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William Dunkley of Kislingbury - his Will made 30th May 1814

This will helps to provide links between Dunkleys in Kislingbury and Rothersthorpe. This is the last Will and testament of me William Dunkley of Kislingbury in the County of Northampton Butcher in manner and form following (that is to say) First I give devise and bequeath all and every my Closes Lands and Hereditaments in Kislingbury aforesaid which I purchased of Mr John Hale unto John Manning of Kislingbury aforesaid Butcher who married my Niece Ann Dunkley and to his heirs and assigns for ever Subject nevertheless and charged and chargeable and I do hereby charge and subject the same to and with the Payment of such of my Debts (if any) as my Personal Estate herein after mentioned shall fall short of or be deficient to pay (except the Mortgage Debt herein after mentioned. Also I give and devise all that my close or inclosed Ground with the appurtenances in Kislingbury unto my Great Niece Ann Manning (the Daughter of the said John Manning and ann his wife) and to her heirs and assigns for ever. Also I give and devise All my closes Lands and Hereditaments in Kislingbury aforesaid which I purchased of Mr S Howes and samuel Barnardiston Howes her Son and others to me Nephew John Dunkley (Son of my Brother Samuel Dunkley) and to his Heirs and assigns forever Subject neverteless and charged and chargeable and i do hereby charge and subject the same to and with the Payment of the Sum of Four hundred Pounds of lawful Money current in Great Britain part of the Principal Sum of Six hundred Pounds now due and owing or secured upon the said Premises with other Lands in Thrup otherwise Rothersthorpe in the said County of Northampton herein after mentioned and two third parts of the Interest which shall be then due for the said Sum of Six hundred Pounds he my said Nephew John Dunkley taking or being intitled to all arrears of Rent if any due for the same Premises at the time of my Decease Also I give and devise all those my three messuages cottages or Tenements with their appurtanences situate and being in Kislingbury aforesaid now or late in the several occupations of =//=//= Elizabeth Dunkley, John Davies and unto my Friends Daniel Bosworth of Holdenby in the said County of Northampton Grazier and John Buswell of Upton in the said County of Northampton Grazier their heirs and assigns upon the Trusts and to and for the Ends Intents and Purposes herein after mentioned expressed and declared of and concerning the same , that is to say Upon trust that they the said Daniel Bosworth and John Buswell or the Survivor of them his Heirs or assigns do and shall permit and suffer the said Elizabeth Dunkley the widow of my late Brother Henry Dunkley to live reside and dwell in one of the said messuages cottages or Tenements for //=// and during the term of her natural life and do and shall let and set the others of the said Messuages Cottages or Tenements for the most improved yearly Rent which can be procured for the same and by and out of the Rents Issues and Profits there of do and shall in the first place keep the said
Premises in Repair and then pay all the Surplus of such Rents to the said Elizabeth Dunkley for her own use and benefit for and during her life, And from and immediately after her Decease I give devise and bequeath all those my said last mentioned messuages cottages or Tenements with their appurtanences unto the said John Manning the Husband of my said Niece and to his Heirs and assigns for ever. Also I give and devise All my messuages cottages or Tenements Lands and Hereditaments in Kislingbury aforesaid which I purchased of Mr John Walker unto my Brother Thomas Dunkley his Heirs and assigns for ever. Also I give and devise All my Lands Hereditaments and Real Estate in the Parish of Thrup otherwise Rothersthorpe in the said County of Northampton unto my Nephew William Dunkley , son of my said Brother Samuel Dunkley / and to his Heirs and assigns for Ever Subject nevertheless and charged and chargeable and I do hereby charge and subject the same to and with the Payment of the Sum of Two hundred Pounds of lawful Money current in Great Britain being the residue of the said Principal Sum of Six hundred Pounds now due and owing and secured upon the said Premises jointly with the said other Lands in Kislingbury aforesaid herein before mentioned and the remaining third part of the Interest which shall be due for the said Sum of Six hundred Pounds he my said Nephew William Dunkley taking or being intitled to all arrears of rent if any due for the said Premises at the time of