3 October 1805 Will of Francis Pike of Newport, Isle of Wight, gentleman (proved 15 June 1811)

Source: 1811A/73 at the Hampshire Record Office

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This is the last Will and Testament of me Francis Pike of
Newport in the Isle of Wight, Gentleman made this third day of October One thousand eight
hundred and five I give devise and bequeath unto my good friends James Kirkpatrick of
Newport aforesaid Esquire and George Young of Ramsdown in the Isle of Wight Gentleman their
Heirs Executors Administrators and Assigns according to the nature of the Premises All my
Freehold Leasehold and Copyhold Messuages and Tenements Farms Lands Hereditaments and
Premises whatsoever and wheresoever whereof or wherein I or any other Person or Persons in trust
for me am is or are seized or Possessed of any Estate of Inheritance in Possession Reversion
Remainder or Expectancy or whereof I have any power to dispose with their rights members 
and Appurtenances And also all my Household Goods Plate Linen China Furniture Ready
Money Debts and Securities for Money Money in the Funds and all other my personal Estate
whatsoever and wheresoever and of what nature kind or quality soever the same may be
Upon Trust that they the said James Kirkpatrick and George Young or the Survivor of them
his Heirs Executors or Administrators shall and do as soon as conveniently may be after my decease
either by public Auction or private Contract for the most Money and best price that can be reasonably
had and gotten for the same make sale dispose of and convert into ready money All my said
freehold Leasehold Copyhold and real Estate and all such of my said personal Estate as shall not consist
of Money at the time of my decease and shall and do call in and receive all such part or
parts of my said personal Property as shall be out upon Mortgage or other Securities and shall
and do stand possessed of and interested in the Money arising from such Sale and disposition as
aforesaid together with such part of my Personal Property as shall consist in Money at the time
of my decease and be gotten in as aforesaid Upon the Trusts and to and for the ends Intents
and purposes hereinafter mentioned expressed and declared of and concerning the same (that is to say)
Upon Trust in the first place to pay and discharge thereout all my just debts Legacies and
Funeral Expences and the Charges of proving and establishing this my Will and from and after
Payment thereof Upon Trust that they my said Trustees and the Survivor of them and the
Executors and Administrators of such Survivor shall and do lay out and invest all the Rest Residue
and Remainder of the Monies to arise and be produced as aforesaid in or upon some Parliamentary
Stocks public Funds or real or Government Security at Interest in their or his own Names or
Name and do and shal alter vary and transpose the said Stocks Funds and Securities from time
to time as occasion shall require And do and shall pay and apply the Dividends Interest and
Annual Produce thereof unto my Daughter Ann Moore Wife of William James FitzGeorge Moore
Esquire Captain in His Majestys third West India Regiment of Foot and her Assigns for and


during the term of her natural life to and for her own Sole and separate use and Benefit
independently and exclusively of her said Husband who is not to interfere or intermeddle
therewith nor is the same to be subject to his Controul Debts or Engagements and my Will is
that the Receipt and Receipts of my said Daughter notwithstanding her Coverture shall be a good
and sufficient discharge to my said Trustees and the Survivor of them and the Executors and
Administrators of such Survivor for such sum and Sums of Money as shall from time to time therein
be expressed to be received and from and after the decease of my said Daughter my Will is that they
my said Trustees and the Survivor of them and the Executors and Administrators of such Survivor
shall and do stand possessed of and interested in the said Trust Monies Stocks funds and Securities
and the dividends Interest and annual produce thereof In Trust for all and every the Children and
Child of my said Daughter equally to be divided between them Share and Share alike the Share and
respective Shares of such of them as shall be a Son or Sons to be an Interest vested or Interests
vested in him or them respectively at his or their Age or respective Ages of Twenty one Years and the
Share or respective Shares of such of them as shall be a Daughter or Daughters to be an Interest
vested or Interests vested in her or them respectively at her or their Age or respective Ages of Twenty
one years or day or respective days of Marriage which shall first happen and to be paid Assigned and
transferred to him her or them respectively on or at the Ages days or times aforesaid if the same
respectively shall happen after the decease of my said Daughter but if the same shall happen in 
her life time then immediately after her decease Provided always and I do hereby declare
that if there shall be more than one child of the Body of my said Daughter and any one or more
of them being  a Son or Sons shall depart this life under the Age of Twenty one Years or being a
Daughter or Daughters shall depart this life under that Age without being or having been married
Then the share intended to be provided for each such Child so dying as well surviving or accruing
as original shall from time to time go accrue and belong to the Survivors or Survivor and others
or other of such Children and shall vest in and be paid transferred or assigned to him her
or them (if more than one) in equal Shares and Proportions at such and the same time or times
and in such and the same manner as is hereinbefore directed of and Concerning his her or 
their original Share or Shares of and in the said Trust Monies Stocks Funds and Securities and of
which such surviving or accruing Share or Shares shall make part Provided always
and my Will is and I do hereby declare that it shall and may be lawful to and for my said Trustees
and the Survivor of them and the Executors and Administrators of such Survivor after the decease
of my said Daughter to pay and apply all or any part of the Interest Dividends and annual
produce of the said Trust Monies Stocks Funds and Securities in for and towards the maintenance Education
and breeding up of the Child or Children of my said Daughter as aforesaid for whom the same is or ???



