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Will of George Parr

Occupation

  • 175: Painter, Glazier

Location

Glazier of Henley upon Thames

Document reference: TNA PROB 11/817
First date: 27 March 1753
Probate date: 20 August 1755
Probate court: London

Executors, Witnesses and Court Officials etc.

Executor: John Keen
Relationship: Uncle
Witness: John Maskall
Witness: Elizabeth Sayer
Witness: H Sayer
Court Official: George Lee
Court Official: George Harris

Bequests

To: Humphry Gainsborough

To Mr. Gainsburrow, the dissenting Minister, providing he continues to be at Henley at my death, the sum of five pounds

Bequest Types

Names

To: Ann Hester (Servant)

To my servant maid, Ann Hester, ten pounds; and my wife's clothes providing she is living with me at the time of my death.

Bequest Types

Names

To: William Parr (Kinsman)

To my Kinsman, William Parr, all my working tools and utensils of my trade, on condition he is living with me at my death.

Bequest Types

Names

To: John Keen (Uncle)

To my Uncle John Keen, all the residue of my estate including household goods and shop goods; debts, money and personal estate.

Bequest Types

Names

Transcript

0001: In the Name of God Amen
0002: I George Parr of the Town of Henley upon Thames in the County
0003: of Oxford Glazier being of sound and perfect Mind and Memory
0004: (thanks be Almighty God for the same) do make and ordain
0005: this my last Will and Testament in Manner and form
0006: following (that is to say) Principally and first of all I
0007: recommend my Soul into the Hands of Almighty God that
0008: gave it and my Body I commit to the Earth to be decently
0009: interred at the discretion of my Executor hereinafter named
0010: and as concerning my Worldly Substance and Effects as God
0011: have been pleased to bless me with I give devise and bequeath
0012: the same as follows Imprimis I give devise and bequeath to
0013: my beloved Friend Mr Gainsburrow our Dissenting Minister the
0014: Sum of five Pounds if he continues at Henley upon Thames at
0015: the Time of my Decease to be paid by my Executor one Month
0016: after my decease Item I give devise and bequeath to my
0017: Servant Maid Ann Hester the sum of ten Pounds to be paid by
0018: my Executor one Month after my Decease Likewise I give
0019: my said Servant Ann Hester all my Wifes Wearing Apparel
0020: as shall be found in my House at my Decease Upon condition
0021: that she lives with me at the Time of my Decease Item I
0022: give devise and bequeath to my Kinsman William Parr all
0023: my Working Tools and Utensils belonging to my Working
0024: Trade upon Condition that he lives with me at the Time of
0025: my Decease Item all the Rest Residue and Remainder of all
0026: and singular my Household Goods Shop Good Money Security
0027: for Money Book Debts and personal Estate whatsoever and
0028: wheresoever of what Nature Kind or Quality soever the same
0029: be after my just Debts are paid and Funeral Expences are
0030: discharged I give devise and bequeath to my Uncle John Keen
0031: whom I constitute and appoint my full and sole Executor of
0032: this my last Will and Testament ratifying and confirming
0033: that this and no other shall be my last Will and Testament In
0034: Witness whereof I the said George Parr have hereunto set
0035: my Hand and Seal the twenty seventh day of March in
0036: the Year of our Lord one Thousand seven Hundred fifty and
0037: three
0038:
0039: George Parr
0040:
0041: Signed sealed published and declared
0042: by the said George Parr the Testator who in his Presence
0043: and at his Request have subscribed our Names at Witnesses
0044: hereunto
0045:
0046: John Maskall
0047: Eliz[abeth] Sayer
0048: H. Sayer

Preparation of this entry

Post status: Published
Transcript by: the author
Author: Cynthia
Checked by: Anthony Lynch
Date posted: 04th March 2014
Date modified: 01st May 2014