Will of
Sir Sydenham 
) c. 1688 - 1743, 28th Oct 1736

Will of Sir Sydenham Fowke of West Stow , Suffolk

12 July 1743

PROB 11/727

XI. The will of SIR SYDENHAM FOWKE, KNIGHT. Born c. 1688. Buried
at West Stow, 1743. By his marriage with Frances, one of the daughters
and co-heiresses of Edward Progers, he became possessed of West Stow,
He left no children. In the name of God Amen. I Sydenham Fowke of
Westow in the Co. of
Suffolk Knight, being of sound and disposing mind, memory and
do make this my last will and testament. I give unto my dearly beloved
wife, her
heirs and assigns, all my manors, advowsons, lands [etc.] in Westow or
in any
parish near adjoining, and all my right and interest therein. And all
p.tlier my
messuages, lands [etc.J wheresoever they may be, I give to my dearly
beloved wife,
her heirs and assigns. And as to all my jewels, plate, linnen, goods,
cattle, household stuff and furniture and all other my personal
estate, I give -them
for ever (after payment of my just debts, funeral charges and probate
of this my
will) unto my said dear wife, and do make her sole executrix of this
will and do
hereby revoke all former wills by me made. In witness whereof I have
to this my
will contained in one sheet of paper set my hand and seal this October
28, 1736. Sydenham Fowke.
Witnesses. Thomas Evans. Joshua Grigby. Edward Neave. , ; , Proved at
London on July 12, 1743, by Dame.Frances Fowke, widow and
sole executrix. P.C.C. 232 Boycott.