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John Stedman

John Stedman

Male Cal 1745 - Bef 1827  (~ 82 years)

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  • Name John Stedman 
    Born Cal 1745 
    Gender Male 
    Will 23 Jun 1825  Guildford, Surrey, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • http://www.rootsweb.com/~engsurry/trnscrpt/sry0414.txt

      This is the last Will and Testament of me John Stedman formerly of Wandsworth in
      the Country of Surrey Schoolmaster afterwards of  Leatherhead in the said County
      and now of Guildford in the same County Gentleman first I direct that my body be
      decently interred in Godalming Church Yard as near as possible to my ancestors
      and I also direct that all my just debts and funeral and testamentary expenses be
      fully paid and satisfied as soon as conveniently may be after my decease I give and
      devise unto my Daughter Elizabeth the wife of my nephew the Reverend John
      Stedman of Wandsworth aforesaid Master of Arts all that messuage or tenement or
      dwelling house Garden hereditaments and  premises in which I now live situate and
      being at Guildford aforesaid and which I purchased of Peter Lafosse Esquire and
      also all that Stable and  ??? of a woodhouse and piece or parcel of Ground
      Hereditaments and premises which I purchased of Mr. Job Smallpiece To hold the
      same unto her my said Daughter Elizabeth Stedman her heirs and assigns for ever
      also I give and bequeath unto her my said daughter Elizabeth Stedman my Cabinet
      of  fossils and shells coins mathematical and philosophical instruments watches
      clocks and all my household  goods and other goods both within doors and without
      furniture pictures linen  woollen china wine and other liquors which shall be in or
      about my Dwelling House at the time of my decease  Also I give and bequeath unto
      my son-in law and Nephew the said John Stedman the sum of one thousand pounds
      to be paid to him within six months after my decease  Also I give and bequeath unto
      my niece Ann Stedman the sum of ten pounds for mourning to be paid her as soon
      as conveniently may be after my decease   Also I give and bequeath unto my said
      Daughter said Elizabeth Stedman the said John Stedman Elizabeth the wife of
      James Bogue of Guildford aforesaid Gentleman the said James Bogue my nephew
      Richard Stedman of Godalming aforesaid Clock and Watchmaker Bookseller and
      Stationer and Margaret his wife Richard Sharp of Park Lane in the County of
      Middlesex Esquire and George Adams Davis of Mansion House Place in the City of
      London Merchant a mourning ring also I give and bequeath unto the said John
      Stedman Richard Stedman and James Bogue the sum of fifty pounds each for their
      trouble in the execution of this my will  All the rest residue and remainder of my
      estate and effects whatsoever and wheresoever and of what nature or kind the same
      may be or consist at the time of my decease I give and bequeath the same unto the
      said John Stedman Richard Stedman and James Bogue upon trust that they the said
      John Stedman Richard Stedman and James Bogue and the survivors or survivor of
      them and the executors administrators of such survivors do and shall as soon as
      conveniently may be after my decease convert part thereof as is not already in
      money into money and do and shall lay out and invest the monies arising therefrom
      in their own names in the public Stocks or funds or other Government Securities or
      on real or other Securities at Interest and do and shall pay the Interest Dividends and
      yearly product of the said Stocks Funds and Securities to my said Daughter
      Elizabeth Stedman for and during the term of her natural life and from and after her
      decease I direct my said son-in-law and Nephew John Stedman to reinvest and take
      the Interest Dividends and yearly product of the said Stocks Funds and Securities to
      and for his own use and benefit for and during the term of his natural life and from
      and after the decease of the survivor of them my said Daughter Elizabeth Stedman
      and my said in law and nephew John Stedman I direct that they the said Richard
      Stedman and James Bogue and the survivor of them and the executors and
      administrators of such survivor do and shall pay assign and transfer the said Stocks
      Funds and Securities and any Interest Dividends and product thereof which may be
      remaining in their hands unto and equally between all and every the child and
      children of my said Daughter Elizabeth Stedman as and when they shall attain the
      respective ages of twenty one years and to their respective executors admons and
      assigns and I do hereby declare that it shall and may be lawful to and for the trustees
      or trustee for the time being of this my will from time to time at their or his discretion
      to call in and reinvest the said trust monies or to transfer or dispose of the Stocks
      Funds or Securities wherever the same or any part thereof shall be from time to time
      invested and to lay out and invest the same or the monies to arise by the sale
      thereof at Interest in such Government or real or other securities as they my said