my decease. also I give devise and bequeath unto my Dear wife Agnes Dunkley and her assigns for and during the term of her natural Life One Annuity clear? yearly Rent Charge or Annual Sum of one hundred Pounds of lawful Money aforesaid free and clear of and from all Taxes Deductions and outgoings whatsoever to be yearly [] going and payable out of and charged and chargeable upon All and every other my messuages Closes Meadows Lands Hereditaments and Real Estate in Kislingbury aforesaid not herein before devised and in Harpole in the said county of Northampton to be paid to my said wife and her assigns by four equal quarterly Payments in each and every year at or upon four several and respective Days or times in the year herein after mentioned, that is to say the twenty fourth day of June the twenty ninth day of September the twenty first day of December and the twenty fifth day of March in every Year. The first Payment thereof to begin and be made at or upon such of the said Days or times of Payment as shall first and next happen after my Decease Andf in Case the said Annuity yearly Rent charge or annual Sum of one hundred Pounds or any Part thereof shall be behind or unpaid by the space of Twenty one days next over or after any or either of the Days or times whereupon the same shall become due and payable Then i do hereby give and grant unto my said wife and her assigns the same Power authority and Remedies for Recovery thereof as is by Law given to Landlords to recover arrears of Rent, And subject to the said Annuity yearly Rent charge or Annual Sum of One hundred Pounds and to the Powers and Remedies hereby given and provided for Recovery thereof I do hereby give devise and bequeath all and every my said last mentioned messuages closes meadows Lands Hereditaments and Real Estate whatsoever situate standing lying and being in Kislingbury and Harpole aforesaid with their and every of their Appurtanences unto the said Daniel Bosworth and John Boswell their Heirs and assigns Nevertheless upon the several Trusts and to and for the several Ends Intents and Purposes herein after mentioned expressed and declared of and concerning the same (that is to say) Upon Trust that they the said Daniel Bosworth and john Boswell or the Survivor of them his Heirs or Assigns do and shall permit and suffer my said wife Agnes Dunkley to live reside and dwell in my present Dwelling house in Kislingbury aforesaid for and during the Term of her natural Life and do and shall permit and suffer the said John Manning and Ann his wife to have the sole use occupation and enjoyment of my said last mentioned messuages closes Meadows Lands Hereditaments and Real Estate in Kislingbury and Harpole aforesaid until their Eldest Son William Dunkley Manning shall attain the age of Twenty five yeares in Case they the said John Manning and Ann his wife shall both of them jointly so long live and in the mean time provide for maintain cloath educate and bring up their said son William Dunkley Manning and also their Sons John Manning and Thomas Manning in a suitable and proper manner but if either of them the said John Manning and Ann his wife shall depart this Life before the said William Dunkley manning shall attain the said age of Twenty five years Then upon Trust to permit and suffer the Survivor of them the said John Manning and Ann his wife to have the sole use occupation and Enjoyment of the said Premises until the said William Dunkley Manning shall attain the said age of Twenty five years in case such Survivor of them the said John Manning and Ann his wife shall during all that time provide for Coathe maintain educate and bring up the said William Dunkley Manning John Manning the Son and Thomas Manning in a suitable and proper Manner and to the Satisfaction of my said Trustees or the Survivor of them his Heirs or assigns and in Case the said John Manning and ann his wife shall both depart this Life before their said Son William Dunkley Manning shall attain the said age of Twenty five years or if the Survivor of them the said John manning and Ann his wife shall not in all respects provide for cloath maintain educate and bring up the said William Dunkley Manning John Manning the Son and Thomas Manning in a suitable and becoming manner to the satisfaction of my said Trustees. then upon Trust that they the said Daniel Bosworth and John Boswell or the survivor of them his heirs and assigns do and shall let set and demise all the said last mentioned messuages closes meadows Lands Hereditaments and real Estate in kislingbury and Harpole aforesaid with their and every of their appurtanences to a good and responsible Tenant