The Will of George Bicknold of Catshull in the parish of Godalming 1636




In the name of God Amen the 22nd of February in the

eleventh yeare of the Raigne of or gracious Soveraigne Lord

Charles by the Grace of God of England Scotland France and

Ireland Kinge Defender of the faith etc I George Bicknold the

Elder of Catshull in the pish of Godleming in the County of

Surry being weake and sicke in body but of pfect memory

blessed be God doe make ordaine constitute this my last Will

And Testament in manner and forme following renouncing all former

wills that is to say first and principally I commend and bequeath

my soule into the hands of Allmighty God my hevenly father hopeing

to be saved by the onely merits and passion of Jesus Christ my sole

saviour and redeemer and my body to be decently buried in the church

yard of the pish of Godleming where I now inhabit

Itm I give and bequeath to my sonne Georg Bicknold my mill

with the mill stone and two shillings of mony Itm I give and

bequeath to my sonne Thomas Bicknold fiftene pounds of lawfull

mony of England to be paide within five months after my decesse

Itm I give and bequeath unto my sonne John Bicknold two shillings

Itm I give and bequeath unto my Cosen William Hemings five pounds

of like lawfull mony he being my daughter Jhone sonne to be paid

when he shall acomplish the age of twenty yeares Itm I give and

bequeath to my daughter Sara the wife of Georg Billingshurst

two shillings Itm I give and bequeath to my daughter Ann the

wife of James Mabancke two shillings all my goods unbequeathed I

give to my daughter Jane Bicknold whom I doe make my full

and sole executrix to this my last will and testament

Sealed and declared this acte and deed in the pnce of us                                    George Bicknold

James Mabancke

Richard Craisse(?)

George Bicknold

Samuell Chittye


Probatum fuit humod Cest? decimo quarto die mensis April

Cor magn wmoky? Clico Surrots ? Juramto Jana Bicknold

filie et extrix & Qui commissa admon de bona Jurat ?

fulnocum cucusemy





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