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The Will of

James RANDOLLE (1723-1795)

 

In the Name of God Amen the Seventh day of September in the Year of our Lord One Thousand Seven hundred and Nintty foure I James Randolle of the parish of Chithurst in the County of Sussex husbandman being of perfect mind and memory thanks be given unto God for it do at my Leasure settle all Differences that may rise between my children and family Do make and ordain this to be may last will and testament I give and disppose of my Goods and Chattells in the following manner and form First I give unto George Chandler son in Law by Marriage One Shilling of good and Lawfull money And unto George Chandler Junior One Shilling of good and Lawfull money I give unto James Older or otherwise Holder son in Law by Marriage One Shilling of good and Lawfull money I give unto James Moore son in Law by Marriage One Shilling of good and Lawfull money And unto James Moore Junior One Shilling of good and Lawfull money I give unto Catherine Randolle Daughter in Law by Marriage One Shilling of good and Lawfull money And unto Richard Randolle the son of the above Catherine Randolle One Shilling of Good and Lawfull money if those above persons should make a lawfull Demmand thereof Allso I give and bequeath unto Elizabeth Randolle my Wife the sum of Thirty Five pounds of good and lawfull money to be paid unto her in a Twelve Months after my decease And allso I give unto my Wife a quantity of household goods which I name as follows A feather Bed and Bolster and pillow and Two Blanketts and Three Sheets and a Covernend Matt and Steddle a Chest of Drawers and One Chest and Box an a Dresser and Two Shelves and Six Cheanta Dishes and [---] and a Long [---] and a Wash Tub and Two Barrells a Tea Kittlle a Round Leafe Table Two Chairs and a Middle size porriage pot Cast Iron a Cottroli and a Red painted [---] and all other small things that she shall Lawfully say she bought with her when I married her and she is to stay in my house and have her living and liviehood with William Gosden and Rebecca his Wife till her aforesaid Thirty 5 pounds are paid Allso I give and bequeath unto William Gosden son in Law by Marriage Six pounds of good and lawfull money to be paid unto him And allso I give unto the said William Gosden the lease and possession of the farm which I hold and pay rent for situated and lying at Home Hill in the parish of Chithurst I give him sole power to hold the said Lease as long as the Lease Lasteth with the Rights and priviage belonging thereto and if William Gosden do not like to hold the farm that I have in my possession he is not to sell nor give the Lease to no other person or persons but is to lett my son John have it and hold the same if William Gosden do not like to hold it And my Will is when all things are settled and the above leagcies are all paid and all charges whatsoever are paid and all things settled whatsoever what there is to pay and what remains of my Goods and Chattles within Doors & Out Doors by me in any ways and that is unto me in any ways when all is paid and what there is remaining is to be divided into foure equal parts between my four children that is John Randolle ~ Lidia Pearson ~ Dina Randolle and Rebecca Gosden this One Son and Three Daughters are all to go share and share all alike when all is paid I do hereby discountt all other Wills and declare this to be no other but my Last Will and Testament In Witness I have set my hand and seale this 7 day of September 1794 as above written James Randolle X his mark Signed Sealed and Declared by the said James Randolle as his last Will and Testament in the presence of us whose names are subscribed here John Roe ~ Mary Stevens X her mark ~ William Hopkin X his mark

 

On the Thirtieth Day of November in the year of our Lord 1795 Before Mr Robert Edwards Clerk B A Surrogate Administration of and singluar the Goods Chattles and under 300 credits (with the Will or Letters Testamentary annexed) of James Randoll deceased was granted to John Randoll natural and lawfull son and one of the next of Kin of the Deceased To whom [---] well and truly [---] sworn [---]

 

The above will was transcribed by me, Mandy Willard, on 9 July 2006 from a photocopy of the original document held at the West Sussex Record Office, reference STCI/45 fol. 132.

 

RANDALL