30 May 1807 Will of John Pike of Wantage, Berkshire (proved 19 April 1814)

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

Source: TNA, PROB 11/1555

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The last Will & Testament
of me John Pike the Elder of Wantage in the County of Berks Cooper
which I hereby make publish and declare in manner & form following
that is to say First I desire that all my Just debts Funeral and
Testamentary Expenses be fully paid and satisfied and subject to such

payment I give & bequeath unto my dear Wife Mary Pike her Exors &
Admors absolutely all and singular my household Goods & Furniture ??
Stock in Trade ready Money Securities for Money Debts due & owing to
me and all other my personal Estate & Effects whatsoever & wheresoever
of which I may die possessed of or intitled unto And I do hereby nominate
constitute and appoint my said Wife sole Executrix of this my last Will &
Testament hereby revoking all former & other Wills by me at any time
heretofore made In Testimony whereof I the said John Pike hath hereunto
set my hand and seal the thirtieth day of May in the year of our Lord
One thousand eight hundred and seven  John Pike Senr LS Signed 
Sealed published and Declared by the said John Pike the Testator as and
for his last Will & Testament in the presence of us who in his presence at
his request and in the presence of each other have subscribed our Names
as Witnesses thereto  Wm Frogley  Wm Pinden

Proved at London 19th April 1814 before the Judge by the Oath
of Mary Pike Widow the Relict and sole Executrix to whom Admon
was granted being sworn by Comon duly to Admr

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