11 August 1836 Will of William Pike of Diss, Norfolk (proved 09 November 1836)

The original will can be obtained online from The National Archives.

Source: TNA, PROB 11/1869

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This is the last Will and
Testament of me William Pike of Diss in the County of Norfolk
Brewer's Clerk I give and bequeath unto Elizabeth my wife (subject to
the payment of all my just debts which I shall owe at my decease my
funeral Charlges and the Expences attending the Probate and Execution of
this my Will) All my Personal Estate Goods Chattels and Effects whatsoever
and wheresoever and also all such sum and sums of money as shall
become due and payable upon or by virtue of a certain Policy of
assurance on my life granted by the "Sun Life Assurance Society" to
hold the same to her the said Elizabeth my wife to and for her own
absolute use benefit and disposal I nominate constitute and appoint the
said Elizabeth my wife Executrix and Thomas Lombe Taylor of Diss
aforesaid Gentleman Executor of this my last Will and Testament In witness
whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this eleventh day of
August in the Year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty
six      William Pike      Signed sealed published and
declared by the said William Pike as and for her last Will and
Testament in the presence of us who in his presence at his request and
in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as
witnesses thereto     Henry Ward     Wm Sparrow

Proved at London the 9th Nov 1836 before the Judge by the oaths of
Elizabeth Pike Widow the Relict and Thomas Lombe Taylor the Executors
to whom admon was granted having been first sworn by Common duly to

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