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Wills (ERO D/ACR 22/374 Jas Wenden 1853 1853)

no date 1853# (1853)

document 93001055

this is the last will and testament of me Jas Wenden of Earls Colne in the county of Essex tailor and shopkeeper first I direct all my just debts to be paid out of my personal estate by my executrix and executor hereinafter named except such debts as I may owe on mortgage at my decease item I hereby give and bequeath unto my dear wife Sarah Wenden all my furniture stock in trade book debts and all my personal effects whatsoever and wheresoever item I also give and bequeath unto my said wife all the right and interest I have in a certain copyhold premises situate in the parish of Earls Colne and now in the occupation of Wm Patten     Rayner Jn Bacon and Wm James which interest I have by virtue of an indenture bearing date the 2.11.1852 by which the aforesaid tenements gardens and outhouses and waste lands are secured to me said (sic) Jas Wenden for the sum of £25 8s3d advanced to Jn Guyon Wenden and for the repayment of the same and for such other sum or sums as may become due from the said Jn Guyon Wenden to the said Jas Wenden with five per cent interest thereon item I also give and bequeath unto my said wife all and singular the stock in trade articles effects and things now being and upon the brick field now my occupation and lying or being in the parish of White Colne which brick field and land I hold of Edw Fairhead of the above parish item I also give and bequeath unto my said wife all the right and interest I have in certain lands the property of D. Sewell esq namely the crops that may be growing upon the aforesaid lands at the time of my decease and also what interest I have in land belonging to the rev J. Dennis of Great Totham in the county of Essex the aforesaid lands are all lying and situate in the parish of White Colne in the county of Essex and I do hereby appoint nominate and constitute the said Sarah Wenden my wife and Hen Wenden my son executrix and executor of this my will hereby revoking all former wills by me made and I do declare this to be my last will and testament Jas Wenden signed sealed and declared by the said Jas Wenden the testator as and for his last will and testament in the presence of us who in his presence and at his request and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses Thos Smith Edw Fairhead Jn Dixon [probate incomplete]