Samuel STAMMERS of Wivenhoe, Baker, 1815. D/ACW 39/5/7

The Last Will and Testament of me
Samuel Stammers of Wivenhoe in the County of Essex
Baker being sick and weak in Body but of sound and
disposing Mind and Memory made in manner following
First I commit my soul to God who gave it, my Body to the
Earth to be decently buried at the discretion of my Executors
hereinafter named and my Worldly Estate I dispose of as
follows (that is to say) I give and advise unto my dear
Wife Sarah and her Assigns All that my Freehold Messuage
or Tenement wherein I now dwell, with the Baking Office
Yards Gardens Ways Waters Easements Right Members Heredita=
=ments and appurtenances whatsoever thereunto belonging as
the same now are and for many years last past have been in
my own occupation and are situate lying and being in the parish
of Wivenhoe aforesaid and all other my real Estate whatsoever
and wheresoever she keeping the Buildings of the same premises
in good and Tenantable repair To hold to her my said wife
Sarah Stammers and her Assigns for and during the Term of
her natural Life if she shall so long continue my widow
Subject to such Incumbrances as now do, or at the time of my
decease shall affect the same, And from and immediately after
her decease or Marriage again which ever shall first happen
I give and devise the same Messuage Tenement Hereditaments
and real Estate with the appurtenances unto my Son Simmons
Stammers his Heirs and Assigns for ever Subject to such
Incumbrances as aforesaid And as to all and every my
Household Goods Chattels Furniture Plate Linen and Effects
and all my Monies in hand Debts due and owing to me and
all other my personal Estate whatsoever and wheresoever (from
and after payment of all my just Debts Funeral expences and the
charges attending the proving and Executing this my Will) I give
the use of the same unto her my said Wife for the Term of her
natural Life (if she shall so long continue my Widow) And from
and immediately after her decease or Marriage again which ever
shall first happen I give and bequeath the same Goods Chattels
Effects and all the then residue of my Personal Estate unto my
said Son Simmons Stammers his Executors and Administrators
To and for his and their own use and benefit And I do hereby
Constitute and appoint my said Wife Executrix and my said Son
Simmons Stammers Executor of this my Will And hereby
revoking all other Wills by me at any time heretofore made.
I declare this only to be and contain my last Will and
Testament In Witness whereof I the said Samuel Stammers
have hereunto set my Hand and Seal this fourteenth day of
March in the year of our Lord One thousand Eight hundred and
Saml Stammers
Signed Sealed published and Declared
by the said Testator Samuel Stammers 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
Wm Mortimer
Thos Adkin
The 10th day of Febry 1805
Sarah Stammers (Executrix) Widow of the
deceased, & Simmons Stammers (Executor) Son
of the deceased within named were sworn
to the truth of this will & to the true
performance thereof & that to the best
of their knowledge & belief the amount
of the value of the Goods Chattles & Credits
of the said deceased is under the sum
of 200
before me
R Hoblyn Surrogate
The Testator died on Feb. 19th 1812.
in the Parish of Wivenhoe in the
County of Essex
Proved on the tenth Day of January February in the year
of our Lord One thousand eight hundred and fifteen before
the Reverend Richard Hoblyn Clerk Surrogate & c. by the Oaths
of Sarah Stammers widow of the deceased and Simmons Stammers
son of the deceased the Executor and Executrix to whom
Admon &c was granted on the fifteenth Day of the same Month.
they being first sworn duly to administer

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