and Testament  
2 of me Jane Blake of Plimouth in the County of Devon Widow I
3 direct my body to be decently interred at the discretion of my Executor
4 hereinafter named in the Church yard of the Parish Church of Charles in
5 Plymouth aforesaid by the side of my deceased husband I give and bequ-
6 eath unto my Cousin Margaret Mary Lovell of Plymouth aforesaid
7 widow the legacy or sum of five pounds to be laid out in the purchase
8 of a ring or some other token of my esteem and regard also I give and
9 bequeath unto my nephew Elias Keys of Devonport in the County
10 of Devon printer my Fathers picture or likeness and I give and bequeath
11 unto the wife of the said Elias Keys all the wearing apparel of which
12 I shall be possessed at the time of my decease And as to and concer-
13 ning all the rest Residue and remainder of my monies securities for
14 money goods chattels articles and effects and personal estate whatsoever
15 not hereinbefore bequeathed I give and bequeath the same and every
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16 part and parcel thereof unto my dear Grandson Alfred L__aft the
17 younger to and for his own absolute use benefit and disposal and I do
18 hereby nominate constitute and appoint my good friend Charles Cobley
19 Whiteford of Plymouth aforesaid Solicitor Sole Executor of this my Will
20 hereby revoking all former and other wills by me at any time hereto
21 fore made and declaring this to be my only last Will and Testament In testi-
22 money whereof I the said Jane Blake have to this my last Will and Tes-
23 tament set my hand and Seal the fourth day of March in the year of
24 our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty three Jane Blake
25 Signed Sealed published and declared by the above named Jane
26 Blake the Testatrix as and for her last Will and Testament in the pre-
27 sence of us being present at the same time who at the request and in
28 her presence and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names
29 as Witnesses hereto Wm B Lane of Plymouth Gentleman Jas G
30 Ford Clerk to Messrs Whiteford and Bennett Solr Plymouth
31 Proved at London 24th July 1845 before the Worshipful Fredewric
32 Thomas Pratt Doctor of Laws and Surrogate by the Oath of Charles
33 Cobley Whiteford Esquire the sole Executor to whom admon was granted
34 having been first sworn duly to administer

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