Peter Brown Family History

Will of John Brown 1715

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John Brown Shipley, Sx 16/08/1715 19/05/1716 Chichester I 32/91 Daughter: Elizabeth
Son: John(executor)
Grandchildren: John (son of John), Mary (dau of John), Edmund, Frances,William, Katherine, Anne,
Witnesses: William Danell, Robt Cooper, William Banfield
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The following is a transcription of the will provided from the SFHG library - Transcribed by Claire Wickens - August 2009
(Note: I have inserted some line breaks to aide readability)

In the name of God Amen I John Browne of Shipley in the County of Sussex being at this time in perfect health praised be God Doe make this my last Will & Testament as followeth Imprimis
I give to my Daughter Elizabeth Brown Two shillings & six pence of lawfull money of England
Item I give to Grandson John Browne son of th’aforesaid John Browne [sic] ffive pound of like lawfull money
Item I give to my sons Daughter Mary Browne ffive shillings of like lawfull money
Item I give to my Grandson Edmund One shilling of like lawfull money
Item I give to my Grandaughter ffrances Browne One shilling of lawfull money
Item I give to my Grandson William Browne One shilling of lawfull money
Item I give to my Grandaughter Katharine Browne One shilling of lawfull money
Item I give to my Grandaughter Anne Browne One shilling of lawfull money &
all the rest & residue of my Goods & Chattells  & psonall estate after payment of my debts legacies & ffunerall expences I give unto my son John Browne whom I make sole Executor of this my last Will & Testament
And I give devise & bequeath to him & his heires all & every my Messuages & Tenements & Hereditaments whatsoever & wheresoever which I also charge with the payment of my said Legacies
In Witness whereof I have hereunto sett my hand & seal the 16th Day of August Anno Dni 1715
Signed sealed published & declared by the above named John Browne as & for his last Will & Testament at his request attested in his psence by us The marke & seal of John Browne [...]
William Danell the mark of Robt Cooper William Banfield

Probate: 19th May 1716

 

The following is a copy of the original 'Will' I obtained from the Chichester Will Microfilm