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

Thomas PACK 1807

IN THE NAME OF GOD AMEN I THOMAS PACK of Gillingham in the County of Kent Shipwright being feeble of Body but of sound and disposing Mind and Memory Do make and ordain this my last Will and Testaments First I commend my Soul to Almighty God depending on the Merit of Jesus Christ for my acceptance with him and my Body to the Earth as to my worldly Effects I dispose of them as follows First I give devise and bequeath to my beloved Wife ELIZABETH all my Real and personal Estate of what kind or sort soever after my just Debts and Funeral Expenses are paid to be by her enjoyed without interruption for and during the term of her natural life After her Decease I give devise and bequeath all my Freehold Estate with all Household Goods Plate Linen and China with all money and Securities for Money and all other or reversion unto my four Children THOMAS SALLY (the Wife of WILLIAM HUNT of Sheerness Joiner) JAMES and WILLIAM to be equally divided among them share and share alike and should my said Children wish to dispose of my Freehold Estate or Messuage situate in Wood Street in Brompton which I devise unto them as Tenants in Common and not as Joint Tenants it is my Will that if any one of my said Children should wish to become the purchaser then and in that case they are to have the preference with a deduction of twenty pounds from the value of the Estate I do hereby nominate constitute and appoint my Wife ELIZABETH my Son THOMAS and WILLIAM HUNT (Husband to my Daughter SALLY) joint Executors of this my Will and Testament hereby revoking all former Wills by me made do declare this to be my last In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my Hand and Seal this twenty eighth day of July One thousand seven hundred and Ninety eight THOS. PACK Signed Sealed and declared by the Testator THOMAS PACK as and for his last Will and Testament in presence of us who in his presence and in the presence of each other are Witnesses thereto WM. DENNY J. BAKER H. STONE

Proved 8th May 1807 Power reserved to ELIZABETH PACK and WILLIAM HUNT

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