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Wills of Rochester Shipwrights 1652 - 1837
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Edward Crump 1819

Edward Crump seems to be a forgotten figure in Rochester's history. He and Charles Ross, Senior, who was his brother in law, were probably partners in the private shipbuilding industry of Rochester, although the exact business relationship is not clear. Ships were built in the 18th century by Ross's company some for the Hudson Bay Company. In 1790 Crump is mentioned in the Kentish Gazette as a "shipbuilder" of Rochester.
   Charles Ross's son, also Charles, although only about 21, is said to be a shipbuilder, in 1791; he also married this year Mary Baldock.
   In 1803, Crump was the purchaser from the Dean and Chapter of Rochester of a 40 year leases on 2 houses, a wharf and shipyard. I am presuming this is Acorn Wharf. But until the West Kent archives at Strood, closed during the present pandemic, reopens it is not possible to see if the lease names Acorn Wharf, which was the Ross yard.
   Charles Junior died in 1808 and his widow, Mary took over the business and it was through her correspondence that business was done with the Admiralty. No mention seems to be made of Crump in connection with the operation of the business, yet he seems to have been a presence in shipbuilding in Rochester in the 18th century and close relation of the Ross family, brother in law to Charles Senior and uncle to Charles Junior and at the age of about 58 in 1791, a man of considerable experience and expertise, so Charles Ross Junior and Mary Ross must have relied heavily on him, especially when Mary carried on the business from 1808 to 1814.

THIS IS THE LAST WILL and Testament of me EDWARD CRUMP of the City of Rochester in the County of Kent formerly Shipwright but now Gentleman which I make in manner following that is to say I do hereby give devise and bequeath unto my good friends JOSEPH SLATTERIE of Chatham in the said County Minister of the Gospel and WILLIAM BATE of the same place Draper and my dear Great Nephew EDWARD DELL of Woolwich in the same County of Kent Gentleman (my Executors herein after named and appointed) all those my seven Leasehold Messuages tenements or Dwellinghouses which I hold by two separate Leases of the Dean and Chapter of the Cathedral Church of Rochester (but described in one lease five houses and the other one with the Yards Gardens and appurtenances thereunto respectively belonging situate lying and being on the Brook or Smithfield Bank in the parish of Chatham aforesaid and now in the occupation of [          ] COLLETT and others to hold the same unto them the said JOSEPH SLATTERIE WILLIAM BATE and EDWARD DELL their Executors and Administrators upon trust as soon as conveniently may be after my decease to make sale and dispose of the said Leasehold premises either by public auction or private contract to any person or persons who shall be willing to become and to be the purchaser or purchasers thereof for the best price and most money that can be reasonably had and gotten for the same and after paying all costs charges and expenses attending such sale or sales It is my mind and will that they my said Trustees and Executors or the Survivors or Survivor of them or the Executors & administrators of such Survivor shall stand possessed of the net produce thereof upon trust In the first place to pay all debts which I may owe at the time of my decease and after the payment thereof I give and bequeath thereon the following legacies to the said JOSEPH SLATTERIE one hundred pounds and to the said WILLIAM BATE the sum of forty pounds as a token of my regard and for the care and trouble they will have in in and about the execution of this my will and the trusts thereof and the residue of such trust monies I give and bequeath to my dear Wife ELIZABETH CRUMP for her own use and benefit and I do hereby give and bequeath unto them the said JOSEPH SLATTERIE WILLIAM BATE and EDWARD DELL the sum of one hundred pounds Stock Navy five per cent annuities of which for the convenience of receiving the Interest I lately transferred into the name of the said EDWARD DELL and I do direct him his Executors or Administrators (as soon as conveniently may be after my decease) to transfer and sell out such stock and if in the event of his death before me the same be performed by his Exors or Admons that they deliver the produce thereof to my Surviving trustees and executors And it is my mind and will that they the said JOSEPH SLATTERIE WILLIAM BATE and EDWARD DELL and the Survivors or Survivor of them and the Executors Administrators of such Survivor do and shall stand and be possessed of the produce of such sale Upon trust to pay and satisfy the costs and charges of my funeral and the proving of this my will and any surplus thereof I give and bequeath to my said dear Wife ELIZABETH CRUMP for her own use and benefit And I do hereby give and devise all that my freehold Messuages or Tenements Hereditaments and premises situate lying and being in Plumbers otherwise Plummers Row Mile End Old Street in the County of Middlesex and now in the tenure or occupation of my dear Sister MARY PIZZEY unto her the said MARY PIZZEY for and during the term of her natural life and from and immediately after