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Probate of the last will and testament and four codicils of Margaret Lewen Morton, spinster deceased : dated at Durham the 20th day of August 1823., 1823 August 20

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 8
Call Number: MSS 8, Series II

Scope and Contents

Margaret was the sister of Frances Morton, and the great-aunt of the Rev. Thomas William Carr of Barming.

The will has a seal affixed to it, presumably that of the Bishop of Durham. In the will, Margaret makes an array of small bequests of money and personal items to her female family members and close female friends. A note affixed to the will by a clerk records that she named her brother-in-law, Thomas William Carr, as her executor.


  • 1823 August 20

Physical Description

1 sheet (on vellum) ; 58 x 64 cm

Conditions Governing Access

From the Collection: The materials are open for research.

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

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