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


THIS IS THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT of me JOHN USHER of Sheerness Shipwright I being of sound mind memory and understanding do make in manner following (that is to say) 
I do direst that in the first place All my Just Debts  and Funeral expenses shall be paid by my Executor herein after named 
I do give and bequeath unto my Son JAMES USHER the sum of Ten Pounds  and unto my Daughter  SUSANNA PARISH the sum of Ten Pounds  and to my Daughter HANNAH USHER I do give the sum of Forty Pounds all in good & lawful money of Great Britain 
 and all my property and other my effects  them remaining I do will unto my loving Wife MARY USHER
And I do appoint RICHARD PARISH  of Church Row in the parish of St Botolph  Aldgate  the Sole Executor of this my last Will and Testament  hereby revoking and making void all former Wills by me made
 in Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal  this twenty ninth day  of July in the year of our Lord One thousand seven hundred  and ninety seven JOHN USHER Signed Sealed Published and Declared  by the said JOHN USHER  as and for his last Will and Testament  in our presence who at his request and in his presence have set our names  as Witnesses hereto ISAAC PARKER  HENRIETTA HENDERSON
Proved 22nd August 1797 Granted to MARY USHER, RICHARD PARISH having renounced execution of the will.

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