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The Will of

William HOLLOCKE (c1630-1671)


PROB 11/334 - 13 March 1671 - William Hollcke, yeoman of South Malling, Sussex

In the name of God Amen the twentieth day of January in the yeare of our Lord one Thousand six hundred and seventy I William Hollocke of Ramscombe in the Parish of South malling in the County of Sussex Yeoman being weake in body but of good and perfect memory thanks bee to Almighty God doo make consititue ordaine and declare this my last Will and Testament in writing in manner and form following Revoaking and annulling by the [---] All and every Will and Wills by me heretofore made And first I comitt my Soule into the hands of Almighty God hopeing assuredly to attaine absolion in and throught the [---] of my Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ and my Body to be decently buried in the Churchyard of the parish of Glynde in the County of Sussex aforesaid And now for the settling of my Temporall Estate as it hath pleased God to send mee hereon Earth I give and dispose the same in manner following that is to saye First I give and bequeath unto my brother Jeremy Hollocke and his heires All my lands lying in the Parish of Westham after my decease Also I give and bequeath unto my eldest sister Joane Grover the sume of Twenty pounds of good and lawfull money of England Also I give and bequeath unto my sister Elizabeth Hollocke the sume of Twenty pounds of like lawfull money of England to be paid unto them within one yeare after my decease But if in case any of my three sisters should happen to dye then my will is that halfe of the said sume or sumes of Twenty pounds should remaine in my Executors hand hereafter named and the other halfe to be equally divided between the survivors of my three sisters And I doo make and ordaine my Brother Jeremy Hollock my sole Executor of this my Will and I devise my Brother in Law William Grover  and Thomas Fowle of Glynde and Edward Pollington of Willmington and William Balldy of East Dean in the aforesaid County of Sussex yeoman to be Overseers of [---] to this my last will In witnesse whereof I have sett to my hand and seale the day and yeare first above written  William Hollocke  signed and sealed in the presence of us Robert ?ancy his marke Thomas Brooke his marke


Transcribed by me, Mandy Willard, on 29 March 2006, from a digitised copy of the original document.



This page was reviewed on 11 April 2012