RYMELL Wills and Administrations

 

Wills from RIMELL/RYMELL families living on the Somerset/Wiltshire border, kindly submitted by Graham Bennett.

 

Will of Robert RYMELLE, Yeoman of Chapmanslade, Wilts

 

Proved at the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, London, 12 May 1598

 

In the name of god Amen the 12th of March anno one thousand fyve hundred ninety eight I although sick and weak of body but of good and perfect memory   laud be to god do ordain my last will and testament in manner and format as followeth

 

firstly I bequeath my soul into the hands of Almighty God and my body to be buried within the churchyard at Corsley

 

item I give and bequeath unto the poor inhabitants on both sides of the street at Chapmanslade and Huntley Lane five pounds

 

item I give and bequeath unto my servant Elizabeth PEARCE with the twenty eight shillings due to her four pounds

 

item I give and bequeath unto my daughter’s children being nine in number nine pounds

 

item I and bequeath unto Aline HOLLOWAY my daughter  two fines I have in deferment within one month after my death to be delivered

 

item I give and bequeath unto MARY my wife  and ROBERT my son all my goods moveable and unmoveable within doors and without not before given and bequeathed and making them my whole executors

 

with this condition that  Robert my son doth impart his and goods and chattels  with his mother item I do constitute and ordain my beloved in Christ George MORGAN William FISHER William TURNER William HOLLOWAY to be my overseers of this my last will and testament and allowing unto each of them for their payment  three shillings and fourpence

 

witnesses William HOLLOWAY William TURNER marke George MORGAN's marke William FISHER

 

PROB 11/91 f. 42 page 328

 

Grant of Administration in respect of Robert RYMELL, late of Chapmanslade, Wilts

 

By the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, London, 22 May 1652

 

…commission to Robert RYMELL the son and William SELFE and (Elizabeth) his wife the natural and lawful daughter of Robert RYMELL having goods to administer the same goods they being first sworn by the commission here by to administer

 

PROB 6/27

 

Will of ANTHONY RIMELL, Husbandman of the parish of Corsly, Wilts

 

Proved at the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, London, by Mary RIMELL, 5 Dec 1704

 

In the Name of God Amen the fifth day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand and seven hundred and four I… do make and ordain this my last will and testament as follows… as for my worldly estate as it has as it has pleased God and to bless me in this life I dispose of the same in the following manner

 

Inprimis I give and bequeath unto my daughter Mary CARY the sum of one shilling of currant English money to be paid by my executor in six months after my decease

 

item I give and bequeath unto my daughter Sarah SHEPHERD the sum is of one shilling of currant English money to be paid by my executor in six months after my decease

 

item I give and bequeath unto my daughter Elizabeth RIMELL the sum of one shilling of current English money to be paid by my executor in six months after my decease

 

item  I give and bequeath unto my daughter Hannah RIMELL the sum is of one shilling of currant English money to be paid by my executor in six months after my decease 

 

item I give and bequeath unto my son Anthony RIMELL the sum is of one shilling of currant English money to be paid by my executor when he shall come of age

 

item I give and bequeath unto my son James RIMELL the sum is of one shilling of currant English money to be paid  when he shall come of age

 

item all the rest and residue of  my goods and chattels bonds and bills and debts on chattell called Wolhouse lying in the parish of  Frome and two Chattells lying in the parish of  Corsly called Troleps [TROLLOPs] and Colses [COLESes] I give and bequeath unto my wife Mary RIMEL whom I make constitute and ordaine to be my full and sole executor of this my last will and testament

 

and I do desire and intend for  my two son in laws Thomas CARY and Edward SHEPARD to be overseers of this my last will and testament and premises do appoint and bequeath unto them the sum of one shilling apeice

 

in witness for whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seale ANTHONY RIMELL, the marke of Nicholas WATTS, Jane SMITH, Thomas ROGERS.

