3 Feb 1819 Will of Ann Pike of Edgware, widow (proved 9 June 1828)

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

Source: TNA, PROB 11/1742

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					Feby 3d 1819
Knowing that time closes every event so ought I to hold in
mind that I am verging to that period that the All wise providence stated to be the
general term of earthly existence therefore of the small property I have it
points out to me to make some mention of the disposal after next mentioning
the rather materiel part consists in a few houses joint property tis I believe			????h that ?? ??? ??
mutually agreed between us ? for the last survivor to enjoy the  for her like  benefit arising
as any deduccion from them would straiten the income beyond what it can
bear the little I can call at present my own in the Bank my duty added to affection points
it shod go to my dear grandchildren my dear sisters would I am sure strongly
oppose my deducting from that trifle for themselves  Ann Pike  The above 
???? sum mentioned in the Bank is since removed into private hands viz
Mr Saimon my nephew Mr A Clarke is the one who hold himself amenable
for it
	Appeared Personally Arthur Clarke of Bishopgate Church
yard in the City of London Attorney at Law and Henry Clarke of No 16? Regent
Street in the County of Middlesex deedsman and jointly and severally made oath that
they respectively knew and were well acquainted with Ann Pike late of Edgware in
the County of Middlesex Widow deceased for several years before and down to the
time of her death and that having during such their acquaintance with the
said deceased frequently seen her write and subscribe her name to writings they
have thereby severally became well acquainted with the manner and character
of her handwriting and subscription And the deponents having now carefully
viewed and perused the paper writing hereto annexed which purports to be
and contain the last will and Testament of the said deceased which is dated and
begins thus "Feby 3d 1819 Knowing that time closes every event" ends thus "my
dear sisters I am sure would stronly oppose my deducting from that trifle for
themselves" and thus subscribed "Ann Pike" And having also particularly noticed
and observed the several interlineations which appear written in the said
?oin and are hereinafter recited namely the interlineation of the words with
"that we live in" which appears written between the eighth and ninth lines of
the same the interlineation of the words "for her life" appearing written between
the tenth and eleventh lines of the same the words "at present" appearing
between the thirteenth and fourteenth lines thereof and the word "points"
appearing betweenth the fourteenth and fifteenth lines of the same and having
also particularly noticed and observed the memorandum or addition which 
is written under the before recited subscription to the said will and which


?? contained in the words following namely "the above little sum mentiond
in the Bank is since removed into private hands viz Mr Salmon my nephew
Mr A Clarke is the one who holds himself amenable for it" They lastly 
jointly and severally made oath that they verily and in their consciences believe
the whole body series and contents of the said Will beginning ending and dated as
before recited together with the said recited subscription to the same and the
several recited interlineations appearing therein and the recited memorandum or
addition written under the subscription to the same to be all of the proper
handwriting and subscription of the said deceased  Henry Clarke  On the 23d
day of May 1828 the said Henry Clarke was duly sworn to the truth of the afore
going affidavit Before me  C Coole Sar  Present  N B Engleheart Not Pub
Arthur Clarke  On the third day of June 1828 the said Arthur Clarke was duly
sworn to the truth of the aforesaid affidavit Before me W C Curtels Sur  Present
N B Engleheart Notary Public

On the 9th June 1828 Admon with the Will annexed of the goods chattels & credits of
Ann Pike late of Edgware in the Co of Middx widow deced was granted to John
Pike the lawful grandson & one of the next of kin of the said decd having been first
sworn duly to admr No Exor or residuary legatee


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