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Will of Frances Gibbon, Spinster of Devon

5 April 1720

© Crown Copyright

PROB 11/573, Records of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, Shaller Quire Numbers: 49 - 97

Transcribed by Elizabeth Glover Howard, and provided by Christine Gibbins

This is the poorly written will of Frances Gibbon of Tiverton. She was daughter of Edward / Edmund Gibbon, lawyer, and Frances Amory.

To be buried with my dear father and mother at Tiverton
... The poor of Bishops Nympton £3 the poorest inhabitants that is those that have no relief. To Thomas Jordon [?], £100 and my ring that has my lady`s hair in it. To Mr William Lambe of [In the margin:] £50 to be paid 12 months after my decease . Item I give and bequeath my silver [end of marginal note] tanker to Mr John Hucheson. Item I give and bequeath to Patience Morgan £10 and all my wearing apparel and £5 to be delivered as soon as my executrix can conveniently. Item I give to Elizabeth Bryan my diamond ring ... to Mary Cunningham and Charles Cunningham £3 a piece ... my god daughter Mary Sprigg £4 ... unto my dearly beloved friend Mrs Mary Lambe of Court [?] all my messuages lands tenements except such as is herein before given and all the residue of my estate and make her my sole executrix and residuary legatee ... dated 28 July 1718 witnesses Rt Clotworthy, Elizabeth Tucker, Katherine Clotworthy.

[in the margin] SIC ORITE [=as said]