Abstract of the Will of John Atwill, of Crediton
Proved 29 April 1578
© Crown Copyright
Devon Record Office O.M.Coll.8/36
Transcribed by John Moore
ATWILL, John of Roxford in Crediton.
Date of will 7 Jan. 1577.
Proved 29 April 1578 by Joan Atwill.
To be buried within the church or chapel of Sandford St. Swithin & to said church 6/8d.
To my son Gilbert A., a table board &c. To his wife Jane, my Rydinge Downe mare.
To my son Nicholas A. £40 at marriage.
To my son William A. £40 at marriage.
To my son John A. a mare colt &c.
To my wife, my best cloak, & the rest of my apparel to my sons John, Nicholas & William.
To Thomas A., clerk & Vicar of Tawton Epi my roan colt.
To Richard, William, Elias, Besse & Grace children of Gilbert A. 40s. apiece.
To John son of John A. of Morchard Epi. 40s.
To Anne & Mary, likewise daughters of Gilbert A. 20s. each.
To my servant William Burrington 40s.
To Robert, Thomasine & Mary children of John Burrington 20s. apie[ce.]
To the rest of my children a sheep.
To my servant Anne Nichols1.
To Philip Brownescombe if he serve out his covenant years with my wife 26/8d.
To my godchildren 4d. apiece.
To poor of Crediton 40s. & of Sandford 13/4d.
1 Nothing specified.