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Wills of Gillingham Shipwrights 1621 - 1852
Prerogative Court of Canterbury (P.C.C.) Wills  (Pre 1858)

Robert DADD 1798

IN THE NAME OF GOD AMEN I ROBT. DADD of the parish of Gillingham in the County of Kent Shipwright being of sound and disposing Mind Memory and Understanding do make this my last Will and Testament First I commend my Soul into the Hands of Almighty God hoping for Redemption through the Merits of Jesus Christ my blessed Saviour and Redeemer and my Body to the Earth And as for all my Worldly Estate and Effects which I shall be possessed of or entitled to together with such Wages or Sums of Money as now is or hereafter shall be due to me for my Service in his Majesty's Yard at Chatham or elsewhere at my decease I give and bequeath unto my dearly beloved Wife MARY DADD her Executors Administrators and Assigns to and for her and their own Use and Benefit And I do hereby make ordain constitute and appoint my said Wife MARY DADD and my Son STEPHEN DADD Executrix and Executor of this my last Will and Testament hereby revoking all former and other Wills and Testaments by me at any time heretofore made In Witness whereof I have to this my last Will and Testament set and subscribed my Hand and Seal this sixteenth day of February in the Year of our Lord One thousand seven hundred and ninety six ROBT. DADD Signed Sealed published and declared by the said Testator ROBERT DADD as and for his last Will and Testament in the presence of us who at his request in his presence and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as Witnesses thereto WILLM. MEARS SARAH MEARS

Proved 13th June 1798

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