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1822 Richard Wyatt

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Date: 13 Dec 1821 to 28 Apr 1822
Location: Arundel, Sussex, Englandmap
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Will of Richard Wyatt of Arundel

In the name of God Amen. I Richard Wyatt of Arundel in the County of Sussex Esquire being of sound and disposing mind and memory do make this my last Will and Testament in manner following. First and principally I commend my Soul to God who gave it and my body I commit to the Earth to be decently interred at the discretion of my Executors hereinafter named and as to such worldly estate as God of his goodness hath bestowed upon me I give and dispose thereof as follows that is to say I give and devise unto my loving wife Charlotte all those my messauges or dwelling houses, coach house, stables, yard, gardens, hereditaments and premises situate at Arundel aforesaid and now in the possession and occupation of myself and my coachman GEORGE CHALFORD to hold to her heirs and assigns for ever also I give and bequeath unto my said wife all the beds, bedding, linen, plate, jewels, glass, china, books, prints and pictures, household goods and furniture, carriages, horses, harness and horse equipages and live and dead stock which I shall die possessed of and all the fixtures in and about my dwelling house wherein I reside at Arundel aforesaid to and for her own sole and absolute use benefit and disposal also I give and bequeath unto my said wife the sum of six thousand pounds sterling of lawful British money which I intend shall be taken and received by her in discharge of all claims and demands which she can or may have against me my heirs Executors or Administrators by virtue of the settlement made previous to and in contemplation of my marriage with her also I give and bequeath unto and equally between all and every children of my late aunt ANN TROWER the sum of one thousand pounds sterling of like money and I give and bequeath the part or share parts or shares of the said one thousand pounds of such of them as may be now dead or shall die in my lifetime unto his her or their loyal representatives also I give and bequeath unto my Godson JOHN SMITH son of my late Sister in Law SUSAN SMITH the sum of three hundred pounds of like money also I give and bequeath unto my five God children EDWARD WARDROPER son of RICHARD WARDROPER of Midhurst in the said County of Gentleman CHARLES WARDROPER son of CHARLES WARDROPER of Etchingham in the said County Gentleman WOODLAND WYATT WARDROPER son of EDWARD WARDROPER of Arundel aforesaid Surgeon HARRY otherwise HENRY HART son of RICHARD and SARAH HART of Uckfield in the same County and GEORGIANA MAYAN daughter of ARTHUR and MARY ANN MAYAN the sum of one hundred pounds a piece of like money also I give and bequeath unto ELIZABETH BRIDGER wife of WILLIAM BRIDGER of Wick in the parish of Lodminster? In the said County the sum of one hundred pounds of like money also I give and bequeath unto GRACE the wife of GEORGE BURT of Wick aforesaid the sum of twenty pounds of like money also I give and bequeath unto each and every one of my servants that shall be in my service or employment at the time of my decease the sum of twenty pounds a piece of like money all which legacies or sums of money I do direct shall be paid unto the several legatees above named respectively within six months next after my decease and it is my Will and meaning and I do hereby direct that my Trustees hereinafter named and the survivors and survivor of them and the Executors and Admons of the Survivors of them do and shall immediately after my decease call in and receive all such sum and sums of money that shall be due and owing to me on mortgage bond bill or note at the time of my decease save and exempt what may be due and owing to me from my kinsman WILLIAM WYATT or any of his family and apply the same together with such dividends and interest as shall be due to me at my decease and all such ready money as I may have in the hands of my bankers or elsewhere in the discharge of my debts and funeral and testamentary expenses and of the several legacies hereinbefore given and bequeathed but in case my said Trustees shall not be able to raise and pay the said legacies by the means aforesaid within the said six months then I charge my stock in the four per cent Bank Annuities with the payment thereof or so much thereof as shall remain unpaid at the expiration of twelve months after my decease and upon payment of the aforesaid legacies I do direct my said Trustees to invest and continue invested on government securities all my other monies until it is needful to sell and transfer the same for the payment of the legacies hereinafter my me given and bequeath also I give and bequeath all my personal estate and effects not hereinbefore disposed of unto my kinsman WILLIAM GIBBS of Itchnor? In the said County yeoman and my friends the said RICHARD WARDROPER RICHARD HOLMES of Arundel aforesaid Gentleman and JOHN DUKE? Of Lodminster aforesaid yeoman upon trust that they and the survivors and survivor of them and the Executors and Administrators of the survivor of them do and shall pay apply transfer and dispose of the same and the dividends interest and proceed and produce arising therefrom in manner hereinafter given and bequeathed that is to say I give and bequeath unto my sister SARAH WYATT and her assigns for and during the term of her natural life the yearly dividends