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)