Will detail

Will of Ann Richerson of Brede

Date signed: 29 Dec 1736, Probate date: 25 Mar 1738

In the name of God Amen, I Ann Richerson widow of the parish of Bread in the county of Sussex, being of mind and memory do make and ordain this my last will and testament in manner and form following viz;

First I commend my soul into the hands of Almighty God and my body I commit to the earth to be decently buried at the parish church of Bread as aforesaid by my executor hereafter named and as touching my temporal estate I give and dispose thereof as followeth

Impris I give and bequeath unto my eldest son Henry Richerson the executor of my will the sum of thirty pounds;

Item – I give and bequeath to my son Richard Richerson and my daughter Ann Richerson the sum of one hundred and ninety pounds to be equally divided between them to be paid within a quarter of a year after my death and further my desire is that my son Richard Richerson do make my coffin at his own expense;

Item – I give and bequeath to daughter Ann Richerson all my linen and wearing apparel

Whereof I heave hereunto set my hand and seal this twenty ninth day of December 1736.

The mark of Ann Richerson

Signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of us

Thomas Miles Samuel Maye John Crosby

March 25 1738 was sworn Henry Richardson executor named in this will to whom was committed the administration of w. goods and the burden of the execution of the same before us … E. Hill

Transcribed by:

Domonic Motto.



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