PETER WILLS of SURREY

Contents

PETER WILLS of SURREY 1

John Peeter of Dorking, husbandman, weak 10 Sep 1638 1

John Marlin (X), Farncombe, Godalming, wheelmaker, snr., weak 22 Feb 1631/2 2

Elizabeth Peter (X) of Ockley, widow, sick 14 May 1633 2

Thomas Roberts (X) St Olave Southwark, glazier, very weak & sick 20 Apr 1631 2

Elizabeth Peter (X) of Westcott, Dorking, widow, sick 20 Feb 1628/9 2

Owen Peter (X) of Cobham, yeoman, sick 21 Apr 1640 4

Valentine Castilion of Godalming, gentleman, 16 Sep 1640 4

Joseph Stonehill of Frimley, yeoman, sick 10 Dec 1647 4

Geoffrey Peter (X) of Dorking, yeoman 14 May 1648 4

Richard Rogers of East Clandon, blacksmith, snr. 2 Apr 1636 4

John Ewen of Camberwell 21 Jan 1644/5 5

Ellen Peeter (X) of Dorking, widow, sick and weak 14 Jun 1643 5

Thomas Young of Capel, weak 4 Apr 1663 6

Thomas Ripley of Worplesdon, husbandman, sick 22 Mar 1663/4 6

Elizabeth Peter (X) of Wotton, widow, sick and weak 18 Aug 1666 6

Richard Gibbe (X) of Lingfield, yeoman, weak 30 Apr 1666 6

Richard Peter (X) of Wotton, yeoman, sick and weak 21 May 1666 6

Robert Gale (X) Tolworth, Long Ditton, husbandman, very sick and weak 26 Jun 1664 7

Barbara Goddard of Farnham, widow 3 Sep 1678 7

Ruth Buttery (X) of Dorking, widow, ill and weak 26 Oct 1677 7

Mathew Peter (X) of Wotton, yeoman, weak 24 Mar 1671 7

Thomas Rogers of Nuffield, yeoman, sick 26 Mar 1674 7

Robert Smith (X) of St Olave Southwark, sick 20 Mar 1673/4 8

James King of Kingston, gentleman, weak in body 21 Mar 1673/4 8

Francis Buttery of Dorking, draper, sick and weak 10 Jan 1673/4 8

Catherine Bristow (X) of Shere, widow, weak 13 Jul 1686 8

Edward Bedsworth (X) of Dorking, carpenter, ill and weak 27 Oct 1688 8

John Peeter (X) of Godalming, wheelwright, sick 26 Feb 1684/5 9

Joseph Pack of St Saviour Southwark, butcher, sick and weak 19 Feb 1684/5 9

William Lee of Newdigate, yeoman, sick and weak 4 May 1694 9

Henry Kelsby of Dorking, joiner, weak and infirm 18 May 1694 9

Simon Greene (X) of Chertsey, basketmaker, snr., sick 23 Aug 1688 9

Elizabeth Moode (X) of East Clandon, widow 25 Apr 1678 10

Simon Greene (X) of Chertsey, basketmaker, snr., sick 23 Aug 1688 10

Elizabeth Moode (X) of East Clandon, widow 25 Apr 1678 10

Joseph Young (X) of Dorking, yeoman, sick and weak 13 Aug 1693 10

Daniel Johnson of Dorking, gentleman, sick and weak 3 Apr 1692 10

Nicholas Peter of Ripley, Send, locksmith 23 Jul 1692 10

Mary Fisher (X) of Newdigate, widow 18 Jan 1688/9 10

Ann Asterley (X) of Hooke, Long Ditton, widow 21 Jul 1670 11

John Peter of Newdigate, sick 14 Oct 1678 11

John Hurlock (X) of Maiden, yeoman, sick 1 Apr 1686 11

Robert Peter (X) of Newdigate, sick 27 Feb 1685/6 11

Robert Carr of Bermondsey, mariner, 23 Jan 1682/3 11

William Harding (X) of Frensham, sick 14 Apr 1684 11

Mathew Peter of Dorking, carpenter, weak 25 Mar 1684 12

Nicholas Stilwell (X) of Dorking, yeoman, ill and weak, snr. 17 Apr 1697 12

Thomas Woodger (X) of Reigate, cordwainer, sick and weak 18 Jan 1697/8 12

William Wilkinson of Effingham, shopkeeper 22 Apr 1694 12

Susanna Bristowe (X) of Wonersh, widow, sick 21 Jan 1697/8 12

John Stedman (X) of Ockley, yeoman, snr., aged and infirm 18 Feb 1705/6 13

Eusebius Summers of Dorking, vintner, sick and weak 2 Jun 1707 13

William Spong of Chobham, yeoman, sick and weak 17 Sep 1705 13

Jane Taylor (X) of Christ Church Southwark, widow 30 Aug 1705 13

Peter Terry of Dorking, mercer, weak 9 May 1706 13

Richard Vernham (X) of Godalming, yeoman, weak 17 Jan 1705/6 13

William Ware (X) of Reigate, yeoman 1 Jul 1705 14

William Peter (X) of Breakspear, Capel, yeoman, aged and infirm 29 May 1714 14

John Polter of Chipstead, yeoman, very weak 4 May 1714 14

Joan Oliver (X) of Streatham, widow, weak 6 Sep 1720 14

Mary Parson of Holy Trinity Guildford, widow 1 Feb 1719/20 14

John Peter (X) of Wotton, yeoman, snr., weak and infirm 10 Jun 1719 14

Thomas Peeres of Christ Church Southwark but now of HMS Ruby, gentleman 26 May 1712 14

John King of Kingston, poulterer 3 Jan 1709/10 14

William Lee of Wotton, gentleman, infirm 9 Mar 1714/5 15

David Lambird (X) of St George Southwark, very sick and weak 26 Jun 1716 15

John Longhurst of Ruckmans, Wotton, yeoman, infirm 15 Mar 1715/6 15

William Phillip (X) of Addington Park, Addington, husbandman, weak and infirm 11 Jul 1730 15

