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The Will of

John TUTT (1722-1792)

 

The following has been transcribed by Carole Child:

 

This is the last Will and Testament of me John Tutt of Chailey in the County of Sussex Yeoman First I give and bequeath unto my nephew Daniel Baldy the son of my late sister Mary formerly Mary Tutt spinster the sum of fifteen pounds of lawful money of Great Britain and to my three nieces the sisters of the said Daniel Baldy the sum of ten pounds a piece of like lawful money Also I give unto my sister Ann the wife of Thomas King the sum of forty pounds of like lawful money and to my three nieces the daughters of the said Ann King the sum of ten pounds a piece of like lawful money Also I give unto my nephew John Hayman the son of my late sister Martha formerly Martha Tutt spinster the sum of fifteen pounds of like lawful money and to my three nieces the sisters of the said John Hayman the sum of ten pounds a piece of like lawful money Also I give unto my nephew Thomas Weston the son of my late sister Elizabeth formerly Elizabeth Tutt spinster the sum of fifteen pounds of like lawful money Also I give unto my eight nieces the daughters of my Brother Stephen Tutt the sum of ten pounds a piece of like lawful money And I direct that all the said several legacies herein before mentioned shall be paid by my Executor to the respective legatees within six months next after my decease And in case  any of the said legatees shall depart this life during my life time and leave lawful issue of his her or their bodies then I direct that the legacy or legacies of him her or them so dying shall not lapse but shall go and be paid to his her or their issue respectively in equal shares if more than one And after Payment of the said legacies and my just Debts Funeral Expenses and charges of proving this my will I give and bequeath all the residue of my Monies Goods Chattels and personal Estate unto my said brother Stephen Tutt and his Executors and Administrators And I constitute and appoint him my said Brother sole Executor of this my will But in Case my said Brother Stephen Tutt shall happen to die in my life time Then I give the said residue of my said Monies Goods Chattels  and personal Estate unto my said eight nieces his Daughters equally to be divided between them share and share alike And in case any of the said eight nieces shall die in my life time and leave lawful issue then I give the share or several shares of the said residue of my said Monies Goods Chattels and personal Estate to whichever such deceased niece or nieces would have been entitled if living unto her or their respective issue who shall (if more than one) take such share or respective shares equally divided among them and in case any of my said eight (John Tutt) nieces shall die in my lifetime without leaving lawful issue Then I give their share or shares to which she or they would have been entitled of having unto the survivors or survivor of my said eight nieces and the issue of any of them who shall then be dead equally to be divided amongst their such issue respectively to take equally amongst them if more than one only the shares or respective shares to which his her or their mother or respective mothers would have been entitled if living And in case of the death of my said Brother Stephen Tutt in my lifetime as aforesaid I constitute and appoint my said eight nieces his daughters joint Executors  of this my will And lastly I revoke all former wills by me made In Testimony whereof I the said John Tutt the testator have set my hand to the first sheet of this my last Will and Testament contained in two sheets of paper and my Hand and Seal to this the second and last sheet thereof  the fifteenth day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety two John Tutt Signed sealed Published and declared by the said John Tutt the Testator as and for his last Will and testament in the Presence of us who in his Presence have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses

T Hoper      Robt Hoffman      Faulconer

The Will of John Tutt late of Chailey in the Archdeaconry of Lewes Yeoman deceased was proved the sixth day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety two before the Reverend Edward Robert Raynes Clerk surrogate and so forth upon the oath of Stephen Tutt the sole Executor in this will named to whom was commited the administration of the Goods &c of the deceased they 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 did not amount in value unto one thousand pounds

 

TUTT