interest proceed and produce of four thousand pounds stock navy five per cent annuities also I give and bequeath unto my sister JANE the wife of JOHN GEERING and her assigns for and during the term of her natural life independent of her husband the yearly dividends interest proceed and produce of four thousand pounds stock navy five per cent annuities and direct that her receipts alone shall be from time to time a good and sufficient discharge to my said Trustees for the same also I give and bequeath unto my kinsman WILLIAM GROOM for and during the term of his natural life the yearly dividends interest proceed and produce of five hundred pounds stock in the four per cent Bank Annuities also I give and bequeath unto JOHN CHEAL my labourer and his assigns for and during the term of his natural life the yearly dividends interest proceed and produce of one thousand pounds stock in the three per cent Consolidated Bank Annuities and from and after his decease I give and bequeath the same annuity unto his wife ELIZABETH and her assigns so long as she shall remain his widow and I give and bequeath unto my gardener HENRY RANDALL and his assigns for and during the term of his natural life the yearly dividends interest proceed and produce of five hundred pounds stock in the said three per cent annuities and from and after his decease I give and bequeath the same annuity unto his present wife and her assigns for and during the term of her natural life also I give and bequeath unto SARAH BROWN the widow of my late shepherd WILLIAM BROWN and her assigns for and during the term of her natural life the yearly dividend interest proceed and produce of five hundred pounds stock in the said three per cent annuities and from and after the determination of the said annuities so as aforesaid given and bequeathed by the death of the said several annuitants or otherwise then I give and bequeath the same annuities unto my said Wife and her assigns for and during the term of her natural life the yearly dividends interest proceed and produce of all the rest residue and remainder of my personal estate so hereinbefore given and bequeathed to the said WILLIAM GIBBS, RICHARD WARDROPER, RICHARD HOLMES and JOHN DUKE upon trust as aforesaid and I do hereby direct my said Trustees and the survivors and survivor of them and the Executors and Administrators of the survivor of them to pay the dividends interest proceed and produce so as aforesaid given and bequeathed to the said SARAH WYATT, JANE GEERING, WILLIAM GROOM, JOHN CHEAL and ELIZABETH his wife HENRY RANDALL and his wife and SARAH BROWN and my said wife respectively when and as the same shall become due and payable and from and after the several deceases of my said wife and sisters I give and bequeath unto my nephew HUGH PENFOLD the sum of four thousand pounds stock navy five per cent annuities also I give and devise unto my said wife all that close of land situate at Wick aforesaid called the School Croft containing half an acre more or less bounded on the west by the Kings Highway on the north by a house and garden on the east by the east wionfiled? And on the south by Downers Garden to hold the same unto my said wife and her assigns for and during the term of her natural life and from and after her decease I give and devise the same close of land unto the said WILLIAM GIBBS, RICHARD WARDROPER, RICHARD HOLMES and JOHN DUKE to hold the same unto the said WILLIAM GIBBS, RICHARD WARDROPER, RICHARD HOLMES and JOHN DUKE their heirs and assigns upon the trusts hereinafter mentioned and declared of and containing the same and from and after the decease of my said wife I give and bequeath the said WILLIAM GIBBS, RICHARD WARDROPER, RICHARD HOLMES and JOHN DUKE the sum of three thousand pounds stock navy five per cent annuities upon trust that they and the survivors and survivor of them and the Executors and Administrators of such survivor so and shall within twelve months next after the decease of my said wife lay out so much of the same three thousand pounds stock as they shall think proper not exceeding one third part thereof in erecting and building a firm convenient and commodious messuage or tenement and two school rooms with tables and stools in and upon the said School Croft such messuage or tenement not having less than two rooms upon the ground floor besides the school rooms nor less than two rooms on the second floor and the school rooms to be each twenty five feet long and fifteen feet wide and ten feet high at the least and upon trust that they my said Trustees and the survivors and survivor of them and the Executors and Admors of such survivor do and shall within three months after the said messuage or tenement and school rooms shall be erected and made habitable convey assign and transfer the said School Croft and messuage or tenement and school rooms together with so much of the said three thousand pounds and the stock and the dividend thereof as shall not be expended in the erecting and building of the same messuages or tenement and school rooms unto five substantial householders of the said parish of Leominster? to be Trustees of a Charity School to be established for instructing the poor children of the said parish of Leominster and Villages adjacent to read only and it is my will and meaning and I do hereby direct that the Trustees of the said Schools and the Master and Mistress and the Scholars of the same Schools shall be elected and selected as herein after mentioned and the said School