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Will of Henry Langlois, silver chaser of Walworth. 1873


This is the last Will and Testament of me Henry Langlois of No. 7 Sutherland Square Walworth in the County of Surrey, Silver Chaser. 


I give and bequeath unto Isabella Louisa Langlois, my wife, all my household furniture, plate, linen, china, books, pictures, wearing apparel and jewellery including my gold watch and chains, in and about my place of residence at the time of my decease and I declare that my said wife shall be at liberty to reside in my dwellinghouse No. 7 Sutherland Square aforesaid for six calendar months after my decease and during that period shall have full and exclusive power to manage the house as she shall think fit without being liable for or chargeable with any occupation rent. 


I give and bequeath unto my eldest son Henry Walter Langlois the goodwill of my business as a Silver Chaser and all my tools, implements and stock in trade used in or connected therewith which I shall have at the time of my decease. 


I also give and bequeath unto my said son, Henry Walter Langlois, **** as hereinbefore mentioned the **** or messuage or dwellinghouse and premises known as No 7 Sutherland Square Walworth in the Parish of St Mary Newington, in the County of Surrey. 


I also give and bequeath unto the said Henry Walter Langlois the sum of two hundred pounds to be paid to him by my Executrix within twelve months after my decease. 


I give and bequeath unto my said wife my two leasehold dwellinghouses, Nos 54 and 56 Main Street, Walworth Common in the Parish of St Mary Newington upon trust to pay or apply the rents and annual profits thereof for the sole use and benefit of my youngest son Arthur Henry Knell Langlois, who is now living with me and is of the age of eleven years or thereabouts, until he shall attain the age of twenty-one years and then to transfer the same to him, his executors, administrators and assigns absolutely. 


And if the said Arthur Henry Knell Langlois shall die under the age of twenty-one years without leaving lawful issue then I direct that the two dwellinghouses shall form part of the residue of my estate hereinafter bequeathed. 


I appoint my said wife the guardian of the said Arthur Henry Knell Langlois during his minority. 


I give and bequeath all the residue and remainder of my Estate and effects, subject to the payment of my just debts, funeral and testamentary expenses and the legacy of two hundred pounds hereinbefore bequeathed unto my wife the said Isabella Louisa Langlois her executors, administrators and assigns absolutely. 


And I appoint my dear wife sole Executrix of this my will. 


In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand this 25th day of March 1873. 

Witnessed: 


William King, Solicitor, 50 Lombard Street 


George Hudson, Solicitor, 50 Lombard Street 


Proved: 6th October 1873


On the 6th day of October 1873 the will of Henry Langlois late of No. 7 Sutherland Square, Walworth in the County of Surrey, Silver Chaser deceased, who died on the 19th day of September 1873 at No. 7 Sutherland Square aforesaid was proved in the Principal Registry of Her Majesty’s Court of Probate, by the oath of Isabella Louisa Langlois of No. 7 Sutherland Square aforesaid, Widow of the Relict, the sole executrix named in the said will she having been first sworn duly to administer.


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