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Prerogative Court of Canterbury (PCC) Will

Deborah GANDAR - Made 1759 and Proved 1762
(PROB11/846/235)

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Summary of Will:


I Deborah GANDAR of Tower Street London Widow being Infirm in Body but of Sound and Disposing mind and memory praised be Almighty God for the same Do make and Declare this to be my last Will and Testament.

Pay funeral expenses.

Give to daughter Deborah GANDAR £150 part of £900 South Sea Annuities when she attains the age of 21 years or is married and the interest shall be applied towards her maintenance.

Give to daughter Elizabeth GANDAR £200 other part of £900 South Sea Annuities when she attains the age of 21 years or is married and the interest shall be applied towards her maintenance and education but if the interest is not sufficient for that purpose then such part and so much of the South Sea Annuities thought necessary shall be applied towards her maintenance and education and also for putting her out Apprentice to any Trade or calling as shall be thought proper.

Give to son William GANDAR £150 other part of £900 South Sea Annuities when he attains the age of 21 years and the interest shall be applied towards his maintenance and education until he attains the age of 21 years.

Give to son John GANDAR £200 other part of £900 South Sea Annuities when he attains the age of21 years and the interest shall be applied towards his maintenance and education but if the interest is not sufficient for that purpose then such part and so much of the South Sea Annuities thought necessary shall be applied towards his maintenance and education and also for putting him out to such Trade or Business as thought best.

Give to Grand Daughter Ann GANDAR £20 to be paid and applied to and for her use and Benefit in such manner and at such times as my daughter Deborah GANDAR shall think most fit and proper.

Give to daughter Deborah GANDAR my Gold Watch and Chain and my best Diamond Ring which I Bought Since the Death of my late husband.

Give to daughters Deborah and Elizabeth GANDAR all my weaving apparel and cloths both Silk Linen and Woolen and Laces to be equally divided between them.

Give to son Thomas GANDAR all my stock and utensils in Trade of what nature or kind whatsoever Except such goods or stock as shall have been bought or bespoke or be making or preparing to finish or complete any order or orders that shall have been Given for the same in my lifetime which I do hereby declare shall not be deemed or taken to be any part of my Stock in Trade.

Give to Brother-in-Law Mr. Thomas DIX 10 Guineas.

Give all Household goods etc, to children.

Give to sons Thomas, William and John GANDAR shares to be paid when they reach the age of 21.

Give to daughters Deborah and Elizabeth GANDAR shares to be paid when they reach the age of 21 or be married.

Appoint Thomas DIX, my son Thomas GANDAR and my daughter Elizabeth GANDAR executors.

Signed 15th December, 1758.
Witnesses Thomas BENN, Pudding Lane,
George JEMMETT, Clerk to messrs.A & E BENN.


A Codicil dated 15th December, 1758.

Whereas Edward WHITE late of Shadwell Ropemaker Did by his last Will and Testament Give unto me the Sum of £300. Now I do hereby Dispose thereof as follows.

Give to daughter Deborah £75 to my son William £50 to my son John £75 and to my daughter Elizabeth £100 to be paid when they attain the ages of 21 and until they reach the ages of 21 I direct the sums to be laid out in Government Securities and the interest to be applied for their maintenance and education.

Signed 27th January, 1759.
Witnesses Enock STEVENSON, Thomas BENN.

Proved at London with a codicil May 3rd, 1759.

Also Proved March 29th, 1762.

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