ID: MARG_533

TitleWill of William Felld Seaman of West Mersea
AbstractWill of William Felld, Seaman of West Mersea 17 June 1663 transcribed from ERO D/ABW 62/80

Transcription by Jenny Ennew August 2023 checked by Trevor Hearn

1.   In the name of god Amen: I William Felld of Westmearsey
2.   in the Countie of Essex Seaman being Sick in body butt In good and
3.   p[er]fict memorie thanks bee to god for itt doe ordaine and and make this my Laste
4.   Will and teastmant in manior as Followeth First I bequeath my Soule
5.   into the hands of god that gave itt mee and my body to the earth to
6.   bee buried att the decracion of My Eexector heare affter Menconed
7.   and as For the worlie goods wich god of his Mercie hath Lent mee
8.   I give & bequeath as Followeth
9.   Imprimis I give unto my Lovinge Sister Rose the Now wife of peter
10.   wade all my Copiehold howses and Lands Linge and beinge in westmarsey
11.   with the apurtneenc[e]s Call[ed] by the Name Bushes Sayers & denills or by
12.   what other name or nams soever knowen or Called by for tarme of hur
13.   Natrall Life and affter hur desese to peeter : wade For tarme of his
14.   natrall Life and affter his desase too: Thomas pilgrim Sonn of
15.   Tho[mas] pilgrime in westmarsey afforsaid: to him and his heairs for ever
16.   provided allwaies that My :Syster and brother beefor Named Shall from
17.   time to time uphold & keepe the said howses and Landes in good and Suficant
18.   Repaier Soo longe as theay doo Inioye them.It[e]m All the Rest of My
19.   goods Chattlls bills bonds movablls debts demands whatsoever I give untoo
20.   My Lovinge Sister Rose Wade painge My debts And Funerall Charges
21.   and bringen My body deacantly to the grownd In wittnes whearof I
22.   heare heave unto Sett to My hand and Sealle this tenth day of March
23.   in the yeare of our Lord 1662
24.   Sealled Signed and delivrd the marke of
25.   In the p[re]sents of Us William Felld
26.   Will Locker
27.   Phineas Cooke

Published17 June 1663
SourceMersea Museum