Monday, June 30, 2014

Will of George Blake of Duntisbourne Abbots, Gloucestershire - Diocese of Bristol Wills on Ancestry, administered 31 Mar 1849

This will for George Blake is the likely son of George Blake whose will was dated 1832. George was living at Duntisbourn Abbots at the time of his death. John Blake, his brother, and also mentioned in the will of George Blake was living at Bagendon. George was a bachelor.

George Blake is listed on the 1841 census at Duntisbourn Abbots living on his own and is a Farmer. On the schedule is one page away from William Blake and Elisa. John Blake is on the 1841 census at Badgington as an Inn Keeper, 50 years of age, with wife Sarah also 50 years of age, Elizabeth 15 years and Eleanor 10 years. He is on the 1851 census still at Bagendon (Badgington is an archaic name for Bagendon) at Parrots Brook Head Inn and he is an Inn Keeper and has 15 acres of land. He is 64 years of age and born at Shipton in Gloucestershire. His wife Sarah is 60 years of age and born at Duntisbourne Abbot. Their children Sarah Ann is 24 years and unmarried born at Horcott near Kempsford. Their daughter Eleanor is 22 years of age, unmarried and born at Horcott near Kempsford. John would have been born circa 1787.

Transcriber: Elizabeth Kipp
Recorded: 29 Jun 2014
Source: Ancestry – Diocese of Bristol Wills
Testator:  George Blake (died 1 Mar 1849)
Place: Duntisbourne Abbots, Gloucestershire, England
Type of Record: Probate
Date of document:31 Mar 1849, administered 31 Mar 1849
Condition: 19th century English, legible copy

1    31st March 1849
2    Appeared personally John Blake of
3    Bagendon in the County of Gloucester
4    Yeoman and alleged upon oath that
5    George Blake late of Duntisbourn Abbotts
6    in the County of Gloucester Farmer deceased
7    died on the first day of March 1849 a Bachelor
8    without leaving any Father or brother him surviving
9    leaving Goods Chattels and Credits wholly
10    within the Jurisdiction of the Consistory
11    Court of Gloucester under the value of
12    one thousand pounds That he is the
13    natural and lawful Brother and one
14    of the next of kin of the said deceased
15    That he will well and faithfully
16    Administer the Goods Chattels and
17    Credits of the said deceased and under
18    an Inventory and account etc
19    Wherefore he prayed that Letters of
20    Admon of all and singular
21    the Goods Chattels and Credits
22    of the said deceased may be granted
23    and committed to him upon
24    giving good and sufficient
25    security and do forth
26    Let Admon pass as prayed
27    Sworn Under £1000
28    Andrew James Surrogate

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