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WILL OF REBECCA CRICKMAR 1849

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 Rebecca Crickmar proved in PCC 1853 05/February


This is the last Will and Testament of Rebecca Crickmar of Bury Saint Edmunds in the County of Suffolk.

I give and bequeath to my brother Samuel should he survive me the sum of ten pounds

I also give and bequeath to my nephews and nieces viz William ?Searle Barker of Barrow, Surgeon, Horace Barker of Bury Saint Edmunds, Edward Barker of Bury Saint Edmunds, Anne Barker of Bury Saint Edmunds, Ellen Barker of Bury Saint Edmunds, Robert Barker of London, Frederick Barker of Hackney, William Barker of Soham, Margaret Barker of Soham, Sarah Jane Barker of Soham, and to Jane Bouttell, daughter of my late niece Jane Bouttell, of Glemsford, deceased, all my property of every description, after paying my funeral expences and just debts, to be equally divided amongst them.

In case any out of my said nephews and nieces shall not be living at the time of my decease I direct that his or her portion shall be given to his or her lawful issue if any but in case of the death of any of my nephews or nieces named in this Will without leaving issue, I direct that his or her portion shall be divided amongst the surviving nephews and nieces and Jane Bouttell, and in case of the death of my brother Samuel, or of Jane Bouttell, before my decease, I direct that the sum or sums bequeathed to them shall be divided amongst my surviving nephews and nieces.

And I hereby appoint my nephew, Horace Barker, to be my Executor.

Witness my hand this fifteenth day of February one thousand eight hundred and forty nine

Rebecca Crickmar

Signed, sealed, published and delivered, by the said Rebecca Crickmar, the testatrix, as and for her last Will and Testament, in the joint presence of us, who at her request, in her presence, and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as Witnesses

William Barker
? A Barker

Proved at London 5th Feby 1853 before the Worshipful Thomas Spinks Doctor of Laws and Surrogate by the oath of Horace Barker the nephew the sole Executor to whom Admon was granted having been first sworn duly to administer.

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