Will of Johnathan Parsons - 1768
Johnathan died in 1768.
In the name of God, Amen. I Jonathan Parsons of the parish of Sandridge, in the county of Hertford, victualer, being of sound mind and disposing mind, memory and understanding, praised be God for the same Do make and ordain this my last Will and Testament in manner and form following (that is to say) Whereas I have only surrendered all and singular my Copyhold Messuage and Tenements eresitaments and premisses with their appurtenances situate within and holden of the manor of Sandridge and within the County of Hertford to the use of my last Will and Testament.
Now, I do hereby give and desire unto my beloved wife Mary Parsons all and singular my said Copyhold Messuages or Tenements appurtenances and premisses with their and every of their rights and appurtenances situate and holden of the said manor and also all my other Real Estate whatsoever and wheresoever To hold to herthe said Mary Parsons for and during the term of her natural life and from and after her decease I give and devise all that Messuage or Tenements situate and being in Sandridge, aforesaid commonly called or known by the name or sign of the Queen's head and now in my own occupation together with all, and singular the ___ and appurtenances thereunto belonging unto my son Jonathan Parsons, his heirs and assigns for ever.
Also I give and desire after the death of my said dear wife all those three Messuages or Tenements situate and being in Sandridge, afore-said and now in the occupation of Richard Pearce, John Seaver and John Smith with their and every of their rights members and appurtenances unto my daughter Sally Parsons to have and to hold my said daughter Sally Parsons her heirs and assigns for ever.
I also give and desire after the decease of my said wife all those two Messuages or Tenements situate and being in Sandridge aforesaid and now in the occupation of Richard Smith and John Halsey with their and every of their rights members and appurtenances unto my daughter Mary Parsons to have and to hold to my said daughter Mary Parsons.
I give and bequeath to my daughter Ann the now wife of Thomas Thrale of Sandridge aforesaid, yeoman, the sum of fifty pounds to be paid her within three months next after the decease of my said wife Mary Parsons whom I do hereby nominate Constitute and appoint sole Executrix of this my last will hereby revoking and making void all former or other will or wills by me at anytime heretofore make I to publish and declare this to be my last Will and Testament.
In Witness whereof I have hereunto setting hand and seal this twenty-first day of January in the year of our Lord 1766.
- 1. Proved 14 October 1769
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