Will detail

Will of Thomas Elliott of Wisborough Green

Date signed: 07 Feb 1596, Probate date: 03 Feb 1596

In the name of God Amen the vii day of February i.... Anno Dni 1596 I Thomas Elliott of the pishe of Wisbroughe Green beinge sicke in bodye but well in pfect mynde and memorye thanks be geven to God doe make my last will and Testament in manner and forme followinge. First I bequeath my soule into hands of Allmighty God my maker and redeemer and my body to be buried in the churchyarde of Horsham. Item I give unto my three sonnes William, Thomas and Nicholas fyftene pounds of good and lawfull money of England that is five pounds a pece of them the rest of my goods moveable and unmoveable my debts and legacies paide I geve unto Agnes my wyfe whom I make my whole executor and I appoynt Edward ... and Thomas Strudwicke of .... to be my overseers to see this my will to be pformed and they to have for theyre paines iiiis betweene them that is to say two shillings apeece of them and yf yt happen any of my sonns to dye before they come to age theyr parts to remayne unto the other. The debts wch is owinge unto me Francis Brooker of Billingshurst doth owe me fyve pounds tenn shillings dewe to be paide the nexte May Day. Thomas Lutman? of Hookehurst in the pishe of ...... doth ow me fowre pounds tenn shillings dewe to be paide at All Saints next . Mr Flecher of the pishe of Kerforde doth owe me fower pounds tenn shillings. Robert Sherloke my land lorde doth owe me three pounds tenn shillings paide unto him for rent aforehande. Wepham? the miller doth ow me iiiiis and doth ow me more for dores and windowes iiis iiiid. John Lutman doth ow me xiiii burdens of h... or vid for every burden. Edward Osborne? doth ow me vii d... and a halfe for m... and for mendinge a pond heade iis and for vi dayes. ........ iiid ...... for him and ......... for my .... By me Thomas Elliott.

Wittnes at the makeinge hereof Emanuell? Brockwell and Thomas Bolf?

(Latin)Proved 3 February 1596 before Thomas Leame by Agathe the relict & executrix

Transcribed by:

Dave Woolven.

Notes about this will:

The original document has suffered somewhat with the years, I have done what I can. DW



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