Croft and messauge or tenement stock and premises shall be used applied and disposed of in the establishing and keeping of the said schools in the manner hereinafter mentioned that is to say that the Trustees of this my Will do elect five substantial householders of the said parish of Leominster to be Trustees of the said school preferring the Vicar of the said parish the proprietor of Courtwick Estate the proprietor of Leominster Place Farm the proprietor of the estate of Wick now belonging to JAMES SHOTTER Esquire and the proprietor of the estate at Wick now belonging to THOMAS DUKE that none but members of the Established Church of England and substantial householders (being males) shall be capable of being Trustees of the said schools that as often as a vacancy shall happen by the death or removal of any or either of the Trustees of the said schools the survivors or the major part of them shall within three months after such vacancy shall ___ elect a new Trustee in the place of stead of him so dying or removing the survivors of them always preferring the Vicar of the said parish and the proprietors of the said several estates being residents of the said parish and males and members of the said Church but in case either of the proprietors of the said estates shall happen to be a female then the proprietor of some other estate in the said parish shall be chosen instead of such female that on the election of every now Trustee the said School Croft and messuage or tenement stocks and premises shall be conveyed assigned and transferred by the surviving and old Trustees unto their now? Names and the names of such now Trustee or Trustees that the first set of Trustees of the said schools or the major part of them shall within three months after their being chosen elect a proper Master and Mistress to reside in the said messuage or tenement and to keep the said schools and in case such Master or Mistress either of them shall misconduct himself or herself or shall die resign or became incapable of managing the said schools that then the Trustees of the said schools or the major part of them shall within three months afterwards elect another Master or Mistress to supply the place of him or her so misconducting himself or herself or dying or resigning or becoming incapable of managing the said schools that no Master or Mistress be admitted to keep the said schools but such as are members of the said Church that there be elected by the major part of the Trustees as soon as a Master or Mistress be appointed as many poor men’s sons and daughters of the said parish of Leominster and Villages adjacent as may be conveniently accommodated and taught to be Scholars of the said Schools that no boy or girl be admitted under the age of five years or be continued after the age of eleven years nor shall any boy or girl be admitted who is not a member of the said Church that the boys be kept separate from the girls and be taught the catechism and to read the bible by the Master that the girls be also taught the same by the Mistress and that such tables and books be provided by the Trustees for the use of the Scholars and taught by the Master and Mistress according as to the plan laid down by DOCTOR BELL and that a prayer book and bible shall be given to each child when they are capable of reading the same that the Master and Mistress and such of the Scholars as reside in the said parish of Leominster shall unless prevented by sickness or lameness or unfavourable weather attend divine service at the parish church of Leominster once on every Sunday and on Good Fridays and Christmas days that as often as any vacancy shall occur by any Scholars leaving the Schools the Master or Mistress shall give immediate notice thereof to the Trustees and the major part of them shall elect other children to supply such vacancies that a book be kept by the Master for the inspection of the Trustees wherein shall be fairly written the names and ages of such Scholars and the duties of their admission to the Schools but the costs of repairing the said messuage or tenement and Schools and keeping the same insured for a sum not exceeding the value thereof from loss or damage by fire and of conveying and assigning the said stock and premises as aforesaid and of providing tables and books for the use of the Scholars from time to time shall be born and paid by the Trustees for the time being out of the dividends of the stock so hereby directed to be assigned and transferred to them and that the surplus of such dividends shall be equally divided as the same shall become due and payable between the Master and Mistress of the Schools for the time being that the Master and Mistress of the Schools shall have the use of the messuage or tenement and croft and occupy the same rent free and that the school rooms shall be used as such and for no other purpose whatever that if any of the Scholars shall misconduct themselves or shall come uncleanly to School or Church they shall be admonished for the same by the Master and if after such admonition they shall offend again the Trustees of the Schools are hereby impowered to dismiss such offender or offenders therefrom and to elect other Scholars in their stead and from and after the decease of my said wife I give and bequeath unto my niece MIRIAM GREEN the wife of REVEREND JOHN CHEAL? GREEN and her assigns for and during the term of her natural life the dividends interest and produce of six thousand pounds stock in the said four per cent