Will detail

Will of James Markwick of Crowhurst

Date signed: 19 Feb 1699, Probate date: 13 Jan 1700

In the name of God Amen I James Markwick of the parish of Crowhurst, carpenter, in the county of Sussex, being of sound mind and good and perfect memory, thanks be given to Almighty God my maker, and to Jesus Christ my redeemer into whose hands I commit my soul hoping to receive pardon of all my sins and a glorious immortality, this nineteenth day of February 1699, I make and ordain this my last will and testament in manner and form following, that is to say, my body to be buried in a decent manner and after my funeral expenses discharged and my debts paid I bequeath as followeth:

Item – I give and bequeath unto my loving wife Elizabeth Markweeke one messuage and tenement called by the name of Groundilly with the appurtenances thereunto belonging to her, heirs, executors and administrators and assigns for ever;

Item – I give unto my before named wife Elizabeth all and all manner my household goods and movables whatsoever to enable her to bring up her children; and I constitute and ordain my loving wife Elizabeth Markwick my whole and full executrix of this my last will and testament;

And I renounce all other wills and testaments and executor or executors before made or ordained by me the fore named James Markwick.

James Markwick

Published, signed, sealed in the presence of us:

William Baker his X mark

John Fuller [-?-]

Matthew King [-?-]

13 January 1700 … Elizabeth Markwick executrix …

Transcribed by:

Domonic Motto.



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