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D/DU 206/1
Level: Fonds MISCELLANEOUS DEEDS ETC.
Level: Sub-Fonds DEEDS DEPOSITED BY GUILDHALL LIBRARY

Level: Item
Reference Code D/DU 206/1
Dates of Creation 14 April 1657
Extent 1 item
Scope and Content Commonwealth Probate of Will (7 February 1656/7) of Richard Spittie of South Fambridge, yeoman.
Bequeaths to son Jeremiah 80, two heifers which his brother Richard gave him on his death bed, and his second best bed with bolster, two pillows, a covering, a blanket and two pairs of sheets; bequeaths annuity of 13 6s. 8d. to wife Elizabeth for as long as she should remain a widow, to be reduced to 10 if she should re-marry; bequeaths 10 each to all his grandchildren, 40s. to daughter Susan Reade and 20s. to daughter Tomesen.
Devises parcel of land, formerly belonging to Edward Pullynes, land bought of one Strangrum, three pieces of land (11a.), formerly part of Kingell Wood, and messuage formerly belonging to Mary Weells, all lying against a lane called Green Street [in Hockley], to son Henry for life, then to Henry's son Richard and his heirs for ever; devises rest of freehold and copyhold lands [not specified] to son Ambrose for life, then to Ambrose's son Richard and his heirs in tail male, remainder to testator's sons Jeremiah and Henry, to be divided equally between them, and their heirs in tail male.

Acknowlegements to :- Essex Record Office