Wills (ERO D/ACR16/28 Jn Tiffin 1752 1752)

30.4.1752 (Thursday 30 April 1752)

document 93000025

in the name of god amen I Jn Tiffin of Earls Colne in the county of Essex yeoman being sick of body but of sound mind and memory thanks be to god for the same do make this my last will and testament in manner following and first I give and devise all my lands tenements and hereditaments whatsoever and wheresoever as well freehold as copyhold and of whatsoever manner or manners they be holden unto my loving wife Sarah Tiffin and her heirs to be by her sold and the money arising therefrom after discharging the mortgages therefrom if any be disposed on in such manner as she shall think proper for the good of my younger children also I give and bequeath my lease of the farm I now dwell in and all other my personal estate whatsoever and whatsoever unto my loving wife Sarah Tiffin subject nevertheless to my just debts funeral charges and proving this my will and of this my will I do appoint my said loving wife Sarah Tiffin whole and sole executrix in witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 30.4.1752 Jn Tiffin signed sealed and declared by the testator Jn Tiffin to be his last will and testament in the presence of us who at his request and in his presence set our hands as witnessed thereto Rich Wale mark Mary Moss Wm Leach