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Will of John Hawes of Garboldisham 1802

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In the Name of God Amen I John Hawes of Garboldisham in the County of Norfolk Farmer being of sound and disposing mind and memory (God be Praised for the same) Do make and ordain this to be my last Will and Testament in manner and form following (that is to say)

First I Give and Devise unto my Nephew James Stubbings who now lives with me All that my Messuage or Tenement in which I now dwell situate in Garboldisham aforesaid with all and singular the Cottages Houses Outhouses Edifaces Buildings Yards Gardens Orchards Lands Tenements Meadows Pastures and Feeding Grounds whatsoever to the same belonging or appertaining

And also all other my Messuages Cottages Lands Tenements Hereditaments real Estate and Premises whatsoever situate lying and being in Garboldisham aforesaid or elsewhere be the same freehold Copyhold or of any other nature or tenure with their and every of their rights members and Appurtenances

To hold all the said devised premises with their Appurtenances unto the said James Stubbings my Nephew and his Assigns for and during the term of his natural Life

And from after the decease of the said James Stubbings my Nephew I Give and devise all and singular my said Messuage or Tenement Lands Tenements Cottages Hereditaments real Estate and Premises and every part thereof with their Appurtenances unto my Nephew William Stubbings of Stow Bedon in the said County of Norfolk his Heirs and Assigns for ever

Item I Give to my said Nephew William Stubbings the Sum of One Hundred Pounds

And unto my Nephew Henry Stubbings the Sum of Eighty Pounds

And unto my Nephew John Stubbings the Sum of Forty Pounds

And unto Ann Stubbings my Niece I Give the like Sum of Forty Pounds

All which Legacies my Will is shall be paid at the end of six Calendar Months next after my Decease

Item I Give unto Joseph Jackson Henry Jackson Rebecca Jackson Mary Jackson and Elizabeth Jackson the Children of Jane Jackson my Sister the Sum of Twelve Pounds apiece to be paid them respectively at the end of six Calendar Months next after my decease

But my Will is in case any of the Legatees in this my Will named shall depart this Life before the time their respective Legacies shall by this my Will become payable without leaving and Child or Children, that the Legacy or Legacies of him her or them so dying shall go to and be paid in equal shares to his her or their surviving Brothers and Sisters or Brother or Sister

But in Case any of my said Legatees so dying shall leave any Child or Children in that Case I Give the Legacy or Legacies of him her or them so dying to his her or their Child or Children equally to be divided between them if more than one at their respective Ages of twenty one Years

Item all the rest residue and remainder of my Goods Chattels Stock Cattle Monies Securities for Money Personal Estate and Effects of every nature and kind whatsoever and wheresoever (after Payment and satisfaction of my just Debts Legacies Funeral Charges the Charge of Probate of this my Will and all the other Charges attending the execution thereof) I Give and bequeath unto the said James Stubbings my Nephew for his own proper use and benefit

And lastly I nominate constitute and appoint my Friend Thomas Dickerson of North Lopham in the said County Linen Weaver and my said Nephew James Stubbings to be Executors of this my last Will and Testament

And my Will and desire is that the said Thomas Dickerson shall and may out of my Monies and Personal Estate retain all such Costs Charges and Expenses as he shall or may pay sustain or be put unto in and about the execution of the Trusts hereby in him reposed

And also a reasonable Sum of Money for his care and trouble in executing the same

In Witness whereof I have to this my last Will and Testament contained in two Sheets of paper to the first Sheet thereof set my habd and to this last Sheet set and put my hand and Seal the sixteenth Day of February in the Year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and two

John Hawes

Signed Sealed Published and Declared by the said Testator John Hawes as and for his last Will and Testament in the Presence of us who in his Presence and a his request have subscribed our names as Witnesses to the same Robt Algar Junr Chrisr Betts James Cream

Proved by Executors 12th April 1803 before the Revd Thos Kerrich Clk Surrogate to the Worshipful Thos Hay DD. Commy &c

Personals under 600£ 14 Augt 1807 Tho Lincoln

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