Abstract of will of Ann Sackett of John the Baptist, Thanet.
Date: 1 May 1781.
Proved: Prerogative Court of Canterbury, 1 August 1781.
Source: National Archives, Kew, PROB 11/1081 quire 406.
Testatrix: Ann Sackett, spinster, John the Baptist, Thanet.
Beneficiaries:
Nephews Paul & Thomas Sackett, sons of late brother Paul Sackett, all plate, linen, china.
Sister-in-law Alice Sackett, 1 guinea gold mourning ring.
Cousin Elizabeth Cobb wife of Francis Cobb of Margate, 1 guinea gold mourning ring.
Cousin Mary Chancellor, widow, 1 guinea gold mourning ring & black silk gown.
Cousin Ann Tomson, 1 guinea gold mourning ring.
Friend Mrs Masinham of Margate St, London, 1 guinea gold mourning ring.
Miss Hambly of [?] in Kent, 1 guinea gold mourning ring.
Mrs Wilson, wife of Thomas Wilson, master of St John's parish workhouse, 1 guinea gold mourning ring.
Cousin Mary Robson, spinster, dark silk gown.
Niece Ann Sackett, daughter of late brother Paul Sackett, 3 silk & 1 linen gowns.
Francis Cobb, 10.
Francis Cobb & heirs, all lands on trust, profits to support & educate nephews Paul & Thomas Sackett until age 21. Then they inherit. If both die before age 21, then reversion to heirs of late brother Paul Sackett. Residual goods to be sold & money to Francis Cobb on trust to be place in Government or other good security. Interest to nephews Paul & Thomas until age 21, then to be divided between them.
Witnesses: Martha Small, John Harman, Fra Small.