Archdeacon Wills 1779 #49, Andreas, of Ann Brew als Martin of BallaCrebbin, widow:

In the name of God, Amen. I, Ann Brew of BallaCrebbin, widow, in the parish of KK Andrews, being stricken in years and of a sound mind and memory, do constitute this my last will and testament in manner following. First, I commit my soul to God and body to Christian burial. Secondly, I leave and bequeath to Margaret the wife of Philip Harrison one second hand blanket. Item, I leave to Joney Radcliffe, Robin, a shift. Item, I leave to John Crebbin senior a sheep. Item, I leave to the poor of the parish the sum of twenty shillings to be laid on interest. Item, I leave to my granddaughter Margaret Kneale all my wearing clothes or apparel to be taken care of by my executrixes until she comes to age, and not to be appraised. Item, I leave and bequeath to my grandson Charles Lace junior the sum of three pounds with whatsoever further sum or demand he owes me, excepting one guinea he has to keep for me. Item, I leave and bequeath to my daughter Joney whatsoever money John Cannel has in his possession. Item, I leave and bequeath to my daughter Esther whatsoever money she has in her hands and to pay all the funeral charges thereof. Item, I leave twenty shillings of the sum left to my daughter Joney in John Cannel’s hands to my grandson William Kneale. I declare that John Cannel & John Christian owe me no interest. Item, I leave to xxx John Christian the sum of ten shillings provided he allows me a burying place. Lastly, I nominate constitute and appoint my loving daughters aforesaid namely Mary Lace & Joney Kneale whole executors of the rest of my goods and effects and to the witnesses of this will one shilling British each. Witness my name and mark this 25 May 1779. [signed her mark] Anne Brew. Witnesses John Crebbin, Catharine Radcliffe.

At a Chapter Court holden at Lezayre June 8th, 1779, Charles Lace husband of Mary and Joney Kneale the other executor are sworn in Court in form of law and also to be true and just the one to the other in the division of the effects and have given pledges for the payments of debts and legacies namely John Crebbin the witness and Charles Lace junior.

We the wardens of KK Andrews . . . do hereby own to have received from the hands of Charles Lace & Joney Kneale, executors of Anne Brew deceased, the sum of twenty shillings, the same being bequeathed to the poor of this parish by the said Ann Brew as in her will confirmed . . . this 8th day June 1779. [signed] Thomas Moore, [signed their marks] Patrick Kneale, John Cormode, Phillip Tear.





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