1620 thomas harvey shefford west brk PCC will 10160
the will of thomas harvey of west shefford.
weak in body. Dated 1 sept 1621
to mother church of sarum 2d
to the church of west shefford a convienient plate to carry the bread (at communion)
to the poor of west shefford 1 mark
to anne harvey the daughter of my brother anthony harvey £30 at the age of 18 or on marriage. if she die then the £30 to be given to her sister dorothie the daughter of said anthony.
to alice blake my sevant maid 40s.
to my brother dores children of boxford £3-10 which money richard slade oweth me to be divided between them viz. to harrye dore
my godson 30s and the rest 13s-4d each
to my godson thomas andros 40s
to my godson thomas harvey the son of my brother anthony harvey £4
to thomas scriven of hungerford my godson 3 bushels of malt
to all my other god children that shall come and demand it 12d each.
the residue to my well beloved wife who is sole executrix.
overseers: my brother anthony harvey, and my brother thomas fisher [testator makes mark]
witnesses: joseph nixon, walter toldervey, john parsons.
probate: penultimate day of december 1620 to elizabeth harvey relict and executrix named in the will.