Open a form to report problems or contribute information

1 Introduction 2 Message details 3 Upload file 4 Submitted
Page 1 of 4

Help and advice for Brixham St Mary - Will of David Pryce Cumby, Lieutenant of His Majesty's Navy (1814)

If you have found a problem on this page then please report it on the following form. We will then do our best to fix it. If you are wanting advice then the best place to ask is on the area's specific email lists. All the information that we have is in the web pages, so please do not ask us to supply something that is not there. We are not able to offer a research service.

If you wish to report a problem, or contribute information, then do use the following form to tell us about it. We have a number of people each maintaining different sections of the web site, so it is important to submit information via a link on the relevant page otherwise it is likely to go to the wrong person and may not be acted upon.

Will of David Pryce Cumby, Lieutenant of His Majesty's Navy

Proved 2 December 1814

© Crown Copyright

PROB 11/1563/16, Records of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury

Transcribed by Ros Dunning

This is the last Will and Testament of me David Pryce Cumby of Brixham in the County of Devon Esquire one of the Lieutenants of His Majesty's Navy & now appointed to the command of the Signal Post on Berry Head who being in good health do make this my last Will and Testament in manner & form following I give & bequeath to my Son William Pryce Cumby my ffather's Picture and my Spy Glass And to my Son Charles Mash Cumby my Watch Gold Sleeve Buttons & my Gold headed Cane Also I give & bequeath unto my dear Wife Susanna Cumby all my money Securities for money Household Goods Chattels Estate & Effects of what nature or kind soever not by me herein & hereby before given & disposed of To hold the same unto my said Wife her Exors Admors & assigns And also such real Estates as I shall be seized of at the time of my death And I do nominate constitute & appoint my said Wife sole Executrix of this my last Will & Testament hereby revoking & making void all & every other Will or Wills at any time heretofore by me made & do declare this to be my last Will & Testament In Witness whereof I the said David Pryce Cumby have hereunto set my hand & seal this thirtieth day of August in the Year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred D P Cumby

(Attestation Clause)

Ann Grant _ Jno Ch: Grant

Proved at London 2nd December 1814