Will of RICHARD HALL 1764 - 1830 of Buriton
IN THE NAME OF GOD AMEN. I, RICHARD HALL, Wheelwright of Buriton in the County of Southampton being of sound mind and memory, do declare this, my last Will and Testament in manner following. FIRST I GIVE AND BEQUEATH unto my wife HANNAH HALL my money, wearing apparel, household goods, Timber working tools and implements in trade & whatsoever other property I may be in the possession of at the time of death, after all my funeral expenses and all my just lawful debts are paid. After my wife's decease, I give and bequeath unto my children as follows, Namely unto my son's JAMES HALL, NICHOLAS HALL, RICHARD HALL and HENRY HALL, as also unto my daughters SARAH PHILP, ELIZABETH POWELL, FANNY HUNT and JANE DAVIS, all my money, wearing apparel, household goods and whatsoever other property there may be, at the time of my wife's decease to be equally divided between them, share and share alike. With the exception of all my Timber working tools and implements in trade of which I give and bequeath unto my son HENRY HALL But before any division of the aforesaid property is made, I do request that all my wife's just and lawful debts and funeral expenses be discharged. Lastly, I constitute and appoint my son HENRY HALL executor of this, my last Will & Testament Hereby revoking all former Will or Wills hencetofore made. In witness whereas I have hence unto set my hand and seal this 25th day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty.
Signed sealed published and declared by the
above named RICHARD HALL as and for his last
Will and Testament, in the presence of us, who Testator:-
have hence unto appended our names as X the mark of Richard Hall
witnesses thereof in the presence of the said
Testator, and in the presence of each other.
Witnesses:- EDWD. STALLARD Snr and GEORGE KNIGHT
ON the Twenty eighth day of December One Thousand Eight Hundred and Thirty. HENRY HALL, the within named hereafter was duly sworn. Well and faithfully administered and he further make oath that the goods chattels and debts of the within named RICHARD HALL deceased, did not, at his decease amount in value to the sum of One hundred pounds, he verily believes.
Before F. Watkins, Surrogate?
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