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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 WILLIAM WOODCOCK of Blue town  Sheerness in the County of Kent Shipwright 
I give devise and bequeath to my beloved wife SARAH WOODCOCK all my freehold and leasehold estate  and All my Personal Estate  consisting of household furniture  plate linen china promissory notes securities for money  including monies in the funds and all other my real and personal estate whatsoever and wheresoever  which I may be possessed of or become entitled to  for her own absolute use Subject nevertheless  to the payment thereout of all my just debts and funeral and testamentary expenses 
And I hereby appoint my dear wife SARAH WOODCOCK  sole Executor  of this my last Will and Testament hereby revoking all former wills and Codicils  by me heretofore made and
lastly appoint HENRY SIMPSON  STEPHENSON of Sheerness aforesaid Gentleman the Attorney for carrying out the matters  in relation hereto
In witness whereof I have hereunto  set my hand this fifteenth day of June one thousand  eight hundred and fifty four  W. WOODCOCK  Signed by the said Testator WILLIAM WOODCOCK  in the joint presence of us who in his presence have hereunto set our hands as witnesses  this fifteenth day of June  one thousand eight hundred and fifty four  HENRY S. STEPHENSON Attorney at Law Sheerness   THOMAS NATHAN ALLEN
Proved 16th July 1855

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