annuities which I do hereby direct shall be paid unto her by my said Trustees when and as the same shall become due and payable after my decease of my said wife and it is my will and meaning that the dividends interest and produce of the said six thousand pounds stock so given to the said MIRIAM GREEN as aforesaid shall not be subject or liable to the control intermeddling debts or engagements of her present or any other after taking husband but entirely at her own sole and separate disposal and for her own sole and separate use and benefit for which purpose I will and direct that her receipt and receipts or order in writing for the same under her hand from time to time shall be a good and sufficient discharge for the same notwithstanding the covorture? And if the said MIRIAM GREEN shall die leaving issue then from and after the several deceases of my said wife and the said MIRIAM GREEN I do direct that they my said Trustees shall lay out the dividends interest and produce of the said six thousand pounds stock when and so often as the same shall become due and payable of government securities until the youngest child of her the said MIRIAM GREEN attain the age of twenty one years or being but one child until he or she shall attain that age which said six thousand pounds stock together with the dividends interest and produce arising therefrom and all accumulations thereof to be laid out as aforesaid I do give and bequeath unto and equally between the children of the said MIRIAM GREEN to be paid unto them by my said Trustees when the youngest of such children attains the said age of twenty one years and if but one child to be paid by my said Trustees unto such only child when he or she attains that age but if the said MIRIAM GREEN shall happen to die without leaving issue then from and after the several decease of my said wife and the said MIRIAM GREEN I give and bequeath the said six thousand pounds stock unto the said EDWARD GREENFIELD PENFOLD and from and after the decease of my said wife I give and bequeath unto the said EDWARD GREENFIELD PENFOLD the sum of two thousand pounds stock in the said three per cent annuities and from and after the decease of my said wife I give and bequeath unto my kinswoman ANN CHITTY wife of JOHN CHITTY of Singleton in the said County yeoman and her assigns for and during the term of her natural life the dividend interest and produce of two thousand pounds stock in the said three per cent annuities which I do direct shall be paid unto her by my said Trustees when and as the same shall become due and payable after the decease of my said wife and meaning that the same shall not be subject or liable to the control intermeddling debts or engagements of her said husband but entirely at her own sole and separate disposal and for her own sole and separate use and benefit for which purpose I will and direct that her receipt and receipts or order in writing for the same under her hand from time to time shall be a good and sufficient discharge for the same notwithstanding her coverture and from and after the several deceases of my said wife and the said ANN CHITTY I give and bequeath the said two thousand pounds unto and equally between all and every the children of the said ANN CHITTY also I give and bequeath unto my kinswoman SARAH WYATT PEACHEY of Bognor in the said County the sum of two thousand pounds stock in the said three per cent Bank annuities also I give and bequeath unto my kinswoman MARY WYATT QUENNELL the sum of two thousand pounds stock three per cent annuities also I give and bequeath unto my kinswoman SARAH the wife of JOHN BURNAND? Of Aldingbourne in the said County yeoman the sum of two thousand pounds stock in the said three per cent annuities also I give and bequeath unto the said WILLIAM GIBBS the sum of three thousand pounds stock in the said three per cent annuities also I give and bequeath unto my kinswoman the said SARAH HART the like sum of three thousand pounds stock in the said three per cent annuities also I give and bequeath unto my kinswoman ANN PADWICK? the sum of two thousand pounds stock in the said three per cent annuities also I give and bequeath unto my kinsman JOHN WYATT of Aldingbourne aforesaid yeoman the sum of six thousand five hundred pounds stock in the said three per cent annuities also I give and bequeath unto my kinsman WILLIAM WYATT brother of the said JOHN WYATT such sum as shall be equal to the value of four thousand pounds stock in the five per cent navy bank annuities at the expiration of six months next after the decease of my said wife and it is my will and meaning that all sum and sums of money now due and owing to me from the said WILLIAM WYATT and his son THOMAS WYATT upon Bond note or otherwise or which shall be due and owing from them or either of them or from any or either of the children of the said WILLIAM WYATT to me at the time of my decease shall be taken and received by the said WILLIAM WYATT in part payment of the legacy hereby given to him also I give and bequeath unto and equally between all and every the children of my said late aunt ANN TROWER the sum of two thousand five hundred pounds stock in the four per cent Bank Annuities and I give and bequeath the part or share parts or shares of the last mentioned two thousand five hundred pounds stock of such of the children of the said ANN TROWER as may be now dead or shall die in my lifetime unto his or her loyal representatives also I give and bequeath unto the said RICHARD WARDROPER the sum