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Will of Jane Blackmore widow of Bampton

Proved 20 February 1658

© Crown Copyright

PROB 11/273/512, Records of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury

Transcribed by Elizabeth Kipp

1 In the name of God Amen. 
2 the Two and Twentieth day of Januarie In the yeare
3 of our Lord God One Thousand Six hundred Fiftie three
4 I Jane Blackmore of Bampton in the Countie of Devon
5 widdowe being of perfect minde and memorie praised be
6 God doe make and ordaine this my last Will and testament
7 in manner and forme following First I bequeath my soule
8 unto the Almightie God my Maker trusting through the
9 meritts of Jesus Christ my Saviour and Redeemer to be
10 saved and my bodie to be buried in the Souther Ile of the
11 Church of Bampton as neare my loving husband as may
12 bee Item I give and bequeath unto the poore of the parish of Banton
13 twentie shillings to be distributed unto them at the day of my funerall
14 Item I give and bequeath unto my Sonn John Blackmore the summe
15 of five shillings to be paid within three moneths after my death Item
16 I give and bequeath unto my Sonne Christopher Blackmore the
17 somme of fortie pounds to be paid within three moneths next after
18 my death Item I give and bequeath unto my said Sonne Christopher
19 Blackmore my best bedd and bedstead performed the best brasse pann
20 except the best brasse Crock and six of my best pewter dishes that I
21 shall be owner of at the time of my death to be paid him within three
22 moneths after my death Item I give and bequeath unto Alice Blackmore
23 my Grandchild the summe of Tenn pounds to be paid her within three
24 moneths after my death Item I further give and bequeath unto the
25 same Alice Blackmore the bedd and bedstead performed that I usually
26 lie in and three pewter dishes which were her Aunt Mary and the
27 best of the round bottome panns and the second best brass caldron and
28 all my apparrell except my best hatt and best wastcoate Item I give
29 and bequeath unto John Blackmore Mary Blackmore and Henrie
30 Blackmore my Grandchildren one shilling a peece Item I give and
31 bequeath unto Christopher Blackmore my Grandchild the summe
32 of Tenn shillings to be paid within three moneths next after my death
33 Item I give and bequeath unto Dorothie Luscombe of Bouldscombe
34 my best hatt and my best Waistcoate Item I give and bequeathe
35 unto George Marse Thomas Blue and Trisham Brounsford my
36 apprentices two shillings apeece Item I give and bequeath unto Nicholas
37 Luscombe the summe of Tenn shillings to be paid within three moneths
38 after my death Item I give and bequeath unto William Luscombe sonn
39 of Jennie Luscombe of Burlescombe the summe of two shillings All the
40 rest of my goods and Chattells not given and bequeathed I give and
41 bequeath unto my youngest sonne Tristram Blackmore whome I
42 make my sole and only Executor of this my Will and hereby revoake
43 all
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44 all former Wills Item I appoynte and ordenne my cozine Thomas
45 Balliman and George Fursey my Overseers desiring them to be ayding
46 unto my Executor in and about the performeing of this my Will In
47 witness whereof I have here unto sett my hand and seale the day and
48 yeare above written The marke of Jane Blackmore Sealed and published
49 in the presence of us Hu: Canworthy Robert Kelland Jh: Canworthy Jun[iou]r
50 This Will was proved att London vc
51 Twentieth day of Februarie In the yeare of our Lord God according
52 to the accompt and computation of the Church of England One thou-
53 sand Six hundred Fiftie and Seaven before the Judges for probate
54 of Wills and graunting Administrations lawfullie authorized by the oath
55 of Tristram Blackmore the youngest Sonne and sole and onlie
56 Executor named in the above written Will To whome Administration
57 of all and singular the goods Chattells and debts of the said deceased
58 was graunted and committed he being first legallie sworne by vertue
59 of a Commission truly and faythfullie to administer the same

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