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Thomas Bluck 1741
In the Name of God Amen I Thomas Bluck of Little Linford in the County of Bucks yeoman being in health of Body and of sound and perfect mind and memory and understanding but considering the Certainty of Death and the Uncertainty of this Mortall Life do make and ordain this my last will and testament in Manner and form following that is to say First and principally I recommend my soul into the Hands of Almighty God my Creator in hopes of A Joyfull Resurrection through the Meritorious Death and passion of my ever Blessed Saviour and Redeemer Jesus Christ and my Body I Committ to the Earth to be decently Interred at the Discretion of my Executrix herein after named and as for my worldly Estate wherewith it pleased Almighty God in his Goodness to bless me I dispose thereof as followeth that is to say I Give and bequeath all and every my household goods stock of Corn Grain Hay Implements of Husbandry Chattles Cattle and personall Estate whatsoever and wheresoever after payment of my Just Debts and funeral Expences unto my Dear and Loving Wife Mary To hold to her her Executors Administrators and Assigns respectively and I do hereby make and ordain Constitute and Appoint my said Loveing wife mary sole Executrix of this my Last Will and Testament and I do hereby Revoke disannule and make void all former and other wills by me heretofore and I do hereby declare this to be my last will and testament In Witness whereof I the aforesaid Thomas Bluck have to this my last will and testament sett my hand and seal the tenth day of may in the year of our Lord one thousand Seven Hundred and thirty five Thomas Bluck signed Sealed Published and Declared by the said Thomas Bluck the Testator and as his last will and Testament in the presence of us who have subscribed our Names as Witnesses in the presence of the said testator and each other John Hurst Hannah Hurst Grace Hurst

Proved the 24th day of April 1741 before Edmund Green Clerk Surrogate by the Oath of Mary Bluck Widow relict and Sole Executor to whom Administration was Committed she being first Sworn duely to Administer