Joseph Peter of Newdigate, yeoman 3 Oct 1728 15

Ann Pickering (X) of Bermondsey, widow, very sick and weak 18 Oct 1726 15

Thomas Quiddington of Sanderstead, weak and infirm 9 May 1718 16

Richard Philips (X) of Beckenham, Kent, yeoman 2 Sep 1729 16

Richard Page (X) of Crowhurst, very sick and weak 23 Oct 1729 16

Joseph Peeter (X) of Dorking, yeoman 1 May 1730 16

 


Surrey History Centre 18/11/2008:
Will transcript books from 1608-1649 & 1660-1740
All Peter wills and others with significant family references copies.
A few other wills which were complete in the frames taken are left in this listing. Will copies were OCR’d direct from the camera image by Finereader.

Reference numbers from books are above title line.



952

John Peeter of Dorking, husbandman, weak 10 Sep 1638

(on Tate File – ch 1594, son of Robert)

to my wife Joan Peeter £60 to bring up children and did become bound to her brother Peter late deceased of Cobham, tailor she to deliver writings to Henry Payne of Dorking, citizen and skinner who to deliver to execs, when last of £60 is paid; to my first wife's son John Swaine £1 and to his sister Sarah and brother Thomas Swaine 10s each; to my godson Peter Haybeetle 10s; to my brother William Peeter's daughter Frances and his daughter Joan Peeter £1 each; residue to my son Mathew Peeter at 21 to be brought up by my uncle Mathew Peeter of Capel, yeoman and brother William Peeter of Dorking, carpenter and to see him able to write and read English, execs. (10s each)
Overseers: Geoffrey Peeter of Dorking, ploughwright and Robert Heybeetle of Effingham Witnesses: Mathew Cooke; Henry Payne
Proved: 17 Oct 1638 to exec. [DW/PA/7/12 ff.468Ar-v; DW/PA/5/1638/102]


945

John Marlin (X), Farncombe, Godalming, wheelmaker, snr., weak 22 Feb 1631/2

to my wife Margaret Marlin all my four houses in Farncombe for life, viz. a tenement where we live with a little garden plot adjoining westwards, a tenement under the same roof eastwards in occupation of Nicholas Davies, the next adjoining tenement westwards with garden westwards in occupation of my son in law George Grover and fourth tenement next Godalming with garden adjoining eastwards in occupation of Owen Field all which tenements abut southwards on Castle Mead and northwards on to the king's highway to Guildford and after my wife's death my eldest daughter Agnes Grover to have tenement I live in until her eldest son John Peter is 21 and to said Agnes another tenement eastwards and after her death to her second son Henry Peter; after death of my wife my youngest daughter Margaret Grover shall have the other two tenements where Owen Feild and George Grover live and likewise her husband George Grover shall have the same for life if he outlives her to the maintenance of her two children Martin Grover and Joan Grover; if John Peter dies without issue then his share to his younger brother Henry Peter and if Henry dies without issue his share to his elder brother John and if both die Henry's tenement to Thomas Grover son of Agnes my daughter by Thomas Grover and John's tenement between Martin and Joan Grover and if both of them die to any further children my daughter Margaret has and whoever has land is to pay the 14s p.a. to the lord of the manor; four tenants pay Id yearly so a farthing each; residue to my wife Margaret Marlin , exec.
Overseers: Thomas Charman; Owen Fielde
Witnesses: Francis Charman (X); Thomas Charman (X); Owen Fielde Proved: 21 Jun 1638 to Thomas Grover, husband of Agnes Grover alias Marlin [DW/P A/7/12 ff.465r-466r; DW/P A/5/163 8/91]


437

Elizabeth Peter (X) of Ockley, widow, sick 14 May 1633

(On Tate File - Wife of John Peter of Henhurste)

to my four daughters Ruth Lewes, Mary Steere, Elizabeth Steere and Joan Kinge 10s each; to my daughter Jane Steere £5; to my grandsons John Smith and William Lewes 5s each; to my goddaughter Elizabeth Smith £2; to my son in law Henry Steere's four children 5s each; to my son in law Thomas Steere's six children £2 each; to my granddaughter Elizabeth King £1; to my brother George Seeman £1; to the widow of my brother John Seeman 2s; to my brother John Seeman's children Is each; to my sisters Alice Peter and Frances Terey £1 each; to Joan Isemonger wife of Richard Isemonger 2s 6d; to my goddaughter Elizabeth Isemonger daughter of Richard Isemonger 2s 6d; to my godchildren Is each; residue to my sons John Peter and Robert Peter, execs. Witnesses: Thomas Steere; Richard Margesson
Proved: 3 Apr 1634 to exec. [DW/PA/7/12 ff.239v-240r; DW/PA/5/1634/79]


79  

Thomas Roberts (X) St Olave Southwark, glazier, very weak & sick 20 Apr 1631

to my father John Roberts Is; to my mother Margaret Roberts Is; to my brother Clement Roberts Is; to my brother Thomas Roberts Is; to my sister Alice Roberts Is; to my sisters Dorothy, Margaret, Catherine, Mary and Lettice Is each; to my son Alexander Roberts £24 at 21; to my daughter Ann Roberts £20 at 21; residue to my wife Alice Roberts, exec.
Overseers: friends Richard Weaver; William Carter
Witnesses: Robert Bunting; Thomas Smith; Richard Weaver (X); WC; Edward Stakhurst Proved: 9 Apr 1631 to exec. [DW/PA/7/12 ff.35v-36r; DW/P A/5/1631/89]

80

Elizabeth Peter (X) of Westcott, Dorking, widow, sick 20 Feb 1628/9


Bur 10/2/1630, Dorking, widow.

