Source: TNA, PROB 11/1833
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 Saint Martins in the Fields in the City of Westminster Tailor in manner following that is to say I give devise and bequeath unto my mother in law Frances Pike the widow of my late deceased Father William Pike all my real and personal estate and effects whatsoever and wheresoever and of what tenure or nature soever and in or to which I may have any estate right title or interest To hold to her the said Frances Pike her heirs executors admors and assigns and I subject my personal estate and effects to the payment of all my just debts funderal and Testamentary expences and I apopint the said Frances Pike sole executrix of this my Will hereby revoking all former Wills by me made and declaring this to be my last In Witness whereof I the said William Pike the Testator have hereunto set my hand and affixed my Seal this twenty first day of September one thousand eight hundred and thirty two Wm Pike Signed sealed published and declared by the said William Pike the Testator as and for his last Will and Testament in the presence of us who in his presence at his request and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as Witnesses L W Jains Chas Frankland I L Banyard Proved at London the 25th June 1834 before the Judge by the oath of Frances Pike widow the sole executrix to whom admon was granted having been first sworn by Comon duly to administer
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