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1626 edward goddard berwick bassett wil dean of sarum will 10191
will of edward goddard of berwick bassett co wilts, dated 6 june 1625
owing £35 to my father mr john goddard
owing £7 to my brother john goddard gent
owing £4 to richard trueman servant to mr baskerfeld
owing 20s to mr greenald
to my eldest son john goddard all my household stuff at barwick bassett
my wife anne to have the use of it
the residue to raise portions for the rest of my younger children
viz richard, anne, joyce, and mary with the proviso that my father have the lease of hidden farm for one whole year after my said fathers decease for the payment of that old debt which i owe him
the rest to my wife anne goddard, my brother in law mr. samuell codrington and my brother mr richard goddard who are executors
overseers my father and mr greenald
witnesses john goddard, robert greenald, margaret goddard, joane snigg
signed edward goddard
probate to samuel codrington, richard goddard gent 19 april 1626
2) inventory taken 1 august 1625 by simon brunden, andrew cripps of berwick bassett and john sloper of acton tunfield co glos yeoman
Item one lease which mr goddard had from one william cripps of barwick aforesaid of certain arable land and com'on of pasture £50-0-0
Item one casual lease for ye terme of certayn years if three lives live so long of hidding farme,
not yet in possesion but in reversion after one life, which we being executors in trust do desire of this court not to be charged withall unlesse ye profit thereof doth come into our hands. valued at £300

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