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 Susanna Pike widow of Grove Place in the Parrish of Hammersmith in the County of Middlesex with I make in the manner following that is to say first I direct that all my just debts funeral and testamentary expences to be fully paid and satisfied I then give and bequeath unto my niece Eleanor Whittingham wife of Charles Whittingham of Chiswick in County of Middlesex all my household fur- niture trinkets linning and wearing apparel and all other Property and all mo- ney that I shall die possed of or to witch I shall be intitled at the time of my decease except the money I have in the funds Long annuites that I will and be- queath the same to my nephew Charles John Whittingham son of Charles and Eleanor Whittingham at my death to be sold ??? and made use of for the benefit of the said Charles Jhon Whittingham and in case he should not attain the age of twenty one years then I bequeath it to his brother William Whittingham son of the said Charles and Eleanor Whittingham and in case of his death to be ????????? among the surviving childring of the said Charles and Eleanor Whittingham and ????? witch I have bequeathed to my niece Eleanor Whittingham at her decease to be equally divided among her children and it is my desire and e???? request to be buried in the same grave with my dear departed husband William Pike in the same and ?????? coffin as he had and every thing the same as he had and I nominate and constitute and appoint my said niece Elleanor Whittingham sole Executor of this my will and hereby revoking all former and other wills by me at any time heretofore made I declare this to be my last will and testament in witness whereof I the said Susanna Pike have hereunto set my hand and seal this fifteenth day of April eighteen hundred and forty two LS Susanna Pike Signed sealed published and declared by the within named Susanna Pike as and for her last will and testament in the presence of us who in her presence at her request and in the presence of each other ??? hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses hereof Matthew Fenton Chiswick JR Winkings Gibson Cottage Kings Road Chelsea Proved at London 26th Feb 1848 before the Worshipful William Robinson Doctor of Laws and Surrogate by the oath of Eleanor (in the appointment written Elleanor) Whittingham wife of Charles Whittingham the great niece the sole executrix to whom admon was granted having been first sworn duly to administer Admon (Will) of goods unadministered granted at the principal Registry 5th of February 1877 to Jane Whittingham
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