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WILL of WILLIAM CRICKMORE 1904 proved 1907

Provided 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

This is the last Will and Testament of me, William Crickmore of Southwold in the County of Suffolk, Retired Fishing Boat Owner.

I appoint Patrick O'Connor of Southwold Executor of this my Will.

I give, devise and bequeath all my real and personal estate whatsoever and wheresoever to my Wife, Priscilla Crickmore for her life.

And after her decease I give and devise the same to my daughters Elizabeth Crickmore and Maria Davy in equal shares as tenants in common.

Lastly I hereby revoke all former wills made by me and declare this to be my last will, In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand this twenty seventh day of September one thousand nine hundred and four.

The mark of

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William Crickmore

Signed by the said William Crickmore the Testator
as and for his last Will in the presence of us both
being present at the same time who at his request and
in his presence, and in the presence of each other have
hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses, the Will
having been first read over to the Testator in our presence,
who appeared perfectly to understand the same and
being unable to write, made his mark thereto also in
our presence

Ernest R Cooper, sol'r, Southwold
A W Clarke, his clerk

GRANT of PROBATE

On the 28th day of February 1907 Probate of this will was granted at Bury St Edmunds to Patrick O'Conner the sole Executor

Certified to be a correct copy

PROBATE

Be it known that William Crickmore of Woolpit in the County of Suffolk, Retired Fishing Boat Owner (Formerly of Southwold in the said County) who at the time of his death had a fixed place of abode at Woolpit aforesaid, within the District of Bury St Edmunds, died on the 17th day of February 1907 in Woolpit aforesaid, and be it further known that the date hereunder written the last will and Testament of the siad deceased was proved and registered in the District Probate Registry of His Majesty's High Court of Justice at Bury St Edmunds, and that administration of all the estate which by law devolves to and vests in the personal representative of the said deceased was granted by the aforesaid court to Patrick O'Connor, of Southwold aforesaid, Licensed Victualler, the sole Executor named in the Will.

Dated 28th day of February 1907

Gross value of Estate ...177 .. 7.. 3

Extracted by E R Cooper, Sol'r, Southwold

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