Elizabeth Spackman of Calne - Her Will

Friday, 6 December 2013 08:11 PM GMT

Contributed by: Jerry Green

 Elizabeth died on 1st June 1798 aged 78 and was buried at Clyffe Pypard on 5th June 1798. She is not on my Family Tree.

 In the Name of God Amen I Elizabeth Spackman of Sandy Lane in the Parish of Calne in the County of Wilts Widow Do hereby make publish and declare this my last Will and Testament in manner and form following that is to say In the first place I will and direct that my Body be buried at the Parish of Cleeve Pypard in the County aforesaid as near to my late husband as conveniently may be And as to my Estate and effects I Give Devise and bequeath the same in manner following that is to say I Give and bequeath unto my Two Sons Roger Spackman of Chavel in the County of Wilts and William Spackman of Sandy Lane in the County of Wilts the Sum of Two Hundred and Sixty Pounds Upon Trust nevertheless and to the intent and purpose that they or the Survivor of them or the Executors or Administrators of such Survivor do and shall as soon as conveniently maybe after my Decease lay out and invest the same in Government or some other good publick or private Security or Securities in the Names of them the said Roger and William Spackman or the Survivor of them or of the Executors or Administrators of such Survivor And do and shall pay apply or dispose of the Interest Dividends or Proceeds there of as the same shall from time to time become due and payable To and for the sole purpose use and benefit of my Daughter Mary Rumming the Wife of John Rumming of Hillmarton in the said County of Wilts for and during the Term of her natural life And from and immediately after her Decease Then I Give and bequeath the said Principal Sum of Two Hundred and Sixty Pounds To and amongst all and every the Child and Children of my said Daughter Mary Rumming that shall be living at the time of her Decease to be Equally divided between them Share and Share alike The same to be paid to them Severally and respectively as they shall attain the Age or Ages of Twenty one years And the Interests of Each Childs Share during his or her Minority be laid out for and to wards his or her Education and maintenance I also give and bequeath to my Daughter Mary Rumming the further sum of ten pounds to be laid out for Mourning for me Which said sum of Ten Pounds and also the Interest Dividends and Proceeds of the said Two Hundred and Sixty Pounds I Will and direct shall be paid by the said Trustees into her own proper Hands To and for her own Sole and Separate Use it being my intention and desire that the same Shall not be subject or liable to the Debts or Controul of her present or any future Husband And therefore I Will and direct that her Receipt alone not with Standing her present or any future Coverture shall from time to time be Sufficient Discharge to the said Trustees and Executors for the same I also give and bequeath unto my Son in Law William Rogers of Fotherton in the said County of Wilts Baker and Malster the sum of five Guineas to be laid out for Mourning for me I also give and bequeath to my said Son Roger Spackman the sum of One Hundred Pounds I also give and bequeath to my said Son William Spackman the sum of Two Hundred Pounds I Also give and bequeath to my Son Thomas Spackman of Bradford in the County of Wilts Cabinetmaker the sum of One Hundred and Sixty Pounds and my Silver pint cup I Also give and bequeath to my Son Jacob Spackman of Bremhill in the County aforesaid the sum of Two hundred Pounds. And I Will and direct that all the said Legacies here in before given shall be paid with in six months after my Decease I Also give and bequeath to my Daughter in Law Alice Spackman Wife of my said Son Jacob Spackman my Diamond Ring and to my Daughter in Law Ann Spackman Wife of my Son Roger Spackman my Silver Snuff Box I also give and bequeath my Wearing Apparel of every kind whatsoever unto my said Daughter Mary Rumming I also give and bequeath unto my said Son William Spackman All my Household Furniture Plate Linnen and China Subject nevertheless to and chargeable with the payment of Four Pounds apiece to his Three Brothers Roger Thomas and Jacob with in Six Months after ny Decease And all the Rest Residue and Remainder of my Estate and Effects of what nature or kind soever and where so ever and not herein before disposed of after paying all my just Debts Legacies and Funeral Expenses I give devise and bequeath unto my said Sons Roger William Thomas and Jacob Spackman Equally to be Divided between them Share and Share a like And I do hereby nominate constitute and appoint my said Sons Roger Spackman and William Spackman Executors of this my Will In Witness where of I have hereunto set my Hand and Seal this nineteenth day of May in the year of our Lord One Thousand Seven Hundred and Eighty Seven.
Elizabeth Spackman in the presence of Wm Selfe Junior? and Francis Broome

At Devizes on the 8th day of August 1798 Roger Spackman one of the joint Executors above named /the like power being reserved to William Spackman the other Executor / was duly sworn before me
Effects under £1000

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