[no title] J38/4/8 1 June 1849
Copy will of Samuel Cox of Weymouth St. St. Marylebone, co. Middlesex, Esq.
(1) To John Dolman of York, Esq., surgeon, and Robert Maxwell Wirham of Kirkconnell House, Newabbey, stewartry of Kirkcudbright, Scotland, Esq., his messuage in Weymouth St. which he occupies, a cottage and close of land in Souldern, co. Oxford, and his house and land called Woontone Ash, and Davies Cottage co. Hereford, to the same uses trusts, powers, etc., as the estates devised by testator's father R.K. Cox, 1820 and 1827.
(2) Reciting that under the will he is seised of the said estates hereafter mentioned expectant on the decease of his cousin Richard Snead Cox without issue male; he bequeaths, in the event of Richard's death without issue male, all freehold leasehold and copyhold property at Broxwood and Crumpoak co. Hereford, Souldern co. Oxford and Highgate co. Middlesex, except such as have been sold, and £4794 12s. 9d. consols being the produce of leasehold estates in Great Queen St. and Parkers Lane co. Middlesex which were sold, and the property to be purchased therewith, and the property under the first clause aforesaid to the said trustees to the following uses and trusts.
To pay to Helen, one of the daughters of his cousin Dr. Samuel Cox of Eaton Bishop and now the wife of John Dolman the rents profits and interest free from control of her husband, until she has a son attaining majority, then Helen to receive a rent charge of £200 from the devised premises, and the premises to the use of other trustees for 99 years for better securing the rent charge then to the use of Marmaduke Francis Dolman, eldest son of Helen for life, remainder to the use of the first and other sons of M. F. Dolman, and their respective heirs male, in default of which to use of other trustees for 99 years for better securing the rent charge, then to the use of Marmaduke Francis Dolman, eldest son of Helen for life, remainder to the use of the first and other sons of M. F. Dolman and their respective heirs male, in default of which to use of George Tuite Dolman the second son of Helen for life, remainder as before, remainder to use of other successive sons etc., remainder to use of first and other daughters respectively and their issue male and in default of such issue to testator's right heirs.
(3) Powers to M. F. Dolman and other tenants for life.
(4) Powers to trustees.
(5) To his cousin Dr. Samuel Cox all his linen, china, wines and other liquors and consumable articles in his house at Weymouth St. and if he die before testator, then to his son Richard Snead Cox.
(6) To Richard Snead Cox the books in his sitting room at Weymouth St.
(7) To John Dolman the books in the back drawing room at Weymouth St.
(8) To Mrs. Collyer of Shelford, Cambridgeshire, his best set of Butler's Lives of the Saints.
(9) To his trustees the household furniture and plate in Weymouth St. and plate at his banker's, in trust to permit the same to be held with the said estates devised by his and his father's will, by the person entitled to possession of the same.
(10) Trustees to make an inventory of the furniture and plate.
(11) Executors to transfer £2000 3% consolidated bank annuities clear of legacy duty to sole name of Helen Dolman.
(12) To his trustees shares and bonds in various joint stock companies and personal estate not already disposed of in trust to convert the personal estate into money, and pay his debts and expenses therefrom and various legacies including sums to Catholic charities.
(13) To his trustees, residue of personal estate in trust to apply the same for the benefit of Catholic charities.
Executors: John Dolman and Robert Maxwell Witham, his trustees.