Sunday, February 26, 2017

Will of Andrew Blake, Jamaica - The National Archives PROB 11/594, probated 21 Nov 1723

I can not find the testator, Andrew Blake, in any of the online records. The Galway Blake family was involved in the West Indies but other Blake families in the British Isles were also involved.

Transcriber: Elizabeth Kipp
Recorded: 24 Feb 2017
Source:  The National Archives, PROB 11/594
Name of testator: Andrew Blake
Place: Jamaica
Type of Record: Will
Dated: 25 Feb 1722, probated 21 Nov 1723

[In margin] T[esta]m[entum]

1    In the Name of God Amen
2    I Andrew Blake being indisposed but of Sound and
3    perfect mind and memory do ordaine this my last Will and
4    Testament Imprimis I give my soul to Almighty God who
5    gave it me Item I give and bequeath to William Patton all
6    My Wages wearing apparel and all other moveables he
7    paying Joseph Cadhen two bitts at Jamaica Signed and
8    delivered in the presence of us whose names are hereunder
9    written 25th February 1722 Wheatly Road Andr Blake
10    William Compton Cha Chertly John Britten
11    Vicesimo primo die Mensis Novembris Anno
12    domini Millesimo Septagentesimo vicesimo Tertio Emanavit Com
13    Gulielimo Pattoon Universali Legataria nominate in Testamento
14    Andree Blake Nuper et Nave Mercatoria le Squirrell sed super
15    eras Guinea Celibis defuncti habentio etc ad administrandum
16    bona jura et credita dicti defuncti juxta Tenorem et effectum Testementi
17    iprimo defuncti (eo quod millno in eodem nominator Executor) de bene
18    et fideliter administrando eadem ad Sancta Dei Evangelia Jurat Exam

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