Peter Brown Family History

Will of James Infield 1596


Name Place Date
Date Proved Ref. Main People Identified Fam Grp
Transcript or Copy: readability
James Infield Lingfield 21/01/1596 02/02/1956 LMA-DW/PA/ 05/1595/055 Wife: unnamed (executor)
Daughters: two unnamed
Others: Edward Payne (servant), William Woodgate
InR1500 Transcript


The following is a transcription of the will provided to me and made by Jane Wicks:
(Note: I have inserted some line breaks to aide readability)

James Ynfeld of Lingfeld in the countie of Surrey, yoman, beinge sick in bodye but of perfect memorye, in speach willed as foloweth viz First that his bodye should be buryed within the parish church of Lingfeld aforesaid, next he willed that three poounds should be distributed to the poore people att the tyme of his buryall.
Item he gave to his servant Edward Payne twoe kyne Item to William Woodgate an other of his servants twoe kyne.
Item he willed and bequeathed all the residue of his goods and chattells (his debts being paid and funerall discharged) unto is wyfe and twoe daughters equally to be devyded amongest them. Willing withall that that his said wyfe should not in anywise medle with the cuttinge downe and fellinge of the woods and underwoods growinge upon any of his lands whersoever, unless for her own necessarie fyerboote and fenceboote to be ___ and spent upon or in the same.
And that his wyfe should be his executrix.
Antony Holander, the mark of George ___?

Proved 2nd February 1595/6


The following is a copy of the original will obtained via Ancestry from London Metropolitan Archives