Elizabeth Peter M Thomas Backshall, 13/10/1619, Dorking (IGI)

(to be buried in the churchyard)
to my four grandchildren which are children of my daughter Elizabeth Backshall, Thomas Backshall, Francis Backshall, Martha Backshall and Elizabeth Backshall £2 each at 21 and £20 each at marriage and £10 more between them from overseers and my daughter Elizabeth to have use of money provided Thomas Backshall and she put in good security for it; to each of said grandchildren a bed of which one is feather, one half filled with feather, the other half mill puffs and other two are flockbeds, coverlet, two pairs of sheets, bolster, six pewter items and to the two boys a brass kettle and to the girls a brass pot each and to them all a chest each, Francis the great woolsey chest, Elizabeth the next best; Martha to have the great box and Thomas choice of the rest; to my grandson Francis Backshall the little joined table in my chamber and two joined stools all at 21; residue to my daughter Elizabeth, exec.
Overseers: friends (Mr) Edmund Browne; Peter Wood
Witnesses: EB; Robert Rapley; Peter Wood
Proved: 14 Apr 1631 to exec. [DW/PA/7/12 ff.36r-v; DW/PA/5/1631/84]



SURREY WILL ABSTRACTS: REGISTER 'HARDING'



325

Owen Peter (X) of Cobham, yeoman, sick 21 Apr 1640

 (to be buried in the church or churchyard; to poor £5)
to my cousin John Peter, snr. £5; to my cousin Richard Peter £5; to my cousin Mathew Peter £5 in a year if he is then 21 or when 21; to my cousins Elizabeth Peter, Alice Peter, Joan Peter and Bridget Peter £5 each; to my cousin Joan Peter £5 if she is 21 or when 21; to my cousins Elizabeth Goring and Mary Peter £5 each; to my cousin Ellen Peter £5 if 21 or when 21; to my cousin John Peter £5 at 21; to my cousins Henry Bristow, William Bristow, Joan Bristow and Alice Bristow £5 each; I owe my brother John Peter £1 10s and give him £1 10s more; land at Claygate, Thames Ditton to my wife Ann Peter for life and then to my brother John's son Mathew Peter latter paying £1 per annum to the poor of Cobham; all my godchildren in Surrey 5s; residue to my wife Ann Peter, exec, and she to keep my mother in law Catherine Bayly for life or she to have £7 per annum
Overseers: John Hewett; Richard Kinge; John Begg (10s each)
Witnesses: Mary Frey; John Leigh (X)
Proved: 20 Sep 1641 to exec. [DW/PA/7/13 ff.l49Br-v; DW/PA/5/1641/104]


326

Valentine Castilion of Godalming, gentleman, 16 Sep 1640

taken with lameness (to be buried in the chancel towards north side between vestry and communion table; to poor £3)
by deed of gift dated 20 Nov 1625 I have granted most of my goods to Robert Blackwell of Bushey, Hertfordshire, gentleman, deceased in trust for the use of my wife Mary Castilion, exec, and to her all my goods
Overseers: friends (Mr) George Elyott of Godalming; (Mr) John Westbrooke of same (£1 each) Witnesses: Thomas Novell; Josias Elyott
Proved: 3 Nov 1641 to exec. TDW/PA/7/13 ff.l49Bv-150r; DW/PA/5/1641/27]


935

Joseph Stonehill of Frimley, yeoman, sick 10 Dec 1647

 (to be buried in the churchyard near my son Joseph; to poor 10s; to Frimley chapel 10s)
to my son John Stonehill £100 at 21 which my wife Joan Stonehill, exec, to have to bring him up;

to my brother John Stonehill's children Is each Overseers: friends William Collins of Pirbright, jnr. and Robert Watts of Frimley, jnr. (Is each) Witnesses: John Brewster, minister of Frimley
Proved: 14 May 1648 to exec. [DW/PA/7/13 ff.482v-483r; DW/PA/7/1648/39]


936

Geoffrey Peter (X) of Dorking, yeoman 14 May 1648

to my daughter Mary Lyn wife of Charles Lyn of Leatherhead, weaver £10; to my daughter Martha Wickenden wife of Daniel Wickenden of Dorking, husbandman £10; to my daughter Frances Peter £10; to my son William Peter £10; to my son Mathew Peter £10; my wife Amy Peter to have all goods, etc. she had at our marriage and house and land I live in being (Mr) ... Boorer's land; money I owe to my cousin William Wonham to be paid; sons Simon Peter and Edward Peter, execs. Witnesses: Thomas Hill; Francis Wonham (X); Edward Charlwood Proved: 5 Jun 1648 to Simon, exec, power reserved to Edward [DW/PA/7/13 ff.483r-v; DW/P A/7/1648/27].


Geffray Peeter, ch Dorking, 3/12/1581 of William Peeter,
Bur 18/5/1648 aged 66 or thereabouts.

Issue of Jeffrey Peeter, Dorking:
Symon 16060608

Marie 16070131   

Edward 16110421

Elizabeth 16140506

Jeffery Peter, 16160519, bur 15/5/1648

Bur Mary wife of Geoffrey 23/8/1623

George Peeter, 16260917      
Bur George Peeter, 2/2/1626 son of Geoffrey

Mathew Peeter, 16271216

William Peeter, 16290311     

Ann Peeter, 16330407   
Frances Peeter, 16350913



814

Richard Rogers of East Clandon, blacksmith, snr. 2 Apr 1636

(to be buried in the churchyard)
to my wife Avis Rogers my messuage in occupation of Nicholas Godley near the Townes in East
Clandon except the newly built barn in occupation of John Slifield for life and then to my exec.;
wife to have use of my second best flockbed, a pair of sheets, a pair of blankets, a coverlet, a pair
of pillows with pillowcases, a brass pot or small kettle, two pewter dishes, a platter and £6 per
annum; to my daughter ... now wife of Robert Smith 10s; residue to my son Richard Rogers,
exec.
Overseers: friends John Jordan; Jeremy May both of East Clandon (5s each) Witnesses: Thomas Tokefeild; John Tokefeild
Proved: 14 Mar 1645/6 to exec. [DW/PA/7/13 ff.408v-409r; DW/PA/7/1646/46]


