28 November 1776 Will of Samuel Walker of Poole (proved 4 October 1779)

Source: TNA, PROB 11/1058

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I Sam Walker of the Town and 
County of Poole do hereby make my last will and
Testament as Follows First I give to my Son William
Walker and his wife ten pounds each I also give
my Son in Law Thomas Pike and his wife Mary 
Ten pounds each I also give to my Daughters Fasby and 
Sarah Walker twenty pounds each to be paid them at
my decease for to buy   Mourning all the rest of my
Estate Real and personal as Houses Land Moneys Bills
Bonds Book debts and all things that I die possessed
of I give to my loving wife Margaret for ever at 
her own disposal and I do hereby appoint her my Sole
Executrix of this my last Will and Testament In witness
hereof I have sett my hand this 28 Day of November
1776 Sam Walker

			27th September 1779
Appeared Personally Samuel Bowden
of the Town and County of Poole Merchant and Henry
Austen of the same place Gentleman and being 
Sworn on the Holy Evangelists to depose the truth 
jointly and Severally made oath that they knew and 
were well acquainted with Samuel Walker late of the
Town and County of Poole deceased for Several Years
before and to the time of his death and also with his 
manner and Character of handwriting and Subscription 
they having very frequently during such acquaintance 
seen him write and Subscribe his Name to writings 
and these appearers having now carefully viewed and
perused the paper writing hereunto annexed purporting 
to be and contain the last will and Testament of the
said deceased beginning thus "I Saml Walker of the 
Town and County of Poole do hereby make my last 
will and Testament as follow" and ending thus "In
Witness hereof I have sett my hand this 28 Day of 
November 1776 and being thus Subscribed "Sam Walker"
they say that they do verily and in their Consciences
believe the whole series and contents of the said writing 
beginning and ending as aforesaid and the said Names 
Sam Walker so appearing subscribed thereto to be all
of the proper handwriting and Subscription of the 
aforesaid Samuel Walker the Testator deceased Saml
Bowden Hen Austen Same Day the said Samuel
Bowden and Henry Austen were duly Sworn to the truth 
of this affidavit by virtue of the Commission hereunto
annexed Before me Saml Fawconer a Commissioner
present Jno Colborne Notary publick

This Will was proved at London the fourth
Day of October in the year of our Lord one thousand 
Seven hundred and Seventy nine before the Right 
Worshipful Peter Calvert Doctor of Laws Master Keeper or
Commissary of the Prerogative Vourt of Canterbury
lawfully constituted by the oath of Margaret Walker
widow the Relict of the Deceased and Sole Executrix 
named in the said Will to whom administration was 
granted of all and Singular the Goods Chattels and
Credits of the said deceased having been first Sworn by Commission
duly to administer

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