Source: TNA, PROB 11/1565
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This is the last Will and Testament of me Edward White the elder of Wimborne Minster in the County of Dorset Gentleman being of sound mind memory and understanding made this twenty first day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and six as follows first I will that all my just debts and Funeral expences be paid and discharged also I give and bequeath unto my Friends Christopher Vey of Wimborne Minster aforesaid Brewer Joseph Hookey of the same place Gentleman and my Son Edward White and the Survivors or Survivor of them his executors and Administrators all that my Leasehold Tenement wherein I now live with the Appurtenances and also all my Household Goods and Furniture Plate Linen China and utensils whatsoever monies and Securities for money and all other my personal Estate and effects whatsoever and wheresoever and of what nature or kind soever subject to the payment of my debts and Funeral expences In trust that as soon as conveniently may be after my decease to sell and dispose of such parts thereof as do not consist of money or Securities for money either by public Sale or private Contract for the most money that can reasonably be had for the same and the money arising therefrom to pay and apply in manner hereinafter mentioned and whereas my said Son Edward White is indebted unto me in the sum of one thousand two hundred and sixteen pounds and seventeen shillings on his Bond now I do by this my Will direct that the same be applied in manner following that is to say the sum of six hundred and four pounds ten shillings and eleven pence part thereof to be paid unto my said Son Edward White to and for his own use and benefit the sum of fifty four pounds eleven shillings and one penny further part thereof unto my Son John White out of which said sum of fifty four pounds eleven shillings and one penny I direct that my said Son John shall pay unto my said Son Edward the Interest of forty pounds to be computed from the twenty seventh day of February one thousand seven hundred and ninety nine and also the Interest of ten pounds from the fourth day of October one thousand seven hundred and ninety nine and also the Interest on one hundred and fifty seven pounds from the twenty fifth day of March 1801 to the day of my decease and if the said sum of fifty four pounds eleven shillings and one penny shall not be sufficient to answer and pay the said Interest then I direct the same to be paid out of the share of the residuum of my Estate hereinafter bequeathed to my said Son John To my Son William the sum of two hundred and seventy three pounds thirteen shillings and nine pence subject to the payment of three hundred pounds and Interest to my said Son Edward at the time of my decease and also to the sum of sixty six pounds nineteen shillings and seven pence to be paid to my Son Edward beign money advanced by him to William White of Liverpool for the use of my said son William with interest that may be due thereon to be computed from the twelfth day of December 1805 to the time of my decease and as to the said sum of two hundred and seventy three pounds thirteen shillings and nine pence will be in sufficient to pay my said Son Edward I direct the same to be paid out of the residuum hereinafter bequeathed to my said Son William to my Daughter Mary the Wife of John Bowles the sum of one hundred fifty six pounds thirteen shillings and nine pence further part of the said sum of one thousand two hundred and sixteen pounds and seventeen shillings and I hereby give forgive and release the said John Bowles from the payment of fifty pounds due to me on his Note of hand of the eleventh day of August 1800 to my Daughter Elizabeth the Wife of Henry Gillingham the younger the sum of two hundred and fifty three pounds thirteen shillings and nine pence further part of the said sum of one thousand two hundred and sixteen pounds and seventeen shillings subject to the payment of three hundred and eighty pounds and the Interest that may be due thereon to my said Son Edward at the time of my decease and as the said sum of two hundred and fifty three pounds thirteen shillings and nine pence will be insufficient to pay the sum of three hundred and eighty pounds and Interest I hereby direct the deficiency to be paid out of the residuum hereinafter bequeathed to my said Daughter Elizabeth to my Daughter Sarah White the sum of three hundred and seventy three pounds thirteen shillings and nine pence remaining part of the said sum of one thousand two hundred and sixteen pounds and seventeen shillings and as to the Residuum of my personal Estate and effects after payment of all my just debts Funeral and other expences I give and bequeath the same unto the said Christopher Vey Joseph Hookey and Edward White and the Survivors and Survivor of them his Executors and administrators In trust to pay the same unto my said Sons Edward John and William and my said Daughters Mary Elizabeth and Sarah equally to be divided between them part and share alike and to be paid unto them respectively within one year or as soon as conveniently can be after my decease but subject to the payments hereinbefore mentioned and I do hereby nominate and appoint the said Christopher Vey Joseph Hookey and Edward White joint executors of this my said Will hereby revoking and making void all former and other Wills by me at any time heretofore made provided always and I do hereby direct that my said trustees and executors and each of them their and each of their executors administrators and assigns shall and may from time to time deduct and retain by and out of the monies which shall come to their or any of their hands by virtue of this my Will all such costs and charges damages and expences which he they or any of them shall or may bear pay sustain expend or be put unto for his or their care and trouble in or about or any ways relating to the performing the trusts aforesaid and that they the said Christopher Vey Joseph Hookey and Edward White or either of them their or either of their executors Administrators or Assigns shall not be charged or chargeable but only each of them for his own respective Receipts payments Acts and wilful defaults and not otherwise nor with any sum or sums of money other than such as shall actually come to their or his own hands respectively by virtue of this my Will nor with or for any loss or damage which may happen by reason of the said Executorship the execution or performance of any of the trusts hereby in them reposed without his or their respective wilful default In Witness whereof I the said Edward White the Testator have to this my last Will and Testament contained on three sheets of paper to the first and second sheet thereof set my hand and to this last sheet set my hand and Seal the day and year first within written Ed White LS Signed Sealed published and declared by the said Edward White the Testator as and for his last Will and Testament in the presence of us who at his request in his presence and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as Witnesses attesting the due execution thereof David R???? Humphry Le?? Proved at London 9th Feby 1815 before the Judge by the Oath of Edward White the Son & the surviving Exor to whom Admon was granted hav? been first sworn by Comon duly to admr
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