815

John Ewen of Camberwell 21 Jan 1644/5

 written 5 [Feb or Mar] 1644/5
my daughter Elizabeth Peters deceased who married Benjamin Peters and my daughter Mary Noble wife of John Noble both had their portions but I gave Mary 100 marks, but to give acquittance and to her my two debts of £28 owed by Thomas Woodnett; to my grandson Ewen Peters £30 at 21, to stay with my exec, but if she dies or moves to more than five miles from London my brother William Ewen to keep it for Ewen; residue to my wife Rebecca Ewen, exec. Witnesses: William Grigson; Robert Smith; John Wordyner; Elizabeth Archard; Mary Newland Proved: 15 Dec 1645 to exec. [DW/PA/7/13 ff.409r-410r; DW/PA/7/1645/13]


578

Ellen Peeter (X) of Dorking, widow, sick and weak 14 Jun 1643

Mar Ellynor Dudlye to Richard Peter, 17/9/1616, Dorking
Possible Bur Richard Peter, Dorking, 14/5/1632 aged 78.
     ie born abt 1554.
Bur Eleanor Peter, Dorking, 8/8/1643, Widow of Richard.
Mar Ellen Dudley to Richard Stanbridge, 5/9/1632, Dorking.
Mar Alice Dudley to William Rose, 27/3/1627, Dorking.

(to be buried in the churchyard)
to my son William Dudley £4 if he asks for it within seven years with remainder to my daughter Ellen Stanbridge; to my daughter Ellen wife of Richard Stanbridge of Rusper, Sussex 5s; to my son in law William Rose 10s; £12 between my grandchildren at death of my exec; to my grandson William Rose and grandson Richard Dudley £1 each above this but if grandson William Dudley second son of Miles Dudley deceased dies under 23 then £1 to Miles Dudley eldest son of Miles; to my godchildren 6d each; residue to my granddaughter Elizabeth Rose, exec; my son in law Daniel Netlefold to have custody of household goods as remains to my exec until she is married or 21
Overseers: Michael Geale of Dorking; Edward Hooker of Hamsted Lane, Dorking (3s each) Witnesses: John Wood; John Stilwell (X)
Proved: 16 Sep 1643 to William Rose father of exec in her minority [DW/PA/7/13 ff.271r-v; DW/P A/5/1643/69]

ARCHDEACONRY COURT OF SURREY: WILLS 1660-1671


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350

Thomas Young of Capel, weak 4 Apr 1663

(Extract to Tate File).
 (to poor £2)
I have surrendered all my copyhold land in Dorking and Capel; to my son Thomas my messuage, tenements, etc. called Wattlehurst, Capel and parcel of land adjoining called Sewells, Capel (120 acres) in my occupation; to my daughter Joan Young my copyhold land in Dorking and Capel called the Shoote in the occupation of Thomas Symonds but if my son Joseph Young pays her £200 within two years of his becoming 21 then land to be his; to my son Joseph my freehold messuage and two acres called South Lawhouse, Capel in the occupation of Edmund Peter and my copyhold messuage called Breakspear, Capel (130 acres) in the occupation of Richard Chasemore paying to my wife Grace Young £30 p.a. for life; to my son Thomas my lease held of William Carter in land and wood part of parcel called the Lower Holbrook., Ockley in my occupation; to my wife Grace my best featherbed in my house with bolsters, pillows, a coverlet, blankets, curtains and valence and a bedstead; to my wife and sons Thomas and Joseph and to my daughter Joan all my linen; residue to my kinsman Henry Stone of Capel, gentleman and my brother in law Richard Pilford of Warnham, Sussex, yeoman, execs, in trust (£1 each) to the use of my son Thomas until he is 21 and then he to be exec, and residue to him

Witnesses: Daniel Johnson; John Spencer Proved: 15 Mar 1663/4 to exec. [DW/PA/7/14 Q.26; DW/PA/5/1664/91]


351

Thomas Ripley of Worplesdon, husbandman, sick 22 Mar 1663/4

alias Atfeild  [nuncupative] (£5 on burial)
to Daniel Stringer of Worplesdon £16; to my brother Richard Ripley alias Atfeild £10; to my sister Elizabeth Gyles wife of James Gyles of Worplesdon £2; to Catherine Browne of Stoke next Guildford, widow £1; to John Farley of Merrow, weaver £1; to my brother William Ripley alias Atfeild 7s; to Ann Stoughton daughter of Henry Stoughton, late deceased £5; to Elizabeth Steevens 5s; to Daniel Stringer also my two best grey coats; rest of my clothes to my brother Richard; residue to James Trigge of Sutton, Woking, yeoman, exec. Witnesses: John Bristow; Robert Payne
Proved: 26 Mar 1664 to exec. fDW/PA/7/14 Q.26; DW/PA/5/1664/66]


501

Richard Gibbe (X) of Lingfield, yeoman, weak 30 Apr 1666

goods between my wife and children living at my death; their stock to be with my overseers until they are 21; Richard Constable and Philip Gratwicke, execs. (12s each)
Overseers: friends Lawrence Patricke and Nicholas Filbelesse of Rotherfield, Sussex (10s each)
Witnesses: James Foukes; Lawrence Patricke
Proved: 25 May 1666 to exec. Richard power reserved to other exec. [DW/PA/7/14 Q.37; DW/PA/5/1666/40]


