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The Will of

Thomas HOADLEE (1738-1823)


This is the last Will and Testament of me Thomas Hoadlee of the parish of Henfield in the County of Sussex Yeoman Whereas I have given my son James Hoadlee for his advancement in Life the sum of Two hundred pounds Now I do hereby direct my Executor hereinafter named should he find and Security or Securities for the sum or any part thereof to deliver the same to my said son James Hoadlee for his absolute use and benefit And I hereby give and bequeath unto my Daughter Sarah the wife of John Kirk the Sum of One hundred pounds sterling to be paid to her by my Executor hereinafter named within three months next after my decease Also I give to my said Daughter Sarah the Bed on which I sleep with the Bedstead and Furniture belonging thereto to be delivered to her by my Executor immediately after my decease And as to all the rest and residue of my personal Estate and Effects or what nature or kind soever and wheresoever the same may be and of which I shall die possessed I give and bequeath the same and every part thereof subject to the payment of the aforesaid Legacy to my said Daughter unto my son Richard Hoadlee his Executor Administrators and assigns for his and their absolute use and benefit And I do hereby nominate constitute and appoint my said son Richard Hoadlee sole Executor of this my Will hereby revoking all former Wills by me made In Testimony whereof I the said Thomas Hoadlee the Testator have to this my last Will and Testament set my hand and seal this second day of July in the Year of our Lord One thousand eight hundred and twenty three The mark X and seal of Thomas Hoadlee signed sealed published and declared by the said Thomas Hoadlee the Testator as and for his last Will and Testament in the presence of us who in his presence at his request and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses  Wm Borrer ~ C M Hannington Solr Henfield


The Will of Thomas Hoadlee late of Henfield within the Archdeaconry of Lewes Yeoman deceased was proved the eighteenth day of October in the Year of our Lord One thousand eight hundred and twenty tree Before The Reverend George Proctor Clerk Surrogate and so fourt Upon the Oath of Richard Hoadlee the sole Executor in the said Will named To whom was committed the Administration of the Goods &c He being first sworn well and faithfully to administer the same and so forth Sworn also that the Goods Chattels and Credits of the said deceased do not amount in Value unto Three hundred pounds


Transcribed by Mandy Willard on 29 March 2006, from a photocopy of ESRO A74 p889-890.



This page was reviewed on 10 April 2012