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1831 will of Hannah March



This is the last Will and Testament of me Hannah March of Yeovil in the County of Somerset Widow I give and bequeath unto my Grandson Charley Kerly my clock and case and as to all my monies and securities for money and all other my Personal Estate and Effects whatsoever and wheresoever and of what nature and kind or quality the same shall be at the time of my decease I give and bequeath the same unto William Kerly of Yeovil aforesaid Whitesmith his executors and administrators Upon Trust to collect and dispose of and convert the same into money as soon as may be convenient after my decease and after threreout paying all my just Debts and funeral and testamentary Expences Upon Trust to pay and divide the net Produce thereof unto and equally between my three daughters Betty the wife of the said William Kerly Susanna the wife of Thomas Blake of Yeovil aforesaid Glover and Ann the wife of Samuel Rodber of Yeovil aforesaid Glove Cutter and their respective executors adm[inistrat]ors and assigns And I do hereby appoint the said William Kerly Executor of this my last Will and Testament In Witness whereof I the said Hannah March the Testatrix have to this my last Will and Testament set my hand and affixed my Seal this twenty ninth day of January in the Year of Our Lord One thousand eight hundred and thirty one

The Mark and Seal of X Hannah March

Signed Sealed Published and Declared by the aid Hannah March the Testatrix as and for her last Will and Testament in the presence of us who at her request in her presence and in the presence of each other have set our Names as Witnesses hereto

H M Watts Wm Reed Watts


Proved at London 25th Nov[embe]r 1831 before the Judge by the Oath of William Kerly the sole Executor to whom Adm[inistrati]on was granted having been first Sworn by com[missi]on duly to administer


Transcribed by Bob Osborn