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George Egles
(Bef 1688-Bef 1752)
Barbara Godly
(Bef 1697-Bef 1737)
John Goring
(Bef 1679-1735)
Elizabeth Plumer
(Bef 1689-Bef 1782)
George Egles
(Bef 1722-Bef 1767)
Elizabeth Goring
(Bef 1723-1812)
Sophia Egles
(1757-)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Benjamin Vandergucht

  • Benjamin Vandergucht
  • Sophia Anna Vandergucht
  • Elizabeth Manning Vandergucht
  • Sarah Vandergucht

Sophia Egles

  • Born: 25 May 1757, Barcombe, Lewes, East Sussex, BN8, GB
  • Baptised: 30 May 1757, St. Mary's Church, Church Road, Barcombe, Lewes, East Sussex, BN8 5TS, GB 1
  • Marriage (1): Benjamin Vandergucht on 26 Oct 1779 in St. Thomas ΰ Becket's Church, Cliffe High Street, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 2AH, GB 1

  Events

• Will, 3 Jul 1769. 2 This is the Last Will and Testament of me Mary Plumer of Southover near Lewes in the County of Sussex spinster touching the Disposition of my Worldly Estate First I Give and bequeath to my Sister Elizabeth Goring the Interest and produce of the sum of Two hundred pounds of lawful money of Great Britain to be paid her from Six Months after my Decease for and during the Term of her Natural life by my Executors hereinafter named which said Sum of Two hundred pounds I Direct my Executors to place out at Interest with the Consent of my said sister Goring for that purpose and Immediately after the Decease of my said Sister Goring I Give and bequeath the said sum of Two hundred pounds to my niece Lucy Eagles Also I give and bequeath to my Brother Robert Plumer Two hundred pounds of like lawful money to be paid him by my Executors hereinafter named Six Months after my Decease Also I Give and bequeath to my sister Sarah Plumer Two hundred pounds of like lawful money to be paid her by my Executors herein after named Six Months after my Decease Also I Give and bequeath to my sister [Anne] Manning the Interest and produce of Six hundred pounds of like lawful money to be paid her from Six Months after my Decease for and during the Term of her Natural life by my Executors hereinafter named which said sum of Six hundred pounds I direct my Executors to place out at Interest with the Consent of my said sister Manning for that purpose and Immediately after the Decease of my said sister Manning I Give and bequeath three hundred pounds part thereof to my Nephew Henry Mannung the younger over and above what is hereinafter Given to him and the Three hundred pounds Residue thereof I Give and bequeath to my neice Elizabeth Manning Also I Give and bequeath to my brother Brother Manning Fifty pounds six Months after my decease over and above what necessary Charges and Expenses he may be .... in the execution of this my Will Also I give and bequeath to my nephew John Plumer Twenty pounds to be paid him Six Months after my decease by my Executors hereinafter named Also I Give and bequeath to my Niece Elizabeth Eagles Twenty pounds to be paid her by my Executors hereinafter named Six Months after my decease Also I Give and bequeath to my Neice Barbara Eagles Ten pounds to my neice Goring Eagles Ten pounds and to my Niece Lucy Eagles Ten pounds to be paid them Six Months after my Decease by my Executors hereinafter named Also I Give and bequeath to my Nephew George Eagles Ten pounds to my Nephew John Eagles Ten pounds to my neice Sophia Eagles Ten pounds to my Nephew Gabriel Eagles Ten pounds to my Nephew Edward Eagles Ten poundsand to my Nephew Plumer Eagles Ten pounds to be paid them at their several ages of one and Twenty years by my Executors hereinafter named Also I Give and bequeath to my nephew Henry Manning the younger all my Old Gold Also I Give and bequeath to my Sister Manning the use of all my Plate (Except what I have hereby otherwise Disposed of) During the Term of her natural life and after her Decease I Give and bequeath the same to her Children in such manner Shares and Proportions as my said Sister Manning shall by will or otherwise order Direct and Appoint the same. Also I Give and bequeath to my said Sister Manning my two Chests of Linnen and my Chest of Drawers and also my New Cloth that is unmadeup and also all my Wearing Apparel of all Sorts and Kinds Except which I shall otherwise dispose of Also I Give and bequeath to the poor of the parish of Chailey in the County of Sussex the sum of Two pounds and Ten Shillings and to the poor of the Parish of Saint John Baptist Southover near Lewes aforesaid the like sum of Two pounds and Ten Shillings to be paid and Distributed one month after my Decease by my Executors hereinafter named in such manner as they shall think proper And it is my Desire to be buried at Chailey aforesaid beside my Father or as near to him as may be and that my Executors shall provide a hearse and everything that is decent and Give Gloves to my Relations All the Rest Residue and Remainder of my Estate not hereby otherwise Disposed of I Give and bequeath the same and every part thereof after payment of my Just Debts Legacys aforesaid Funeral Expenses and the Charges of proving and Executing this my Will unto my said Nephew Henry Manning the younger his Executors Adm[inistrat]ors And Lastly I do hereby Nominate Consistute and appoint my said Brother Henry Manning and nephew Henry Manning the younger Executors of this my last Will and Testament and do hereby revoke all former Wills by me made In Witness whereof I have to this my last Will and Testament contained in two Sheets of paper set my hand and seal to each sheet thereof this third Day of July in the Ninth 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 in the Year of our Lord One Thousand Seven hundred and sixty-nine Mary Plumer signed sealed Published and Declared by the said Testatrix Mary Plumer as and for her last Will and Testament in the Presence of us who in the presence of her and each other have hereunto subscribed our named as Witnesses I. 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This peice of paper is a Codicil to my Will I Give to my sister Goaring my long Te……..scarf my white Damask Gown and my Blew Cal ………. quilted Coat and my best stay I Give to my Niece Elizabeth Eagles my Grey Tabby Gown I Give to my niece Elizabeth Manning my Gold Watch my Perl Neckless and two Rings with red Stones I Give her in my Will Three hundred pounds after her mothers Death but if she marry James Bonnyface or any such as he is or if she keeps Company with him or any such as he is I Give it to my Nephew Henry Manning after his Mothers Death I Give to my Niece Lucy Eagles two pritty pair of Stone Earrings set in Gold and two stone Girdle Buckles I Give her my Pink Satten Night Gown and my Green Damask Gown and all the peices I Give to my Nephew Henry Manning the little Box of Treasure my Father Gave me and their is everything in it as is set down on the paper that is in the Box and one Stone Ring more that is for him I would have a thick Oak Coffin covered with black Cloth and lined within side I Desire to be kept Seven days above Ground after I am Dead if I can without being Offensive I would have a very Good Shroud to be buried in I Give to my Neice Elizabeth Manning Ten pounds my Gold Watch my Pearl Neckless and the two Rings She is to Receive Six Months after my Decease I have Given all the rest of my Cloathes which I have not disposed of here to my sister Manning May the 9 1770
And all the rest of my Rings I Give to my sister Manning Witness my hand Mary Plumer

[Transcribed by Helen Hartley December 2005]


Sophia married Benjamin Vandergucht on 26 Oct 1779 in St. Thomas ΰ Becket's Church, Cliffe High Street, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 2AH, GB.1 (Benjamin Vandergucht was born in 1753 and died in 1794.)


Sources


1 "Sussex Family History Group (SFHG)".

2 England, GB; digital images, National Archives, <i>National Archives</i> (http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/ : accessed 22 Mar 2021).

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