Source: TNA, PROB 11/2253
Also, if you are a male Pike/Pyke (or you know one) who may be willing to do a genealogical DNA test, then please check out the Pike DNA Project for which I am a volunteer coordinator. There are several Pike/Pyke families that are not yet represented in the project, and for whom participants are wanted.
This is the last Will and Testament of me Elizabeth Pike wife of Richard Pike of Trinity Square Newington in the County of Surrey I give and bequeath to my dear Husband Richard Pike All my Stock in the Public funds and the interest thereof and all other the property estate and effects both real and personal which I now am or shall at the time of my decease be entitled to or possessed of by virtue of the Will of my late Father Mr Edward Lyne late of Devonport in the County of Devon And all other real and personal estate what- soever to which I now am or shall hereafter be entitled whether in pos- session or reversion or otherwise howsoever to and for the sole and abso- lute use and benefit of the said Richard Pike his heirs executors and administrators according to the nature and quality thereof respectively And I hereby appoint the said Richard Pike Sole Executor of this my Will And I hereby revoke all other Wills heretofore made In witness my hand and seal this seventh day of February 1852 Elizth Pike LS Signed Sealed and Declared by the said Elizabeth Pike as her last Will and Tes- tament in the presence of W Seagrave 9 Rockingham Row East New Kent Road Chas Birch Crisp Clerk to Mr Fleming Solr 1 Trinity Sqre Southwark In the Prerogative Court of Canterbury In the Goods of Elizabeth Pike (Wife of Richard Pike) deceased Appeared personally William Seagrave of No 9 Rockingham Row East New Kent Road in the County of Surry Surgeon and made Oath that he is one of the subscribing Witnesses to the last Will and Testament hereunto annexed of the said Elizabeth Pike (Wife of Richard Pike) late of Trinity Square Newington in the County of Surry deceased bearing date the seventh day of February one thousand eight hundred and fifty two And he further made Oath that on the seventh day of February aforesaid the said Testatrix duly executed her said Will by signing her name at the foot or end thereof in the presence of this Deponent and of Charls Birch Crisp the other subscribing Witness thereto both of whom were present at the same time and this Deponent and the said Charles Birch Crisp thereupon attested and subscribed the said Will in the presence of the said Testatrix and of each other W Seagrave On the thirty first day of January 1857 the said William Seagrave was duly sworn to the truth of this Affidavit Before me F T Pratt Sur Pt Horatio Gregory Not Pub Proved at London 26th June 1857 Before the Worshipful Frederic Thomas Pratt Doctor of Laws & Surrogate by the Oath of Richard Pike the Husband the sole Exor to whom Admon was granted Limited so far only as concerns all the right title & interest of her the Deceased in and to al such personal estate & effects as she the said Deceased by virtue of the Will of Edward Line deceased proved in this Court in the month of October 1845 had a right to appoint or dispose of & hath in & by her said Will appointed or disposed of accordingly but no further or otherwise having been first sworn duly to administer
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