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The Will of Henry Hellier - 15 January 1825


This is the last will and testament of me Henry Hellier of Tyneham in the County of Dorset Yeoman made and published this fifteenth day of January one thousand eight hundred and twenty five First I give and bequeath unto my dear wife Mary for and during the term of her natural life one annuity or Yearly sum of thirty pounds of lawful money free and clear of all deductions, to be paid to her half yearly, the said annuity or yearly sum to be paid and payable out of my residuary estate and effects hereinafter bequeathed I also give and bequeath unto my said wife the use of all my household goods and furniture plate linen woollen and china for and during the term of her life and after her decease the same to fall into and form part of my residuary estate and effects hereinafter bequeathed I also give and bequeath unto my daughter Elizabeth the wife of Walter Squibb of Sutton Labourer the weekly sum of four shillings of lawful money for and during the term of her life such weekly sum to be paid to her (without the controul or intermeddling of the said Walter Squibb her said husband ) my said daughter weekly and every week and to be payable out of my said residuary estate and effects I also give and bequeath unto my Granddaughter Harriet the wife of Robert Attin of Broadmayne Butcher the sum of Fifty pounds to be paid by my executor hereinafter named at the end of two years next after my decease without interest And also it is my will and desire that my Executor and residuary legatee hereinafter named Shall raise out of my residuary and personal estate hereinafter bequeathed the sum of one hundred and fifty pounds for the purpose of full stating a living called Romsey’s living situate at Preston in the said County of Dorset and my will is that he shall name as lives my two Grandsons William and Henry Hellier the children of my late son Thomas Hellier deceased. And lastly all the rest residue and remainder of my estate and effects whatsoever and wheresoever and all my farming Stock crops utensils and implements in Husbandry now standing and being on the farm in my occupation at Tyneham aforesaid, Subject nevertheless to the payment of the said annuity or yearly sum hereinbefore given to my said wife half yearly, and the said sum of four shillings weekly and every week to my said daughter Elizabeth Squibb; to the payment of the said legacy of fifty pounds to my Granddaughter Harriet Attin, my funeral and other expences, and to the raising of the said sum of one hundred and fifty pounds for the purpose hereinbefore mentioned , I give devise and bequeath to my son Henry Hellier of Tyneham aforesaid Yeoman his executors administrators and assigns And I do hereby make ordain nominate and appoint his my said son Henry Hellier whole and sole executor of this my last will and testament and I do hereby revoke and make void all former wills codicil or codicils by me at any time or times heretofore made and do declare these presents only to be and contain my last will and testament In witness whereof I the said Henry Hellier the testator have to this my will set my hand and affixed my seal the day and year above written

Henry Hellier


(Attestation Clause)

John Gillingham        Robert Standley


Proved 9 June 1825  

Estate below £1500    

Dorset Record Office


Will kindly transcribed by Ros Dunning