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Edward King of Harwell - his Will - 9 December 1800

Edward was my first cousin 7 times removed. More of his details can be found here.

 I Edward King of Harwell in the County of Berks yeoman (Son of Francis King late of Harwell aforesaid

Yeoman deceased) being of sound and perfect Mind Memory and understanding (Thanks be to God for the same) do make
and declare this present writing to be my last will and Testament Imprimis Whereas by an Indenture of
Assignment under the Hand and Seal of John Banks of Wootton in the County of Oxford Clerk bearing Date on or about the sixth
Day of December one Thousand Seven Hundred and Seventy Five by some other lawful ways or means I am intitled to the
Sum of Five Hundred Pounds of lawful Money of Great Britain with Interest on Security of the Poor Rates of sundry
Parishes within the City of Oxford Now I do hereby Give and Bequeath the said Sum of Five Hundred Pounds together
with the Security which I have taken for the same and all Interest which shall be due thereon at my Death unto my
Son in Law Mr Richard Elderfield of Harwell aforesaid yeoman and my respected Friend Mr Timothy Tyrrall of Harwell
aforesaid yeoman their Executors and Administrators Upon Trust nevertheless and to the Intent that they the said
Richard Elderfield and Timothy Tyrrell and the Survivor of them and the Executors and Administrators of such survivor do and
shall from time to time pay all the Interest Money which they shall receive for the said Five Hundred Pounds unto my Sister
in Law Martha Pope during her natural Life in case only that she continue unmarried And from and after her Decease or
Marriage (which shall first happen) Upon Trust to call in the said Five Hundred Pounds and to pay and distribute the
same in manner following (that is to say) unto my Grandson David King One Hundred Pounds with proportionable Interest
unto my Grandson Jesse King One Hundred Pounds with proportionable Interest unto my Granddaughter Elizabeth
Smith One Hundred Pounds with proportionable Interest and unto my Grandson in Law Mr Robert Darling of East
Ilsley in the County of Berks his Executors and Administrators the remaing Two Hundred Pounds with
proportionable Interest The said Two Hundred Pounds when paid to be in full satisfaction and Discharge of the
Sum of Two Hundred Pounds for which (with other money) I have given Bond to the said Robert Darling it being my
express Will and Direction that the said Sum of Two Hundred Pounds shall be paid by my said Trustees out of the said
Five Hundred Pounds and that the same or any part thereof shall not be paid by my Executors hereinafter named And if any
or either of them the said David King Jesse King and Elizabeth Smith shall depart this life before such Distribution of
the said Five Hundred Pounds and Interest shall be made then Upon Trust to pay the Part or Share or Parts or Shares of
him her or them so dying unto the Survivor or Survivors of them and if more than one survivor the same to be divided equally
between them Provided always that my said Trustees and the Survivorof them and his Executors and Administrators shall
from time to time out of the Interest and Produce of the said Five Hundred Pounds reimburse themselves all their and
every of their Expenses in the Execution of the Trusts hereby in them reposed And I do hereby direct and appoint that my
Executors hereinafter named within three Months next after my Decease shall execute legal Assignment of the said
Security for the said Five Hundred Pounds and Interest unto the said Richard Elderfield and Timothy Tyrrell their
Executors Administrators and Assigns or unto the Survivor of them his Executors Administrators and assigns and at the same
Time deliver unto them or some or one of them the said recited Indenture of assignment and all other Writings and Evidence
whatsoever relating o the said Five Hundred Pounds or the Interest thereof Item Whereas I have [] all my
Copyhold Estate and Premises to the use of my last Will Now I do give and devise unto my Sister in Law Martha Pope and her
assigns All that my Messuage or Tenement orchard and Premises with the Appurtenances in Harwell aforesaid which I heretofore
purchased of my late Mother in Law Sarah Pope To hold the said Messuage or Tenement orchard and Premiseswith the Appurtenances
unto my said Sister in law Martha Pope and her assigns for so long Time as she shall live and continue unmarried after my
Decease Item I give and bequeath unto my said Sister in Law the use and Wear of all such Parts as she shall choose of my
Household Goods from the Time of my Decease until she shall either die or be married I do hereby also give her Authority to dispose
of the same after her Decease or Marriage to such of my Grandchildren as she shall think fit And in case she shall make no such Disposition
of them then I do hereby give the same goods unto my Executors herein after named Also I/ decare it to be my Will that during the continuance of the
Term for which I hold the Almshouse Farm in Harwell aforesaid my said sister in law if she pleases shall live in and enjoy the two best Rooms
 
