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Will of Stephen Durtnal of Great Chart, 1822


REF: Centre for Kentish Studies, Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury

Book 106, Folio 370



This is mt last Will and Testament of me Stephen Durtnal of the Parish of Gt Chart in the County of Kent yeoman made and declared this Seventh day of Nov? One thousand eight hundred and twenty   And I make and constitute and apint. My two sons John Durtnal and Stephen Durtnal Executors of this my last will and Testament   I do give to my wife Elizth Durtnal Thirty pounds a year to be paid her quarterly out of my real Estate but I charge my real Estate with the payment of the same   And I allso I Give her all my Household Furniture pleat and linen during her life and after her decease I Give to my Daughter Charlotte one half of the said Furniture and the other half to my sons John and Stepn. equal share alike   And I Give to my Grandson James Hart one hundard pound to be paid him at twelve months after my decease and ten pounds for murning   And I Give to my two Grand Children John and Charlotte Son and Dofter? of my son Stepn. Durtnal Twenty pounds each to be paid at the age of Twenty   And I Give to my Son in Law Richard Sankey One hundard pounds to be paid twelve months after my decease   And after paying my jest Debts and all Expences the remaining part of my Estate Houses and Lands Ready Money and secrities of Money I Give to my two sons and my Daufter Charlote John Durtnal and Stephen Durtnal and Charlote Durtnal share and share alike and to their sevral Heirs Executors Administrators and Assigns for ever All equal share alike   I do hereby revoke and make void all former Wills by me at any time or times heretofore   In Witness hereof I the said Stephen Durtnal the Testator have to this my last will and Testament set my hand and seal the day and year first written    Stephen Durtnal Senr    Signed and sealed published and declared by the above named Stephen Durtnal as and for his last will and Testament in the presence of each other who in his presence at his request have subscribed our names as witnesses

Richard Bayley    Edward Gold       Catherine Prebble



The before registered will of Stephen Durtnal deceased was proved the Twenty eighth Day of September 1822 before the Reverend John Francis Clerk surrogate to the worshipful Maurice Swabey Doctor of Law Official General to the Reverend the Archdeacon of Canterbury lawfully constituted by the Oaths of John Durtnal and Stephen Durtnal the Executors named in the said will They being first sworn duly to perform the same.