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Will of David King (copy), Cambridge

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Doc.1869

Scope and Contents

The will of David King of Cambridge, yeoman. He leaves his land and property in Newnham and all his personal estate to his eldest son Richard King and to his friend John Sharpe of Cambridge, butler, as trustees, the same pair also to be joint executors. The trustees are to sell everything, invest the proceeds in 'real or government security' and pay the interest to his wife Martha during her widowhood, and after her death or remarriage to the couple's children Richard, David, Mary, and Josiah King in equal portions. 2 pages, copy, copied signature of David King, copied signatures of Uriah Matthews, William Dickerson, and James Hasserstone? as witnesses.


  • Apr. 1763 (No day given)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by E.A.B. Barnard, F.S.A., April 1932

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