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The Will of William Bond - 20 November 1846 with codicils


This is the last Will & Testament of me William Bond of Tyneham in the Isle of Purbeck & County of Dorset Clerk I give and devise my dwelling house at Tyneham in which I now reside with the gardens orchard & pleasure grounds thereunto belonging together with the Avenue Hole Field Garden Plot stable Close Westmead & all other lands now in my occupation unto my wife Jane Bond for her life & from & after her decease I give & devise the same unto my son John Bond & his heirs I give & bequeath all & singular my household goods & furniture books pictures plate china glass linen horses with their harness Cows Carriages Carts wines & liquors & all other my chattels & effects (except money of every kind) which shall be in & about my said dwelling house & premises at Tyneham at the time of my decease (except as I shall otherwise specifically bequeath by this my Will or any Codicil thereto)unto my said wife for her own use absolutely and I give to my said wife the sum of four hundred pounds for her immediate occasions to be paid to her immediately after my decease I give to my son Henry Bond the sum of one thousand pounds of the three per cent Consols I give to my son Thomas Bond of one thousand pounds of the three per cent Consols I give to my son John Bond in trust for the building of a Parsonage House at Steeple one thousand pounds of the three per cent Consols I give to Esther Rice One hundred pounds I give to William Norris one hundred pounds I give to William Hind Thirty Pounds I give to each of my other servants five pounds I give to the Dorset County Hospital Twenty pounds I give to the Poor of Steeple Parish Ten Pounds I give to the Poor of Tyneham Parish Ten Pounds All the Residue of my Estate & Effects both real & personal I give devise & bequeath unto my said son John Bond his heirs executors & administrators respectively And I appoint the said John Bond Executor of this my Will In Witness whereof I the said William Bond have hereunto set my hand this 20th day of November 1846


(Attestation Clause)

Jane Bond Spinster Tyneham _

Mary Bond Spinster Tyneham Dorset


This is a Codicil to the last Will of me William Bond of Tyneham in the Isle of Purbeck & County of Dorset Clerk Whereas under & by virtue of a Settlement made previously to & in contemplation of my marriage with my wife Jane Bond daughter of the late Henry Briggs of Stockton in the County of Wilts Esq the sum of £16169 – 13 -2 Consolidated Bank Annuities was vested in the late John Bond Esq & upon certain trusts declared thereof by an Indenture bearing date on or about the 16th day of April 1794 (that is to say) Upon certain trusts therein mentioned for the benefit of myself & my said wife for our respective lives and from & after the decease of the survivor of us Upon trust for all & every such one or more of my children by my said wife thereafter to be begotten to be vested & payable at such time or respective times & in such parts & proportions as I the said William Bond should by deed or writing or by my last Will or Codicil in writing to be by me executed in the presence of two or more credible witnesses direct or appoint And whereas the said John Bond & Thomas Davis have both departed this life but the said sum of £16169 – 13 -2 is still standing in their names in the Books of the Governor & Company of the Bank of England Now pursuant to & by force & virtue & in exercise & execution of the aforesaid power or authority to me for this purpose given or reserved as hereinbefore is mentioned & of every other power or authority in any wise enabling me in this behalf I the said William Bond do by this Codicil to my last Will direct & appoint that the said sum of £16169 – 13 -2 Consolidated Bank Annuities & the stocks funds & securities in or upon which the same shall be for the time being be laid out and invested & the interest dividends & annual proceeds thereof & any other stocks & monies whatsoever (if any) which under & by virtue of my said marriage settlement I have power to appoint to & amongst my children in manner aforesaid Shall immediately from & after the decease of the survivor of myself & my said wife go to & be In trust for my five surviving children by my said wife (that is to say) Jane Bond Mary Bond John Bond Henry Bond & Thomas Bond their respective executors administrators & assigns to be divided between & amongst them in equal shares & proportions share & share alike And whereas by my said Will I have bequeathed to my said Wife for her own use absolutely all & singular my household goods & furniture books pictures plate china glass linen horses with their harness Cows Carriages Carts Wines & liquors & all other my chattels & effects except money of every kind which at the time of my decease shall be in or about my dwelling house at Tyneham in which I usually reside & the premises surrounding the same except such as is otherwise specifically bequeathed by that my Will or any Codicil thereto Now I hereby revoke the said bequest of my household goods & furniture books pictures plate china glass linen & all utensils & implements in & about my said dwelling house at Tyneham & the outhouses & premises surrounding the same but I hereby ratify & reconfirm the bequest to my said Wife of all & singular my horses with their harness & furniture Cows & other livestock Carriages Carts Wines & liquors Hay Corn & other stores in & about my said house & premises at Tyneham & elsewhere and all other my chattels & effects bequeathed to my said Wife by my said Will whereof the bequest to her contained in my said Will is not hereby revoked And I hereby declare my will & meaning to be that my said bequest to my said Wife shall be held to extend to & comprehend all & whatsoever those horses with their harness & furniture cows & other live stock carriages wine liquors Hay Corn & other stores in & about my said house & premises at Tyneham & elsewhere And whereas by my said Will I have given & devised my said dwelling house at Tyneham with the gardens pleasure grounds & certain lands & fields in my said Will particularly mentioned and all other lands in my own occupation unto my said wife for her life And whereas all my woods coppices & plantations at Tyneham are in my own occupation Now I hereby revoke the said devise to my said wife of such the said lands & fields in my said will particularly mentioned except as to such of the plantations as immediately surrounding my dwelling house at Tyneham But I hereby declare that it shall be lawful for my said wife during her life from time to time & at all times freely to have & take from any or either of the said woods coppices & plantations all such frith & woods for fences fuel or otherwise for her own use as she shall choose & require without making any payment or compensation for the same And whereas by my said Will I have given all my residue of my real & personal estate to my said son John Bond his heirs executors & administrators respectively Now I hereby declare that the said residuary devise & bequest shall not be deemed or construed to be an exercise of any Power of Appointment which I may happen to have over any real or personal estate whatsoever In witness whereof I the said William Bond have hereunto my hand this ninth day of January 1847 _ William Bond


