Will detail

Will of Edward Antill of Warnham

Date signed: 01 Sep 1666, Probate date: Not given

In the name of god amen I Edward Antill of Warnham in the County of Sussex Gent being sick and week but blessed be god of good and perfect memory. I make this my last will and testament in manner and form following that is to say I will and bequeath and after my demise unto Edward Antill my nephew sonne of James Antill of Chessington in the county of Surrey my brother all my messuages ? and all other buildings and also all my lands farms and ? whatsoever called Longhurst Saxon and finches situated and being in Horsham and Warnham in the said county of Sussex and all of them with the opportunity to have and to hold to him the said Edward Antill his heirs and assigns for ever born ? ? that the said Edward Antill his heirs executors administrators and assigns shall out of this said land and the goods here after bequeathed ? ? to be paid all and every my debts of what incurred or paid and also all such legacies and hereafter in and by this my will to express say and bequeath that is to say I will and bequeath unto Elizabeth my good wife the summe of thirteen pounds of the year to be yearly paid unto her out of the goods and profits of my said lands before bequeathed to be paid every quarter at four pounds and five shillings the quarter from the day of my death for and during her natural life provided she remains not married or said for any move or offer or favoured settlement or any ? ? ? or any other or hereby further give and bequeath unto my said wife my featherbed and stedle curtains and ? and all things thereunto belonging and if now standeth in the hall chambere and also three pairs of bed sheets and pair of pillow ? a dozen flaxen napkins and ? ?. I give and bequeath unto John Antill my nephew sonne of John Antill my brother one hundred and forty pounds to be paid within one year after my demise. Also I give unto Susannah Antill and Edward Antill my said brothers other children five and twenty pounds apiece to be paid them at their arrival of one and twenty years or day of their marriage which shall every first happen also I give and bequeath unto James Antill my nephew sonne of James Antill my brother fifty pounds to be paid to him at his age of one and twenty years. Then I give to William Porter my servant forty shillings to be paid to him in six months after my demise. Also I give unto James Spurlong my apprentice forty shillings to be paid to him at his age of one and twenty years. Also I give unto Elizabeth Patching my maid servant forty shillings to be paid her within three months after my demise. Also I give and bequeath unto Sir James Onslow and Jane his wife, to Mr Thomas Onslow his brother, to Anthony Linton and Alice his wife, to John Rapley and Richard Pilfold and to every one of them the summe of twenty shillings to buy each of them a ring in my remembrance to be paid every one of them three months after my demise. All and every ? and ? of my goods, chattels within doors and without and not before herein and hereby bequeathed all my debts being first paid in ways and manner afore mentioned having bequeath the said Edward Antill my Nephew sonne of James Antill my brother to make sole executor of this my last will revoking of all former and other wills and testimony whereof unto making. I have here unto set my hand and signed first day of September in the eighteenth year of King Charles the second and in the year of our lord one thousand six hundred sixty six Edward Antill signed sealed and witnessed my last will and testament in the presence of James Onslow, Thomas Onslow, Anthony Lynton, John Rapley and Richard Pilford

Transcribed by:

Lisa Smith.

Notes about this will:

Proved in Latin - not transcribed.

Source:

Unknown.

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