Will detail

Will of Stephen Butler of Rye

Date signed: 24 Mar 1818, Probate date: 01 Oct 1818

In the name of God Amen I Stephen Butler at this time at my brother Edward Butler in the parish of Rye in the County of Sussex being in sound mind revoking all and every other do make and design this to be my last Will and Testament by the which aforesaid Will and Testament I give and bequeath the undermentioned property that is to say one hundred pounds now in possession of Mr Abraham Butler senior on a note of hand also one hundred and fifty pounds in the possession of Mr William Anderson of Highgate Middlesex on a note of hand also cash &c &c to be equally divided between my brother Edwd Butler of the parish of Rye and my brother Abr’m Butler of the parish of Peasmarsh and my sister Jane Jenkins of Saltwood near Hythe Kent and to Mary Ann Fuller of Saint Mathews, Ipswich in the County of Suffolk. Also I give to my brother Edwd Butler of my books to the amount of twenty pounds such as he shall prefer or select for himself. I also give to my brother Abr’m Butler of my books to the amount of ten pounds and also to my sister Jane Jenkins I give books to the amount of ten pounds the selection of the books to be made for my brother Abr’m and my sister Jane by my brother Edwd and after the said selection of the books for each the remainder of my books to be equally divided between the said Edward Butler, Ab’m Butler and Jane Jenkins. I also give the whole of my wearing apparel to my brother Abm Butler. I also appoint my brother Edward Butler and my brother John Jenkins to be executors of this my last Will & Testament. Witness my hand this 24th day of March 1818. Stephen Butler

Signed in the presence of us Ed Banister; John Russell

Proved at London 1st October 1818 before the Worshipful John Daubeny, Doctor of Laws and Surrogate by the oaths of Edward Butler the brother & John Jenkings the exors to whom admon was granted being first sworn duly to administer.

Transcribed by:

Dave Woolven.

Notes about this will:

Jenkins & Jenkings are as per the document. DW



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