Peter Brown Family History

Will of Joseph Feldwick 1848

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Joseph Feldwick (farmer) Oxted, Sy 16/08/1848 16/05/1849 PCC Prob 11/2092/374 Sisters: Elizabeth Daws (wife of George Daws), Charlotte Francis (widow of James Walter Francis) , Anne
Brother: John Feldwick
Niece/nephews: Jane Gower (wife of George Gower), Francis Austen, Joseph Feldwick
Others: John Shorter, William Dartnall (executors)
Witneses: Geo Penfold , Wm N Wefson , Charles Geo Penfold
FeT1684 Transcript

The following is a transcription of the will provided to me and made by Chris Allen - Transcribed 10th February 2013
(Note: I have inserted some line breaks to aide readability)

This is the Last Will and Testament of me Joseph Feldwick of Barrow Green Oxted in the County of Surrey farmer regarding the disposal of the worldly estate wherewith it hath pleased God to blefs me as follows namely
I direct all my just debts and funeral and testamentary expenses to be first fully paid and satisfied
I give and bequeath to my sister Elizabeth Daws the wife of George Daws of Edenbridge in the County of Kent one legacy or sum of fifty pounds.
To my sister Charlotte Francis the Widow of James Walter Francis of Croydon in Surrey I give and bequeath a legacy or sum of fifty pounds.
To my niece Jane Gower the wife of George Gower of Tonbridge in Kent I give and bequeath a legacy or sum of fifty pounds.
To my nephew Francis Austen of Crowhurst in Surrey farmer I give and bequeath a legacy or sum of fifty pounds.
To my nephew Joseph Feldwick of Leatherhead in Surrey draper I give and bequeath a legacy or sum of fifty pounds.
And All the Rest and Residue of my personal estate and effects whatsoever and wheresoever and of all whatever nature kind or quality whatever the source may be that I may be pofsefsed of or entitled to at my estate I give and bequeath unto and between my brother John Feldwick of Oxted aforesaid farmer and my sister Anne Feldwick now residing with me to be equally divided between them share and share alike for their own use and benefit.
And hereby revoking all former wills by me at any time heretofore I declare this only to be and remain my last will and testament and I nominate and appoint John Shorter auctioneer of Oxted and William Dartnall of the same place shop keeper EXECUTORS of this my will and I give and bequeath to each of them the said John Shorter and William Dartnall a legacy or sum of ten pounds.
In witness whereof I have hereto set and ascribed my hand and seal this sixteenth day of August one thousand eight hundred and forty eight – Joseph Feldwick  - Signed sealed published and declared by the said Joseph Feldwick as and for this last will and testament in the presence of us and in his presence at his request in the presence of each other have hereto subscribed our names as witnesses –
Geo Penfold Solicitor Croydon – Wm N Wefson Clerk – Charles Geo Penfold Croydon.

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PROVED at Rochester 16th May 1849 before the oath of John Shorter and William Dartnall in the will written Dartnoll, the Executors to whom Admon was granted having been first sworn the said John Shorter before the Worshipful Robert Turner and the said William Dartnall before the Worshipful Joseph Phillimore Doctor of Laws and Surrogate duly to administer.