Source: TNA, PROB 11/1858
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This is the last Will and Testament of me Young West Surgeon of the Town and County of Poole in the County of Dorset revoking all former Wills I leave my Wife Susan Elizabeth West my sole Executrix and Administrator to my Effects First I will that the house in which I now reside situated in New Street be immediately after my decease advertised to be sold by public Auction and the mortgage to be paid off and the surplus I bequeath to my said wife absolutely I bequeath to my eldest daughter Eliz Gaden West the Sum of two thousand Pounds Consols in the Bank of England in addition to the annuitity of twenty pounds a year bequeathed to her upon the will of her late Aunt Monk this two thousand Consols to revert back at my daughters decease ^ to be equally divided between my son ^ to my wife and at my wifes decease John Wickens West & my two daughters Louisa & Sarah Ann West or their respective heirs absolutely But in case my Wife dies in the lifetime of my said daughter then the two thousand consols on the decease of the said Elizabeth Gaden West are to be divided equally between my Surviving Children or their heirs as before directed But in case the said Elizabeth Gaden West should leave a Child or Children then the two thousand Consols are to go to such Child or Children share and share alike I give also to my two daughters Louisa and Sarah Ann West one thousand Consols each as they respectively come of age absolutely to my Son John Wickens West fifteen hundred pounds Consols absolutely All the rest and residue of my property of whatever kind or nature it might be to go at my decease Wife absolutely except what may be hereafter specifically named I give my daughter Elizh Gaden West all the Furniture in her own Bedchamber including the Book case and books bequeathed to her by my late Aunt Monk I also leave her one dozen silver table Spoons marked ? T W six desert Spoons marked the same and six tea spoons marked the same also the silver tea Pot and stand a set of Castors silver Stand and Tops a sugar & cream basket with blue Glass withinside all my medical Books together with my Grandmothers Picture I bequeath to my Son I give to my Wife Henrys Commentaries in 7 Vols Given this fifteenth of April 1834 in the Presence of ??? Wm Eyers Young West Witness William Eyers In the In the Prerogative Court of Canterbury In the Goods of Young West deceased Appeared Personally John Wickens Clerk A M Rector of Wootten Clanvell in the County of Dorset and made Oath that he knew and was well acquainted with the said Young West late of the Town and County of Poole in the County of Dorset Surgeon deceased and also with his manner and character of hand- writing and subscription by having frequently seen him write and subscribe his name to writings and having now with care and attention viewed and inspected the paper wri ting hereunto annexed purporting to be and contain the last will and Testament of the said deceased the said Will beginning thus "This is the last Will & Testament of me Young West Surgeon of the Town & County of Poole in the County of Dorset" ending thus "I give to my Wife Henrys Commentaries in 6 Volumes Given this fifteenth day of "April 1834 in the presence of William Eyers" and thus subscribed "Young West" this Deponent doth depose and say he doth verily and in his conscience believe the whole body series and contents of the said will beginning ending and subscribed as aforesaid to be all of the proper handwriting and subscription of the said Young West deceased John Wickens On the 12th day of February 1836 the said John Wickens was duly sworn to the truth of this Affidavit (by virtue of the annexed Commission) Before me B W Jolliffe Comm Proved at London 29th Feby 1836 before the Judge by the Oath of Susan Elizabeth West Widow the Relict the sole Executrix to whom Admon was granted having been first sworn (by Common) duly to Administer
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