Peter Brown Family History

Will of Henry Dungate 1714


Name Place Date
Date Proved Ref. Main People Identified Fam Grp
Transcript or Copy: readability
Henry Dungate East Grinstead 02/10/1714 22/07/1715 LEWES A49.P110 Wife: Elizabeth
Son: John
DuJ1628 Transcript

The following is a transcription of the will made by Dave Woolven - July 2006
(Note: I have inserted some line breaks to aide readability)

In the name of God Amen the second day of October in the year of our Lord God one thousand seven hundred & fourteen & in the first year of the reigne of our Soveraigne Lord King George over Great Brittaine France & Ireland defender of the faith &c I Henry Dungate of Eastgrinsted in the County of Sussex yeoman being indisposed in body but of sound & perfect mind & memory doe make & ordaine this my last will in manner & form following.
First and principley I commend my soul into the hands of almighty God who gave it me hopeing that through the merritts & mediation of Jesus Christ my only saviour and redeemer to receive free pardon & forgiveness of all my sins and my body to the earth from whence it came to be buried in Christian buriall att the discretion of my executrix hereafter named and as that portion of this worlds good with which it hath pleased Almighty God to bless me with all I give & bequeath the same as followeth.
Imprimis I give and bequeath unto my only son John Dungate the sume of twelve pounds & ten shillings of lawfull money of Great Brittaine to be paid unto him by my executrix in manner & form following (that is to say) six pound & five shillings within six months next after my decease and the other six pound & five shillings being the full of twelve pounds & ten shill withing one year next after my decease to be paid by my executrix as above said.
Item all the rest & residue of my goods & chattles I give & bequeath unto Elizabeth my loveing wife dureing the time that she the said Elizabeth shall remaine a widdow but if she the said Elizabeth my loveing wife should att any time dureing the life of my only son John Dungate be married to another man that then my will & meaning is that she the said Elizabeth my loveing wife shall have no more then fifty pounds only of my said goods & chattles the rest & residue to goe & remaine unto my said son John Dungate & his heires forever. 
And I doe hereby make & ordaine constitute & appoint Elizabeth my loveing wife full & sole executrix of this my last will & Testament willing her to pay all my just debts legacies funerall charges probate of this my last & Testament. 
In wittness whereof I the said Henry Dungate to this my last will & Testament contained on one single sheet of paper have sett my hand & seall the day & year above written.  Henry Dungate
Sealed signed published and declared to be the last will & Testament of me the said Henry Dungate in the p’sence of .... being interlined before the sealing hereof.  ...Cooper;  Mary? Cooper;  Jno? Cooper

(Latin)  22nd July 1715.  Proved by Elizabeth Dungate the executrix named in the said Will to whom administration was granted.  Before me John ......

NOTE:  There are a few words missing from the text, this is as per the document.  Part of the witnessing of the Will has gone off the edge of the photocopy.  DW
Transcribed from a photocopy by Dave Woolven, 2 Aspen Way, Malpas Park, Newport, South Wales.   NP20 6LB    Tel 01633 858 359           27 July 2006
Transcribed for Nathan Dylan Goodwin BA (Hons), 1 Ivydene Cottages, Westenhanger, Hythe, Kent.  CT21 4HS