Will of William Mayne, saddler, 1809 (proved 1811)

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This is the Last Will and Testament of me William Mayne of Winslow in the County of Bucks Sadler made in the manner and form following that is to say First I Give and Devise unto my Wife Sarah Mayne All and every my Messuages Cottages Lands Tenements and Hereditaments and all other my Real Estate whatsoever and wheresoever both Freehold and Copyhold the Copyhold parts whereof I have surrendered to the use of my Will   To Hold the same and every part thereof unto my said Wife Sarah Mayne and her assigns for and during the turn of her natural life and from and immediately after the Decease of my said Wife Sarah Mayne and subject thereto I Give and Devise all and every my said Messuages Cottages Lands Tenements and Hereditaments in the manner and form following (that is to say) I Give and Devise unto my Son Richard Mayne all those closes or pieces or parcels of inclosed Ground with the Cowhouses Stable and all other Buildings erected thereon situate and being in Western Lane in Winslow aforesaid now in the Tenure or occupation of myself and Thomas Bignell with their and every of their rights Members and Appurtenances subject to the Mortgage Debt charged thereon To Hold the same and every part thereof subject as aforesaid unto my said Son Richard Mayne his Heirs and Assigns for ever Also I Give and Devise unto my Son William Mayne all that Messuage or Tenement situate standing and being in Fenny Stratford in the said County of Bucks now in the tenure or occupation of him my said Son William Mayne with the Yard Garden and Appurtenances thereto belonging To Hold the same and every part thereof unto my said Son William Mayne his Heirs and Assigns for ever Also I Give and Devise unto my Son Thomas Mayne all those three Messuages or Tenements situate standing and being in Great Horn Street in Winslow aforesaid now in the Tenure or occupation of the said Thomas Mayne [blank] Cockerill and William Harris with the rights Members and Appurtenances thereto belonging To Hold the said last mentioned Messuages or Tenements with the Appurtenances unto my said Son Thomas Mayne his Heirs and Assigns for ever  Also I Give and Devise unto my Daughter Sarah Mayne all that my Messuage or Tenement situate standing and being in Winslow aforesaid wherein I now dwell with the Rights Members and Appurtenances

[page 2] thereto belonging To Hold the said last mentioned Messuage or Tenement with the Appurtenances unto my said Daughter Sarah Mayne her Heirs and Assigns for ever I Give and Bequeath all and singular my ready money and Securities for money Book Debts Goods Household Goods and Implements of Household Plate Linen and China Stock in Trade Rights Credits and all other my Personal Estate and Effects whatsoever and wheresoever and of what nature or kind so ever unto my said Wife Sarah Mayne and my said Daughter Sarah Mayne equally between them share and share alike And Lastly I do hereby nominate constitute and appoint my said Wife Sarah Mayne and my said Daughter Sarah Mayne Joint Executrixes 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 publish and declare this to be my last Will and Testament   In Witness whereof I the said William Mayne the Testator have to this my last Will and Testament contained in two Sheets of Paper to the first sheet thereof set my Hand only and to this second and last Sheet thereof my Hand and Seal the Tenth day of June in the year of our Lord One thousand Eight Hundred and Nine.

[signed] Wm Mayne

Signed Sealed Published and declared by the said William Mayne the Testator as and for his last Will and Testament in the presence of us who have in his presence and at his request and in the presence of each other subscribed our names as Witnesses

Lan: Wyatt
Richd Seaton
Joseph Dudley

[another hand] The fifteenth Day of April 1811
Sarah Mayne the elder, and Sarah Mayne the younger, the Joint Executrixes of this Will, were duly Sworn as such and that the personal Effects of the Testator is under four Hundred and fifty Pounds
Sworn before me Jonathan Brigges, Surrogate


Will of Sarah Mayne, widow, 1811 (proved 1816)

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This is the last Will and Testament of me Sarah Mayne the elder of Winslow in the County of Bucks Widow First I will and direct that all such Debts as I shall justly owe at the time of my decease my funeral and testamentary Expences be fully paid and satisfied and after full payment and satisfaction thereof I give and bequeath unto my Daughter Sarah Mayne All my houshold Goods and Furniture Linen Plate China Goods Chattels Rights Credits personal Estate and Effects whatsoever and wheresoever and of what nature or kind soever To hold the same unto my said Daughter Sarah Mayne her Executors Administrators and Assigns to and for her and their own peculiar use and Benefit And I do hereby nominate Constitute and appoint my said daughter Sarah Mayne full and sole Executrix of this my last Will and Testament hereby revoking all former Wills by me at any time heretofore made and declaring this only to be my last Will and Testament In Witness whereof I the said Sarah Mayne the Testatrix have hereunto set my Hand and Seal this fifteenth day of April in the Year of our Lord Christ one thousand eight hundred and eleven

Sarah Mayne

Signed sealed published and declared by the said Sarah Mayne
the Testatrix as and for her last Will and Testament in the presence
of us who in her presence at her Request and in the presence of
each other have hereunto subscribed our Names as Witnesses
thereof.
Elizabeth Mayne
Char(les) Willis

Probate granted 2 November 1816
Effects under £100


Notes

William Mayne was bap. 6 July 1733, the son of Richard Mayne, maltster (d.1747) and his wife Elizabeth, nee Whiteaves. He married Sarah Dudley on 10 Nov 1760. She was the daughter of William and Rebecca (nee Goldsworth) Dudley, bap. 7 Nov 1740. The children mentioned in the will are:

The three messuages in Great Horn Street bequeathed to Thomas were what is now 3 Horn Street. The messuage bequeathed to Sarah Mayne the daughter was 27 Market Square, where she kept a school until her death in 1852.

Copyright 2 November, 2017