her decease I give and devise unto my Great Nephew THOMAS ANDERSON Son of my said Sisterís Daughter MARY ANDERSON the said last mentioned Messuage or tenement and premises to Hold the same unto him the said THOMAS ANDERSON his heirs and assigns for ever and I do hereby give and devise unto my said dear Wife ELIZABETH CRUMP all that my Messuage or tenement hereditaments situate at the Corner of Crow Lane in the said City of Rochester and now in the tenure or occupation of [          ] LOWRY And also all that my tenement or dwelling house yard and premises situate in the said Lane called Crow Lane in the City of Rochester and now in the occupation of [          ] PANKHURST (being one of three sometime since erected and built by me on ground heretofore belonging to the premises last mentioned and those in the tenure or occupation of [          ] HUBBARD and also all those six messuages or tenements yards gardens and premises situate lying and being in Saint Margaretís Street in the tenure or occupation of [          ] WATERHOUSE [          ] COX the Widow WILLIAMS and others to hold the same respectively unto her the said ELIZABETH CRUMP and her assigns for and during the term of her natural life she keeping the same in good and tenantable repair order and good condition And from and immediately after her decease Then for and concerning the said messuage or tenement and premises at the Corner of Crow Lane and now in the occupation of [          ] LOWRY with the cellar under the same at present used with my said Messuage or tenement with my said Messuage or tenement in the occupation of [          ] HUBBARD Tailor and Draper so Soon as the Lease of the adjoining premises ends and determined I give and devise the same unto my dear Sister REBECCA ROSS of Gravesend in the said County of Kent Widow and her Daughter REBECCA ROSS of the same ace Spinster and their assigns for and during the term of their joint natural lives and the life of the Survivor or the longer lived of them And from and after the decease of such Survivor I give and devise unto my said Great Nephew EDWARD DELL the said messuage or tenement and premises in the occupation of [          ] LOWRY with the said cellar (on the expiration 0f the Lease thereof) To hold the same unto him the said EDWARD DELL his heirs and assigns for ever and as or for and concerning four of the said Messuages in Saint Margaretís Street (which an ? in one conveyance made thereof and by the Commissioners for the redemption of the Land Tax) I do hereby give and devise the same from and after the the decease of my said Wife ELIZABETH CRUMP unto them the said JOSEPH SLATTERIE WILLIAM BATE and EDWARD DELL and their heirs Upon trust that they my said Trustees or the Survivors or Survivor of them and the heirs executors or administrators of such Survivor do and shall as soon as conveniently may be after the decease of my said Wife make sale and dispose of the last mentioned premises either by public sale or private contract to any person or persons who shall be willing to become and to be the purchaser or purchaser thereof for the best price and most money that can be reasonably has and gotten for the same and to facilitate such sale or sales do and shall make and execute all such deeds conveyances and assurances in the law whatsoever as shall be needful and necessary to effect and confirm the same And I do hereby declare that upon payment of the money to arise therefrom It shall and may be lawful to and for the said JOSEPH SLATTERIE WILLIAM BATE and EDWARD DELL and the Survivors or Survivor of them and the heirs executors or admons of such Survivor to give and sign any receipt or receipts for the money or monies to arise by such sale or sales which receipt or receipts shall be good and sufficient release and discharges both at law and in equity to any purchaser or purchasers his heirs or their several heirs executors administrators and assigns for so much of the said purchase money as in any such receipt or receipts shall be expressed or acknowledged to be received And from and after the same be given he she or they shall be and are hereby are absolutely acquitted and discharged of and from the same purchase money or purchase monies and shall not be thenceforth be bound or obliged to see to the application thereof or be answerable or accountable for the loss misapplication or non-application thereof And it is my mind and will that that they my said Trustees and executors and the Survivors or Survivor of them and the executors or admons of such Survivor do and shall stand and be possessed of the monies arising therefrom Upon the trusts and to and for the ends intents and purposes herein after mentioned and as to and for and concerning the other two messuages or tenements and premises in Saint Margaretís which are intended in one conveyance made thereof to me by the said Commissioners for the redemption of the Land Tax I do hereby give and devise the same from and after the decease of my said Wife unto him the said EDWARD DELL his heirs and assigns for ever And I do hereby give and devise all that my said Messuage or Tenement hereditament s and premises now in the occupation of the said [ ] HUBBARD situate and fronting the High Street of Rochester aforesaid (except the said Cellar which is under the adjoining