(Attestation Clause)

William Joseph Hind Tyneham Dorset Servant of the Revd W Bond _

George Open of Weston Somerset Servant of the Revd W Bond



I William Bond Clerk of Tyneham in the County of Dorset do make this a Codicil to my last Will & Testament I have left one thousand pounds for the building of a Parsonage House at Steeple I hereby revoke that bequest I give to my son Henry Bond in addition to what I have given by Will one thousand & five hundred pounds in the three per cent Consols I give to my daughters Jane & Mary one thousand pounds each in the three per cent Consols Instead of one hundred pounds to Esther Rice & William Norris I give fifty pounds to each Instead of thirty pounds to Joseph Hind I give fifty pounds Having given to each of my other servants living with me at my decease five pounds except George Spencer unless he be fifteen years of age Sign’d & publish’d as my Codicil to my last Will & Testament on this 30th day of October 1849 to which I have hereunto set my hand _ William Bond


(Attestation Clause)

William Guy _

John Resouf


This is a Codicil to the last Will of me William Bond of Tyneham in the Isle of Purbeck & County of Dorset Clerk Whereas by my last Will and some Codicil or Codicils thereto or by some one of such instruments (which being left in my house at Tyneham I am not now able to refer to) I have bequeathed £2000 Consolidated Bank annuities to my son Henry Bond And whereas I have lately given a like sum of £2000 Consols to my said son in order that the same might forthwith be transferred to the Trustees of the Settlement made on his marriage and which last mentioned sum I intend to be in lieu of the said £2000 Consols so bequeathed to him as aforesaid Now I do hereby revoke & make void the said bequest of £2000 Consolidated annuities in whatever fraction or form it may have been bequeathed by me to my said son as aforesaid In Witness whereof I the said William Bond have hereunto set my hand at Clifton in the County of Gloucester this fifth day of April 1850 _ Wm Bond


(Attestation Clause)

Thos Bond _

Mary Bond


This is a Codicil to the last Will of me William Bond of Tyneham in the County of Dorset Clerk I bequeath to my son Henry Bond One thousand pounds Consolidated Bank annuities Provided nevertheless that if  that if my said last Will or any Codicil or Codicils thereto or by any Settlement or other instrument heretofore executed by me my said son will become entitled immediately on my decease to any money or stock amounting in value to one thousand pounds Consolidated Bank annuities over & above what he will be entitled to receive on the decease of the survivor of myself & my wife under my Marriage Settlement or any other instrument heretofore executed by me then & in that case I revoke & make void the said legacy of one thousand pounds Consolidated Bank annuities expressed to be bequeathed to him by this present Codicil And whereas I have bequeathed fifty pounds to my servant Joseph Hind I hereby revoke the same legacy and in lieu thereof I give to the said Joseph Hind one hundred pounds In Witness whereof I the said William Bond have hereunto set my hand this third day of November 1851 _ William Bond


(Attestation Clause)

Thos Bond _

Mary Bond


This is a Codicil to the last Will of me William Bond of Tyneham in the County of Dorset Clerk Whereas I believe I have bequeathed to my late servant Thomas Spencer by the name of George Spencer or some other name or description the sum of five pounds Now I hereby revoke the said legacy & every other legacy if any which I have given my late servant In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand this 8th day of Feby 1852


(Attestation Clause)

Thos Bond _

Mary Bond


Affidavit of due execution by Thomas Bond of Fig Tree Court Temple in the City of London Barrister at Law sworn 5 May 1852

Proved at London with five Codicils 7th May 1852 to the Reverend John Bond Clerk


PCC Prob 11/2152



Will kindly transcribed by Ros Dunning