 

PROB11 479 fol 261 page 307

 

Will of Richard RYMELL Yeoman of the parish of Frome Selwood

 

Proved at Westbury, Wilts, by Daniel WHITBY, 10 Feb 1706

 

In the name of God Amen the 12th day of October in the five and thirtieth year in the reigne of our sovereign Lord Charles the second now King of England anno domini 1683 I being sick and feeble in body but of sound and perfect mind and memory praise be therefore given to Almighty God do make and ordaine this my perfect last will and testament in manner and form following (that is to say) first and principally I commend my soul into the hands of Almighty God my creator hoping through the meritts death and passion of the Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ to receive full and free pardon and forgiveness of all my sins and to inherit everlasting life and my body I commit to the earth from whence it was taken to be decently buried according to the dissuasion of my executrix hereafter named and as touching the disposition of such temporal estate as it has pleased God (far beyond my departs) to bestow upon me.  Inprimis I give unto my brother Robert RYMELL my ( illegible) Item I give unto my brother Christopher RYMELL two shillings and sixpence Item I give unto my brother John RYMELL two shillings and sixpence Item I give unto my brother Anthony RYMELL two shillings and sixpence all the rest and residue of my personal estate goods and chattels whatsoever I do give and bequeath unto Mary my beloved wife whom I make my full and sole executrix of this my last will and testament revoking annulling and making void all former wills and testaments by me heretofore made and do ratify and confirm this to be my last will and testament and none other. And I desire my father-in-law Richard PRYOR and my loving neighbour Thomas CARY the elder to be my overseers to see that all these things be faithfully performed according to my will after I am interred and for their pains and care and I give unto them twelve pence apiece.  In witness whereof I the said Richard RIMELL has to this my last will and testament set my hand and seale but the day and year first above written signed Richard RYMELL sealed published and declaredin the presence of (the mark of) the Richard Prior Elizabeth WRENCH?  Simon SMITH

 

Wiltshire CRO ref.  Chantor Sarum Bundle 14 no. 67

 

Inventory of the goods of Richard RIMELL deceased at Westbury in the year of our Lord 1705 [sic]

 

To Beds and the things belonging to them                  5  -  0  -  0

One pot and two ritels? to barrels and to pails            1  -  0  -  0

Half a dosen of tranchars                                                0  -  0  -  6

Half a dosen of  woden dishes and four spoons        0  -  0  -  6

To pear of hanels a fiar pan                                            0  -  1  -  6

And tongs four pewter dishes and plates                    0  - 10 -  0

Wearing apparel and wool                                              3  -  0  -  0

A fringing pan a chest to cofers to boxes                      1  -  2  -  0

One table four chairs one setel                                      1  -  0  -  0

Other money a house and perreck one size                9  -  0  -  0

A levenspoon one skilens 36 pens                               9  -  0  -  0

 

                                                                                            20 – 14 – 0

 

Witness Nash PRYOR, Thomas PILL, 20? Feb 1705 [sic]

 

Will of John RIMELL of Corsley, Wilts

 

Proved at the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, London, by William RIMELL, 2 Nov 1720

 

…I give to my son Robert RIMELL the sum of £100 to be paid and to him by my executor within five years after my death in manner following that is to say £20 yearly and every year from my death until the said sum of £100 shall be paid

 

Item I give to my grand children Mary, Elizabeth and Robert son and daughters of Robert HOPKINS of Chapmanslade in the said county of Wilts ten shillings a piece

 

Item I give to my daughter Sarah all my household goods and my stock of cattle being the confirmation of what I have given her many years since

 

Item I give to my daughter Sarah ten shillings to be paid unto her within six months after my death

 

Item I give my son John RIMELL my copyhold tenement or mill in Corsely aforesaid with its appurtanances for all the lives I have thereon

 

Item all the rest of my goods chattels and personal estate whatsoever not hereinbefore given I give and bequeath unto my son William RIMELL who I make sole executor of this my last will and testament

 

in witness whereof the said John RIMELL to this my last will and testament have set my hand and seal the seven and twentieth day of May in the fifth year of the reign of our sovereign Lord George by the grace of God King of Great Britain France and Ireland defender of the faith anno John 1719 John RIMELL signed sealed and published and declared by the said John RIMELL as and for his last will and testament in the presence of us witnesses who in the testator’s  presence have hereunto set their hands Jacob CHEYNE? John DANIEL Wm ??

