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Wills and testamentary papers


Copy Will, Thomas Wooton, Stratford upon Avon, baker, mentions - my nephew and godson John Higgins son of my brother-in-law John Higgins of Tiddington, yeoman, by my sister Mary - aunt Elizabeth wife of Henry Freeman - Kinsman Margaret wife of my cousin Joseph Freeman - aunt Hewins, widow-sister-in-law Mrs Catherine Sowtham - dear friend and mistress Mrs Lucy Watts, daughter of Mr Brounker Watts - aunt Mary Higgins, widow - good friend Mr Thomas Woolmer - father-in-law Mr Thomas Sowtham - my kinsman Mr William Weeley and Ann his wife - uncle Henry Freeman - kinswoman Elizabeth Whittaker Wellesbourne - kinsman Thomas French (under age) son of my aunt Margaret French, widow - godson William Stanley, (under age) - Mr Joseph Freeman at the Beare in Bridgetown (Trustees plus; executors loving uncle John Townsend, Alveston - friend Richard Bartlett, Stratford upon Avon, apothecary) My sister Mary - kinsman and servant William Dide. Witnesses - Edward Ainge, Richard Lord, William Dide. Proved in Stratford upon Avon Peculiar 1 April 1716.