Source: TNA, PROB 11/969
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 the third Day of July 1767 I William Pike of the Charterhouse in the County of Middlesex being of Good and Perfect Mind and Memory thanks be to Almighty God for the same I do make and Declare this my last Will and Testament in manner and form following (that is to say) First and Principally I do hereby make Mrs Mary Parry the wife of Thomas Parry my Executrix and that she Do Pay the Legacys I do here mention Item I Give to my Niece Mary Youngs wife of Thomas Youngs of Leverinton near Wi?berks in the Isle of Ely and County of Cambridge fifty pounds Good and lawful Money of England I Also Give to Thomas Taber the Son of John Taber and Deborah Tabor of Charterhouse lane in the Parish of Saint Sepulchres without the Sum of Ten pounds Good and lawful Money of England And I likewise Give to Ann Tabor the Daughter of John Taber the Sum of Ten pounds Good and lawful Money of England and if either of them Dye before my Death the two ten pounds shall go to that that shall be living at the time of my Death And my Will is that my Executrix that is abovemention'd shall Bury me at as little Charge as possible may be with the House Allowance In Witness hereof I have hereunto set my hand and Seal the third Day of July as above written William Pike Witness that the same Testator did Acknowledge this his last Will and Testament in the Presence of us Wm Mitchell John Taber Deborah Taber This Will was proved at London the Eleventh Day of July in the year of our Lord One thousand Seven hundred and Seventy one before the Worshipful Andrew Colt?e Dunerol Doctor of Laws Surrogate of the Right Worshipful George Hay also Doctor of Laws Master Keeper or Commissary of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury lawfully Constituted by the Oath of Mary Parry Widow the Sole Executrix named in the said Will to whom Administration was Granted of all and Singular the Goods Chattels and Credits of the Deaseased she having been first sworn Duly to adster
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