Ancestors of Mandy Willard

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The Will of

Edward Henry BEARD (1824-1847)


Many thanks to Ros Dunning for the following transcript:


This is the last Will and Testament of me Edward Henry Beard at present staying at Henfield in the County of Sussex Gentleman I give devise and bequeath all Real and Personal Estate whatsoever and wheresoever situate over which I have any power of disposal unto my brothers William Day Beard ~ George Chantler Beard and Charles Izard Beard and my sister Julia Sarah Beard and their respective heirs executors and assigns according to the nature and quality of the same respectively as tenants in common and not as joint tenants and in case of the death of any or either of my said brothers and sister in my lifetime leaving issue him her or them respectively surviving I give devise and bequeath to such issue the share or shares of and in the said real and personal estate to which his her or their respective parent or parents would have been entitled under this my will if living at my decease to hold to such respective issue his her or their respective heirs administrators and assigns as tenants in common and I appoint my said brothers William Day Beard and George Chantler Beard Executors of this my will In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand this twenty seventh day of August one thousand eight hundred and forty six Edward Henry Beard


Frederick Morgan surgeon Henfield

Caroline Hedgcock spinster Henfield

Proved 19 June 1847

PCC Prob11/2048




This page was reviewed on 9 April 2012