ID: MARG_346 / 3 April 1630

TitleWill of George Perry of West Mersea
AbstractWill (Nuncupative) of George Perry of West Mersea 1630 transcribed from ERO D/ABW 50/214

Transcription by Jackie Twinn February 2024

1.   on Saterday [th]e third of April 1630
2.   Memorand that George Perry of west mersey
3.   husbandman being sick in Body declared his
4.   will by word of mouth as follows vidz he
5.   desired John Fookes of [th]e same p[ar]ish churchwad[en - illegible]
6.   to take < his> Joane Perry his child being above
7.   eight yeares ould & w[i]th hir all his goods &
8.   estate, first to pay his debts & his funerall &
9.   either to keepe or to give eight pounds w[i]th his
10.   daughter to put hir out to be kept \till she reach sixteen yeares old-/ & if
11.   any thing remained then of his estate [th]en it
12.   should be kept for his daughter till she came
13.   of age: and he named [th]e said John Fookes
14.   his executor & said no \other / man should have any thing
15.   to do w[i]th his goods but onely wished his brother
16.   John Perry should have [th]e leather suit of
17.   apparell he then had on< witnesses Richard
18.   Breaknocke and Elizabeth his wife> and if his
19.   daughter died before she came of age then yf
20.   any mony remained in his executors hands he desired
21.   it might be divided amongst his brother John
22.   children \ when they came of age / witnesses Richard Brecknock & Elizabeth his wife signed
        Richdi: Brecknock

There is a probate clause in Latin dated 5th April 1630 in the margin, proved before Robert Aylett.

Author3 April 1630
SourceMersea Museum