Other wills and administrations: Will of Henry Gumbleton of Stourpaine, Dorset

Date: 1720
Place: Stourpaine, Dorset

Gumbleton, Henry; yeoman; Stourpaine, Dorset; 1720; will; P24/628


In the name of God, Amen, this seventeenth day of November in the year of our Lord God one thousand seven hundred and eighteen, I Henry Gumbleton of Stowerpain, in the county of Dorset, yeaoman, being weak and infirm but of good and perfect mind and memory (thanks be to God), do make this my last will and Testament in manner and form following, revoking by these presents all wills by me formerly made, either by word or writing, and this only to be taken for my last will and testament.

Imprimis, I give to William Burt, son of my brother in law Charles Burt, lately deceased, the sum of four score pounds, to be paid him by my executors when he shall accomplish the age of one and twent years.

Item, I give to Mary Barrit, daughter of William Burt of Blandford For[um] two silver spoons marked M.B.

Item, I give to Robert Gumbleton of Ansty, in the county of Dorset, twenty pounds, he paying my executors the sum of eight pounds and eight shillings which he owes me.

I give to Robert GUmbleton of High Dunhid [Donhead?] five pounds.

I give to Nicholas Lucas of Gunvil five pounds, and to Henry Lucas of the same five pounds.

All which legacies, my will is, shall be paid to the several persons three months next after my decease.

I give to Priscilla the daughter of Mary Barrit ten pounds; to Sarah daughter of Robert Gumbleton of Ansty ten pounds; to Susannah daughter of John Burt of Blandford ten pounds; to William Gumbleton of Warminster five pounds, all which legacies my will is shall be paid to the several persons as they shall accomplish the age of one and twenty years.

I give to Mary, daughter of Joseph Culliford, my flat handle silver spoon and all my gold rings.

I give to [...] the wife of Joseph Culliford two silver speens marked W.U.B. as also all my wife's linen.

Item, I give to the Reverend Mr. Joseph Barton of Stowerpain, clerk, my silver tankard, and to Joseph Culliford of Stowerpain my silver tumbler.

As for all the rest of my goods, money and chattels whatsoever, I give and bequeath unto WIlliam and Mary, son and daughter of Joseph Culliford, to be equally divided between them. And I do hereby make the said WIlliam and Mary, son and daughter of the said Joseph Culliford, the sole and only executors of this my last will and testament.

An, lastly, I make, constitute and appoint the Reverend Mr. Joseph Barton of Stwerpain, clerk, and Joseph Culliford of Stowerpain, aforesaid, my executors in trust to sue for and prosecute any person or persons that owe me money or goods and what in them being to endeavour to recover the same for the use and benefit of my two executors till they shall accomplish the age of one and twenty years, and to see that this my will be fully performed and kept.

In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the day and year first above written.

Henry Gumbelton [signed]

Signed, sealed and published in the presence of
Joseph Barton
Sarah Barton
Hannah Baker her mark.

Mem. Before the [...] and publishing of this my will, I the said Henry Gumbleton did give to the said Priscilla, daughter of Mary Barret, and to Sarah, the daughter of Robert Gumbleton, and to Susannah, daughter of John Burt, that is to say to each and every of them, ten shillings apiece as the interests of their legacies till such time as by my will they are to receive them. Witness my hand this 1th day of November 1718.

Henry Gumbelton

Signed int he presence of
Joseph Barton
Sarah Barton
Hannah Baker her mark.

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