502

Richard Peter (X) of Wotton, yeoman, sick and weak 21 May 1666

Issue of John Peter:
1. JOHANE PEETER 18 DEC 1614 Wotton, Surrey, England

2. BRIDGETT PEETER 23 JUL 1606 Wotton, Surrey, England

3. JANE PEETER 24 FEB 1605 Wotton, Surrey, England

4. RICHARD PEETER 01 MAY 1608 Wotton, Surrey, England

5. KATHERIN PEETER 23 MAR 1600 Wotton, Surrey, England

6. DANIELL PEETER 26 JUL 1612 Wotton, Surrey, England

7. ALICE PEETER: 02 FEB 1602 Wotton, Surrey, England

8. MATHEWE PETER 01 JUN 1617 Wotton, Surrey, England

9. WYLLIAM PEETER  Male Death: 09 FEB 1604

10. WYLLIAM PEETER - Christening: 22 JAN 1604 Wotton, Surrey,


to my brother Mathew Peter table and form and benches in the hall; to my brother in law Robert Amy's daughter Joan Amy £7 after death of my wife or when she remarries or when my wife puts her from her; residue to my wife Elizabeth Peter, exec, in her widowhood; after death or marriage of my wife half goods to my brothers and sisters' children and half to my wife
Overseers: brother Mathew Peter; Henry Goddard of Abinger, wheelwright (2s 6d each) Witnesses: Ann Stone; Joan Amey (X); Catherine Colman (X); Henry Goddard Proved: 9 Jun 1666 to exec. [DW/PA/7/14 Q.37; DW/PA/5/1666/86]

Mathew Peter will #18 1671-79 below.


532

Elizabeth Peter (X) of Wotton, widow, sick and weak 18 Aug 1666

to Joan daughter of my brother Robert Amy £30 at 15 (including sum given by my husband Richard Peter) and if she is dead £10 to her mother and rest as her brother Mathew Peter thinks fit; to Mathew Peter of Leigh and his two sisters 2s 6d each; to Robert Amy, George Amy, Richard Amy and Mabel Amy £1 each and to rest of my brothers' and sisters' children Is each; to Edward Toler of Ockley, husbandman, snr. 5s; to my sister and her son John Batchelor and her daughter Ann £1 each; residue to Henry Batchelor of Ockley, exec.
Overseers: John Chelsham; John Stedman
Witnesses: Morgan Sherlocke; John Chelsham; Robert Amy (X)
Proved: 19 Nov 1666 to exec. [DW/PA/7/14 Q.40; DW/PA/5/1666/89]



503

Robert Gale (X) Tolworth, Long Ditton, husbandman, very sick and weak 26 Jun 1664

to my eldest son Robert Gale 10s; to my son Anthony Gale Is; to my daughter Ann Gale Is; to my youngest daughter Elizabeth Gale Is; residue to my wife Ann, exec. Witnesses: William Young; Thomas Stevens
Proved: 18 Jun 1666 to exec. [DW/PA/7/14 QQ.37-3* DW/PA/5/1666/41]


562

Barbara Goddard of Farnham, widow 3 Sep 1678

to my granddaughter Barbara Houseman £2; to my son John Goddard Is; residue to my son Lawrence Goddard, exec, including the £50 I lent to James Arnold Overseers: friends Henry Warner; Robert Mason (5s each)
Witnesses: Robert Mason; Henry Warner; Ann Rivers (X); Jane Holloway (X); Robert Paige; John Long
Proved: 21 Oct 1678 to exec. [DW/PA/7/15 Q.41; DW/PA/5/1678/19]

563

Ruth Buttery (X) of Dorking, widow, ill and weak 26 Oct 1677

to my son Joseph Buttery £30; to my son in law William Peeter £2; to William Peeter, Joseph Peeter, John Peeter and Thomas Peeter sons of said William £5 each at 21; to Ruth Peeter daughter of said William 10s; to my granddaughter Mary Buttery daughter of my son James Buttery of Dorking, deceased £5 at 21; to my sister Sarah Dobson wife of Thomas Dobson £2; to my brother in law Anthony Buttery 10s; residue to my son in law William Gravett of Dorking, draper, exec.
Overseers: friends John Heather of Milton Court, Dorking and cousin Miles Dudley
Witnesses: Miles Dudley; Ann Blake (X)
Proved: 24 Oct 1678 to exec. [DW/PA/7/15 Q.41; DW/PA/5/1678/3]

Husband Francis #298 below.


ARCHDEACONRY COURT OF SURREY WILL ABSTRACTS 1671-1679


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18

Mathew Peter (X) of Wotton, yeoman, weak 24 Mar 1671

(to poor 5s)
to my son John Peter £1 at 21, table and form, bench and cupboard now in hall; rents of messuage (six acres) at a place called the Vale, Claygate, Thames Ditton in the occupation of John Babb to my wife Sarah Peter until son Richard Peter is 19 and then rents to my daughter Sarah Peter until Richard is 21 and then to him paying to my daughter Sarah £10; residue to my friends Morgan Shurlock of Wotton, yeoman and William Babb of Wotton, husbandman, execs, to pay my debts and surplus to my wife Sarah and children Richard and Sarah
Witnesses: Thomas Peter (X); John Nye (X); Richard Smither
Proved: 27 Apr 1674 to execs. [DW/PA/5/1674/54]

Brother Richard Peter #502 above.