 

PROB 11/576 f. 240 page 331

 

Will of Christopher RIMELL, Yeoman of the parish of Frome Selwood

 

Proved at the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, London, 14 Oct 1725

 

… I give and devise unto my son Robard RIMELL the tenement in Chapmanslade whereof he have the lease and enjoyeth the profits thereof for several years and also I willeth him half a crown to be paid to him by my executor…

 

Item I give and bequeath unto my son John RIMELL the tenement in Chapmanslade late HOLWAY’s whereof he hath now the lease and possession and all the residue and remainder there I now have or had I give and devise unto my son John RIMELL and also I willeth him half a crown to be paid to him by my executor…

 

Item I give and devise unto my grand daughter Elizabeth SKEMMELL daughter of John SKEMMELL her executors administrators and assigns and from and immediately after my decease that parcel of ground late STONEs and the house newly erected thereon and all that plot or parcel of ground thereunto adjoining called Colses for and during all the term of lease or interest therein…

 

Item I give and bequeath unto my grandson Joseph SKEMMELL his executors administrators and assigns all that my house and grounds now in the possession of John SKEMMELL late HOBSes tenement all my estate and interest therein in trust upon confidence nevertheless that he the said Joseph SKEMMELL his executors administrators and assigns shall and will permit and suffer my daughter his brother the wife of John SKEMMELL to enjoy and receive the profits thereof and during the term of her natural life and from and after her decease they shall and will out the issues and profits thereof pay to the said John SKEMMELL if he should happen to survive his wife the sum of five pounds yearly without any deduction for and during the term of his natural life if the persons named on the lease liveth so long and to pay the residue of the clear issues and profits of the said tenement to and amongst his two brothers and sister Mary  children of my daughter but if the said John SKEMMELL happen to die before my said daughter then upon her decease to pay all the clear profits and issues thereon to and amongst the two sons of my daughter namely John and George her daughter Mary each one to have an equal share or proportion according to the direction of my executor Joseph SKEMMELL his executors administrators and assigns as he should judge most reasonable and convenient

 

Item I give and bequeath unto my grandson Joseph SKEMMELL his executors administrators and assigns that my messuage or tenement called or known by the name of Mont Sheper or Skeper with all my estate and interest thereon together with the lease thereon forever.

Also I giveth unto my son Christopher RIMELL one half crown to be paid by my executor heareafter named

 

and all the rest residue and remainder of moneys securitys and many household chattels cattle implements of what kind soever not otherwise given or disposed of  I give and bequeath unto my grandson Joseph SKEMMELL whom I make and constitute my only and sole executor…

 

in testament whereof I have hereto set my hand and seale and publish the same to be my last will and testament this sixteenth day of October one thousand seven hundred twenty and one the mark of Christopher RIMELL signed sealed and published aforesaid in the presence of Thos MAKFORD, John CARPENTER, Thomas ROGER   Phillip CROSSE

 

PROB 11/605 f. 218 page 267

 

Will of Mary RYMILL, Widow of the parish of Frome Selwood

 

Proved 1 Oct 1736 at the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, London, by Anthony RYMILL

                                      

… I give unto John SCAMMELL of the parish of Frome Selwood aforesaid Yeoman and to Anthony RYMILL of Frome Selwood aforesaid clothier all that my tenement or dwelling house with garden and appurtenances to the same belonging and all my roofless tenement called Trollops and barn within the parish of Corsley in the county of Wilts containing three closes of pasture or arable land being about six acres of ground to have and to hold the same tenements closes and premises to them the said John SCAMMELL and Anthony RYMILL their executors administrators and assigns…

