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Humphrey Priestnall


Transcript of will for
Humphrey Priestnall of Bosden

This transcript is meant as a guide to the contents of the will and is not always a full transcript, which in some cases may lead to several pages of rambling text.

The purpose of the transcript is to give an accurate indication as to who the beneficiaries are, and if available an insight to the lifestyle of the deceased, by way of any peculiar comments in the will, and of course inventories of personal effects where available.

Will of Humphrey Priestnall of Bosden (Tailor) - Died ????

Date of will - Unknown

Value - Unknown

Proven at Chester diocesan consistory court on 23rd August 1689

To kinsman Philip Wycliffe, five pounds

To kinsman John Wyatt, five pounds

To kinsman Jeremiah Wyatt, four pounds

To kinsman Sarah Wyatt, thirty pounds

To William Hoult, two pounds to be divided equally amongst his children

To kinsman John Priestnall, three pounds to be divided equally amongst his children

To James Low, five shillings

To Francis Priestnal, thirty pounds at twenty years old

To Thomas Priestnal, one pound one shilling

To Martha Dickinson, one pound

To Ann Livesey, one pound

To Mary Priestnall, one pound

To kinsman George Priestnall, one pound

To Martha Handforth (late wife of Richard Priestnal), one shilling

To William Priestnall, one pound, also to his brother Ffrancis Priestnall, one pound

To the poor of Widford, one pound ten shillings

To John Smile, five pounds

To John Priestnall and his wife Mary Priestnall, and also James Priestnall

This will and inventory is unfinished, and a future transcript will add further detail

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