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Tharston Wills

SQL: "SELECT ID, EventType, ParishCode, FullName, EventDate,EventYear, EventMonth, EventDay, Notes FROM Complete WHERE ParishCode='THAR' AND EventType = 'Wills' ORDER BY EventYear, EventMonth, EventDay"

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28908BUNN Henry17.10.1793
This is the Last Will and Testament of me Henry Bunn of Tharston in the county of Norfolk a Farmer First my Will is that my Executors herein after named or the survivor of them his Executors or Administrators shall immediately after my Decease make an Inventory and Valuation of all my crops of corn and grain upon the Farm and Lands in my Occupation in Tharston aforesaid and also of all my Farming Stock Cattle and Implements of Husbandry Household Furniture and all other my Goods Chattels and Personal Estate and Effects whatsoever and wheresoever and that the same shall be sold for the best price that can be obtained within twelve months after my Decease and after Deducting all Expenses attending such Valuation and sale and paying all my just Debts Funeral Charges and the expenses of proving this my Will and also paying to Henry Bunn my Son the sum of ten pounds I do order and direct that the residue of the money ensuing by such sale shall be paid and divided in the following Proportions (that is to say) Two fourth parts thereof I give to my Daughter Elizabeth Bunn and the remaining two fourth parts my will is shall be paid and equally divided between my Daughters Ann the wife of John Reeve, Frances the wife of John Hooke, and Charlotte the wife of Robert Dye and in case of the Death of any or either of them before then their Shares become payable my Will is that the part or Share of him her or them so dying shall be paid to their child or children equally if more than one share and share alike at their respective ages of twenty one years And lastly I do nominate and appoint my two very good friends Mr Joseph Parsley of Tharston aforesaid Miller and Mr Benjamin Stannard of the same place Farmer Executors of this my Will In Witness whereof I the said Henry Bunn have to this my last Will and Testament contained in one Sheet of paper set my Hand and Seal this seventeenth day of October in the year of our Lord One thousand seven hundred and ninety three. Henry Bunn his Mark Signed Sealed published and declared by the said Testator as and for his last will and testament in the presence of us who in his Presence at his request and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as witnesses hereto John Matthews H. G. Atkinson
28909SEAMAN James03.03.1873
This is the Will of James Seaman farmer in the county of Norfolk. I appoint my son John Seaman and Stephen John Andrews as my two Executors. I request to have my farm carried on for the benefit of my wife Ann Seaman at my Decease if my Landlord Mr W P Baker* of Ipswich will allow her to do so and I request my two executors to act in a straitforward way making the best they can and taking account of all trasactions in writing and at the death of my Wife Ann Seaman every thing shall be sold by Auction and all Bills shall be paid out of what the Auction and Covenants upon the Farm shall realise and the remainder of money to be equaly divided between my Children these are the of my children Hariet Hobart, Susanna Seaman, James Seaman, Sally Mears, John Seaman, Rebeca Biggs, Jane Andrews, this is my will James Seaman. Signed March 3rd, 1873 James Seaman His mark X Witnesses John Minister, James Pitcher Affidavit of due execution filed G R Harman, District Registrar * There is a hole in the document so we have guessed at the name being Baker but it could be Barber


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