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1796 will of Onesiphorus Warry



This is the Last Will and Testament of me Onesiphorus Warry of Yeovil in the County of Somerset Gentleman I Give and Devise the Messuage or Dwelling House in Yeovil aforesaid in which I now live with the Appurt[enance]s thereunto belonging unto my Wife Mary Warry her Heirs and Assigns for ever I Give my two Closes of Ground in Yeovil aforesaid called [Mellanes ?] Path unto my said Wife for and during the term of her natural life and from and after her Decease I Give and Devise the same two Closes of Ground unto William Forbes and Emily Forbes Son and Daughter of my said Wife by her former Husband as Tenants in Common and not as Joint Tenants their Heirs and Assigns for ever I Give unto each and every of my Four Nephews William Warry Onesiphorus Warry Robert Warry the three Sons of my late Brother William Warry and John King and unto my Niece Joan Warry one hundred pounds apiece to be paid them respectively in one year after the death of my said Wife I Give unto my said Nephew Onesiphorus Warry my Silver Tankard on which my Initials are Engraved And as for and concerning all the Rest and Residue of my Goods Chattels Personal Estate and Effects whatsoever and wheresoever and of what nature kind or Quality soever Charged with the several Legacies above mentioned and also with my Debts and Funeral Expences I Give and Bequeath the same unto my said Wife Mary Warry whom I make and appoint sole Executrix of this my last Will and testament In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this twenty Fifth day of May in the Year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety six

Ones[iphorus] Warry

Signed Sealed Published and Declared by the Testator as and for his last Will and testament in the presence of us who at his request have subscribed our names as Witnesses thereto in the presence of the said Testator and of each other

Edm[un]d Batten    Matt[ew] Lee     Raym[on]d Rowe


This Will was proved at London the twenty sixth day of April in the Year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety eight before the Right Honourable Sir William Wynne Knight Doctor of Laws Master Keeper or Commissary of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury lawfully constituted by the Oath of Mary Warry Widow the Relict of the deceased and the sole Executrix named in the said Will to whom Administration of all and singular the Goods Chattels and Credits of the said deceased was granted having been first sworn by Commission duly to Administer



Transcribed by Bob Osborn