5th October, 1847This is the Last Will and Testament of me Eliza Letitia Ainger, that is to say, I bequeath to John Hunter of Saint Bees in the county of Cumberland the sum of forty pounds. To my aunt Elizabeth Ainger of Whittlesea the sum of one hundred pounds.To my sister Frances Mary Ainger the whole of my real estate viz. the land situate in Bassonhally near Whittlesea to her, her heirs and assigus for ever. To my brother the Reverend George Henry Ainger his heirs and assigus the whole of my personalestate after ….. the aforesaid legacies and I appoint my brother the Reverend George Henry Ainger to be my executor In witness whereof I have hereto set my hand and seal this fifth day of October in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred and fortyseven - Eliza Letitia Ainger.Signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of us who have at her request in the presence and in the presence of each other affixed our signatures as witnesses -Jane Raper, Eliza Janet Hodgson, Ellenor BoyceIn the Prerogative Court of Canterbury.In the goods of Eliza Letitia Ainger Spinster deceased.Appeared Personally Eliza Janet Hodgson of the Elms in the parish of Hampstead in the County of Middlesex spinster and made oath that she is one of the subscribed witnesses to the Last Will and Testament of the said Eliza Letitia Ainger formallyof Alford in the county of Somerset but late of torquay in the county of Devon spinster deceased the said Will being now hereunto annexed and bearing date the fifth day of October one thousand eight hundred and forty seven aforesaid the saidtestatrix duly executed the said Will by signing her name at the foot or end thereof in the presence of this deponent and of Jane Raper (wife of John Lamplugh Raper) and Ellenor Boyce spinster the other subscribes witnesses thereto all of whomwere present at the same time and this deponent and the said Jane Raper and Ellenor Boyce thereupon attested and subscribed the said Will in the presence of the said Testatrix - Eliza Janet Hodgson - on the tenth day of February 1848 the saidEliza Janet Hodgson was duly sworn to the truth of this Affidavit before me J E Pratt … Present Charles Ring Not. Pub.Proved at London 12th February, 1848, before the worshipful hodeur Thomas Pratt Doctor of Laws and surrogate by the oath of the Reverend George Henry Ainger Clerk the brother the sole Executor to whom sole administration was granted having beenfirst sworn duly to administer.
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