The Will of Ann Berryman of Chertsey 1795   



In the Name of God Amen

I Ann Berryman of Chertsey in the County of Surry Widow

do make my last Will and Testament in manner and

form following that is to say I commend my Soul to God I commit my body to the

Earth to be decently buried at the discretion of my Executrix

hereinafter appointed and I dispose of my worldly Estates as

follows (Viz) I give devise and bequeath all and every my

Copyhold Messuages Lands Tenements and Hereditaments

situate lying in and being held of the Manor of

Chertsey Beomond in the Parish of Chertsey in the County of Surry

and which I have already surrendered to the use of my will

And also all and singular my personal Estate of every

sort and kind unto Elizabeth Varnden Wife of my Nephew

William Varnden now living with him her Heirs Executors

Administrators and Assigns for ever and I so nominate constitute

and Appoint her the said Elizabeth Varnden to be sole

Executrix of this my last Will and Testament in Testimony

whereof I the said Ann Berryman have hereunto set my

hand and Seal the twenty ninth day of April one thousand

Seven hundred and ninety five A Berryman Signed Sealed

Published and declared by the said Ann Berryman as and

for her last Will and Testament in the presence of us who

in her presence and in the presence of each other have

subscribed our names as witness thereof Wm Clark

Wm Townsend


This Will was proved at London

the sixteenth day of October in the year of our Lord one

thousand Seven hundred and ninety five before the worshipful

John ffisher Doctor of Laws and Surrogate of the Right

Honourable Sir William Wynne Knight Doctor of Laws and

Master Keeper or Commissary of the Prerogative

Court of Canterbury lawfully Constituted by the oath of

Elizabeth Varnden Widow the Sole Executrix named in the

said Will to whom Administration was granted of all

and singular the Goods Chattels and Credits of the decd

having been first Sworn duly to Administer


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