Will of Mercy Monk of Hartley, widow (1825)
This is the last will and testament of me Mercy Monk of Hartley near Dartford in the county of Kent, widow.
I give, devise and bequeath all my estate and effects of what nature and kind soever, unto my dear niece Elizabeth French widow (of Thomas French, late of Shorne in the said county of Kent, deceased). And I request that my funeral be conducted in the same manner of that of my late dear husband. And I direct that my body should be buried in the churchyard of Cobham as near as possible to his remains. And hereby revoking and annuling all and will and wills by me at any time heretofore made, do hereby publish and declare this only to be my last will and testament. And I do hereby constitute and appoint the said Elizabeth French, sole executrix thereof..
Witness my hand and seal this 13th day of September 1825.
The mark of Mercy Monk (X). Witnesses Thomas William Hulkes (S), William French (S), David French (S).
Proved at London 14 August 1829.