of one thousand pounds stock in the said five per cent annuities also I give and bequeath unto the said RICHARD HOLMES the sum of five hundred pounds stock five per cent annuities also I give and bequeath unto the said JOHN DUKE the sum of five hundred pounds stock five per cent annuities and as to all those legacies for which I have not before provided a time for payment I do direct shall be paid out of the residue of my said personal estate so given and bequeathed upon trust as aforesaid unto the several legatees respectively within six months next after the decease of my said wife and in case there shall be any debt or debts due and owing to my estate upon bond Bill note or otherwise from any of the above named legatees at the time then respective loyalties shall become payable it is my will and meaning that the amount of such debts shall go to and be r_____ by such legatee or legatees who shall owe the same in part discharge of his her or their legacy or legacies and from and after the determination of the several annuities so given and bequeathed to the said SARAH WYATT, JANE GEERING, WILLIAM GROOME, JOHN CHEAL and ELIZABETH his wife and HENRY RANDALL and his wife and SARAH BROWN by death or otherwise and from and after the decease of my said wife I give and bequeath the stock from which the several annuities are to arrive unto my said nephew EDWARD GREENFIELD PENFOLD and from and after the decease of my said wife I give and bequeath unto the said EDWARD GREENFIELD PENFOLD all the rest residue and remainder of my said personal estate so given and bequeathed upon trust as aforesaid and I do hereby give and devise unto my said wife all that my manor of Wick in the said County of Sussex with the rights members and appurtenances thereof and also all and singular my messuages farms lands tenements hereditaments and premises with their appurtenances situate and lying and being in the several parishes of Leominster Littlehampton Steyning Goring and Broadwater in the said County of Sussex (not hereinbefore devised) to hold unto her my said wife and her assigns for and during the term of her natural life but it is my will and meaning that my said wife shall not break up or cause or permit or suffer to be broken up any of the land except such land as shall be in tillage at the time of my decease and from and after the decease of my said wife I give and devise my said manor messuages farms lands tenements hereditaments and premises unto the said RICHARD WARDROPER RICHARD HOLMES and JOHN DUKE their heirs and assigns to the several uses and upon the trusts and subject to the provisos hereinafter mentioned and declared of and concerning the same that is to say to the use and behoof of my nephew the said HUGH PENFOLD and his assigns for and during the term of his natural life and from and immediately after the determination of that estate by forfeiture or otherwise to the use of the said RICHARD WARDROPER RICHARD HOLMES and JOHN DUKE and their heirs during the life of the said HUGH PENFOLD in trust to support the contingent remainders next hereinafter limited from being defeated or destroyed and for that purpose to make entries and to bring actions as occasion shall require not nevertheless to permit and suffer the said HUGH PENFOLD and his assigns to resolve and take the rents issues and profits thereof during his natural life and from and immediately after the decease of the said HUGH PENFOLD to the use and behoof of the first son of the body of the said HUGH PENFOLD lawfully to be begotten and of the heirs male of the body of such first son lawfully issuing and for default of such issue to the use and behoof of the second third fourth fifth and every other son and sons of the body of the said HUGH PENFOLD lawfully to be begotten severally successively and in remainder due after another as they shall be in priority of birth and seniority of age and the heirs male of the body of such respective son and sons lawfully issuing so that the elder of such sons and the heirs male of his body be always preferred and take before the younger of the same sons and the heirs male of his body and for default of such issue to the use and behoof of the said EDWARD GREENFIELD PENFOLD and his assigns for and during the term of his natural life and from and after the determination of that estate by forfeiture or otherwise to the use of the said RICHARD WARDROPER, RICHARD HOLMES and JOHN DUKE and their heirs during the life of the said EDWARD GREENFIELD PENFOLD in trust to preserve the conting__ remainders next hereinafter limited from being defeated and destroyed and for that purpose to make entries and bring actions as the case shall require but nevertheless to permit and suffer the said EDWARD GREENFIELD PENFOLD and his assigns to receive and take the rents issues and profits of the said premises to his and their own use during his natural life and from and after the decease of the said EDWARD GREENFIELD PENFOLD to the use and behoof of the first son of the body of the said EDWARD GREENFIELD PENFOLD lawfully begotten and the heirs male of the body of such first son lawfully issuing and for default of such issue then to the use and behoof of the second third fourth fifth and every other son and sons of the body of the said EDWARD GREENFIELD PENFOLD lawfully to be begotten severally and successively and in remainder one after another as they shall be in priority of birth and seniority of age and the heirs male of the body of such respective son and sons