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Will of John Henwood

Occupation

  • 415: Not stated

Location

of Henley upon Thames

Document reference: TNA PROB 11/877
First date: 26 January 1756
Probate date: 12 June 1762
Probate court: London

Executors, Witnesses and Court Officials etc.

Executor: Edward Backhus
Relationship: Friend
Witness: George Bannister
Witness: Jane Bliss
Court Official: George Harris
Court Official: Edward Simpson

Bequests

To: Richard Henwood; Sarah Cobham (Children)

To Edward Backhus, hoopmaker of Henley, both my properties near the pound on Gravilly Hill, Henley, one in the possession of Francis Blackall and the other I now live in and all the rents and profits for his heirs, executors, administrators and assigns for their sole useĀ untill they are fully satisfied for the money they have or shall disburse for my use and then to my son Richard Henwood the property I now live in, and to my daughter Sarah Cobham the property where Francis Blackall now lives.

Bequest Types

Location of property

Names

To: Richard Henwood (Son)

To my son Richard Henwood my best bed and furniture belonging to it.

Bequest Types

Names

To: Richard Henwood; Sarah Cobham (Children)

To my son Richard Henwood and my daughter Sarah Cobham the rest of my household furniture to be divided between them

Bequest Types

Names

Transcript

0001: In the Name of God Amen
0002: I John Henwood of the Parish of Henly upon Thames in the
0003: County of Oxon being Weak in body but perfect Sound in
0004: Memory Do make this my last Will and Testament in
0005: manner and form as followeth First I Give and bequeath
0006: to my Trusty Friend Edward Backhus of the Parish of
0007: Henly upon Thames in the County of Oxon Hoopmaker both
0008: those Messuages or Tenements Situate lying and being near
0009: the Pound on Gravilly Hill in the Town of Henly upon Thames
0010: in the County of Oxon aforesaid with all the Appurt[enance]s thereunto
0011: belonging the one in the Possession of Francis Blackall and the
0012: other I now live in and all the Rents and Profits arising
0013: therefrom I Give to the aforesaid Edward Backhus his heirs
0014: Executors Adm[inistrat]ors or Assigns for their Sole use and property
0015: untill they are fully Satisfyed for all the Sums of Money they
0016: have or Shall Disburse for my Use And then I Give and
0017: bequeath these two Messuages or Tenements with the
0018: Appurt[enance]s thereunto belonging aforesaid in manner and form
0019: as followeth And First I Give to my Son Richard Henwood
0020: All that Messuage or Tenement I now live in with the
0021: Appurt[enance]s thereunto belonging for the Sole Use of him and
0022: his Heirs Executors and Adm[inistrat]ors or Assigns And I likewise Give
0023: and bequeath to my Daughter Sarah Cobham her Heirs
0024: Executors Adm[inistrat]ors or Assigns All that Messuage or Tenement
0025: now in the possession of Francis Blackall aforesaid for their
0026: Sole Use and property I likewise Give to my Son Richard
0027: Henwood and his Heirs my best Bed and all the Furniture
0028: thereunto belonging And all the rest of my Household
0029: Furniture I Give to be Equally Divided between my Son
0030: Richard Henwood and my Daughter Sarah Cobham I
0031: likewise Appoint my Friend Edward Backhus to be Sole
0032: Executor of this my last Will and Testament In Witness
0033: thereof I have set my hand and Seal this Twenty Sixth
0034: of January in the year of our Lord One Thousand Seven
0035: hundred and Fifty Six Witness my hand
0036:
0037: the Mark of John Henwood
0038:
0039: George Bannister
0040: the mark of Jane Bliss
0041:  

Preparation of this entry

Post status: Published
Transcript by: the author
Author: Cynthia
Checked by: Anthony Lynch
Date posted: 03rd July 2013
Date modified: 03rd April 2014