Probate of Will: Edward James Townsend, Honington, Ilmington and Tredington
Probate of the Will dated 6 July 1854, of the Reverend Edward James Townsend, rector of Ilmington, mentioning his wife Mary Catherine Townsend, his eldest son John Gore (then lately deceased) and his other children Catherine, Elizabeth, Julia, Frederick, Laura and Emily and devising hereditaments in Honington, Ilmington and Tredington to William Skipwith and Lionel Skipwith upon trusts therein mentioned. Appointment of his wife, William Townsend and Lionel Skipwith as executors. Witnesses: Samuel Stodart and John Kinninment, clerks to Mr. William Townsend of Doctors Commons. Proved, 16 June 1858.