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1629 thomas langfield charnham street hungerford wil PCC will 10252
will of thomas langfield of charnham street parish of hungerford co wilts, innholder, weak and sick unto die. dated 26 february 1628
revokes all former wills. to be buried in the church yard of hungerford about 3 yards above the chancel doors.
to the church of hungerford 20s
to julian my wife my messuage or tenemant know as the kings head lying in hungerford, on the west side of the street there together with appurtences (barns stables, gardens, fishponds, arrable lands, meadows, closes, pastures, commons etc) for her life. and after her decease to my son henry langfield and his heirs or for lack of heirs of henry langfield to my daughter anne, or for lack of heirs to my daughter maragret langfield or for lack of heirs to the right heirs of the aforesaid thomas langfield.
to my son henry langfield £10 and all my silver and gilt plate (worth £26-13s-4d)
to my daughter anne £50 (£10 on her marriage day, £40 for a house and lands)
to my daughter maragret £50 ( £30 on her marriage day and £20 one year after her marriage) also household goods.
to my sister elizabeth purton wife of john purton 40s.
to my kinswoman julian berry 20s at 15 years
residue to my wife who is sole executrix
overseers: my well beloved friends mr. john wirrall clerk vicar of hungerford, thomas smith of charnham street, tanner, jefferey goodwyne clerk vicar of froxfield and benjamin houghton of newbury, dyer (20s between them)
overseers to take a bond of my wife if she marries again for performance of the will.
witnesses: john barrett, john wirrall, andrew (x) townsend.
probate: london 9 july 1629 to julian langfield relict and exectrix. commission sworne before johanne worrall and galfrido goodwyn clerico.
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