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Will of Ann [Long] Kingsman, of St Mary le Bone, Middlesex. 1758.


I Anne Kingsman of the Parish of St Mary le Bone in the County of Middlesex widow being of a sound and disposing mind and memory do make this my last will and testament in manner and form following 


that is to say I give and bequeath all my leasehold messuages and tenements and all my leasehold estate whatsoever unto my grandson William Long Kingsman when he shall attain the age of twenty one years and all my Rents estate and interest therein but if my said grandson shall happen to depart this life before he shall attain the said age of twenty one years then I give and bequeath all my said messuages and tenements and leasehold estates to my two brothers William Long and Robert Long esquires and the survivor of them for and during so long time or times as shall be to come and unexpired of the terms I now have in the said messuages or tenements or leasehold estates at the death of my said grandson so dying under the age of twenty one years as aforesaid as they or survivor of them shall have and after the death of the said William Long and Robert Long my said brothers and the survivor of them they both dying before the expiry of the terms I have to come in the said messuages or tenements or leasehold estate then I give and bequeath the said messuages or tenements and leasehold estate unto my kinsman Whithorn Gray clerk who is son-in-law to the Reverend Norton Bolton for all the remainder of my terms and estate in the said messuages tenements and leasehold estate. 


And my will is and I hereby direct that the rents of my said messuages tenements and leasehold estate until my said grandson shall attain his age of twenty one years shall be from time to time zeroised by my executors hereinafter named or the survivor of them and laid out in some or one of the public funds and the dividends from time to time zeroised and added thereto for the benefit of my said grandson in case he shall live to attain his said age of twenty one years but if he shall happen to depart this life before he attains that age then I give and bequeath the said rents and the stock or securities to be purchased therewith and all the interest or dividends arising or to be zeroised there from unto my said two brothers William Long and Robert Long and the survivor of them for their own use but in case my said grandson shall die before he attains his said age of twenty one years and the said William Long and Robert Long shall both of them depart this life before my said grandson there and in such case I give and bequeath the said rents and the stock and securities to be purchased therewith after the death of my said grandson and brothers unto my said kinsman Whithorn Gray for his own use 


I give and bequeath unto my servant maid Elizabeth Tomlin ten guineas if she shall live with me at the time of my death 


and all the residue of my goods chattels and personal estate I give to my said two brothers William Long and Robert Long for their own use and I appoint them executors of this my last will 


and I do hereby revoke and make void all former wills by me made in witness whereof I have to this my last will and testament set my hand and seal this twenty ninth day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and fifty three  


Ann Kingsman

 

Signed sealed published and declared by the above named testatrix Anne Kingsman as and for her last will and testament in the presence of Paschal Nelson, Mat Gibbons:


Paschal Nelson

Mat Gibbons


This Will was proved at London the tenth day of February in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and fifty eight before the Worshipful Andrew Coltee …Doctor of Laws and surrogate of the Right Honorable Sir George Lee Knight also Doctor of Laws and Master Keeper or Commissary of the prerogative Court of Canterbury lawfully constituted by the oath of Robert Long Esquire the brother of the deceased and surviving executor named in the said will to whom administration was granted of all and singular the goods chattels and credits of the said deceased he having being first sworn duly to administer







Last updated 23 December 2011