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Help reading a will please

Postby TCJ » Fri Oct 11, 2019 7:58 am

Hi, I was wondering if anyone could please help me to read the will of William Mosley attached? His occupation was a cutler. Thank you so very much in advance.
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Re: Help reading a will please

Postby ciderdrinker » Fri Oct 11, 2019 11:04 am

Here you go
This is the last will and Testament
of me William Moseley of Ivy cottage Sutton Grounds
Islington in the County of Middlesex.I give devise and
bequeath unto my Executors herein after named all my
money and securities for money and all my household
Goods and furniture plate and linen and china and all other
my Estate and effects whatsoever and wheresoever both
real and personal except the tools used by me in my trade
or business of a cutler and also the leasehold cottage in
which i now reside upon this special trust and confidence
that is to say upon trust for the use and benefit of my wife
Sarah Moseley for and during the term of her natural life
and from and immediately after her decease then I decree
the property or the proceeds arising from the sale of
the whole or any part thereof shall be equally divided
among and between my seven children namely William
John,Thomas,Mary,Elizabeth,Ann and Jane or each of
them may be living at the decease of my said wife and
with the respect of my said tools and other implements used by
me in the carrying on my trade or business of a cutler and
which are in my shop and premises now occupied by me
in Saint James Walk Clerkenwell in the County
of Middlesex it is my wish and desire that the same should
become the joint property of my three sons William
John and Thomas and it is my wish that they should
continue together and carry on my business for their own
mutual benefit.And i do hereby nominate constitute and
appoint my friend Francis Bedford of Coppice Row
Clerkenwell aforesaid cutlerand shopkeeper and my son
in law Samuel Nethercott full Executors of this my
Will hereby revoking and making void all other Will and
Wills be me at any time heretofore made and declare
this to be my Last Will and Testament.In witness whereof
I have hereto set my hand and seal this 20th day of
December one thousand eight hundred and forty two
William Mosley
Wit William Hides and Henry Ward
Proven 7 Frbruary 1843

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Re: Help reading a will please

Postby TCJ » Fri Oct 11, 2019 12:51 pm

Thank you so much for your kind help. This is absolutely wonderful. I cannot thank you enough for your kindness. Many thanks.
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