of the House thereto belonging with Way and Passage there to and there from at all Times without paying any
Rent for the same Item I give and devise unto my grandson Francis Loder All those my four Acres of arable Land and
one Half thereof Meadow Ground by Estimation within the Fields and Meadows of Harwell aforesaid which I heretofore
purchased of one Thomas Halloway and my said late Mother in law And also all those my Three Acres of arable land by
Estimation and Commons in Harwell aforesaid which I  puchased of my Sisters in law Deborah Pope and Martha []and my
said Mother in Law with the appurtenances And also my one Acre and an half by Estimation of arable Land lying in
a Place or Furlong called the Coomb in the Common Field of Harwell aforesaid and all that my orchard lying and being
on the North Side of the Lane called Buts? Street Lane in Harwell aforesaid To hold all such Parts of the said Premises as
either freehold or copyhold unto my said Grandson Francis Loder and his Assigns during the Term of his natural life and To hold all
such Parts thereof as are leasehold unto the said Francis Loder and his assigns for and during so much of the several? Term of Years
which are yet to come in the same Premises respectively as shall run out and expire in his Life Time and from and after his Decease
I do give and devise all the said Premises freehold copyhold and leasehold unto all and every the Child and Children of my
said Grandson Francis Loder (if he leave any lawful issue) and to the Heirs Executors Administrators and Assigns of such Child
and Children to be divided equally between or among them if more than one and they to take as Tenants in Common And for
Default of such issue I do give and devise all the said Premises unto my Granddaughter Sarah Darling her Heirs Executors
Administrators and Assigns Item I give and devise unto my Grandson David King (subject to the Estate for Life or until
Marriage of my said Sister in Law Martha Pope) All that my said Messuage or Tenement orchard and Premises with the
Appurtenances in Harwell aforesaid which I purchased of my said late Mother in Law I also give and devise unto my said
Grandson David King from and immediately after my Decease All the Rest Residue and Remainder of my Lands Tenements and
all other my real Estate and Estates whatsoever and wheresoever which are not herein before disposed of. To hold all such Parts thereof as
are either freehold or copyhold unto the said David King and his Assigns during the Term of his natural life and To hold all such Parts
thereof as are Leasehold unto the said David King and his assigns for and during so much of the several Terms of years which are yet to
come in the same Premises respectively as shall run out and expire in his Life Time And from and after his Decease I do give and
devise All the same Premises freehold copyhold and leasehold unto all and every the Child and Children of my said Grandson David
King (if he leave any lawful issue) and to the Heirs Executors Administrators and assigns of such Child and Children to be divided
equally between or among them if more than one and they to take as Tenants in Common And for default of such I [] do give and devise
all the said Premises unto my aforesaid Grandson Jesse King his Heirs Executors Administrators and Assigns Item all the Rest
Residue and Remainder of my Estate Ready Money Securities for Money Cattle Corn Goods and Chattels whatsoever and wheresoever
which are not herein before disposed of I do give and bequeath it all unto my two Grandsons David King and Francis Loder their
Executors Administrators and Assigns equally to be divided between them Subject to the Payment of all my just Debts and my
funeral and testamentary Expenses And Lastly I do nominate and appoint my said two Grandsons David King and Francis
Loder Executors jointly of this my last Will and Testament contained in two sheets of Paper hereby revoking and making void all others by
by me at any Time heretofore made. In Witness whereof I have to each Sheet here of set my Hand and put my Seal this ninth Day of
December in the year of our Lord one Thousand Eight Hundred
This Will being contained in two Sheets of Paper each Sheet here of was signed and
sealed and both together published and declared by the said Edward King the Testator
as and for his last Will and Testament in the presence of us who have subscribed our
Names hereto as Witnesses in his Presence and in the Presence of each other
Wm Elderfield?
Edmund Thomas
John Neate
 
February 18 1801
David King and Francis Loder the Grandsons as
Executors in this will named were sworn to the 
truth thereof as usual and also that the Effects
under two thousand Pounds
before me M Brown Surrogate
 
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