Peter Brown Family History

Will of Joseph Feldwick 1821

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Joseph Feldwick Edenbridge, Knt 17/02/1821 14/06/1823 PCC Prob 11/1672/27 Daughters: Jane wife of William Austin, Sarh, Anne, Elizabeth wife of George Dawes, Charlotte wife of James Walter Francis
Sons: George, Stephen, Joseph (executor), John (executor)
Witnesses: William Feldwick & Reuben Mills
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The following is a transcription of the will provided to me and made by Chris Allen
(Note: I have inserted some line breaks to aide readability)


This is the Last Will and Testament of me Joseph Feldwick of Edenbridge in the County of Kent farmer made and published the seventeenth day of February in the year of our Lord One thousand eight hundred and twenty first I direct that all my past debts funeral accounts and the charges of proving this my Will and all the charges ? thereto shall be fully paid and satisfied and subject thereto I give & dispose of my estate & effects in the following manner that is to say
I give and bequeath unto my Daughter Jane the wife of William Austen of Crowhurst in the County of Surry farmer the sum of one hundred and fifty pounds of lawful money of Great Britain.
To my Daughter Sarah Feldwick spinster the like sum of one hundred and fifty (pounds) of like lawful money
to my Daughter Ann Feldwick spinster the like sum of one hundred and fifty pounds of like lawful money
to my Daughter Elizabeth the wife of  George Dawes the like sum of one hundred and fifty pounds of like lawful money
to my Daughter Charlotte the wife of James Walter Francis of Carshalton in the County of Surry farmer the sum of one hundred and fifty pounds of like lawful money
and two my two sons George Feldwick and Stephen Feldwick the sum of five pounds apiece of like lawful money.
All which said several legacies I direct shall be paid to the said legatees cooperatively at the expiration of twelve calendar months next after my decease by my Executors hereafter named out of my estate and effects
And subject to and charged and chargeable title with the said legacies I do give and bequeath all and every my ready money sureties for money monies in the Public funds all such estate and interest by lease or agreements as all belong to me at the time of my decease and of and in farms lands and premises were in my occupation and held of it. ? and also of and in the farms lands and premises wherein my occupations held of ? ? and the pofsefsion of the same farms lands and premises and all my stock live and dead debts owing to me and all other my personal estate effects and property whatsoever & wheresoever unto my two sons Joseph Feldwick and John Feldwick their Executors and Administrators equally to be Divided between them share and share alike
And I do hereby nominate and appoint them the said Joseph Feldwick and John Feldwick joint Executors of this my last Will and Testament hereby revoking all former Wills by me at any time heretofore made in writing whereof I the said Joseph Feldwick the Testator have to this my last Will and Testament set my hand and seal the Day and Year first above written Joseph Feldwick
Signed Sealed Published and Declared by the said Joseph Feldwick 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 Wm Feldwick of Tonbridge – Reuben Mills of Edenbridge.

Proved at London 14th June 1823 before the W’shipful Charles Coote JP of Saros & Surre By the Oaths of Joseph Feldwick & John Feldwick the sons the Exors to whom Admon was granted hav’g been first sworn duly to Adm’r

n.b. One of the witnesses is thought to be Joseph Feldwick’s nephew, William Feldwick (1868 – 1828), who was a plumber in Tonbridge.

 

The following is a copy of the original 'Will'provided to Me By Chris Allen from the National Archives