Samuel Glanvill

24 Jun 1746

In the name of God Amen
I Samuel Glanvill bricklayer in the parish of Eaton in the County of Bucks being in health of body and sound in mind and memory thanks be to God for it calling to mind the mortality of the body that it is appointed for man each to die do make and ordain this my last will and testament that is to say principally I commend my soul into the hand of God that gave it in sureof a certain Resurrection to eternal life through Jesus Christ my Lord and my Body to be decently buried at the discretion of my executrix and after my just debts are paid my wordly good and leases that it hath pleased God to bless me with to be disposed with as followeth Imprimis I give and bequeath to my son William Glanvill the lease of Hage Close in the possession of George Piper with all buildings and appurtenances belonging thereunto and for him to continue the renewing of the lease of Mr George Sexton at the proper time specified in the lease and the half of the profits of the lease that arise from it after paying Mr Sexton and necessary repairs to be paid to my beloved wife Mary Glanville twice a year at the half year payments Imprimis I give the lease of my dwelling house and shop goods and stock belonging to it to my beloved wife during the time of her natural life and my book debts and money that I shall die possessed with and household goods except the shop goods to be equally divided between my wife and son William Glanville Imprimis I give my scafolding goods and all utensils to my son Will: Glanvill Imprimis In case my son William Glanvill dies without lawful issue of his body and neccesity don't compel him to sell the leases I give and bequeath to my brother Edward Glanvill and the heirs of his body lawfully begotten the lease of Hog Close and all buildings belonging thereunto belonging paying to my sister Honer Godfrey and sister Sarah Floyd the sum of five pounds each of good and lawful money if alive Imprimis I make my loving wife Mary Glanvill the sole executrix of this my last will and testament - Samul Glanville. Sign and sealed and written with my own hand the 24 of June in the year of our Lord 1746 in the presence of - Witness Abraham Howard John Gill

On the first day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and sixty three Admon with the will annexed) of the goods chattels and credits of Samuel Glanvill late of Eton in the County of Bucks widower deceased was granted to William Glanvill the natural and lawful son and only surviving child of the said deceased and a principal legatee named in the said Will (for that Mary Glanvill the wife of the said deceased and sole executrix named in the said will died in the lifetime of the said testator and no residuary legatee is named therein) having been first sworn duly to administer