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Document Number:0512097
Title:Copy of Will
Date:02 December 1776
For Sale:40.00
Condition:
Fair. Very grubby and discoloured on the outside but completely clear and legible on the written side.
Description:
Parchment : 1 sheet 49cm x 62cm. This is a copy of the Will that was probably made in 1776 at the time that probate was granted.l
Summary of contents:
TESTATOR
Catherine UNDERHILL of the Parish of St George, Hanover Square, Middlesex. Widow of James UNDERHILL of the same place, Wine Merchant.

BENEFICIARIES

Mary Snowden (her mother)
James Snowden (brother)
James Winter (brother in law)
Mary Banks (aunt)
Thomas West of Liverpool, Lancashire and William West brother of Thomas
Grace Bundy and her children Mary and John
John Thew
William Home
Catherine Brune (god-daughter)
Susannah Winship

SUBJECT
Catherine UNDERHILL appoints James Snowden and James Winter as trustees and executors who receive her house and effects for the benefit of her mother during her lifetime. The house and residue of her estate are then to be divided between the children of James Snowden, James Winter and another brother, John Snowden.

There are many other legacies of sums up to 2000 to all the other beneficiaries named above.
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