intended to be hereby provided during his her or their Infancy And also after the decease of my
said Daughter or in her life time with her Consent to be expressed in Writing to pay and apply any
reasonable Part or Parts of the Capital of the said Trust Monies hereby intended for such Children not
exceeding one Moiety for the placing out and providing Employments for or otherwise for the Benefit
and advancement in the world of such Children notwithstanding his her or their Infancy so as upon
the division and Divisions amongst such Children in the manner hereinbefore directed the part or parts
of the Capital of the said Trust Monies so applied be considered and reckoned as part of the Share
or Portion or respective Shares or Portions of such Child or Children for whose benefit the same shall have
been applied respectively And in case my said Daughter shall have no Child or Children or having such in
Case they should all being a Son or Sons depart this life under the age of Twenty one Years or being a Daughter
or Daughters shall depart this life under that Age without being or having been Married Then my Will is
that they my said Trustees and the Survivor of them and the Executors and Administrators of such Survivor
shall and do stand possessed of and interested in the said Trust Monies and the Stocks funds and Securities
thereof Upon the Trusts and to and for the ends Intents and purposes following (that is to say) as to for and
concerning one fourth part thereof Upon Trust to pay Assign and transfer the same unto my Son Francis Pike
his Executors and Administrators to and for his and their own use and benefit absolutely And as to for and concerning
one other fourth part thereof Upon Trust to pay assign and transfer the same unto Mary Pike now of Newport
aforesaid Widow of John Pike deceased her Executors and Administrators to and for her and their own use and
benefit absolutely And as to for and concerning one other fourth part thereof Upon Trust to pay assign and
transfer the same unto Susannah Blackford now of Newport Widow of Joseph Blackford deceased her Executors
and Administrators to and for her and their own use and benefit absolutely And as to for and concerning
one other fourth part thereof Upon Trust to pay assign and transfer the same unto Mary Cheverton Widow
of Thomas Cheverton late of Alvington in the Isle of Wight deceased to and for her   own use and benefit
absolutely and in case the said Mary Cheverton shall happen to die in the life time of my said Daughter Ann
Moore then Upon Trust that they my said Trustees shall and do pay assign and transfer and I do hereby give and bequeath the
part and Share of her the said Mary Cheverton unto Jane Usher and Maria Cheverton daughters of the said
Mary Cheverton their Executors and Administrators equally between them Share and Share alike to and for
their own use and benefit absolutely Provided also and my Will further is and I do hereby direct that the
Receipt and Receipts from time to time to be signed and given by my said Trustees or the Survivor of them or
the Executors or Administrators of such Survivor for any Sum or Sums of Money which shall be paid to them
respectively by any Purchaser or Purchasers of my said real and Personal Estate hereinbefore devised and bequeathed
to them Upon Trust for Sale as aforesaid shall be a good and effectual Release and discharge in the law to such
Purchaser or Purchasers respectively for such Sum or Sums of Money as in such Receipt or Receipts shall be
acknowledge or expressed to be Received and that after such Receipt or Receipts shall be given such Purchaser
or Purchasers shall not be obliged or concerned to see to the application of such Purchase Money or be answerable
or accountable for any Loss misapplication or Nonapplication thereof or of any part thereof And
my Will further is and I do hereby direct that my said Trustees or either of them their or either of 
their Executors or Administrators shall not be charged or chargeable with or accountable for any more
Monies than they respectively shall actually receive or shall come to their respective hands by virtue



of the Trusts aforesaid nor with or for any Loss which may happen of the said Trust Monies and
Premises or any part thereof so as such loss happen without their wilful neglect or Default
respectively nor one of them for the other of them or for the Acts deeds defaults Receipts or
Disbursements of the other of them but each of them only for his own Acts Deeds Defaults 
Receipts and Disbursements And also that it shall and may be lawful to and for them my
said Trustees respectively and their respective Heirs Executors and Administrators in the first place
by and out of the Monies which shall come to their hands respectively by virtue of the Trusts
aforesaid to deduct retain to and reimburse himself and themselves all such Costs Charges Damages
and Expences as they shall respectively pay bear sustain expend or be put unto for or by reason or
means of the Trusts hereby in them reposed or the management or Execution thereof or any Act
transaction Matter or thing whatsoever in any wise relating thereto And I do hereby nominate
constitute and appoint the said James Kirkpatrick and George Young Executors of this my
last Will and Testament And I do hereby revoke all former Wills by me at any time heretofore
made and do declare this to be my only true last Will and Testament In Witness
whereof I the said Francis Pike have to the first three Sheets of this my Will set my hand and
to the fourth and last Sheet thereof set my hand and Seal the day and Year first above written

Signed Sealed Published and declared by the
said Francis Pike the Testator as and for his last Will and
Testament in the presence of us three together who in his
presence and at his request have Subscribed our Names and
each respectively seen the other two subscribe their Names as
Witnesses thereto
			?? Yelf
			W Hearn
			Tho ??ell


   June 15th 1811
on which day the above named
Executors were sworn well and
truly to administer &c and that 
the Goods and Chattels of the said
deceased do not amount to fifteen
hundred pounds Before me
  George Richards Surrogate



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