Will of William Trickey 15th February 1848
Source: The National Archives. PROB 11/2082 237
Records of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, 16 Quire numbers: 751-800
(Transcribed by Russ Davies. Checked by Tom McManamon and Barbara Keene of Tiverton.)
This is the Last Will and Testament of me William Trickey of Bampton in the County of Devon, Carpenter, made this fifteenth day of February in the year one thousand eight hundred and forty eight. I give and devise all that one dwelling house garden and hereditaments with the appurtenances thereunto belonging situate in Luke Street in Bampton aforesaid and late in the occupation of Thomas Heathfield Esquire unto and to the use of my daughter Anne Bray her heirs and assigns for ever. I give and devise all that the messuage tenement and Inn called or known by the name of The Tiverton Hotel and situate at the top of Britain Street in Bampton aforesaid together with the garden orchard and appurtenances thereunto belonging and appertaining unto and to the use of my son William Trickey his heirs and assigns for ever. I give and devise all those dwelling houses buildings gardens orchards and hereditaments with the appurtenances belonging now in the respective occupations of John Escott, Elias Hobbs and myself and situate in High Street in Bampton aforesaid and on the west or higher side of the passage or occupation way leading from High Street aforesaid to a certain garden the property of Mrs. Lock and others unto and to the use of my son John Trickey his heirs and assigns for ever. I also give and devise unto and to the use of my said son John Trickey his heirs and assigns for ever all that messuage or tenement called the Swan Inn situate in Bampton aforesaid and now in the occupation of my said son John Trickey. I give and devise all that messuage or dwelling house and garden with the outbuildings and appurtenances thereunto belonging now in my own occupation and situate in High Street in Bampton aforesaid unto my daughter Mary Trickey and her assigns during her life or until she shall have a child of her body lawfully begotten and from and after the birth of such child then to the use of such person or persons and for such estate or estates interest or interests and charged and chargeable in such manner as my said daughter Mary Trickey shall whether covert by deed or will appoint and in default of any such appointment then to the use of my said daughter and her assigns during her life and after her death to the use of the child or children of my said daughter Mary Trickey who shall be living at the time of her death and if more than one in equal shares as tenants in common and to the heirs and assigns of such child or children respectively for ever But in case my said daughter Mary Trickey shall die without having had any child of her body lawfully begotten then I give and devise the same messuage dwelling house garden outbuildings and appurtenances unto and to the use of my said sons William and John and my said daughters Ann and Sarah and their respective heirs and assigns in equal shares as tenants in common the share of my said daughter Sarah to be for her sole use and independent of her present or any future husband. I give and devise all those two dwelling houses in Luke Street in Bampton aforesaid lately purchased by me of Mr. Gardiner and now in the the tenure or occupation of William Burge and William Watts unto my said sons William Trickey and John Trickey and their heirs to the use of such person or persons for such estate or estates interest or interests and charged and chargeable in such manner as my said daughter Sarah Jutson shall at any time or from to time notwithstanding her coverture and whether covert or sole by deed or will appoint and in default of and until any such appointment as aforesaid to the use of my said sons William and John and their heirs during the natural life of my said daughter Sarah. But nevertheless upon trust to pay the costs and profits thereof as and when the same shall accrue but to my said daughter Sarah or otherwise permit her to receive the same for her own separate use independent of her present or any future husband and for which rents and profits her receipts alone shall be discharged to the said trustees and from and after the decease of my said daughter Sarah to the use of the heirs and assigns of her my said daughter Sarah for ever I give and bequeath all that leasehold dwelling house and stable with the appurtenances thereunto belonging in the respective occupations of Thomas Prout and my said son John and situate at the top of the Church Yard and in Parson's Meadow in Bampton aforesaid unto my said son John Trickey his executors administrators and assigns absolutely I give and bequeath unto my said daughter Mary Trickey for her own absolute use and benefit all the household goods plate linen china glass printed books trinkets fuel liquors and housekeeping provisions which shall be in and about my dwelling house at the time of my decease. I give to my said daughters the said Ann Bray, Mary Trickey and Sarah Jutson the pecuniary legacies following (that is to say) To my said daughter Ann Bray the sum of one hundred and fifty pounds. To my said daughter Mary Trickey the sum of one hundred and fifty pounds and to my said daughter Sarah Jutson the sum of one hundred and fifty pounds and as to all the rest residual and remainder of my Estate and Effects both real and personal after payment of my just debts funeral and testamentary expenses and the several legacies herein before given I give devise and bequeath the same unto my said two sons William Trickey and John Trickey their heirs executors administrators and assigns equal shares as tenants in common. I hereby declare that the several pecuniary legacies herein before given shall be paid within twelve calendar months after my decease And I further declare that the legacy of one hundred and fifty pounds therein before given to my said daughter Sarah is to be enjoyed by her as her own separate property free from marital control I declare that the receipts of the trustees or trustee for the time being of my Will shall be sufficient discharges to three persons paying money to them or their and shall encourage the persons paying the same monies from seeing to the application thereof and further declare that the said trustees shall not be answerable for each others acts or defaults and shall be at liberty to retain and allow to such other all expenses [.....] to the trusteeship. And lastly I appoint my said two sons William Trickey and John Trickey executors of this my Will and do hereby revoke all former Wills by me made. In Witness whereof I have to this my last Will and Testament contained in three sheets of paper set my hand and seal (that is to say) my hand to the two first sheets and my hand and seal to this third and last sheet the day and year first above written. Wm. Trickey.
Signed and sealed by the said William Trickey now testator in the joint presence of us who in his presence at his request and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as Witnesses.
R Perriam Solr. Bampton, Devon Richard Densham of the same place
Proved at London 9th Oct. 1848 before the Judge by the oaths of William Trickey and John Trickey the sons the Executors to whom Admon was granted having been first sworn by Comm duly to administer.