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Norton Lindsey


Probate of the Will of Joseph Jackson of Fulbrook yeoman whereby the Testator devised all his hereditaments with appurtenances in Norton Lindsey and all other his real estate to his two sons Samuel and William Jackson and their heirs as tenants in common, subject to the payment of legacies to his two granddaughters Mary and Sarah Short (children of Benjamin Short and the Testator's daughter) of £250 each upon attaining 21 years of age with interest at 4% from the date of the Testator's decease, and he bequeathed to his said sons Samuel and William, the Executors, Administrators and Assigns for ever the residue of his personal estate, and appointed his said sons his Executors. Witnessed by William Hunt, Joseph Harding and Robert Crofts, clerks to Mr. Hunt. Probate granted by William Bussell LL.D Vicar General of the Bishop of Worcester on 27th November 1782 before the Reverend John Green clerk Surrogate at Worcester. Sworn under £100. Seal compressed paper.