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Document Number:0412103
Title:Probate
Date:21 April 1808
For Sale:28.00
Condition:
Poor. Very dirty on the outside and only slightly better inside. some writing worn away along one fold but all still legible (just).
Description:
Parchment : 1 sheet 43cm x 50cm with attached grant of probate and pendant seal.
Summary of contents:
TESTATOR
James ATKINSON of Uxbridge, Middlesex, Gardner.

BENEFICIARIES
Roger ATKINSON (nephew)
James ATKINSON (great nephew)

SUBJECT
James Atkinson leaves his money to Roger Atkinson in trust until James Atkinson (Roger's son) reaches the age of 21. It then passes to James.

He also leaves 20 to Thomas Clarke, Esquire, who is to arrange his funeral. Most of the Will is devoted to specifying the details of the funeral - he names the people who are to carry his coffin, 'to each of whom I desire 5 and a quart of beer may be given'.

The grant of probate values his effects at under 300.
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