Thursday, 21 May 2009

Will of Henry Fitzhenry of the Honorable East India Company

From the Consistory Court of London November 1846. As per the style of the period, no punctuation and random capital letters. The spelling is as was written.

On the thirteenth day of November One thousand eight hundred and forty-six
Administration of all and singular the goods chattells and credits of Henry FitzHenry formerly a private in the Artillary of the Hon. East India Company but late Master of Arms on board the Rainha de Portugal in the Portuguese Navy at Sea a batchelor deceased was granted to William FitzHenry the natural and lawful brother of the said deceased having been first sworn duly to administer.
I've no idea who this man was. If anyone knows have to get archive information about the Portuguese Navy, please let me know.

The full reference for this Will is: November 1846, folio Monthly entry 9,
Vol. ref. DL/C/406
London Metropolitan Archives mocrofilm ref: X019/039

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