19

Thomas Rogers of Nuffield, yeoman, sick 26 Mar 1674

 [nuncupative]
to (Mrs) Rachel Turner £10; to William Killick of King's, Nutfield, yeoman £5; to Richard Borer of Nutfield, husbandman £5; to Abraham Withers and Richard Chapman of Nutfield £2 10s and my old clothes between them; brother John Rogers of Oxted, carpenter, exec.
Witnesses: Richard Chapman (X); Rachel Turner; Thomas Jupp (X); William Killicke
Proved: 6 Apr 1674 to exec. [DW/PA/5/1674/61]

20

Robert Smith (X) of St Olave Southwark, sick 20 Mar 1673/4

to my niece Elizabeth Smith a silver bowl and little bed wherein she used to lie; residue to my wife Mary Smith, exec. Witnesses: John Roberts; William Wilks Proved: 27 Apr 1674 to exec. [DW/PA/5/1674/65]


297

James King of Kingston, gentleman, weak in body 21 Mar 1673/4

by deed of 25 Aug 1663 for a jointure to my now wife Dorothy King I granted to James Edwards of London, grocer and Robert Knightley of London, grocer two messuages and orchard in the occupation of John Martin and the five acres lately made an orchard next aforesaid orchard in the occupation of John Cripps and tenement and land in the occupation of John Chinnock (IV2 acres) adjoining land in the occupation of John Cripps and messuage in the occupation of Robert Peirson all in Kingston and to my wife; to my sister Dorothy Jackson, my cousin Mary Jackson, cousins James Jackson and Richard Jackson and cousin Ann Russell £15 each; residue to my wife, exec. Witnesses: William Hill: Thomas Willis: Edward King
Proved: 27 Apr 1674 to exec. [DW/PA/7/15 Q.21; DW/PA/5/1674/40] <7 Nov 1674 further grant >


298

Francis Buttery of Dorking, draper, sick and weak 10 Jan 1673/4

to my son Thomas Buttery and his wife 10s each for rings; to my son Joseph Buttery and his wife 10s each for rings; to my son in law William Peter and his wife 10s each for rings; to my son in law William Gravett and his wife 10s each for rings; to my daughter in law Elizabeth Buttery widow of my late son James Buttery 10s for a ring; to my grandchildren 5s each for Bibles; lease of messuage I live in to my wife for life and then to my son in law William Gravett; residue to my wife Ruth Buttery, exec; after death of my wife to my daughter Gravett a chest of drawers and to my son Joseph my silver bowl
Overseers: sons Thomas Buttery; Joseph Buttery; son in law William Gravett
Witnesses: Henry Trigg; Miles Dudley
Proved: 6 Jul 1674 to exec. [DW/PA/7/15 Q.21; DW/PA/5/1674/8] (£489 2s 2d)

Wife Ruth #563 above.


ARCHDEACONRY COURT OF SURREY WILL ABSTRACTS 1680-1689


744

Catherine Bristow (X) of Shere, widow, weak 13 Jul 1686

 (to be buried by my husband with a sermon)
to my cousin Mary Mills wife of George Mills of Ockham, husbandman house and tenement in Shere for life paying John Peter of Great Bookham, weaver £5 and after her death house to her eldest son Thomas Chasmore with remainder to her youngest son John Chasmore; to said John a joined cupboard in said house; to John Peter's wife my best suit of woollen clothes, best undercoat, my best scarf, my best holland apron, my best flaxen apron, two of best 'changes', two of best handkerchiefs, two of best suits of linen for the head and my best hat; to my brother Samuel Peter 5s; to Daniel Peter and John Peter sons of brother Samuel Is each; to Susan Peter and Catherine Peter daughters of Samuel Is each; to my cousin ... Fortey's wife Is and to his sister Jane Is; residue to my brother Samuel's eldest son Thomas Peter, exec.
Overseers: James Tidge of Shere, carpenter; John Street, husbandman (5s each)
Witnesses: James Tidge (X); John Street (X); Richard Henn
Proved: 12 Dec 1688 to exec. [DW/PA/5/1688/15]


745

Edward Bedsworth (X) of Dorking, carpenter, ill and weak 27 Oct 1688

alias Betchworth
my copyhold close and messuage in manor of Westcott, Dorking in my occupation to my friends my cousin Miles Dudley of Dorking, yeoman and brother in law Edmund Wilkins of Dorking, bricklayer, execs, in trust to sell same and from proceeds to my son Henry Bedsworth alias Betchworth £40 in 4 years, to my daughter Mary Bedsworth alias Betchworth £40 in 4 years, to my daughter Susan Bedsworth alias Betchworth £20 in 4 years and residue to my execs, for my three children
Witnesses: John Geers, snr. (X); Nicholas Stillwell, snr. (X); John Geers, jnr. (X) Proved: 12 Dec 1688 to execs, in trust [DW/PA/5/1688/16] (£20 Is 6d)


478

John Peeter (X) of Godalming, wheelwright, sick 26 Feb 1684/5

to Joseph Morland and Mary Morland youngest son and daughter of Joseph Morland my grandchildren £5 each after death of my wife Ellen Peeter; to my wife for life my best featherbed, two best bolsters, two of best pillows and pillowcases, best rug and a coverlet, a pair of best blankets, two pairs of best sheets, my best bedstead, a pair of best curtains and valence, a cupboard cloth, mat and cord, curtain rods, best tablecloth, 12 best napkins, my best cupboard cloth, four of best towels, my best round table, six of Turke' work chairs, brass pot, four best pewter dishes, flagon, pewter tankard, a salt cellar, three best drinking tubs, three wort kivers, a mashing tub, a wash bowl, a spinning wheel, brass andirons, fire pan and tongs, a pair of best bellows, a spit and dripping pan, four spoons, best smoothing iron, the cloth to smoothe on, a pair of best pothangers and pothooks, a pair of gridirons, a warming pan, best chamber pot, a great brass kettle, a little brass kettle, a brass skimmer, a jack and weights, two pewter porringers and after death of my wife to be divided between children of my son in law Joseph Morland by my daughter Mary; to my wife messuage etc. in Godalming in the occupation of John Sturt, John Hills and ... Ketfull for life and after death of my wife to my grandchildren also to my wife quitrent of £4 I late bought from William Elliott, knight from my dwelling house and other houses near house and after death of my wife to my son in law Joseph Morland who to pay no money for time his son Peter Morland has lived with me; to my daughters Joan Bound wife of Edward Bound and Elizabeth Corbett wife of John Corbett £1 each; residue to Ralph Toft and John Morland, execs, in trust to sell to use of my grandchildren
Witnesses: Catherine Morland; William Parkhurst; Stephen Humfrey
Proved: 19 Mar 1684/5 to execs. [DW/PA/5/1685/94] (£55 10s 3d)

