Will of Charles Bowler of Whitchurch, wheelwright, 1810 (proved 1812)

National Archives PROB 11/1530/492

Will dated 21 June 1810. Provisions not concerning Winslow:

... A copyhold Piece of Land enclosed about four acres more or less situated lying & being at Shipton in the parish of Winslow Bucks upon condition that my said youngest Son & Executor hereafter named William Bowler shall pay the following Legacies it was my wish that my daughter Ann wife of Robert Rickard & my daughter <Mary> wife of William Tibby my Sons Thomas & William Bowler should receive one hundred & Forty pounds each after my decease but my daughter Ann having already received from me Thirty pounds I direct that one hundred and ten pounds shall be paid to her which will make up the Sum of one hundred & Forty pounds my daughter Mary having received one hundred pounds I direct that Forty pounds shall be paid to her which will make up the Sum of one hundred

[p.2] & Forty pounds my son Thomas Bowler having also received from me the Sum of Seventy pounds I direct that the Sum of Seventy pounds shall be paid to him which will make up the Sum of one hundred & Forty pounds likewise my youngest Son William Bowler having already received Fifty pounds I give and bequeath unto him ninety pounds which will make up the Sum of one hundred & Forty pounds I have calculated my House & Garden at North Marston to be worth one hundred & Twenty pounds & my land at Shipton to be worth Two hundred pounds ...

As my son John Bowler at his decease was possessed of the whole of what I ever intended to leave him I take this opportunity to express to my own & for his Childrens satisfaction that he has had more than an equal share with my other Children & likewise to my Son Eden Bowlder I give nothing having received during my lifetime more that any of my Children now living ...

Witnesses: John Toogood, Robert Bull, Thomas Matthews

Probate at London 29 Feb 1812 by the oath of William Bowler


Notes

Charles Bowler (bap. 1733 at Whitchurch) was the son of John Bowler and his wife Elizabeth (nee Eden; married at Winslow 1724). He married Eleanor Cupper in 1758 at Whitchurch. He inherited money but no land from his uncle Richard Eden of Winslow (will proved 1758). The 4 acres of land in Shipton are described in the will of Charles Bowler of Winslow, cordwainer (proved 1735), grandfather of this Charles.

Copyright 1 September, 2017