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Will of John Jenkin, proved 22 August 1833
(On the Reverse)
Deanery of Saint Buryan
1833 August 22nd.
The last Will and Testament of John Jenkin late of the Parish of Saint
Buryan yeoman deceased proved in Common form Before the Reverend George
Pigott Clerk Surrogate
And Administration to the Goods of the said Deceased and of all things
whatsoever concerning his said will was granted to John Williams a
son-in-law of the said Deceased and sole Executor named in his said Will
Stamp £8 .. ..
Sworn under £450 .. ..
In the Name of God Amen. I John Jenkin of Treave in the Parish of Buryan
in the County of Cornwall Yeoman being thanks to God of sound and
disposing mind and memory do make this my last Will and Testament.
Revoking all other Will or Wills by me heretofore made. First I
recommend and resign my Soul to its Creator in full and lively hopes
through the merits and Mediation of my Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ to
receive remission of all my sins and my body to the Earth to be decently
interred at the discretion of my son in law John Williams.
First my Will is that my Just debts, funeral, and testamentary expences
be paid by my said son in Law John Williams as herein after mentioned.
I give and bequeath unto my old Servant Ann Ellis one Annuity of Four
Pounds per annum so long as she, and George Bosustow (son of William
Bosustow of Lelant) shall both live to be paid her in Quarterly
payments. The first payment to commence and be made at the end of three
months next after my decease. The aforesaid Annuity to be issuing and
payable out of all my part of the tenement of treave situate the sow
west side of the lane.
I give devise and be unto Edward Jenkin of Treave all my part of the
Tenement of Treave called or known by the name of Treave Vean (except
the middle dwelling House and garden belonging thereto and the meeting
house which I give and bequeath unto my Son in Law John Williams) But
the aforesaid part of the Tenement of Treave called or known by the name
of Treave Vean shall stand charged with the payment of one eighth part
of the Rent that shall become due to William Bosustow or his Heirs from
time to time and one eighth part of the tithe and one eighth part of the
taxes through in and through-out of the whole of my part of the Tenement
of Treave situate in the parish of Buryan.
I give devise and bequeath unto John Jenkin (eldest son of Edward Jenkin
of Treave) all my part of the Tenement of Treave aforesaid situate the
Sow West side of the lane and the house in which his father Edward
Jenkin now lives, and one half of the Barn and one half of the Mowhay.
But charged with the payment of the aforesaid Annuity to my old servant
Ann Ellis as aforesaid, and charged with the payment of one half of all
my Just debts, and with the payment of three eighths of the Rent that
shall become due to William Bosustow aforesaid from time to time and
three eighths of the Tithe, and three eighths of the rates and Taxes
through in and through-out on the whole of my part of the Tenement of
Treave aforesaid. And also charged with the payment of one half of the
expences of keeping the Barn and Mowhay aforesaid in good and tenantable
repair. And the aforesaid John Jenkin shall pay one half of my funeral
and Testamentary expences.
All the rest residue and remainder of my personal and testamentary
Estate whatsoever and wheresoever or of what nature or kind so ever not
herein before by me given or devised, I do hereby Give devise and
bequeath unto my Son in Law John Williams, Whom I appoint Whole and Sole
Executor of this my last Will and Testament. In Witness whereof I the
said John Jenkin the Testator have hereto set my name and affixed my
Seal this nineteenth day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand
eight hundred and thirty.
John Jenkin (signed and sealed)
Signed Sealed Published and declared by the Testator
John Jenkin as and for his last Will and Testament in the presence of us
who in his presence and in the presence of each other have subscribed
our names as Witness hereto.
Willim. Hosken (signed)
Willm. Shakerly (signed)
N.B. Words in both italics and brackets
are inserted by the transcriber e.g. (signed)
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