Thomas HARSANT of Wivenhoe, 1847. PROB 11/2052/280

I Thomas Harsant of the parish of Wivenhoe in
the County of Essex do hereby will and bequeath to my wife Priscilla
all my real and personal property of whatsoever kind it may be or
wheresoever situated for her sole use and benefit absolutely
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I appoint my
said wife Executrix of this my will I publish and declare this as and
for my last will and testament this ninth day of September one
thousand eight hundred and forty six – Thomas Harsent – Signed
published and declared by the above named testator as and for his
last will and testament in the presence of us who in the presence
of each other have hereto set our names as witnesses first erasing
five ines on the other side beginning with the words “and should”
and ending with the words “deserving it” Isaac Blyth
William Franks

Prerogative
In the goods of Thomas Harsant deceased.
Appeared personally Priscilla Harsant of
Wivenhoe in the County of Essex Widow are made oath  that she
is the Relict and sole executrix named in the last will and testament
of Thomas Harsant late of the parish of Wivenhoe deceased
bearing date the ninth day of September one thousand eight hundred
and forty six and now hereunto annexed and she further made oath
that on the said ninth day of September in the said year the said
testator duly executed his said will by signing his name at the foot
or did [?] of in manner as now appears therein in the presence of Isaac
Blyth the younger of Wivenhoe aforsaid Plumber and Glazier and of
William Franks of the same place Baker the two subscribed witnesses
thereto both of whom were present at the same time and also in the
presence of this deponent and thereupon the said Isaac Blyth the younger and
William Frank‘s respectively attested and subscribed the said will in
manner as also now appears therein in the presence of the said

Testator and of each other this deponent being also then present
Priscilla Harsent On the 22nd day of March 1847 the said Priscilla
Harsant Widow was duly sworn to the truth of this affidavit Before
me Robert Phillimore Surr[ogate] In the presence of I Henry Pitcher Not[ary] Pub[lic]

Proved at London 25th March 1847 before the Worshipful Robert Joseph
Phillimore Doctor of Laws and surrogate by the oath of Priscilla (in the
will written Prisscilla) Harsant Widow the Relict the Sole Executrix
to whom administration was granted having been first sworn duly
to administer

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