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1736 will of Mary Bullock



In the Name of God Amen I Mary Bullock of Yeovill in the County of Somerset Widow being weak of body but of sound mind and memory thanks be to God for the same do make this my last Will and Testament in manner following First I give unto my daughter Mary Bullock the [Halfendeal?] of all my household Goods and Furniture and also five hundred pounds in money over and above the Securityes I have delivered her in lieu of her right and Claime which she may have or Claim out of her late Fathers and Sisters Estate which five hundred pounds my will is shall be paid her in Three years after my decease I give to my to Sister in Laws Mary Bullock and Mary Hoskins Three Guineas each and to Mary the Daughter of my said Sister in Law Mary Hoskins I give Ten pounds and to her other Daughter Rose Holway I forgive her all the money she anywise stands indebted to me on note or otherwise and I doe hereby order my Executor hereinafter named to deliver her the plate I have of hers in my Custody I also give unto Samuel Lester Five pounds to be paid him with Interest from my death when he attains his age of One and Twenty years I also give and hereby Enjoyne my Executor hereinafter named his heirs and Assigns to give and distribute yearly for ever the sume of Fifty Shillings to and amongst the preacher of the Baptist Congregation on Yeovill aforesaid for the time being and such other private person or persons of that perswasion in Yeovill aforesaid in such manner and proportion as my said Executor hereinafter named his heirs and Assigns shall think fit I give all my real Estate whatsoever or wheresoever unto my son George Bullock his heirs and assigns for ever and as to all the rest and residue of my personal Estate of what nature or kind soever not hereinbefore by me given I give devise and bequeath unto my said Son George Bullock whom I hereby make constitute and appoint full whole and Sole Executor of this my last Will and Testament herby revoking all former Wills by me at any time heretofore made and declaring this only to be my last Will In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this Eighth day of September in the year of our Lord One Thousand seven hundred and thirty six

Mary Bullock

Signed sealed published and declared by the said Mary Bullock widow to be her last Will and Testament in the presence of

Mary Poole     Hannah Windsor     Jam Hooper


This Will was proved at London the Fourteenth day of February in the year of our Lord One Thousand Seven hundred thirty seven before the Right Worshipful John Bettesworth Doctor of Laws Master Keeper or Commissary of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury lawfully constituted by the oath of George Bullock the son and Sole Executor named in the said Will To whom Administration was granted of all and singular the Goods Chattels and Credits of the said deceased being first sworn by Commission duly to Administer



Transcribed by Bob Osborn