Will detail

Will of Henry Piles of Westbourne

Date signed: 13 Sep 1811, Probate date: 29 Nov 1811

This is the last will and testament of me Henry Piles of Westbourne in the county of Sussex labourer ________ I give _________ my five freehold messuages or tenements gardens __________ and premises with __________ situate at Warnford in the county of Southampton and _______ in the ________ occupation of messrs Mansbridge Woodall Green Gregory and unto my respected friends Joseph Smith of Westbourne aforesaid merchant and Michael Turner of the same place yeoman their heirs and assigns but upon trust _________ the my said trustees or the survivor of them or the heirs and assigns of their survivors all and __ as soon as _________ may be after my bereave sell and dispose of my said (messuages) or tenements either by public sale or auction or by private contract to ____ person or persons as ____ all or may be willing to become the purchaser or purchasers thereof who having paid his her or their purchase ________ unto and obtained a receipt or receipts for that _____ from my said trustee or trustees shall thereby be acquitted and discharged of and from ______ _______ money as in ______ receipt or receipts shall be acknowledged or _______ to be ________ shall not be answerable or accountable for any loss misapplication non applicaton thereof And as to for ________ the sum or sums of money which shall arise or be received by or from such trustees or trustee for the trust (being) shall and do in the first place after accounting the expense of making ______ sale or sales and ______ expenses and thereto pay the said Joseph Smith the money which he has had the goodness to lend me and all _______ _______ sum or sums of money as _______ ________ indebted to him at the time of my death And all of my just debts and funeral and testamentary expenses and invest the residue and remainder thereof on ________ or other good security at interest in his or their names or name and vary alter or ________ _______ _______ and _______ when as and often as ______ they may think proper and shall and so pay apply and dispose of the proceeds and product thereof as and when the same shall be ________ unto my dear wife during her widowhood to enable her to support (educate) and bring up my son and from and after the death or marriage of my said wife upon ______ ______ to pay apply assign and dispose of the whole of the stocks funds and securities unto my said son his (heirs) and (assigns) But if my said son shall happen to die under the age of twenty one years and without having lawful _______ _______ ______ _______ _____ that they my said trustees or trustee shall and do pay and * apply and dispose of the residue thereof unto any equally between my next of kin share and share alike and subject also to the payment of my just debts and funeral and testamentary expenses _____ give and bequeath all and singular my household goods and furniture ______ and __________ of household and all _____ my personal estate of ________ _______ or kind ________ ________ _______ _________ of unto the said Joseph Smith and Michael Turner their (heirs) and (assigns) But upon upon trust that they my said trustees shall and do as soon as conveniently be after my decease convert the same into money and pay and apply the same unto and for the benefit of my said wife and child in sure way and (manner) as they my said trustees shall think proper and my will is that they my trustees and ______ of them and their and ______ of their ______ ______ and ______ respectively shall and may (by) with and out of ______ monies as shall ______ to their _______ by virtue of this my will reimburse themselves and himself and allow to _____ all (sure) costs charged and expended whatsoever as they shall respectively expend sustain or be put unto in or about the execution or performance of this my will (or) ______ trusts _____by _______ in them and that they my said trustees their heirs _____ or assigns or any of them shall not be allowable or accountable the one for the other of them or for __________ or deeds or the other of them but _____ only for his own ____ ______ _______ and defaulted respectively _______ _______ _______ they or other of them _______ _______ allowable or accountable for any _______ which may happen to or befall any part of the said trust estate without their _______ wilful neglect and default and I nominate _______ and appoint the said Joseph Smith and Michael Turner joint executors of this my last will and testament and _______ with my said wife guardians of my child during his minority In witness whereof I the said Henry Piles the testator _______ to this my last will and testament _______ in _______ _______ (texts) of paper _______ _______ _______ set my hand and seal the 13th day of September in the year of our Lord 1811 Henry Piles his mark X signed and sealed published and _______ by the said Henry Piles the testator as for this last will and testament in the presence of us _______ _______ present at his request and in the (presence) of _______ _______ _______ subscribed our hands as witnesses hereto Jas Brown Thos Silverlock Thos Bullen

Proved at London the 29th November 1811 before the _______ _______ _______ of Joseph Smith and Michael Turner the exors to whom admon was granted having been first sworn by _______ only to administer

* and apply thirty pounds sterling part of such stocks funds and securities unto my said wife to and for her own use and benefit and pay

Transcribed by:

Andrew Pile.

Notes about this will:

Henry Piles was buried at Westbourne 8 October 1811



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