Source: TNA, PROB 11/1776
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 William Pike of Cotton Street in the Parish of All Saints Poplar in the County of Middlesex Boatswain of the Honorable East India Company's Ship Inglis as follows I give devise and bequeath to my dear wife Susannah Elizabeth Pike all my Estate and Effects of what nature or kind soever and wheresoever for and during the term of her natural life And from and immediately after her decease I give devise and bequeath the same and every part thereof to and amongst all my Children by my said wife to be equally divided amongst them share and share alike with benefit of survivorship during their respective minorities And in case all my said Children shall die without leaving lawful issue living at their deaths respectively then I give devise and bequeath my said Estate and Effects unto my said dear wife her heirs executors administrators and assigns for ever And I do nominate and appoint my said dear wife sole Executrix of this my last Will and Testament hereby revoking all former wills by me at any time heretofore made In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this sixteenth day of January One thousand eight hundred and twenty five William Pike LS Witness Jno Taggart Chas Sabine Henry Priskcombe Proved at London 7th September 1830 before the Worshipful Charles Coote Dr of Laws & Surre by the oath of Susannah Elizabeth Picke widow the Relict the sole Executrix to whom Admon was granted having been first sworn duly to administer
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