479

Joseph Pack of St Saviour Southwark, butcher, sick and weak 19 Feb 1684/5

to my son Joseph £30 at 21 and three broad pieces of gold; residue to my wife Juliana, exec. Witnesses: Thomas Dover; Ann Harris; Frances Slaughter (X) Proved: 3 Mar 1684/5 to exec. [DW/PA/5/1685/95]


ARCHDEACONRY COURT OF SURREY WILLS: 1690-1695
P103


592

William Lee of Newdigate, yeoman, sick and weak 4 May 1694

to my mother Beatrice Bosher a small messuage in Berrington, Surrey in the occupation of Richard Boorer, husbandman; to my father's sister's son William Wonham 5s; to my mother's eldest sister's children John Seman, Mary Stanton, Amy Marsh and Elizabeth Seman £17 each; to my aunt Elizabeth Steer's children John Steer, William Steer, Mary Puttock, Elizabeth Steer and Ann Steer £17 each; to Nicholas Stedall and Ann Peter children of my aunt Ann Stedall £17 each; to my father in law Richard Bosher messuage Stumbleholt, Dorking and residue, exec. Witnesses: Edward Flint; John Parson; John Marten
Proved: 7 Jun 1694 to exec. [DW/PA/7/16 Q.50; DW/PA/5/1694/85] (£15 10s)


593

Henry Kelsby of Dorking, joiner, weak and infirm 18 May 1694

to my sons Thomas Kelsby, Daniel Kelsby and Robert Kelsby Is each; residue to my daughters Martha Kelsby and Elizabeth Kelsby, execs. Witnesses: Mary Broadbelt (X); James Parvish; Robert Spencer
Proved: 9 Jun 1694 to exec. Elizabeth power reserved to other exec. [DW/PA/7/16 Q.50; DW/PA/5/1694/78] (£26 6s)


22

Simon Greene (X) of Chertsey, basketmaker, snr., sick 23 Aug 1688

to my daughter Rebecca Phillips £5; to my son Simon Is; residue to my son Henry Greene, exec; to Richard Jorden and John Hathwell 5s each to see will fulfilled Witnesses: Thomas Leach; Edward Edmeds (X); Nicholas West; Edward Cliff Proved: 17 Jan 1689/90 to exec. [DW/PA/7/16 Q.l; DW/PA/5/1690/47] (£16 3s 8d)


23

Elizabeth Moode (X) of East Clandon, widow 25 Apr 1678

to my son in law Richard Moode of Albury Is and to his son William Moode 10s; to my brother in law John Peeter of Wotton £1; to Eleanor Peeter daughter of Daniel Peeter of Wotton 10s; to William Martin son of John Martin of East Clandon, thatcher 5s; to George Martin son of said John 5s; to my son William Moode, exec Witnesses: Edward Dibble; John Dibble; Miles Dudley
Proved: 17 Jan 1689/90 to exec [DW/PA/7/16 Q.l; DW/PA/5/1690/83] (died 31 Dec 1689; £31 9s)



22

Simon Greene (X) of Chertsey, basketmaker, snr., sick 23 Aug 1688

to my daughter Rebecca Phillips £5; to my son Simon Is; residue to my son Henry Greene, exec; to Richard Jorden and John Hathwell 5s each to see will fulfilled Witnesses: Thomas Leach; Edward Edmeds (X); Nicholas West; Edward Cliff Proved: 17 Jan 1689/90 to exec. [DW/PA/7/16 Q.l; DW/PA/5/1690/47] (£16 3s 8d)


23

Elizabeth Moode (X) of East Clandon, widow 25 Apr 1678

to my son in law Richard Moode of Albury Is and to his son William Moode 10s; to my brother in law John Peeter of Wotton £1; to Eleanor Peeter daughter of Daniel Peeter of Wotton 10s; to William Martin son of John Martin of East Clandon, thatcher 5s; to George Martin son of said John 5s; to my son William Moode, exec. Witnesses: Edward Dibble; John Dibble; Miles Dudley
Proved: 17 Jan 1689/90 to exec. [DW/PA/7/16 Q.l; DW/PA/5/1690/83] (died 31 Dec 1689; £31 9s)


11

Joseph Young (X) of Dorking, yeoman, sick and weak 13 Aug 1693

On Tate File probably the b-in-l of William, son of Daniel Peter.

to my brother in law William Peter of Capel, yeoman and my wife Rebecca Young my freehold messuage etc. and close (1 acre) in Capel in the occupation of Joseph Peter; to said William and Rebecca my copyhold Breakspear, Capel (130 acres) in the occupation of William Peter and my copyhold messuage Tephams and croft of land called Capel's Lands, Dorking and Capel one in the occupation of Henry Roberts and one in the occupation of Richard King and copyhold messuage and 60 acres in Capel now or late in the occupation of John Francis and any other copyhold in manors of Dorking and Westcott, Dorking; residue to William Peter and Rebecca Young, execs.
Witnesses: William Taylor (X); Mary Hore (X); John Bonwick Proved: 11 Oct 1694 to execs. [DW/PA/5/1694/145]
< Chancery case William Peter and Rebecca Young, widow v William Young an infant by John Risbreger his guardian [C 5/180/96; see also C 8/569/32] >


404

Daniel Johnson of Dorking, gentleman, sick and weak 3 Apr 1692

 (to poor £10)
to my kinswoman Catherine Wright £100; to Elizabeth Johnson of Dorking £1; to my kinswoman and goddaughter (Mrs) Elizabeth Gale my silver tankard; to my maidservant Mary Dudley £10; to Bartholomew and Edward Dudley £2 each; residue to my nephew Henry Johnson of Charlwood, gentleman, exec.
Witnesses: Elizabeth Stone; Phillipa Gale; Robert Spencer
Proved: 1 Dec 1692 to exec. [DW/PA/7/16 QQ.33-34; DW/PA/5/1692/44]