      trustees or trustee for the time being shall think proper and to alter vary and transfer
      the said Securities from time to time for any other Securities as occasion shall
      require and I declare and direct that if the said John Stedman Richard Stedman and
      James Bogue or any or other of them shall die or refuse or  decline or become
      incapable to act in the trusts of this my will then and in that case a new trustee or
      trustees may be appointed by the surviving or continuing trustees or trustee in the
      ??? or stead of the trustee or trustees so dying declining or becoming incapable to
      act as aforesaid and the said trust monies and  premises shall be transferred and
      assigned so as to be vested in such ???  and such surviving or continuing trustees
      or trustee upon the same trusts and with the same powers as are hereinbefore
      mentioned and declared and so from time to time as often as the same shall happen
      and I do hereby further declare and direct that the said trustees hereby nominated
      and appointed and any future trustee or trustees which may hereafter be nominated
      and appointed shall be charged and chargeable only for such monies as they shall
      respectively actually receive by virtue of the trusts hereby in them reposed or
      notwithstanding their or any or either of their giving signing or joining in any receipt or
      receipts for the sake of conformity and any one or more of them shall not be
      answerable or accountable for the others or other of them but each and every of
      them only for his and their own acts receipts neglects or defaults respectively and
      that they or any of them shall not be answerable or accountable for any Banker
      Broker or other person with whom or in or to whose hands any part of the said trust
      monies and premises shall or may otherwise come in the execution of the said trusts
      hereinbefore mentioned nor for the insufficiency or deficiency of any security or
      securities stocks or funds in or upon which the said trust monies or premises or any
      part thereof shall be placed out or invested in pursuance of this my will nor for any
      other misfortune loss or damage which shall or may happen in the execution of the
      aforesaid trusts or in relation thereto except the same shall happen by or through
      their own willful defaults respectively and I also direct that it shall and may be lawful
      to and for them the said John Stedman Richard Stedman and James Bogue and the
      survivors and survivor of them and the executors and administrators of such survivor
      by and out of the monies which shall come to their respective hands by virtue of this
      my will to retain to and reimburse themselves and himself respectively and also to
      allow to each other all costs or charges damages and expenses which they or any or
      either of them shall or may be put unto in or about the execution of this my will or in
      relation thereto and I hereby revoke all former and other will and wills by me at any
      time heretobefore made and declare this to be and contain my only last will and
      Testament and lastly I hereby make nominate and appoint the said John Stedman
      Richard Stedman and James Bogue Executors of this my last will and Testament in
      Witness whereof I the said John Stedman the testator have to this my last Will and
      Testament contained in four sheets of paper to the three first sheets thereof set my
      hand and to the fourth and last sheet thereof set my hand and seal the twenty-third
      day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty-five J.
      Stedman Signed sealed published and declared by the said John Stedman the
      testator as and for his last Will and Testament in the presence of us who in his
      presence at his request and in the presence of each other have subscribed our
      names as witnesses hereto Rich'd Sparkes, Will'm Sparkes and Jn'o French all of
      Guildford in Surrey Bankers
      Proved at London 30 August 1827 before the worshipful John Danberry? Dr. of Laws
      & Surrogate by the oaths of the Rev'd John Stedman Clerk and Richard Stedman
      Esq the Nephews and James Bogue Esquire the Executors to whom admon was
      granted being first sworn duly to admin.
    Died Bef 17 May 1827 
    Buried 17 May 1827  Godalming Church Yard, Godalming, Surrey, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • John Stedman, age 82, was buried in Godalming on 17 May 1827.
    Probate 30 Aug 1827  London, Middlesex, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I620  Stedman Families of the United Kingdom
    Last Modified 10 Mar 2013 

    Father Mister Stedman,   d. Unknown 
    Mother Miss [--?--],   d. Unknown 
    Family ID F177  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Miss [--?--],   d. Bef 1825 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Stedman,   b. Abt 1796, ____, Surrey, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown
    Last Modified 9 Oct 2006 
    Family ID F176  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsWill - 23 Jun 1825 - Guildford, Surrey, England, UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 17 May 1827 - Godalming Church Yard, Godalming, Surrey, England, UK Link to Google Earth
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