This is the Last Will and Testament of me John GANDER of Clayton in the County of Sussex Shopkeeper made published and declared in manner and form following that is to say First I give and devise unto Sarah GANDER my Wife all my personal property whatsoever and wheresoever or what kind nature or quality soever from and after payment of all my just Debts and Funeral Expenses and the Charges and Expenses and the Charges and Expenses attending the proving and executing this my Will I give devise and bequeath the same and every part thereof unto my said Wife Sarah GANDER her Heirs Executors Administrators and Assigns forever Furthermore I give and devise unto the said Sarah GANDER my Wife all my real Property whatsoever and wheresoever or what Kind Nature or Quality soever to hold the same unto the said Sarah GANDER and her Assigns for and during her natural Life And from and immediately after the decease of the said Sarah GANDER my Wife I give and devise all my real property unto my son William GANDER his Heirs Executors Administrators and Assigns for ever on these Conditions That the said William GANDER do pay unto each of my Sons John and Thomas GANDER the sum of Forty Pounds of good and lawful money of Great Britain their Heirs Executors Administrators and Assigns for ever and unto my son Richard GANDER the sum of five pounds of good and lawful money of Great Britain his Heirs Executors Administrators and Assigns forever which sums are to be paid eighteen Months after my Wife's Decease And lastly I do hereby make ordain nominate constitute and appoint the said Sarah GANDER my Wife sole Executor of my Will and hereby revoking and making void all former and other Will and Wills by me at any time heretofore made I declare this only to be my last Will and Testament In Witness thereof I the said John GANDER have hereunto set my Hand and Seal this twenty third day of January in the Year of our Lord one thousand and eight hundred and seven
The Mark x and Seal of John GANDER
Signed Sealed published and declared by the said John GANDER the Testator as and for his last Will and Testament in the presence of us who in his Presence and at his Request and in the presence of each other have subscribed our Names as Witnesses thereto
J S MILLS
The Will of John GANDER late of Clayton within the Archdeaconry of Lewes Shopkeeper deceased was proved the twenty seventh day of February in the Year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and nine Before the Reverend William GWYNNE Clerk Surrogate and so forth Upon the Oath of Sarah GANDER the sole Executrix in the said Will named to whom was committed the Administration of the Goods Chattels and Credits of the said deceased She being first sworn well and faithfully to administer the same and so forth (Sworn also that the Goods Chattels and Credits etc do not amount in value unto one hundred pounds).
Made: 23 January 1807
Proved: 27 February 1809