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Samuel KENYON, [royal navy] mariner, late of Manchester in Lancashire Great Brittaine, now of Boston in New England [Boston, Massachusetts, USA; Manchester, Lancashire]

Date of probate: 22 August 1710

Kenyon's will details assets in Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham, and in London, the latter being money earned serving on H.M.S. Folkston

  • copy minutes of nuncupative will, 30 March 1709 (DPR/I/1/1710/K2/1-2)
    with grant of probate, 22 August 1710
    (1) copy of the minutes of the nuncupative will, subscribed with (undated) memorandum of the witnesses and 6 Apr 1709 certificate of their oath, administered by the Honourable Isaac Addington esquire, judge of the probate at Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA; also with (undated) certificate of the accuracy of the copy, signed by Paul Dudley, Register; (2) grant of administration with the will annexed, addressed to John Babbage, attorney of Elizabeth Kenyon now of Boston, relict and sole legatee, dated at the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, 22 Aug 1710
  • seal, 22 August 1710 (DPR/I/1/1710/K2/3)
    remains of seal (detached) of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury
  • will bond, penal sum £300, 22 March 1711 (DPR/I/3/1710/B246/1)

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