David Tullideph 1705 – 1772

Will of David Tullideph

In the Name of God Amen

I David Tullideph of Wisbech Saint Peters within

The Isle of Ely and County of Cambridge North and being of

Sound and perfect memory and in good health blessed be

God do make ordain and declare this my last will and

Testament in manner and form following, viz First and

Above all things I recommend my soul into the hands of

Almighty God, his pure original hoping for acceptance

With him only in and through the ……… of Jesus Christ

My Dear Redeemer and my Body to be decently interred

At the discretion of my executors hereafter named and as

Furnishing my estate both real and personal goods and chattels

My will is that the same be given employed and bestowed as

Hereafter by this my last will is expressed and I do hereby

Revoke and make void all wills by me formerly made and

Do declare this to be my last Will and Testament.  Item I

Ordain that my executors hereafter named shall sell and

Dispose of all and singular my goods and chattels whatsoever

(if need require) for discharging all such debts as I shall

Owe and be indebted at the time of my decease and for

Paying the legacies hereafter bequeathed (which I order

To be paid six months after my demise).  Item I give devise

And bequeath to my eldest daughter Ann Tullideph all that

My messuages and thirteen acres of lane in Walsoken in the

County of Norfolk in the tenure of William Heaton all those

My four acres of land in Walsoken aforesaid in tenure of

William Clark all that my house barn and stables outhouses

And farm of fifteen acres of land in Walsoken aforesaid

In tenure of the said William Clark and all that my house

In Rugbys Lane in Wisbech aforesaid in tenure of John

Johnson and all that my Study of Books (only those that are

Hereafter ex…….. and hereafter bequeathed) as also her

Dear Mothers chased gold watch chain and cornelian seal

Also my yellow diamond ring and cornelian seal set in

Gold with my Coat of Arms (neither of which ring and seal

are to be sold but kept in the family) and my snuff box

set with four Onion cut Garnets and cornelian with the

Story of Abraham offering his son Isaac ……… of ………..

With all those premises and chattels I give devise and

Bequeath to my said daughter Ann Tullideph to her heirs

and assigns for ever.  Item I give devise and bequeath to my

youngest daughter Frances Tullideph all those my seven

acres of land in Walsoken  in the County of Norfolk in

tenure of William Clark aforesaid (and my will is that the

said seven acres of land be alwise left with and to the said

William Clark’s farm, her sister Ann or her heirs paying

the said Frances or her heirs the full value of the said

seven acres of land in proportion to which the said farm

is yearly rented at or as they shall agree upon between

themselves) All that my messuages barn and houses

and farm of seven acres of land (about two acres of

which is what they call house land but is so intermixed

with my land that it cannot be distinguished but pays

twenty shillings per annum for the whole to the ……..

of Walsoken aforesaid and no more has been paid for the

said land for above these sixty years past as appears

by Sundry ……… in my possession) in ……….. aforesaid

….. Francis …………, also all those my six acres

of land (….. ………..) in …………. Aforesaid both in

tenure of Joseph …………. And those my three acres of

land up ………….. South Brink in tenure of the widow

………….. Also all those my three houses and malt chamber

in Rugbys Lane and fronting the Old Town Cross in the tenure

of William Purlin, the Widow Lee, William Hill and

Charles Morris?  Also all those my two houses in the Timber

………….. in the tenures of James Hannah and Ann Wilson.

All those five houses are in Wisbech aforesaid and as my said

daughter Frances has the worst half of my Real Estate

as above bequeathed to her, I give and devise to her my

Mortgage on George Turpin’s house in Wisbech aforesaid

Near the riverside for fifteen pounds and Interest thereon.

