Will of
) 1709 - 1782, 31st Oct 1779

probate 26 Oct 1782

York Courant:
All persons to whom the late Edward Wallis, of the City of York,
Physician, stood indebted at the time of his decease are desired to
send an Account thereof, with the Nature of their Securities, to Mr
Thomas Wallis in Colliergate:- And all who are indebted to the estates
and Effects of the said Edward Wallis, are desired to pay the same
immediately to the said Thomas wallis, his Executor.

Edward Wallis

This is the last will and testament of me Edward Wallis of the City of
York Doctor of Physic made the thirty first day of October in the year
of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and seventy nine I give and
devise all my lands tenements hereditaments and real estate whatsoever
in the several counties of Lincoln and Buckingham or elsewhere in
England to my son Thomas Wallis his heirs and assigns upon trust to
sell and dispose of the same as soon as may be after my decease and
out of the purchase money arising from thence in the first place to
pay and satisfy all my just debts, and in the next place to put out to
interest six hundred pounds of the said purchase or if it shall not
yield that surplus then out of my personal estate and pay the interest
arising from thence unto Ann the wife of my son George Wallis during
her natural life; such payments of interest to be into her own hands
and free from the control of her said husband and for her own separate
receipts to be sufficient discharges for the same during and
notwithstanding such her[?] forfeiture[?] and upon trust at the
decease of my said daughter in law to call in and pay the principal
said sum of six hundred pounds unto her son and daughter equally
between them and if either of them shall die in the life time of my
said daughter in law I bequeath the whole of the said sum to the
survivor of them. I give and bequeath to my son John Wallis and my
granddaughter Margaret the daughter of my late son Robert Wallis one
hundred pounds each to be paid at the end of twelve months next after
my decease out of my personal estate and I bequeath to my present
servants if living with me at the time of my decease mourning and
wages to be paid up to the end of the year All the rest and residue of
the purchase money arising from the sale of the said estates and all
my personal estate whatsoever (subject as aforesaid) I give and
bequeath to my said son Thomas Wallis his executors administrators and
assigns. And I will and declare that the receipts of the said Thomas
Wallis or his heirs for the purchase moneys coming to his her or their
hands by virtue thereof shall be sufficient discharges to the person
or persons paying the same who shall not in any wise[?] be obliged to
see to the application or be answerable for the misapplication or non
application thereof. Lastly I constitute and appoint my said son
Thomas Wallis executor of this my last will and testament

In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the day and
year abovewritten.

Signed sealed published and declared by the said testator as and for
his last will and testament in the presence of us who at his request
in his presence and in the presence of each other have subscribed our
names as witness hereto their initialisation[?] between the thirteenth
and fourteenth lines of the first side being first inverted
Will Gray junr
Eliz. Briggs
R Hudson

A codicil to be taken as part of the written will
I bequeath to my wife Christiana the annuity or yearly sum of fifteen
pounds during her life to commence from the day of my decease and be
paid by quarterly payments out of the produce of my real and personal
estate as witness my hand and seal the day and year within written

Signed sealed and published by the testator immediately after the
execution of his will and as a codicil thereto in the presence of
Will Gray junr
Eliz. Briggs
R. Hudson

Thomas Wallis the sole executor within named was sworn before the
Reverand Thomas Richard Clerk Surrogate
Pass'd Seal 26th October 1782 …


…on of the Will and Codicil of Edward Wallis late of the city of York
Doctor of Physic … … dec'd was granted to Thomas Wallis his son and
sole exor.
before Mr Richard[?] … 26th Oct. 1782