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Wills ~ POPE surname (< 5 of 7 >)



Administration Bond of Robert Pope 1674, Potterne, Wilts


Administration Bond dated 11 September 1674

Sole Adminstrator Robert Pope (son)

Source: WSHC Chippenham, document reference P1/P/291


Administration Bond of Robert Pope 1706, Potterne, Wilts


Administration Bond dated 30 April 1706, sworn effects £129 12s 6d
Reference to copyhold estate


Sole Adminstrator Ann (widow)

Source: WSHC Chippenham, document reference P1/P/463


Will of Robert Pope 1717, Potterne, Wilts


Last Will and Testament of 19 June 1716, probate 16 Oct 1717

Signed Sealed and Published in presence (witnesses) of John Tinnisoll, John Lock, Jno Lock junr


I Robert Pope of Potterne County of Wilts Yeoman .....

Beneficiaries: Ann (wife), George (son), John (son), Thomas (son), Wife of John (forename not given), Anne (daughter and wife of Robert Hulbert), Mary (daughter and wife of John Fuller), Sarah (daughter and wife of William Lewis), John (grandson and son of Robert deceased), Robert (grandson and son of Robert deceased) Ann (daughter in law and wife of Robert deceased), Frances Long (cousin), Mary Whipp (Cousin), John Locke, Richard Rook, Children of John Pope (I know only of Robert and John), Children of Sarah Lewis, Children of Anne Hulbert, Children of Mary Fuller , Poor of Potterne and Rowde

Others mentioned: Elizabeth Waterman (alias Watts remarried to Richard Rook, mother of Susannah Pope, wife of Thomas), Richard Rook, Phillip Smith the younger, Nathaniel Alexander

Executor: George (son)

Overseers: John Locke, Richard Rook

Source: WSHC Chippenham, document reference P1/6Reg/116

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Will of Robert Pope 1775, Keevil, Wilts


Last Will and Testament of 26 Oct 1775, proved 28 Nov 1775

Signed Sealed and Published in presence (witnesses) of William Blake and Thomas Stileman


I Robert Pope of Keevil County of Wilts Yeoman .....

Beneficiary: Mary Williams

Sole Executor: Mary Williams


Administration Bond dated 17 Nov 1775, signed off by Js Richardson, Vicar of Keevil 24 Nov 1775

Source: WSHC Chippenham, document reference P2/P/1090


Will of Robert Pope 1792, Winterborne Kingston, Dorset


Last Will and Testament of 9 Aug 1791 and Proved 7 Aug 1792

Signed Sealed and Published in presence (witnesses) of Joseph Manuel, John Cole and George Small


I Robert Pope of Winterborne Kingston County of Dorset Gentleman .....

Beneficiaries: Mary Baldwin (niece), William Pope Baildwin (son of Mary), Mary Hibbs (lives with him), John Baldwin (of Child Okeford, Dorset, husband of Mary)

Others mentioned: dwelling house tenants John Small and Lucy Arnold

Estate mentioned in will: Lands, two dwelling houses in Parish of Winterborne Kingston

Sole Executor: John Baldwin

Source: WSHC Chippenham, document reference P5/18Reg/161A


Will of Robert Pope 1828, Staines, Middx


            (engraving)
engraving of Robert Pope Last Will and Testament of 18 Oct 1827, Proved at London with Codocil 26 January 1828

Signed Sealed and Published in presence (witnesses) of Randolph Horne (Attorny) and Richard Austin (servant)


I Robert Pope of Staines, County of Middx, Doctor of Medicine .....

Beneficiaries: Margaret (wife), Margaret (dau), James Pope Stevens of Windsor (bequeaths after death of mother & daughter)

Others mentioned: William Tothill [form of overseer of monies, maybe]

Executor: Margaret (wife), Margaret (dau) and Abraham Beaumont

Executor of Codicil: George Stacey

Source: National Archives (A2A), document reference PROB 11/1735
Extracted from the Registry of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury



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