Wills Pope Bishopstone

POPE ~ Family Wills
(Parish of Bishopstone / Little Hinton)

John Pope  1736
John Pope  1818
Rebecca Pope  1857
William Pope  1826
William Pope  1851

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 1818, Bishopstone, Wilts
Last Will and Testament of 30 Jan 1809, probate 29 Jul 1818
Signed Sealed and Published in presence (witnesses) of ? Bradford, Ann Bradford and H L Burt
 
I John Pope of Bishopstone County of Wilts Yeoman …..
Beneficiaries: Mary (Wife), Charles (son), Elizabeth (daughter and wife of Isaac Archer)
Executors: Elizabeth and Isaac Archer
Source: WSHC Chippenham, document reference P5/1818/14

Will of Rebecca Pope 1857, Bishopstone, Wilts
Last Will and Testament of 27 Nov 1849
Signed Sealed and Published in presence (witnesses) of John Johnston, Thomas Cue, Edwin Grist, John Collier
 
I Rebecca Pope of Bishopstone County of Wilts Widow …..
Beneficiaries: George Grist (son of John Grist), John Grist (her son), John Grist the Elder, John Grist the younger, Elizabeth Archer (nee Pope, daughter in law), George Povey
Executor: John Johnston of Little Hinton, Yeoman
Source: WSHC Chippenham, document reference CC/Bishoprick/35/1-6

Will of William Pope 1826, Bishopstone, Wilts
Last Will and Testament of 27 Sep 1811, probate 29 Sep 1826
Signed Sealed and Published in presence (witnesses) of H L Burt and John Anger
 
I William Pope of Bishopstone County of Wilts Yeoman …..
Beneficiaries: Mary (wife), William (son), Ann (daughter, wife of Richard Redford), Charlotte (daughter), Elizabeth (daughter)
Executors: Benjamin Jacobs and William Pope
Trustee: Benjamin Jacobs for young daughters
Administration Bond issued 21 Sep 1826, sworn effects £300
Commission executed at Swindon on 25 Sep 1826
Source: WSHC Chippenham, document reference CC/Bishoprick/35/1-6

Will of William Pope 1851, Bishopstone, Wilts
William Pope centre, photo taken 1833 - 1851
Last Will and Testament of 7 Nov 1826, Proved 22 May 1851
Signed Sealed and Published in presence (witnesses) of James Painter and Hannah Painter
 
I William Pope of Bishopstone County of Wilts …..
Sole Beneficiary: Jane (wife)
Source: National Archives (A2A), document reference PROB 11/2209
Extracted from the Registry of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury
Note: Reverend William Pope (center) posing with his two Deacons, brothers named Crowhurst

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