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1749 Will of William Wallis



This is the last Will and Testament of me William Wallis of Yeovill in the County of Somerset Apothecary I give unto my son William Wallis one Shilling I give unto my Daughters Ann Wallis and Mary Wallis one Shilling each I give to my Daughters Elizabeth Wallis and Susanna Wallis and to my Son John Wallis Fifty Pounds a peice to be paid them at their respective Ages of Twenty one Years I give and devise unto my Wife Hannah Wallis her Heirs and Assigns all my Lands and Tenements whatsoever I also give unto my said Wife Hannah Wallis all my Goods and Chattels whatsoever and wheresoever And I hereby make and appoint my said Wife Hannah Wallis whole and sole Executrix of this my last Will and Testament In Witness whereof I the said William Wallis have to this my last Will and Testament Subscribed my Name and set my Seal this Fourth day of March in the Year or our Lord one Thousand Seven Hundred and Forty Nine

Wllm Wallis

Signed Sealed Published and Declared by the said William Wallis as and for his last Will and Testament in the presence of us who Subscribed our Names as Witnesses thereof in the presence of the said Testator

Saml Daniell    Geo Cayme    Nathl Butler Batten


This Will was proved at London the Twenty Sixth day of June in the Year of our Lord one Thousand Seven Hundred and Fifty before the Right Worshipfull John Bettesworth Doctor of Laws Master Keeper or Commissary of the prerogative Court of Canterbury lawfully constituted by the Oath of Hannah Wallis Widow the Relict 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