18 November 1813 Will of John Pike of Kintbury, Berkshire (proved 20 May 1814)

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

Source: TNA, PROB 11/1556

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In the Name of God Amen
I John Pike of Kintbury in the County of Berks do make & publish
this my last Will & testament in manner & form following that is
to say I will & direct that all my just debts Funeral & Testamentary
Expences be fully paid & satisfied by my Exor hereinafter named
as soon after my decease as conveniently may be & subject thereto
I give to my sister Martha Seymour Five pound I give to my
Nece Sarah Seymour five pound I give to my Brother in law
John Seymour ten pound & if any of my Sons should be living
at my decease what money remains after paying the above
legacies I desire may equally divided between them share and
share alike if none living I give to my Sister Elizabeth Watts
one pound I give to my Sister Sarah Pike one pound And I
do hereby nominate constitute & appoint my Brother in law
John Seymour of Kintbury my Executor of this my last Will and
hereby revoking annulling & making void all former & other
Will or Wills by me at any time or times I do declare this above
to be my last Will & testament have hereunto set my hand and
seal this 18 day of November in the year of our Lord 1813 The mark
of x John Pike LS  signed sealed published & declared by the said
John Pike the testator as & for his last Will & testament in the presence
of us who in his presence & at his erquest & in the presence of each
other have subscribed our Names as witnesses thereof  John Rogers
James Bates

Proved at London 20th May 1814 before the Judge by the oath of John
Seymour the sole Exor to whom admon was granted being sworn by comon duly to admr

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