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


IN NAME OF FATHER SON & HOLY GHOST I WILLIAM HURWOOD Shipwright of Sheerness in the Isle of Sheepy in the County of Kent  do make & declare this to be my last Will and Testament  in manner as follows
In sure & certain Hope of a Joyful Resurrection to eternal life through Jesus Christ  I commit my Body to the Dust to be decently interr'd
& all my Worldly property of whatever name or      ?        I stand entitled to be equally divided between my three Sons WILLIAM  JOHN & JAMES HURWOOD  & in case of the death of either of my Sons their Wives or Children shall be entitled  to the Husband's share  reserving to my Sister ISABELLA HURWOOD Five pounds
& I give & bequeath to Mrs ELIZTH. SEDGWICK  One guinea for a mourning Ring & to her two Children ELIZH.& GEORGE SEDGWICK half a Guinea each
& I appoint my two Sons WILLM & JOHN HURWOOD  to be Executors of this my last Will and Testament 
In witness whereof I hereunto have set my hand & seal this 12th of September One thousand seven hundred & ninety two  WILLM HURWOOD  Signed Sealed & declared  to be the last Will & Testament  in the presence of us  GODFREY WRAGG  WILLIAM NEVILL
Proved 18th May 1797

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