6 November 1819 Will of John Pike of Stratford, West Ham, Essex (proved 6 November 1823)

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

Source: TNA, PROB 11/1677

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In the Name of God Amen
I John Pike of Stratford in the Parish of West Ham Essex Limeburner do make and
ordain this my last Will and Testament in the manner and form following that is to say
I will and direct that all my just Debts and Funeral expences shall in the first place
be fully paid and satisfied I give and bequeath unto my Nephew William Cass 
Bargeman of the Town of Bishop Storford in the County of Essex the Sum of Two
hundred pounds Bank Stock in the five per Cents also I will and bequeath to my
Nephew James Howard of Stratford in the County of Essex the Sum of Thirty
pounds of lawful money of Great Britain also I will and bequeath to my Niece
Ann Tarris otherwise Pike the Sum of Thirty pounds of lawful money of Great
Britain I will and bequeath that my wearing Apparel be equally divided between
William Cass Bargeman and John Cass Waterman of Purfleet Essex and James
Howard Limeburner of Stratford Essex Also I will and bequeath that my Wifes
Wearing apparel be equally divided between my several Nieces that is to say Ann
Cass Susan Cass & Ann Tarris Also I will and bequeath my late Wifes Watch to
my Niece Ann Tarris I will and bequeath my silver Cased Watch to my
Nephew William Cass a Bargeman and my old Watch to my Nephew James
Howard Limeburner also I will and bequeath to my Niece Ann Cass the Sum of
five pounds to purchase mourning and also I will and bequeath five pounds to
my Niece Susan Cass for the purpose of buying mourning I do will and ordain
that my household furniture books and other Effects be sold whatever money
may be left and whatever Debts recovered afte rall expences and lawful demands
are paid and satisfied I will and bequeath the same to my Nephew William Cass
and I constitute and appoint Benjeman Bridgeman Bargeman and William
Pryke Baker of Bow Middx as my sole Executors to this my last Will and Testament
In Witness whereof I the said John Pike the Testator have to this my last Will
and Testament set my hand and seal this sixth day of November in the year
of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and nineteen  The Mark x of John Pike
Signed Sealed and published and Declared by the within named Testator named
John Pike in the presence of us and in his presence and in the presence of each other
have subscribed our names as witness thereunto  Thomas Cleaver  The Mark x
of Benjamin Bridgman  William Pryke
                                                                  Proved



Proved at London 6th November 1823 before the Worshipful Samuel Rush
Meyrick Dr of Laws and Surrogate by the Oath of William Pryke the surviving
Executor to whom admon was granted being first Sworn duly to administer


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