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Wills of Caulkers of Chatham and Gillingham 1638-1841

Richard BURGESS 1657

Memorandum that on or aboute the first daie of January in the yeare of our Lord one thousand sixe Hundred Fifty and sixe* RICHARD BURGES then of Chatham in the County of Kent Caulker being sick in body but of perfect and disposing memorie and having an intent to dispose his estate did make and declare his last will and testament nuncuputive in these words following or in the like words to the same effect (that is to say) my wife ELIZABETH          ?      being mee I doe give unto her all my estate and make her my said wife my executrix in testimonie of the trusts whereof wee     ?      were      ?      att the tyme when the said RICHARD BURGESS made his said will and      ?      and spoke I heard the words thereof as aforesaid or the like in effect and heard him speak and utter the same      ?      here by so sett our hande JOHN FIDGE JANE FIDGE the mark of MARGERY MARTIN the wife of WILLIAM MARTIN.
Proved 20th September 1657. Administration granted to JOHN FOWER and MATHEW HAUSH?, the executors of ELIZABETH BURGES, who died without administering her husband's will.
   *1657 in the Modern Calendar

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