Other wills and administrations: Will of John Gumbleton of Birford


Will of John Gumbleton of Birford, proved 2 June 1647

In the name of God Amen

I John Gumbleton of Birford beinge weake in body yet in perfect memory I give God praise doe make here my last will and testament bequeathinge my soule into the handes of Allmighty God not doubtinge of my saluacon through Jesus Christ that died for me And my body I commit to the earth from whence it came to be buried in the Church or churchyard of Birford as my freinds thinke fitt First I give to the Reparacon of the church of Birford two shillings It[em] I give to my son John Gumbleton Tenn pounds to be paid him within two moneths next after my decease Item I give to my son Edmund Gumbleton one hundred and twenty pounds to be paid within six moneths after my decease Item I give to my daughter Alice Northeast twenty pounds to be paid within six moneths after my decease Item I give to my daughter Dorothy thirtie pounds to be paid within six moneths after my decease Item I give to my grandchild Mary Gumbleton five pounds to be paid to her father for her use within six moneths after my decease Item I give to my grandchildren Walter, Obadiah and Jonathan Gumbleton to each of them five shillings to be paid to their use within six moneths after my decease Item I give to my grandchild John Northeast five shillings to be paid to his father for his use within six moneths after my decease Item I give to my grandchild Joane Gumbleton five shillings to be paid to her father Edmund Gumbleton within six moneths after my decease for her use Item I give to my kinsman Robert Gumbleton two bushells of wheat to be paid within six moneths of my decease all the rest of my goods and chattells my debts legacies and funerall expenses beinge discharged I give and bequeath to my lovinge wife Jone Gumbleton whom I make sole executrix of this my last will and testament I doe alsoe desire and appoint my lovinge freinds Thomas Northeast and Robert Edmunds to be overseers of this my will in witness whereof I have hereunto sett my hand and seal John Gumbleton his mark
Signed and sealed in the presence of Robert Edwards Edmund Lone his mark John Francis his mark. Probate granted to Joan Gumbleton, widow and executrix, 12 July 1647
[Standard form of grant, in latin, not transcribed]

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