Peter Brown Family History

Will of Nicholas Feldwick 1806


Name Place Date
Date Proved Ref. Main People Identified Fam Grp
Transcript or Copy: readability
Nicholas Feldwick Merstham, Surrey 24/04/1806 06/11/1810 PCC Prob 11/1516/275 Sons: James (executor), William
Daughters: Sarah (wife of James Stow) & her children Ann, Sarah & Thomas Huggett; Mary Burgess (widow); Ann Russell (widow); Jane Roffey (wife of William Roffey); Priscilla Page (wife of Thomas Page)
Grand sons: Robert Roffey (executor), Stephen Morris
FeW1672 Transcript


The following transcription was provided to me and made by Chris Allen
(Note: I have inserted some line breaks to aide readability)

This is the Last Will and Testament of me Nicholas Feldwick of Merstham in the County of Surry Yeoman first I direct that all my just Debts and burial & Testamentary Expenses be paid and discharged by my Exors herein named within six months after my Decease and I do hereby nominate direct and appoint my son James Feldwick and my Grand Son Robert Roffey joint Exors of this my last Will and Testament. 
I hereby give and bequeath unto my said Exors a sum of Ten pounds a piece for their trouble also I give and bequeath unto my said Exor James Feldwick a further sum of fifty pounds as a legacy.
I give and bequeath unto my said Exors James Feldwick and Robert Roffey and the survivor of them either Exor or Admon of such Survivor the sum of sixty pounds to be placed out of on such security as they approve of upon this trust and confidence that either of my said Exors or the Survivor of them or the Exor or Admon of such survivor do & shall pay unto my Grand Son Stephen Morris the sum of three pounds yearly and every year during the term of his natural life by equal yearly payments & after his Decease to pay unto the Children of the said Stephen Morris the said Sixty pounds in equal Shares as they severally & respectively attain the age of twenty one years with such interest as may count for the same.
I give and bequeath unto my Daughter Sarah Wife of James Stow the Interest of three hundred pounds the said interest of the said three hundred pounds not to commence till one year after my Decease then to be paid to Sarah Wife of James Stow the receipt to be a Discharge for the same and after the Decease of Sarah Wife of James Stow I Direct that the said sum of three hundred pounds be equally Divided to Ann, Sarah and Thomas Huggett share and share alike Children of Sarah Wife of James Stow.
And I give and bequeath unto my two Sons William Feldwick & James Feldwick my four Daurs Mary Burgess widow Ann Rufsell widow Jane Roffey Wife of William Roffey and Priscilla Page Wife of Thomas Page all the rest of my personal Estate and Effects whatsoever and wheresoever and what nature or kind soever I direct that the said  shall be paid to my said six last mentioned Children within six months after my Decease share and share alike subject to my just Debts Funeral and Testamentary Expenses and the aforesaid legacies
 Lastly I do revoke all former wills by me made publish’d and declare this to be my last Will and Testament in Witnefs whereof I the said Nicholas Feldwick have hereunto set my hand and Seal this 24th Day of April in the Year of our Lord 1806 – Nicholas Feldwick X his mark.
Signed sealed published and declared by the above named Nicholas Feldwick the Testator as and for his last will and Testament in the presence of us and in his presence at his request in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses hereto. John Moore – Jonathan Southley – Richard Marne

Proved at London 6th Novr 1810 before the worshipful Charles Coote Dr of Laws & Surr’te before oaths of James Feldwick the Son and Robert Roffey the Grandson & Exors being sworn to admin.


The following is a copy of the original 'Will'provided to Me By Chris Allen from the National Archives