1784 Will of Ann Knibbs, born as Ann Hinde 1727, widow of Anthony Knibbs

 

I Ann Knibbs of Charlbury Widow being of sound Mind do Make this my last
Will and Testament in Manner and Form following.
First I give and devise all my Reversion and Right in a Tenement in Fisher's
Lane now in the Occupation of Mr. John Poulton to my Son
James Knibbs of Charlbury aforesaid in the County of Oxford his Heirs and
Assigns for ever, he paying out of the said Estate the sum of two Pounds of
lawful Money of Great Britain to my Daughter Sarah Knibbs
the like Sum of two Pounds to my Daughter Jane Knibbs within twelve Months
after the said James Knibbs comes into Possession of the said Tenement.
Item I give and devise all my Right Title of Estate in a Mesuage and
Tenement in Watts Lake in Charlbury aforesaid now in the Occupation of
Elizabeth Mason and myself to my son John Knibbs of Charlbury aforesaid he
paying into the Hands of James Williamson Clerk of Charlbury aforesaid
within twelve Months after my Decease the Sum of thirty five Pounds of
lawful Money of Great Britain in Trust for the
Use of my Children in the following Proportions to my Daughter Mary Goode
the Sum of three Pounds to my Daughter Ann Hands the Sum of three Pounds to
my Son Thomas Knibbs the Sum of three Pounds to my Daughter Sarah Knibbs the
Sum of six Pounds to my Son Richard Knibbs the Sum of eight Pounds and to my
Daughter Jane Knibbs the Sum of twelve Pounds.
Item I give and bequeath all my Wearing Apparel to be equally divided
amongst my four Daughters Mary Goode Ann Hands Sarah Knibbs and Jane Knibbs.
Item I give and bequeath all the rest of my personal Estate of what
Kind soever after Payment of my just Debts and funeral Expenses to my
Daughters Sarah Knibbs and Jane Knibbs and do constitute and appoint my son
John Knibbs sole Executor of this my last Will and Testament.
In Witness whereof I have haveunto set my Hand and Seal this twenty fifth
Day of February in the Year of our Lord one Thousand seven
Hundred and eighty five.
Ann Knibbs
Signed Sealed and declared to be the last Will and Testament of the above
named Ann Knibbs in the Presence of us who at her Request have signed our
Names in her Presence and in the Presence of each other.
William Jones
Robert [Jones ?]
John Hinde
John Knibbs Son and sole Executor named in this Will was sworn to the Truth
thereof and as usual, and also that the deceased's Effects do
not amount in Value to the Sum of one Hundred Pounds, this seventeenth of
November in the Year of our Lord 1785
before me
James Williamson Surrogate
This Will was proved at Oxford on this twenty Nineth day of November
in the year of our Lord 1785 before the Revd. James Williamson Clerk
to Surrogate of the worshipfull Thomas [.......... Off. Principle] of
the Revd. Archdeacon of Oxford lawfully constituted by this Oath of
John Knibbs the Son and sole Executor therein named [sowhom ......]
was granted being first [.......] to [administed ?]

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