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Ameys intestate papers

KNOW all men by these presents that we James Markey of Taynton in the County of Gloucester, carpenter, Joseph Markey of the same place, carpenter and John Doe of the same place, yeoman are held and firmly bound unto Richard Lord Bishop of Gloucester in five hundred pounds of good and lawful Money of Great Britain, to be paid unto the said Lord Bishop or to his certain Attorney, his Executors, Administrators or Assigns. To which Payment well and truly to be made, We oblige ourselves, and or any each of us by himself in and for the whole, our and or any and each of our Heirs, Executors, and Administrators, firmly by these Presents. Sealed with our Seals dated the twenty third Day of January ______ Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the third by the Grace of God, of Great Britain, France and Ireland , King, Defender of the Faith, and soforth, and in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety.

The condition of this obligation is such, that if the above bounden James Markey, husband, Administrator of all and Singular the Goods Chattels and Credits of Amey Markey, his late wife, deceased do make or cause to be made , a true and perfect inventory of all and singular the Goods Chattels and Credits of the said Deceas'd, which have or shall come to the hands, possession or knowledge of him, the said James Markey or into the hands or possession of any person or persons for him and the same so made, exhibit or cause to be exhibited into the registry of the Lord Bishop of Gloucester at or before the last day of February next ensuing and the same Goods Chattels and Credits, and all other the Goods Chattels and Credits of the said deceased at the time of her death, which at any time after shall come to the hands or possession of the said James Markey or into the hands or possession of any other person or persons for him do well and truly administer according to Law; and further do make, or cause to be made , a true and just Accompt of his said Administration at or before the last Day of January 1791 and all the rest and residue of the said Goods Chattels and Credits which shall be found remaining upon the said Administrators Accompt, the same being first examined and allowed of by the Judge or Judges , for the time being , of the said court shall deliver or pay unto such person or persons respectively as the said Judge or Judges, by his or their decree or Sentence, pursuant to the true intent or meaning of a late Act of Parlement , made in the Two and Twentieth and Three and Twentieth years of the Reign of our late Sovereign Lord King Charles the Second, initialed, An Act For The Better Feeling of Intestates Estates, shall limit and appoint; and if it shall hereafter appear , that any last will and testament was made by the said Deceased, and the Executor or Executors therein named do exhibit the same into the said Court, making request to have it allowed and approved accordingly, if the said James Markey above bounden, being thereunto acquired, do render and deliver the said Lettre of Administration (Approbation of such Testament being first had and made) in the said Court, then this Obligation to be void, or else to remain in full Force and Virtue.

Signed and delivered (being first the mark of Duly stamped) in the Presence of James (X) Markey ,Tho Rudge, N. P. Joseph Markey

23'd of January 1790

On which day appeared personally James Markey and alledged that Amey Markey, his late wife sometime since died Intestate and the he the said James Markey was and is the natural and Lawful Husband of the said deceased.

Wherefor he prays that Administraton of all and Singular the Goods and Chattels Rights and Credits of The said deceased might be granted and committed to him on giving such good and sufficient Security in his behalf is required and so forth.

Let Administration be granted as Acknowledged

Tho Rudge