Will: Colgan Or Colgin Or Callihan, James  March 12, 1809 

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File contributed by: Rosalind Dunning 
ros.dunning@outlook.com November 16, 2017, 2:53 am

Source: National Archives Kew England
Written: March 12, 1809
Recorded: November 16, 2017

In the Name of God Amen I James Callihan Landsman No on the 
Ship's Books as Pr Marefin (577 raisonable) now in the Royal 
Naval Hospital in the Cape of good hope being of sound 
disposing Mind and Memory andf considering the uncertainties 
of this transitory Life do for avoiding Controversies after 
my decease make publish and declare this my last Will and 
Testament in manner following that is to say first I 
recommend my Soul to God who gave it and my body I commit to 
the Earth and as for and concerning All my Worldly Estate 
and Effects I give devise and bequeath of them as follows 
Vizt unto my Brother Thomas Colgin and my Sister Mary Colgin 
both of the City of Dublin I give devise and bequeath all my 
Wages Pay Prize Money short allowance money Smart Money or 
any other Sum and Sums of Money that shall or may be due 
owing or belonging to me at the time of my decease And I do 
hereby nominate constitute and appoint my Brother Sole 
Executor and my Sister Mary an Executrix of this my last 
Will and Testament hereby revoking all former and other 
Wills Testaments and Deeds of Gifts made by me at any time 
aforesaid made by me _ James Colgan In Witness whereof I 
have hereunto set my hand this 12th day of March in the Year 
of Our Lord One thousand eight hundred and nine and in the 
forty ninth Year of the reign of Our Sovereign Lord George 
the Third King of Great Britain France and Ireland Signed 
and Sealed at the Royal Naval Hospital in the Cape of good 
hope In presence of Andw Millar Agent for Sick and Wounded 
Seamen _ William Guest Clerk
Proved at London 30 March 1811 by the Oath of Thomas Colgan 
otherwise Colgin power reserved to other Executor
PCC Prob11/1520