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Will of Rebecca Wallis Wearing, dated 1 November 1837

23rd February 1838
Will of
Rebecca Wallis WEARING
Widow deced. was proved
In Common Form before
John WALLIS the Younger
Clerk, Surrogate
And Administration of
all and singular the Goods
of the said deced. and any way
concerning her Will was
granted to Maria WARNE
the wife of Digory WARNE
the Extrix. therein named
Effects under £20
Died 16the Novr. 1837

I Rebaca W WEARING of the parish of Southhill in the County of Cornwill being weak in body but of a sound mind due hereby declear this to be my last will and testament revocking all others wills made by mee, which I Dispose of my goods and Chattles as follows, first I give to my daughter Charity my Green bead performed [ ]clock an case a sat of Chinia one ketching table two chairsAlso I give to my daughter Grace WILLIAMS amogeny table, and shilves and Dressers an A large cheast. Also I give to my grand daughter Maria WARNE a yellow bead performed
Also all the cloumb on the Dressers to be equley devided among my three daughters, and all the reast of my goods and chattles I give to my Daughter Maria WARNE as being or whome I appoint my whole and Sole Executtor which she is to take care of hear mother Signend and Deliverd in the presents of us this first day of November 18 one thousend eighthundred and therty seven.

Witness by us
Richard Peak GARLAND
(signed) R W WEARING
(signed) William SHORT  

Affidavit For Executors
In the Archdeaconry Court of Cornwall Maria WARNE wife of Digory WARNE of the Parish of Calstock in the County of Cornwall Carpenter the daughter and Sole Executrix named in the last Will and Testament of Rebecca Wallis WEARING late of the Parish of Southill Widow deceased who died on the Sixteenth day of November 1837 Makith oath and saith that she hath made diligent search and due enquiry after and in respect of the personal Estate and Effects of the said deceased in order to ascertain the full amount and value therof and that to the best of her knowledge information and beliefthe whole of the Goods Chattels and Credits of which the said deceased died possessed within the Province of Canterbury exclusive of whatthe deceased may have been possessed of or entitled to as a Trustee for any other person or persons and not beneficially but including the leasehold Estates for years of the deceased whether absolute or determinable on lives and without deducting any thing on account of the depts due and owing from the deceased or under the value of Twenty Pounds and this Deponent further saith that the said deceased had no personal Estate and effects at the time of her decease within the province of York to which this Deponent need to administer.

The above named Maria WARNE
was sworn to the truth of the bove Affidavit on
the Twenty third day of February
One Thousand Eight Hundred and Thirty
(signed) Maria WARN
  Before me

Source: CRO Ref : AP/W/3941

Contributed by Philippa Stout

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