Peter Brown Family History

Will of John Underhill 1695


Name Place Date
Date Proved Ref. Main People Identified Fam Grp
Transcript or Copy: readability
John Underhill (tailor) East Grinstead, Sx 13/05/1695 01/12/1699 LEWES A43.P192 Mother: unnamed
Brother: Benjamin
Sisters: Jane Mitchelborn (& her son Thomas Mitchelborn- under 21) (Note: abstract is incorrect as shows John), Mercy Underhill
Others: Thomas & James Blatt of East Grinstead; Aunt Davenport
Witnesses: Samuel Spunf?, Rachel Davenport, Mary Allen



The following is an abstract of the will provided from an Extract at East Sussex Record Office

Legacies: to brother Benjamin Underhill, £50; to sister Jane Mitchelborn 20s. and her son John Mitchelborn, £10
To testator's mother and Aunt Davenport, 40s. apiece
Devise to sister Mary Underhill the two dwellinghouses purchased of James Blatt and Thomas Blatt in Eastgrinsted, she being also residuary legatee and sole executrix
Proved at Lewes, 1 Dec., 1699


The following is a copy of the original 'Will' I obtained from the Lewes Will Microfilm