The Will of Henry Collett (Ref. 14J25) of

 was made on 28th December 1784



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In the name of God Amen, I Henry Collett of Bourton-on-the-Water in the County of Gloucester, Yeoman, do make this my last Will and Testament in manner following



That is to say, I give to the minister that shall preach my funeral sermon the sum of One Pound One Shilling



I give to Mr John Collett of Maugersbury and Sarah Fox the wife of Mr Samuel Fox of Bourton-on-the-Water the sum of Five Pounds each, to be paid within six months of my decease



And all the rest and residual of my personal estate, goods and all other effects subject to the payment of my just debts and funeral expenses I give and bequeath unto Mr John Collett senior of Upper Slaughter and his sister Mrs Ann Beale, the wife of Mr James Beale of Bourton-on-the-Water to be equally between them share and share alike



And I do make and appoint the said John Collett and Ann Beale executors and executrix of this my last Will and Testament



In witness whereof I have set my hand and seal this Twenty-Eighth Day of December in the year of our Lord One Thousand Seven hundred and Eighty Four



Signed: Henry Collett



Signed sealed published and delivered by the above named testator Henry Collett as and for his last Will & Testament in the presence of us, whom in his presence and at his request have subscribed our names as witnesses


William Hyatt and John Shaw





Ann Beale nee Collett (Ref. 14K6) and John Collett (Ref. 14K7)

are two of the children of John Collett (Ref. 14J19), the cousin of Henry Collett.

Sarah Fox nee Collett (Ref. 14K13) was the daughter of Henry’s cousin