Peter Brown Family History

Will of Richard Comber 1593


Name Place Date
Date Proved Ref. Main People Identified Fam Grp
Transcript or Copy: readability
Richard Comber Ardingly, Sx 29/01/1593
(Note: 'Will' shows 1592)
    Wife: Joan
Daughter: Isabell Payne
Son: Roger, John (executor)
Witnesses: William Smarte, Clerke & John .....,  ...... Payne and Edwarde Payne

The following is a transcription of the will provided from the SFHG library - Transcribed by Dave Woolven April 2009
(Note: I have inserted some line breaks to aide readability)

In the name of God Amen this xxixth daye of Januarye in the yeare of our Lorde God 1592 I Richarde Comber of the pishe of Erdinglighe* in the Countye of Sussex and Diocese of Chichester yeoman beinge sicke of bodie but of pfecte memorie thancks be given to God doe make & ordaine this my last will and testament in maner and forme followinge. 
Firste I give and bequeathe my soule into the hands of Allmightie God in hope of the resurrection unto life everlastinge at the laste daye by the death and passion of my Saviour Jesus Christe.  And my bodye to be buryed in the churche yarde of my saide pishe. 
Item I give to the poore of my pishe vid. 
Item I give to Joane my wife the bed that I now lie on wth the bolster, two blanckets and one olde coverlett, two paire of sheets & three pewter platters. 
Item I geve to my daughter Isabell Payne xxs to be payde psentlye after my decease. 
Item I give to her one payre of sheets. 
Item I give and bequeathe to my sonne Roger and to his heires for ever my house & lande wth the appurtenances beinge nowe in myne owne occupation and my sonne Rogers
All my other goods and chattles unbequeathed I give & bequeath to my sonne John, my debts and legacies and funerall expenses beinge discharged whome I make and ordaine my full and sole executor of this my last will and testament the daye & yeare above written. 
In witnes whereof I have set to my hande & seale in the psence of William Smarte, Clerke & John .....,  ...... Payne and Edwarde Payne ................. hand and seale of Richarde Comber

This Will was proved ..................... July .................. John Comber ..................


NOTE:  The bottom of the photocopy is black & unreadable.  DW
*NOTE:  I assume that Erdinglighe is Ardingly.  DW

Transcribed from a photocopy by Dave Woolven, 2 Aspen Way, Malpas Park, Newport, South Wales.   NP20 6LB    Tel 01633 858 359             13 April 2009
Transcribed for Diane Morphew, 72 Church St, Willingdon, Eastbourne, East Sussex.  BN 22 OHX