20 December 1737 Will of Thomas Young of Poole, baker (proved 27 January 1741)

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

Source: TNA, PROB 11/715

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In the Name of God Amen
I Thomas Young of the Town and County of Poole Baker
being Sick and Weak in Body but of Sound and perfect Mind
and Memory thanks be therefore given to Almighty God for it and
considering the uncertainty of this present transitory life do for
Avoiding Controversie after my Decease make publish and
declare this my Present last Will and Testament in manner
following that is to say First and Principally I commend my Soul
to God hoping through the Meritts death and Passion of my Saviour
Jesus Christ to have full and Free pardon and forgiveness of all my
sins and to inherit everlasting life and my Body I commit to the
earth to be decently buried at the discretion of my Executrix hereafter
named and as for and touching the disposition of all such Temperall
Estate as it hath pleased God to bestow upon me I Give and dispose
thereof as followeth First I Will that my Debts and Funerall
expences be paid and discharged Also I Give Devise and bequeath 
All my lands Tenements and hereditaments whatsoever and wheresoever unto my
Loving Wife Francis Young for and during the Term of her natural
Life and from and after her decease I Give devise and bequeath 
the same unto my Four Children to wit Robert Young Spence Young
Mary now the Wife of Thomas Bird and Jane Young their Heirs 
and Assigns forever equally to be divided between them Share and
Share alike Also I Give and bequeath unto my said Daughter Jane
Young One hundred and Fifty Pounds of Lawfull money of Great
Britain to be paid her at the day of her Marriage Provided she
do marry with the consent of my said Wife Frances Young Also all

the rest and residue of my Goods and Chattles whatsoever I Give and
bequeath unto my said Wife Frances Young and I do make and
Appoint her sole Executrix of this my present last Will and Testament
hereby revoking and making void all former Wills and Testaments by
me at any time heretofore made declaring this to be for and as my
only last Will and Testament In Witness whereof I have hereunto sett my
hand and seal the Twentieth day of December in the Eleventh year of 
the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the second by the grace of God
King of Great Britain and so forth and in the Year of our Lord One
Thousand seven hundred and thirty seven Thoms Young  Signed
sealed published and Declared to be the last Will and Testament of the
said Thomas Young in the presence of us who subscribed our Names in
his presence and at his request  Samuel Luggs  John Masters  Will Humfry

This Will was proved at London the Twenty Seventh day
of January in the Year of our Lord One Thousand seven hundred
Forty 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 Frances Young Widow
the Relict of the Deceased and 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 being first sworn duly to 
administer the same

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