 

in trust… that they... will raise out of the rent issues and profits of the same estates the sum of thirty shillings yearly and  every year during the natural life of my daughter Hannah the now wife of George WITHEY and pay the same thirty shillings yearly at two  the most usual terms in the year by even and equal portions into the proper hands of my said daughter Hannah during the term of her natural life for her sole and separate use maintenance and benefit so as not to belong or be to the use of or any way liable or subject to or affected with the alienation debts forfeiture release receipt charge incumbrence and disposition  demands or power of her husband

 

and in trust  further that they… shall raise out of other the rents issues and profits of the same tenements money sufficient to pay off all principal and interest due or a mortgage of that part of the premises called Trollops for fifteen pounds principal money and all charges my said trustees shall be put to on sustaining about the execution of the said premises and from and after the said principal money interest and charges shall be paid off

 

then upon trust for them… to…  permit and suffer my son James RYMILL his executors administrators but not his assigns to have hold and enjoy the same tenement called Colses and roofless tenement called Trollops with th’appurtenances and take the rents issues and thereof to his and their own use during the residue of the several terms I have to come of and in the same charged as aforesaid and subject to the rents

 

and if the said thirty shillings yearly payable as aforesaid to my said daughter Hannah WITHEY  shall be in arrears or unpaid by the space of twenty days next after twenty ninth day of September and the twenty fifth day of March yearly it shall and may be lawful to and for my said daughter Hannah or her assigns to distrain  for the same arrears and the distress all distresses on the same estates so taken to load drive take carry away detain keep apply and dispose of in like manner as may be of a distress or distresses for rent

 

Also I give unto my son James RYMILL my cupboard in the parlour my least brass kettle the table board in the parlour my best flock bed and bedstead thereto belonging and bedding to the same and my hanging press in the outer chamber my coffer and box in the inner chamber and one pillow.

 

Also I give to my son-in-law George PARROTT one shilling of lawful money of Great Britain

 

also I give unto my son-in-law George WITHEY one shilling of like money

 

also I give and to my daughter Sarah HOLWAY one shilling of like money and my scarlet coat also I give to the three sons of George PARROTT that is to say Michael PARROTT John PARROTT and Samuel PARROTT  thirty pounds of like money being  ten pounds apiece in two years next after my decease to be paid if they shall be then of the age of one and twenty years and if either of them shall die before he obtain to that age then the share and interest of him so dying shall be to the use of the survivors

 

Also I give and to my grandsons Thomas CARY and Daniel CARY one shilling each of like money

 

also I give unto my granddaughter Sarah GERRISH my black cloth coat

 

also I give to my daughter Hannah WITHEY my new bell metal pot my greatest brass kettle the table board in the press house and little tub and treadle and my long table board in the hall my chest in the outer chamber one quarter barrel and pillow my warming pan and also my wearing apparel not before therein given which said goods and apparel I give to my said daughter Hannah to make her satisfaction for her attending me in my sickness if she accept it as such and not otherwise

 

And also I give unto my son James RYMILL my daughter Sarah HOLWAY and to Hannah WITHEY my three least gold rings to take their choice of them as hereinafter mentioned (viz) Hannah to take first Sarah next and James last

 

Also I give unto my sons Anthony RYMILL James RYMILL and my daughter Hannah WITHEY all my pewter to be divided between them share and share alike

 

also I give and to my friend John SCAMMELL and to my son Anthony RYMILL five shillings each whom I appoint to be trustees of this my last will desiring them to see that the same may be duly fulfilled

 

also I give and bequeath unto my son Anthony RYMILL whom I likewise constitute make and ordain sole executor of this my last will and testament all the rest and residue of  my estate goods chattels and credits not before herein given and disposed of…

 

in witness whereof I the said Mary RYMILL have to this my last will and testament contained in two sheets of paper set my hand and seal the first day of March in the ninth year of the reign of our sovereign Lord George the second by the grace of God of Great Britain France and Ireland King defender of the faith and in the year of our Lord 1735 Signed Mary RYMILL the testatrix as and for her last will and testament in our hearing and presence and then subcribed and attested in the presence of the said testatrix by us Joseph STOR (signed) Mary STOR.

