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Alfred Hazell of Wantage - his Will - 19 July 1836

Alfred was the cousin of my 3xG Grandmother. His details can be seen here.

This is the last Will and Testament of
me Alfred Hazell of Wantage in the County of Berks Clothier first I
direct all my just debts funeral and testamentary Charges and Expenses to be paid and
satisfied by my Executors hereinafter named as soon after my decease as conveniently
may be. I give and bequeath all those my messuages or tenements Orchard Garden
and premises situate at Wantage in the County of Berks which I hold by lease
under the Dean and Canons of Windsor and all my money money in funds
stocks? funds and securities for money and all other my Personal Estate and
effects whatsoever and wheresoever and of what nature or kind soever unto and
to the use of my friends William Butcher Axford of Stanton in the County of
Wilts Esquire and Henry Hayward of Wantage in the County of Berks Esquire
their Executors Administrators and Assigns according to the nature and quality
thereof respectively Upon trust that they and the survivor of them and the
executors administrators and assigns of such survivor shall and do with all
convenient? speed after my decease sell collect get in and reserve such parts
of my said personal Estate (except my said Leasehold Messuage Land and
premises as he or they shall think expedient and do and shall stand and be
posessed of and interested in the monies to be received by such sales and to let
collected got in and received as aforesaid and the Rents issues and profits
dividends Interest and proceeds of my said Personal Estate until the same shall
be sold collected got in and received as aforesaid Upon trust thereout to pay all
the Costs Charges and Expenses whatsoever attending such sales collecting and
getting in and other the costs charges and expenses of my said trustees or any
of them in and about the performance of all or any of the trusts hereby in

them reposed and in the next place to pay all my just debts funeral and testamentary
Expenses and upon trust as to the residue thereof to invest the same in some or
out? of the parliamentary stocks or funds of Great Britain or on real securities in
England at interest and so from time to time to vary alter or transpose such stocks
funds or securities for others of the like nature as and when he or they shall
deem expedient and do and shall stand possessed thereof when so invested as
aforesaid and the stocks funds and securities wherein the same shall be
invested
in and all and singular other my said personal Estate Upon
trust out of the rents issues and annual produce thereof to pay unto my
Brother Henry Hazell of Wantage aforesaid for and during the term of his
natural life the weekly sum of eight shillings which I hereby direct shall be
paid and payable to him on Saturday Morning in each every week and
the first payment thereof to be paid and payable the first Saturday Morning
next after my decease And upon further trust to pay and apply the residue
of the Rents Issues Dividends Interest and annual product thereof or so much
thereof as he or they shall deem expedient for and towards the maintenance
Education and advancement of my son Robert Hazell until he shall attain
his age of twenty one years and from and immediately after my said son
shall attain his said age of twenty one years do and shall convey pay
assign transfer and set? over all and singular my said personal Estate and the
stocks funds and securities wherein the same shall be invested unto my said
son Robert Hazell his Executors Administrators and Assigns according to the
nature and quality of the same Estates and Property respectively to and for his
own use and benefit to become vested? and payable to him on his attaining
the age of twenty one years and I direct that the trustees or trustee for the
time being of this my will shall have full power until my said son shall
attain his said age of twenty one years to secure? the lease or leases of my []
Leasehold Messuages and premises as often as there shall be occasion and
in such manner and upon such terms as my said trustees or trustee for the
time being shall think proper and the rents? and fees payable upon each
such [] shall be defrayed out of my said personal Estate or the []
issues and annual profits thereof and which I hereby charge there with
accordingly And it is my further will and desire that in case my said son
Robert Hazell shall depart this life before he shall attain the age of twenty
one years then I hereby direct my said trustees or trustee for the time being
of this my Will to stand possessed of and interested in all and singular my
said Personal Estate and the stocks funds and securities wherein the same
shall be invested Upon trust for my two sisters Sarah Garster and Harriett
Clark and my nephews Alfred Hazell Garster of Wantage aforesaid Tailor
their respective Executors Administrators and Assigns equally to be divided
between them share and share alike as tenants in common and not as joint
tenants provided always and I hereby further declare that it shall be lawful for
the said William Butcher Axford and Henry Hayward and the survivor
of them and the Executors or Administrators of such survivor
at any time or times [] during
the minority or minorities of any person or persons who by virtue of
any of the limitations aforesaid shall be entitled? to the possession of the
said Messuages Hereditaments and Premises respectively by Indenture or
Indentures to be sealed and delivered to them or him in the presence
of and to be attested by two or more witnesses to limit and appoint by
way of [] or all or am part or parts of my said hereditaments
and premises with the appurtenances to any person or persons for
any time or times term or terms of years absolutely not exceeding seven
years to take in possession and not in reversion or by way of future interest
so as there shall be reserved on every such lease the best or most improved
yearly Rent or Rents to be incident to the immediate reversion of the

