The Will of Thomas Jago

 
 

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In the Name of God Amen I Thomas Jago of the Town of Mevagissey in the County of Cornwall Merchant being of sound and disposing mind memory and understanding praised be God for the same do publish and Declare this my last Will and Testament in manner and form following hereby revoking all former Wills by me made ffirst I will that my ffuneral charges and Debts shall be paid Also I give and bequeath to my Sons in Law John Pearce and William Blake the Sum of Six hundred Pounds each to be paid them by instalments by my Executors herein After named in the following Proportions that is to say two hundred pounds each within one year after my decease two hundred pounds more each within two years after my decease and two hundred pounds more each being the remainder of the said sum of six hundred pounds within three Years after my decease Also I give and bequeath unto my Daughters Ann Jago Hester Jago and ffaith Jago All that leasehold Dwelling House wherein I now live and the Warehouse opposite the same share and share alike to take as Tenants in common and not as joint Tenants and their respective Executors Admors and Assigns for and during all the rest residue and remainder of my Estate and Interest therein also I give and bequeath unto the said Ann Jago Hester Jago and ffaith Jago all the Household goods ffurniture Plate Linen and Household Utensils and Goods Wares and Merchandises....belonging to the said dwelling House and Warehouse Also I give unto my said Daughters Ann Jago Hester Jago and ffaith Jago the sum of One thousand pounds to be paid them by my Executors hereinafter named to the Purpose of carrying on the said Trade to be paid them at the following times and in the following proportions that is to say three hundred pounds part of the said sum of One thousand pounds within one year after my decease three hundred pounds another part of the said sum of One thousand pounds within two years after my decease and four hundred pounds being the remainder of the said sum of One thousand pounds within three years after my decease Also it is my Will that my said Daughters shall have free access to my Gardens and shall and may when and as they shall think proper take from thence any Vegetables ffruit or other Produce thereof And it is my Will that my Executors shall on my Leasehold Premises in the Parish of Mevagissey find Provide and maintain one Cow for the use of them the said Ann Jago Hester Jago and ffaith Jago  respectively Also I give devise and bequeath unto my Sons John Sampson Jago and Stephen Rice Jago all that my ffreehold Tenement in Goran To Hold  to the said John Sampson Jago and Stephen Rice Jago for and during their natural lives as Tenants in common and not as joint Tenants and after the death of  the said Stephen Rice Jago he dying in the life time of the said John Sampson Jago I give devise and bequeath his Moiety of the said Tenement  unto the said John Sampson Jago during his life and from and after the death of the said John Sampson Jago then I give devise and bequeath the said Moiety unto William and Thomas the Sons of the said John Sampson Jago as Tenants in common and not as joint Tenants and as for the other Moiety of the said Tenement hereinbefore given and bequeathed to the said John Sampson Jago I give and bequeath the same after the death of the said John Sampson Jago to the before named William and Thomas their Heirs and Assigns for ever as Tenants in common and not as joint Tenants Also I give and bequeath to my said Sons John Sampson Jago and Stephen Rice Jago their Executors Administrators and Assigns as Tenants in common and not as joint Tenants all my Leasehold Messuages and Tenements whatsoever and where so ever situate and also all the rest residue and remainder of my Estate of what nature or kind and quality so ever the same may be not herein before given and disposed of to and for their own use and benefit absolutely And I do hereby make ordain constitute and appoint the said John Sampson Jago and Stephen Rice Jago Executors of this my last Will and Testament hereby revoking all former and other Wills by me at any time heretofore made In Witness whereof the said Thomas Jago the Testator have to this my last Will contained in two Sheets of Paper set my Hand at the bottom of the first Sheet And my Hand and Seal to this second and last sheet this third day of July in the Year of our Lord one thousand and one Thomas Jago

(Attestation Clause)

Stepn Rice - Edward  Ball - Thomas Stark

Proved at London 6 July 1803

PCC    Prob11/1396

 

 

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