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1657 john head stanmore brk PCC will 10170
the will of john hedd of stanmore co berks, yeoman, Dated 25 september 1656.
to my son adam head my living of half yard lands lying in beedon.
to my son adam my yard lands by the name of braydes in the parish of shawe.
also to adam the tithes of giles spicers farm of leckhambsteed.
my sister anne and my son john my executors to have my goods and to raise my younger daughters portions.
to son thomas £20 p.a. to be paid by son john out of my lands a woodhills until he can pay him £400.
to my wife the rents of my manor at hanny for her life, also my 2 yard lands in sparcell called gow lands. wife is anni.
to son john my farm at hodcott in the parish of west illsley also my 3 meades lying at woodhill in the parish of challow and after his mothers death my manor at hanny.
executors may cut trees at witnams and in peasemore close, not meddling with priors woods.
to daughter elizabeth £1000 to be made up with what her grandfather john head and batholemew savourie deceased gave her.
to daughter ann £1000.
to daughter grace £1000.
witnesses: thomas whitwick, john (X) hobbs, richard (x) spicer.
probate to anne relict and john the son 5 may 1657.
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