Will of Ursula Horsmanden

The last Will of me Ursula Horsmanden of the Parish of Purleigh Spinster.

I Give to my dear Brother The Hon. Daniel Horsmanden Esq. Chief Justice of the Province of New York the Sum of fifteen Hundred Pounds in the new joint Stock Pounds in the new joint Stock of South Sea Annuities now standing in the Name in the Books of the said Company One Thousand intirely at his own disposal the five Hundred for his life only and then to my dear Sister Mistress Ann Horsmanden his Wife to dispose as she pleases I also leave her my Brothers Picture done by Zinke and set in Gold

I leave to my dear Brother a Silver Writing Stand

I give to my dear Sister Mistress Lucretia Horsmanden the five hundred Pounds for which she pays me Interest

I give to my dear ffreinds Mistress Mary Moody and Mistress Ann Hollingworth Twenty Pounds each

I give to my Old Servant Elizabeth Bridgwater Ten Pounds

I Also I give to each of my Sisters Servants five Pounds to my own Servant Ten Pounds and my Wearing Apparel and Linnen except my fine Lace and Works which I give to my Sister Lucretia

I Give to the Poor of the Parish five Pounds for Bread To be distributed by the Church Wardens I desire to be buryed by my ffreinds in the Chancel in a Coffin Covered with black and a Leaden Sheet in a decent private Way

I Appoint my dear Sister Lucretia Horsmanden Executrix and Residuary Legatee of this my last Will Witness my hand Ursula Horsmanden _ March 29 1772 _ Wm Luke Phillips _ W Phillips

Proved at London 19 October 1773

PCC Prob11/991

Will Transcribed and supplied to this site by Ros Dunning