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Will of Josiah Udall, Private in the Plymouth Division of Marines and now belonging to His Majesty's Ship Albion

Proved 22 December 1780

© Crown Copyright

PROB 11/1072, Records of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, Collins Quire Numbers: 550 - 591

Transcribed by Ros Dunning

In the Name of God Amen I Josiah Udall Private in the Plymouth Division of Marines and now belonging to his Majesty's Ship Albion John Carter Allen Esquire Commander being of a sound and disposing mind and memory and considering the dangers of the Seas and the uncertainties of this Transitory Life do (for avoiding Controversies after my decease) make publish and declare this my last Will and Testament in manner following (that is to say) all my Prize Money Wages Sum and Sums of Money Lands Tenements Goods Chattels and Estate whatsoever as shall be in any ways due owing or belonging unto me at the time of my decease I give devise and bequeath the same unto my beloved wife Mary Udall of the Parish of Stoke Damerel in the County of Devon And I do hereby nominate and appoint my said beloved Wife Mary Udall of the Parish of Stoke Damerel my sole Executrix of this my last Will and Testament hereby revoking all former and other Wills Testaments and Deeds of Gift by me at any time heretofore made and I do ordain and ratify these Presents to stand and be for my only last Will and Testament In Witness whereof to this my last Will I have set my Hand and Seal the fourteenth day of April and in the seventeenth Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the third over Great Britain ffrance and Ireland King Defender of the ffaith and so forth And in the Year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and seventy seven Josiah Udall + his mark

(Attestation Clause)

Thomas Joseph Serjn of Marr    William Bulloy Ditto    Thos Sullivan    Jn Carters Allen

Proved at London 22 December 1780