Wills and testamentary papers
Copy will of John Strapey, Bishampton, Worcs., gent. Estate called Warings Green in Tanworth in occupation of John Satchell and lands in Welford in occupation of John Holtham 2/3rd to John Allburston, Barton, Bidford, blacksmith and Ann his wife for life Then to their 4 children William, Thomas, Edward and Sarah 1/3rd to Elizabeth Hemming, Feckenham, widow, for life, then to her 2 children Ann and Sarah. To Richard Maggot, son of Henry, Moor, Worcs., labourer: messuage and orchard in Bishampton in occupation of William Canderton :£30. To William Canderton: messuage and land in Bishampton bought of John Farley, Pershore. : £20. To John Dench, Longdon, Worcs., yeoman: messuage and lands in testator's occupation in Bishampton :messuage and orchard in Bishampton purchased of Thomas Farley, blacksmith To William Kings, testator's servant: messuage and land bought of John Checketts in testator's occupation :land purchased of John Smith in testator's occupation :land purchased of Henry Farley in testator's occupation :4 lands purchased of Thomas Farley in testator's occupation :£100 To Ann Morgan, wife of Edward, Birlingham, Worcs: £100. To Ann Keary, wife of John, Offenham, thatcher: £50. To William Keary, Evesham, son of Ann: £50. To said Richard Maggot: £20. To John Maggot of Staunton Beauchamp, Warks:£50. To Richard Maggot, son of said John: £30. To William Shepherd, Pinvin, Worcs: £10. To William John Shepherd, sons of William:£20 each. To said William Canderton: £20. To Mary Harber, servant: £5. To Elizabeth Brooks, Bishampton: £5. To Giles Bradley, servant: £20. To said William Kings and Mary his wife: £100. Residue equally between John Dench and Thomas Kings son of William, who are executors. Witnesses: J. Penny, Thomas Cresswell Jr., William Curnock. Examined 1792.