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Chris's Ancestors - Rutland


Uppingham, Rutland at nls maps
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Jeremiah Wheate and his sister Ann Dare had been left property in Uppingham, Rutland, by their aunt, Rachel Pepper (neƩ Watson), who died in 1762.

In his will, Jeremiah left his share of this property to his son, Charles, along with a sum of money, Bank annuities and books.

...give and trist all that my freehold and messuage or tenement ffarm and lands with the appurtenants situate lying and being in Uplingham (Uppingham) in the County of Rutland unto my son Charles Wheate and his heirs and assigns for ever.
Also I give and bequeath unto my said son Charles Wheate seven hundred and fifty pounds four percent Bank annuities standing in my name in the books of the Governor and Company of the Bank of England and for his own use and benefit also I give and bequeath unto my said son Charles Wheate such of my books as he shall choose and the remainder thereof I give unto the said Thomas Doxsey.
All the rest residue and remainder of my estate and effects of what nature or kind or quality and whatsoever that I am possessed of interested in or intitled at the time of my decease and bequeath unto my said son Charles Wheate to and for his own absolute use and benefit, and I so hereby nominate constitute and appoint my said son Charles Wheate and my said daughter Sarah Doxsey executor and executrix of this my will.

To his daughter Sarah (Doxsey):

I give and devise the said four messuages or tenements with the appurtenances unto my daughter Sarah, the wife of Thomas Doxsey of Whitechapel, coach painter, her heirs and assigns for ever.