premises in the occupation of [          ] LOWRY from and after the expiration of the existing Lease) unto them my said Sister REBECCA ROSS and her Daughter REBECCA ROSS and their assigns for and during the term of their joint natural lives and the life of the Survivor or longer lived of them and from and immediately after the decease of such survivor I do hereby give and devise unto my dear Great Nephews EDWARD ROSS CHARLES ROSS STEPHEN ROSS and THOMAS ROSS Sons of my late Nephew CHARLES ROSS formerly of Rochester aforesaid Shipbuilder deceased the said last mentioned Mesuage or tenement hereditaments and premises (except the said Cellar on the expiration of the said Lease) To hold the same unto them the said EDWARD ROSS CHARLES ROSS STEPHEN ROSS and THOMAS ROSS in and by equal parts shares and proportions and to their respective heirs and assigns for ever as tenants in common and not as joint tenants and I do hereby give and devise all those my two other tenements yards and premises situate in Crow Lane aforesaid near and adjoining the last mentioned and now or late in the tenure or occupation of [          ] EASTWOOD and [          ] TENAR? (and being the remaining two of the three tenements and premises so erected and built on part of the Estate now in the occupation of [          ] LOWRY and [          ] HUBBARD or one of them) to my said Sister REBECCA ROSS and her Daughter REBECCA ROSS and the survivor of them for and during the term of the natural life of my said Wife ELIZABETH CRUMP and from and after the decease of my said Wife I give and devise the said last two mentioned Tenements or Dwelling houses and premises and also the said tenement or dwelling house yard and premises next and adjoining and now in the occupation of [          ] PANKHURST unto the said EDWARD DELL his heirs and assigns for ever and I do hereby give devise and bequeath unto SARAH GLOSLER (the Servant now residing with me and my said Wife) all those my three Leasehold Messuages or tenements (which I hold from the Dean and Chapter of Rochester but described in the lease only as two) with the Hereditaments and premises thereunto belonging situate lying and being near the White Hart on the Brook or Smithfield Bank aforesaid and now or late in the tenure or occupation of [          ] READ and others with all rights and benefits of renewal To hold the same unto her the said SARAH GLOSLER her executors administrators and assigns from and after the fourth feast or usual quarterly day for payment of rent in the year which shall happen next after my decease for and during the remainder of my term and interest therein then to come and unexpired for her and her own use and benefit subject to the rents covenants and agreements reserved mentioned and contained on my part and behalf in the Lease whereby I hold the same premises and renewing the same at her own costs and charges if she be so minded and the said lease come in the course of renewal within the said four quarters and I do hereby give and bequeath unto my said dear Wife ELIZABETH CRUMP all the ready money which shall be in my Dwelling house at the time of my decease together with such part and so much of my household goods and furniture plate linen and China which belonged to her at the time of our marriage (An Inventory or Account of which the said SARAH GLOSLER has or will testify?) and all the rents which may bet then due and owing to me for all and every my Freehold and Leasehold premises (except those therein before given and devised to my said Sister MARY PIZZEY) together with the first four quarters rent of the said three leasehold messuages of tenements hereditaments and premises on the Brook Chatham in the occupation of [          ] READ and others for the sole and only proper use and benefit of my said Wife and I do hereby further give and bequeath unto my said dear Wife ELIZABETH CRUMP for and during the term of her natural life the interest dividends and annual produce of and singular my monies due upon Mortgage Bond Bill note or other security and also the use and occupation for the like time of all the remaining part of my household goods and furniture plate linen and China And if during my said Wifeís life any of my said securities should be paid off and discharged then I direct my said Trustees and executors to lay out at interest the monies so coming into their hands or some or one of the public Stocks or Funds or in the purchase of Government Securities whereby the principal may easily be obtained at her decease and in the meantime to pay her during her life the dividends or interest to arise and arrive from such    ?    purchased Stock and securities and from and after the decease of my said Wife It is my mind and will that the said JOSEPH SLATTERIE WILLIAM BATE and EDWARD DELL and the Survivors or Survivor of them and the executors and administrators of such Survivor do and shall call in all my mortgages bonds bills notes and all other securities which may be then outstanding and due and owing to my said Estate by giving each of the said parties six calendar months notice for that purpose and stand possessed of the monies arising therefrom and all and every the Stocks funds or Government securities that I may die possessed of or those which may be purchased by my said Trustees and executors or  n  ?    