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Will of Elizabeth Wallis, proved 7 August 1823
(On the Reverse)
7th August 1823
The last Will & Testament of Elizabeth Wallis late of St. Burian Widow
decsd, proved in common form before the Revd Uriah Tonkin, Surrogate
And Adion to the Goods etc of the said deceased & of all things
whatsoever concerning her said Will was granted to Joseph Wallis &
George Wallis, the sons of the said decsd, & Executors named in her said
Will; the said George having attained his full age of 21 years
Sworn under £100
(Mrs Elizabeth Wallis’s Will)
Glory be to God Amen I Elizabeth Wallis of the Parish of St Buryan in
the County of Cornwall Widow, do make and ordain this to be my last Will
I Give and bequeath unto my Son George Wallis my Dwelling House and Shop
with all the appurtenances thereto belonging Situate in St Buryan Church
Town and County aforesaid.
Also I give unto my Son George Wallis the sum of Twenty Pounds.
Also I give and bequeath unto my Daughter Elizabeth Tremewan all my
Wearing apparel and the Sum of Ten pounds to be by her received three
months after my decease.
Also I give and bequeath unto my Grand-daughter Elizabeth Ann Tremewan
the sum of Twenty Pounds to be by her received when she shall attain the
age of sixteen years.
Also I Give and bequeath unto my Grand daughter Rebekah Williams
Tremewan the sum of Twenty Pounds to be by her received when she shall
attain the age of sixteen years.
Also I Give devise and bequeath unto my Sons Joseph and George Wallis’s
All the rest residue and remainder of all my Goods Chattles Estate and
effects whatsoever and wheresoever and of what kindsoever as well real
as Personal not herein before by me given devised or bequeathed. And I
do hereby make nominate and appoint my Brother in law James Wallis and
my Daughter Elizabeth Tremewan to be Executor and Executrix of this my
last Will and Testament during the minority of my said Son George Wallis
and as soon as he shall attain his full age of twenty one years, I do
make and ordain my Sons Joseph and George Wallis’s to be sole Executors
of this my last Will and Testament.
And I hereby impower my Said Brother in Law James Wallis and my Daughter
Elizabeth Tremewan and the survivor of them to be supervisors Executor
and Executrix in trust of this my will during the minority of my said
Son George Wallis, and it is my Will that the aforesaid Executor and
Executrix shall be allowed all reasonable charges and expences in and
about the execution of the Trust hereby committed unto them out of my
Effects which shall come to their hands.
In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and Seal the first day of
July in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty two
The sign or mark of Elizabeth Wallis
Signed Sealed Published and Declared by the
Testatrix Elizabeth Wallis 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 Subscribed our names as Witnesses hereto