15 July 1751 Will of David Durell of Poole (proved 9 October 1751)

The original document can be obtained online from The National Archives.

Source: TNA, PROB 11/790

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				Pool the 15th July 1751
In the Name of God Amen
I David Durell being of good Memory and sound Mind do
give and Bequeath to my loveing Wife Mary Durell whom
I appoint my sole Executrix after my Funeral charges and
debts are discharged all my Money at Interest all my Stock
in Trade all debts due to me or shall be due at my Decease
as also the Assignments of Mr John Gannets Bond I have in
my possession as also I give and bequeath to her my said
Executrix all my plate Jewells Rings and ready Money in my
House withall my Household Goods and Furniture I have or
shall have at my Decease as also all Linnen and Woollen I
shall have or may have at my Decease Now be it further
understood the House I live in at Poole I give to my said
Executrix Mary Durell during her natural Life provided at
the Expiration of a twelve Month after my Decease my said
executrix shall pay or cause to be paid to my Daughter Martha
Durell One hundred pounds or the House which my said
Executrix shall think fit As also all the Furniture Household
Goods Plate Jewells Rings Money at Interest Debts of any kind
whatever at the Decease of my said Wife and Executrix
only reserving to her self the power of giving away to my
Daughter Elianora Thornhill or to her Children such and
such things as my said Wife Mary Durell my Executrix shall
think fit not exceeding in value the Sum of one hundred pounds
And in Case either of my Children should dye before their
Mother my Executrix then it shall all go to the Survivor of
them or their Child or Children as my said Executrix shall
think fit And Lastly I revoke all manner of Wills before by
me made As Witness my Hand the Day above written
David Durell  Signed and Sealed in the presence of us
being first interlined in this Writings  Ben Jennings
Aaron Durell  The mark of Mary Bartlett

This Will was proved at London the Ninth
Day of October in the year of our Lord One thousand seven
hundred and fifty one before the right Worshipfull John
Bettesworth Doctor of Laws Master Keeper or Commissary of
the Prerogative Court of Canterbury lawfully constituted by
the Oath of Mary Durell Widow the Relict and sole Executrix
in the said Will named to whom Administration was granted
of all and singular the Goods chattels and Credits of the said
deceased being first Sworn by Commission duly to administer

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