lawfully issuing so as that the elder of such issue and the heirs male of his body be always preferred and take before the younger of the same sons and the heirs male of his body and for default of such issue to the use and behoof of the first daughter of the body of the said HUGH PENFOLD lawfully to be begotten and the heirs male of the body of such first daughter lawfully issuing and in default of such issue then to the use and behoof of the second third fourth and every other daughter or daughters of the body of the said HUGH PENFOLD lawfully begotten severally successively and in remainder one after another s they shall be in priority of birth and seniority of age and the heirs male of the body of such respective daughter and daughters lawfully issuing so as that the elder of such daughters and the heirs male of her body be always preferred and take before the younger of the same daughters and the heirs male of her body and for default of such issue to the use and behoof of the first daughter of the body of the said EDWARD GREENFIELD PENFOLD lawfully to be begotten and the heirs male of the body of such first daughter lawfully issuing and for default of such issue then to the use and behoof of the second third fourth fifth and every other daughter and daughters of the body of the said EDWARD GREENFIELD PENFOLD lawfully begotten severally successively and in remainder one after another as they shall be in priority of birth and seniority of age and the heir male of the body of such daughter and daughters lawfully issuing so as that the elder of such daughters and the heirs male of her body be always preferred and take before the younger of the same daughters and the heirs male of her body and for default of such issue to the use and behoof of the heirs of the body of the said HUGH PENFOLD and for default of such issue to the use and behoof of the heirs of the body of the said EDWARD GREENFIELD PENFOLD and for default of such issue to the use and behoof of the said WILLIAM GIBBS and his assigns for and during the term of his natural life and from and after the determination of that estate to the use and behoof of the said RICHRAD WARDROPER RICHARD HOLMES and JOHN DUKE and their heirs during the life of the said WILLIAM GIBBS in trust to preserve the contingent remainders next hereinafter limited from being defeated or destroyed and for that purpose to make entries and bring actions as the case shall require but nevertheless to permit and suffer the said WILLIAM GIBBS and his assigns to receive and take the rents issues and profits of the same premises to his and their won use during his natural life and from and after the decease of the said WILLIAM GIBBS to the use and behoof of the first son of the body of the said WILLIAM GIBBS lawfully begotten and the heirs male of the body of such first son lawfully issuing and for default of such issue then to the use of the second third fourth fifth and every other son or sons of the body of the said WILLIAM GIBBS lawfully begotten severally successively and in remainder one after another as they shall be in priority of birth and seniority of age and the heirs male of the body of such respective son and sons lawfully issuing so that the elder of such sons and the heirs male of his body be always preferred and take before the younger of the same sons and the heirs male of his body and for default of such issue to the use and behoof of the first daughter of the body of the said WILLIAM GIBBS lawfully begotten and the heirs male of the body of such first daughter lawfully issuing and for default of such issue then to the use and behoof of the second third fourth fifth and every other daughter and daughters of the body of the said WILLIAM GIBBS lawfully begotten severally successively and in remainder one after another as they shall be in priority of birth and seniority of age and the heir s male of the body of such respective daughter and daughters lawfully issuing so as that the elder of such daughters and the heirs male of her body be always preferred and take before the younger of the same daughters and the heirs male of her body and for default of such issue to the use and behoof of the heirs of her body of the said WILLIAM GIBBS and for default of such issue to the use and behoof of my nearest male relation of the name of WYATT that shall be living after all such issue as aforesaid shall fail and the heirs male of the body of such relation for ever and my will further is and I do hereby declare that it shall and may be lawful to and for the said HUGH PENFOLD, EDWARD GREENFIELD PENFOLD and WILLIAM GIBBS when and as soon as they shall be respectively entitled to the possession or to the rents and profits of my said estate at Goring to fell cut down sell and carry away the timber therefrom but not to commit waste in the doing thereof and to cut and convert sufficient timber from my said other estates for the necessary repairs of the buildings belonging to the same or any part thereof at his or her free wills and pleasure but for no other purpose whatsoever provided always and I do hereby declare that my said manor messuages farms lands tenements hereditamants and premises are by me devised to the said HIGH PENFOLD, EDWARD GREENFIELD PENFOLD and WILLIAM GIBBS upon the express condition that each of them the said HUGH PENFOLD, EDWARD GREENFIELD PENFOLD and WILLIAM GIBBS and their respective heirs shall and do within the space of one year next after they respectively shall be entitled to