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Will of Henry Weymouth, proved 27 December 1843
(On the Reverse)
27th. December 1843.
The last Will and Testament of Henry Weymouth late of the Parish of St.
Buryan Farmer deceased proved in Common form before the Reverend Charles
And admon of the Goods etc. of the said deceased granted to Henry
Tregurtha Nephnew of the deceased and Executor named in his said Will.
Sworn under £450.
This is the Last Will and Testament of me Henry Weymouth of Saint Buryan
in the County of Cornwall, Farmer.
I give and bequeath unto my nephew John Tregurtha, the younger,
Blacksmith, son of John Tregurtha the sum of Twenty pounds - and also my
large blue clothes chest.
I give and bequeath unto the children of John Ladner of Sancreed
Carpenter as shall be living at my decease, the sum of Twenty pounds to
be equally divided between them and to be paid them by my Executor
hereinafter named to their own exclusive use and benefit independent of
their Father and without being in any way subject or liable to his
Control, Debts or Engagements.
I give and bequeath unto my Nephew William Tregurtha of Falmouth,
Carrier, the sum of Ten pounds.
I give and bequeath to my sister in law Margery Thomas, wife of William
Thomas, parish clerk of Saint Buryan aforesaid the sum of Five pounds.
I give and bequeath to John Thomas, son of the aforesaid William and
Margery Thomas, Tailor, the sum of Five pounds.
I give and bequeath to my Nephew William Henry Osborne, son of Thomas
Osborne of Pendrea, the sum of Five pounds, on his attaining the age of
twenty one years.
I give and bequeath to my niece Jane Farley wife of Charles farley, of
Truro, Mason, the sum of Five pounds, to her exclusive use, independent
of her said husband.
I give and bequeath to Henry Weymouth, son of William Weymouth of
Street-an-Nowan, in Paul , Carpenter, the sum of Five pounds.
I give and bequeath to my niece Ann, the wife of John Phillips of Saint
Buryan aforesaid labourer, the sum of Ten pounds to her exclusive use
and benefit independent of her said Husband and without being
subject to his control, Debts or Engagements.
And I direct that all the before mentioned several Legacies (except the
Legacy given to William Henry Osborne) shall be paid by my Executor
hereinafter named Six Months after my Decease.
I give to my sister in law, Mary Weymouth, of Tolcarne in Madron,
Spinster, my Mahogany Chest of Drawers, and my Mahogany Pembroke Table.
I give and devise unto my said sister in law Mary Weymouth from and
after my decease my Freehold Messuage Tenement and premises with the
appurtenances in Street-an-Mowan aforesaid, in the occupation of francis
Dungey or his undertenants To hold the same unto the said Mary Weymouth
and to have and receive the rents and Annual proceeds thereof during her
natural life, and from and after her decease I give and devise the said
Freehold Hereditaments and premises unto & to the only use and benefit
of my Nephew James Weymouth, son of my late Brother Ephraim Weymouth &
to his Heirs and assigns for ever.
I give and bequeath to Charles Jacka of Selena in St.Buryan aforesaid,
Farmer, from and after my decease All that my Leasehold Dwelling House
and premises in Saint Buryan aforesaid which I now occupy - To hold the
same unto the said Charles Jacka his Executors, Administrators and
assigns during the remainder of any term and interest therein.
I give to Mary Stone, wife of William Stone of Saint Buryan aforesaid,
labourer, and to my said sister in law Mary Weymouth a decent suit of
All the rest residue and remainder of my Estates, Monies and securities
for money, Plate, Household Furniture, Goods, Chattels, personal Estate
and Effects whatsoever, subject to the before mentioned several Legacies
and to the payment of all my just Debts and
Funeral and Testamentory Expenses - I give and bequeath unto my Nephew
Henry Tregurtha, son of John Tregurtha of Saint Buryan aforesaid - and
to his Executors, Administators and Assigns - And I hereby nominate and
appoint my said Nephew Henry Tegurtha whole and Sole Executor and
residuary Legatee of this my last Will and Testament hereby revoking all
and every former Wills or Will by me at any time heretofore made and I
do declare this only to be my true last Will and Testament - In witness
whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal this twenty
eighth day of April one thousand eight hundred and forty three.
(signed) Henry Weymouth (seal)
Signed, Sealed, published and declared by the same
Henry Weymouth, the Testator, as and for his last Will and Testament in
the presence of us who at his request, in his presence, and in the
presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witness to
Thomas Richards of Penzance, Painter (signed) &
Joseph Richards of St. Buryan, Carpenter (signed)
N.B. Words in both italics and brackets
are inserted by the transcriber e.g. (signed)
Source:- LDS Film No. 2276076 Image Nos.
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