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Wills of Rochester Shipwrights 1652 - 1837
Prerogative Court of Canterbury (P.C.C.) Wills  (Pre 1858)

John ALDRIDGE - 1653

IN THE NAME OF GOD AMEN the twelthe day of October Ao 1642 in the eighteenth yeare of the raigne of our Souveraigne Lord King Charles that now is of England Etc I JOHN ALDRIDGE if the Cittie of Rochester in the County of Kent Shipwright being sick and weake in bodie but of good and perfect mynde and memory doe make this my last will and testament as followeth vizt first I Committ my soule to Allmighty God my Creator And my bodie to be buried at the discretion of my Executors hereafter named And as concerning the disposition of such worldly substance as it hath pleased God to blesse mee withall I dispose the same as followeth Imprimis my will is that all that my lease of all that my messuage or tenement with the backside gardens with the appurts in the occupation of ANTHONY MEDCALFE or his Assignes situate in St. Patrick's Streete neere the Cittie of Dublin in Ireland shall be sold by my Executors hereafter named And the money thereof arising my debts first paid I give and bequeath to my Mother ALICE HUGHES my brothers AUGUSTINE ALDRIDGE WILLIAM ALDRIDGE the elder WILLIAM ALDRIDGE the younger AMBROSE ALDRIDGE and my brother in lawe WILLIAM PASKE equally to be divided among them It I give and bequeath unto ELIZABETH PASKE my Sister the summe of five shillings Item I nominate and appoint my brothers AUGUSTINE ALDRIDGE WILLIAM ALDRIDGE and my brother in lawe WILLIAM PASKE Executors of this my last will and testament In witness whereof I the sayd JOHN ALDRIDGE have hereto set my hand and seale the day and yeare aforesayd JOHN ALDRIDGE Signed Sealed published and declared by the Testator to be his last will and testament in the presence of us RO. HEATH RICHARD MARCHAN Sig JO WARDEN

Proved 23rd May 1653 Power reserved to Augustine and William Aldridge

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