Pimperne

Will of John BAVERSTOCK of Pimperne, Dorset

Dated 13th December 1768

Transcribed by Ros Dunning

This is the last Will and Testament of me John BAVERSTOCK the Elder of Pimperne in the County of Dorset Yeoman made and published the Thirteenth Day of December in the Year of our Lord One Thousand Seven Hundred and Sixty Eight

First I will that all and such Debts as I shall owe at the time of my Decease together with my Funeral Expences shall be fully paid and discharged

Also I give and bequeath unto my beloved Wife Elizabeth the Sum of Three Hundred Pounds which my Will is shall be raised and paid to her within Twelve Months next after my Decease out of such Personal Estate as I shall dye possessed of by my Executor hereinafter named

And I do also give to my said Wife all my Household Goods and Household Linnen and all Silver Plate Brass Pewter and Furniture of Household whatsoever as I shall be possessed of at the Time of my Decease Which said Household Goods Plate Money and other Things by me herein before given and bequeathed to my said Wife shall be in her and in full of all Dower and Thirds which She may Claim out of any Messuages Lands Tenements or Hereditaments which I shall be seized or possessed of at the time of my Decease

Also I give and devise unto my Son John BAVERSTOCK All my Freehold Messuages Lands Tenements and Hereditaments with the Appurtenances situate at Cranborne in the said County of Dorset To hold to him his Heirs and Assigns for ever

Also I give and bequeath unto my said Son John BAVERSTOCK the Sum of Ten Pounds to be paid to him by my Executor within Twelve Months next after my Decease

Also I give an bequeath to my Son Charles BAVERSTOCK the Sum of Ten Pounds at the same time

Also I give and bequeath unto my Daughter Jane the Wife of Richard STREET of Horton in the County of Dorset Yeoman the Sum of Ten Pounds to be paid to her at the same time

Also I give and bequeath unto my Son William BAVERSTOCK all the Rest and Residue of my Ready Money and Securities for Money Corn Stock in Husbandry Goods Chattels and all other my Personal Estate whatsoever not before by me given To hold to my said Son William BAVERSTOCK and to his Executors Administrators and Assigns for ever

I do hereby make constitute and appoint my said Son William BAVERSTOCK full and sole Executor and Residuary Legatee of this my last Will and Testament

And lastly I do revoke and make void all other Will or Wills by meat any Time heretofore made

In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my Hand and Seal the Day and Year first above written
John BAVERSTOCK

(Attestation Clause)

Nathl BENJAFIELD Saml KENDALL John HARRISON

Proved 1774
Dorset Record Office

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