Wills and testamentary papers
Copy will of William Hale, Church Honeybourne, Worcs., gent. To wife Sarah: cottage being built at Church Honeybourne, for life : whatever furniture and household goods she wishes : £500 : £100 annuity for life. If she remarries it ceases for 5 years then recommences. To daughter Sarah Gibbs: £100 annuity for life. To son William Hale: residue of personal estate. : all real estate in Manor and tithes of Honeybourne charged with payment of legacies William is sole executor. Trustees: George ?Nall, Ruth Dyde, Henry Robbins. Codicil - 19 April 1812 Because estate at Honeybourne is leasehold from Dean and Chapter of Westminster, conveys same to trustees in order to secure annuities to wife and daughter, but with all estate in premises to son. Trustees: son William Hale, William Potter son of William Potter of Compton and Joseph Slatter, Ilmington, gent. Witnesses: Francis Findon, Ruth Dyde, James Salisbury Findon. Proved at Worcester February 1813.