Thursday, March 1, 2012

The Thursday News - Wills

15th March 1799
A poor labouring man (whose name is CARRINGTON and who has a very large family of children) at Swinstead in this county, is said to be heir to a Mr SCOTNEY who got a large fortune in the East Indies and lately died in London. £10,000 secured by mortgage on an estate in Scotland, forms part of the fortunate property.

18th February 1791
PENNELL´S Will: The Heir at Law of WILLIAM PENNELL, late of Horncastle in the County of Lincoln, Attorney at Law, deceased, (whose Residence since the month of April 1783 at different times and for several months together, has been in London or the vicinity thereof, to the Month of June last, when the said William PENNELL returned to Horncastle aforesaid; continued there until his Death, which happened on the 26th day of January last), requests that if any Person or Persons can give Information of being a subscribing Witness or Witnesses to any Will or Codicil executed by the said William PENNELL, since the Month of April 1783, that they will forthwith give notice thereof either to JOHN HANSON, Attorney at Law, Chancery Lane, London: or to RICHARD HEALD of Horncastle aforesaid, Attorney at Law.

7th January 1792
Next of Kin - Notice is hereby given that whoever can satisfactorily prove themselves to be nearest in Degree of Kindred to William OSBORN, late of Raithby in the county of Lincoln, Farmer and Grazier, deceased, may hear of something to their Advantage by applying to Mr WEBB, Attorney at Law at Louth. NB: The said William OSBORN died in the month of March 1789.

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