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Wills of Sheerness Shipwrights 1693 - 1855
Prerogative Court of Canterbury (P.C.C.) Wills  (Pre 1858)


IN THE NAME OF GOD AMEN I WILLIAM KEELER Shipwright of Sheerness in the Isle of Sheppy in the County of Kent being in Good Health of Body and of Sound and Perfect Mind and Memory Praise be therefore Given to Almighty God  Do make and Ordain this my present last Will and Testament in manner and form following (that is to say) First and Principally I Commend my Soul into the hands of Almighty God hoping through the Merits Death and Passion  of my Saviour Jesus Christ to have free and full Pardon and forgiveness of all my Sis and to Inherit everlasting life And my Body I Commend to the Earth to be Decently buried at the Discretion of my Executor hereinafter named  And as touching the Disposition of all such Temporal Estate as it hath pleased Almighty God to bestow upon me  I Give and Dispose thereof  as followeth  First I Will that my Debts and Funeral charges shall be paid and Discharged  All my Personal Estate Goods and Chattels whatever I Do Give and bequeath unto my loving Wife ANN KEELER to be full and Sole Executrix of this my last Will and Testament  And I do hereby revoke Disannual and make Void all former Wills be me heretofore made In Witness whereof I the said WILLIAM KEELER to this my last Will and Testament have set my hand and Seal  this Seventh Day of December One thousand seven hundred and sixty one  And in the Second Year of the Reign of our Sovereign George our King WILLIAM KEELER Witnesses JOHN MORSE  JOHN WY(  ?  )
Proved 29th January 1762

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