Archdeacon Wills 1763 #58, German, of Robert Brew of Peeltown, slater:

I Robert Brew of the town of Peel, slater, being weak in body but of perfect mind and memory do make my last will and testament as followeth: First, I commend my soul unto God and my body to Christian burial. Item, I leave and bequeath unto my grandson Robert Brew the sum of twenty pounds to be paid after my wife’s decease. Item, to my grandaughter Catharine Brew I leave five pounds to be paid also after my wife’s decease. Item, I leave to my son Joshua Brew five pounds legacy. Lastly I nominate constitute and appoint my loving wife Jane Brew whole executrix of the rest of my effects of what kind or nature soever they be. In witness whereof I have subscribed my name this first day of May in the year 1762. [Signed] Robert Brew. Witnesses: Henry Corlett, James Parr

On or about the fourth day of November 1762, Robert Brew the Testator declared unto us the subscribing witnesses that in case his grandson and granddaughter mentioned above died under age that then his will was that his legacy to said grandchildren was to return to his own side. Witnesses: Henry Corlet, Patrick Karran.

At Chapter Court holden at Balnyhown June 10, 1763. The executrix is sworn in court in form of law and hath given pledges for payment of debts and legacies namely James Parr and Patrick Karran both of Peeltown’

[Rbt md Jane Killey 20 April 1731, Arbory]




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