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Will of Joseph Kingman, stationer of London. 1769

I Joseph Kingman

of the parish of Saint Stephen Colman Street, London, Citizen and Stationer of London, being of sound and disposing mind and memory praised be God for the same do the day and month here under make publish and declare this my last Will and Testament in manner following, that is to say, 

first I order and desire that all my just debts and funeral expenses to be fully paid and satisfied 

Also I give to my niece Mary Jeffreys wife of Samuel Jeffreys of Lee Garden in the County of Kent the sum of one hundred pounds and all my woollen wearing apparel to and for her own use and benefit 

and as to all the rest and residue of my estate and effects whatsoever and wheresover that I shall be possessed of interested in or entitled unto I give and bequeath the same unto my dear and loving wife Sarah Kingman her executors admons and assigns forever 

and I do hereby nominate constitute and appoint my said wife Sarah Kingman sole executrix of this my Will 

and lastly I do hereby revoke and make void all former and other wills by me at any time heretofor made declaring this only to be my last Will and Testament 

In witness whereof I the said Joseph Kingman the Testator have hereunto set my hand and seal this eighteenth day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and sixty six 

Joseph Kingman 

Signed sealed published and declared by the said Testator Joseph Kingman as and for his last Will and Testament in the presence of us who at his request have subscribed our names as witnesses hereto in the presence of the said Testator and of each other 

Elinor Westerman 

Jno Jones of Ironmonger Lane 

Proved at London on the 11th September 1769 by the oath of Sarah Kingman, widow, relict of the deceased and sole executrix

Last updated 22 February 2012