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Note: spelling, grammer and the use of abbreviations and capital letters are as in the original will. Punctuation and paragraphs have been inserted.

Transcribed by Chris Elsden to whom many thanks

The Will of Lincoln Crickmay of Lowestoft Proved London 1858

This is the last Will and Testament of me Lincoln Crickmay of Number four, Commercial Road, in Lowestoft in the County of Suffolk, Butcher, made this twenty sixth day of September one thousand eight hundred and fifty seven.

I nominate and appoint my wife Elizabeth Crickmay sole Executrix of this my Will

I direct that all my just debts funeral and testamentary expences be fully paid with all convenient speed after my decease

I give devise bequeath and dispose of all that my leasehold messuage or dwellinghouse and shop with the land buildings and appurtenances thereto belonging or therewith held now in my occupation and situate in the Commercial Road in Lowestoft aforesaid, and also any and every the messuages, lands, tenements, hereditaments and real estate, and the household furniture, goods, chattels, plate, linen, stock in trade, debts, monies, securities for money and personal estate whatsoever and wheresoever respectively whereof or whereto I, or any person or persons in trust for me, am, are or is, possessor or trustee or which I have power to give or dispose of by this my Will and all other my estate whatsoever and wheresoever in possession, reversion, remainder, or expectancy with the appurtenances unto, and to the use of my said Wife Elizabeth Crickmay, her heirs, executors, administrators and assigns absolutely and for ever, according to the nature of the said estates respectively

and I give and devise all mortgages and trust estates which may be now vested in and unto the said Elizabeth Crickmay, her heirs executors administrators and assigns subject to and upon the equities and trusts affecting the same.

And lastly revoking all former Wills I declare this to be my last Will and Testament In Witness whereof I have to this my last Will and Testament set my hand the day and year first above written

Lincoln Crickmay

Signed by the said Lincoln Crickmay the Testator as and for his last Will and Testament in the presence of us being present at the same time who at his request in his presence and in the presence of each other subscribe our names as witnesses - Wm Chater Solicitor Lowestoft - George Thurlby Chemist Lowestoft

Proved at London 20th Decr 1858 by the Oath of Elizabeth Crickmay Widow and Relict the sole Executrix to whom Admon was granted.

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