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1822 Will of Thomas Quantrill

Servant of Colonel Prowse


This is the last Will and Testament of me Thomas Quantrill a Servant of Colonel Prowse of Yeovil Somerset  Imprimis Out of the whole property I die possessed of I give and bequeath in manner & form following - Viz - In the first place thirty pounds p[e]r Annum arising as Interest of the principal of what I die possessed provided it amounts to that Sum, to my dear Wife for her life and also my metal Watch & Seal and after her decease the principal to be divided between my four Nephews and four [word illegible] equally from the property I die possessed of either in the funds or elsewhere [word illegible]  I bequeath to my Sister Jane Kerridge thirty pounds to be paid her immediately after my decease from the Saving Bank Southampton Row Russel Square London and also I bequeath my Silver Watch & Gold Seal to Mrs Simms of No 1 Fitzroy Square London [two words illegible] I desire may be given to George Pilcher  I hereby appoint Thomas Ireland Esq[ui]re of Staple Inn London my sole Executor & Trustee to this my last Will & Testament  In Witness whereof I hereby set my hand & seal this the twenty sixth day of August in the Year of Our Lord One Thousand eighteen hundred & twenty two

Thos Quantrill his X mark

Signed sealed & delivered in the presence of

JH Hunt     GB Prowse     Hubert Day

Dated Compton Pauncefoot in the County of Somerset August ye 26th 1822


Proved at London 2nd December 1822 before the Worshipful Charles Coote Doctor of Laws and Surrogate by the Oath of Thomas Ireland Esquire the sole Executor to whom Adm[inistrati]on was granted having been first sworn duly to Administer



Transcribed by Bob Osborn