1712 john hidden wantage brk dean & canons of windsor will 6794
Will of john heading the elder yeoman of grove in the parish of wantage
To be equally divided between my sons john and william my messuage formerly called smiths with barn and two little closes adjoining, a close called long close, one acre of meadow called cow acre, rights of common of pasture etc all situate in grove in the parish of wantage and lately purchased of edward stroud of wantage butcher. also seven acres of arable in a field called small marsh in charleton [in the parish of wantage] part of 8 acres lately purchased of william petty. To my eldest son thomas heading the house in which i now dwell and all my other estate not otherwise bequeathed. Thomas to pay john and william £10 within 12 months of my decease. To thomas the bed on which i now lie with fittings, two tables, copper furnace for brewing and salting trough. To john and william all my other personal estate and to be joint executors. Mark of testator and seal. Dated 1 july 1712. Wit: rich sheppard, richard (X) weston (?), aaron jones.
Probate granted at wantage 30 july 1712 to john and william the sons and executors