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Wills ~ POPE surname (< 2 of 7 >)



Will of John Poope 1618, Potterne, County of Wilts


Last Will and Testament Inventory dated 26 Jun 1618 and probate 28 Jul 1618

Signed Sealed and Published in presence (witnesses) of Roger Bridmore and William Rooke

I John Poope of Potterne County of Wilts Yeoman .....

Beneficiaries:Edey (dau), Margaret (wife)

Executor: Margaret (wife)

Overseers: Roger Bridmore and William Rooke

Source: WSHC Chippenham, document reference P1/P/76


Will of John Pope 1696, Caundle Marsh, County of Dorset


Last Will and Testament of 18 Apr 1695 and proved 6 May 1696

Signed Sealed and Published in presence (witnesses) of John Brett, Barret Fox and Martha Popham

Inventory carried out by E Goddard, John Pope and George Doye on 24 Apr 1696
Inventory value £97 10s 0d


I John Pope of Caundle Marsh County of Dorset Gentleman .....

Beneficiaries: Poor of Caudle and Caudle Marrsh, John (surviving son), Anne Ilett (surviving dau), John (son of John), Thomas (son of John), William (son of John), Mary (dau of John), Anne (dau of John), William (son of Anne), Christian (dau of Anne), Mary (dau of Anne), Anne (dau of Anne), Elizabeth (dau of Anne), William Ridout (grandson), John Ridout (grandson), Anne (wife)

Sole Executor: Anne (wife)

Overseers: Edward Goddard (Clerk of Stocke Galliard) and Barnet Fox (Apothocary of Sherborne)

Source: WSHC Chippenham, document reference P5/1696/30


Will of John Pope 1710, Wantage, Berks


Last Will and Testament of 25 Feb 1707, proved 18 Apr 1710

Signed Sealed and Published in presence (witnesses) of Thomas ??ie, Edward Clement and Hanna Smarte


I John Pope of the Wantage County of Berks Yeoman .....

Beneficiaries: Thomas (son) the estate in Wantage, John (son), John Lorlton (grandson), William Lorlton (grandson), John Pope (grandson, of Ginge), John Pope (grandson, of Colteshill), Robert Paxby (grandson)
John Goodman (of West Hendred)

Others Mentioned: Mr Richard Collings and Mr Warren

Executors: Thomas Pope and Margaret Paxby

Source: WSHC Chippenham, document reference P5/1710/81

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Administration Bond of John Pope 1722, Calne, Wilts


Died Intestate
Administration Bond dated 17 October 1722,

John Pope of Calne in the County of Wilts ..... Batchelor

Names mentioned: Anne Pope of Potterne (Mother), Jonathan Hassleden of Eadem [?] (Parish Clerk)[signed Haselde], Geo Frome (Registrar)

Administrix: Anne Pope (Mother)

Source: WSHC Chippenham, document reference P26/665


Notes: He was buried Potterne

Litigation Pope vs Pope dated 5 September 1724.
Plaintiff Anne Pope, Widow of Potterne (mother and administrix of John Pope, deceased of Calne, Wiltshire, a grandson of Robert Pope senior, Yeoman deceased late of Potterne) Defendant Elizabeth Pope, w/o George.


Will of John Pope 1736, Little Hinton, Wilts


Last Will and Testament of 6 Nov 1735, Probate 5 May 1736

Signed Sealed and Published in presence (witnesses) of Mary Coker, Aaron Bounter and ? Saller


I John Pope of Little Hinton County of Wilts Yeoman .....

Beneficiaries: John (son), WIlliam (son), poor of Bishopstone, Little Hinton and Potterne

Executor: John

Source: WSHC Chippenham, document reference P3/P/783


Will of John Pope 1748, Clatford in the Parish Preshute, Wilts


Last Will and Testament of 7 Jan 1747/8, Probate 23 Jan 1747/8

Signed Sealed and Published in presence (witnesses) of William Liddall, Thomas Oady, Richard Liddall


I John Pope of Clatford in the Parish Preshute County of Wilts Yeoman .....

Beneficiaries: Mary (wife), John (son), 3 brothers (not named), 3 sisters (not named),

Trust: William Liddall Yeoman of Clatford, Richard Pope Sievemaker of Great Bedwin (look after John's "breeding up and schooling" etc and inheritance until he is 21 yrs of age)

Joint Executors: William Liddall and Richard Pope

Source: WSHC Chippenham, document reference P1/10Reg/204B




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