or Tenants for the most and best improved yearly Rent or Rents which can or may be reasonably procured or obtained for the same and by and out of the Rents Issues and Profits do and shall in the first place pay and discharge all Taxes Deductions and outgoings whatsoever and keep and maintain the said Premises in good and substantial Repair and in the next place do and shall pay and apply all the Residue and Surplus of such Rents and Profits to and for the Maintenance of the said Ann the wife of the said John Manning if she should happen to be such Survivor and to and for the Maintenance Education cloathing and bringing up of the said William Dunkley Manning John Manning the son and Thomas Manning until the said William Dunkley Manning shall attain the said age of Twenty five years in such Manner as they the said Trustees shall think proper for the benefit of the said children, and when and as soon as the said William Dunkley Manning shall attain the said age of Twenty five years Then I give and devise unto the said William Dunkley Manning and to his Heirs and assigns forever all my Closes lands and Hereditaments in kislingbury aforesaid which I purchased of Mr Joseph Hall and also all that my Close or Meadow in Kislingbury aforesaid called the Mill Holme containing by estimation eight acres or there abouts now in my own Occupation, And also all that piece of Ground in kislingbury aforesaid called Peak's Piece containing by estimation One acre or thereabouts now or late in the Occupation of Mr? Davis with theire respective Appurtanences, and when and as soon as he the said William Dunkley Manning shall have attained the said age of Twenty five years and become intitled to the said Premises so herein before devised to him Then upon Trust to permit and suffer my said Niece Ann the wife of the said John Manning to have the sole use occupation and enjoyment of all rest and [] of my said Messuages Lands and Hereditaments in Kislingbury and Harpole aforesaid for and during the term of her natural life he providing for her Sons the said John Manning and Thomas Manning thereout, And from and after her Decease then I give and devise All that my messuage or Farmhouse wherin I now inhabit and dwell with the Yards Gardens Orchards Barns Stables outbuildings and appurtanences thereunto belonging including therein the Messuage or Tenement Homestead and Premises which I purchased of Francis Linnell unto the said William Dunkley Manning his heirs and assigns forever, And also from and after the Decease of the said Ann the wife of the said John Manning I give and devise all my Closes Meadsows Lands and Hereditaments in Kislingbury aforesaid which I purchased of John Cole Gentleman And also all that my Messuage Cottage or Tenement with the Appurtanences in Kislingbury which I purchased of Benjamin Cockerill, and also all those my two Closes or inclosed Grounds with their appurtanences in Kislingbury aforesaid called Honey Dole and Middle Furlong containing by Estimation Twelve acres or thereabouts and all other my Lands in Kislingbury aforesaid not herein before disposed of unto the said John Manning the Son of the said John Manning and Ann his wife and to his Heirs and assigns forever, And also from and after the Decease of the said Ann the wife of the said John Manning I give and devise all my said Lands Hereditaments and Real Estates in Harpole aforesaid unto the said Thomas Manning (the Son of the said John Manning and Ann his wife) and to his Heirs and assigns forever, And in Case either of them the said William Dunkley Manning, John Manning the son and Thomas Manning shall depart this Life under the asge of Twenty five years without issue Then I give and devise All the Messuages Closes Meadows Lands Hereditaments and real Estate herein before given and devised to him so dying unto the Survivors of them and to their Heirs and assigns forever as Tenants in Common and not as joint Tenants Also I give and bequeath unto my said wife Agnes Dunkley One Moiety or half part of all my Household Goods and Furniture whatsoever Also I give and bequeath unto the said Dasniel Bosworth and John Boswell All that the othere Moiety or half part of all my said Household Goods and Furniture whatsoever, And also all my Dairy and Brewing vessell and also all my Monies and Securities for Money and Debts and monies owing to me from any Person or Persons whomsoever, And also all my Implements and Utensils in Husbandry Stock of Cattle Corn Grain and Hay and growing Crops and all other my Personal Estate and Effects whatsoever and wheresoever and of every Nature sort or kindsoever, To Hold the same unto the said Daniel