Peter Brown Family History

Will of Arthur Underhill 1718


Name Place Date
Date Proved Ref. Main People Identified Fam Grp
Transcript or Copy: readability
Arthur Underhill (Yeoman) Lingfield, Sy 25/02/1718 (Note: 'Will' shows 1717) 18/04/1719 LMA-DW/PA/ 05/1719/128 Nepthew: John Underhill & children (Arthur, Nicholas (under 21), Elizabeth (under 21)) & John's wife Susan.
Godchildren: John Gunner, John Balcomb, Mary Butcher
Others: Richard Mitchell
Witnesses: Richard Mitchell, John Bryant, William Plumie(?), John Kitelbey
UnJ1605 Abstract


The following is an abstract of the will provided from the British Origins website

Arthur Underhill of Lingfield, yeoman, indisposed 25 Feb 1717/8
to my nephew John Underhill's son Arthur £100 and a broad piece of gold (£1 3s) father to have interest in his minority; to John's son Nicholas Underhill £100 at 21; to John's daughter Elizabeth Underhill £30 at marriage or 21; to my godsons John Gunner son of John of Maresfield, Sussex and John Balcomb son of John of Godstone and goddaughter Mary Butcher daughter of Thomas Butcher of Godstone, carpenter 5s each; all my clothes to my nephew John Underhill except an old grey coat which to Richard Mitchell of Lingfield, husbandman; to my nephew John Underhill's wife Susan Underhill all my linen except one sheet in which I am to be buried; residue to my nephew John Underhill, exec.
Witnesses: John Bryant; William Plumie(?); John Kitelbey
Proved: 18 Apr 1719 to exec. [DW/PA/5/1719/128]


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