Probate of Will: Ann Hitchcocks, Stratford-upon-Avon
Probate of the Will of Ann Hitchcocks of Stratford-upon-Avon, widow, dated 14 January 1755, bequeathing to William Hitchcocks and Thomas Hitchcocks, her sons, one shilling each, to Elizabeth, wife of John Harris, all her wearing apparel with 5 shillings in lieu of a chest of drawers, to William, son of Thomas Hitchcocks, a trunk with three pair of sheets, etc., to her grandchildren, John, son of Richard Hitchcocks, a silver cup and William, son of Richard Hitchcocks, a gold ring, to William, son of Thomas Hitchcocks, a gold ring and three pewter dishes and to her son Richard Hitchcocks £5; the residue of her estate to the same Richard in trust to pay the interest to her son Thomas for life, with remainder to her grandson, William Hitchcocks. Witnesses: John Court and John Halford. Probate granted 4 November 1755, in the Peculiar of Stratford-upon-Avon to Richard Hitchcocks. Seal of the Peculiar.