23 December 1823 Will of William Pike of Uffington, Berkshire (proved 3 February 1824)

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

Source: TNA, PROB 11/1682

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The last Will and Testament of me William Pike of 
Uffington in the County of Berks Shoemaker which I make in manner and
form following I give and leave in the possession of my Son William Four
hundred and fifty pounds Upon Trust nevertheless for the uses hereinafter named
one hundred and fifty pounds for my Granddaughter Mary Greenaway one
hundred and fifty pounds for my Grandson John Greenaway one hundred and
fifty pounds for my Grandson William Greenaway and the Interest arising from
the said money shall be put out to Interest in Farringdon Savings Bank or laid
out in Bank of England Stock and as soon as each or either of the said Children
have attained the age of twenty one years each or either of them of that age
shall receive the yearly Interest due to her or his share and neither of the
said Children shall be possessed of the principle before attaining the age of twenty
five years and when each or either of the said Children have attained the
age of twenty five years the principle shall be paid to such Child and if either
of the said Children dies unmarried before attaining the age of twenty five years
her or his share shall be divided equally between and among the surviving
Children Nevertheless if either of the said Children dies being married before
attaining the age of twenty five years such Childs share shall be paid to her
or his heirs or assigns and if all the Children dies unmarried I do give all Four
hundred and fifty pounds aforesaid with the Interest to my Son William his
heirs or assigns for Ever and I do give and bequeath all my Real and Personal
property whatsoever and wheresoever not hereinbefore disposed of to my said
Son William his heirs or assigns for Ever and I do make constitute and appoint
my said Son my whole and sole Executor to this my last Will and Testament
William Pike  Signed Sealed published and Declared by the said William Pike
the Testator as and for his last Will and Testament in the presence of us who in the
presence of him and each other have hereto subscribed our names as Witnesses
the twenty third day of December one thousand Eight hundred and twenty three
Edwd Townsend  Joseph Taylor  George Heavens

Proved at London 3rd February 1824 before the Worshipful Charles Coote
Dr of Laws and Surrogate by the Oath of William Pike the Son and sole
Executor to whom admon was granted being first Sworn duly to administer


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