Will of Lewis Cockram of Stoborough, Dorset

Dated 1733

Transcribed by Ros Dunning

In the name of god Amen the 29th Day of June 1728 I Lewis COCKRAM of Stoborough in the County of Dorset Taylor being very sick And weak in Body But of perfect mind and memory thanks be to god I Do make ordain this my last Will And testament that is to say principally and first of All I give and Recommend my Soul to god that gave it and my Body I Recommend to the Earth to be Buried in a Decent Christian Burial Att the Discretion of my Executors hereafter named

Item I give to my Daughter Mary ....... that Messuage or Tenement lying In the Tything of Stoborough knowne by the sine of the white heart quiatly to be Injoyed by her with the proviso she puts out her life out of that messuage ore Tenement Lying in the Tything of Stoborough if she Refuses to put out her life my will is She Shall pay unto my Son William COCKRAM Ten Pounds out of the aforesaid messuage or Tenement given to her I likewise give unto my Daughter my mare

Item I give unto my Son William COCKRAM all my wearing apparel I give unto my grandson John COCKRAM one guinea I give unto unto my son William COCKRAM and my Daughter Mary CAINESS all my Redy money Debts and my Household goods equally to be Devided between them whom I likewise Constitute make and ordain my sole Executors of this my last will and Testament

Ratifying And Confirming this and no other to be my last Will and Testament In Witness whereto I have hereunto set my hand and Seal the Day and year Above written


(Attestation Clause)

Edward HANCOCK    Agnes JARVIS

Proved 1733 Dorset Record Office