Peter Brown Family History

Will of Thomas Underhill 1624


Name Place Date
Date Proved Ref. Main People Identified Fam Grp
Transcript or Copy: readability
Thomas Underhill (yeoman) Lingfield, Sy (Blackberry Street) 30/11/1624 11/04/1625 LMA-DW/PA/ 05/1625/256 Father: Edward (witness)
Brothers: Nicholas, William, John, George, Robert
Sisters: Ano Collens, Martha
Kinsmen: Elizabeth Davie, Nicholas Underhill (overseer & witness)
Brother in law: William Collens (overseer)
Others: Ann Lusted, Joan Walter
UnE1546 Abstract


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

Thomas Underhill of Blackbury Street, Lingfield, yeoman, visited with a long and lingering illness, died 30 Nov 1624 [nuncupative] (to poor £1 10s)
to my brother Nicholas Underhill £50 at 24; to Ann Lusted for the goodwill and liking we had for each other £40; to the four children of my sister ... Collens £20 among them at 10; to my godchildren a ewe sheep and lamb each; to my kinswoman Elizabeth Davie £1 10s; to Joan Walter 'my tender' the piece of gold I wore round my neck which king James gave me; my brothers William Underhill and John Underhill, execs.; residue to brothers and sisters William Underhill, John Underhill, George Underhill, Robert Underhill and Martha Underhill equally
Overseers: kinsman Nicholas Underhill; brother in law William Collens
Witnesses: Edward Underhill, father of testator; Nicholas Underhill; WC
Proved: 11 Apr 1625 to exec. John, power reserved to William [DW/PA/7/11 ff.169r-v; 


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