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Administration of James Hanscombe - 1701

William Hanscombe of Shillington in the County of Bedford Gent Nicholas Ansell of Hollwell aforesaid Gent Henry Wharton of Bedford aforesaid Inn holder are bound on the 30 April 1701

The Condition of this Obligation is such That if the above bounden William Hanscombe the natural lawful brother and Administrator of all and singular the Goods Chattles and Credits of James Hanscombe late of Shillington abovesaid Gent Deceased do make or cause to be made a true and perfect Inventory of all and singular the Goods Chattles and Credits of the said deceased which have or shall come to the hands possession or knowledge of him the said William Hanscombe or unto the hands and possession of any person or persons for him and the same so made do exhibit or cause to be exhibited into the Registry of the Archdeaconry of Bedford at or before the thirtieth Day of May next ensuing and the same Goods Chattles and Credits and all other the Goods Chattles and Credits of the said deceased at the time of his death which at any time after shall come to the hands or possession of the said William Hanscombe or into the hands and possession of any other person or persons for him do will and truly administer according to Law And further do make or cause to be made a true and just Accompt of his said Administration at or before the thirtieth Day of April next ensuing and all the Rest and Residue of the said Goods Chattles and Credits which shall be found remaining upon the said Administrators Accompt the same being first examined and allowed by the Judge or Judges for the time being of the said Court shall deliver and pay unto such person or persons respectively as the said Judge or Judges by his or their Decree or Sentence pursuant to the true Intent and Meaning of a late Act of Parliament made in the two and twentieth and three and twentieth Years of the Reign of our late Sovereign Lord King Charles the Second intituled an Act for the better settling of Intestates estates shall limit and appoint And if it shall hereafter appear that any last Will and Testament was made by the said deceased and the Executor or executors therein named exhibit the same into the said Court making request to have it allowed and approved accordingly if the said William Hanscombe above bounden being thereunto required do render and deliver the said Letters of Administration (Approbation of such Testament being first had and made) in the said Court then this Obligation to be Void, or else to remain in full force and virtue.
Will. Hanscombe,   Nicho. Ansell,   Hen Wharton

Sealed and delivered in the presence of   Tho. Bedford,   J. Goodhall


Archdeaconry of Bedfordshire Wills - Hanscombe, Jas, Shillington, gent., ABP/A 1701/35 - 30 April 1701 



 

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