Also my Bill of Sale of Zachary Heratts for twenty

pounds and Interest on the same but if any losses sustained

by either the said mortgage or said bill of sale my will is

that the same be equally born between my said daughters

Ann and Frances.  Also I give and devise to my said daughter

Frances my own plain gold watch my gold headed cane

My silver hilted hangar Also her dear Mothers Brilliant

Diamond Ring, one of the gilt snuff boxes and of my

Books viz  Tillotsons Sermons in three volumes in folio

Rapins History of England in two volumes in folio

L’Estrange’s Josephus in folio, the Spectators in eight

Volumes, Catos Letters in four volumes Addison’s

Works in four volumes Row’s? Works in three volumes

and Hudribas, all these are in Twelves.  Also Russell’s

History of Aleppo in quarto and Gordon’s life of ……. In

Three volumes in Octavo, all these premises and chattels

I give devise and bequeath to my said daughter Frances

Tullideph, to her, her heirs and assigns for ever and as to

My plate and household furniture my Will and Mourning

is that they should be divided as equally as they can be

joint between them my said daughters Ann and Frances

only that the said Ann shall as the eldest have

which half she likes best.  Item I give to the said Ann

her dear mother’s garnet hoop ring my mourning ring

with two diamond sparks which I had for her said mother

an enamelled family ring my gilt five turquoise snuff box

and my case of pistoles and to the said Frances my other

three mourning rings which I had for my cousin …………

and his son ……….. and for Mrs Turpin but my will and

mourning is that by said daughters Ann and Frances

may and hereby have it in their power to make what

exchanges they will agree upon between themselves of the

rings and books as before bequeathed.  Item I give

devise and bequeath the rest and residue of my real

estate wheresoever it lies to my said daughter Ann

Tullideph and the residue of my personal estate to be

equally divided between my said daughters Ann and Frances

Tullideph after first paying my debts as aforesaid and

Legacies hereafter mentioned and in case of the death

Of either of my said daughters Ann and Frances without

Heirs lawfully begotten on their bodies I give devise

and bequeath the moiety of the said deceased both of my

real estate and personal as is devised as aforesaid to

the survivor to her heirs and assigns for ever and

I further will and ordain (that so long) as the Presbiterian

Dissenting Tutores? is regularly kept up in this Town

and a pastor is resident here and the said meeting

house is kept open, that my said daughters Ann and

Frances (or their heirs) do each of them pay yearly

three pounds towards the support of the said ………….

for the performance of which I Burthen my real

estate as devised aforesaid but in case the said

meeting house shall be shut up for twelve months

without a settled pastor here then the above claim

on my real estate to be void and …….. and my said

daughters Ann and Frances or their heirs are left at

full liberty to give what they please afterwards and

in case of the death of both my said beloved daughters

Ann and Frances Tullideph without heirs lawfully begotten

on their bodies then and in that case I give devise

and bequeath all my real estate wheresoever it lies to

my nephew John Tullideph only son of my beloved brother

the Very Reverend Mr Thomas Tullideph of Kilmany

in the shire of Fife in Scotland to him his heirs and

assigns for ever the paying to each of his sisters that

are living at the time of the decease of the survivor

of my said daughters Ann and Frances Tullideph the sum

of fifty pounds sterling to each of them and if his sister

Cesil Hutton shall happen to be dead at that time

then I give and devise the said sum of fifty pounds

(designed for her if she was living) to her child or

children if any are left behind her to be equally

divided amongst them.  Item I give and bequeath to my

dear brother Thomas Tullideph aforesaid the sum of

ten guineas and to my dear brother Walter

Tullideph Esquire of Tullideph Hall in the shire of

Angus in Scotland five guineas to my dear nephew

David Sutton son of Andrew and Cesil Sutton the sum of

ten guineas to my beloved sister in law Elizabeth Buxton

of Wisbech aforesaid the sum of twenty pounds. To Miss

Emily Worrall (for the sincere regard I had for her) the

sum of ten guineas for mourning. To Miss Sarah

Delamere the sum of five guineas for mourning. To my

nephew Mr Samuel Caldwell the sum of five

guineas for mourning and to the Dissenting Minister

(in the Presbiterian way) which shall be here at the time

of my demise the sum of five pounds for mourning

and to each of them a mourning ring of one guinea

value.  Item I give to Robert Millson of Wisbech

aforesaid  and to each of the supervisors (hereafter named)

of this my last Will and Testament a mourning ring

of one guinea value each.  Item I do constitute and

appoint                          my said dear sister Elizabeth Buxton

my said dearly beloved daughters Ann and Frances Tullideph

and my said dear brother Thomas Tullideph joint

Executrixes and Executor of this my last Will and Testament.

And I do hereby likewise appoint Mr Joseph Wilkinson

And Mr Robert Millson both of Wisbech aforesaid

Supervizors of the same and I devise they will see the

same duty executed and performed in witness whereof I

have hereunto (all written by my own hand in four pages

the first three first of which were signed by me at the bottom)

set my hand seal this twelfth day of October One Thousand

Seven Hundred and Seventy.  David Tullideph, Signed sealed

And delivered in the presence of the Testator and in the presence

Of each of us, William Palmer, Margaret Palmer

Jessop Boughton.

 

 

 

This Will was proved at London the Twenty

Fifth day of February in the year of our Lord One

Thousand seven hundred and seventy two before the Right

Worshipful George Hay, Doctor of Laws, Master Keeper

Or Commissary of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury

Lawfully constituted by the Oath of Elizabeth Buxton,

Spinster the sister of the deceased and one of the Executors

To whom Administration was granted of all and singular the

Goods Chattels and Credits of the said deceased, she having

been first sworn by commission duly to administer power

reserved of making the life grant to Ann Tullideph

and Frances Tullideph, spinsters the daughters and Thomas

Tullideph the brother of the said deceased and the other

Executors when they or either of them shall apply for the same.

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