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Will of John WALTON Sr of Kirtlington

Will 11 Apr 1682   Probate 15 Jul 1682

Source: ORO no. 203.268; 107.218; 72/4/28
Contributed by: Richard Walton Go to Translation Go to Transcript
Summary.
... I John Walton the elder of Kirtlington ... yeoman ... very sick and weak ...

NameRelationship[Comments] or Major Bequests
John WALTON Sr Kirtlington
Judith WALTONWife
John WALTONSon (Exec)
Abraham WALTONSon (Exec)
Margaret WALTONDaughter[no surname given]
Dorothy WALTONDaughter[no surname given]
Anne WALTONDaughter[no surname given]
Richard TABORWitness
Robert SLAUGHTERWitness
Thomas WALTONWitness
 
Probate 15 Jul 1682 Oxford ... John the son & Executor .... power reserved to the other Executor ...
Transcriber's Notes
 
  Translated and paragraphed.
with some of the standard preamble and "legalese" removed.
Go to Glossary
... I John Walton the elder of Kirtlington ... yeoman ... very sick and weak ...
  • My body is to be buried in my parish churchyard.
  • I give my three daughters Margaret, Dorothy and Anne 10 apiece to be paid next Michaelmas.
  • I give my wife Judith my best cow and my heifer.
  • I give my son Abraham 5 to be paid next Michaelmas.
  • I give my wife Judith all the corn now growing upon her land.
  • I make my sons John and Abraham joint Executors ... all my goods and money to be equally divided between them after deduction of Abraham's 5 and my other legacies.

  • Witnesses Richard Tabor Robart Slaughter Thomas Walton
Probate 15 Jul 1682 Oxford ... John the son & Executor .... power reserved to the other Executor ...
  As transcribed from a copy of the original document.
Original line- and page-breaks are preserved as far as possible.
In the name of God Amen ye 11 day of April in ye year of
thirty fourth year of ye reign of o'r Soverereign L'd Charles ye second by ye grace
of God of England Scotland ffrance & Ireland King Defender of ye ffaith c
& in ye year of o'r l'd God 1682 I John Walton ye elder of ye p'sh of
Kirtlington in ye County of Oxon yeoman do mak being very sick &
weake but in perfect memory do make & ordaine this my last will
& testam't in manner & forme following first I bequeath my soul
into ye hands of God my maker & my body to be buried in my p'sh
curchyard Item I give to my three daughters Margaret Dorothy &
Anne ten pounds a peece to be paid to each of them at illegible
Michaelmas next ensuing ye date hereof. Item I give to my wife
Judith my best cow, & my heifer. Item I give to my son Abraham to
five pounds to be paid at Michaelmas next ensuing ye date hereof. Item
I give to my wife Judith all ye corne now growing upon ye land belonging
to her. Item I make my illegible sons John & Abraham Joint Executors
of this my last will & testament, & w'ch goods I hav & mony I have to be
equally divided amongst betweene them, after ye five p'ds given to Abraham
is deducted & ye other Legacies
                  Witness my hand and seale ye day and
                     year above written
                     John Walton

Sealed and delivered in ye
presence of
         Richard Tabor
         Robart Slaughter
         Thomas Walton

Probat' ... 15'o die Julij Anno D'ni 1682
cor' ..................................
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.......... per jur'to Joh'is Filij .... Ex'torum
(resta? p'tate alteri) Cui comissa fuit ...........
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