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

John RUMNY 1689

(Much of this will is partly faded and it is difficult to read every line)

I JOHN RUMNY of the parish of St Margaret's next the City of Rochester in the County of Kent Shipwright being in sound and perfect health of body and mind praised be God doe make and declare my last Will and Testament in manner as following that is to say Imprimis I give and bequeath [            ] and of [            ] of [            ] [            ] my marriage [            ] my present wife MARGARETT to my [            ] mother? MARY [            ] and bequeath unto my [            ] mother? [            ] MARY [            ] and bequeath unto my [            ] sonn in Law JOHN [            ] and ANNE his wife to each of them the summe of five shillings lawful money of England as a token of my love in remembrance of me Item I give and devise all that my Messuage or Tenement called the Thatched House neare Bromfield [            ] in Deptford unto my loveing Sonne JOHN RUMNY to have and to hold to my said Sonne JOHN RUMNY for and during his natural life Item from and after the decease of my Sonne JOHN RUMNY aforesaid I give and devise my Messuage or Tenement with the ground? and appurtenances thereto belonging called the Thatched House in Deptford to my loveing daughter ELIZABETH wife of RICHARD CULLEN and to her Heires and assigns for ever Item all other my goods and Chattels whatsoever after payment of my debts and legacies? [           ] in the probate of this my Will and other expenses I give and bequeath the same unto my loveing Wife MARGARETT whome I doe hereby nominate ordaine and appont to be the full and sole Executrix of this my last Will and Testament And lastly I doe hereby revoke annull and make void all and every former and other Will and Wills by me made or published at any time before the date hereof In Witness whereof I have hereunto sett my hand and Seale this Third day of October in the fourth yeare of the Raigne or our Soveraigne Lord James the second by the grace of God of England & Scotland France and Ireland King defender of the Faith Anno Dni 1688 JOHN RUMNY Signed Sealed & published and declared by the above named JOHN RUMNY the Testator to be his last Will and Testament in presence of RICHARD GOALLY ? A??? TAYLOR the mark of ELIZABETH SYMONDS JOHN ROSEWELL

Proved 9th April 1689

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