Source: TNA, PROB 11/911
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.
I Give to my Brother Thomas Pyke fifty pound besides the Bond of fifty pound which he had before I give to my Brother Edward Pike fifty pound I give five pound to Hannah Welch of London I give ten pound to Thomas Morley of London all the rest of my Effects I give to my Sister Elizabeth Pridham whom I make my whole and sole Executrix Signed by me this 21 st of July 1765 John Pyke Witness Benja Peckford Alexdr Guard This Will was proved at London the tenth Day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and sixty five before the Right Worshipful George Hay Doctor of Laws Master Keeper or Commissary of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury lawfully constituted by the Oath of Elizabeth Pridham 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 said deceased having been first sworn by Commission duly to administer
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