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This will was transcribed by Chris Elsden to whom many thanks

Will of John Crickmore of Watford


proved in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury
Microfilm PROB11/1060 8, Public Record Office, Kew (July 2002)

In the Name of God, Amen. I John Crickmore of the parish of Watford in the county of Hertfordshire, widower being of sound and disposing mind memory and understanding to make this my last Will and Testament in manner and form following that is to say First my desire is to be decently buried at the discretion of my executor hereinafter named, and my just debts and Funeral expences shall be paid and after my said debts and Funeral expences shall be fully paid and satisfied all the Rest and Residue of my Estate and Effects Goods Plate (?)Jewels, Bonds (?) debts due to me and all other properties whatsoever and wheresoever found to me appertaining, I give devise and bequeath to my son John Crickmore of the said Parish of Watford Victualler whom I hereby
constitute and appoint the whole and said Executor of this my last Will and Testament and I do hereby utterly revoke disallow and dis? All former Bequests, Wills and Legacies by me heretofore in any wise left or made declaring ratifying and confirming this and no other to be my last Will and Testament in Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal with fifteenth day of March one thousand seven hundred and seventy seven, John Crickmore.

Signed sealed published and declared by the within named Testator John Crickmore as and for his last Will and Testament in his presence and at his request and in the presence of each other Charles Child, James ?Hackman.

This Will was proved at London the thirteenth day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and eighty before the worshipful Andrew ? ? Doctor of Laws Surrogate of the Right Worshipful ?Foster ?Calvert Doctor of Laws ?? of ?? of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury lawfully constituted by the oath of John Crickmore the son of the deceased and sole Executor named in the said will to ?? administration of all and singular the Goods Chattels and ?? of the said deceased and granted having been that sworn duly to Administer.

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