Will of William Ivatts, grocer, 1806

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In the Name of God Amen I William Ivatts of Winslow in the County of Bucks Grocer being of sound Mind Memory and Understanding (praised be God for the same) Do make and publish this my last Will and Testament in manner and form following First I give and devise unto my Brother Robert Ivatts of Winslow in the said County of Bucks All my Share Right and Title of a House situate at Winslow in the said County wherein we now dwell with All and every of the Buildings and Appurtenances thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining To hold the same unto and to the Use of my said Brother Robert Ivatts his Heirs and Assigns for ever Also I further give all my Personal Estate of what nature or kind soever the same may contain unto and to the Use of him my said Brother Robert Ivatts for his Sole use and Benefit Subject nevertheless to the Payment of the following Legacies herein after mentioned (viz) To my Sister Frances Holland of Aylesbury in the said County of Bucks the Sum of Twenty Pounds to be paid her in twelve Calendar Months next after my decease Also I give unto my Neice Frances Ivatts Daughter of James Ivatts of Aylesbury the Sum of ten Pounds to be paid her when she shall attain the Age of Twenty five Years (Provided <that if> the said Frances Ivatts shall Marry before she shall attain the said Age of twenty five Years then it is my will and desire that she should be paid the said Legacy on the day of Marriage provided it be twelve Calendar Months after my decease Also I give and bequeath unto my Niece Susanna Holland Daughter of my Sister Frances Holland of Aylesbury the said Sum of ten Pounds to be paid her when she shall attain the Age of Twenty three Years Also I give unto George Ivatts and Sarah Ivatts Son and Daughter of my late Brother George Ivatts deceased the Sum of ten Pounds each to be paid them when the Youngest shall attain the Age of twenty three Years Also I give and bequeath unto my Niece Ann Ivatts Daughter of John Ivatts deceased the said Sum of ten Pounds to be paid her when she shall attain the Age of twenty three Years Also my Will and desire is that the Note of Hand and all Interest due thereon to me from my Brother Thomas Ivatts shall become void and of no Effect at the time of my decease \Also I give unto my Brother Thomas Ivatts one Hundred Pounds to be paid him in ten Years after my decease/ And Lastly I do hereby nominate constitute and appoint my said Brother Robert Ivatts and James Ivatts Joint Executors of this my last Will and Testament hereby revoking and making void all former and other Wills by me at any Time heretofore made and do declare this to be my last Will and Testament only  In Witness whereof I the said William Ivatts the Testator have to this my last Will and Testament set my Hand and Seal this Twenty third day of February in the Year of our Lord one Thousand eight Hundred and Six.

William Ivatts

Signed sealed published and declared by the within named Testator to be his last Will and Testament in the Presence of us who have hereunto subscribed our Names in the Presence of the Testator and in the presence of each other.
Matthew Mead   Thomas Bignell   Thomas Rawbone  

The 16th Day of September 1806 Robert Ivatts and James Ivatts joint Executors of this Will were duly Sworn as Such and that the personal Estate of the Testator is under four Hundred and fifty Pounds
Sworn before me Jonathan Briggs Surrogate


Notes

The Ivatts brothers ran the grocery business at 1 Horn Street from shortly before 1805 until Robert's death in 1821.