The Will of Thomas Berryman 1754



In the Name of God Amen

I Thomas Berryman of the Parish of Chertsey and County of Surrey Farmer

being weak in body but of perfect sound mind and memory praised be Almighty

God for the same do make and Ordain this my last Will & Testament In manner following

(Viz) I give and bequeath unto my Son John Berryman All that my Customary Copy

hold Messuage Barn and Orchard Containing One acre by estimation be the same in more

or less now in the Occupation of Robert Wheatly and lying in a Certain Lane

Called Bittams Lane in the parish of Chertsey Aforesaid with all and every the appurtenances

thereunto belonging to him and his heirs and Assigns for ever And Also I give devise and

bequeath unto my son John Berryman and his heirs and assigns for ever all my

Ready money Debts owing unto me Stock of all kinds whatsoever household goods and

all and every part and parcel of my personal Estate whatsoever and wheresoever to be

found, (my Just Debts & Funerall expences being first paid and discharged) And all

the rest and Residue of all and singular my Estate I give devise and bequeath unto

my loving son John Berryman, whom I nominate and appoint full and Sole Executor

of this my last Will and Testament, and do hereby Revoke and make void all

former or other Wills by me made either by Word of mouth or in Writing


Signed Sealed Published and

In Witness whereof to this my present

last Will and Testament I have hereunto

set my hand and seal this fourth day

of January in the Twenty

fourth year of the Reign of our

Sovereign Lord George the Second

and in the year of Our Lord 1750

Thomas Berryman


declared by the Testator

Thomas Berryman for his last

Will and Testament in

the presence of us who have

attested the same in Witnesses

thereto in his presence

Wm Shearman

Ann Penycod

Robt Street


January ye 4th 1750

I further bequeath unto my Grandchildren

John and Richard Smith five pounds each to be paid

by my Executor as soon as they arrive at the age of

Twenty one years and this my codicil I make part

of my above will to all Intents and purposes

    In witness whereof I have set my hand

    & seal the day and year above written


Signed & sealed

In the presence of

Wm Shearman

Ann Penycod                Thomas Berryman

Robt Street


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