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Wills

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Legal instruments in which a person declares the disposition of his/her property, to take effect after his/her death, and which is revocable during the lifetime of that person.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Last will and testament of Captain John Nollekens (copy)., 1772 February 21

 Item — 3-36
Call Number: MSS 10
Scope and Contents: Attested copy of his last will. Captain John Nollekens, of the East India Company's service in Bengal, may have been a brother of the sculptor.
Dates: 1772 February 21

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 — 2: Series 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.
Dates: 1823 August 20