This is the last Will and Testament of me
Gabriel Lovelock the Elder of Cold Ash in the parish of Thatcham
in the County of Berks yeoman made this Twenty first day of March
 in the year of our Lord One Thousand eight hundred and
 fourteen as follows that is to say I give devise and bequeath
unto my wife Elizabeth Lovelock for and during the Term of her
natural Life one Annuity or clear yearly sum of twenty pounds
of lawful money current in Great Britain
to be payable and paid to her by four equal Quarterly payments
in the year the first quarterly Payment to be made at the expiration
of three calendar months next after my decease Item I give
and bequeath to my son Gabriel Lovelock the sum of Five
hundred Pounds of like lawful Money to be paid to him within
Twelve Calendar Months next after my decease but provided
that in case my said son Gabriel shall be in any business and
have occasion for the said sum of Five hundred Pounds before the
expiration of Twelve Months after my decease as aforesaid then I direct
the same to be paid to him at any time he shall require the
same after the expiration of Three Months from the time of my decease
Item I give and bequeath unto my Daughter Mary the Wife of
Henry Orchard the sum of Four hundred Pounds of like lawful
Money to be paid to her within Six Calendar Months next after
my decease Item I give and bequeath unto my Daughter
Hannah Lovelock the sum of Four hundred Pounds of
like lawful Money to be paid to her within Six Months next
after my decease Item All that my Messuage Tenement and Farm
with the Lands Grounds and Hereditaments thereto belonging situate
and being at Cold Ash aforesaid and now in my own occupation
and All other my Messuages or Tenements Lands and Hereditaments
whatsoever and wheresoever And also all my Farming Stock
implements in husbandry household Furniture Goods Chattels
live and dead stock ready Money Money out at Interest and
Securities for Money And all other my real and personal
Estate whatsoever and wheresoever and of what nature kind


Witness
         Jno Barfield 
         Robt Strange                    Gaberiel Lovelock
         Thos Coventry  

or quality so ever the same may be or consist of I give devise and
bequeath unto my son William Lovelock his Heirs Executors
Administrators and  Assigns absolutely for ever according to the
nature and quality thereof respectively But subject nevertheless
to and charged and chargeable with the payment of the said
annuity of Twenty Pounds to my said wife during her life and of the
said the Legacies of Five hundred Pounds, Four hundred Pounds and
Four hundred Pounds and also subject to the Payment of All my
just Debts funeral and Testamentary charges and expenses And
I do hereby nominate constitute and appoint my said son William
sole Executor of this my last Will and Testament And I do hereby
revoke and make void all former and other Wills by me at any
time heretofore made and do declare this to be my last Will
and Testament In Witness whereof I the said Gabriel Lovelock
the Testator have to this my last Will and Testament contained
in two sheets of paper set my hand and seal to wit my hand
to the preceeding sheet and my hand and seal to this sheet
the day and year mentioned at the begining of the
preceeding sheet

The Writing contained in this and
The preceeding Sheet of Paper was
Signed and sealed by the above named
Gabriel Lovelock the Testator and by
him published and declared as and for                  Gabriel Lovelock
his last Will and Testament in the
presence  of us who in his presence and
in the presence of each other and at
his request have subscribed our names
as witnesses thereof
                                    Jno Barfield   S of Thatcham
                                    Robt Strange      }  his Clerks
                                    Thos Coventry    }



                                                    27 Novr1817
William Lovelock sole executor named in the within will was
sworn to the truth thereof
and to the codicil thereto dated the twenty third day of February 1815
and as usual and also that the
Effects do not amount in value to the sum of Eight hundred
pounds          
                               Before me         James Roe, Surrogate


This Will with a Codicil was proved at Oxford on the
second day of December 1817 before the Reverend James Roe
Clerk Master of Arts Surrogate of the Reverend Richard Francis
Onslow
Clerk Master of Arts Official Principal of the Reverend
the Archdeacon of Berks lawfully constituted by the oath of
William Lovelock the sole Executor therein named to whom
Admon was granted being first sworn duly to administer


                                                     27 Nov 1817
The within is the Codicil referred to by my Indorsement on the
back of the Will of Gabriel Lovelock
                                James Roe   Surrogate


Whereas I Gabriel Lovelock
the elder of Cold Ash in the parish of Thatcham in
the County of Berks Yeoman Did in and by my
last Will and Testament
bearing date on or about
the Twenty first day of March One Thousand eight hundred
and fourteen Give devise and bequeath unto my wife Elizabeth Lovelock for her life
an annuity or yearly sum of Twenty Pounds and did give and bequeath the
following Legacies that is to say Five hundred pounds unto my Son Gabriel
Lovelock , Four
hundred pounds unto my Daughter Mary the wife of Henry
Orchard and Four
hundred pounds unto my Daughter Hannah Lovelock and
whereas my property since the date and execution of  my said Will having decreased
in value I do by this Codicil to my said Will and which I direct to be
taken as part thereof revoke and make void the said annuity and also
the said several Legacies and in lieu thereof respectively I Do hereby
give devise and bequeath unto my wife an annuity or yearly sum
of Fifteen Pounds and Do also Give and bequeath unto my said
Son the sum of Four hundred pounds,
to my said Daughter Mary
Orchard
the sum of Three hundred pounds and unto my said Daughter
Hannah Lovelock
the sum of Three hundred pounds and I do direct the same
to be charged and chargeable paid and payable in the same manner as in my
said Will directed as to the said annuity and Legacies hereby revoked
and made void And I do hereby and in all other respects ratify and confirm
my said Will In Witness whereof I have
hereunto set my hand
and seal this twenty third day of February in the year of our Lord one
thousand eight hundred and fifteen
                                                             G Lovelock
Signed sealed published and declared
by the said Gabriel Lovelock the elder as and
for a Codicil to his said 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 as witnesses
            M A Morrish     White Hart Newbury
            Jno Barfield         Solr Thatcham
           Wm Hemming       His Clerk