Peter Brown Family History

Will of Roger Payne 1561


Name Place Date
Date Proved Ref. Main People Identified Fam Grp
Transcript or Copy: readability
Roger Payne Lindfield, Sx 23/05/1561 03/06/1561   Wife: Alice (executor)
Daughters: Maryon, Katherine
Witnesses: Thomas Skryven the elder;  Richard Skryven the yonger & Thomas Joden?

The following is a transcription of the will provided from the SFHG library - Transcribed by Dave Woolven September 2008
(Note: I have inserted some line breaks to aide readability)

In the name of God Amen the xxiiith day of May in the yere of our Lord God m vc lxi I Roger Payne of Lyndefeld in the Countye of Sussex husbandman being sycke & weake in bodye but of very good & pfect mynde memorye & remembrannce thanks be unto Allmyghtie God therefore do ordayne & make this my psent Testamt & last wyll in man’ & forme followinge.  Fyrst & pryncypally I comende my soulle to Allmyghtye God my maker and redemer & my bodye I comytt to the erthe to be buryed in the churche yarde of Lyndefeld aforesayd. 
Itm I wyll to my ii dowghters Marian & Kateryn to any of them a bullock of iii yers olde. 
Itm I wyll to Maryon my dowghter the gret chest iii payr of shetes, a helyer, a blanckett, a bolster, a pott & a kettell.  Itm I wyll to Katheryn my daughter the cobbord iii payr of shetes & a blanckett. 
Itm I wyll that Katheryne my dowghter shall pay to here syster Maryon when she shall accomplyshe the age of xxi yers the some of vl of usuall & currannt monye of England. 
Itm I wyll & gyve to my Godchyld xiid. 
The resydwe off all my goodes above not bequethed nor otherwyse in my lyffe by me dysposed my dettes fyrst payd & my legacs pformed I wh... gyve them to Alyce my wyff whom I make my sole & all only exec. 
Dated the day & yere fyrst above sayde & wrytten.  Theysse beinge wytnesses.  Thomas Skryven thelder;  Richard Skryven the yonger & Thomas Joden?

Sum of the inventory £xliii  xvii?s  iii?d

Proved at Lewes 3rd June? 1561 by William Hasylgrove

Transcribed from a photocopy by Dave Woolven, 2 Aspen Way, Malpas Park, Newport, South Wales.   NP20 6LB    Tel 01633 858 359             18 September 2008
Transcribed for Brenda Joyce, 17 Peterhouse St, Tawa, Wellington, 5028, NZ