Peter Brown Family History

Will of Edward Underhill 1558


Name Place Date
Date Proved Ref. Main People Identified Fam Grp
Transcript or Copy: readability
Edward Underhill (Tanner) Lingfield, Sy 13/10/1558 24/01/1559 LMA-DW/PA/ 05/1558/280 Wife: Margaret
Son: Edward (under 21 & executor)
Brothers: Francis, Simon, John (overseer), Thomas (overseer)
Daughters: Margaret, Elizabeth, Thamasine, Joan & Agnes (all under 18 and unmarried)
Witnesses: John Underhill; Thomas Underhill; Harry Jamys
UnJ1490 Abstract


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

Edward Underhill of Lingfield, tanner 13 Oct 1558 (to be buried in the churchyard)
to my son Edward Underhill all my tanhouse and vessels, etc. thereto at 21; my brother Francis Underhill (guardian to my children) to have use of tanhouse until then to bring him up and if he dies under 21 then it to my other children; to my wife Margaret Underhill £20; to my five daughters Margaret Underhill, Elizabeth Underhill, Thomasine Underhill, Joan Underhill and Agnes Underhill £6 13s 4d each at marriage or 18, my wife having use of money except of as much land as worth £1 13s 4d per annum which to my brother Francis; to my brother Simon Underhill £2; to my brother Francis Underhill a pair of sheets; household goods to my wife and children equally; residue to my son Edward, exec.
Overseers: brothers John Underhill; Thomas Underhill (6s 8d each)
Witnesses: John Underhill; Thomas Underhill; Harry Jamys
Proved: 24 Jan [1558/9] to Francis Underhill in minority of exec. in person of 
Thomas Underhill [DW/PA/5/1558/280]


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