Source: TNA, PROB 11/2021
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 James Pike of Uxbridge in the County of Middlesex Boockkeep- er I give and devise and bequeath to my brother John Pike of Uxbridge in the County of Middlesex all my Boocks and implements thereunto belonging to me except my watch and appareages that I bequeath to my Sister Mary Pike In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand this twenty fourth day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty four James Pike Witness James Felbey Innkeeper Egham William Filbey Post Master In the Prerogative Court of Canterbury In the Goods of James Pike deceased Appeared Personally James Filbey of Egham in the County of Surrey Innkeeper and made oath that he is one of the subscribed witnesses to the execution of the last will and Testament of James Pike late of Uxbridge in the County of Middlesex deceased the said will bearing date the twenty fourth day of July in the year one thousand eight hundred and forty four and being now hereunto annex- ed and the Appearer further saith that on the said twenty fourth day of July the said Testator duly executed his said will by signing his name at the foot or end thereof as the same now appears in the pres- ence of him the Appearer and of William Filbey the other subsscribed witness thereto both of whom were present at the same time and that he the appearer and the said William Filbey thereupon attested and sub- scribed the said will as witnesses to the due execution thereof int he pres- ence of he said James Pike the Testator deceased James Filbey On Monday the twenty first day of July in the year one thousand eight hundred and forty five the said James Filbey was duly sworn to the truth of the aforegoing Affidavit Before me F T Pratt Sec Prest Wm G Clarkson Not Pub On the 26th July 1845 Admon (with the will annexed) of the goods chatt- els and credits of James Pike late of Uxbridge in the County of Middlesex Bachelor deceased was granted to John Pike the brother and a legatee named in the said will having been first sworn duly to administer No Executor or Residuary Legatee and William Pike the natural and lawful Father having first renounced the Letters of Admon (with the said will annex- ed) of the goods of the said deceased
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