Peter Brown Family History

Will of John Underhill 1678


Name Place Date
Date Proved Ref. Main People Identified Fam Grp
Transcript or Copy: readability
John Underhill (senior - Yeoman) Lingfield, Sy 23/02/1678 (Note: 'Will' shows 1677) 17/10/1682 LMA-DW/PA/ 05/1682/058 Wife: Frances
Daughter: Sybil
Son: William
Overseers: John Newman, John Constable,
Witnesses: James Fowkes, Lawrence Patricke


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

John Underhill (X) of Lingfield, yeoman, snr., sick and weak 23 Feb 1677/8
to my daughter Sybil Underhill £20 at 21; to my son William Underhill my messuage ilin (but my wife Frances Underhill to have until he is 21, living there as long as she a widow) with remainder to my daughter Sybil; if my wife remarries to pay to my son William £30; residue to my wife, exec.
Overseers: neighbours and friends John Newnam and John Constable both of Lingfield
Witnesses: James Fowkes; Lawrence Patricke
Proved: 17 Oct 1682 to exec. [DW/PA/5/1682/58]


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