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1674 richard mayle hungerford brk dean of sarum will inv 10741
will and inventory: richard mayle of hungerford, butcher
probate 15 may 1674
1) will dated 27 february 1673
indenture for £50
edmund stephens the elder of hungerford gent
john richmond als webb of ogbourne st george, yeoman
i intended to give £50 to jonathan coxhead now husband of my daughter bridget as a add to marriage portion, but i have already given him in money etc much beyond his deserts, but seeing by sad experience, he lately so ill behaved himself to me, also my daughter. he has already a child by name richard and threatens to sell all he hath and begone and bridget may he in penary
therefore my loving son in law john norris and my friend thomas bulter ironmonger to have the above £50, in trust for bridget and her child.
to my 2 daughters mary norris and bridget coxhead 5 shillings each
to my grandchild noah richmond alias webb and his sisters elizabeth, mary, anne and bridgett
to my grandchild and godson richard norris and my grandchild mary norris
john norris my son-in-law is executor
richard (X) mayle
witnesses: edmund stephens gent, john stevens, john norris [all sign]
2) inventory
taken by thomas robinson and noah webb
15th may 1674
the goods of richard mayle late of hungerford butcher
(includes debts £56)
sum total £96-10-17
signed thomas robinson
noah webb
henry grom (x) his mark
exhibited 8 august 1674

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