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

John PACK 1829

THIS IS THE LAST WILL and Testament of me JOHN PACK of Prospect Row Brompton in the parish of Gillingham in the County of Kent Shipwright after payment of all my just debts Funeral and testamentary expenses I give devise and bequeath unto my dear Wife CATHERINE PACK all that my Messuage or Tenement situate and being in Prospect Row in Brompton aforesaid with the yard garden and appurtenances thereto belonging and all and every of my Household Goods Plate Linen China Goods Chattels ready money and securities for money of whatever nature or kind soever personal estate the same shall or likely consist of at the time of my decease to hold the same Messuage or Tenement with the appurtenances Goods chattels monies and securities personal estate and Effects unto my said Wife CATHERINE for the term of her natural life and from and immediately after her decease I give devise and bequeath the same Messuage or Tenement and premises with their appurtenances Goods Chattels personal estate and effects unto my Executor herein after named his Heirs Executors Administrators and Assigns for ever nevertheless upon Trust that the said Messuage or Tenement and premises with their appurtenances shall be put up for sale either by public auction or private contract as my said Executor shall deem most proper and convenient together with the household Furniture Goods chattels and effects and my monies in the public funds I also desire to be sold out and realised then upon Trust to divide the proceeds arising from the sale of the house Furniture and money in the funds among all my children share and share alike and in case any of my children should happen to be Married and have issue and die before he she or they receive their legacy such child or children to be entitled to the share of their deceased Father of Mother and I do hereby will and direct that in case my said Wife shall happen to marry again after my decease that such future Husband shall not be allowed to exercise any power or control of this my Will to be    ?    from such marriage or intermeddle in any way whatsoever with the children and I do hereby further will order and direct that my Executor hereinafter named shall be allowed to retain to himself all proper costs charges and expenses attending the execution of the trusts hereby reposed in him by this my Will or in any way incident thereto and I do hereby nominate constitute and appoint my said Wife CATHERINE and JAMES WEEKS of the King's Arms Westcourt Street Brompton aforesaid Victualler Executrix and Executor of this my last Will and Testament hereby revoking and making void all and every other Will and Wills at any time heretofore by me made and declare this to be my last Will and Testament In Witness whereof I the said JOHN PARK the Testator have to this my last Will and Testament set and subscribed my hand and seal this twenty second day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty eight JOHN PACK Signed Sealed published and declared by the above named Testator JOHN PACK as and for his last Will and Testament in the presence of us who at his request and in his presence and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as Witnesses thereto DAVID GARLAND Prospect Row Victualler E. ASHDOWN Surgeon Brompton JNO. TUCKER Prospect Row Brompton Shipwright

Proved 27th July 1829

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