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The Will of

Thomas WHITEMAN (1729-1810)


I have copied the following transcript from the web site of Andrew David William Geering.

Will Registers 1541-1857
Transcribed by K. W. Holmes on the 13th February 2002 from WSCRO Film No. 1327
Whiteman Thomas, Farmer Udimore 1813. Register No. A71. p431. 9

In the name of God Amen. I Thomas Whiteman of Udimore in the County of Sussex Farmer do make and declare this my last Will and testament in manner following First I give devise and bequeath unto my loving wife Sarah Whiteman all my real and personal estate whatsoever and wheresoever and all my ready money and securities for Money that shall be owing to me at my decease what shall remain after my just Debts and Funeral Expenses are fully paid and satisfied for the term of her natural life for her own personal benefit and after her decease what shall remain left from my estate to my four children in four equal parts share and share alike (that is to say John Whiteman, Wm. Whiteman, Alice the wife of John Larkin, Mary the wife of John Bourne if any of my children should die in my lifetime their part to go to their own child or children if they have any if the leave no children then the part or parts to go to my remaining children share alike. I give devise and bequeath all my real and personal estate whatsoever and wheresoever all ready moneys and security for money to my loving wife Sarah Whiteman, John Fuller, Wm. Morley. And I do appoint my loving wife Sarah Whiteman executrix and my wife's brother John Fuller and Wm. Morley of Brede Executors of this my last will and testament in witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the 2 of April in the year of our Lord 1805.
Thomas Whiteman ? Signed delivered and published ..? for ..? last Will and Testament in the presence of us who subscribed our names as witness in the Testators presence at his Request - Rich'd Chestern, Christopher Collins .? Wm. Morley.

On the tenth day of February in the Year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirteen.
Because Sarah Whiteman the Executrix named in the last Will and Testament of Thomas Whiteman late of Udimore within the Archdeaconry of Lewes Farmer deceased departed this life in the lifetime of the testator and John Fuller and William Morley the other executors have by an instrument in writing bearing a date the 9th day of this instant February renounced all their Right Title and Interest to their Executriship. Therefore administration ? This Will annexed was granted by us to John Whiteman and William Whiteman the former and two of the Residuary legatees named in the said Will. They being first sworn well and faithfully to administer the same and so forth. Sworn also that the Good, Chattels and Effects of the said deceased do not amount in value unto eight hundred pounds.



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