Will of Robert Harris dated 1837
Transcribed by Rosalind Baker and Tom McFarland, February 2007
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THIS IS THE LAST WILL and testament of Robert Harris of old Cleeve Somerset [Gentleman] Whereas my children Elizabeth and Jane have already been provided for by me upon their respective marriages. Now I do hereby give devise and bequeath all my [messuages] tenements [lands][...] and real estate and all my [Copyhold] and Customary estates and also all my goods chattels rights credits Personal and [Testamentary] estate and effects unto and equally between my children Anthony Robert [Louisa] and Harriet their heirs executors Administrators and assigns respectively according to the respective natures and qualities thereof as tenants in [comition] and I do hereby nominate constitute and appoint my said children Anthony Robert Louisa and Harriet executors of this my last will and testament, in witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the twenty third day of July one thousand eight hundred and thirty seven. Robert Harris [initial] Signed sealed published declared by the said testator as for and to be his last will and testament in the presence of us who at his request in his presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as Witnesses thereto....John Reeves....Fredk Wm Rossiter F. Warden

PROVED at London 26th August 1837 before the judge by the oaths of Louisa Harris and Harriet Harris spinsters the daughters two of the executors to whom [...] was granted having been first sworn by [...] duly to administer power reserved of making the [life] grant to Anthony Harris [and] Robert Harris respectively [...] the only the other executors when they shall attain the age of twenty one and apply for the same.