 

PROB 11/679 f. 226 page 281

 

Grant of Administration in respect of Ann RIMELL otherwise RYMELL, Widow of Corsley, of Wilts

                                                                                                                                

By the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, London, 31 May 1737

 

…commission to Mary RIMELL otherwise RYMELL and Hannah RIMELL otherwise RYMELL spinsters the natural and lawful daughters of Ann RIMELL deceased to administer the goods chattels and credits of the said deceased being  first sworn by commission duly to administer…

 

PROB 6 /112 f. 97 (a)

 

Grant of Administration in respect of William RIMELL otherwise RYMELL

 

By the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, London, 31 May 1737

 

…commission to Mary RIMELL otherwise RYMELL and Hannah RIMELL otherwise RYMELL spinsters the natural and lawful daughters of William RIMELL otherwise RYMELL late of Corsley in the county of Wilts to administer the goods chattels and credits of the said deceased being  first sworn by commission duly to administer for that Ann RIMELL otherwise RYMELL the relict of the said deceased [who] died before she had taken upon her Letters of Administration of the goods of the said deceased.

 

PROB 6 /112 f. 97 (b)

 

Administration of the estate of James RYMILL late of Frome

 

Granted 13 Apr 1739 by the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, London

 

…commission to Eleanor HICKMAN widow the grandmother and curatrix lawfully assigned to Mary RYMILL spinster Ann RYMILL spinster James RYMILL Sawney RYMILL and Eleanor RYMILL  spinster minors and Hezekiah RYMILL  infant the natural and lawful only children of James RYMILL … deceased to administer the goods chattels and credits of the said deceased for the used and benefit of the said minors and infant until one of them shall attain the age of twenty one years being first sworn by commission duly to administer Eleanor RYMILL widow the relict of the said deceased dying before she had taken out letters of administration.

 

PROB 6 /114 f. 82

 

Will of John RIMELL of Chapmanslade, Wilts

 

Proved 5 Aug 1743 at the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, London, by Catherine RIMELL, Widow

 

…all my goods and chattels effects and personnel estates whatsoever and wheresoever after my debts and the funeral expenses be paid and discharged I devise and bequeath the same to my loving wife Catherine RIMELL who I make  nominate and appoint sole and only executor of this my last will and testament

 

and my will is that William CULVERHOUSE her father overseer thereof take care and see the same performed according to my true intent and meaning

 

in witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the 30th day of April in the year of our Lord 1743  John RIMELL signed sealed published and declared by the said testator… in the presence of us John MIDDLESTAFF, William ADAMS.

 

PROB 11/728 f. 271 page 256

 

Will of Thomas RIMELL of Corsley, Wilts

 

Proved 12 Jun 1756 at the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, London, by John HOLLWAY

 

…I give unto my loving wife Anne sixteen pounds a year to be paid unto her by quarterly payments the first payment thereof to be made within a quarter of a year after my decease and so to continue to be paid unto her quarterly during the term of her natural life

 

also I give and bequeath unto my said wife all such household goods and furniture as she had at the time I married her

 

and all my leasehold all other estates stock and the residue and remainder of my household goods and furniture whatsoever and wheresoever goods and chattels of all kinds to any of which I have any sort of rights or title I give devise and bequeath the same to my son-in-law John HOLLWAY the same being liable to the payment of all my just debts and the payment of the said annuity or yearly sum of sixteen pounds a year  by quarterly payments unto my loving wife Anne as aforesaid

 

and I do hereby nominate and appoint my said son-in-law John HOLLWAY sole executor of this my last will and testament hereby revoking  all former and other wills by me heretofore made and establishing this to be and stand as and for my last will and testament

 

sealed signed published and declared by me as such this Twenty eighth day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and fifty six Thomas RIMELL signed sealed published and declared by the above named Thomas RIMELL as and for his last will and testament in the presence of us who at his desire witness the same William BURDEN John WILKINS.

