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Will of Joseph FREDERICK of Bampton

Will 16 Dec 1724   Probate 17 Dec 1724

Source: TNA no. PROB11/600/371
Contributed by: Aillin O'Brien Go to Translation Go to Transcript
Summary.
... me Joseph Frederick of Bampton ,,, gent ...

NameRelationship[Comments] or Major Bequests
Joseph FREDERICK Bampton
John FREDERICKBrother (Exec)
Dorothy FREDERICKNiece[d John]
Martha FREDERICKNiece[d John]
Susannah FREDERICKNiece[d John]
 
Ra BINTWitness
Edward JOHNSONWitness
 
Probate 17 Dec 1724 London (PCC) ... John Frederick Esq Executor named ...
Transcriber's Notes
No FREDERICK burial is recorded in Bampton 1720-1739.
How the Probate came to be granted (in London) the day after the Will was signed (in Bampton) is anyone's guess, but the dates on this Probate copy are perfectly clear.
  Translated and paragraphed.
with some of the standard preamble and "legalese" removed.
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... me Joseph Frederick of Bampton ,,, gent ...
  • I give my dear and loving brother John Frederick of Bampton Esquire all my goods, chattels and personal estate upon the condition that he pay the following legacies as and when stated:
    • To my niece and god-daughter Dorothy Frederick daughter of my brother John Frederick 1000.
    • I give my niece Martha Frederick another of [his] daughters 300.
    • I give my niece Susannah Frederick another of [his] daughters 300.
    • All which legacies shall be paid as they reach 21.
  • All the residue of my personal estate I give to my brother John Frederick whom I appoint sole Executor ... I revoke all other wills

  • Witnesses Ra. Bint Edwd. Johnson.
Probate 17 Dec 1724 London (PCC) ... John Frederick Esq Executor named ...
  As transcribed from a copy of the original document.
Original line- and page-breaks are preserved as far as possible.
T'm Joseph ffrederick

This is the last Will and
Testament of me Joseph ffrederick of the parish of Bampton
in the County of Oxon Gent. Imprimis I give and bequeath
unto my dear and loving brother John ffrederick of the
parish of Bampton aforesaid Esquire all my Goods Chattells and
personall Estate whereof I am any ways possessed of interested
in or entituled unto at the time of my decease upon the
Condition That he my said Brother John ffrederick do and
shall pay thereout the severall Legacies and sums of money
to the severall persons and at the severall times hereafter
mentioned viz to my Neice and God-daughter Dorothy
ffrederick Daughter of my said Brother John ffrederick the
sume of one thousand pounds Item I give and bequeath to
my Neice Martha ffrederick another of the Daughters of my
said Brother John ffrederick the sume of three hundred
pounds Item I give to my Neice Susannah ffrederick another
of the Daughters of my said brother John ffrederick the like
sume of three hundred pounds all which said severall
Legacies I do desire and direct shall be paid to the said severall
Legatees at their severall and respective Ages of twenty one
years Item all the rest residue and remainder of my said
Personal Estate I do give and bequeath unto my said brother
John ffrederick whom I do constitute and appoint full and sole
Executor of this my last Will and Testament And lastly I doo
hereby revoke all former and other Wills by me at any time
heretofore made and do declare this to be my last Will and
Testament In witness whereof I have to this my last Will
and Testament contained in two sides of paper to the first
side put my hand and to the last side my hand and seal this
sixteenth day of December Annoq' D'ni 1724. the mark of
Joseph ffrederick Signed sealed published and declared
by the said Testator as and for his last Will and Testament
in the presence of us who subscribed our names as Witnesses
thereto in his presence and in the sight and presence of each
other. Ra. Bint. Edwd. Johnson.

Probatum fuit hujusmodi Testamentum apud London

coram ............................................
Curiae Praerogativae Cantuariensis ..................
...................... Decimo Septimo Die Mensis Decembris Anno
Domini Millesimo Septingentesimo vicesimo quarto Juramento
Johannis ffrederick Armigeri Executoris in dicto Testamento
nominat ..............................................