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Will of Jane Wingett of Plymouth, 1827

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National Archives Catalogue Reference: PROB 11/1729

Transcribed by Sandra Windeatt

[This transcription has been made from the scanned image held at The National Archives, and is a copy of that in my Windeatts on the Web pages, where much more information is available. I have made this very rough transcription and it was difficult to read and probably contains lots of errors. Check the original for complete accuracy. I have changed the surnames to uppercase to aid family historians.]


In the Name of God, Amen. This is the last Will and Testament of me Jane WINGETT of Plymouth Widow who being of a sound and disposing mind memory and understanding so for avoiding controversies after my death make publish and declare this to be my last Will and Testament in manner following that is to say I will and desire that all my just debts and funeral expenses be paid and also that costs of proving this my Will also I hereby release and discharge my son Thomas WINGETT of and from the payment of the sum of one hundred pounds which he now owes me and which I lent him some years ago and in consideration of such release and discharge I give and bequeath to him the sum of one shilling only. I give and bequeath unto my daughter Elizabeth all my wearing apparel plate linen china and household Goods and furniture in case she shall be sole and unmarried at the time of my death but in case she shall be then married then I give the same unto and amongst my three children Mary COOMBE wife of John COOMBE of Bridestow ____ [?Great] my son William WINGETT and the said Elizabeth WINGETT to be divided equally between them share and share alike and in case they cannot agree on a division of it then I direct the same to be sold and the money to arise by said sale to be equally divided between them as to all and singular my money in the stocks or funds of Great Britain standing in the name of Giles WELSFORD William Adams WELSFORD and Peter WELSFORD or any other name or names to which I am now or shall be entitled at the time of my death and all the rest residue and remainder of my monies securities for money Goods and Chattells personal and testamentary estate and effects of what nature or kind soever and whatsoever I give devise and bequeath the same and every part and parcel thereof unto my said son William WINGETT and my said daughters Mary COOMBE and Elizabeth WINGETT to be equally divided between them share and share alike and I do hereby nominate constitute and appoint my said son William WINGETT sole Executor of this my Will in Testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this nineteenth day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty-five.

Jane WINGETT (SS)

Signed sealed published and delivered by the above named Jane WINGETT the Testatrix as and for her last Will and Testament in the presence of us Eliza BURNARD S BURNARD

Proved at London 9th July 1827 before the Judge by the Oath of William WINGETT the Son that sole Executor to whom Admon was granted having been first sworn by Common duty to administer