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George Mattingly of Inkpen - his Will - 24 Feb 1847

 George was my 5x G Uncle. More information can be seen here.

 This is the last Will and Testament
of me George Mattingly of Inkpen in the County of Berks Maltster
First I will order and direct the payment of all my just debts funeral and
testamentary expenses and the expenses of proving this my Will by my
Executor hereinafter named as soon as conveniently may be after my
decease I give and bequeath all and singular my Stock in trade household
goods plate linen and china and all monies monies in the funds securities

for money and all debts which may be due to me at the time of my
decease goods chattels Personal Estate and Effects of what nature or kind
soever except as hereinafter is mentioned unto Charles Osmond of Hungerford
in the County of Berks Postmaster his Executors administrators and assigns upon
trust in the first place as soon as conveniently may be after my decease in
his discretion to make sale and absolutely dispose of all and singular my
Stock in Trade personal estate and effects so hereinbefore given and bequeathed
to him (except as hereinafter so excepted) and invest the proceeds arising from
such sale in and upon the Parliamentary Stocks or funds of Great Britain
or at interest on Government securities in manner and to the uses hereinafter
mentioned I give devise and bequeath unto Charles Dopson of Kintbury in
the County of Berks aforesaid Blacksmith and Thomas Dopson of the same
place Blacksmith their heirs executors administrators and assigns all those my
two Freehold Cottages and Gardens belonging to the same situate at Inkpen little or
common in the Parish of Inkpen in the County of Berks aforesaid in manner
hereinafter mentioned that is to say unto Charles Dopson I give devise and
bequeath all that Freehold Cottage or Tenement situate lying and being at Inkpen
aforesaid and now in the occupation of Aaron Wallace as tenant thereof
unto Thomas Dopson I give devise and bequeath all that my Freehold Cottage
or Tenament situate at Inkpen aforesaid and being on the north side of the last
mentioned cottage and now in the occupation of William Baker as tenant thereof
of To hold the same unto them the said Charles Dopson and Thomas Dopson
their heirs and assigns for ever and I will order and direct and further give
and devise unto the said Thomas and Charles Dopson their heirs and assigns
the Garden Ground attached to the said two last mentioned cottages in manner
following that is to say I direct that the said
Charles Dopson shall pay to the said Thomas Dopson a Sum of money equivalant
for the larger portion of Garden Ground to which he will be entitled as vappertaining
to the Cottage so hereinbefore given to the said Charles Dopson in order that
the Garden ground appurtenant to each respective cottage although only separated
from each other by a footpath shall not be detached from the Cottage or Tenament
to which they respectively belong Whereas at the death of George Tucker of Clapton
in the Parish of Kintbury aforesaid a Yeoman I am entitled to a certain Sum
of money and I am desirous that the same shall be disposed of in manner following I give and bequeath the said Sum and every part thereof unto
Elizabeth Mason Wife of Thomas Mason of Kintbury Holt in the county of
Berks aforesaid her executors administrators and assigns to and for her own
separate use and benefit free from marital control independant of her present or
any future husband with whom she might intermarry and so that the same
shall not be liable to the debts management or engagements of her said present
or any future husband but solely for her own separate use benefit and disposal
Also I give and bequeath unto the said Elizabeth Mason her Executors administrators
and assigns the Clock at present standing in the Parlor of the dwelling
house in which I at present reside at Inkpen aforesaid But in case the said
Elizabeth Mason shall die previously to the death of the said George Tucker
then I direct that the said Sum to which I am entitled at the death of the
said George Tucker so hereinbefore given and bequeathed to the said Elizabeth
Mason shall be dealt with by my said Trustee or the Trustee for the time
being of this my will according to the same manner as is hereinbefore directed
to be done with the other portions of my said residuary personal Estate and
Effects and so subject to such and the same uses trusts interests and purposes
as are hereinafter expressed declared and contained of and concerning the same
Provided always and my will and meaning is that my said Trustee or the Trustee
for the time being of this my Will do and shall after payment of all my
just debts and testamentary expenses and the expenses incident to the execution of the
trusts hereby in him reposed invest the surplus of my residuary personal estate
and effects in and upon the Parliamentary Stocks or funds of Great Britain or upon

