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Will of Charlotte HEADING of Oxford

Will 23 Jan 1822   Probate 30 Oct 1822

Source: ORO no. W. 222.219; 263/2/51
Contributed by: Aillin O'Brien Go to Translation Go to Transcript
Summary.
... I Charlotte Heading of George Lane in Oxford spinster ...

NameRelationship[Comments] or Major Bequests
Charlotte HEADING Oxford
William HEADINGBrother
Thomas HEADINGNephewOxford
Amelia HEADINGNiece[d William]
Sarah EDGINGTONSister
Mary GROVESNieceDeceased
Eliza GROVESGreatniece[illeg d Mary]
Mr STEVENSMention (Exec)
Mr HOLLIDAYMention (Exec)
 
William STEVENSWitness
William SHAYLERWitness
Richard COOKWitness
 
Probate 30 Oct 1822 Oxford ... William Stevens & John Holliday the Executors named ...
Transcriber's Notes
 
  Translated and paragraphed.
with some of the standard preamble and "legalese" removed.
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... I Charlotte Heading of George Lane in Oxford spinster ...
  • I desire my Executors to sell all my household goods, clothes, linen and other effects with the exception of my oak dining table, my mahogany chest of drawers, my round mahogany tea table and two of my best tablecloths which I give to my nephew Mr Thomas Heading of George Lane Oxford, corn factor.
  • I give my niece Amelia Heading the daughter of my brother William Heading 10.
  • My Executors are to invest 200 in Government Security and the interest accruing I give to my sister Sarah Edgington for life, to be paid half yearly
  • After her decease I give the 200 to Eliza Groves the illegitimate daughter of my late niece Mary Groves.
  • If my sister dies before Eliza Groves has reached 21 then I desire my Executors to keep the 200 out to interest until she is of age and apply the interest to her education and maintenance.
  • If Eliza Groves dies before 21 then after the decease of my sister I give the 200 to my nephew Mr Thomas Heading and his executors etc.
  • All the residue of my personal estate not already disposed of (after the payment of my debts and funeral expenses) I give to Eliza Groves, to be paid when she has reached 21, and until then to be invested and the interest to be applied to her maintenance and education.
  • If Eliza Groves dies before 21 then I give the residue of my personal estate to my nephew Mr Thomas Heading and his Executors etc.
  • I appoint Mr Stevens, orange merchant, and Mr Holliday, University Marshal, both of George Lane Oxford, my Executors

  • Witnesses William Stevens William Shayler Richard Cook
Probate 30 Oct 1822 Oxford ... William Stevens & John Holliday the Executors named ...
  As transcribed from a copy of the original document.
Original line- and page-breaks are preserved as far as possible.
Heading Charlotte of Oxford

In the name of God Amen I Charlotte Heading
of George Lane in the City of Oxford Spinster being of
sound mind memory and understanding do hereby make
and ordain this my last Will and Testament First
I desire my Executors as soon as conveniently may be
after my decease to sell to the best advantage all my
household Goods Cloathes linen and other effects with
the exception of my Oak dining Table my Mahogany
Chest of Drawers my round Mahogany tea Table and two
of my best Table Cloths which I give and bequeath unto
my nephew Mr. Thomas Heading of George Lane in the
City of Oxford Corn Factor Also I give unto my niece
Amelia Heading the daughter of my Brother William
Heading the sum of ten pounds of good and lawful money
Also I desire my Executors to place out to interest (Government
Security) the sum of two hundred pounds and the interest
accruing thereof I give unto my sister Sarah Edgington for
and during the term of her natural life to be paid to her and
her only at half yearly payments and from and immediately
after her decease I give the said sum of Two hundred
pounds unto Eliza Groves the illegitimate daughter of my
late niece Mary Groves But should my said sister die
before the said Eliza Groves has attained the age of twenty
one years then I desire my Executors to keep the said sum
of Two hundred pounds out to interest until she is of age
and the interest accruing thereof to be applied to her education
and maintenance and should the said Eliza Groves die
before she has attained the age of twenty one years then
from and immediately after the decease of my sister I give
the said sum of Two hundred pounds unto my nephew Mr
Thomas Heading his Executors administrators and assigns
and all the rest and residue of my Personal Estate not
hereinbefore given and disposed of (after the payment of
my debts and funeral expenses) I give and bequeath
unto the said Eliza Groves the illegitimate daughter of
my late niece Mary Groves to be paid to her when she
has attained the age of twenty one years and during
her nonage to be placed out to interest (Government
Security) and the interest accruing thereof to be applied
to her maintenance and education But should the said
Eliza Groves die before she has attained the age of
Twenty one years then I give the said residue of my
personal estate unto my nephew Mr Thomas Heading his
Executors administrators and assigns I appoint Mr Stevens
orange merchant and Mr Holliday University Marshall
both of George Lane in the City of Oxford Executors of this
my last will and testament In Witness whereof I
have hereunto set my hand and seal this twenty third
day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand
eight hundred and twenty two Charlotte Heading
Signed declared and published as and for her last
Will and Testament in the presence of us William
Stevens William Shayler Richard Cook

This Will was proved at Oxford on the 30th day of October in the year
of our Lord 1822 before the Reverend William Browne Clerk Master of
Arts surrogate of the Reverend George Turner Clerk Master of Arts
Official Principal of the Reverend the Archdeacon of Oxford lawfully
consituted by the oath of William Stevens and John Holliday the
Executors therein named to whom admeon was granted being first
sworn duly to administer.