6 December 1791 Will of George Pike of Salehurst, Sussex (proved 2 Oct 1792)

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

Source: TNA, PROB 11/1224

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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 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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