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1544 john barkesdale speenhamland speen brk archd berks will 7434
will of john barksdall of speen. inholder of spynham land dated 26 april [?] year of Hen8
soul to almighty god and all the holy company of heaven to be buried in speen church in the nicoyell
to the mother church of sarum 4d to the high alter in speen church 8d to the repair of the same 20s and for my buriel 6s-8d
to john barksdall my eldest son my 2 houses at shawbridge with 3 1/2 acres of arable land lying in shaw dene with all their appurtances such as partures meadows feedings etc
also to john barksdall my eldest son the house that richard warmy [?] dwells in at speenhamland and the house with a barn and garden plot thereunto belonging in speenhamland that jhon stacey dwell in with 3 acres of arable land in perspoll field and 1 acre of arable in speen field
also to john barksdall 1 cupboard in my hall, 4 candlesticks, 2 latten basins, my bed with the best coverings, 2 blankets, 1 bolster, 2 paris of sheets etc etc
a chair in the chappel chamber, my table etc after the decease of alyce my wife
to jane poure my daughter a house in speenhamland that thomas pere did dwell in
to william poure
to margrat brouke my daughter
to thomas brouke my fox furred gown
to jone wivill my daughter
to john wevyll my son in law
the residue to alyce barksdall my wife who is sole executrix
overseers william hylrere of newbury and john widnam of newbury
witnesses: thomas sowthwyke priest my curate, john barksdall my eldest son and others more.

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