with the purchase monies arising from the sale or sales of the said four messuages or tenements and premises in Saint Margaretís Upon trust and I do hereby give and bequeath and direct to be paid there out from the first monies which may come to their hands sufficient for the purpose the following legacies that is to say To my said Sister REBECCA ROSS and her daughter REBECCA ROSS or the Survivor of them the sum of two hundred pounds of lawful money of Great Britain for their own use and benefit To Niece MARY ANDERSON (the now Wife of          ] ANDERSON) the sum of fifty pounds And to my Niece ELIZA EDGAR (the now Wife of [          ] EDGAR )the sum of one hundred pounds of like lawful money for their own use and benefit But as to the legacy of the said ELIZA EDGAR I do herby direct it is to be independent of her present or any future husband with whom she may remarry and not to be subject or liable to but free from his will power or control debts or engagements and that her receipt for the same whether married or sole and notwithstanding her covertue shall be a good and sufficient discharge said Executors And further I give and bequeath thereout unto my my Great Nieces SARY MARY and REBECCA ROSS (children of my said late Nephew CHARLES ROSS and to MARY ANN DUNCAN late MARY ANN ANDERSON (one of the Daughters of my said Niece MARY ANDERSON) the sum of one hundred pounds each To FANNY SLATTERIE and ELIZA SLATTERIE two of the Daughters of the said JOSEPH SLATTERIE to my Wife's Niece MARY BAKER to SARAH CRUMP DELL (the Daughter of the said EDWARD DELL ) And to my said Great Nephew THOMAS ANDERSON the sum of fifty pounds each for their respective use and benefit and which last mentioned legacies I direct shall become a vested and trans missable interest in them   ?   ?   ?   the said several legacies immediately on my decease and to be paid and payable to such of them as may be under age as and when they attain their ages of twenty one years or days of marriage which shall first happen and the interest in the meantime to be paid and applied for and towards their respective maintenance and support Also I bequeath thereout unto the said EDWARD DELL to his Brother WILLIAM DELL and to the said SARAH GLOSLER the sum of fifty pounds each and to my Great Nephews BENJAMIN DELL CHARLES DELL and JOSEPH DELL Brothers of the said EDWARD & WILLIAM DELL And to JOHN CLIFFORD of Sittingbourne in the County of Kent Blacksmith the sum of nineteen pounds nineteen shillings each and to my Friend JOHN DARBY of the Inner Temple London Gentleman the sum of ten pounds all of like lawful money for their respective use and benefit and to be a like vested interest in them immediately on my decease and I do hereby direct that the    ?    of such trust monies (except what is hereinafter next mentioned shall sink into and be considered as part of my personal estate and go as I have bequeathed the same And also for and concerning the sum of two hundred pounds due and owing to me from the said JOHN CLIFFORD or any Stocks Funds Securities to be purchased or laid out with the money arising therefrom I do hereby give and bequeath the same from and after my said Wife's decease unto my said Sister MARY PIZZEY in case she shall then be living and if dead then unto her Daughter the said MARY ANDERSON and unto ELIZABETH DELL (the Wife of the said EDWARD DELL) in and by equal parts shares and proportions for their respective use and benefit and I do hereby give and bequeath unto the said EDWARD DELL my share in the Kent Fire Office And whereas under and by virtue of a Deed of Covenant bearing date the seventeenth day of January One thousand eight hundred and nine I am now entitled to the sum of three hundred and fifty pounds and interest to arrive thereon from and after the decease of my Wife ELIZABETH CRUMP Now I do hereby give and bequeath the sum of one hundred pounds part thereof with the interest to arrive as aforesaid unto the said SARAH GLOSLER if she should outlive my said Wife but not otherwise for her own use and benefit One hundred pounds other part thereof to sink into the residue of my Estate and the remaining sum of one hundred and fifty pounds with the interest to arrive therefrom as aforesaid unto the said MARY ANN DUNCAN late MARY ANN ANDERSON and her two Sisters ELIZABETH ANDERSON and SARAH ANDERSON in and by equal parts shares and proportions to be paid and payable to such of them who may be under age as and when they shall obtain their respective ages of twenty one years or be married but in case of the decease of any or either of them during the life time of me and my said Wife without their leaving lawful Issue then I give and bequeath the part and share or her of them so dying unto the survivors or survivor if more than one in like shares and if but one the whole to such only surviving one And as to all the rest residue and remainder of my trust monies Stocks Funds and Securities and other my personal Estate and Effects whatsoever and wheresoever and of what nature or kind soever the same doth shall or may consist of which may be due owing or belonging unto me or which I may be interested in or entitled to at the time of my decease in by or through any right    ?    