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Wills - Ricketts

The Will of Charles Ricketts - 31 January 1792


In the Name of God Amen I Charles Ricketts of the Parish of East Lulworth Laborer In the County of Dorsett do make this my last Will and Testament First I Give unto my beloved Wife Elizabeth Ricketts all my Moneys I shall be possest of at the Time of my Death and also my House and Household goods so long as Shee shall live and at my Wife’s Death all such Moneys and Goods of All kinds in Doors and out my Will is that it shall be divided between my own Family and my Wife’s That is to say One half to John Luccas of Woollbridge in the County of Dorsett And the other half to be Equaly Divided between my Brother William Ricketts taylor of East Lulworth And Mary Jeanes also of East Lulworth And also Too the Children of my Sister Elenor Allen of Woollbridge And also if James Rickett son of James Ricketts Decest late of Ham Worthy in the County of Dorsett should be living at the time of my Wife’s death he shall have an Equal Part with my Brother Sister and Sister’s Children And also if Either of them should happen to die before my Wife then it shall be Divided between them living

Where unto I Put my Hand and Seal this 31 Day of January in the Year of our Lord 1792      Charles Ricketts

In the presence of us George Dagworthy    The marke of Mary Roberts   Susanna Roberts

Proved 15 December 1792 (Administration with Will annexed granted to Elizabeth Ricketts the relict)

Estate below two hundred and fifty pounds

Dorset Record Office



Will kindly transcribed by Ros Dunning