Will of
Anne 
Simpson
(
Prickett
) 1711 - 1789, 7th Apr 1789

Will
Catalogue Reference: PROB 11/1219
Dept: Records of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury
Series: Prerogative Court of Canterbury and related Probate
Jurisdictions: Will Registers
Piece: Name of Register: Fountain Quire Numbers: 284 - 329
Date: 31 May 1792
Description: Will of Ann Prickett , Widow of York , Yorkshire
Image contains: 1 will of many for the catalogue reference

This is the Last Will and Testament of me Ann Prickett of the City of
York widow made and published by me the seventh day of April in the
year of Our Lord one thousand seven hundred and eighty six in manner
following (that is to say) I give and bequeath to my son Marmaduke
Prickett the sum of five hundred pounds To my son Captain Thomas
Prickett the sum of seven hundred pounds To my daughter Mary Prickett
the sum of one thousand pounds To my son Josiah Prickett the sum of
seven hundred pounds and to my daughter Ann the wife of John Wallis
apothecary the sum of one hundred pounds all which said several and
respective legacies I do order and direct shall be paid by my
executors hereafter named within six months next after my decease I
give and bequeath to my said sons Marmaduke Prickett and Josiah
Prickett and the survivor of them and the executors and admons of such
survivor the sum of six hundred pounds to be paid them in the six
months after my decease upon trust that they my trsutees and the
survivor of them his executors or administrators shall lay out and
invest the same in real or government security or security at interest
in their or his name or names
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and pay the interest dividends and proceeds thereof from time to time
as the same shall be ... to the said John Wallis or his assigns or
permit him and them to receive the same for and during his natural
life and from and after the decease of the said John Wallis (in case
my said daughter Ann his wife shall him survive) to pay such interest
dividends and proceeds to my said daighter Ann or her assigns or
permit her or them to receive the same during her natural life and
from and after the decease of the survivor of them the said John
Wallis and Ann his wife upon trust to pay and divide the said sum of
six hundred pounds unto and equally amongst all and every the child
and children of my said daughter Ann as and when they shall
respectively arrive at or attain the age of twenty one years and in
the meantime the interest dividends and proceeds thereof to and for
the maintenance and education of such children respectively in such
manner as my said trustees shall think fit and upon further trust in
case any of such children shall happen to die under the age of twenty
one years and without issue to pay and divide the share or shares of
such child or children so dying unto and equally amongst the survivors
or survivor of such child or children as and when he she or they shall
attain his her or their respective age or ages of twenty one years as
aforesasid and the interest dividends and product of such surviving or
accruing share or shares as is hereinbefore mentioned for the benefit
maintenance and education of such surviving child or children provided
always and it is my will and intent that the share or share of such of
the said children as shall die under the aged of twenty one years
leaving issue of his or her or their body or bodies shall go to and be
equally divided amongst such issue (if there shall be more than one
child) of such deceasing child or children of my said daughter Ann
share and share alike and shall be placed out at interest for the
benefit of such issue in like manner as is mentioned with repesct to
his her or their parents or shares of and in the said principal trust
monies and if all my said daughter Ann's children shall happen to die
under the aged of twenty one years and without issue as aforesaid in
such case I will and direct that my said trustees and the survivor of
them his executors or administrators shall and do pay and divide the
said sum of six hundred pounds and the interest dividends and proceed
then due for the same unto and equally amongst them the said Marmaduke
Prickett Josiah Prickett Thomas Prickett and daughter Mary Prickett or
tehir respective representative or representatives in case of the
dedath of any of them so as such representative or representatives do
not take or be entitled to have or
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receive more than the party deceasing would have been entitled to in
case he she or they had been actually I give and bequeath unto my said
daughter Mary all my household goods and furniture plate china table
and used linen and my wearing apparel I give and bequeath unto and
equally between my said daughters Mary Prickett and Ann Wallis and as
to all the rest and residue of my goods chattels and personal estate
(after payment of my debts legacies and funeral expenses) I give and
bequeath the same unto and equally between my said sons Marmaduke
Prickett Thomas Prickett and Josiah Prickett and my daughters Mary
Prickett and Ann Wallis and Lastly I do hereby constitute and appoint
my said sons Marmaduke Prickett Thomas Prickett and Josiah Prickett
executors and trustees of this my last will and testament and I do
dirct that the said Marmaduke Prickett and Josiah Prickett or the
survivor of them his executors or admons shall not be answerable for
any such involuntary losses nor ... for the other of them and that
they may retain out of the said trust monies all their necessary
charges and expenses in the execution of the trusts hereby in them
reposed In witness whereof the said Ann Prickett have hereunto set my
hand and seal the day and year first before written - Ann Prickett -
the testatrix as and for her last will and testament in the presence
of us who at her request in her presence and in the presence of each
other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses Chris Brown
Chrisr. Simpson.

This will was proved at York before the Reverand Edward Willan Clerk
Surrogate of the Right Worshipful Peter Johnson Master of Arts
Commissary and keeper ... of the Exchequer and Prerogative Court of
the Most Reverand father in God William by divine providence Lord
Archbishop of York primate of England and Metropolitan lawfully
constituted ... on the twenty first day of March in the year of Our
Lord one thousand seven hundred and eighty nine Administration of all
and singular of the goods chattels and credits of the said deceased
was granted to Marmaduke Prickett Thomas Prickett and Josiah Prickett
her sons and executors in the said will named they being first sworn
as the law requires saving the right of every other person - Joseph
Buckle, Deputy Reg.

This will was proved at London on the twenty first day of may in the
year of our Lord one thosuand seven hundred and ninety two before the
Right Honourable Sir William Wynne Knight Doctor of Law and Master
Keeper ... Commissary of the preroagtive Court of Canterbury lawfully
constitued by teh Oath of Marmaduke Prickett the son of the decease
one of the exceutors named in the said will to whom administration was
granted of all and singular the goods chattels and credits of the said
deceased having been first sworn by Commission duly to administer
power reserved of making the life grant to Thomas Prickett and Josiah
Prickett the sons also of the deceased and the other executors named
in the said will when they or either of them shall apply for the same.