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

Thomas WHITE 1825

THIS IS THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT of me THOMAS WHITE of New Brompton in the Parish of Gillingham in the County of Kent Shipwright which I make in manner following that is to say I do hereby give and devise unto my dear Wife MARY ANN WHITE all those my Freehold Messuages Tenements or Dwelling Houses Yards Gardens and Premises with their appurtenances situate lying and being in New Brompton aforesaid now in my own occupation and others and at Exmouth Terrace in the said Parish of Gillingham in the said Parish of Gillingham and County of Kent and now in the tenure of WILLIAM HODGSON for and during the term of her natural life and from and after the decease of my said Wife MARY ANN WHITE I do hereby give and devise the same several hereditaments and premises unto my two dear Sons JOHN THOMAS WHITE and JAMES WHITE in and by equal parts shares and proportions To hold the same unto them my Sons JOHN THOMAS WHITE and JAMES WHITE and their respective heirs and assigns for Ever as tenants in common and not as joint tenants and I do hereby give and bequeath unto my said dear Wife MARY ANN WHITE all my ready money and securities for money Household Goods and furniture Plate Linen and China and also all the rest residue and remainder of my personal Estate and Effects whatsoever and wheresoever and of what nature or kind soever the same doth shall or may consist for the purpose in the first place of paying and satisfying all my just debts funeral and testamentary charges and expenses and after the payment thereof and subject thereto for her own use and benefit and I do hereby nominate constitute and appoint my said dear Wife MARY ANN WHITE Sole Executrix hereof and 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 THOMAS WHITE the Testator have hereunto set my hand and seal this 2nd day of June in the year 1825 THOS WHITE Signed Sealed published and declared by the said THOMAS WHITE 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 JOHN MOSLEY Snr BENJN BUCKLEY J STEPHENS

Proved 29th July 1825

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