Wills Pope Overton

POPE ~ Family Wills
(Parish of Overton)
This includes Fyfield and Lockeridge

The Bishops Transcripts go back to the early 17th century. Whether there is any family connection is not known at this time.

   Ann Pope  1794
Mary Pope  1708
Nicholas Pope  1696
Robert Pope  1714
Thomas Pope  1716

Will of Ann Pope 1794, Fyfield, Wilts
Last Will and Testament of 9 April 1792, Probate 5 Feb 1794
Signed Sealed and Published in presence (witnesses) of Jno Shiptell & John Gale.
 
I Ann Pope of Fyfield in the County of Wilts Inn Keeper & Widow…..
Beneficiaries: Luke (son), Sarah (dau).
Executor: Sarah (dau)
Source: WSHC Chippenham, document reference P3/P/1053
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Will of Mary Pope 1708, Lockeridge, Wilts
Last Will and Testament of 24 Mar 1707, Probate 27 Oct 1708
Signed Sealed and Published in presence (witnesses) of William Coleman, Joan Pope & Anne Dimer.
 
I Mary Pope of Lockeridge in the County of Wilts Widow…..
Beneficiaries: Mary Stanmer (dau), Nicholas (son), Mary (Dau), Joan (dau), Sary (dau) and Rebecka (dau).
Executor: Nicholas (son)
Source: WSHC Chippenham, document reference P3/P/612
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Admin Bond of Nicholas Pope 1696, Lockeridge, Wilts
Administration Bond proved 6 Nov 1696
 
Administrators: Mary Poope and Thomas Fowle (Yeoman of Fyfield)
Delivered in the presence of Robt. Brown & Theo. Dyer
Inventory: Undertaken by Tho. Smith & Tho. Fowle. Value £51, of which £40 was in money.
Source: WSHC Chippenham, document reference P3/P/528

Admin Bond of Robert Pope 1714, Lockeridge, Wilts
Administration Bond proved 20 Dec 1714.
A yeoman of Lockeridge, appears to mention Gilbert’s Farm
 
Administrator: Susannah Pope (wife).
Admin Bond signed by Susannah Pope (her mark) and John Cue.
Delivered in the presence of G ffrome n:p:
Source: WSHC Chippenham, document reference P1/P/527

Will of Thomas Pope 1716, Lockeridge, Wilts
Last Will and Testament of 1 Sept 1713, Probate 18 April 1716
Signed Sealed and Published in presence (witnesses) of Robert Wells, Francis Batchelor & Will. Coleman.
 
I Thomas Pope of Lockeridge in the County of Wilts Shepherd…..
Beneficiaries:Thomas Mathews (son in law), John Pope (son), Phillip Green (son in law), wife of Phillip Green, William Pope (son).
Executor: Phillip Green (son in law).
Estate: Common Fields in Overton and Leasehold property.
Source: WSHC Chippenham, document reference P3/P/656
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