John Glanvill

11 June 1731

In the Name of God Amen
I John Glanvill of Saint Matthews ffryday street citizen and wax chandler of London being sick and infirm in body but of sound and disposing mind and understanding do make and ordain this my last will and testament in manner and fform following that whereas in and by my last will and testatment in writing bearing date or or about the second day of ffebruary last I did among other things give and bequeath the several legacys herein after particularly mentioned that is to say to my Brother Daniel Glanvill fforty pounds Item to my brother Roger Glanvill thirty pounds Item to my sister Elizabeth Ravele thirty pounds Item to my cousin John Could ten pounds without interest when he should become of age Item to my cousin Ralph Roberts ffive pounds Item to my cousin Ralph Roberts in trust for my sister Joan Could my ffeild at London called Bare Leged Land to preserve it for her separate use and *** also by my said Will make my Wife Margaret Glanvill residuary legatee of my estate and appoint her sole executrix of my said will and wherea my said wife Margaret is since deceased and now my mind and will is and I do hereby order and direct that the said several legacyes befor mentioned to be by me given and devised to the persons respectively above named shall be only paid to them respectively as aforesaid by my executors heeafter named Item I give and bequeath unto my ffriends *** de Boiville of the parish of St John at Hackney in the county of Middlesex Esq and William Smith of Billiter Square London Esq the sum of one pounds one shilling apeiece for their care and pains in the taking upon them the execution of this my will and therin I do hereby nominate and appoint executors of this my last will and testament and I do hereby impower them to deduct and retain in their hands all their charges and disbursements which they shall any ways necefsarily lay out and expend in and about the trust by me reposed in them from my will and meaning further is that neither of my said executors shall be charged or chargeable with or for any part of my estate further or otherwise than only for such part and so much thereof as shall come to his or their respective hands and disposal and all the rest and residue of my goods chattles and personal estate whatsoever after payment of my debts and the aforesaid legacys and payments which I have hereby ordered and directed to be paid I do give and devise and bequeath unto my said executors in trust only neverthelefs for my daughter ffrances Glanvill and to and form (?) other use Cutent (?) or purpose whatsoever and I do nominate and appoint my said sister Elizaebth Ravow to be guardian of my said daughter ffrances during her minority and lastly I do hereby revoke and make void all former and other Will and Wills by me heretofore made and do declare this to be my only last will and testament In witnefs whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this eleventh day of June in the year of our Lord on thousand seven hundred and thirty one. John Glanvill. Signed sealed published and declared by the testator in the presence of us who in his presence and at his request have subscribed our names as witnefses hereto Edward Searle Lydia Rice

Probatum .........(latin text granting probate in July 1731)