Of the Green Family from Harpole, Northamptonshire their Ancestors and Relatives

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Simon Crook of Garsden - his Will - 2 Apr 1761

Simon was my 7x Great Uncle. More information can be seen here.

In the Name of God Amen I Simon Crook of Garsdon in the County of Wilts Clerk being of Sound and perfect Understanding Do make my last Will and Testament in manner following First my Will is that the Timber and Boards at Foxley Given to me by the late Mrs Ayliffe for Building and Repairing the Parsonage House there shall not be removed nor Disposed of, but left for my Worthy Successor for the Service of the Rectory Inprire? to my Sister Mary Uncles Fifty Pounds to my Sister Elizabeth Eddolls fifty pounds To my Two Nephews John Uncles and Simon Uncles Fifty Pounds each to my Nephew Thomas Uncles Fifty pounds To my Nephews Edward Baker Eddolls and John Eddolls and my Nieces Catherine Wife of Robert Crooke and Mary Eddolls and to Catherine Lane I Give Fifty Pounds each To George Knights Four Children I Give Fifty pounds Share and Share alike My Will and Meaning is that my Executrix hereinafter mentioned if She thinks Proper for the [] Dispose of either of their Shares in Schooling or []thing it shall be the same as if paid to them in Money I Give to my Sister Elizabeth Crook and to my Nephews Thomas Crook Edward Crook John Crook Simon Crook Robert Crook and to my Nieces Alice Crook? Elizabeth Crook and Catharine Crook Twenty Pounds each I Give to my Servants that shall be living with me at my Decease Five Pounds each To the Poor of Garsdon Five Pounds to be Distributed by my Executrix as She thinks Proper I Give to every Poor Family living in Foxley at the time of my Decease Ten Shillings I Give to the Second? Poor of Brinkworth all my gowns Cassocks Bands and Study of Books I Give to the honourable and Reverend George Ingram of Crudwell my Writing Desk I Give to my Friends the Revd Mr Seale and the Revd Mr [] and the Minister that buries me a Guinea a piece for [] I Give to my Apothecary Joseph Dalby a Guinea I Give bequeath and Devise all my Goods and Chattels Lands and Tenements not before Given bequeathed and devised to my Niece Mary Uncles whom I make Executrix of this my last Will and Testament Simon Crook Signed Sealed Published and Declared by the within named Testator as his last Will and Testament in the presence of us who have set our hands as Witnesses in the Testators Presence this second day of April 1761 - W Williams - Thomas Bishop Mark of Joshua Ranger This Will was proved at London theTwenty first day of March in the year of our Lord One thousand seven hundred and Sixty three ... by the oath of Mary Uncles Spinster the Niece of the deceased On 23 May 1778 Admon ...left unadministered by Mary Uncles Spinster deceased ... Admon was granted to Catherine Lane Wife of Isaac Lane the Sister of the Admin On 15th April 1819 Admon ..due to death of Catherine Lane .. Admon granted to George Knight the Nephew of the Admon. On the 7th August 1824 Admon ... due to death of George Knight ... was granted to another George Knight

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