Will – Dorothy Hunter – 1 Nov 1852

Document Type: Will
Date: 1 Nov 1852
Correspondent: Dorothy Hunter
Archive Source: DUL DPRI Wills
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1854  Will of Dorothy Hunter late of the Borough and County of Newcastle upon Tyne Widow deceased.  Regd. 

The Last Will and Testament Of Dorothy Hunter November 1st 1852

H. W. Wright Surrogate							

In the Name of God Amen.

I Dorothy Hunter, Widow of Isaac Hunter and inmate of Jesus Hospital in the Manors of the Town and County of Newcastle upon Tyne being of sound and perfect mind memory and understanding do make this my last Will and Testament in manner and Form following (That is to say) And First I will order that my Body be decently Interred by my Executor hereinafter named whom I appoint to pay my just debts and Funeral expences out of the Proceeds left to Mary my daughter well knowing that she will fulfill my request in satisfying the same

I Give and Bequeath unto my Daughter Mary Calbreath the whole of my Household Furniture Bed and Bedding Linen and Woolen all my clothing

I likewise Give and Bequeath unto my aforesaid daughter Mary Calbreath the share of my daughter deceased.  Namely  Isabella Catherine Hunter in the Turnpike Gate leading from Hexham road  unto Alston Moor.  I having duly Administered for the same after her decease.  And in case that my Daughter Mary Calbreath as aforesaid should die then I give it to her son Isaac should he survive his Mother if not to return to the next of Kin in the family.

And I do hereby Nominate and appoint Mr Isaac Milburn sole Executor of this my last Will and Testament hereby revoking all former Wills and Testaments by me at any time heretofore made & this to be as my last Will and Testament

In witness whereof I have hereunto set and subscribed my hand and Seal this first day of November 1852.							Dorothy Hunter

Signed, Sealed, Published and declared in the presence of us who at her request and in her presence and in the presence of each other do sign our names as  Witnesses hereunto

Thomas Simpson,     Ann Hays   Robert Bolam 			

This Will was proved at Durham on the 30th day of September 1854 by Isaac Milburn of the Borough and County of Newcastle upon Tyne Quarryman the sole Executor therein named to whom Administration was granted he having been first duly sworn before The Reverend Henry Urldey Wright, Clerk, Master of Arts, a Commissioner in this behalf lawfully appointed faithfully to execute and perform the same as Usual

Effects sworn under £300

Burrell & Son      Proctors				

Joseph Davison  Dept. Regr.
DPR/1/1/1854/H42/1-3. Dorothy HUNTER, widow of Isaac Hunter, widow, inmate of Jesus Hospital in the manors of the town and county of Newcastle upon Tyne Date of death: 1 November 1852	.

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