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WILL OF MARY CRICKMORE 1838

Transcribed by Chris Elsden to whom many thanks
Spelling and capitals as in the transcription, but for ease of reading, paragraphs and punctuation have been inserted

Will of Mary Crickmore of Kentish Town, Middlesex, proved at PCC 1844 19/July

This is the last Will and Testament of me Mary Crickmore of (?)Boucham Terrace in the County of Middlesex, Widow .

I appoint Giles Redmayne and William Hunt Executors of this my will and give and bequeath to each of them nineteen guineas ?[and direct] my said Executors to collect in, and convey into money, as soon as conveniently after my death, all my personal estate and effects, and thereout to pay the following legacies.

I give and bequeath to Isabella Hunt three hundred pounds, the sum of nineteen guineas to each of the following persons namely John Walton Robey, Sarah Alger, Sarah Aston, Ann Brigham, Margaretta Crickmore, Margaret Redmayne, Frances Mary Redmayne, Margaretta Redmayne, Christianna Robey, also the sum of nineteen guineas to each of the six children of the late George Bibbey, deceased, the like sum to each of the four daughters of Thomas and Ann Holt, the like sum to each of the three daughters of the late William and Mary Whitehead, the like sum to each of the four children of my cousin Isabella Hunt, the sum of fifty pounds to Ann ?Dunkerley, the sum of forty pounds to Ann the daughter of William Bibbey, ten pounds to Elizabeth the Widow of the late George Bibbey, thirty pounds to Sarah Cooper the niece of my late husband and the sum of five pounds each to Margaret Birket and Lydia Johnson.

and I direct that in case of the death of any of the six children of the late George Bibbey before their respective legacies shall become vested that the legacy or legacies of him her or them so dying shall be divided among his her or their surviving brothers and sisters, and I also direct that in case of the death of any of the four daughters of Thomas and Ann Holt before their legacies shall become vested, that the legacy of her, or them, shall be divided among her, or their surviving sisters, or sister, and I also direct that in case of the death of any of the three daughters ofWilliam and Mary Whitehead before their legacies shall become vested, that the legacy of her, or them, shall be divided between her, or their, surviving sisters, or sister.

and as to all the residue of my estate and effects, I give and bequeath the same to my said cousin Isabella Hunt

In Witness whereof I the said Mary Crickmore the Testatrix have to this my last Will and Testament set my hand and seal this seventh day of July one thousand eight hundred and thirty eight

Mary Crickmore>/P>signed sealed published and declared by the said Mary Crickmore as her last Will and Testament in our presence and in the presence of each other

Wm Newton Solr Furnivals Inn - Fredk Cates 20 New Bond St

In the Prerogative Court of Canterbury

In the Goods of Mary Crickmore Widow deceased

Appeared Personally, Frederick Cates, of No. 20 New Bond Street, in the County of Middlesex, Gentleman, and made Oath that he is one of the subscribed Witnesses to the last Will and testament of Mary Crickmore, formerly of Barcham Crescent, Camden Town, but late of Fitzroy Place, of Kentish Town in the County of Middlesex, Widow, deceased ,bearing date the seventh day of July one thousand eight hundred and thirty eight, now hereunto annexd, and the further made Oath that on the seventh day of July one thousand eight hundred and thirty eight aforesaid, the said Testatrix only executed the said Will by signing her name at the foot or end thereof, in the presence of this deponent, and of Joseph Newton the other subscribed Witness thereto, both of whom were present together at the same time, and thereupon this deponent and the said Joseph Newton attested and subscribed the said Will in the presence of the said Testatrix.

Frederick Cates

On the 15th day of July 1844 the said Frederick Cates was only sworn to the truth of this affidavit before me
Robert J Phillimore Surre
Prest Fred Geo Cox
Not Pub//

Proved at London 19th July 1844 before the Worshipful Robert Joseph Phillimore doctor of Laws and Surrogate by the Oaths of Giles Redmayne and William Hunt the Executors to whom Administration was granted having been first sworn duly to administer.

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