The will of John Wright Trant (1809 – 1849)

John Wright TRANT was the son of Philip Trant, Philip probably being the brother, else first cousin of my ancestor William Trant (i.e. John is either my 1st cousin 5 x removed, or a 2nd cousin 5 x removed)

This is the last Will and Testament
of me John Wright Trant of the Borough of Devonport in the County of
Devon House Carpenter and Joiner I give and bequeath all my household furniture
plate linen china And all other my Personal Estate and Effects whatsoever
and of what nature fins(?) or quality soever the same may be at the time of my
decease unto my Wife Ann Trant And I hereby appoint my said Wife Executrix
of this my Will In witness whereof I the said John Wright Trant have hereunto
set my hand this twelfth day of September One thousand eight hundred and
thirty nine – John Wright Trant – Signed by the said John Wright Trant
in the presence of us who at his request and in the presence of each
other have subscribed our names as witnesses – J. K. Baldy – Thos. Hawker
Solicitor Devonport.
Proved at London 16th. November 1849 before the Judge by the Oath
of Ann Trant widow the Relict the sole Executrix to who Admon was granted
having been first sworn by Com[mission]on duly to administer.

The will was proved in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury and is held at the National Archives.

TNA ref: PROB 11/2103/311 (more details about source on John’s page)


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