Bosworth and John Boswell their Executors administrators and Assigns nevertheless upon the several Trusts and to and for the several Ends intents and Purposes herein after mentioned expressed and declared of and concerning the same (that is to say) Upon Trust that they the said Daniel bosworth and John boswell or the Survivor of them his Executors administrators or assigns do and shall thereout in the first place pay satisfy and discharge all Debts due and owing from me to any Person or Persons whomsoever whether on mortgage Bond note or otherwise except the mortgage debts before mentioned and likewise my Funeral Expenses and the charges of proving this my will and also all the Costs Charges Journies damages Trouble and Expences which they my said Trustees or either of them their or either of their Heirs Executors Administrators or assigns shall or may from time to time necessarily pay lay out inceve? sustain expend or be put unto in about or concerning the Trusts hereby in them reposed re the Management and Execution thereof and do and shall retain and keep the Sum of Twenty five Pounds apiece as a small Token of the Friendship and esteem which I entertain for them and for the Trouble they will have in the Execution of this my will And upon further Trust that they the said Daniel Bosworth and John Boswell or the Survivor of them his Executors administrators or assigns do and shall pay the sum of five Shillings Weekly at every Week to my Brother Edward Dunkley for life and do and shall pay assign transfer and deliver over all the then Rest and Residue of my said Trust monies and Personal Estate unto the said John Manning the Husband of my said Niece Ann Manning To and for his own Use and benefit absolutely, And I do hereby will and declare that is shall and may be lawful to and for and I do hereby accordingly order and direct my said Trustees the said Daniel Bosworth and John Boswell and each of them their and each of their Heirs Executors administrators and assigns by and out of the Monies which shall come to their any or either of their Hands by virtue of this my will in the first place to deduct retain to and reimburse himself and themselves respectively all Loss costs Charges Journies Damages Trouble and Expenses which they any or either of them shall or may from time to time necessarily incur sustain expend or be put unto in about or concerning the Trusts hereby in them reposed or the Management or Execution thereof And I do hereby further will and declare that they my said Trustees the said Daniel Bosworth and John Boswell shall not be answerable or accountable the one of them for the other of them nor with or for the act Deed Receipt Neglect or Default Heirs Executors Administrators or assigns of the other of them but each of them for himself only and for his own Heirs Executors Administrators Assigns be answerable or accountable for any more Monies than what he or they shall severally actually receive nor with or for the Loss of all or any part of the said Trust monies unless such loss shall happen or be occasioned by or through his or their own wilful Neglect Default or Mismanagement, And I do hereby nominate constitute and appoint my said Trustees the said Daniel Bosworth and John Boswell joint Executors of this my last will and Testament nevertheless upon the several Trusts and to and for the several ends intents and Purposes herein before mentioned expressed and declared And Lastly i do hereby revoke disannul and make void all former and other will and wills by me at any time or times heretofore made and do declare and publish this and this alone to be and contain my true and whole last will and Testament In witness whereof I the said William Dunkley the Testator have to this my last will and Testament contained in and written on this and the eight preceding sheets of Paper set my Hand and Seal in manner following (that is to say) my Hand to the eight preceding Sheets and my Hand and Seal to this ninth and last Sheet the thirtieth day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fourteen
Wm Dunkley

On the 6th day of May 1818 Daniel Bosworth of Holdenby in the County of Northampton Farmer and Grazier and John Boswell of Upton in the said County of Northampton Farmer and Grazier the Executors named in the within written will were then sworn well and faithfully to perform the same according to Law and that the deceased at time of his death (which happened on the twenty eighth day of March 1817) was not possessed of a Personal Estate to the amount of Four thousand Pounds
before me
Cha Henry Tufnell Surrogate
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