23 November 1824 Will of John Pike of New Windsor, Berkshire (proved 13 September 1833)

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

Source: TNA, PROB 11/1821

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This is the last Will and Testament
of me John Pike of New Windsor in the County of Berks which I make in
the following manner namely I give and devise unto Mr Thomas Arthur Moore the

sum of forty pounds and after payment of my just debts funeral and testamentary
expences it is my Will and desire that the Residue or Remainder
of all my real and personal property that I shall die possessed of shall be
divided into two equal parts the one to be paid to my Wife Rebecca Pike as soon
as convenient may be after my decease and the other to be paid to my daur
Jemina Pike when she shall have attained the age of twenty one years
and I do hereby appoint the aforesaid mr Thomas Arther Moore of New Windsor
sole Executor of this my last Will and Testament In Witness whereof
I have set my hand and seal this twenty third day of November in the year
of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty four The mark of
John Pike  signed sealed published and declared in the presence of us
who in his presence at his request and in the presence of each other have
hereunto subscribed our names as Witnesses  John Gannfield  James
Slatter  Nathaniel Sedgley  of New Windsor

Proved at London 13th Septr 1833 before the Worshipful William Calverley
Curteis Doctor of Laws and Surrogate by the Oath of Thomas Arthur Moore
the sole Executor to whom Admon was granted having been first sworn duly to

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