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Admiral Robert Brown


The source for the following is GN2/1/8 vols 1 to 4


By a Court held by Capt. Thomas West Commander of His Majesty’s Sloop Alderney together with the Admiral of the Fishery, Justice of the Peace, Planters, Inhabitants at Trinity.

      By a will of Thomas Martin it does appear to us that all the goods, effects and plantations belonging to him did by virtue of that said will become the lawful possession of Sarah his Wife, after the death of this William Martin whose right of disposal was good and just, we therefore in consideration of his will do order and direct that any claim or demand which may here after be made on the effects, possessions or plantations of William Martin her dead husband shall be of no effect, but they for ever shall remain in the quiet possession of Sarah his wife and at her death, whomsoever she shall appoint her heir & successors.

Given under our hands at the Court in Trinity the 22 August 1737

T. West
Robert Brown
Jacob Tavenor
Jonah Newell


At a Court held by Capt. Temple West Commander of His Majesty’s Sloop Alderney the Fishing Admiral and Justices of the Peace at Trinity the 5 of September 1737

      Whereas there is a Plantation at this place now Properly belonging to Sarah Field the wife of Walter Field ?? Plantation after her decease she gives & bequeaths to her husband Walter Field during the term of his life and after his decease to Henry Martin the son of John Martin of ( Petty? ) Harbour his heirs executors administrators ? Assigns which gift is revoking all former wills gifts grants claims or demands whatsoever or howsoever by me made or to be made.
      In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal in the eleventh year of the reign of our Sovereign Lord George the second over Great Britain France & Ireland and in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred & thirty seven.

The mark of
Sarah Field

Sealed Published & Delivered at this Court in the presence of us.

T. West
Robert Brown Admiral
? Floyd ?
Jacob Tavenor



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