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Henry John Neil PARKER 
Henry John Neil PARKER 
- Born: 1795, Andover HAM
- Baptised: 10 Jul 1796, Bishopstoke HAM
- Marriage (1): Elizabeth STRIDE  on 19 Mar 1822 in Millbrook HAM
- Died: 5 Oct 1873, 6 Rockstone Place Southampton aged 78
Will Henry John Neil Parker
24 August 1866
I hereby revoke all former Wills and declare this to be the last Will and Testament of me Henry John Neil Parker late of the Elms Millbrook but now residing in St James Crescent Winchester I give devise and bequeath all and every of my real and personal estate and effects of every kind and description whether in possession reversion or expectaury and whether in stock money securities for money life policies effected in the Guardian & Sun Fire Officers and all property in which I may have a vested interest as well as all property held in trust by me/if any/according to the nature of the said trust unto my son in law the Revd Lewis Macnaughtan Humbert and my son the Rev Arthur William Parker upon the trusts and for the ends and purposes following In the first place I direct that my funeral & testamentary expenses and debts be paid by the one thousand pounds payable at my death from or by the Guardian Life Assurance company as far as it will go and particularly the nine hundred pounds I owe to Joseph May Esq of Romsey so as to have the Counterpart Leases returned now in his possession as security in addition to my notes of land I further direct that the three sums of three hundred pounds each due to my three children Ann Humbert Ellen Parker and Arthur William Parker respectively being their shares in the marriage settlement of their mother my dear wife Elizabeth Parker and lent to me by them after her decease be discharged by money raised by sale or otherwise on the Elms Millbrook or other my leasehold property or that interest on the said sums at 5% per annum but paid out of the rental of such properties until such time as the principal may be required by any or all of them also and any other debts I may contract and further expenses my executors may incur be paid out of the rental of such properties or by money raised upon them I also empower my trustees to provide out of "The Elms" and other my leasehold property for the keeping up of the Policy of Life Insurance effected in the Sun Fire Office on three lives on which the property leased to Captain Bold is held and for payment of the quit rents of such property and of "The Elms" payable yearly to the representatives of the late Sir Charles Mill Bart and also the fire assurance policy as regards "The Elms" /Capt Bold being liable to reinstate the house etc in his possession should it be burnt during his interest in it which therefore I have not insured I also leave to my daughter Ellen Parker the sum of one hundred pounds payable out of the same leasehold estates or the yearly interest of the said sum at 5% payable out of the rent making her share in my freehold property specified below equal to that bequeathed to my son I further direct that after the above liabilities have been met the remainder of my leasehold estates namely "The Elms" Millbrook and the property at Millbrook now leased to Captain Bold with the Policy of Insurance effected in the Sun Fire Office attached and all other property of which I may have possession independently of the freehold ground rents and personal effects specified below be equally divided between my three children Ann Humbert Ellen Parker and Arthur William Parker the current rental after all expenses are discharged being paid them in equal shares or the proceeds resulting from the sale of such properties should my trustees deem it expedient to sell them being divided equally between them I leave to my son Arthur William Parker the freehold property leased by me to the late Mr Squibb at L30 a year the rent of which is now paid by Mr Newman also that leased by me to Messrs Stride at L30 a year where the "Rising Sun" and another house are the rent of which is still paid by Messrs Stride also that I leased to the late Mr Squibb at L36 a year the rent of which is now paid by Mr Haynes making together L96 per annum I leave to my daughter Ann Humbert to enjoy for her life independently of her husband then to him and to her children afterwards the freehold property leased by me to the late Mr John Foot at L40 a year the rent of which is now paid by Mrs Seger? late Mrs John Foot also the land leased by me to Mrs Stritt at L15 a year on which Arcacia Cottage is situated the rent of which is still paid by Messrs Stride Also the land on which the Crown Inn Shirley is situated leased by me to the late Mr John Foot at L8 4s 0d a year the rent of which is now paid by Mr William Cooper for Miss Davidson also the land leased by me to Mr James Palmer at L28 a year the rent of which is now paid by Mrs Palmer Making in all a yearly rental of L91 4s 0d being somewhat less than the shares left to my two other children in consideration of the L200 given her at her marriage I leave to my daughter Ellen Parker for her life independently of any husband and after her death to any children she may have in equal shares the rent of L12 a year now paid by Mr John Hewitt being rent of part of land at St Mary's Southampton leased by me to Mr John Harley also the adjoining piece of land leased