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Will of Simon BUSBY of Clifton, Deddington

Will 13 Aug 1690   Probate 23 Sep 1690

Source: ORO no. 204.169
Contributed by: DBB Go to Translation Go to Transcript
Summary.
I Simon Busby of Clifton . . . glazier . . .

NameRelationship[Comments] or Major Bequests
Simon BUSBY Clifton
Robert BUSBYBrother (Exec)
William BUSBYBrother
unnamed MAYNARDSister[see Note]
Robert BUSBYNephews Robert
Thomas BUSBYNephews Robert
William BUSBYNephews Robert
Sarah MAYNARDNieceshare of land in Hempton
Catherine MAYNARDNieceshare of land in Hempton
Hannah MAYNARDNieceshare of land in Hempton
Simon BUSBYGodsonLand in Adderbury
Joseph LOVEDRENKinsman
Abraham PLUMPTONKinsman
Moses PLUMPTONKinsman
John BIGNALLLandowner
 
Samuel MAYNARDWitness
Ann MAINARDWitness
Jo KEMPSTERWitness
 
Probate Chipping Norton 23 Sept 1690 ... Robert Busby brother & executor ...
Transcriber's Notes
Burial 17 Aug 1690 Deddington: Symon BUSBY
The unnamed MAYNARD sister is probably Ann, wife of Samuel (witnesses)
  Translated and paragraphed.
with some of the standard preamble and "legalese" removed.
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I Simon Busby of Clifton . . . glazier . . .
  • I bequeath my body to be buried in Christian burial at the discretion of my Executor hereafter named.
  • I give unto my godson Simon Busby all my parcel of land lying & being in the fields of Adderbury for him & his heirs for ever.
  • I give unto my brother Robert's three sons Robert, Thomas & William the sum of 3/- apiece.
  • I give unto my sister Maynard's three daughters all my parcel of free land which I did buy of John Bignall all lying & being in the fields of Hempton, the said daughters' names are Sarah Catherine & Hannah & I give the said land unto them to be equally divided as share & share alike for them & their heirs for ever.
  • I give unto my kinsman Joseph Lovedren the sum of twenty shillings.
  • I give unto my brother William Busby the sum of 5/-
  • I give unto my kinsman Abraham Plumpton the sum of 4 of good & lawful money of England to be paid unto him within one year after my decease.
  • I give unto my kinsman Moses Plumpton the sum of 6 of good & lawful money of England to be paid unto him within one year after my decease.
  • All the rest of my goods & chattels I give unto my brother Robert Busby, upon condition that he shall pay all my debts & legacies, and make him whole & sole Executor of this my last will & testament.

  • Witnesses Samuell Maynard, Ann Mainard her mark, Jo Kempster
Probate Chipping Norton 23 Sept 1690 ... Robert Busby brother & executor ...
  As transcribed from a copy of the original document.
Original line- and page-breaks are preserved as far as possible.
Busby Simon de Clifton par' Dadington

In the name of God Amen The thirteenth day of August
in the second year of ye Raigne of our Soveraigne Lord & Lady William & Mary
of England, Scotland, ffrance & Ireland, King & Queen defenders of ye faith &c Annoq' D'ni
1690 I Simon Busby of Clifton in ye p'sh of Dadington in the County of Oxon
Glasier being of p'fect memory & remembrance praised be God do make & ordaine
this my last will & Testam't in manner & forme following &c ffirst I bequeath
my soul into the hands of Almighty God my maker hoping that through the
meritorious deat & passion of Jesus Christ my only Saviour & Redeemer
to receive free pardon & forgiveness of all my sins And as for my body to
be buried in Christian buriall att ye discretion of my Ex'tor hereafter named
Imp'is I give unto my Godson Simon Busby all my parcell of land
lying & being in ye feilds of Adderbury for him & his heirs for ever Item
I give unto my Brother Roberts three Sons Robert Thomas & William ye
sume of three shillings a peice Item I give unto my Sister Maynards
three Children all daughters all my p'cell of free land w'ch I did buy of John
Bignall all lying & being in ye feilds of Hempton ye sd daughters names are
Sarah Catherine & Hannah & I give the said land unto them to be
equally divided as share & share alike for them & their heirs for ever Item
I give unto my kinsman Joseph Lovedren ye sume of twenty shillings Item
I give unto my Brother William Busby the sume of five shillings Item I give unto
my kinsman Abraham Plumpton ye sume of four pounds of good & lawfull
money of England to be paid unto him w'thin one yeare after my decease Item
I give unto my kinsman Mosis Plumpton ye sume of six pounds of good
& lawfull money of England to be paid unto him w'thin one yeare after my
decease Item all the rest of my goods & chattles I give unto my Brother
Robert Busby upon Condition that he shall pay all my debts & Legacies and
make him whole & sole Ex'tor of this my last will & Testam't In Witness
whereof I have hereunto sett my hand & seale ye day & year first above
written Simon Busby sealed & delivered published & declared in ye p'ence
of Samuell Maynard Ann Mainard her marke Jo Kempster

Probat' &c apud Chip-norton in Visi' ......
Oxon 23 Sep'bris Anno D'ni 1690 habita coram ...
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....................................jur' Rob'ti
Busby Fratris def'ti et Ex'toris ............