Will detail

Will of Charles Pile of Littlehampton

Date signed: 13 Jan 1865, Probate date: 26 May 1869

This is the last Will and Testament of me Charles Pile of Littlehampton Sussex Master Mariner Whereby I give and bequeath all my real and personal estate wheresoever and whatsoever unto my wife Louisa Pile absolutely and I appoint the said Louisa Pile sole Executrix of this my Will in witness whereof I have hereunto subscribed my name this thirteenth day of January one thousand eight hundred and sixty five

Charles Pile Master Mariner signed and declared by the said Charles Pile the testator as and for his last Will and Testament in the joint presence of us who at his request and in his presence have hereunto subscribed our names as witness hereto

Thomas Heward John Heward

In Her Majesty’s Court of Probate

The District Registry at Chichester

In the goods of Charles Pile deceased

I John Heward of Littlehampton in the County of Sussex Shipowner make oath that I am one of the subscribing witnesses to the last Will and Testament of the said Charles Pile late of Littlehampton in the County of Sussex Master Mariner in the Merchant Service deceased the said Will being now hereunto annexed bearing date the thirteenth day of January 1865 and that the said testator executed the said Will on the day of the date thereof by signing his name at the foot or end thereof as the name now appears thereon in the presence of me and of Thomas Heward the other subscribed witness thereto both of us being present at the same time and we thereupon attested and subscribed the said Will in the presence of the said testator John Heward sworn at Littlehampton in the County of Sussex on the 19th day of May 1869 before me J. G. J Dally a Commissioner to administer oaths in Chancery in England

Proved at Chichester the 26th day of May 1869 by the oath of Louisa Pile Widow the Relict of the deceased the sole Executrix named in the said Will to whom administration was granted

The Testator Charles Pile was late of Littlehampton in the County of Sussex Master Mariner in the Merchant Service and died on the 7th day of November 1869 at Sea off the Scilly Islands.

?? French & Hardwick

Solrs Littlehampton

Transcribed by:

Andrew Pile.

Notes about this will:

Charles Pile married Louisa Horne 22 December 1842 at Littlehampton St. Mary

The Will states that Charles Pile died 7 November 1869 though the Will was proved 26 May 1869. The probate calendar states he died on 7 November 1868.



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