The will of John TRINKHOLE

The will of John TRINKHOLE – made 28 April 1829

Royal Hospital at Haslar

In the Name of God Amen I John Trinkhole Marine No 7 of His Majestys Revenue Cruizer but now a Patient at Haslar Hospital being of sound and disposing mind and memory do hereby make this my last Will and Testament As for such Worldly Estate and Effects which I shall be possessed of at the time of my decease I give and bequeath unto my Sister Ann Trinkhole of West Lulworth in the County of Dorset all such Wages Prize Money Allowances and other sum or sums of Money as now are or hereafter may be due to me for my service on board the said Ship or any other King Ship or Vessel and also my Wearing Apparel ready money and other my Personal Estate and Effects whatsoever and wheresoever And do hereby nominate constitute and appoint the said Ann Trinkhole sole Executrix of this my last will and testament hereby revoking and making void all former and other Wills by me heretofore made as far as Wages Prize Money or other Naval Allowances may be bequeathed thereby and do declare this to be my last Will and Testament for Wages Prize Money or other Naval Allowances In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 28th day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty nine and in the tenth year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the 4th by the Grace of God of the united Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland King Defender of the ffaith John Trinkhole

(Attestation Clause)

George Mottley      ….. Mottley Agent

In the Goods of John Trinkhole deceased

Appeared Personally Sarah Trinkhole of Newport in the Isle of Wight and made Oath that she knew and was well acquainted with John Trinkhole formerly of West Lulworth in the County of Dorset Mariner but late of Haslar Hospital in the County of Southampton a Seaman belonging to His Majestys Revenue Cruizer……deceased for several years before and to the time of his death and that during such her knowledge and acquaintance with the said deceased hath frequently seen him write and also write and subscribe his name whereby she hath become well acquainted with his manner and character of Handwriting and subscription And this Appearer having now with care and attention perused and inspected the paper writing now hereunto annexed purporting to be the last Will and Testament the said deceased beginning thus “Royal Hospital at Haslar In the Name of God Amen I John Trinkhole Marine No 7 of His Majestys Revenue Cruizer but now a Patient at Haslar Hospital being of sound and disposing mind and memory do hereby make this my last Will and Testament” ending thus “In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 28th day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty nine and in the tenth year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the 4th by the Grace of God of the united Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland King Defender of the ffaith” and thus subscribed “John Trinkhole” saith that she verily and in her conscience believes the said name John Trinkhole so set and subscribed to the said Will to be of the proper handwriting and subscription of the said John Trinkhole deceased Sarah Trinkhole On the 13th day of June the said Sarah Trinkhole was duly sworn to the truth of the aforegoing Affidavit by virtue of the annexed Commission before me P Geary Commissioner

Proved at London 16th June 1829 before the Judge by the Oath of Ann Trinkhole Spinster the Sister the sole Executrix to whom Administration was granted having been first sworn by Commission duly to Administer

PCC Prob 11/1757

Kindly transcribed by Ros Dunning