Source: TNA, PROB 11/1496
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.
In the Name of God Amen I Sarah Pike of of the Town and County of Poole Single Woman Do make this my last Will and Testament in manner and form following (that is to say) I recommend my Soul to the hands of Almighty God who gave it and my Body to be buried in a decent manner as to my worldly affairs I dispose of the same in manner and form following Item I give to my Nephew William Pike one shilling of lawful Money of Great Britain and after my Funeral Expences are paid and all other Just Debts I give the Remainder of my property be what it may and where it may be to my Sister Susannah Colborne and my two Nieces Susannah Hayward and Martha Colborne ^ to be equally divided between them ^ the widow of my late Nephew William Colborne share and share alike I hereby nominate and appoint Susannah Colborne Susannah Hayward and Martha Colborne my Joint Executrix In witness herein I have set my hand and seal this eighteenth day of January One thousand eight hundred and nine The Mark of S P Sarah Pike LS Witness Hanl Halthars Robt Miller This Will was proved at London the twenty sixth day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and nine before the Right Honorable Sir John Nicholl Knight Doctor of Laws & Master Keeper or Commissary of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury lawfully constituted by the Oath of Susannah Colborne Widow the Sister Susannah Hayward Widow and Martha Colborne Widow the Nieces of the deceased and the Executrixes named in the said will to whom administration of all and singular the Goods Chattels and Credits of the said deceased was granted having been first sworn duly to administer
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