Will for Richard Brown 1840

 

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Richard Brown 1840

In the Name of God, Amen

I Richard Brown of Yardley Gobion in the County of Northampton, Farmer, being in perfect health of body and mind, and memory, thanks be given unto God, calling into mind the mortality of my Body, and knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die, do make and ordain this my last will, and Testament; that is to say, principally and first of all, I give and recommend my soul, into the hands of Almighty God that gave it, and my body I recommend to the earth, to be buried in decent Christian burial, at the discretion of my Executrix, nothing doubting but at the general resurrection, I shall receive the same again, by Almighty God, And as touching such worldly estate wherewith it has pleased God, to bless me in this life, I give, demise, and dispose of the same in the following manner and form, I give and bequeath to Elizabeth Brown my dearly beloved Wife all that can be raised and levied out of my Estate together with all my houshold goods, Debts and moveable effects, whom I likewise constitute, make, and ordain, her sole Executrix of this my last will and Testament, ratifying and confirming this and no other, to be my last will and Testament In witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and seal this forth day of July in the Year of Our Lord, One thousand eight hundred and thirty Six

Richard Brown

Signed, sealed, published pronounced, and declared by the said Richard Brown, as his last will and Testament in his presence and in the presence of each other who have hereunto subscribed our names

Charlotte Dawes

Mary Rogers

Mary Ann Dawes

Henry Horton

Probate On the 22 July 1840 Elizabeth Brown the sole Executrix named in the within written Will was then sworn well and faithfully to perform and fulfil the same and that the deceased at the time of his death (which happened on the first day of August 1839) was not possessed of goods chattels and credits of the value of three hundred pounds

Before me

George Butler, DD Chancellor

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