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

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

Will of John Pope 1773, Harwell, Berks
Last Will and Testament of 9 Jan 1751, proved at Milon, Berks 31 July 1773
Signed Sealed and Published in presence (witnesses) of William Elderfield, Eliz. Caudwell and Moses Taylor
 
I John Pope of Little Hinton County of Wilts Yeoman …..
Beneficiaries: Edward Caudwell & Thomas Hewett both of Harwell (friends), Mary (wife), Elizabeth (dau),
Estate mentioned: William Wicks of Drayton, who has a mortgage on the premises for security of a sum of £60. Freehold lands in the common fields of Harwell
Executrix: Mary (wife)
Overseers: Edward Caudwell & Thomas Hewett
Source: WSHC Chippenham, document reference P1/13Reg/29
Action Required … Any relationship to Bishopstone Pope’s?. Harwell 6m N of Wantage

Administration Bond of John Pope 1783, Ansty, Wilts
Administration Bond at Sarum dated 1 Dec 1783 of goods and chattels by Revd James Evans
Died intestate
 
Sworn to Administer and make an Inventory: James (son)
Source: WSHC Chippenham, document reference P5/17Reg/255B

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