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1725 Will of Edward Barwick



I Edward Barwick of Yeovil being sick in body but of sound and disposing mind and memory do make and put in Writing this my last Will I give devise and bequeath unto my dear and loving Wife all my Goods and Chattles whom I make whole and sole Executrix of this my Will and all my Lands and Inheritances I give devise and bequeath unto my Trusty and wellbeloved Friend [Byam?] Wood of Luckham in County of Somerset Gentleman and his Heirs forever In Trust nevertheless to and for the use and behoof of my Wife for [she?] to dispose of the same by Sale or otherwise And I do desire my said Trustee to see this my Will performed for which I give a Mourning Ring of a Guinea In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the one and twentieth day of November [in Latin = in the year of the reign of George II King of Great Britain etc etc] 1725

Edw Barwick

Sealed published and declared in the presence of us Nath Bridges Elizabeth Monkton Hugh Donn Snr who subscribed our names in the presence and at the request of the Testator


Transcribed by Bob Osborn