the possession or to the rents issues and profits of the said premises as aforesaid take upon themselves respectively and use in all deeds letters accounts receipts and other writings thereunto or wherein shall be party or which they s___ respectively sign the surname WYATT only and take and use no other surname and quarter the arms of WYATT with their own respective family arms and also do and shall within the space of one year next after they shall be respectively entitles as aforesaid apply for sue and endeavour to obtain an act of Parliament or a proper licence from the Crown or take such other steps or means as may be requisite and proper to enable and authorise them respectively to take and bear the said surname and arms and that in case neither of them the said HUGH PENFOLD, EDWARD GREENFIELD PENFOLD and WILLIAM GIBBS and their heirs shall refuse or neglect to take such surname and arms and to take and use the steps or means which shall be requisite or proper to enable and authorise them respectively so to do within the said space of one year then the limitations to such of them the said HUGH PENFOLD, EDWARD GREENFIELD PENFOLD and WILLIAM GIBBS and their heirs so refusing or neglecting shall cease determine and be utterly void and my said manor messuages farms lands tenements hereditaments and premises shall thereupon go to the person next beneficially entitled under the limitations hereinbefore contained in the same manner as if such person whose interest shall determine and become void was dead without issue provided always and it is my will and meaning that in case the annuitants and legatees above named or any or either of them whose annuities and legacies are made payable after the decease of my said wife shall in her life time institute or commence and action suit or proceeding against my said wife or the Trustees of this my Will or any or either of them for or upon account of the annuities and legacies bequeathed by this my Will or any of them or any part thereof or shall interrupt or disturb them my said wife and Trustees or any or either of them in any matter or thing relating to this my Will or the trusts thereof that every such annuitant or legatee shall forfeit and lose his her or their annuity and legacy as the case may be and all and every such annuity and legacy so forfeited and the funds from which the same shall arise shall go to and be had and received by my said wife as her own sole and absolute property and thing in my said Will contained to the contrary thereof in any wise not withstanding. And I do hereby nominate, constitute and appoint the said WILLIAM GIBBSS, RICHARD WARDROPER, RICHARD HOLMES and JOHN DUKE Executors and Trustees of this my Will and Testament hereby revoking and making void all former and other wills by me at any time heretofore made and lastly it is my Will and meaning and I do hereby direct that my said Trustees shall each and every one of them be answerable for his own acts and receipts only and not the one of them for the other or others of them and that they shall not be answerable for any loss or miscarriage by any security or securities that may happen in my said estate and also that they shall retain all their costs charges damages and expenses out of the estate and effects in them respectively vested in and by this my Will and the trusts therein contained. In witness whereof I the said Richard Wyatt the Testator have to the first fifteen sheets of this my last Will and Testament contained in this and the fifteen preceding sheets set my hand and to this the sixteenth and last sheet my hand and seal this thirteenth day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty one. RICHARD WYATT. Signed, sealed, published and declared by the said Testator RICHARD WYATT as and for his last Will and Testament in the presence of us who have in his presence at his request and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as witnesses hereunto. WILLIAM HOLMES, Arundel, MARY WARDROPER, WILLIAM WALKER

This is a Codicil to the last Will and Testament of me RICHARD WYATT of Arundel in the County of Sussex, Esquire whereas it is in contemplation of Government to reduce the Navy five per cent annuities it is therefore my will and meaning that in case such reduction shall take place that my Executors and Trustees, WILLIAM GIBBS, RICHARD WARDROPER, RICHARD HOLMES and JOHN DUKE and the survivors and survivor of them and the Executors and Administrators of such survivor shall stand possessed of five thousand pounds stock three per cent consolidated Bank Annuities in lieu and instead of the three thousand pounds stock navy five per cent annuities for the purpose of establishing buildings and fitting up the messuage or tenement School rooms and Schools according to the plan and rules laid down in my Will and that they the said WILLIAM GIBBS, RICHARD WARDROPER, RICHARD HOLMES and JOHN DUKE and the survivors and survivor of them and the Executors and Administrators of such survivor shall lay out and assign and dispose of the said five thousand pounds stock in like manner as I have directed them to lay out assign and dispose of the said three thousand pounds stock and from and after the reduction of the said Navy five per cent annuities and the decease of my loving wife Charlotte I do revoke the bequest of the aid three thousand pounds stock three per cent consolidated bank annuities unto the said WILLIAM GIBBS, RICHARD WARDROPER, RICHARD HOLMES and JOHN DUKE and the survivors and survivor