9 April 1719 Will of Elizabeth Pike of St Mary Magdalen, Bermondsey, Surrey (proved 19 October 1720)

The original will can be obtained online from The National Archives.

Source: TNA, PROB 11/576

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In the Name of God Amen
I Elizabeth Pike of the Parish of St Mary Magdalen Bermondsey in the County of
Surrey Widow being weak in body but of a sound and perfect mind and memory praised
be allmighty God for the same to prevent Strife and contention about the wordly 
goods which God in his great mercy has bestowed upon me do make and declare this
my last Will and Testament in manner and Form Following that is to say First and
principally I commend my Soul into the hands of Allmighty God hoping through the
alone merrits death and passion of my Saviour Jesus Christ to have Full and Free
pardon and Forgiveness of all my Sins and to inherit everlasting life and my body
I commit to the Earth to be decently interred at the discretion of my Executor
hereafter named and for such temporall Estate as it hath pleased God to bless
me withall I give devise and bequeath the same as Followeth Imprimis I give
devise and bequeath unto every one of my own Brothers and Sisters Children the sum
of ten shillings of good and lawfull money of Great Brittain Item I give devise and
bequeath unto my Freind Aimy Hunt of the Parish of Stepney the sum of three pounds
of like lawfull money of Great Brittain Item I give devise and bequeath unto
Elizabeth Freeman Junior of the Parish of St Magdalen Bermondsey my Watch
and my wedding ring haveing a double posey in it Item I give devise and bequeath unto Anne
Barden of the Parish last mentioned the Sum of One pound of like lawfull money
of Great Brittain Item I give devise and bequeath unto my Freind John Earl
of Bodnall Green in the Parish of Stepney the sum of ten pounds of good and
lawfull money of Great Brittain Item I give devise and bequeath unto my Sister
Dorothy Hill the sum of one pound Item I give devise and bequeath unto my Sister



Jane Hunt the sum of thirty pounds of lawfull money of Great Brittain to be
be paid her yearly by Five pounds a year Item I give devise and bequeath unto
my Cosin Grace North of the Parish of St Mary Magdalene the sum of Five
pounds of good and lawfull money of Great Brittain Item all the rest residue
and remainder of my goods Chattles ready money and all other my Estate
whatsoever and wheresoever after my just Legacies debts and Funeral expences
are paid and discharged I give devise and bequeath unto my loveing Brother
Joseph Bridge whome I do hereby make and ordain my Full and Sole Executor of
this my last Will and Testament in Witness whereof I the said Elizabeth Pike
Testator to this my last Will and Testament have hereunto set my hand and
seal this ninth day of April in the Fifth year of the reigne of our Sovereigne Lord
George by the Grace of God of Great Brittain France and Ireland King
Defender of the Faith in the year of our Lord God 1719 Eliz Pike Signed Sealed
and declared by the Testator to be as abovesaid her last Will and Testament
in the presence of us who have hereunto set our hands as Witnesses William Smith
John Johnson Simon Baiker

Probatum fuit [this paragraph continues in Latin to grant probate at London
on 19 October 1720]
decimo nono die mensis Octobris Anno Domini Millesimo Septingentesimo vicesimo
[to] Josephi Bridge Fratris dicta defuncta et Executoris


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