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Will of William JUGGINS of Wheatley

Will 16 Feb 1707/08   Probate 8 May 1711

Source: OHC no. W. 206.59; 38/2/31
Contributed by: BC1234 Go to Translation Go to Transcript
Summary.
... I William Juggins of Whately ... inn holder ... weak in body ...

NameRelationship[Comments] or Major Bequests
William JUGGINS Wheatley
Mary JUGGINSWife (Exec)[2nd wife -- see Note]
William JUGGINSSon
Francis JUGGINSSon
Thomas JUGGINSSon Overseer
Mary JUGGINSDaughter-in-law[w Thomas]
Susanna JUGGINSDaughter[no surname given]
Edward JUGGINSSon
Richard JUGGINSSon
Robert JUGGINSSon
John JUGGINSSon
Mary JUGGINSDaughter[no surname given]
Elizabeth JUGGINSDaughter[no surname given]
Hannah JUGGINSDaughter[no surname given]
Thomas MASONWitness
Francis PAGEWitness
William JONESWitnessOxford

Probate 8 May 1711 ... Mary relict and Executrix ...
Transcriber's and Editor's Notes
He makes clear that he has 11 children by two wives, 6 then 5.
The 1671 marr at Oxford St Cross of William JUGGINS & Susanna BROCK may be the first (his eldest dau was named Susanna).
The 1685 marriage bond for William JUGGINS of Wheatley, widower, & Mary LOW of Horspath may be the second.
The following details are believed to be true but should not be totally relied upon:
Testator: Son of William (1689 qv); Brother of Thomas (1719 qv); Father of Robert (1736 qv) & Thomas (1752 qv).
  Translated and paragraphed.
with some of the standard preamble and "legalese" removed.
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... I William Juggins of Whately ... inn holder ... weak in body ...
  • I give 20s to my son William.
  • I give 1s to my son Francis.
  • I give 40s to my son Thomas and his wife Mary to buy rings in memory of me.
  • I give 5 to my daughter Susanna, to be paid within two years after my decease.
  • I give 5 to my son Edward Juggins, to be paid within two years after my decease.
  • I give 40s to my son Richard Juggins, to be paid within two years after my decease.
  • I give 20s each to my sons Robert and John and my daughters Mary, Elizabeth and Hannah (all five children by my now wife), to be paid two years after my decease.
  • I make my beloved wife Mary sole Executrix and give her [the residue of] my goods and chattels, so that she may give them to such of my children as most deserve it from her
  • I make my son Thomas my Trustee, to see my debts and legacies paid.

  • Witnesses Thomas Mason; Francis Page; William X Jones, Oxford
Probate 8 May 1711 ... Mary relict and Executrix ...
  As transcribed from a copy of the original document.
Original line- and page-breaks are preserved as far as possible.
 In the name of god Amen, I William Juggins
 of Whately in the County of Oxon Inn holder,
 being weak in body, but in perfect sense, and
 of sound memory, do make and ordain this my
 last will and Testament in manner and
 form following.

ImprimisI give and bequeath my soul into the hands
 of Allmighty god, who first gave it me, trusting
 thro the Meritts and mediation of Jesus Christ, to
 receave a full and free pardon of all my Sins, and
 for my body, I shall leave it to my Executrix
 hereafter nam'd, to interr it in such manner as it
 shall please her, and for my worldy goods, I dispose
 of the same thus

ItemI give unto my son William twenty shillings
ItemI give unto my son ffrancis one shilling
ItemI give to my son Thomas and his wife Mary forty
 shillings to buy each of them a ring in memory of me
ItemI give to my daughter Susanna five pounds, to bee
 payd her within two years after my decease
ItemI give unto my son Edward Juggins five pounds
 to be payd him within two years after my decease
ItemI give unto my son Richard Juggins forty shillings
 to be payd him within two years after my decease.
ItemI give unto my sons Robert and John, and my daugh
 ters, Mary Elizabeth and Hannah (all five children
 by my now wife) twenty shillings to each of them, to
 be payd to each of them two years after my decease.
ItemI make my beloved wife Mary Sole Executrix of this
 my last will and Testament, and do give unto her
 all my goods and Chattels, not before dispos'd of, that
 she may give and dispose of the same, to such of my
 children, as shall best deserve the same from her
ItemI make my son Thomas Trustee of this my will
 to the intent he may see all my debts and Legacies
 payd and this my will fullfill'd

memorandum this will was readin witness whereof
with the word Mary interlined, publishedI have hereunto set my
sealed and declared to be my last willhand and seale the day
and testament this Sixteenth day ofand yeare all ready written
ffebruary 1707 in the presence ofas I have already said in the
 presence of
   Tho: Mason      The mark of
   ffran Page      William X JonesWill Juggins   [seal]
                          of the Citty of Oxon

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