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Will of Alfred Welch, 1857

Abstract of will

I Alfred Welch of New Brentford...yeoman..

... I give devise and bequeath unto my sisters Lucy IVE and Eliza Welch all and singular my real and personal estates ... and with the payment of an Annuity or yearly rent charge of 7 and which annuity I give and bequeath unto my brother Frederick Welch ... by four quarterly payments...

... and after the decease of the survivor of my said two sisters... I give devise and bequeath all my real and personal estates unto my said brother Frederick Welch and my nephew William IVE...

... I nominate ... my sisters Lucy IVE and Eliza Welch Executrixes

... dated 27th June 1857

... witnessed by William RUSTON, Solr Brentford; Ernest Augs FAUNCH, clerk to Messrs CLARK & RUSTON, Solrs Brentford

... proved at London on 24th November 1857 by the oaths of Lucy IVE and Eliza Welch, spinster, the Executrixes

The testator

Alfred Welch was living with his father William (born Northampton), widowed sister Lucy Ive and nephew William Ive in the 1851 census at 119 High Street. His father was a retired baker, Alfred a grocer aged 25.

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The witnesses & executor

Lucy Ive: formerly Lucy Welch, she married John Ive at St Luke Chelsea on 28 September 1837 by licence. She was the daughter of William Welch, baker.

Eliza Welch: in 1841 she was '15' and living with her father William Welch (50), Emma (20) and Frederick (18) at 119 High Street.

How to see this will in full

A copy of the original will can be downloaded from The National Archives Documents Online service, or it can be viewed free of charge by visiting TNA at Kew. I also have a paper copy of this will, please contact if you would like it for the cost of postage.

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Published October 2011