Other wills and administrations: Will of John Ensor of Sherborne
Date of will: 27 Mar 1805
John Ensor of Sherborne, yeoman
By this my last will and testament made the twenty seventh day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and five, I John Ensor of Sherborne in the county of Dorset yeoman Do give and bequeath my worldly goods and estate in manner and form following. That is to say First I give unto my daughter Elizabeth Ensor the sum of two hundred and fifty pounds and to my daughter Rebecca Ensor I also give the like sum of two hundred and fifty pounds to be paid them at the end of six months next after my decease by my executrix herinafter named. To my daughter Mary the wife of of Mr Richard Francis I give one hundred pounds to be likewise paid her by my said executrix at the end of six months next after my decease for her own sole separate and distinct use and benefit free from the intermeddling of her said husband and with which he shall have nothing to do and for which her receipt alone notwithstanding her coverture shall be a sufficient discharge to my said executrix. To my sons William and Thomas Ensor [interlined]\and to my sons in law Richard Francis and Robert Gumbleton/ I give five pounds each over and above what I have already advanced them. And to Mary my dear wife I give devise and bequeath all and singular my real and personal estate, moneys and securities for money, goods, chattels, effects and things of what nature or kindsoever and wheresoever the same may be, subject nevertheless to the payment of all my just debts and funeral expenses and to the payment of the aforesaid three legacies to my said three daughters at the time above appointed for the payment thereof. And I do herby appoint my said wife whole and sole executrix of this my last will and testament herbuy revoking and making void all former and other wills by me at any time heretofore made iun witness whereof I the said John Ensor the testator have hereunto set my hand and seal the day and year first above written.
Signed sealed published and declared by the said testator John Ensor as and for his last will and testament in the presence of us who at his request, in his presence, and the presence of each other have subscribed our mames as witnesses theroto.
At Sherborne on the 12th day of August 1806 Mary Ensor widow relict and sole executrix above named was duly sworn before the official.
Under 450 pounds
12 Aug 1806
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