Will of
Capt. Thomas 
Prickett
(
Wyvill
) 1740 - 1832, 1818

Ref.

Catalogue Reference: PROB 11/1798
Dept: Records of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury
Series: Prerogative Court of Canterbury and related Probate
Jurisdictions: Will Registers
Piece: Name of Register: Tenterden Quire Numbers: 201 - 250
Date: 06 April 1832
Description: Will of Thomas Prickett of Saint Saviour York ,
Yorkshire
Image contains: 1 will of many for the catalogue reference

Extracted from the Registry of the Prerorgative Court of York
I Thos. Prickett Esq. of the parish of St. Saviours in the City of
York make this my last will and testament in my hand writing in the
form and manner following ... I do will and ... and direct that all my
just debts and funeral expenses ... the charge of proving the same
this my will by my executors hereafter mentioned paid and discharged
out of my real and personal estates ... my personal estate not be
sufficient for discharging th same before the hereafter legacies are
paid ... I do
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hereby give and bequeath to my nephew Edwd. Wallis one of my executors
in trust my freehold farm at Newton upon Derwent to him and his heirs
for ever on his complying ... ... ... of the hereafter mentioned
annuities ... of all governmt. taxes charges ... rents and profits of
the beforementioned Estate during the natural lives of the three
following hereafter named persons ... to my niece Sophia Prickett
daughter of my late brother Marmaduke Prickett Esq forty pounds p ann
during her natural life and twenty five pounds a year to my ... and
... valuable servt. Theophila Banks now in my family and a further sum
of ten pounds a year to Elzth. Thirkully[?] and the same to be paid to
herself only ... her ... ... her husband might ... ... ... without
ever running into her hands and it is my further wish that the three
beforementioned annuitants may be paid theur annuities half-yearly I
further give and bequeath tom my servt. Theophila Banks at the request
of my late dear wife four silver table spoons and .. tea spoons with
the Pricketts arms upon them likewise the ... of my bro and ... with
all ... other furniture (that the bed. room may contain) with two pair
of sheets and two table cloths of the ... ... as also my watch and ...
... for mourning I give and bequeath to the children of my nephew
Marmaduke Prickett Esq of Bridlington to his eldest son Marmaduke
three hundred pounds to his second son Paul two hundred pounds to
Robt. to hundred pounds to my nephew and godson Thos. three hundred
pounds and to his daughter Ann two hundred pounds and to his daughter
Sarah being my late ... wife's god daughter three hundred pounds as a
mark of my respect for my friend Wm. S. Nicol[?] Esq. Barrister at Law
I beg that he will accept as a mark of my esteem twenty pounds and
should any difficulties arise respecting my will I am sure he will ...
give his opinion I likewise give and bequeath to the sons of my dear
brother Josiah Prickett Esq., to Marmaduke (Thos. my godson) seven
hundred pounds and to my nephews George Prickett and William five
hundred pounds and I likewise give to my godson Josiah 3rd son of my
nephew Marmaduke Thomas Prickett of Hull one hundred pounds I likewise
give and bequeath to my niece now Diana Wilson wife of Mr. Wilson of
Hull five hundred pounds and to my neice Mrs. J. Ann Reynolds one
hundred pounds the wife of [blank space] Reynolds Esq of the Mount
nigh Whitby likewise to my nephew Arthur Prickett three hundred pounds
and two hundred pounds more (the last sum) to be ... for his life by
my executors on a government security or any others as they may think
proper I likewise give to the following charities the Blue Coat Boys
and the Great[?] Coat Girls twenty five pounds each and to the
Dispensary fifty pounds I likewise give to my ... Mary Knowsley[?]
daughter of Robt. Knowsley Esq. of Nafferton[?] two hundred pounds I
likewise give to my god daughter Harriot Champney now Mrs Morris[?]
daughter of my worthy friend Mr. Wm. Champney late Surgn. in this city
one hundred pounds as a marl of my respect and gratitude for my cozns.
my worthy friends the Revd., Mr. and Mrs. Wyrvill I give and bequeath
to their sons and daughters to the eldest daughter Sarah three hundred
pounds with my large silver waiter (with the Wyvill's arms upon it)
and to Catherine Wyvill my god daughter two hundred pounds wth. my
silver tea pot wth. the Wyvills arms upon it to Henrietta Wyvill one
hundred pounds and to Elizth. Ann now Mrs. Hanson[?] fifty pounds and
also to Wm. Wyvill my late dr. wife's godson two hundred pounds and
two silver sauce boats with the Wyvills arms and also to Marmonby[?]
