West Lulworth

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This is the Last Will and Testament of me Eleanor Fookes of West Lulworth in the County of Dorset Widow made and Published this eleventh day of October one thousand eight hundred and thirty three first I direct all my just debts and funeral expences be fully paid and satisfied I give and bequeath unto my Brother in Law William ffookes my beds bedsteads and beds furniture in the Chamber of the House I now live in all the rest residue and remainder of my estate and effects whatsoever and wheresoever moneys goods chattels Shop goods tools and Utensils I give and bequeath unto my daughter Elizabeth ffookes for her own use and benefit absolutely and it is my will and I do hereby direct that the business of a Blacksmith now carried on by me shall after my decease if possible be carried on under the superintendence of my trustee and Executor in trust hereafter named during the minority or marriage of my said daughter to and for her own use and benefit solely during such minority or marriage and on her attaining that age or being married that the management of my said business shall no longer be under the superintendence of my trustee but that the same shall be held and enjoyed for her own use by  my said daughter absolutely And I hereby nominate and appoint William Collins Barnes of West Lulworth aforesaid Miller my trustee and Executor in trust of this my will and my will is that my said trustee and Executor shall reimburse himself of all such costs charges and expences that he shall be put unto by virtue of this my will and I hereby revoke all former will or wills Codicil or Codicils heretoforemade by me and do declare this only to be my last will and Testament In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal the day and year above written _ Eleanor Fooks


(Attestation Clause)

John Gillingham _ Sarah Parminter


Proved at London 12 November 1834

PCC Prob11/1838


Will kindly transcribed by Ros Dunning

Wills - Fookes

The will of Eleanor FOOKES - 11 October 1833