Source: TNA, PROB 11/1249
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In the Name of God Amen I Henry Quinton Master of His Majestys Cutter the Expedition being in Bodily Health and of Sound and disposing mind and Memory and Considering the perils and dangers of the Seas and other uncertainties of this transitory life do for avoid Controversies after my decease make publish and declare this my last will and Testament in manner following that is to say first I recommend my Soul to God that gave it and my Body I commit to the Earth or Sea as it shall please God to Order and as for and concerning all my worldly Estate I give bequeath and dispose hereof as follows that is to say unto my loving and lawful wife Agnes Quinton of the parish of Minster in the Isle of Shippey and County of Kent all wages Sum and Sums of Lands Tenements Goods Chattels and Estate whatsoever as shall be any ways due or???? or belonging unto me at the time of my decease I do give devise and bequeath the same unto my said loving and lawful wife Agnes Quinton of the parish of Minster in the Isle of Shippey and County of Kent and I do hereby nominate and appoint my said loving and lawful wife Agnes Quinton as aforesaid my Sole Executrix of this my last will and Testament hereby revoking all former and other wills Testaments and Deeds of Gifts by me at any time heretofore made and I do ordain and ratify these presents to stand and be for and as my only last will and Testament In witness whereof to this my said will I have set my hand and Seal the Eighteenth day of February in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and Eighty two and in the twenty third year of the Reign of his Majesty King George the third over Great Britain &c Henry Quinton Signed Sealed published and declared in the presence of Wm Hardy White This Will was proved at London the fifth day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and Ninety four before the worshipful John Fisher Doctor of Laws Surrogate of the Right Honorable Sir William Wynne Knight Also Doctor of Laws Master Keeper or commissary of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury lawfully constituted by the Oath of Agnes Quinton widow the Relict of the deceased and the Sole Executrix named in the said will to whom administration was granted of all and Singular the Goods Chattels and Credits of the said deceased having been first Sworn duly to administer
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