Will detail

Will of William Langridge of East Grinstead

Date signed: 27 Dec 1612, Probate date: Not given

In the name of God Amen I William Langridge of Eastgrinsted in the Countie of Sussex being sicke in bodie but of perfect memorie doe macke this my last wile and testement this twentie seaventh day of Decem won thousan six hundred & twelve in manner & forrme following that ys to sey. First and bequth my bodie to the earth from whence it came and my soule to God my saver. Item I give and bequeth my housse and land wth the apurtnsses in East Grinsted aforsayd ... the .... with all the ...pelments and ........therein to Anne my wyfe during ..... paying to Robart my sonne twentie shillings a yeare after he shale accomplishe the age of seven yeres duering the liffe of Anne my wyffe. But if it shale happen that the sayd twentie shillings shale be ..... to John Langridg my ......... the same to be payd to the behouffe of Robart my sone then it shalbe laffule and the .... of the ... and the same to detayne and keepe in his hands till the sayd yearley rent of xxs be payd acording to the .... of the sayd Willyam Langridge. Item I give & bequeth to my three daughters Rosse, Anne & Elizabeth fortie shillings apece to be payd to either of them at ther ages of forten yeares the which monie shalbe paid to John Langridge aforesayd to the ....... of my sayd daughters by Anne my wyffe. Item I doe ............... Langridge my cusen? and Edward Langridge my brother over seears of this my last wille and testament whome I give xiid apece and all the rest of my goods unbequethed I doe give to Anne my wyffe paying my dets whome I doe macke my full and hole executrix of this my last will and testement. In wittnes whereof I have herunto set my marke the day and yere above written. Wilyam Langridge. By me WL marke

Transcribed by:

Dave Woolven.

Notes about this will:

Contributed by Steven Langridge

NOTE 1: The photocopy is very poor and the text has been badly written with much crossing out, interlineations & lines of text crossing other lines. DW

NOTE 2: The copy is on 2 sheets of paper, there is no overlap & some text has been lost in the gap. DW



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