 

PROB 11/823 f. 177 page 206

 

Will of Sarah RYMELL, Widow of the parish of Corsley, of Wilts

 

Proved at Sarum by John HOOPER, 21 Mar 1758

 

…made this twenty ninth day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and fifty six

 

…I give to my granddaughter Betty the wife of John HOLLWAY of the parish of Corsley aforesaid Yeoman the sum of one shilling

 

Also all the rest and residue and remainder of my goods chattles and effects and also all other my personal [estate] whatsoever and wheresoever (after all my just debts and the funeral expences are paid and satisfyed) I give and bequeath to my son-in-law John HOOPER of Corsley aforesaid Yeoman whom I make constitute and appoint sole executor of this my said last will and testament…

 

Signed sealed published and declared by the said testatrix Sarah RYMELL as and for her last will and testament in the presence of us who have at her request subscribed our names as witnesses thereto in her sight and presence and of each other John HUGHES and Richard BUNGEY 

 

Wiltshire CRO ref.  Chantor Sarum  L-Z

 

Will of Anthony RYMELL, Gentleman of Dean Street, Fetter Lane, London

 

Proved 23 May 1795 at the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, London, by Robert MOUNSEY

                                                                                                                                                            

…I give and bequeath unto my cousin Samuel PARROTT of Corsly in the county of Wilts gardener the sum of one hundred pounds

 

I also give to the Reverend Mr KINGDON of Frome in the county of Somerset the sum of fifty pounds

 

I also give to Mr AUSTIN of Marsham Street Westminster who preaches at the chapel in Fetter Lane the sum of fifty pounds

 

I also give to Henry ALLAN the elder two hundred and fifty pounds

 

I also give to Samuel ALLAN the younger two hundred and fifty pounds

 

I also give to Mr Robert MOUNSEY of Castle Street Holborn London gentleman his executors and administrators as much money arising from my personal estate or stock and to be transferred into his name now standing in my name in the bank of England as the interest arising therefrom will… bring in twenty pounds per annum… in trust that he or they do and shall… pay and apply the interest or dividends arising therefrom… to and for the use of my housekeeper Mary FIELDER for and during the term of her natural life 

                                                                    

I also give to the said Mary FIELDER fifty pounds and also my beds and bedding table silver household and other furniture in my house in Dean Street where I now live.

 

I also give to Mr Charles BOYLE the sum of fifty pounds

 

I also give and devise and bequeath unto my relation Hezekiah RYMELL of Frome aforesaid all that my freehold messuage or tenement and lands with appurtenances situated and being in the parish of Frome commonly called or known by the name of Wolhouse…

                                               

I also give to the said Robert MOUNSEY the sum of twenty pounds for his trouble in the execution of the trust hereby deposed in him them and I will and direct that the said Robert MOUNSEY his executors and administrators shall be allowed all such costs charges damages and expenses as they or any of them shall sustain all be put to in the execution of the trusts under this my will…

 

but in case there shall be any surplus after payment of all my debts legacies and funeral expenses and proving of this my will then I give devise and bequeath all such surplus and all the rest residue and remainder of my estate and effects whatsoever to the said Robert MOUNSEY his executors administrators and assigns in trust to convert such part  thereof into money as shall not be so at the time of my death and to be given applied and paid after the death of the said Mary FIELDER to such charitable uses as the said Mr KINGDON and my executor Robert MOUNSEY shall think fit to appoint

                                                 

and I do make constitute and appoint the said Robert MOUNSEY sole executor of this my last will and testament

 

and lastly I do hereby revoke and make void all and every former will and  wills and codicils by me at any time heretobefore made or signed and do ordain this to be my only and true last will and testament

 

in witness whereof of  I the said Anthony RYMELL have to this my last will and testament… set my hand and seal… the eighth day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety five A. RYMELL

 

signed sealed and published by the said Anthony RYMELL as his last will and testament in the presence of us who in his presence and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names...  J. P. MOUNSEY and Henry James HEATLEY Gray's Inn Robert WILSON

 

I give rings to the following persons viz. one to Mr MOUNSEY one to Mr BOYLE one to Mr ALLAN and his son each one to Mr WILSON and one to Mr AUSTIN dated the fifth day of May 1795 A. RYMELL witness Mary BENTLEY

