Other wills and administrations: Will of Susan Gumbleton of Salisbury
TranscriptIn the name of God Amen, I Susan Gumbleton of the city of New Sarum in the county of Wilts, widow, relict and executrix of the last will and testament of Jonathan Gumbleton, late of the said city of New Sarum, deceased, being of sound mind and memory, and knowing the uncertainty of this life, do hereby declare this writing to be my last will and testament, in manner following.
Imprimis, I desire my executrices, hereinafter named, to pay and discharge all such debts that I shall owe.
Item, I give and bequeath unto Francis Gumbleton my son the sum of five shillings of good and lawful money of the kingdom, to be paid him by my executrices, hereinafter named, within six months after my decease, or so soon as he shall demand the same.
Item, all the rest and residue of my estate, goods and chattles, whatsoever, and of what nature or kind soever, I do hereby give and bequeath unto my loving daughters, Susan Gumbleton and Elizabeth Gumbleton, whom I do by these presents make, ordain and constitute my full and sole executrices of this my last will and testament. And I do hereby revoke, disannull, and make void all former wills and testaments, or any other writing by me heretofore made, and this only is to be taken as my last will and testament.
And I do hereby appoint my trusty and well beloved friends, Wm. Swanton, of the Close of New Sarum, Gent, and Oswald West of Alderbury, in the said county, Gent, trustees, to see this my will be performed.
In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal, this eighth day of November in the first year of the reign of our Sovereign Lord, George, King over Great Britain, and Anno Dom. 1714.
Susan Gumbleton [signed in her hand]
Signed sealed published and declared
by the said testator
to be her last will and testament
in the presence of
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