18 March 1771 Will of David Tito, mariner (proved 4 March 1777)

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

Source: TNA, PROB 11/1029

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In the Name of God Amen
I David Tito Mariner belonging to his Majestys Ship
Buckingham Captain Isaac Florimand Ourry Commander
being of good and disposing Mind and Memory do hereby
make this my last Will and Testament First and Principally
I commend my Soul into the Hands of Almighty God hoping
for Remission of all my Sins through the Merits of Jesus
Christ my blessed Saviour and Redeemer and my Body
to the Earth or Sea as it shall please God And as for
such Worldly Estate and Effects which I shall be possessed of
or entitled unto at the time of my decease I give and
bequeath the same as followeth that is to say unto my
well beloved Mother Martha Tito of the Parish of Pool in
the County of Dorset all and singular such Sum or Sums
of Money as now are or hereafter shall become due to me
for said Ship or any other Ship or Vessel whatsoever
And I do hereby nominate constitute and appoint my said
Mother Martha Tito Executrix of this my last Will
and Testament And I give and bequeath unto my said
Executrix All the Rest and Residue of my Estate whatsoever
both Real and Personal hereby revoking and making void
all former and other Wills by me heretofore made and do
declare this to be my last Will and Testament In Witness
whereof I have hereunto set my Hand  and Seal
this Eighteenth day of March in the Year of Our Lord
one thousand seven hundred and Seventy one and in the
Eleventh Year of the Reign of Our Sovereign Lord George
the Third by the Grace of God of Great Britain France
and Ireland King defender of the Faith  David Tito  LS
Signed Sealed Published and declared by the said David
Tito as and for his last Will and Testament in the
Presence of us who have hereunto subscribed Our Names
as Witnesses in the presence of the said Testator
J F Burry  James Smith

This Will was proved at London the fourth
day or March in the Year of Our Lord one thousand seven

hundred and Seventy seven before the Right Worshipful Sir
George Hay Knight Doctor of Laws Master Keeper or Commissary
of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury lawfully constituted by
the Oath of Martha Tito Widow the Mother of the deceased
and sole Executrix named in the said Will to whom Admcom
was granted of all and singular the Goods Chattels and
Credits of teh said deceased having been first sworn by
Commission duly to administer

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