ID: MARG_462

TitleWill of Richard Harvie Senior of East Mersea
AbstractWill of Richard Harvie Senior of East Mersea transcribed from ERO D/ACW 18/79

Transcription by Jenny Ennew May 2022

Will made 17 March 1666/67 [Note 1]
Date of Probate 23 January 1668/69

1.   In the name of god Amen I Richard Harvie Senior of Eastmarsey In the
2.   Countie of essex beinge Sick In body butt In good & perfict Memorie thankes
3.   bee to god for itt doe ordaine and Make this my Last Will & teastmente
4.   In manior & Forme Followinge First I bequeath my Sowle Into the
5.   hands of god that gave itt Mee & my body to the earth to bee buried att
6.   the derecion of My exector heareaffter Minconed & as for the worlie
7.   goods w[i]ch god of his Mercie heath Lent Mee I give & bequeath as Followe(th)
8.   Imprimus I give all my Freehold Lands & houses with theire Appurtnences
9.   Linge (lying) & beinge In eastmarsey afforesaid & belongine to the Maniors of east
10.   hall & Reves hall w[i]th all oyster pites (pits) Marshes pathes & privledges theare
11.   to bee Longen eaqueallie to bee devided unto my Sonn Richard Harvie &
12.   & to my Sonn Jerimiah Hearvie & to thire heairs for ever, Item I
13.   give unto Ann : the daughter of my Sonn Richard hearvie one goolde Ringe Item
14.   I give unto Marie the daughter of my said Sonn Richard the bead wheareon I
15.   Now doe Lie w[i]th all things thire too bee Longen Item I give unto Jerimiah
16.   Sonne of Jerimeay Harvie My New Fether bead w[i]th all things theare to bee longen
17.   all the Rest of my moveabll goods bills bonds boats oysters Chattells whatsoever
18.   I give untoo William Locker of eastmarsey afforsaid whom I doe Make my sole
19.   exector payinge my debts & legecis & bringen my body deacentlie to the ground
20.   & defrainge all other Charges & the Resedue w[hi]ch shall Remain too bee
21.   eaqueallie devided betwen my too sonns aforesaid by my exectore Affore Named
22.   and if either of my to Sonns beforenamed shall Contend or Comence Anie
23.   Sutte (ie suit) of Lawe w[i]the the other aboute my Foresaid Lands or Nott be Contented
24.   with the partinge of My goods by my exectore then my will is that hee soe
25.   Contendinge shall heave tenn pounds paied him by the other Sonne &
26.   Soe depart w[i]th \owt/ Modellinge or heavinge Anie mor parte or Sheare of
27.   My For minconed lands or goods In wittnes wheare of I have heare unttoo
28.   Sett to my hand and Seall this Sevententh daie of March In the
29.   yeare of our lord god 1666

30.   Sealled Signed & delivred
31.   In the p[re]sence of us
32.   John bets           Richard Hearvie his Mark
33.   Marie bets her mark
34.   Pernall Midellton
35.       her Mark

Note 1 Because the New Year then began on March 25th, the actual year would have been 1667

Published17 March 1666/67
SourceMersea Museum