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Eastnor Probate Material 1621-1640

Witnesses to the will of Thomas Baulden, 1623 Herefs RO 33/3/9

There are only nine surviving wills for Eastnor people from the period 1621-1640.Four of them are nuncupative wills, oral statements of the deceased's intentions before credible witnesses, who then swore to the truth of the statment in the probate court. Three are for members of the same family, two brothers and the son of one of them. The status of the testators ranges widely from Richard Turner, status not given, through a husbandmen, three yeomen, a gentleman and an esquire.

Richard Cocks, esquire, 1623

Henry Perry, husbandman, 1623

Thomas Baulden, yeoman, 1624

Simon Lawrence, yeoman, 1626

Leonard Branch, narrow weaver, 1632

Thomas Branch, 1635

Rowland Braunch, yeoman, 1636

Thomas Higgins, gentleman, 1637

Richard Turner, 1639

Content derived from research undertaken as part of the Victoria County History project

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