Probate granted 12 April 1838, St Allen
Henry Lanyon of the parish of St. Allen in the County of Cornwall Yeoman being in health and of sound and disposing mind memory and understanding do make this my last will and testament in manner and form following (that is to say)
First desire all my just debt legacies and funeral charges is be paid by my son William Lanyon by a note drawn for the sum of eighty five pounds twelve shillings and sixpence now due and in the hands of John Searle living in the parish of Newlyn which note is to be delivered into the hands of the said William Lanyon after my decease.
Item – I give and bequeath to my grand son William Zachariah Penprase the sum of five pounds of lawful money of Great Britain to be paid him at the end of twelve calender months after my decease by my son William Lanyon
Also I give and bequeath to my grand daughter Mary Lanyon Hoskin the sum of ten pounds of lawful money of Great Britain to be paid her at the end of twelve calender months after my decease by my son William Lanyon.
Item I give and bequeath to my grand son Henry Lanyon the son of John Lanyon the sum of ten pounds of lawful money of Great Britain to be paid him at the end of twelve calander months after my decease by my Executor herein after named.
And lastley, I give and bequeath to my son Henry Lanyon whom I make my Executor and Residury Legatee of this my last will and testament – all that estate called or known by the name Trevalsa which said estate he is not to mortgage nor sell during his life hereby revoking and making void all former and other wills by me made
The said Testator Henry Lanyon have hereunto set and subscribed my hand and seal this first day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty eight.
Signed sealed declared and published by the said Testator Henry Lanyon as for his last will and testament in presense of us who have in his presense and at his request and subscribed our names as witness theretoWitnesses: Richard Rickard (?) William Lanyon Abraham Rose (?)
St Allen, 12th April 1838
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