Will of
Thomas (Tomey) 
Wallis
(
Hutton
) 1723 - 1761, 4th Jul 1760

proved 26 Apr 1761

Will of Thomas Wallis of Lincolns Inn , Middlesex
22 April 1761
PROB 11/865

Could this be his
Prerogative Court of Canterbury Wills Index 1717-1845
WALLIS Thomas Lincolnshire England December 1760

Nottingham Uni.
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Title Probate of the will (dated 3 Jul. 1760) of Thomas Wallis of
Lincoln's Inn; proved at London, 22 Apr. 1761
DatesOfCreation 22 Apr. 1761
Extent 2 membranes
ContentDescription If he dies childless, he gives all his personal
estate, and all his real estate for her life to his 'most valuable and
meritorious' wife Dorothy Wallis; if he has children, gives all his
real estate to his wife for her life, and all his personal estate upon
trust to pay for the maintenance and education of his children; gives
all his real estate to George Wanley Bowes Esq. and Francis Cush Esq.
and their heirs, upon trust to convey the estate to any child of his
in tail general, and then to his half-brother George Banks Esq. for
his life, and then to George Banks' male heirs in strict settlement;
gives his trustees 300 each, plus their expenses; appoints his wife
as sole executrix, and gives her all his undisposed real estate.

Endorsed with memorandum that it is a true copy of the original will,
certified by John Stevens and Edward Goodwin, notaries public, 23 Jul.
1762.

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Title Settlements of the estate of the late Thomas Wallis in
Lincolnshire, Leicestershire, Northumberland and Middlesex, and
confirmation of the terms of his will; 28-29 Jan. 1763, 4 Feb. 1763
and 21 Jul. 1764
DatesOfCreation 28 Jan. 1763-21 Jul. 1764
Extent 5 items
ContentDescription In his will, Thomas Wallis of Lincoln's Inn left
his real estate to his wife Dorothy Wallis for her life, and then to
his half-brother George Banks and his male heirs. The will was
unsuccessfully challenged in court by Thomas Wallis's cousin and
heir-at-law, George Wallis. The deeds and documents in this series
effected a confirmation and settlement of the estate to the
beneficiaries named in Thomas Wallis's will.

The deeds relate to the manor, grange and farm of Dencourt Hall
[D'Eyncourt Hall] alias Deincourt Hall alias Denicourt Hall alias
Deynecourt Hall, Lincolnshire, the manor house called Deancourt alias
Denicourt, a quarter of the tithes of Kirton, Lincolnshire, messuages
and lands in Algarkirke alias Alderchurch [Algarkirk], Sutterton,
Wigtoft, Swineshead, Winthorpe and Burgh alias Burrough Marsh, the
manor of Forthington [Fordington] with messuages and lands in
Forthington and Ulceby, messuages and lands in Orby, Dalby, Dexthorpe,
Maltby, Struby [Strubby], Mablethorpe, Theddlethorpe, Cockeringham St
Leonards, and Mumby or Mumby Chapel, and the manor of Ingoldmells
alias North and South Hiltoft, the advowson of Ingoldmells, messuages
and lands in Winthorpe and Theddlethorpe, messuages and land in
Summercoates [Somercotes], Croft and Cawthorpe, the manor of Carlton,
messuages and land in Braytoft, Anderbury, Hannah alias Hannah cum
Hagnaby, and Sutton alias Sutton Marsh, messuages in streets called
Walkergate and Westgate in Louth, and pieces of land in Louth,
Willoughby, Addlethorpe, Thoresthorpe and Saleby, Lincolnshire; also
messuages and lands in Sileby, Leicestershire, a messuage in Alnwick,
Northumberland, and a set of chambers on the east side of Lincoln's
Inn New Square, Middlesex, on the north side of the staircase over
Serle's Coffee House.

THF/F/5/11/1-2: Deeds of lease and release of the estate, dated 28-29
Jan. 1763, from George Wallis of Brigg, Lincolnshire, and his brother
Edward Wallis, to Robert Banks Hodgkinson, to the use of Dorothy
Wallis of Sunninghill, Berkshire, widow, for her life, and then to the
uses stated in Thomas Wallis's will. With quitclaim by George Wallis
of two acres of copyhold pasture land in Winthorpe in the manor of
Ingoldmells with Addlethorpe, which Thomas Wallis had failed to
surrender to the uses of his will. Consideration: 403 2 shillings 10
pence taxed and agreed to be paid by Dorothy Wallis for George
Wallis's costs, and 100 guineas paid by Dorothy Wallis to George and
Edward Wallis.

THF/F/5/11/3: Order of the Court of Common Pleas, dated 4 Feb. 3 Geo.
III [1763], in a cause of ejectment between Richard Roe on the demise
of George Wallis, against Dorothy Wallis, widow, that an agreement
between Dorothy Wallis and Edward Wallis on behalf of George Wallis,
dated 17 Dec. 1762, be made a Rule of this Court. Recites the terms of
the agreement to end all disputes between the parties concerning the
estates of the late Thomas Wallis of Lincoln's Inn.

THF/F/5/11/4: Exemplification of verdict in the Court of Common Pleas,
in the case Roe v. Wallis, widow, concerning land in Hannah cum
Hagnaby, Sutton, Markby and Little Carlton, Lincolnshire; signed 8
Feb. 3 Geo. III [1763].

THF/F/5/11/5: Deed of release and confirmation of the estate, dated 21
Jul. 1764, from George Wallis, and George Wanley Bowes and Francis
Cust (executors of the will of Thomas Wallis), to Francis Topham and
Robert Banks Hodgkinson, to the use of Dorothy Wallis for her life,
and then to the use of George Banks of Boyle Street, Burlington
Gardens, Middlesex, Esq., for his life, and to his male heirs in tail
male, and in default of such heirs, to the use of Dorothy Wallis and
her heirs. With covenant by George Wallis to surrender two acres of
copyhold pasture land in Winthorpe in the manor of Ingoldmells with
Addlethorpe into the hands of the Lord of the Manor, to the same uses.
Consideration: payment by Dorothy Wallis of two sums of 300 and 300
plus interest (legacies in the will of Thomas Wallis), to George
Wanley Bowes and Francis Cust out of the late Thomas Wallis's personal
estate, according to the terms of an Order in Chancery given on 1 Mar.
1764.