Peter Brown Family History

Will of John Dungate 1722

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John Dungate Southover 25/08/1722 18/09/1723 PCC Prob 11/593/60 Wife: Mary
Daughters: Hannah, Anne & Martha Dungate, Elizabeth Snow, Sarah Parsons
Mother in law : Elizabeth Puxty
Grandchildren: Stephen & Mary Cusse
Witnesses Thomas Beard;  Edward Pollington
  Transcript

The following is a transcription of the will made by Dave Woolven - October 2006
(Note: I have inserted some line breaks to aide readability)


In the name of God Amen I John Dungate of Southover near Lewes in the County of Sussex mercer being of sound and disposing mind and memory do make and ordaine this my last will and Testament in writing in manner and forme following that is to say. 
First I give and bequeath unto my loving wife Mary Dungate the sume of five pounds of lawfull money of Great Britain to be paid to her within one month after my decease and I give to my said wife Mary Dungate my silver salt seller one pair of new flaxen sheets my least copper porredger pott all the household goods which before our marriage belonged to her mother Elizabeth Puxty deceased and all the provisions of bread meat drink wood and coal that I shall have at the time of my decease. 
Item all the rest and residue of my goods chattels and personall estate whatsoever (my debts and funerall expences being first paid) I give and bequeath unto my daughters Hannah Dungate, Anne Dungate and Martha Dungate to be equally divided between them and I doe make and ordain my said daughters Hannah, Anne and Martha joint executrixes of this my will. 
I give and devise unto my said wife Mary Dungate for and during all such part and time of her natural life as she shall continue my widow and unmarried all that my messuage or tenement with the backside cellars and appurtenances thereunto belonging scituate and being in Philipp Lane in the parish of St Alphage, London and now or late in the tenure or occupation of Theodore Sudall or his assignes and immediately from and after the decease or marriage of my said wife which shall first happen I give and devise the said messuage and premisses unto my said daughter Elizabeth Snow and her heirs and assignes forever subject nevertheless to the payment of the sume of seventy pounds of lawfull money of Great Britain which I give and dispose of as followeth that is to say ten pounds apeice to my said daughters Hannah, Anne and Martha to be paid to them within three months after the decease or marriage of my said wife which shall first happen and twenty pounds a piece to my grand children Stephen Cusse and Mary Cusse to be paid to them at their respective ages of one and twenty years in case the death or marriage of my said wife shall soe soon happen otherwise not before the end of three months next after such decease or marriage and I doe hereby charge the said messuage and premisses with and for the payment of the said seventy pounds to my said daughters Hannah, Anne and Martha and to my said grand children in manner aforesaid. 
Item I give and devise unto my daughter Sarah Parsons and to her heirs and assignes for ever (after the decease of my said wife) all that my messuage or tenement with the buildings stable backside garden and appurtenances thereunto belonging situate and being in the parish of All Saints in Lewes aforesaid in the said County of Sussex and now or late in the occupation of Benjamin Swane or his assignes and the revertion and revertions remainder and remainders thereof subject nevertheless to the payment of the sume of sixty pounds of like lawfull money which I doe hereby give to my said three daughters Hannah, Anne and Martha that is to say twenty pounds to each of them and to be paid to them within three months after the decease of my said wife and I doe hereby charge the said last mentioned messuage and premisses with and for the payment of the said sixty pounds in manner aforesaid and I doe order and appoint that it shall and may be lawfull to and for my said daughters Hannah, Anne and Martha and my said grand children Stephen and Mary Cusse or any or either of them whose said legacy or legacies or any part thereof shall not be paid as aforesaid or his her or their assignes to enter respectively on the said messuages and premisses respectively charged as aforesaid and to hold and enjoy the same untill by receipt of the rents and profitts thereof or otherwise they shall be fully paid and satisfied their said respective legacies and all costs and charges to be occasioned by non payment thereof. 
Item I give and devise unto my said daughters Hannah Dungate, Anne Dungate and Martha Dungate and to their heirs and assignes for ever all that my messuage or tenement with the backside cellars and appurtenances thereunto belonging scituate and being in Philipp Lane aforesaid in the said parish of Saint Alphage, London and now or late in the tenure or occupation of John Cable hotpresser or his assignes. 
And I do revoke all wills by me formerly made.  In witness whereof I have to this my will set my hand and seal this twenty fifth day of August in the ninth year of the reigne of our Sovereigne Lord George by the grace of God King of Great Britain, France and Ireland defender of the faith &c Annoq Domini 1722.  John Dungate
Signed sealed published and declared by the said John Dungate to be his last will and Testament in the presence of us who subscribed our names as witnesses hereunto in the presence of the said testator.  Samuell Isted;  Tho Barrett;  John Feron
My farther will and mind is that my loving wife Mary Dungate should have and enjoy dureing her naturall life such of my household goods as she shall choose to the value of six pounds over and above the goods and legacies within specified the which goods I do hereby give unto her with condition that she shall give the same at her decease unto such of my executors as she shall think meet.  Witness my hand and seale this fifteenth of March 1700 and twenty two.  John Dungate.  Witnesses Thomas Beard;  Edward Pollington

(Latin)  This Will was proved at London (with a Codicil annexed) 18 September 1723 before the Ven John Andrew, Doctor of Laws, Surrogate to the Ven John Bettesworth, Doctor of Laws and Master Keeper or Commissary of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury lawfully constituted by Hannah Dungate, Anne Dungate and Martha Dungate the daughters and executors named in the said Will to whom admon was granted &c

Transcribed from a downloaded copy by Dave Woolven, 2 Aspen Way, Malpas Park, Newport, South Wales.   NP20 6LB    Tel 01633 858 359     21 October 2006
Transcribed for Nathan Dylan Goodwin BA (Hons), 1 Ivydene Cottages, Westenhanger, Hythe, Kent.  CT21 4HS   nathan.goodwin@orange.net