Will detail

Will of Grace Elphick of Hailsham

Date signed: 04 Oct 1809, Probate date: 12 Jan 1810

This is the last will and testament of me, Grace Elphick of Hailsham in the county of Sussex, widow. That is to say my will is and I do hereby direct that all such debts as I shall justly owe at the time of my death, my funeral expenses and the expenses of proving my said will shall in the first place be duly paid and satisfied and after payment thereof I give and dispose of all the rest and reside of my monies, good, chattels and personal estate whatsoever and of what kind or quality soever the same maybe in manner following that is to say one fifth part thereof unto my nephew John Holbeam on other fifth part unto my niece Martha Stapley, one other fifth part thereof unto my nephew William Weller, one other fifth part thereof unto my nephew Henry Weller also the remaining fifth part thereof I give to my said nephew William Weller upon trust to pay and apply the same to or for the use and benefit of my niece Sarah Hook at such time or times and in such proportions and manner as be his executors or administrators shall in his or their discretions think fit, and if it shall happen that my said nephew William Holbeam shall not be living at the time of my death in the case I give the part and share of my said monies and estate which I have herein before given to the said John Holbeam unto all the other legatees in this my will named, equally to be divided between them share and share alike but upon such and the same trust as to the said last mentioned share of my said niece Sarah Hook as is hereinbefore mentioned touching the original share of my said monies and estate by me hereinbefore given to my said nephew William Weller for the benefit of my said niece Sarah Hook and in will is that my said monies and estate shall be divided and paid amongst and to the several legatees to whom I have hereby given the same as soon after my decease as conveniently can be. And I constitute and appoint my said nephew William Weller sole executor of this my last will and testament and do hereby revoke all former and other wills by me at any time or times heretofore made and declare this only to be my last will and testament. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the fourth day of October in the year of our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Nine.

The mark of Grace Elphick,br>Signed and sealed by the above named Grace Elphick and by her published and declared as and for her last will and testament in the presence of us who have hereunder subscribed our names as witnesses hereto in her presence.

Jn Sinnock

Jn. Sinnock Jun.

12th January 1810 then was sworn William Weller the sold executor named in the will to when was committed the burthen of the execution thereof sworn also that the goods, chattels and credits of the said deceased do not amount in value unto one hundred pounds.

By us E. R. Raynes

Transcribed by:

Domonic Motto.



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