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Will of Edward HUTTON of Oxford

Will 15 Jun 1827   Probate 17 Mar 1840

Source: ORO no. 103.211;234/1/22
Contributed by: Aillin O'Brien Go to Translation Go to Transcript
Summary.
... I Edward Hutton of the City of Oxford hosier ... very sick and weak of body ...

NameRelationship[Comments] or Major Bequests
Edward HUTTON Oxford
Mary HUTTONWife
John HUTTONSon (Exec)
Ann HUTTONDaughter
 
William JACOBWitness
Joseph PRESTONWitness
Richard Tunnard JONESWitness
 
Probate 17 Mar 1840 Oxford ... John Hutton sole executor named ...
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Transcriber's Notes
The words: "... acknowledge being in debted to my son John Hutton in the sum of seventy pounds wich I recomend to be paid to him my daughter Ann Hutton ..." make no sense as they stand. It seems possible that the Probate Clerk omitted the word "by" before "my daughter".
  Translated and paragraphed.
with some of the standard preamble and "legalese" removed.
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... I Edward Hutton of the City of Oxford hosier ... very sick and weak of body ...
  • I give my wife Mary Hutton all my property and estate, household furniture, stock in trade etc for her lifetime, and after her death I dispose of it as follows:
  • I give my daughter Ann Hutton the two freehold tenements in Fryers Entry, Oxford, the dwelling house in King Street and all my household furniture, stock in trade etc.
  • I give my son John Hutton whom I make my sole Executor the three freehold dwelling houses situated in Bath Street, St Clements, Oxford.
  • My debts and funeral expenses are to be paid jointly by my daughter and son except the debts of the stock in trade which belongs to my daughter.
  • I acknowledge owing my son John Hutton 70 which shall be paid to him [by] my daughter Ann Hutton.
  • All private monies are to be equally shared by my daughter and son.
  • I revoke all other wills.

  • Witnesses William Jacob Joseph Preston Richard Tunnard Jones
Probate 17 Mar 1840 Oxford ... John Hutton sole executor named ...
Effects under 300
  As transcribed from a copy of the original document.
Original line- and page-breaks are preserved as far as possible.
Hutton Edward of Oxford

In the Name of God Amen the fifteenth day of June
One thousand eight hundred and twenty seven. I Edward Hutton of the
city of Oxford hosier being very sick and weake of body but of perfect mind
and memory thanks be given unto God therefore calling unto mind
the mortality of my body knowing that it is appointed unto all men once
to die do make and ordain this my last Will and Testament that is to say
principally and first of all I give and recomend my soul into the hands of
Almighty God that gave it and my body I recomend to the earth to be
buried in decent Christian burial at the discretion of my Executor nothing
doubting but at the general resurection I shall receive the same again by the
Almighty power of God and as touching such worldly estate wherewith it
hath pleased God to bless me in this life I give devise and dispose of the same
in the following manner and forme first I give and beaqueth to my Wife
Mary Hutton the whole of my property and Estate likewise my houshould
furniture of every description Stock in trade and all ther unto belongin
to be enjoyed by her for her natural lifetime and after her death I dispose of it
in the following manner First I give and beaqueth to my daughter Ann
Hutton the two Freehold tennaments situated in fryers entry oxford and
likewise the dwelling house in King Street and all my houshould furniture
stock in trade and all ther unto belongin also I give and beaqueth to
my son John Hutton whom I likewise constitute and ordain my sole
Executor of this my last will and testament the three freehold dwelling

houses situated in bath street saint clements oxford I also recomend
my debts and funeral expences to be paid jointly by my daughter and son
except the debts of the stock in trade wich belongs to my daughter Ann
Hutton sepretly I also acknowledge being in debted to my son John
Hutton in the sum of seventy pounds wich I recomend to be paid to him [by see Note]
my daughter Ann Hutton I also recomend all private monies to be equaly
and share alike
share ^ by my daughter and son and I do hereby utterly disallow revoke
and disannul all and every other former testaments wills legacies bequests
and executors by me in any ways before named willed and bequeathed
ratifying and confirming this and no other to be my last will and
testament in witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and
seale the day and year above written Edward Hutton
Signed seald pronounced and declared by the said Edward Hutton as
his last will and testament in the presence of us the subscribers
William Jacob Joseph Preston Richard
Tunnard Jones

This Will was proved at Oxford on the 17th March 1840 before the
Reverend John Jones Surrogate of Joseph Phillimore L. L. D. Chancellor of the
Diocess of Oxford by the oath of John Hutton sole executor therein named to
whom administration was granted being first sworn duly to administer.
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