... and Edwd. Wyvill the sum of fifty pounds with as a small
remembrance of my ... and ten pounds each to my ever dr. and worthy
friends the Revd. ... and Mrs. Wyvill of Burton Hall for each a ring I
likewise give and bequeath to my neice Elizth. Wallis my freehold
house in St. Saviour Gate on condition of her complying wth. the
payment of three hundred pounds to Ann her sister Mrs. Lambert on ...
into profession and I further charge my executors wth. the payment of
two hundred pounds out of my personal estate to my before mentioned
niece Mrs. Lambert wife of Esquire of Hull I likewise give to my niece
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Elizth. Wallis all the furniture in my house except such parts of it
as I have by my will here disposed of to my servt. Theophila Banks
should she be living wth. me at my death and should I hereafter
dispose of any other part of it by codicil (I reserve a power to do
the same) which I expect my executors in trust will attend to I
likewise give and bequeath to my cozn. Elizth. Wright the tea chest
containing the silver sugar basin and tongues and my ... silver cream
jug wth. a trifling remembrance of ten guineas and the same sum to my
cozn. Ann Wright and to Mrs. J. Sykes her sister ten guineas for a
ring In witness whereof I the said Thos. Prickett have signed my name
upon the other side of this sheet of paper and on each side of the
half sheet being marked Nos. 1 and Nos. 2 with my signature at the
bottom of each which contains this my last will and testament bearing
date this twelfth day of March eighteen hundred and eighteen in the
presence of us who at his request in his presence and in the presence
of each other have subscribed our names as witnesses hereunto. Thos.
Prickett Sir Charles Robinson Lieutenant in the Royal Navy Mary
Robinson of the City of York Hannah Robinson Daughter of the above-
I do further will and appoint the three hereafter named persons Marma
Prickett of Bridlington Esq Marma Thos. Prickett of Hull Esq and Edwd.
Wallis Esq. of York as my sole executors and residuary legatees after
paying and confirming all the legacies as ... by my will of this date
and paying all my just debts and expenses incurred by my funeral with
any necessary alterations that of course must occur by the inscription
(of ... my name) on my family monument It is my wish that ... ... ...
Sculptures in St Andrew Gate may be employed to do what is necessary
both at the vault and monument and that Mr. ... be employed as
undertaker who will make the coffin ... same as that he made for my
late dear wife and ... every other part of ye funeral ... after the
same manner It is likewise my wish that my executors would give to the
poor of the parish of St. Saviours five pounds and five pounds to the
poor of the Pavement Parish to be disposed of as the overseers of the
poor may think proper. Thos. Prickett
No.3 I declare this (No. 4 as a codicil to the above will).
Whereas I Thos. Prickett Esq of the City of York have made and only
executed my last will and testament in my own hand writing bearing
date the twelfth dau of march eighteen hundred and eighteen I now give
and bequeath to my niece Mrs. Lambert the wife of Beavor Lambert Esq
or Hull a further sum of two hundred pounds more than ye five hundred
pounds left her in my will as above to be settled upon her (as for her
own private use) and to be at her own disposal I likewise leave to my
niece Clara Wallis daughter of my nephew Edwd. Wallis Esq one hundred
pounds and to my bro Josiah Prickett Esq two hundred pounds and to my
bro Jno Wallis Esq one hundred pounds as a mark of my great esteem and
affectn for him I likewise leave to my dr. and valuable servt.
Theophia Banks for her honest and fathful ... a further sum of two
hundred pounds more than I have left her in my will of ye above date
Thos Prickett (SS) I do declare and ordain this present writing to be
a codicil to my will No. one two and three on the first second and
third half sheets of this paper and the codicil on part of this half
sheet which I have marked no. 4 and that the same being annexed and
taken as a part thereof and do confirm my own will in every particular
thereof In witness whereof I have to this codicil set my name and seal
ye 7th day of Feby. in the year of our Lord 1820 Thos. Prickett (SS)
Signed sealed declared and published by the said Thos Prickett as and
for a codicil annexed to this last Will and Testament to be taken as
part thereod of in the presence of
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Mary Robinson Mary Anne Robinson Hannah Robinson
June the 7th 1820 In case my present servt. Charlotte Douglas (and
original so Robt. Saunderson has left my place long since should be
living with me at the time of my death I give and bequeath to
Charlotte Douglas thirteen guineas and five pounds for mourning and
Robt. Saunderson ten guineas and mourning and my cloaths as my
executors may think proper ... all my silbver of every description I
give to my house keeper Theophila Banks and to ... Rebecca Banks ten
pounds and mouring and to Mary Harris and her two daughters fifteen
pounds for mourning and I further wish my executors to pay ye ten
pounds duty or more chargeable on the two hundred pound legacy (left
in this my will) to my housekeeper Theop. Banks I wish Elizth.