 

23rd of May 1795 on which day appeared personally James Powell MOUNSEY of the parish of St Andrew Holborn in the county of Middlesex gentleman and by virtue of his corporal oath deposed that he knew and was well acquainted with Anthony RYMELL of Dean Street Fetter Lane in the parish of St. Andrew Holborn London deceased and hath twice seen him write and subscribe his name and thereby came well to know and be acquainted with his manner and character of handwriting and subscription and having now carefully viewed and perused the paper writing hereunto annexed purporting to be and containing a codicil to the last will and testament of the said deceased beginning thus “I give rings to the following persons” ending thus “dated this fifth day of May 1795” and thus subscribed  “A. RYMELL” this deponant  said he doth  verily and in his conscience believe the said name and subscription “A. RYMELL” so set and subscribed to the said codicil to be of the proper handwriting and subscription of the said Anthony RYMELL deceased J. P. MOUNSEY same day the said James Powell MOUNSEY was duly sworn to the truth of this affidavit before me S. P. PARSON surrogate George BOGG notary public.

 

PROB 11/1261 f. 339 page 96

 

Will of Robert RYMELL, Yeoman of Upton Scudamore, Wilts

 

Proved 30 Oct 1819 at the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, London, by James Rymell

 

I… give devise and bequeath unto my son James RYMELL and friend Richard HARRIS… all and every my monies estate and effects real and personal… upon trust to permit and suffer my wife RUTH to have receive and take the rent issues and profits for her use during her natural life hand and to her sole use… 

 

I give and devise and bequeath the same and monies estate and effects unto and to the use of my said son James RYMELL his heirs administrators executors and assigns for ever and I… appoint them my said son James and friend Richard HARRIS joint executors in trust of this my said will

 

in witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the 13th day of October One thousand eight hundred and six Robert RYMELL signed sealed published and declared by the said testator for  the last will and testament in the presence of us who have subscribed our names as witnesses hereto in his presence and in the presence of each other John HARRIS Richard GARRETT John HOPKINS.

 

PROB 11/1621 f. 492 page 333

 

Will of Hezekiah RYMELL, late of Frome but now residing at Egford, Somerset

 

Proved at London 3 Feb 1823 at the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, London, by William ASHMAN

 

…I hereby give devise and bequeath unto my son-in-law William ASHMAN… all my real and personal estate household goods and moneys in the funds and elsewhere for his sole and separate use and to his heirs and assigns for ever that is to say I give him my freehold lands hereditaments and premises… at Corsley in the parish of Frome Selwood also my leasehold estates at Elliott's green in the parish of Frome also my leasehold estate at Mells also my money in the three percent consolidated annuities transferable at the Bank of England together with all moneys in the and the house or elsewhere also money due or owing to me at my death the said William ASHMAN paying all my just debts and funeral expenses

 

and I do hereby make constitute and appoint the said William ASHMAN my sole executor…

 

in witness whereof  I the said Hezekiah RYMELL have to this my last will contained on one sheet of paper set my hand and seal this second day of November one thousand eight hundred and twenty two the mark and seal of Hezekiah RYMELL signed sealed and delivered in the presence of us and we in the presence of each other as the last will and testament of Hezekiah RYMELL by his desire. John GREEN, the mark X of Mary GIFFORD Robert ASHMAN

 

I Hezekiah RYMELL do hereby republish my said last will and testament and do hereby declare that it is my desire and intention that the said will and testament shall be good and valid to all intents and purposes as if the same had been this day originally made and published any act deed matter or thing whatsoever by me here before said committed or omitted to the contrary thereof in any ways notwithstanding in witness whereof I hereunto set and subscribe my hand and seal this twenty third day of  December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty two the mark and seal of Hezekiah RYMELL signed sealed and delivered by the said testator Hezekiah RYMELL in the presence of us who at his request in his presence and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as witnesses to the above all republication of this said last will and testament Robert ASHMAN John Green Samuel THEATE

 

PROB 11/1667 f. 106 page 40