Wills and testamentary papers
Copy will of Henry Heeley, Cannock, Staffs., yeoman. (1) Copyhold house, malthouse and lands in Cannock (except the Start Meadow) in occupation of Abraham Coker To Trustees : John Silvester, Four Crosses Staffs., innholder, John Stretton, Cannock, yeoman To pay annuity of £17 to wife Mary To pay annuity of £2 to Thomas Jevon, son of testator's sister Ann Residue of rents and profits to be invested and paid at age 24 to Edward Hales, son of testator's nephew Edward. Premises after payment of annuities to Edward Hales for life with remainder to the heirs of his body In Default To Henry Hales, brother of Edward Hales the younger and his heirs for ever. (2) Real estate in Cannock purchased from William Blythe to Trustees to pay legacies : £10 to niece Mary Cawser £10 to nephew Elisha Jeavon £10 to nephew Thomas Wood, Stafford, glover £10 to John Hales, son of Henry Hales at 21. £10 to Henry Hales, son of Edward Hales at 21. After payment of legacies, premises to Edward Hales the younger for ever. (3) House in testator's occupation to wife Mary for life then to Edward Hales the younger (4) Wife Mary to have certain personal and household effects absolutely and use of rest for life with remainder to Edward Hales, junior. Witnesses: William Blythe, Robert Shenton, Thomas Johnson.