ID: MARG_198_011

TitleWill of John Burrill gent of East Mersea 1667
AbstractThe will of John Burrill gentleman of East Mersea 25th May 1667 transcribed from Essex Record Office D/ACW 17/277

Transcription by Jenny Ennew June 2021

1.   In the name of god Amen: I John Burrill of Eastmarsey In the
2.   Countie of Essex gent beinge Sicke In body butt In good and p[er]ficte
3.   Memorie thanks bee to god for itt doe ordaine & make this my Last Will
4.   And teastment In manior & forme Followinge First I give And
5.   Bequeath My Soule Into the hands of god that gave itt Mee and
6.   My body to the earth In hope of A Joyeffoll Resuerection & to bee buried
7.   att the descricon of My exectrix heare Affter Minconed and as For
8.   the Worlie goods w[hi]ich god of his Mearcie heath Lent Mee I give &
9.   beequeath ass Followeth Imprimus I give Untoo My Lovinge Wife
10.   Rose Burrill all that My Copiehold Lands & teneamants Called Munken
11.   and Stevens peckertt with all the appurtneces there too beelongen with the
12.   Comening hereto bee Longen & Holden of the Manior eastmersey hall
13.   to Shee & to her heairs for ever. Item I give allsoe Untou
14.   My said Wife Rose burrill all my Freehold Lands w[i]th there apper
15.   t[e]nenc[e]s Called Finches \Hoyles & browns/ or by what other Name soever knowen or
16.   Called by & holden of the Manoir Afforesaid to Shee & her
17.   heairs for ever all the Rest of My Movabell goods Chattells
18.   bills bonds debts dues demands What Soever I give allsoe Untoo
19.   My Said Wife Rose \whom I doe make my sole executrix/ payinge My debts and bringen
20.   My body deacantlie to the grownd Wittnes My hand & Seall
21.   this Five and twentie daie of May one thousand Six hundred
22.   Sixtie and Seven
23.   Sealled Signed In
24.   the p[re]senc of Us
25.   William Locker
26.   Susand + glascok
27.   her Mark

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In 1650 Captain William Burrell was appointed Commander of Mersea Island and its garrison. Is he related to the John Burrill in this Will ?
See The Tudor Fort at East Mersea

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