Archdeacon Wills 1800 #25, Santon, of Robert Brew & Margaret Brew als Bridson, both of Ballachrink

(Rbt died first 1799):

"We, Robert Brew and Margaret Brew als Bridson my wife both of Ballacrink in the parish of St Ann, being advanced in age but blessed by God of a sound mind memory and understanding and considering the uncertainty of this mortal life, do make this our joint last will and testament, and our worldly estate and effects we do devise and bequeath as follows: We bequeath our souls to God and our bodies to Christian burial. We bequeath to our son and heir Thomas his father’s best suit of apparel at the death of his father. We bequeath to our two sons namely Robert and Christopher two guineas each if they come in person to receive their dividend. We bequeath to our daughter Jane Cubbon als Brew two guineas and by a settlement or contract bargain executed by us and our son and heir Thomas Brew who is to pay or cause to be paid to our said daughter Jane at the decease of the longer liver of us yearly and every year the sum of three every year as long as our said daughter lives. We bequeath to our daughter Margaret seventy pounds, a feather bed and bed cloath. We leave and bequeath unto our two daughters above mentioned the wearing apparel of the first deceased (only what is before mentioned). We bequeath to our servant Ann Brew on guinea. We have consented concluded and agreed that the survivor or longest liver of us we do appoint to be executor or executrix of all the rest of the goods, cash, credits or effects of the first deceased. And six pence legacy to all cravens. In testimony of the same we have hereunto caused our names and marks to be put hereunto this twenty fifth day of March one thousand seven hundred and ninety nine. [signed, & her mark] Robert Brew, Margreat Brew. Witnesses: John Crebbin, Thomas Cowley.

At a Chapter Court holden at Kk Santan June 19th, 1800: Robert Brew on of the testators having expired this life, Margaret Brew the .. being indisposed and unable to attend the Court is sworn duly to fulfill the last will and testament of her testator, to pay all his just debts and legacies as far as the goods will extend . . ."





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