Will of Jane Baynes
- 414: Status only, no stated occupation. Use for Widow, Gentleman, Esquire, Indweller etc., if no occupation is given.
Widow of Henley upon Thames
|Document reference:||TNA PROB 11/837|
|First date:||10 June 1757|
|Probate date:||11 May 1758|
Executors, Witnesses and Court Officials etc.
|Court Official:||Arthur Collier|
|Court Official:||George Lee Knight|
To: Jane Winter (Niece)
I give to my niece Mrs Jane Winter the sum of twenty pounds.
To: Robert Doyley
I give to the Reverend Mr Robert Doyley of Parmoas the sum of ten pounds for a ring.
To: Jane Doyley
I give to Jane Doyley now wife of Mr James Ramsay my gold watch.
To: Lettice Doyley
I give to Lettice Doyley my silver coffee pot and a pair of silver salvers.
To: Richard Ovey (Nephew)
The residue of my money and personal estate I give to my nephew Richard Ovey three months after my death.
|0001:||In the Name of God Amen|
|0002:||I Jane Baynes of Henley upon Thames in the County|
|0003:||of Oxford Widow being of sound and perfect Mind and|
|0004:||Memory (thanks be Almighty God for the same) do make|
|0005:||publish and declare this my last Will and Testament in manner|
|0006:||and form following (that is to say) I ask forgiveness for all my|
|0007:||Sins of Almighty God and recommend my Soul to him in|
|0008:||hopes of a Glorious resurrection at the great day of Judgment|
|0009:||through the merits and mediation of my Lord and Saviour|
|0010:||Jesus Christ and my Body I commit to the Earth to be decently|
|0011:||interred at the discretion of my Executor herein after named|
|0012:||And as concerning my Worldly Substance and Effects as|
|0013:||God hath been pleased to bless me with I give and bequeath|
|0014:||the same as followeth Imprimis I give and bequeath to|
|0015:||my Neice Mrs Jane Winter the Sum of twenty Pounds Item|
|0016:||I give and bequeath To the Reverend Mr Robert Doyley|
|0017:||of Parmoas the Sum of ten Pounds for a Ring Item I|
|0018:||I give and bequeath to Miss Jane Doyley now Wife of Mr|
|0019:||James Ramsay my Gold Watch Item I give and|
|0020:||bequeath to Miss Lettice Doyley my Silver Coffee Pott Item|
|0021:||I give and bequeath to Mrs Lettice Doyley a pair of Silver|
|0022:||Salvers Item All the rest residue and remainder of my money|
|0023:||and personal Estate after payment of my Legacies above|
|0024:||mentioned and my Funeral Expenses I give and bequeath to|
|0025:||my Nephew Mr Richard Ovey to be paid into his hands three|
|0026:||months after my Decease Item I nominate constitute and|
|0027:||appoint my Neice Mrs Jane Winter my full and sole Executrix|
|0028:||of this my last Will and Testament ratifying and confirming|
|0029:||that this and no other shall be my last Will and Testament In|
|0030:||Witness whereof I the said Jane Baynes have hereunto set|
|0031:||my hand and Seal the tenth day of June in the thirtieth Year of|
|0032:||the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Second by the|
|0033:||Grace of God of Great Britain France and Ireland King|
|0034:||Defender of the Faith and in the year of our Lord one thousand|
|0035:||seven hundred and fifty seven|
|0040:||published and declared by the said Jane Baynes the Testator|
|0041:||who in her presence and at her request have subscribed our|
|0042:||names as Witnesses hereunto|
Preparation of this entry
|Transcript by:||Viv Greenwood|
|Checked by:||Anthony Lynch|
|Date posted:||13th May 2013|
|Date modified:||01st February 2014|
The Church of England Clergy Database lists a Robert D'Oyley 1715-66, Vicar at Kirkburton (West Yorkshire); and Rector at Wickersley (South Yorkshire). Probate clause states that Jane Winter is the wife of Henry Winter.