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1814 will of Thomas Hoare



This is the last Will and Testament of me Thomas Hoare of Yeovil in the County of Somerset Taylor  I give and bequeath all my personal property whatsoever or wheresoever the same may be at the time of my death unto my two Friends Mr Robert Tucker and Mr William Buck of Yeovil aforesaid In trust to sell and dispose thereof and convert the same into money and [thereout?] in the first place to pay and discharge my Debts and Funeral Expences and in the next place pay and apply the residue to and for the use and benefit of my two Children Thomas and Ann in such way and manner as the said Robert Tucker and William Buck or the Survivor of them his Executors or adm[inistrat]ors shall in their his or her discretion from time to time think it and proper  and I hereby direct my said trustees to deduct and retain all their Costs Charges and Expences out of the trust monies and do hereby appoint the said Robert Tucker and William Buck together with my said Son Thomas Joint Executors of this my last Will and Testament  In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and Seal this Fourteenth day of January one thousand eight hundred and Fourteen

Thos Hoare

Signed Sealed Published and declared by the said Testator as and for his last will and testament in the presence of us who at his request in his presence and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as witnesses hereto

Sam [Hattap?]    Thos Harper Junr


Proved at London 6th August 1814 before the Judge by the Oaths of Robert Tucker and William Buck two of the Ex[ecut]ors to whom adm[inistrati]on was granted having been first sworn duly to administer power reserved to Thomas Hoare the Son and other Executor



Transcribed by Bob Osborn