The settlement which developed into Ledbury grew up in the Anglo-Saxon period at an important crossroads where the road from Hereford to Worcester
The Wills and Inventories of
As part of the research into the history of Ledbury, building historian Duncan James produced a report on the timber-framed buildings of Ledbury: ‘
When complete this website will contain transcripts of all the wills and inventories for Burford for the period 1500 to 1700.
There are surviving probate documents for 112 Eastnor people, for the years between 1442 and 1700.
There are probate records for eight Eastnor people in this period. For three of them the actual wills survive.
There are 12 probate records for Eastnor people during the first forty years of the 16th century.
There are 11 surviving probate documents for the period 1561 - 1580, two for women and nine for men.
There are 14 surviving wills for Eastnor people, all men, between 1581 and 1600.