The death of Mary Fussell is recorded in the General Register Office, England and Wales Civil Registration Indexes in the first quarter of 1847. What follows is a transcript of her Will made in 1840 and proved in London in 1847.
This is the last will and testament of me MARY FUSSELL of Nunney in the county of Somerset widow I give my wearing apparel to my three daughters to be equally divided between them I give to all my Grandchildren that shall be living at my decease the sum of one sovereign each in remembrance of their grandmother. I give to my son SAMUEL JAMES FUSSELL the sum of £5 only in consideration of his having been heretofor provided for by his aunt JANE FOLLIOTT I give all the residue and remainder of my estate and effects whatsoever and wheresoever unto my son WILLIAM FUSSELL his executors administrators and assigns upon trust that he the said WILLIAM FUSSELL his executors or administrators do and shall call in that and convert into money such of the residue thereof as shall not consist of money and do and shall stand possessed of and interested in the monies which shall come to his hands by the means aforesaid and of all other my estate and effects upon trust after payment of my debts funeral and testamentary expenses and the several legacies and bequests hereinbefore mentioned and all costs and expenses attending the execution of the trusts hereby recorded that he or they do and shall pay or transfer one 6th part thereof unto my son JONATHAN FUSSELL another 6th part thereof unto my son WALTER FUSSELL another 6th part thereof unto my daughter JANE DEACON another 6th part unto my daughter HENRIETTA GIBLETT for her own soul use and to be applied and disposed of as she may think proper free from the control debts or engagements of her husband and for which her receipt alone shall be a sufficient discharge another 6th part thereof unto my daughter MARY FUSSELL for her own sole use and to be applied and disposed of as she may think fit free from the control debts or engagements of any husband with whom she may intermarry and for which her receipt alone shall be sufficient discharge and do and shall retain the remaining 6th part thereof for the benefit of himself the said WILLIAM FUSSELL and I appoint the said WILLIAM FUSSELL sole executor of this my will in writing whereof I have here unto set my hand this 19th day of March 1840 MARY FUSSELL signed by the said MARY FUSSELL in the presence of us who in her presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witness.
Proved at London 10th April 1847. by WILLIAM FUSSELL
Value under £1000