Wills and testamentary papers
Probate of the will of John Bayley, clerk, vicar of Brailes whereby he devised to Thomas Hinckley of Lichfield, gent., and his heirs the advowson of the vicarage of Brailes upon trust to present the testator's nephew Richard Hinckley, clerk, to the said vicarage on the next vacancy thereof and then upon trust to sell the same, and he bequeathed his personal estate to Thomas Hinckley upon trust to pay: To Elizabeth Home an annuity of £5 for her life. To his sister Mrs. Mary Hinckley £10.10s and each of her daughters £10.10s.0d. To his nephew George, son of testator's brother, William Bayley, £20. And the testator further directed that the said Thomas Hinckley should retain £30 and also pay to testator's nephew John Hinckley £10.10s.0d. And he bequeathed the residue of his estate to his brother William Bayley and his said sister Mary Hinckley. Witnesses: Charles Willes, Richard Godson and Joseph Harrison. Proved at Worcester, 13th June 1783.