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Transcript of....Will of Rice Oatridge 1754 Source: w1: Archdeaconry of Wilts Wills. (998) Archdeaconry of Wilts Will Transcript: In the name of God Amen I Rice Oatridge otherwise Cripps of Oaksey in the County of Wilts Labourer being of sound mind and memory and understanding thanks be given to God for the same do make this my last Will and Testament in manner following / that is to say Imprimis I give unto my Brothers Joseph Daniel and Simon the Sum of two Shillings and Six pence each Item I give and devise unto my brother Josiah all my Messuages Land Tenements and Hereditaments situate and being in Bisley in the County of Gloucester to hold to my said Brother his Heirs & ??? for over. All the rest and residue of my goods chattles and Estates whatsoever I give and bequeath unto my said Brother Josiah and I hereby appoint him sole Executor of this my last Will and testament and Hereby ???? & make void all former and other Will and Wills by me howtofore made. In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and Seal the third day of June in the Year of our Lord One Thousand Seven Hundred and Fifty four. The mark of Rice Oatridge als Cripps Sealed signed published and declared by the Testator as and for his last Will and Testament in the presence of us who at his request and in his presence and in the presence of each other subscribed our names as witnesses hereto Bart? Bathurst Anthony Hillier Edward Bathurst Administration Bond (on Executor being deceased at time of probate) Know all men by these presents that the John Oatridge otherwise Cripps of Oaksey in the County of Wilts Carpenter John Hawkins of the same place yeoman and Richard Holtham of the same place yeoman are held and ??? bound unto the Reverend and Worshipful Arthur Coham York? Master of and Archdeacon of the Archdeaconry of Wilts in the sum of Sixty pounds of good and lawful money of Great Britain to be paid unto the said Archdeacon or his certain Attorney his Executors Administrators or Assigns for the Payment of which well and truly to be made ??? by these presents sealed with our Seals firmly bind ourselves and each of us by himself severally for the whole our and each of our Heirs Executors and Administrators dated the Nineteenth day of December in thirty third year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Third by the Grace of God of Great Britain France and Ireland King Defencer of the Faith and so forth and in the year of our Lord one thousand Seven Hundred and Ninety two. The Condition of this Obligation is such that if the above bound on John Oatridge otherwise Cripps lawful Nephew of Rice Oatridge otherwise Cripps late of Oaksey in the County and Archdeaconry of Wilts deceased and Administrator of all and singular his Good Chattles and Credits together with his last Will and Testament annexed Josiah Oatridge otherwise Cripps the sole Executor therein named dying in the lifetime of the said Testator "-----------"----------"-------- etc Do and shall well and truly execute and perform the said will and pay the Debts and Legacies of the said deceased as far as his Goods Chattles and Credits will thereto extend and the Law bind his And also? shall make or cause to be made a true and perfect inventory of all and singular the said Goods Chattles and Credits of the said deceased which have and shall come to the Hands Possession or Knowledge of the said John OAtridge otherwise Cripps or into the Hands Possession or Knowledge of any other Person or Persons for h? and the same so made shall exhibit or cause to be exhibited into the Registry of the Archdeacon of Wilts on or before the last day of March next ensuing (if required) And Lastly shall make and render a true and just account of and upon his Administration and well and truly pay and deliver over such Sum and Sums of Money and such other the Testator's Estate and Effects as shall be remaining in his Hands to such Person John Oatridge otherwise Cripps shall be thereto lawfully required Then this obligation to be said otherwise to remain in force Signed John Oatridge Als Cripps Sealed and delivered being first duly stampt in the presence of Thos Lush Seals and Sigantures of: John Oatridge als Cripps John Hawkins Richard Holtham At Malmesbury in the day and Year above? John Oatridge otherwise Cripps the Ad'strator aforesaid was duly sworn before me Wm Thorpe Surrogate
Updated on 16 Mar 2006