Will: Lacey, Richard February 21, 1757

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File contributed by: Rosalind Dunning 
ros.dunning@outlook.com April 17, 2019, 2:05 pm


Source: National Archives Kew England
Written: February 21, 1757
Recorded: April 17, 2019

In the Name of God Amen I Richard Lacey Mariner belonging to 
his Majestys Ship Dover Capt. Christopher Hill Commander in 
the Harbour of Corke being of Perfect Health Mind and Memory 
(thanks be to Almighty God) but considering the 
Uncertainties of Human life and desiring to Provide for my 
dearly beloved Brother Do make and Publish my last Will and 
Testament in manner following Viz. Imprimis I Recommend my 
Soul to God who Gave it & my Body to the Earth to be buried 
after a Decent Christian manner as my Executor hereinafter 
named Shall Direct Item I Give and bequeath unto my dear and 
well beloved Brother Maurice Lacey of the Parish of St 
John's in Limerick in the Kingdom of Ireland my Worldly 
Goods and Substance both Real and Personal And I Also Give 
and bequeath unto my said Brother all such Sum and Sums of 
Money as Shall or may become due and Payable to me in any 
wise whatever on Account of my Service done in any of his 
Majestys Ships ffrigates or other Vessels belonging to his 
Majesty King George the Second And all such other Sum and 
Sums of Money which I am or may be Intitled to for Service 
And I do hereby Nominate Constitute and Appoint my said Dear 
and well beloved Brother Maurice Lacey Sole Executor of this 
my last Will and Testament And I do hereby revoke disannul 
and make Void all other Wills by me formerly made ratifying 
and confirming this my only last and true Will and no other 
Witness my hand and Seal this twenty first day of ffebruary 
1757 Richard Lacey
(Attestation Clause)
Christ. Hill _ Jno Jefferson Master _ Evan Felson Clerk
4 June 1760 Administration with Will annexed to Maurice 
Lacey of the goods etc. of Richard Lacey late of HMS the 
PCC Prob11/857