or means whatsoever I do hereby give and bequeath the same unto them my said Sisters MARY PIZZEY and REBECCA ROSS in and by equal parts shares and proportions for their own use and benefit But in case my said Sisters or either of them shall then be dead I give the part of share of her my said Sister MARY PIZZEY unto her Daughter the said MARY ANDERSON and the part and share of her my said Sister REBECCA ROSS unto her Daughter REBECCA ROSS for their respective use and benefit of my said Nieces    ?    who may so become entitled and I do hereby constitute and appoint them the said JOSEPH SLATTERIE WILLIAM BATE and EDWARD DELL Executors hereof and authorise and empower them and each of them and at    ?    all    ?    and    ?    whatsoever to reimburse themselves    ?    out of my said Estate and Effects or the income    ?    produce thereof all costs charges and expenses whatever which they shall pay expend or be put unto or which shall be    ?    or sustained by any or either of them in and about the execution of this my will and the trusts thereof or any suit or proceedings act in matter or thing whatsoever relating thereto and I do hereby declare that monies or any other parts of my Estate and Effects or the income or produce thereof that shall be actually received by them or come to their respective hands by virtue of this my will and the trusts thereof nor the one of them for the acts receipts and payments of the others or other of them but each of them for himself & his own Acts Receipts and payments or disbursements only and I hereby revoking and making void all former and other Will and Wills by me at any time heretofore made do declare this only to be and contain my last Will and Testament In witness whereof I the said EDWARD CRUMP the testator have to this my last will and testament contained in eight sheets of paper written on one side thereof only to this eighth and last thereof the second day of August in the year of our Lord One thousand eight hundred and eighteen EDWARD CRUMP Signed Sealed published and declared by the said EDWARD CRUMP the Testator as and for his last Will and Testament in the presence of us who in his presence at his request and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as Witnesses hereto J. STEPHENS J.C. STEPHENS M.S. STEPHENS

Codicil 1
Whereas I the above named EDWARD CRUMP have made and    ?    published my last Will and Testament in manner and to the form and ? herein before set forth Now I make this a Codicil thereto    ?    same to be taken as part thereof And in the first place I direct that if the said sum of One hundred pounds five per cent shall be found insufficient (as I expect it will)to answer satisfy and pay my Funeral expenses and that of proving this my Will and Codicil then    ?    and such part of a further sum of seventy five pounds stock which ? expressed in my said will I have in the like manner as the one hundred pounds Stock transferred into and the same is now    ?    ?    of my said Great Nephew EDWARD DELL in the books of the Governor and Company of the Bank of England shall be taken and applied for such purposes and the residue of the said Stock I give and bequeath to my said dear Wife ELIZABETH CRUMP for her own use and disposal And I also absolutely give and bequeath to my said Wife all such and so much of my Household Goods and furniture as belonged to her before our intermarriage and I do hereby give and bequeath unto the said EDWARD DELL from and after my Wife's decease my Bible ? by the Reverend Matthew Henry my Silver Coffee pot and teapot and stand and my eight day Clock And after the same event I bequeath unto my Great Niece MARY ANN DUNCAN six silver table spoons for her own use and benefit And from and after my said Wife's decease I do hereby give and bequeath unto my said Great Nephew CHARLES ROSS the sum of One hundred pounds for his own use and benefit and which with the and which with the legacies in my said Will I do hereby (the next 2Ĺ lines are crossed out) Such to be paid out of the monies which shall first come to the hands of my said Executors? of due and owing to me from the said WILLIAM BATE And also from the sale of the said four houses in Saint Margaret's to    ?    And from which I    ?    to be sold with the intention of    ?    to answer and satisfy such legacies and whereas WILLIAM MATHER of Chatham Carpenter is and stands indebted to me in the sum of eight hundred and fifty pounds on mortgage of certain messuages or tenements on Saint Margaret's Bank Rochester and in one hundred pounds on a certain promissory note of hand by him and his surety and whereas I expect the said WILLIAM MATHER will find great difficulty in raising the money either by sale of the Estate or getting a person to take the mortgage Now if he the said WILLIAM MATHER his heirs executors admons or assigns do and shall well and truly pay off and satisfy the said mortgage debt of eight hundred & fifty pounds within twelve months next after the decease of my said wife Then I do hereby release and discharge him and his said surety from all claims and demands by reason of the said note and do direct my said Executors to deliver up the same to him or them cancelled or to be cancelled but if he or they neglect to pay off such mortgage debts within the time aforesaid then the said note to be in full force And I direct my Executors to seek to recover the