1618 john hidden shefford west brk archd berks will 6503
will of john hidden of west shefford husbandman
to each of my godchildren that shall demand it 12d each. The residue to my loving wife who is to be sole executrix. Overseers my father-in-law goodman baker and my neighbour william wyllis. To my kinswoman sicelye glover 12d. My body to be buried in my parish church or churchyard. the mark of john (X) hidden. Dated 25 jan 1618. Wit: joseph nixon, walter toldebey, william willis, john baker.
Probate granted to the executor named in the will 3 march 1618.
Inventory of the goods of john hidden of west shefford husbandman taken by thomas harveye, william wyllis of shefford and john baker of eastgarton 2 feb 1618. Total £31-2s-2d .
Exhibited at oxford 3 march 1618 for the executor