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The Will of

William ENTICKNAP (?-1770)


Many thanks to Ros Dunning for the following transcript:


In the Name of God Amen I William Enticknap of Greenlands in the parish of Lurgashall in the County of Sussex Yeoman being infirm in body but of sound and disposing mind memory and understanding thanks be to God Do make publish and declare this to be my last Will and Testament in manner following, that is to say, after recomending my Soul to God and my Body to the Earth to be decently buried at the discretion of my Executor hereinafter named I Dispose of such Worldly Estate wherewith God hath been pleased to bless me as follows to Wit First it is my Will and desire that all my just Debts and ffuneral Expences shall in the first place be paid and discharged Also I give and bequeath unto my Servant Joyce Albury the Sum of ffifty pounds of lawfull Money of Great Britain to be paid unto her within Six Months next after my decease Also I give devise and bequeath unto my Nephew William Collins and his Heirs for ever according to the custom of the manor all those my customary Lands and Tenements called ffishers otherwise Jack ffishers in Northchapple within and held of the Mannor of Hachmere and Shulbred and all other my customary Lands Tenements and Hereditaments whatsoever lying within and held of the said Mannor of Hachmere and Shulbred (the whole having been this day by me Surrendered to the use of my Will) And all my Estate Right Title Revertion and Redemption Equity and Benefit of Redemption Claim and Demands whatsoever of in and to the said Copyhold or Customary Premises and every or any part or parcel thereof And all the Rest residue and remainder of my real and personal Estate whatsoever and Wheresoever of what nature or kind soever it may be I do hereby give devise and bequeath unto my said Nephew William Collins his Heirs Executors and Administrators and I do hereby make nominate constitute and appoint him the said William Collins full and sole Executor of this my last Will and Testament hereby revoking and making Null and Void all former and other Wills by me before this time made Ratifying and Confirming this and no other to be my last Will and Testament In Witness whereof I the said William Enticknap the Testator have to this my last Will and Testament set my hand and seal this Eighteenth day of December in the Year of our Lord One Thousand Seven Hundred and Sixty Nine William Enticknap his Mark

Wm Johnson
Edward Rapley
Thomas Bowls

Proved 15 February 1770
Sussex Record Office
STCI/42 pp125



This page was reviewed on 10 April 2012