The Last Will & Testament of George Derrick born 1773
I George Derrick of the Parish of Eastington in the County of Gloucester, Teasel Worker, do hereby publish and declare this to be my last will and testament in the form and manner following. First I give to wife Mary Derrick all my Freehold House Garden and premises situated at Muddle Hole in the Parish of Eastington, now occupied by Rebecca Firth and likewise all my personal property, goods, chattels, money, securities for money of what kind so ever or where so ever for her natural life to be enjoyed by her, and after her decease it is my desire that my son William Derrick shall have the freehold house, garden and premises situate at Muddleshole and pay George Derrick,
And lastly I appoint Robert Davies Esq and Mr White both of the Parish of Stonehouse in the said County joint executors and trustees of this my last will and testament.
21 May 1833
On so this day appeared personally Robert Stephens Davies of Stonehouse in the County and Diocese of Gloucester Esquire, commonly called Robert Davies Esquire, and alleges upon oath that the within paper writing contains the last will and testament of George Derrick late of Eastington in the county and Diocese of Gloucester aforesaid Teazle worker, who died in or about the month of November, now last past, without having altered or worked the same leaving goods, chattels and credits within the diocese of Gloucester the value of twenty pounds. That he had no personal estate and effects at the time of his decease within the
Sworn under £20, before me, John Bishop, Surrogate all which I attest