by me to Mr John Harris at L15 a year the rent of which is now paid by Mr Bell also the land in Waterhouse Lane Millbrook leased by me to Mr Parsons at L20 a year the rent of which is now paid by Mr . . . . . also the adjoining land leased by me to Mr Brown at L20 a year the rent of which is now paid by Mr Price? for Mr Warner also the adjacent piece leased by me to Mr Jefferies at L15 a year the rent of which is still paid by Mr Jefferies also the piece of land at Shirley leased by me to Mr . . . . . at L9 a year the rent of which is now paid by Mr Hammond amounting in all with the interest of the hundred pounds bequeathed out of my leasehold estates to L96 per annum all which should she not marry & have children she is at liberty to will or dispose of as she may choose I further direct my above named trustees to have an inventory and valuation taken of all my household goods plate and other effects and to divide them equally in kind or in value amount amongst my three children Ann Humbert Ellen Parker and Arthur William Parker with the exception of the pictures and books which I devise as follows namely to my daughter Ann Humbert the large landscape by Shayer to my daughter Ellen Parker the second landscape by Shayer and the smallest picture of children to my son Arthur William Parker the coast scene at back of the Isle of Wight and the other pair of pictures by Shayer also my likeness in oil colours the watercolour likeness to my two daughters as they may choose The surgery articles and books I leave wholly to my son and the other books to be equally divided between my three named children I hereby declare the above written on these four pages should I not rescind it to be my last Will and Testament revoking all others In witness whereof I hereby add my name and Seal this twenty four day of August one thousand eight hundred and sixty six.
Henry John Neil Parker LS.
Signed sealed and delivered by the said Henry John Neil Parker in the presence of us who in his presence at his request and in the presence of each other have here unto subscribed our names as witnesses.
William Carus Canon of Winchester Westhill Winchester
William Guidott Bealy Rector of St Lawrence Winchester Westhill Winchester
This is a true Codicil to my foregoing last will and Testament dated August twenty fourth one thousand eight hundred and sixty six Whereas in the Will aforesaid I devised to my daughter Ellen Parker the ground rent of L's 12 a year paid by Mr John Hewitt being rent of part of the land at St Mary's Southampton leased to Mr John Harley and whereas the said portion of land has since been sold by me to my son in law the Revd L. M. Humbert I hereby instead thereof leave and bequeath to my daughter Ellen Parker an annual charge of L12 per annum or equivalent capital the sum of two hundred and forty pounds payable out of my leasehold estates prior to the division of the value or annual profits of such estates between my three children such annuity or capital sum being inherited according to the provided provisions laid down respecting the said piece of land I also provide and direct that in the event of the death of my son Arthur William Parker after his marriage with Miss Harriet Emily Julius and before my own decease all the property bequeathed to him in the foregoing will shall pass to his wife Harriet Emily Parker to be held and enjoyed by her for the term of her natural life That at her death it shall be inherited in equal portions by the children if any/of my son or should there be no children shall at the death of my son's wife revert to my two daughters in equal portions or to their representatives I witness my name and seal this twenty eighth day of April 1868.
Henry John Neil Parker LS
Signed sealed and delivered by the said Henry John Neil Parker in the presence of us who in his presence at his request and in the presence of each other have here unto subscribed our names at witnesses.
Sarah Clements 4 Portland Place Southampton
Eliza Chase 6 Portland Place Southampton.
Probate proved at London with a Codicil 10th December 1873 by the oaths of the Reverend Lewis Macnaughton Humbert Clerk and the Reverend Arthur William Parker Clerk the son the Executors according to the tenor of the said Will unto whom Administration was granted.
Parker Henry John Neil Esq. 10 December. The Will with Codicil of Henry John Neil Parker formally of St James Crescent Winchester in the County of Southampton afterwards of 6 Portland-place but late of 6 Rockstone-place both in the Town and County of Southampton Esq who died 5 October 1873 at 6 Rock-stone-place was proved at the Principal Registry by the Rev Lewis Macnaughtan Humbert of Chiddingfold in the County of Surrey and the Rev Arthur William Parker of Rowledge in the County of Southampton the Son Clerks the Executors according to the Tenor.
Effects under L5000 re-sworn October 1874 under L4000.
Ref: National Probate Calendar.
Henry was aged 10mths at his christening and 78 at his death
1. Census: England, 8 Apr 1861, Providence Villa St James Cres St Faith Winchester. Henry is recorded as head of house married aged 65 retired medical practitioner born Andover Hants.
Henry married Elizabeth STRIDE  [MRIN: 51] on 19 Mar 1822 in Millbrook HAM. (Elizabeth STRIDE  was born about 1799 in Redbridge HAM.)
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