Mary Gwinnett of Wotton, Gloucester, 1809

Be it remembered that I, Mary Gwinnett, of the hamlett of Wotton in the parish of Saint Mary de Lode in the County of Glocester, widow, do make this my last will and testament in manner following, (that is to say):

I give and bequeath unto my niece Harriett Bridges, wife of John Bridges, of the hamlett of Wotton aforesaid, all and singular my personal estate and effects of what nature or kind soever I may die possessed of or entitled unto, subject nevertheless and chargeable with the payment of the following legacy, (that is to say):

I give and bequeath unto Mary Bridges daughter of the said John and Harriett Bridges the sum of thirty pounds of lawful money current in Great Britain upon her attaining of the age of twenty one years.

And I hereby revoke and make void all former and other wills by me at any time heretofore made and do declare this only to be my last will and testament.

And I hereby constitute and appoint the said Harriett Bridges sole executrix of this my said will.

In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this sixteenth day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and nine.

Mary Gwinnett


Signed, sealed, published and declared by the said Mary Gwinnett, the testatrix, as and for her last will and testament in the presence of us who in her presence and at her request and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as witnesses thereto, the Erasure in the fifteenth line having been first made.

G.W. Counsel,  Wm. Nichalls

23rd September 1809

The above named Harriott Bridges, the executrix, duly sworn before me.

Chas. Palmer, Surrogate.

Under £200