amount thereof and it is my mind and will that when and as the said mortgage money and securities so due and owing by the said WILLIAM MATHER shall br paid off that they my said Trustees and executors do and shall thereout pay and I do hereby give and bequeath from such funds the following legacies To my said Great Nephew EDWARD DELL the sum of fifty pounds for his own use and benefit and the further sum of One hundred pounds in order and to the intent that he his executors or admons do and shall place out the same upon sound real or Government security at interest in his or their own name or names And stand possessed of the Stock of Funds so to be invested or taken upon trust for the use and benefit of his son EDWARD DELL and his youngest Daughter SOPHIA DELL during their minorities to apply the interest for their use and the principal to be transferred or paid to them or the survivor of them as and when they respectively attain the age to twenty one years if both should so live in and by equal parts shares and proportions and in case of both their deaths under the said age Then I bequeath the said Stocks or securities to the personal next of kin of the survivor of them to the said WILLIAM BATE the sum of fifty pounds and to the said JOHN CLIFFORD thirty pounds for their respective use and benefit To CAROLINE the Daughter of of my said Niece MARY ANDERSON MARY the Daughter of my said Great Nephew CHARLES ROSS and MARY ANN DUNCAN the Daughter of of my said Great Niece MARY ANN DUNCAN the sum of fifty pounds each And if at the time of my said Wife's decease they should be in their minorities (which there is reason to expect they will) then I direst the respective legacies of such of them as shall so be in their minorities to be paid to their Father or Mother or their personal representative in order that the sum may be placed out at Interest in like Manner as is hereto before directed concerning the legacies of the Son and youngest Daughter of the said EDWARD DELL and the Interest be applied in like Manner and the said respective legacies themselves be given to or to the use of the said CAROLINE ANDERSON MARY ROSS and MARY ANN DUNCAN the younger as the Stocks Funds or Securities in which the same nay be then placed to be paid and transferred on such legacies of them respectively attaining their ages of twenty one years And in case of any or either of their deaths during their minorities then the respective legacies or the said Stocks to go to the personal next of kin or her or them so dying And I also give and bequeath out of such monies to JOHN BOYCE or BURRE ?, and FRANCES BOYCE or BURRE ?, Son and Daughter of the late JOHN BOYCE or BURRE ?, the sum of nineteen pounds nineteen shillings each with liberty for my said trustees and executors at their discretion to place out the same at interest for the use of such Children or at any time during their minorities to pay and apply the same for their use if placed out at interest and the same shall continue so until such Children respectively arrive at the age of twenty one years then I direct the same to be paid to or the Stocks and securities to be transferred to them accordingly with benefit of ? and in case of their deaths before the appropriation of the said legacies I give and bequeath the same or the said Stocks Funds and securities to be purchased therewith to their personal next of Kin and I also out of such monies give to my good friend JOHN STEPHENS of Chatham aforesaid Solicitor the sum of ten pounds as a token of my resect for him And I further direct that the remainder of the said monies arising from my said securities shall fall into the residue of my personal Estate and go as I I have herein before bequeathed the same And in all other respects I do hereby ratify and confirm my said Will and the Gifts as devised bequests and trusts therein contained In witness whereof I the said EDWARD CRUMP the testator have to this Codicil written on part of the front and back of the eighth sheet of my said Will and the front of the last sheet or cover thereto set my hand and seal the nineteenth day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and nineteen EDWARD CRUMP Signed sealed published and declared by the said Testator EDWARD CRUMP as and for a Codicil to his last Will and testament in the presence of us who in his presence at his request and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as Witnesses hereto J. C. STEPHENS M. J. STEPHENS

Codicil 2
This 3rd May 1819 It is the wish of Mr EDWARD CRUMP that the residue of his silver not mentioned in his will should be delivered at the death of Mrs CRUMP to his Niece REBECCA ROSS the things as follow viz 1 Silver pint Mug 2 Table Spoons or more or less 1 Soup Ladle 1 Milk Pot all the Tea Spoons The Silver Watch to his Nephew EDWARD DELL
EDWARD CRUMP (no witnesses)

Affidavit 16th July 1819
JOHN STEPHENS and MARY PIZZEY are sworn. They state they were well acquainted with EDWARD CRUMP and are very familiar with his handwriting and signature. They have carefully examined the will and codicils and confirm they are in CRUMP'S hand and that alterations were made before the will and witnessed codicil were signed.
MARY PIZZEY signs the affidavit with her mark.

Proved 19th July 1819

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