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WILL OF DANIEL CRICKMORE 1718



In the name of God Amen. I Danl Cricmore of Southwold in the county of Suffolk Merchant Taylor do make and ordain this my last Will and Testament in manner and form following.

Imprimis I commit my Soul unto the hands of Allmighty God, hopeing thro' the merits of my Blessed saviour toobtain everlasting life, and my Body to the Earth to be Interred at the discretion of my Executrixs hereafter mentioned.

And as for that Portion of worldly Estate which God hath been pleased to bless me with, I dispose of as followeth.

Item I give unto Ann my beloved wife the Dwelling house in which I now live, with the Shop, outhouses, yards and all the appurtenances thereunto belonging during the time of her Naturall life and after her decease to my loveing Daughters, Sarah and Martha Cricmore and to the heires of their Body lawfully begotten after the death of the longest liver of them, and in case of the Taylour of such Issue to my Sons George and William Cricmore and their heires forever.

Item after my Departure from this life my mind and Will is that my Goods and Chattells be sold so soon as they conveniently may and with my credits and ready moneys be equally divided between my sd Beloved wife and all my Children afforementioned.

Lastly I do nominate and appt my Wife, Ann, and my Daughter Sarah abovesayd to be Executrix's of this my last Will and Testament (revoking all others heretofore by me made)

In Wittness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and Seal this twentysixth day of June in the 4th year of the Reigne of our Soveraign Ld King George, and of the incar'at'n of our Blessed Lord and Saviour one thousand seven hundred and eighteen.

Signed sealed published published and declared to be the last Will and Testament of Dan Criccmore afforsd in the presence of us wittnesses
James Peto, sen
Tho Sewell
John Morey

[signed] Daniel Crickmore

Note: spelling, grammer and the use of abbreviations and capital letters are as in the original will

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