Thomas WHITLEY of Wivenhoe, Fisherman, 1733. D/ACW 27/5/38

In the Name of God Amen:  I Thomas Whitly
of Wivenhoe in the County of Essex Fisherman: being in perfect
health and Memory at the sealing hereof do this Seventh Day
of October 1732  make and ordaine this my last Will & Testament
In manner and form following first I Commend my Soul
To Almighty God and my Body to the Earth to be decently
Buried at the discretion of my Executrix herein after named
Item I give unto my Kinsmen, Thomas Whitly, Joseph
Witly
, George Witly, and Samuel Whitly, each of then one
shilling to be paid immediately after my decease
Item I give unto my Kinsman William Maud, and his sister
Ann, each one Shilling to be paid them after my Decease
when Demanded Item I Give and Bequeath unto Mary my
Loving wife all my Goods and Chattels; Smack, Boat, and
Appurtenances whatsoever to the same belonging, ready mony
and Debts that shall be due and owing to me at the time of my
Decease: she paying my Just Debts and funeral Charges
and Legacies out thereof and I do hereby revoke, renounce
make void all former Wills Testaments and Legacies hereto
made ratifying and confirming this & none other and I do
hereby Constitute and appoint Mary my Loving wife to be
Executrix of this my Last Will and testament In Witness
Whereof I have hereunto set my hand and Seal the day and
Year above written

Thomas Whitley

Signed Sealed
Published and
Declared by the s[ai]d Thomas Whitly
The Testator to be his Last Will
And Testament in the presence of
Clear Hall
Joseph Howes
John Potter
10 Dec 1733
Mary Whitley Wid Xr was
Sworn before me R Turner Surr[ogate]

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