Probate granted 14 April 1848, St Allen
This is the last Will and Testament of me Richard BISHOP of the Parish of St Allen in the county of Cornwall Farmer hereby revoking all other Wills heretofore by me made. I will that all my just debts shall be first paid and that I may have a decent Christian burial. I give and bequeath whatever property I may die possessed of in the following Manner,
I give and bequeath unto Henry TROUNCE of the Parish of Redruth as my Executor in trust all my Interest might title or claim whatsoever I may die possessed of in my Leasehold Estate called Victors Tenement in the Parish of St Allen and now in the occupation of my sons Richard and James BISHOP, to manage and direct as may be stated in the following Manner
I will that all my Funeral expenses shall first be paid with all cash expenses or charges in having this my will. I give to my son John the sum of ten pounds per year during his natural life from Victors Tenement should my Interest so long continue If he is alive at the time of my death and come home and demand it but not otherwise.
I give to my daughter Grace PETERS the sum of ten Pounds to be paid her one year after my decease or before if convenient to do so.
I give to my daughter Mary JOHNS the sum of five pounds to be paid one year after my decease or before if convenient to do so.
I give to my Daughter Elizabeth LANYON the sum of five pounds to be paid her one years after my decease or before if convenient to do so.
I give to my daughter-in-law Mary BISHOP the widow of Thomas BISHOP the sum of five pounds and to each of her children that shall be alive at the time of my death five pounds each to be paid one year after my decease or before if convenient to do so. All the rest and residue of my property that I may die possessed of whatsoever I give and bequeath unto my two sons Richard and James BISHOP share and share alike and it is also my will that Henry TROUNCE whom I appoint my only and sole Executor of this my last will shall first pay all Annuities and Legacies with all debt and charges whatsoever before the said Richard and James BISHOP can enjoy the residue.
I give also to Henry TROUNCE the sum of five pounds in addition to his expenses that he may be [just?] to in managing my affairs for the trouble he has already taken and the many favors I have received from him in my life time.
As Witness my hand the Twentieth day of October one Thousand eight hundred and forty seven.
Signed published and declared By me Richard Bishop as my Last Will and Testament In the presence of us and we in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our namesWitnesses: William Henry JOHNS William JAMES (?)
St Allen, 15th April 1848
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