Source: TNA, PROB 11/1376
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This is the last Will and Testament of me Mary Harris of the Town and County of Poole Widow of Anthony Harris late of the same place Bricklayer deceased which I make in manner following that is to say I order and direct my just Debts Funeral Expences and the charges of the probate of this my Will to be first paid and discharged I give and bequeath unto my Sister Susannah Colborne Widow of the late John Colborne one Shilling only I give and bequeath unto my Sister Sarah Pike of Poole aforesaid three hundred pounds Stock part of my Stock in ??? three per Cent consolidated Bank annuities I give and bequeath unto my Niece Susannah Hayward Widow daughter of my said Sister Susannah Colborne three hundred pounds Stock other part of my said Stock and a Gold pair of ????ons I give and bequeath to George Hayward son of my said Niece Susannah Hayward fifty pounds Stock other part of my said Stock and to her Sons William Hayward and John Hayward ten pounds Stock each other part of my said Stock I give and bequeath to my said Sister Sarah Pike and to my said Niece Susannah Hayward all my Cloaths and Wearing Apparel and also my Rings except my G?????? Ring which I give to my Nephew William Pike herein after named equally to be divided between them I give and bequeath unto the said George Hayward Son of my said Niece my Silver pint marked "T Ollive Poole 1754" I give and bequeath to Flower Coffen wife of John Coffen of Longham Sister of my said late Husband fifty pounds Stock other part of my said Stock and to Elizabeth Follett and Charity King Daughters of the said Flower Coffen fifty pounds Stock apiece other part of my said Stock I give and bequeath to Sarah Froud wife of Peter Froud and daughter of my said Husbands late Brother fifty pounds Stock other part of my said Stock and to William Harris Son of my said Husbands Brother fifty pounds Stock other part of my said Stock and a Silver Watch No 18776 Makers Name "John Bowles Poole" And as to all the Rest Residue and Remainder of my Estate and Effects whatsoever and wheresoever both real and personal I give devise and bequeath the same to my Nephew William Pike Son of my late Brother William Pike deceased To hold to him his Heirs Executors administrators and assigns absolutely for ever whom I appoint sole Executor of this my Will And I direct him to pay to my Servant who shall be living with me at my death five pounds unless I shall order the contrary by any Note in Writing to be signed by me in which case such Bequest to my Servant shall be considered as revoked In witness whereof I have hereunto set my Hand and seal this twenty eighth day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety nine Mary Harris LS Signed sealed published and declared by Mary Harris the Testratrix as and for her last will and Testament in the presence of us who at her Request in her presence and in the presence of each other have subscribed our Names as witnesses attesting the due Execution thereof ??? Parr George Kemp Thomas ????d This Will was proved at London on the tenth day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and two before The Right Honorable Sir William Wynne Knight Doctor of Law Master Keeper or Commissary of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury lawfully constituted by the Oath of William Pike the Nephew of the deceased and the sole Executor named in the said Will to whom administration of all and singular the the Goods Chattels and Credits of the deceased was granted he having been first sworn by Commission duly to administer
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