1709 thomas looker shefford west brk archd berks will 10262
will of thomas looker dated 30 may 1709
sick in body of west shifford, blacksmith
to mary my wife 1 bed, 1 kettle, 1 skillet, 2 pweter disher, 1 tub, 1 coolour, 2 little barrels, £30 in money.
to my son thomas looker £15
to my son anthony looker £15
to my daughter theodocia hobson £15
to my grandchildren thomas looker, mary looker, anthony looker, stephen looker and thomas hobson and john hobson £5 each.
these last legacies given to my granchildren be paid by my executor edward hidden of west shifford and william myles of weston to put it to use and pay it with interest to my grandchildren as they come of age.
to edward hidden and william myles 5s each.
to every one of my masters that be at my funeral a pair of gloves
to my son stephen looker £5 to be laid out on my buriel
to my son stephen my now dwelling house and shop for the term of my lease who is also to have the residue of my goods and to be sole executor.
revokes all former wills.
[the mark of thomas (x) looker]
witnesses: henry michell, richard smith, tho: smith.
probate: oxon 11 july 1709, to stephen looker the son and executor named