RefNoJC/6/4
Alternative Reference numberJC/385
TitleProbate of the will of Ralph Wadsworth of Mattersey Thorpe, Nottinghamshire
DescriptionWill dated 20 Mar [1588-9].

Bequests:

To his wife Katherine the third part of his goods;
To his son Thomas a cow " called brende," in consideration of a cow "gyven hime by one Cocksons wyffe" ;
To his eldest son Alexander one bullock coler-branded";
To his daughter Julian Wadsworth one "cowe called blossom wth a ball in the face" ;
To his daughter Elizabeth a brown yearling-calf;
To his wife Katherine his table four yards long, and a "quye " [heifer] with a white head;
To his son John, a "Flaunders Counter" [desk];
To Thomas Whyte his servant a "quye styrk" [yearling heifer];
To every " cottharde" in Mattersey and Thorpe two pence;
For the repair of the church 3s 4d;
The residue to his wife and younger children, John Wadsworth and Elizabeth Wadsworth, whom he made executors of his will, entrusting the supervision of the execution to George Ormerod and the testator's brother Gregory Wadsworth.

Probate granted at York.
Date7 Jul [1589]
Extent1 item
LanguageLatin
AccessStatusOpen
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