This is the last Will and Testament of me Thomas Pitman Percy of Sherborne in the County of Dorset Gentleman. I Give devise and bequeath unto my Daughter Maria … premises … situate in Newland in Sherborne aforesaid … As to all that Dwellinghouse … that I now occupy also the dwellinghouse in the occupation of John Creese etc also the lumber house … Also the cottage … before it [was] occupied by John Walters … unto … my said daughter Maria Percy … And I order and direct that a wall shall be built from the quoin of the East side … to stop all communication and passage between my said Daughter’s premises and my son Georges … the expense of the wall to be jointy … paid by my said Daughter and Son … and after his decease to apply to apply the rents and profits thereof … for the maintenance and education of all the children of my said Son George …
I give and bequeath unto my Daughter Mary Mills … the sum of three shillings a week … to commence immediately on my decease. I give unto my son William Percy the sum of Two hundred and fifty pounds to be paid to him at the end of three years after my decease … I give unto my said son George the sum of Two hundred pounds to be paid him at the end of three years … And as to all the rest residue and remainder … I Give … unto my Daugther Maria … And I appoint her sole Executrix … And I do declare that if either of my said children shall give unnecessary trouble …. then I hereby revoke the devise … and in lieu thereof I bequeath one shilling
In Witness whereof I have to each sheet of this my Will … and to this last my seal also this twenty sixth day of October one thousand eight hundred and thirty one.
At Sherborne on the 12th day of July 1832Maria Percy Spr the sole Executrix herein named was duly sworn before me. M Marsh