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Wills (ERO D/ACR 19/467 Andrew Marven 1805 1807)

2.9.1805 (Wednesday 2 September 1805)

document 93000515

this is the last will and testament of me Ambrose Marven of Earls Colne in the county of Essex bricklayer first I give and devise to my son Ambrose Marven and his heirs all that my copyhold messuage where I now dwell with all and every the appurtenances thereunto belonging situate in Earls Colne aforesaid and called or known by the name of Pannells to have and to hold the said messuage with appurtenances unto my said son Ambrose Marven his heirs and assigns absolutely and forever also I give and devise to my said son Ambrose Marven and his heirs all that my copyhold messuage called or known by the name of Charles Pains with all and every the appurtenances thereunto belonging situate in Earls Colne aforesaid adjoining to the church yard and now in the occupation of Jn Edwards or his assigns to have and to hold the said messuage with the appurtenances unto my said son Ambrose Marven his heirs and assigns absolutely and for ever also I give and devise to my said son Ambrose Marven and his heirs all that my freehold messuage with the appurtenances thereunto belonging which I purchased of Bridget Page widow situate in Earls Colne aforesaid and now in the occupation of Jn Sadd and Mary Crisp widow to have and to hold the said messuage with the appurtenances unto my said son Ambrose Marven his heirs and assigns absolutely and for ever also I give and bequeath unto Ambrose Marven and Thos Marven sons of my late son Thos Marven deceased the sum of £20 to each of them and do direct the same to be paid unto them by my executors herein after named or one of them or their executors when the said Ambrose Marven and Thos Marven do arrive at the age of twenty-one years and my will and meaning further is that if in case it should happen that either of the said Ambrose Marven or Thos Marven should die under the age of twenty-one years then in that case so happening I give and devise the said sum of £20 so bequeathed unto him, to his brother then living, and my will further is that if in case it should so happen that both the said Ambrose Marven and Thos Marven should die under the age of twenty-one years then in that case so happening I give and bequeath the said two sums of £20 so bequeathed unto the said Ambrose Marven and Thos Marven to my son Ambrose Marven his heirs and assigns absolutely and for ever all the rest and residue of my personal estate whatsoever and wheresoever and of what nature kind or quality soever the same may be (after payment of my debts, the aforesaid legacies, funeral expenses and probate of this my will) I give and bequeath to my said son Ambrose Marven to and for his use and benefit absolutely and for ever and I do hereby nominate constitute and appoint my said son Ambrose Marven and Jn White victualler of Earls Colne aforesaid executors of this my last will and testament in witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal 2.9.1805 Ambrose Marven signed sealed published and declared by the said testator as and for his last will and testament in the presence of us who at his request in his presence and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as witnesses thereto Major Pudney Wm Watson Isaac Watson