Wills

The Last Will and Testament of Philip Parmiter (abt. 1728-1817)

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Edward Parmiter and Thomas Parmiter Executors named in and by the last Will and Testament of Philip Parmiter late of the Parish of Stoke in the County and Archdeaconry of Dorset afoursaid Yeoman deceased.

19 Feb 1818

And that the whole of the Goods Chattels and Credits of the said Philip Parmiter do not amount in value to the sum of Two thousand Pounds

6 Jul 1818

Will fully transcribed. Paragraphs added for clarity.

This is the last Will and Testament of me Philip Parmiter the Elder of the Parish of Stoke in the County of Dorset Yeoman touching the settling and disposing of such worldly Estate wherewith it hath pleased God to bless me

First I will that all my just Debts Funeral Expences and Costs of proving this my Will be fully paid and satisfied and after Satisfaction thereof I give devise and bequeath unto my beloved Wife Rebecca the Sum of Six hundred Pounds I also give unto her the full Sum of Five hundred Pounds secured and due to me from my Son Philip Parmiter on this Note of Hand Also I give and bequeath unto my said Wife All my Household Goods Plate Linen China and Furniture whatsoever which shall be in both the Houses at Saint Andrews and Burngate Fams or which I may die possessed of interested in or intitled unto to and for her own sole and proper Use and benefit.

I give and bequeath unto my Daughter Mary Caines Widow the Sum of Four hundred Pounds

I give and bequeath unto each of the seven Children of my late Daughter Rebecca Polden the Sum of Thirty Pounds to and for their own sole and proper Use and Benefit and do direct that their individual Recipts alone shall be a good and sufficient discharge to my Executors for the same

I give unto my Daughter Tamzey Talbot Wife of Mr William Talbot the Sum of One hundred and fifty Pounds and do also direct that her receipt alone shall be a good and sufficient discharge to my Executors for the same notwithstanding her present or any further Coverture

I give devise and bequeath unto my Sons John Parmiter Philip Parmiter and James Parmiter and to my Daughters Elizabeth Richards Wife of James Richards, Hannah Meaden Wife of Henry Meaden the Sum of One Guinea each

I also give devise and bequeath unto my Son William Parmiter the Sum of Five hundred Pounds,

All which said several Sums so by me bequeathed I do will and direct shall be paid to the different Legalees by my Executors hereinafter named at the Expiration of Six Months immediately after my Decease And as to all the Resst and Residue of my real and personal Estate whatsoever and wheresoever or of what nature or kind soever not hereinbefore disposed of I give devise and bequeath unto my Sons Edward Parmiter and Thomas Parmiter equally share and share alike and do hereby nominate constitute and appoint them joint Executors of this my will hereby revoking all former and other Will and Wills by me at any time heretofore made and declaring this only to be my last Will and Testament In Witness whereof I have to this my last Will and Testament contained in one Sheet of Paper set my Hand and Seal this Eighteenth Day of June in the Year of our Lord One Thousand Eight hundred and fifteen

Signed Sealed published and declared by the said Testator as and for his last Will and Testament in the presence of us who at his request in his presence and in the presence of each other have subscribed our Names hereto as Witnesses

Philip Parmiter

Matthew Randall
John Jacob

Testator died 12 Oct 1817 1Church of England, “Dorset, England, Wills and Probates, 1565-1858”, Will of Philip … Continue reading

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1. Church of England, “Dorset, England, Wills and Probates, 1565-1858”, Will of Philip Parmiter, 18 June 1815, Dorset Archdeaconry, digital image, Ancestry.com; Dorset History Centre; Dorchester, England; Reference Number: Da/W/1818, Event Record Number 45, https://search.ancestry.com.au/search/db.aspx?dbid=2119, accessed 22 June 2018.