Source: TNA, PROB 11/1224
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 George Pike of Salehurst in the County of Sussex Gentleman being of sound disposing Mind and Memory made this sixth day of December in the Year of our Lord one Thousand seven hundred and ninety one First I give devise and bequeath all and singular my Freehold Estates premises Heredits and Appurts thereunto belonging and all and every my personal Estates Estates whatsoever and wehresoever which I shall die possessed of or any ways interested in at the time of my decease unto my loving Wife Mary Pike To hold to her the said Mary Pike her Heirs Executors Admors and Assigns absolutely and for ever she paying my just Debts Funeral Expences and Probate of this my last Will and I do hereby nominate constitute and appoint her the said Mary Pike whole and sole Executrix of this my last Will and Testament hereby revoking all former and other Wills by me heretofore made and declare them void confirming this and no other to be my last Will and Testament In Witness whereof I the said George Pike the Testator have to hereunto set my hand and seal the day and Year first above written Geo Pike The Writing contained in this Sheet of Paper was signed sealed published and declared by the above named George Pike the Testator as and for his last Will and Testament in the presence of us who at his request in his presence and of each other have subscribed our Names as Witnesses J Mitchell R Hicks Jno Alderton This Will was proved at London the second day of October in the Year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety two before the Right Honorable Sir William Wynne Knight Doctor of Laws Master Keeper or Commissary of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury lawfully constituted by the Oath of Mary Pike Widow the Relict of the Deceased the sole Executrix named in the said Will to whom Administration was granted of all and singular the Goods Chattels and Credits of the said deceased having been first sworn by Commission duly to admr
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