Hollingworth One Name Study
Hollingworths in England
I have added the will of Richard HOLLINGSWORTH c1817 below this county table. There is no way of knowing which county he is from - unless that is someone recognises him. My thanks to Nick Taylor for sending it.
Will of Richard HOLLINGSWORTH - place not known
TRANSCRIPTION OF THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT IN RESPECT OF RICHARD HOLLINGSWORTH, PRIVATE SOLDIER, IN H.M 59th REGIMENT OF FOOT WHO DIED IN ACTION IN THE EAST INDIES AROUND THE YEAR OF 1817.
In the Name of God Amen.
This is to testify that I Richard Hollingsworth Private soldier in HM 59th Regiment of Foot being in perfect health and sound sense of mind do declare this to be my last will and testament Viz I give and bequeath to my beloved friend Thomas _ Serjeant in the aforesaid regiment at my decease all my pay arrears of pay clothing and _ _ may _ my share of prize money for the capture of the Colony of Good Hope in January 1806 and likewise whatsomay _ my share of prize money for the capture or surrender of the Isle of _ in _ 1810 and whatever is due me or may become due at my decease from the aforesaid Regt. I say _ give and bequeath the whole to the aforesaid Thomas _man (Doolsman?) Serjeant in the said regiment as witness my hand this eighteenth day April 1811
Richard Hollingsworth X
as his last will with us present _ Jas. Guardie, Capn 59th Rt H.
Robt. L. Johnson Corp 59th.
On 17th Oct 1817 admon with _ will allowed of the _ clothes and credits of Richard HOLLINSWORTH late a Private in His Majestys fifty ninth regiment of foot in the East Indies _ was granted to Robert SHARP the sole executor of this will of Thomas _man _ whilst living the sole_ named in the _ will being first sworn duly to admin No executor or _ _ the said or _ _man survived the _ but died without having taken upon himself the duties of admon with this _ will _ of the _ of the said _