Will detail

Will of Thomas Lusher of Upper Beeding

Date signed: 15 Nov 1678, Probate date: 09 Jan 1679

In the Name of God Amen I Thomas Lusher of Beeding alias Seale in the County of Sussex yeoman this ffyfteenth day of November In the Thirtyth yeare of the Raigne of our Soveraigne Lord Charles the second by the grace of God of England Scotland ffrance and Ireland King defender of the faith etc doe make and declare this my last Will and Testament in manner and forme following

ffirst and principally I Comitt my Soule into the hands of Almighty God And my body to the Earth to be buryed in such decent manner as my Executrix hereafter named shall think fitt Item I give unto my eldest sonn Thomas Lusher Three Hundred Pounds To be paid unto him at his age of One and Twenty yeares

Item I give unto my sonn Stephen Lusher The sume of Two Hundred and ffyfty Pounds

Item I give unto my sonn John Lusher the sume of Two hundred and ffyfty Pounds

Item I give unto my Three daughters Jane Anne and Susan Lusher The summes of One Hundred and Sixty Pounds a peece All which said Legacyes are to be paid unto my Children at theire atteyning theire severall ages of One and Twenty yeares

And if my wife Anne be now with Child with a sonn Then I give unto such sonn One Hundred and ffyfty Pounds besides the Copyhold Land which will fall to him But if it be a daughter Then my Will and Mind is that shee shall have One hundred and Sixty Pounds whereof One hundred Pounds shall be paid by such sonn or Child that shall enioy my Copyhold Estate and the Sixty Pounds by my Executrix hereafter named in manner and forme as the other Legacyes are to be paid

Item I give unto my Mother Susanna Rickward during her naturall life Three pounds a yeare to be paid her half yearely

And I make my loving wife Anne Lusher my whole Executrix of this my last Will and Testament In witness whereof I have hereunto sett my hand and seale the day and yeare above written Λ in margin - Annoq Domini 1678

The Mark and seale of Thomas Lusher Read sealed published and declared to be the last Will and Testament of the said Thomas Lusher The word (John) being first interlined in the presence of Ri[chard] White Thomas Earle John Rickward

Probatum Londini fuit huiusmodi Testamentum Coram venerabili viro domino Leolino Jenkins Milite Legum doctore Curia Praerogativae Cantuar Magistro Custodi sive Comissario legitime Constituto Nona die Mensis Januarii Anno Domini (stilo Angliae) Millesimo Sexcentesimo Septuagesimo Octavo Juramento Anna Lusher Relicta et Executricis in huiusmodi Testamento nominata Cui comissa fuit Administratio omnium et singulorum Bonorum Jurium et Creditore dicti defuncti de bene et fideliter administrando eadem ad sancta dei Evangelia vigore Comissionis Jurat etc

Transcribed by:

A gentleman of Chichester.

Notes about this will:

Will of Thomas Lusher, Yeoman of Beeding, Sussex Date 09 January 1679 Catalogue reference PROB 11/359 Dept Records of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury Series Prerogative Court of Canterbury and related Probate Jurisdictions: Will Registers Piece Name of Register: King Quire Numbers: 1 - 65


Perogative Court of Canterbury and related Probate Jurisdictions: Will Registers.

This will also mentions these parishes:

Lower Beeding.

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