In the name of God amen I Gabriel Lovelock of
Grange Farm in the parish of Shaw in the County of Berks yeoman
being of sound mind and memory but weak in body do make and ordain
this my last Will and Testament first remitting my Soul to God hoping for
Salvation thro’ the merits of Jesus Christ our redeemer and my body to the earth
for decent interment at the direction of my Executor and Executrix herein after
named in manner following First I give devise and bequeath unto my
brother Thomas Lovelock and his son Thomas Lovelock and their Heirs
the sum of seven hundred and twenty pounds In Trust for the use
and purposes following that is to say In Trust for the interest thereof to
be laid out and applied towards the maintenance and Education of
my six daughters Elizabeth Martha Mary Lucy Ann and Hannah
until they shall have respectively attained their several Ages of One and
twenty years and also in trust for the payment of the sum of One hundred
and twenty pounds to each and every of my said daughters so soon as they
have attained their respective Ages of One and twenty years and my Will is
that if any or either of my said daughters shall happen to die before her or them having
attained the age or ages of One and twenty years that the share or shares of her or
them dying shall be equally divided amongst the Survivors of them Also I give
to my daughter Elizabeth my round Oak table and Martha my daughter my
Parlour Clock and my daughter Lucy my best Bed and appurtenances and Chest of
Drawers All the rest and residue of my personal Estate and Effects
I give devise and bequeath unto my beloved Wife Martha Lovelock
my just debts and Testamentary Expenses being first paid and
Satisfied And I do hereby institute and appoint my said Wife
Martha to be be Executrix and my son William Lovelock Executor
jointly of this my last Will and Testament In Witness whereof
I have hereunto set my hand and Seal this fifth day of November
One thousand seven hundred and sixty eight

Signed sealed published and declared by
the Testator Gabriel Lovelock as and for            The mark of Gabriel
his last Will and Testament in the presence        Lovelock
of us who at his request and in the presence
of each other have hereunto set our names
as Witnesses thereof          Mary Coggs
                                           W Habgood

               17th May 1769
Martha Lovelock widow the Relict
and one of the Executors in this Will
named was sworn to the Truth thereof
and as usual Power reserved of the
like Grant to William Lovelock
the Son & other Executor
                                          Before me
                                          Thos Bever
                                                  Offic: Dep:

This Will was proved in the visitation at Newbury on the seventeenth day
of May in the year of our Lord 1769 before the Worshipful Thomas Bever Doctor
of Law Surrogate of the worshipful William Spry Doctor of Law Official
Principal of the Revd the Archdeacon of the Archdeaconry of Berks lawfully
constituted by the Oath of Martha Lovelock Widow the Relict of the deceased
and one of the Executors therein named to whom Admon was granted being
first sworn duly to administer Power reserved of making the like grant to
William Lovelock the son of the deceased and other Executor therein named
when he shall apply for the same