of them and the Executors and Administrators of such survivor for the purposes aforesaid and from and after the reduction of the said Navy five per cent annuities and the decease of my said wife I do revoke the legacy of two thousand pounds stock in the said three per cent annuities given and bequeathed in and by my said Will to my said nephew EDWARD GREENFIELD PENFOLD and in lieu and instead thereof I give and bequeath unto him the sum of two thousand pounds stock in the four per cent Bank Annuities and from and after the reduction of the said navy five per cent annuities and the decease of my said wife I do revoke the legacy given and bequeathed unto my kinsman WILLIAM WYATT in and by my said Will and in lieu and instead thereof I give and bequeath unto him the sum of four thousand pounds stock in the stock which shall be substituted in lieu of the said navy five per cent annuities to be paid and transferred to him within six months after the decease of my said wife and I do hereby empower my said Executors to deduct therefrom all such principal monies and interest as may be due and owing to me from the said WILLIAM WYATT and his son THOMAS WYATT or any or either of the children of the said WILLIAM WYATT upon bond bill note or otherwise and I do direct that my nephew HUGH PENFOLD shall out of the monies stocks funds and securities from which the several annuities bequeathed in and by my said Will shall arise be in the first place paid the legacy bequeathed to him in and by my said Will at the time therein mentioned and that the residue of such monies stock fund and securities and not the whole thereof as described by my said Will shall go to and be paid to my said nephew EDWARD GREENFIELD PENFOLD and in case of the reduction of the said navy five per cents it is my will and meaning that the said several other legatees and annuitants named in and by my said Will and whose several legacies and annuities are made payable out of the said five per cents shall be paid their respective legacies and annuities out of and from the stocks and funds which shall be substituted in lieu of the said five per cents and not withstanding the direction contained in my said Will for calling in my monies which are out on securities it is my Will and meaning that the principal sum of five hundred pounds due and owing to me on the bond of my kinsman JOHN WYATT shall not be called in but that my said Executors shall deduct the same out of the legacy given and bequeathed to him in and by my said Will and I do hereby give and bequeath unto my said wife all my stock of wines spirituous and other liquors which I have omitted specifically to bequeath in and by my said Will and I do in all other respects ratify and confirm my said Will bearing date the thirteenth day of December last. In witness whereof I the said RICHARD WYATT have to this Codicil to my said Will written and contained in two sheets of paper to the first sheet whereof I have set my hand and to this second and last sheet my hand and seal this twelfth day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty two. RICHARD WYATT. Signed, sealed, published and declared by the said RICHARD WYATT the Testator as and for his lat Will and Testament in the presence of us who have in his presence at his request and in the presence of each other subscribed our names as witnesses hereunto. MARY WARDROPER. EDWARD WARDROPER

I RICHARD WYATT of Arundel in the County of Sussex Esquire do make and declare this present writing as and for a second codicil to my last Will and Testament bearing date the thirteenth day of December 1821 and I do direct it to be added and taken as part thereof. I hereby give and bequeath unto my dear wife over and above what I have given her by my last Will and first Codicil all the ready money which may be in my dwelling house at the time of my decease and also the sum of three hundred pounds to be paid directly after my decease for her immediate use. I give and bequeath unto my Trustees and Executors and their respective wives and unto my friends and acquaintance hereafter named that is to say Mrs SUSANNA SMITH, Mrs GIBBS of Itchenor, GEERING LANE Esq. and his wife, CHARLES MARSHALL Esq. and his wife, RICHARD SPARKES Esq. and his wife, CHARLES WARDROPER Esq. and his wife, THOMAS BUSHBY, JAMES YARROWAY, ZADIRK LEVIN, THOMAS JACKSON and WILLIAM RICHARD ELLIS Esquires and Messrs THOMAS SHAFT, ROBERT HOLMES, HENRY HOLMES, JOHN COLE TOMPKINS, JAMES HOPKINS, JOSEPH COOTE and ROBERT WATKINS and to the Rev HENRY JAMES PARSONS and the Rev C. B. OTTLEY an handsome mourning ring each such as my dear wife and Executors shall approve of as a small token of my respect and regard for them and I should wish my dear wife if she pleases to give her sister MARY WARDROPER and my friend WILLIAM HOLMES and EDWARD WARDROPER and his wife each as a ring in remembrance of me in all other respects I ratify and confirm my said Will and first Codicil. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the 28th day of April 1822. RICHARD WYATT. Signed and sealed by the said RICHARD WYATT in the presence of the names of Mrs GIBBS of Itchenor and JOSEPH COOTE being first interlined. MARY WARDROPER. EDWARD WARDROPER.

Proved at London with two codicils 17th July 1822 before the judge by the oaths of WILLIAM GIBBS, RICHARD WARDROPER, RICHARD HOLMES and JOHN DUKE the Executors to whom admon was granted having been first sworn by commission to administer.





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