Will detail

Will of John Longley of Battle

Date signed: 04 Apr 1807, Probate date: 04 Jan 1808

This is the last will and testament of me John Longley, Battle in the county of Sussex, Bricklayer, made and published this fourth day of April in the year of our Lord One Thousand eight hundred and seven. First, I will and direct that all my just debts, funeral expenses and the costs of proving and executing this will be fully paid and discharged. I give and bequeath unto my son Henry Longley all my household goods, implements of household, beds, bedding linen and furniture of all kinds. Also I give and bequeath unto my said son Henry Longley one hundred and eighty eight pounds of good and lawful money of Great Britain. Also I give and bequeath unto my son Thomas Longley five pounds of like lawful money. Also I give and bequeath unto my daughters Mary Lilliwhite, alias Motley and Sarah Scivens one shilling each of like lawful money. All the rest residue and remainder of my personal estate of what nature or kind soever I give and bequeath unto John Longley, Elizabeth Longley, Grace Spencer, William Longley and Ann Glenfield (my sons and daughters) equally to be divided between such of them as shall be then living, share and share alike. And I do hereby constitute and appoint my said son Henry Longley executor of this my last will and testament and revoking all other wills heretofore by me made. I do declare this to be my last. In witness whereof I the said John Longley, the testator have to this my last will and testament set my hand and seal the day and year first above written.

John Longley

Signed, sealed, published and declared by the said John Longley the testator, as and for his last will and testament in the presence of us who have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses thereto at his request in his presence and in the presence of each other.

Tho. Vidler

Wm Ticehurst

Winchelsea Jan 4 1808. On this day was sworn Henry Longley sole executor in this will named to whom was committed the execution of the same and the administration of the goods and chattels

The value of goods and chattels sworn to be under four hundred and fifty pounds.

D. Hollingbery

Transcribed by:

Domonic Motto.



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