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Wills and inventories: Archer of Tanworth


Will of William Whateley of Henley in Arden, yeoman. To be buried in chapel of Henley. To wife Katherine, pound;15. pound;5 'to the bringing of me home'; To Thomas Postons, pound;3.13s.4d; To Francis Postons, pound;3.6s.8d; To pay John Glover and other debts 20/-: To kinsman William Whateley, shoemaker, 12d and to each of his children 6d. To Elizabeth Fulwood, daughter in law, 10/-; To Thomas Maunton's 5 children, 6d each; To Thomas Maunton the elder's wife, 4/6d. To Ann Glover,12d; To Ann Court, widow, 5/-; To each maidservant in Mr. Archer's house, 4d each; To 4 poor widows Residue of 'sd pound;36 [?] to be distributed by Mr. Archer' "according to his pleasure". Overseers: William Smyth and testator's son in law Richard Fulwood. Note: There is due unto me from Mr. Andrew Archer esq. pound;36. Signed by mark. Witnesses: Thomas Postons, John Deacon, William Deacon, William Baker, the scribe et al.