Location: Strettington, Sussex, England
Will of Mary Wyatt Quennell PROB11/1847
I MARY WYATT QUENNELL of the Parish of Strettington in the County of Sussex, Widow, do give and bequeath unto my dear brother The Reverend GEORGE TURNER of Spelsbury in the County of Oxfordshire the whole of my property for the following purposes. Viz. I give and bequeath unto my dear daughters MARY QUENNELL and SARAH QUENNELL the sum of six hundred and thirty five pounds stock in the New Four per cents equally between them. I give and bequeath unto my dear daughter ELIZABETH wife of WALTER CALHOUN and my daughter SARAH QUENNELL between them the sum of fifty pounds. I give and bequeath to my three beloved daughters MARY QUENNELL, ELIZABETH CALHOUN and SARAH QUENNELL the whole of my remaining property to be equally shared between them, viz two thousand six hundred and fifty pounds 31/2 per cents also fifteen pounds per annum in the Long Annuities also two thousand pounds stock in the three per cent Annuities left to me by RICHARD WYATT Esq. of Arundel in the County of Sussex but which legacy cannot be received until after the decease of the widow of the said Richard Wyatt Esq. Also I give and bequeath to my three beloved daughters MARY QUENNELL, ELIZABETH CALHOUN and SARAH QUENNELL five freehold cottages situated in the Parish of Felpham in the County of Sussex. I also give and bequeath unto my said daughters to be equally shared between them all my goods and chattels, plate, linen and china but it is my will that my eldest daughter MARY shall not alienate her property without the consent of my dear brother The Rev GEORGE TURNER or in case of his decease I appoint WILLIAM CAHOUN, Solicitor of Arundel in Sussex to see this my Will executed. Also it is my will that my dear daughter’s ELIZABETH CALHOUN’S property shall be entirely out of the control of her husband WALTER CALHOUN and that my said daughter shall have the power of disposing of it at her decease as she may think proper to bestow it. I give and bequeath the sum of ten pounds to my son in law WALTER CALHOUN for a ring. I also give the sum of ten pounds to my brother The Rev GEORGE TURNER for a ring. And I do appoint my said beloved brother my sole executor and trust to see this will executed. In witness whereof I set my hand and seal this twelfth day of July 1834. – MARY WYATT QUENNELL ---Signed and sealed. RICHARD BLUNDEN, grocer---- JOHN INKPEN, yeoman--- MARY JANE INKPEN, Witnesses to this my Will and Testament, MARY WYATT QUENNELL.
Proved at London 8th May 1835 before the Judge by the oath of the Revd GEORGE TURNER, Clerk, the brother, the sole executor to administration was granted having been first sworn by Commission duly to administer.