Abstract Number 10524

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1782 james wedge hidden hungerford brk dean of sarum will comm 10524
will and commision of james wedge
1) will of james wedge the elder of hidden farm in hungerford, yeoman
to my grandson john winkworth and my granddaughter mary winkworth son and daughter of my daughter mary winkworth £100 each (at 21 years)
to my wife elizabeth wedge
to my son james wedge to wear gold embroidered waistcoat given to me by general smith
to my son in law thomas winkworth
to my son james wedge my freehold orchard garden etc in newtown his heirs for ever
to my grandson jesse winkworth another son of thomas and may winkworth my leasehold messuage [etc] with malthouse in newtown in occupation of john odell and leasehold cottages adjoining etc in possession of john hedges and edward appleford and 6 acres of freehold land adjoining 3 acres of which were planted with hops late in occupation of thomas winkworth and now in occupation of john odell
to my grandson thomas winkworth 2 freehol messuages in ramsbury now in possession of ____day collarmaker.
to be buried near my late wife in hungerford churchyard
residue to my son in law thomas winkworth absolutley and to be sole executor dated 1 november 1780
signed: james wedge
witnesses: edwd bear, sey mundy, wm deadman snr
probate: 26 october 1782

2) commsion: amount of deceased personal estate £1000 and upwards

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