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Wills of Caulkers of Chatham and Gillingham 1638-1841

Thomas DANIEL 1841

I THOMAS DANIEL Caulker of the Parish of Chatham in the County of Kent being of sound mind do make this my last will and testament
hereby constitute and appoint JOHN BAILEY (my son in law) and THOMAS BARTON of Chatham my joint Executors and at my decease I have to request them to see me decently buried and pay all my funeral expenses
wish as soon as possible after my decease that my executors will divide the whole of my property (except the three shares in the Medway Shipping Company) which consists of household furniture plate linen and securities for monies into four equal shares & give them as follows
FREDERICK DANIEL (my son) half my wearing apparel furniture looking glass two mahogany tables clothes chest silver tea tongs
RELF (my daughter) bedstead and hangings wainscot table fire irons half my wearing apparel hearth rug and silver milk pot
BAILEY (my daughter) bed and bedding picture and two silver table spoons
FURREL?, (my grand daughter) the carpet chairs wash handstand and tea spoons
three shares in the Medway Shipping Company I hereby give as follows
One share to my above named son FREDERICK DANIEL
One share to my daughter MARIA RELF and One share to my daughter ELIZABETH BAILEY
the event of either of my daughters (MARIA RELF and ELIZABETH BAILEY) dying before me I give and bequeath their respective shares of every description of property whatsoever to their two husbands JOHN RELF and JOHN BAILEY or their heirs
sealed and declared by the testator THOMAS DANIEL this 21st day of December 1840 in the presence of us who have hereunto subscribed our names THOMAS DANIEL

Affidavit 26th August 1841
JOHN BAILEY of 7 Adelaide Terrace, New Road, Chatham, a Police Officer in H.M. Dockyard, Chatham is sworn on oath. He states that THOMAS DANIEL was a Superannuated Caulker at H.M. Dockyard, Chatham. He confirms that he was present when the witnesses, who at the same time the testator signed the will, added their names to the will as witnesses.
   Proved 1st September 1841

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