Caiskill[?] to have five pounds given to her for mourning is my wish
... my picture taken by ... be given to my bro. Josiah Prickett Thos
Prickett (SS) Signed sealed declared and published by the said Thos
Prickett as and for a second codicil to this my last will and
testament to be taken as part thereof in the presence of Mary Robinson
Hannah Robinson
York Decr. the 16th 1820 It is my wish to make a further bequest to
my housekeeper Mrs. Theophila Banks to what I have done in my will of
the date of the 12th of March 1818 of the following articles and that
my executors will be so good as to comply with ye same viz. my little
stuffed arm chair and the small round table and five ... all belonging
to my breakfast room and also six tea cups and saucers and six green
... knives and forks and also my second best common tea urn Signed by
me this 16th day of Decr. 1820 Thos. Prickett witness Edward Chapman
Whereas ... Thos. Prickett Esq. have made and dult executed my last
will and testament in my own handwriting bearding date the 12th day of
March 1818 upon a single sheet of paper marked No. 1.2.3 and 4 and I
now do at this present time annex this sheet of paper marked number
five as a codicil to the above mentioned will marked as above in which
I give and bequeath two hundred pounds to my great nephew Charles
Lambert son of Jno. Bever Lambert Esq. of the town of Kingston upon
Hull but should the above mentioned Charles Lambert die before he
arrives at the age of twenty one years I leave the above sum of two
hundred pounds to his ... sisters Ellen and Arabella share and share
alike I also further bequeath to my goddaughter Harriet Champney the
sum of two hundred pounds in addition (to the one hundred) left her in
my will bearing date ye 12th of March 1818 March ye 21st 1821 Thos.
Prickett
I give and bequeath to Mrs. Harriet Menzies late Harriet Champney now
wife of Robt. Menzies Esq of Harewood the sum of two hundred pounds
which sum being left her by the name of Harriet Champney I likewise
give and bequeath to her sister Diana Champney the sum of one hundred
pounds this alteration and bequest being made this 31st day of October
1821 by me Thos. Prickett
... I further charge my nephew Edwd. Wallis Esq to pay a further
annuity of ten pounds a year out of my estate at Newton upon Derwent
to my dr and faithful servt Theophila Banks ... sum ... to the twenty
five pounds a year left her in my will bearing date the twelth day of
March 1818 making the annuity thirt five pounds free from annuity duty
Thos. Pricket (SS) Nov. the 6th 1821 Witness Kitty Thompson William
Welburn
I give and bequeath to Sarah Monson wife of the Revd and Honble Earl
Monson of Bedale late Sarah Wyvill the sum of three hundred pounds and
also my large silver waitor with the Wyvill arms upon it. Thos
Prickett Sept ye 14th 1824
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Appeared Personally Ann Cordley Plummer of this City of York spinster
and Edward Chapman of the same city yeoman and being severally sworn
on the Holy Evangelists alleges and made oath that they knew and were
well aquainted with Thomas Prickett late of the parish of Saint
Saviour in the City of York Esquire deceased for some years before and
down to the time of his death and during such their knowledge and
aquaintance with the now deceased have several times seen him work and
also write and subscribe his name whereby they have become well
aquainted with his manner and haracter of handwriting and subscription
and haviong carefdully viewed and ... the paper writings hereunto
annexed marked respectively with the letters A B and C in red ink
purporting to be the last will and testament and seven codicils of the
said deceased the said paper writing marked A beginning thus "I Thomas
Prickett Esq of the parish of St. Saviour in the City of York" ending
on the last page thereof thus " ... signed sealed declared and
published by the said Thos Prickett as and for a second codicil to his
last will and testament to be taken as a part thereof in the presence
of Mary Robinson Hannah Robinson" and subscribed in seven different
places "Thos Prickett" the said paper writing marked 23 being fastened
by a wafer to the aforesaid paper marked A and beginnign thus "York
Decr the 16th 1820" ending thus "Signed by me this 16th day of
December 1820" and thus subscribed "Thos. Prickett" and witnessed by
the said Edward Chapman and the said paper writing marked and
beginning thus "No. 5 Whereas I Thos. Prickett Esq have made and duly
executed my last will and testament in myn own handwriting" ending
thus "and also my large silver water wth the Wyvill arms upon it Sept
ye 14th 1824" and subscribed in four different places "Thos Prickett"
they these deponents do verily and in their ... believe that as well
the name or words "Thos Prickett" so set and subscribed as aforesaid
to the said three several paper writings as the whole series and
contents thereof and the several interlineations appearing thereon
save and except the names and words "Charles Robinson Lieutenant in
the Royal Navy Mary Robinson of the City of York Hannah Robinson
daughter of the above" the names "Mary Robinson Mary Anne Robinson
Hannah Robinson" and the names "Mary Robinson Hannah Robinson"
respectively set and subscribed as witness attesting the signature of
the said deceased to different parts of the said paper writing marked
A the name "Edward Chapman" set and subscribed as a witness attesting
the signature of the said deceased to the said paper writing marked B
and the name "Kitty Thompson William Welburn" set and subscribed as
witnesses attesting the signature of the said deceased to part of the
said paper writing marked C and also except the aforesaid letters in
... ... A 23 and C were and are of the proper handwriting and
subscription of the said Thomas Prickett deceased Ann Cordley Plummer
Edward Chapman On the twentieth day of the February 1832 the said Ann
Cordley Plummer and Edward Chapman were duly sworn to the truth of
this affidavit before me Joseph Salvin surrogate
Proved at London wuth eight codicils 6th April 1832 before the judge
by the oaths of Marmaduke Prickett Marmaduke Thoms Prickett and Edward
Wallis esquire the newphews the executors named in the first codicil
in whom admon was granted being first sworn (by commission[?]) only to
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