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Will of Margaret Gibbons, Widow, of High Bray

Proved 29 April 1658

© Crown Copyright

PROB 11/274, Records of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, Wootton Quire Numbers: 106 - 155

Transcribed by Elizabeth Glover Howard, and provided by Christine Gibbins

In the name of God Amen, on this 26th October 1657. I Margaret Gibbons of High Bray widow ... I give unto the poor of the parish aforesaid, two shillings ... to Walter Moxworthy, my sonne, £5 to be paid to him within three years. to Bartholomew Moxworthy my son 5 shillings ... to Aline Horwood my daughter my best petticoat. to Selvey Horwood my daughter my best "edgron" and my best jumpe ... to Mary Gill my daughter a bond of £18 which bond was bequeathed to Katherine the daughter of Mary Gill by George Gibbons deceased Item I give to John Buckingham my kinsman 5 shillings ... I give unto Margaret Buckingham 5 shillings Item I give unto Mary Margaret and Elizabeth Howood the children of John Horwood each of them 5 shillings     I give John Muxworthy Mary Elizabeth and Margaret the children of Walter Muxworthy each of them 5 shillings     I give unto Martha Gill 5 shillings I give unto John Muxworthy my kinsman 5 shillings     one chest and my best coverlit     I give unto Mary Muxworthy Johane Jane Agnes Elizabeth the children of Bartholomew Muxworthy my son 5 shillings a piece. And my will is that Mary dau of Walter Muxworthy and Mary dau of Bartholomew Muxworthy shall have my best linen.and Martha Gill shall have my Sundays apparell. and my son Bartholomew`s wife shall have my side saddle ... and the rest of my goods I bequeath to Henry Buckingham whom I make my sole executor, [signed] Margaret Gibbons, witnesses Thomas Maunder and the sign of Jane Tinker.

Proved London 29th April 1658 by the oath of Henry Buckingham sole and whole executor of the testator.