MARGERY BURTON, Widow
21 January 1527-8. Buried in the churchyard. Thomas my
have a cupboard and the best bed, and son Robert a bed with its
apparel, and residue to sons. Son Robert have my house and
garden in Ash street. Ex’ors : Sons Robert and Thomas. Witnesses
: Sir John Grene, Sir William Tramell, Richard Crosseley.
Probate 20 April 1529. (W., fol 164)
29 January 1654-5. Probate granted to Will of Robert Button,
to the Executrix named in the Will.. [ No further information.]
(Con. Act. Vol. II., fol 45.)
THOMAS BURTON, yeoman.
20 Feb. 1554-5. Buried in the Churchyard nigh my ancestors.
Daughter Bennet Burton have the house I now dwell in, when she is 20
years of age, my standing chest, a little shippe cofer
that was her mothers, etc ; but wife have the house until
daughter is 20 ; but if daughter die, then my wife to sell
the same, and have half of it (sic) for her life, and the
other half among poor people. Ex’or:
Wife Margaret, and have residue. The house that was Simon Gason’s
to my wife Margaret, for ever. Witnesses : Andrew Snowdown,
Gilbert Water. Probate 29 January 1555-6.
(Con.Vol. XXVI., fol. 13.)
. . . . 1474. Buried in churchyard of St. Nicholas. High altar
, and to the work of the church 20d. Constance my
mother, have six ewes and two yards of blanket. Robert Carpenter
have my tunic, and one of the best young horses. Residue of goods
to wife Cristine, who and William atte Foorde are to be my Ex’ors.
William atte Foorde and John Hows. That half an acre and one rod
of land at Grenedrove be sold, and money to pay debts, etc.
Daughter Joan when eighteen years of age, have my messuage at
Ware. Cecilia and Margaret my daughters, when eighteen, have two
acres and a rod of land at Cokking. Alice my daughter, have one
acre and half of land at Warefield.
Probate 6 January 1474-5. (W., fol, 63.)