George Glanvill

13 March 1739

In the Name of God Amen
I George Glanvill the elder of the parish of Horton in the County of Buckingham victualer being infirm in body but of sound and perfect mind memory and understanding praised be God *** and calling to mind the uncertainty of this life and knowing that it is appointed for all men sure to dye I do hereby make and ordain this my last will and testament in manner and fform following ffirst and principally I commit my Soul into the hands of Almighty God hoping through the meritts of Jesus Christ to receive everlasting life and my body I commit to the earth to be decently buryed at the discretion of my Executor herein after named and as to such wordly estate as it hath pleased God to lend me here on earth I give and dispose hereof as followeth Imprimis I give devise and bequeath to my son George Glanvill the sum of one shilling which said sum is in full of all right title & property charges or demand that my said son George shall pretend to have to any part of my estate whatsoever and further my mind and will is that immediately after my decease that all my goods chattells and personal estate of what kind or place (?) soever shall be taken by way of inventory and appraised by the order of my executor herein after named and I give and dispose of the aforesaid good and chattells as followeth that is to day my mind and will is that whatsoever my personal amounts to shall be divided into three equal parts hereafter mentioned I give devise and bequeath after my just debts and ffunderal expenses are paid and discharged one third part as shall be hier left out of my goods and chattels unto my son in law Edward Allmond and ffeby his wife one other third part of the same I give to my son Thomas Woodman and Elizabeth his wife the other third part being the remainder of the three parts I give devise and bequeath to my son in law William Tomlinson whom I nominate constitue and appoint my full and sole executor of this my last will and testament revoking and making void all former will or wills by me at any time heretofore made and so declare this only to stand and be my last will and testament In Witnefs whereof I the said George Glanvill have to this my last will and testament sett my hand and seal this seventeenth day of March in the thirteenth year of the reign of our sovereign Lord George the second over Great Britain ffarance and Ireland King defender of the ffaith and so forth in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and thirty nine - the mark of George Glanvill - Signed sealed published and declared by the said George Glanvill the testator to be his last will and testament in the presence of us who in his presence and at his request and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as witnefs hereunto - Peter Style William Warren Richd Howell

This Will was proved at London the second day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and fforty before the worshipfull John Anders Doctor of Laws Surrogate of the right worshipful John Bettesworth Doctor of Laws Master Keeper or Commifsary of the prerogative Court of Canterbury lawfully constituted by the oath of William Comlingon the sole executor in the said willl named to whom administration was granted all and and singluar the goods chattels and credits of the said deceased being first sworn duly to administer