Source: TNA, PROB 11/1019
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 Thomas Pike the younger of Clements Lane Lombard Street London being weak in Body but of sound mind memory and understanding do make this my last Will and Testament in manner and form following First I desire to be privately Buried and after my Debts and Funeral Charges shall be paid the whole of my Estate Lands Tenements Hereditaments with all my Goods Chattels Plate Bonds Notes and all my other Properties of what kind soever to me appertaining or belonging at the time of my Decease I give devise and bequeath unto my much Honoured Father Thomas Pike of Cannon Street London Hatter whom I do hereby Constitute and appoint my whole and sole Executor of this my last Will and Testament and I do hereby revoke and Disannul all former Wills by me heretofore made declaring and confirming this and no other to be my last Will and Testament In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my Hand and Seal this nineteenth day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and seventy six Thos Pike JunrLS Signed Sealed Published and Declared by the Testator Thomas Pike the younger to be his last Will and Testament in the Presence of us Geo Ramshaw John Stephens Thos Hodgskin This Will was Proved atLondon the eighteenth day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and seventy six before the Worshipful William Macham Doctor of Laws and Surrogate of the Right Worshipful Sir George Hay Knight also Doctor of Laws Master keeper or Commissary of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury lawfully constituted by the Oath of Thomas Pike the Father of the Deceased and sole Executor named in the said Will to whom administration was granted of all and singular the Goods Chattels and Credits of the said Deceased he having been first sworn duly to Administer
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