Daniel COLE of Wivenhoe, Master Mariner, 1857.  D/ACW 45/6/21

This is the last Will and Testament of me
Daniel Cole of Wivenhoe near Colchester in the County of
Essex Master Mariner I hereby give Devise and bequeath unto
my Dear Wife Hannah Cole All my Estate and Effects
whatsoever and Wheresoever and of what nature kind or
quality soever of in or to which I shall die seized possessed
intituled or interested To Hold the same to my said Dear
Wife Hannah Cole her heirs Executors Administrators and
Assigns to her and their own proper use and Benefit according
to the different natures and tenures thereof for ever subject
Nevertheless to the payment of all my just Debts Funeral
and Testamentary Expences And I hereby revoke and make
void all former wills by me at any time heretofore made and Do
declare this to be and contain my last will and Testament
Whereof I name constitute and appoint my said Dear Wife
Hannah Cole sole Executrix In Witness whereof I have
hereunto set my hand and seal this twenty fourth day of June
one thousand eight hundred and forty seven

Signed sealed Published and declared
by the said Testator Daniel Cole 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 hereunto subscribed our names
as witnesses

A Dawson
Job Newcastle
Robert Wylie
George Gibson

The thirtieth day of April 1857
Hannah Cole  the Executrix within named
was sworn to the truth of this will and to the
due performance thereof and that to the best
of her knowledge and belief the amount of
the value of the goods chattels and Credits of
the deceased is under the sum of four hundred
and fifty pounds

Testator died on or
about the twenty second
day of August 1856 in
the parish of Wivenhoe
in the County of Essex

M Seaman

Proved on the 2nd day of May 1857 before the
Reverend Mesach Seaman D D Surogate &c
by the oath of Hannah Cole the sole executrix
to whom Admon &c was granted she being
first sworn duly to administer.

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