24 April 1817 Will of Ann Pike of Plymouth (proved 29 April 1820)

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

Source: TNA, PROB 11/1630

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In the Name of God Amen
I Ann Pike Wife of William Pike of the Borough of Plymouth in the 
County of Devon Dairyman by virtue and in ?ee?cise of the power and on autho
-rity given and granted to me in and by the Settlement made previous to my
marriage with my husband the said William Pike bearing date on or about
the twenty sixth day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand
seven hundred and ninety five and of all other powers and authorities to me
given and granted by any Deed or Deeds for that purpose do make publish
and declare this my last Will and Testament in writing in manner and
form following (that is to say) first I commend my Soul to Almighty God
my Creator humbly trusting through his mercy and the merits and satisfac
-tion of my blessed Redeemer Jesus Christ to obtain pardon for all my sins
and to inherit eternal life and my body I commit to the Earth to be
decently interred at the discretion of my said dear husband and as to my
temporal Estate I give and bequeath the same as follows (viz) first I give
and bequeath all my wearing apparel of every sort unto and between my
three Sisters Jane Kingston Elizabeth Gay and Fanny Newton in equal
shares and proportions as nearly as may be and in case my said Sisters
shall disagree about the division thereof then I direct that my said
wearing apparel shall be divided between them in such manner as my
Executor in trust hereinafter named or some other person to be appointed
by him shall order and adjudge also I give and bequeath unto my niece
Ann Pike Kingston my family Bible and I likewise give and devise and 
bequeath unto Robert Butler Remmett of Plymouth aforesaid Doctor of Physic
all my freehold and leasehold messuages lands tenements and hereditaments
with their respective appurtenances situate and lying within the said Borough
of Plymouth or elsewhere in Great Britain and all my monies securities
for monies Stock in the Public funds and other my personal and testamen
tary Estate and Effects whatsoever and wheresoever to have and to hold the
same unto the said Robert Butler Remmett his heirs executors adminis
-trators and assigns to for and upon the several uses trusts and intents and
purposes hereinafter particularly mentioned expressed and declared of and
concerning the same (that is to say) upon trust to stand seized and possessed of
my said freehold and leasehold messuages lands and premises and of all other
my personal Estate and Effects in the first place to pay and discharge thereout
all my just debts and the costs and charges of proving this my Will and from
and after payment and satisfaction thereof then to the use and behoof of my
said Husband William Pike and his assigns for and during the term of his
natural life with full power and authority for him and them to receive and take
the rents issues and profits of my said freehold and leasehold messuages lands
and premises and of the then residue and remainder of my personal Estate and
Effects to and for his and their own benefit and from and immediately after the
death of my said husband the said William Pike then to the use and behoof
of my dear brother Charles Gayton of Plymouth aforesaid Dairyman his
heirs executors administrators and assigns for ever to and for his and their
own proper benefit provided nevertheless that the said Charles Gayton his
heirs executors administrators or assigns shall and do within the space of 
									twelve


twelve calendar months next after the death of the survivor of me the said Ann
Pike and William Pike my husband pay the following legacies which I give
to the several persons hereinafter named and charge my said freehold and chattel
property to and with the payment thereof (to wit) to my dear brother Joseph
Gayton the sum of twenty pounds of lawful money current in Great Britain
to my Sister the said Jane Kingston the like sum of twenty pounds to my sister
the said Elizabeth Gay the like sum of twenty pounds to my Sister the said 
Fanny Newton the like sum of twenty pounds and to my two nephews William
Kingston and John Kingston (sons of the said Jane Kingston) the sum of
ten pounds a piece and I hereby nominate and appoint him the said
Robert Butler Remmett to be Executor In trust of this my last Will and
Testament provided always and my will is that the said Robert Butler
Remmett his heires executors or administrators whall be charge and
chargeable with and for such monies only as he or they shall actually
receive by virtue of the trusts hereby in him or them reposed and that

							he or they shall
not be answerable or accountable for any loss or losses which shall or
may happen to my said trust monies and estate by Insolvency of Debtors
or otherwise howsoever so as the same be not occasioned by or through
his or their own wilful neglect or default and also that he or they shall
and may by and out of such monies as may come to his or their hand or
hands by virtue of the trusts aforesadi retain unto and reimburse himself
and themselves respectively all costs charges damages and expences which
he or they shall or may pay expend disburse or be put unto in or
about the execution of the trusts hereby in him or them reposed or in any
wise relating thereto In testimony whereof I the said Ann Pike the
testatrix have to this my last Will and Testament written on two sheets
of paper set my mark and affixed my Seal in manner following (that
is to say) to the first sheet thereof I have set my mark and to the
second and last sheet thereof have set my mark and affixed my seal
this twenty fourth day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand
eight hundred and seventeen The mark of  Ann Pike  LS  Signed
and sealed by the testatrix Ann Pike and by her published and
declared to be 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 sub-
scribed our names as witnesses hereto the said Will having been first
read over to the said Ann Pike  Tho: Cleather  Johnathan Luxmoore
Jno Heny Herman  of Plymouth

On 29th April 1820 Admon (with Will annd) of all & singular the goods
chattel & credits of Ann Pike (Wife of William Pike Dairyman) late of
the Borough of Plymouth in the Co of Devon deceased was granted to Robert
Butler Remmett the sole Executor he havg been first sworn by Comon
duly to admr William Pike the lawful husband the sole person intitled
to the undisposed Residue of the personal Estate having first consented


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