hereditaments to be limiterd or appointed that can be reasonably got or obtained
for the same without taking any fine premium or foregift for the making thereof and
so as there shall be contained in every such debenture of demise or Lease a condition
of [] on non payment of the Rent or Rents thereby reserved for the spart?
of twenty one days after the same shall become out and so as the person
or persons respectively to whom any demise or lease shall be so made as
aforesaid shall execute a counterpart thereof and covenant for the due payment
of the Rent to be thereby reserved and so as the Lessee or Lessees his her or
their Executors Administrators or Assigns shall not be made dispunishable?
for waste or excempted from punishment for committing waste provided also
and I hereby declare that it shall and may be lawful to and for the trustees
or trustee for the time being of this my Will to advance and pay any part
of my said personal Estate not exceeding the sum of two hundred pounds
during the minority of my said son for apprenticing him to any trade or
business or otherwise in or towards his advancement or preferment in the
world in such manner as the said trustees or trustee shall think proper
provided also and I further declare that in case the said William Butcher
Axford and Henry Hayward or either of them or any trustee or trustees to be
appointed under the present provision in their place or the place of either
of them shall die or become unwilling to act in the aforesaid trusts before the
said trusts shall be fully executed and performed then and as often as
the same shall happen it shall be lawful for the said William Butcher
Axford and Henry Hayward or the survivor of them and after the decease
of such survivor of the [] trustees for the time being or the heirs executors
or administrators of the last [] trustee under this my Will to nominate
any fit person or persons to supply the place or places of the trustee or trustees
respectively so dying or becoming unwilling or unable to act as aforesaid
and that immediately after every such appointment the said trust Estate monies and
Premises shall be conveyed assigned and transferred so and in such manner that the
same may vest in such new trustees solely as the case may require subject to the
trusts aforesaid and such new trustee or trustees shall exercise all the powers
and authorities whatsoever hereinbefore contained? in the same manner to all
intents and purposes as if he or they had been appointed a trustee or trustees
under this my Will provided also that the said trustees hereby appointed
and also the trustees to be appointed by virtue of the provision lastly herein
before contained severally and respectively and their several and respective
heirs executors and administrators shall be charged and chargeable with such
[] only as the said trustees respectively shall actually receive by virtue of the
trusts hereby reposed in their [] landing? their joining or signing any
receipt or receipts or doing any other all for the sake of conformity? and that
they or any of them shall not be answerable or accountable for any misfortune?
loss or damage which may happen in the execution of the aforesaid trusts or
[] thereto except the same shall happen by or through his her
or their own wilful and [] or default and in that case each person
[] shall be answerable for such loss or damage as shall arise from his
own art neglect or default provided also that it shall be lawful for the said
trustees hereby named and such future trustee or trustees to be appointed as
aforesaid severally and respectively and their respective heirs executors and
admons by and out of the monies which shall come to their hands by
[] of the trusts aforesaid to [] retain and reimburse for themselves
respectively and also to allow to each other all costs charges damages or
expenses which they or any of them shall or may sustain disburse or
enter in or about the execution of the aforesaid trusts or in relation
thereto And I do hereby appoint the said William Butcher Axford
and Henry Hayward Executors and Trustees of this my will hereby
revoking all former and other Wills by me at any time heretofore

made In witness whereof I the said Alfred Hazell the testator have to this my

last Will and Testament contained in four sheets of paper set my hand and
affixed my seal (that is to say to the first three sheets thereof I have set my
hand and to this fourth and last sheet I have set my hand and affixed my seal)
this nineteenth day of July one thousand eight hundred and thirty six
Alfred Hazell - Signed sealed published and delared by the said
Alfred Hazell 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 thereto
J Sutchell - Wm Ormond Sol Wantage
Wm C Turner his Clerk

Whereas I Alfred Hazell of Wantage in the
County of Berks Clothier have since the date and execution of the within written
Will made and executed another Will bearing date on or about the Eleventh day
of September one thousand eight hundred and thirty six Now I do hereby revoke
the same Will bearing date on or about the eleventh day of September one thousand
eight hundred and thirty six and every devise bequest matter and clause therein
Also I do hereby will and direct that the within written Will bearing date the
nineteenth day of July one thousand eight hundred and thirty six to be my last
Will and Testament and I do hereby verify and confirm the same and []
devise bequest matter and cause? therin accordingly and I also direct this codicil
to be [] as part of my said within [] Will and Testament bearing date the
nineteenth day of July one thousand eight hundred and thirty six in Witness
whereof I have to this Codicil set my hand and seal this twenty fourth day of
December one thousand eight hundred and thirty six - Alfred Hazell
Signed sealed & delivered by the said Alfred Hazell as and for about
Codicil to be considered as part of his last Will and Testament in the presence
of us who have subscribed our names in his presence -
John Brookes Slr Wantage - Richard? Hutton
Ann Hazell?

Proved at London with a Codicil 24th June 1837 before the Judge by
the oath of William Butcher Axford one of the Exors to admon was granted
having been first sworn by Common duly to admin Henry Hayward the other Exor
and one of the residuary legatees I trust named in the said Will having
renounced the Probate and Execution thereof and give the [] of Admon with
the said Will and Codicil annexed of the goods of the said deceased

In the margin of this will is a large comment, most of which is unreadable, but it appears that on the 18th January 1850 Admon of this will was passed from William Butcher Axford to Robert Hazell the son of Alfred Hazell.
 

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