Government securities in his name in the following manner one eleventh
part or share thereof To and to the use of Charles Coxhead, one other
eleventh part or share thereof To the use of George Coxhead, one oth
part or share thereof to and to the use of John Coxhead (now in Foreign Parts)
one other eleventh part or share thereof to and to the use of James Coxhead
and one other eleventh part or share
thereof to and to the use of William Coxhead Children of my Sister Elizabeth
Coxhead by her husband William Coxhead lawfully begotten, one other eleventh
part or share thereof to the use of Henry Dopson and one other eleventh
part or share thereof to and to the use of my niece Elizabeth Dopson daughter
of my Sister Harriett Dopson by her husband Jonathan Dopson lawfully begotten
one other eleventh part or share thereof to and to the use of Robert Mattingly
Son of my Brother Michael Mattingly, one other eleventh part or share
thereof to and to the use of Sarah Osmond Wife of John Osmond of Hungerford
aforesaid Pork Butcher and Daughter of my Sister Elizabeth Coxhead lawfully
begotten and one other eleventh part or share thereof to and to the use
of my niece Mary Woodley Wife of James Woodley of Chaddleworth Berks
Carpenter and daughter of my said Sister Elizabeth Coxhead and I direct that
my Trustee or the Trustee for the time being of this my Will his executors
administrators or assigns do and shall withold the payment and distribution of the
aforesaid several bequests respectively until after the decease of my Sister Sarah
[] of Kintbury [] aforesaid Widow and the said George Tucker or the Survivor
of them always and from time to time adding the accumulations thereof to
acrue by investment as aforesaid to the principal share or shares of my said
Nephews and Nieces before mentioned except in the following cases which Inkpen
hereby empower my Trustee or the Trustee for the time being of this my
Will his executors administrators and assigns to pay as hereinafter is directed
I direct that my Trustee or the Trustee for the time being as aforesaid do
and shall pay to the said Robert Mattingly hereinbefore named and the said
William Coxhead also hereinbefore named as the respective Sons of my brother
Michael Mattingly and my Sister Elizabeth Coxhead the Sum to each
of them the said Robert Mattingly and William Coxhead of two shillings and
sixpence per week during the life or respective lives or during the life of the
survivor of them my said Sister Sarah Hawes? and the said George Tucker
until each of their respective shares shall be exhausted? and expended provided
also and my Will and meaning is that in case either of my said Nephews
or Nieces before named as partakers? of my residuary personal Estate and Effects
shall happen to depart this life previously to the death of my Sister the said
Sarah Hawes and the said George Tucker or the Survivor of them then I
direct that the share or respective shares of him or her so dying as aforesaid
shall go to and form part and parcel of in equal shares and proportions
of the share or respective shares of the survivor or survivors of them
my said Nephews and Nieces and be held by my Trustee or the Trustee for
the time being of this my Will his executors administrators and assigns
upon and for the same uses trusts intents and purposes hereinbefore expressed
declared and contained of and concerning the share or respective shares of
them my said Nephews and Nieces and hereinbefore given and bequeathed
to them as aforesaid and lastly I give devise and bequeath all the Estates vested
in me on any trusts or by way of Mortgage and which I have power
to dispose of by this my Will with their appurtenances unto my said Trustee
his executors administrators and assigns according to the nature and quality
thereof upon trust to hold or dispose of the said trust estates in the manner
in which they ought to be held or disposed of pursuant to the said trusts and
upon payment of the money secured upon mortgage to convey pr assign the
estates in mortgage to the person or persons entitled thereto for the time being
and I appoint the said Charles Osmond Executor in trust of this my Will

and I declare that it shall be lawful for my Executor to pay any debts
realised from my Estate upon any evidence he shall think proper to admit
and to adjust settle compromise and compound all amounts []
matters and things depending at the time of my decease between me
and any other person and persons whomsoever and hereby revoking all former or other Wills or Codicils heretobefore made by me I declare this alone and
this only to be and contain my last Will and Testament In Witness thereof
I the said George Mattingly the Testator have to this my last Will
and Testament written on four sheets or pieces of paper set and subscibed
my Hand and Seal in manner following that is to say my hand only to the
first three sheets thereof and my Hand and Seal to this fourth and last
sheet this twenty fourth day of February one thousand eight hundred and
forty seven - George Mattingly - Signed Sealed Published and
declared by the said George Matrtingly the Testator as and for his last Will
and Testament in the presence of us who have at his request in his presence
and in the presence of each other subscribed our names as Witnesses thereto
J Bunce of Hungerford Cooper - J H Williams of Hungerford Gentleman

Proved at London 30th September 1847 before the Worshipful William
Robinson Doctor of Laws and Surrogate by the Oath of Charles Osmond the sole
Executor to whom Admon was granted having been first sworn duly to
administer.

 

 

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