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Will of William Wingett of Plymouth (1855)

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National Archives Catalogue Reference: PROB 11/2223

Transcribed by Pam Jackson, provided by Sandra Windeatt

[This transcription was 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. The surnames have been changed to uppercase to aid family historians.]


I William WINGETT (Gentleman) late Master Cooper of Her Majesty's Royal William Victualling Yard Stonehouse but but now at the date of this my Will visiting at No. 14 Constantine Street Plymouth in the County of Devon Being of good health and sound in mind and memory and resolved to settle my worldly affairs and for the love and affection which I bear to my wife Margaret WINGETT I do hereby nominate and appoint the said Margaret WINGETT sole Heiress and Executrix to the whole of my personal estate both real and personal as herein mentioned I give and assign to the said Margaret WINGETT her heirs executors and administrators all that (fee simple) dwellinghouse garden and appurtenances thereunto belonging known as No. 6 North Hill in the Borough of Plymouth in the County of Devon now occupied by the Widow of the late Daniel SHOWEN a Lieutenant in the Royal Navy I also give in like manner to Margaret my beloved wife all that fee simple dwellinghouse and appurtenances thereunto belonging known as No. 14 Constantine Street in the Borough of Plymouth in the County of Devon for her sole use heirs executors and assigns I also give to the said Margaret my beloved wife all goods and chattels of whatsoever nature and wheresoever situated together with all Policies of Assurance already effected or to be effected on my life and all other securities of whatsoever description the same may be I William WINGETT do declare that these presents are granted under this obligation that Margaret my Executrix make payment of all my just and lawful debts and funeral expenses and that I hold the reservation of a full power to alter this my Will or revoke it as I shall see fit In witness whereof I have set my hand and seal this 19 January 1855 in the presence of my Attestators~~William Wingett~~(LS)~Signed sealed and delivered by the Testator in the presence of each of us as witnesses~~William MADDICK Gentleman No. 10 Constantine Street~~John FISHLEY Gentleman 56 Cobourg Street Plymouth

Appeared personally John FISHLEY of Plymouth in the County of Devon Gentleman and made oath that he is one of the subscribed witnesses to the last Will and Testament of William WINGETT late of No. 14 Constantine Street Plymouth in the County of Devon formerly Master Cooper of Her Majesty's Royal William Victualling Yard at Stonehouse in the same County deceased the said Will being now hereunto annexed and bearing date the nineteenth day of January one thousand eight hundred and fifty five And he further made oath that on the said nineteenth day of January one thousand eight hundred and fifty five the said deceased duly executed the said Will by signing his name thereto in the presence of the Deponent and of William MADDICK the other subscribed witness thereto both of whom were present at the same time and this Deponent and the said William Maddick thereupon attested and subscribed the said Will in the presence of the said deceased and each other~~J.Fishley~~On the twenty sixth day of October 1855 the said John FISHLEY was duly sworn to the truth of this Affidavit by virtue of the annexed Commission Before me~~H. A. Greaves Commissioner

Proved at London 3rd November 1855 before the Judge by the oath of Margaret WINGETT Widow the Relict sole Executrix to whom Administration was ordered having been sworn by Commission duly to Administer