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Archaeologia Cantiana -  Vol. 14  1882  page 227

Wills and other Records relating to the Family of Hodsoll By James Greenstreet continued

Squirrell,"—" unto my loveing brother Mr Henry Hodsoll~" 100l. within six months after payment of wages etc. ;—" unto my loveing brother Mr Thomas Hodsoll" 100l., as above ;—" unto my loveing sister Mrs Mary Hodsoll, wife to my brother Mr James Ax". 100l., as above ;—" unto my loveing sister Madam Ann Hodsoll, wife to Captain William Passenger" 100l., as above ;—" unto my nephews John and Edmond Hodsoll, Sons to my. brother W Edmond Hodsoll deceased," 50l. each, at age of 21 ;—" unto my nephew James Hodsoll, son to my brother Mr William Hodsoll deceased, all such wages and table money as shall become due to him for the time he shall be. with me as a Voluntier in her Majesties Shipp Squirrill aforesaid ;" —" unto my. loveing brother Mr John Baynard, husband to my sister Mrs Jane Hodsoll, all the remainder of my wages and money," as above.
Dated 23 January 1709; probate granted 18 March 1709.

WILL OF EDMUND HODSOLL, GENT., OF ST. MARY CRAY; PROVED 1711.
Register of Prerogative Court of Canterbury (Somerset House), ‘Young,’ 186.
"I Edmund Hodsoll, of Saint Mary Cray, in the county of Kent, gentleman, being aged, but of a sound and disposeing mind and memory "—" my loving wife Elizabeth, whom I doe make and ordaine full and sole executrix of this my last Will and Testament" —" my three daughters Hellena, Mary and Jane Hodsoll "—" my four daughters Hellena, Mary, Elizabeth and Jane "—" my son John Hodsoll "—" all that my messuage, ffarme and lands, being about fifty acres, now in the occupation of Thomas Carrier, which I formerly purchased of Mr Alexander Haddon the younger, scituate and being in Saint Mary Craye aforesaid, being about fifty acres of land and orcharding "—" my messuage, farme and lands called Bakers, lying in Stansted, in the said county."—" Item I doe give and devise vnto my said son John Hodsoll all my goods that shall be in his chambers in Cliffords Inne, in London "—" my good friend and kinsman Thomas Gratwick, esquire "—Item I do give to every one of my said four daughters Hellena, Mary, Elizabeth and. Jane, the sume of six hundred pounds a peice of lawfull money, to be paid to them severally by my said executrix within three months next after my decease "—" vnto my sister Susan Woodden "—"vnto my three nephews Samuel Atwood, clerke, John Hodsoll, of South Ash, gent., and William Hodsoll, goldsmith, brother of the said John Hodsoll "—" vnto my said sister Woodden, and to her daughter Susan Woodden vnto my cousin Gratwick, esquire," —Dated 28 Sept. 1710.   Probate granted 25 Sept. 1711 to Elizabeth Hodsoll, relict and executrix.

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