405

Nicholas Peter of Ripley, Send, locksmith 23 Jul 1692

my copyhold messuage in Ripley Street, Send to my wife Joan Peter for life and then to my son John Peter; Ambrose Muschampe of East Horsley, esquire owes me £100 on bond, the interest to my wife for life and the principal to my daughter Hannah Peter; residue to my wife, exec. Witnesses: Mary Rawlins; Ann Rawlins; Martha Rawlins; John Tichborne Proved: 2 Dec 1692 to exec. [DW/PA/7/16 Q.34; DW/PA/5/1692/68] (£279 17s 7d)


856

Mary Fisher (X) of Newdigate, widow 18 Jan 1688/9

to my brother Edward Peter £5 he owes me; to my brother's eldest son John £10 and a new chest; to my brother's youngest son Edward £10; to my brother's daughter Mary £10 and my trunk and its contents all when they are 21 and rest of goods sold to their benefit; if Edward dies when any under 21 his wife to have use; residue to John son of Edward Peter, exec.
Overseers: friends Thomas Taylor; Robert Ede
Witnesses: Robert Ede; Frusan Ede; Elizabeth Marsh (X); John Marten
Proved: 2 May 1689 to overseers, curators of exec, a minor [DW/PC/7/1 Q.63; DW/PC/5/1689/14] (£39 10s 8d)


Ann Asterley (X) of Hooke, Long Ditton, widow 21 Jul 1670

(burial as near my husband as possible; to poor of Thames Ditton £1; to poor of Long Ditton 10s and 10s as exec, sees fit) to my niece Catherine Parker £2; to the children of my niece Elizabeth Woodall, deceased £10 between them at 21; to my nieces Ann and Sarah Asterley £10 each at death of their father Edward (my brother) who to have interest on the £30 for his support for life; to my nephew William Lee £60 and household goods after the death of my sister Elizabeth Slann paying her interest until then; to my nephew Robert Lee £10; to William Hatton of Thames Ditton, esquire, exec, my great Bible Witnesses: Richard Mortimer; Jane Smith; Mary Wood Proved: 4 Nov 1678 to exec. [DW/PC/7/1 Q.17; DW/PC/5/1678/4] (£177)


John Peter of Newdigate, sick 14 Oct 1678

On Tate File. Bur 20 or 25 Oct 1678, Newdigate.

to my eldest son Robert Peter £10; to my son John Peter £10; to my son Mathew Peter £10 all when 21; residue to my wife Joan Peter, exec, to bring up my children Overseers: William Kemsall of Rusper, Sussex and Joseph Peter of Newdigate Witnesses: Edmund Richards, clerk; Christopher Wood; Richard Marten Proved: 7 Nov 1678 to exec. [DW/PC/7/1 Q.17; DW/PC/5/1678/52] (£75 0s 2d)


745

John Hurlock (X) of Maiden, yeoman, sick 1 Apr 1686

to my son William Hurlock 5s; to my daughter Rebecca Wapshott 5s; to my son Richard Hurlock 5s; to my daughter Elizabeth Horton £4; residue to my son Samuel Hurlock, exec. Witnesses: Jane Badger (X); Mary Ottey (X); William Elsey Proved: 20 Apr 1686 to exec's surrogate [DW/PC/7/1 Q.54; DW/PC/5/1686/22]

746   Francis Michill (X) of Limpsfield, sick 26 Jan 1685/6 (to be buried in the churchyard)
of money in hands of my master George Grenville, esquire to my friend Catherine Drewry £8; to my brother John Michill £2; to my brother Robert Michill £2; to my brother Humphrey Michill £2; to my sister Alice Michill £2; to my sister Elizabeth Michill £2; to my sister Sarah Michill £2; residue to my master George Grenville, exec.
Witnesses: George Cuckowe; James Nuam; Peter Heasey
Proved: 20 Apr 1686 to exec. [DW/PC/7/1 Q.54; DW/PC/5/1686/28]


747

Robert Peter (X) of Newdigate, sick 27 Feb 1685/6

On Tate File, probably son of John of Henhurste.

to my daughter Susan £10 and to her children £10 between them at 21; to my son John Peter's children £20 between them at 21; to my daughter Jane use of £20 for life and then to her children at 21; to my daughter Mary £10 and to her children £10 between them at 21; to my daughter Ruth's children £20 at 21; to my son Joseph Peter all my goods in the parlour and late in the parlour and to his sbn £5; residue to them all and son Joseph, exec. Witnesses: John Bayes (X); Ann Wheeler (X); Elizabeth Walles (X) Proved: 20 Apr 1686 to exec. [DW/PC/7/1 Q.54; DW/PC/5/1686/32] (£118 19s)


698

Robert Carr of Bermondsey, mariner, 23 Jan 1682/3

bound to sea
all to my wife Ann Carr, exec.
Witnesses: John Roberts, notary public; Lucy Roberts; Martha Loader Proved: 2 May 1684 to exec. [DW/PC/7/1 Q.51; DW/PC/5/1684/12]


699

William Harding (X) of Frensham, sick 14 Apr 1684

I have mortgaged my copyhold land in Frensham part of manor of Farnham to John Novell to be redeemed by my sister Mary Marshall wife of Charles Marshall and to her residue, exec. Witnesses: John Harding; Thomas Harding; Richard White Proved: 2 May 1684 to exec. [DW/PC/7/1 Q.51; DW/PC/5/1684/27] (£49 13s)


700

Mathew Peter of Dorking, carpenter, weak 25 Mar 1684

to my brother in law John Swaine of Dorking, husbandman all my clothes and £2; residue to my kinsman Richard Hall of Dorking, tailor, exec. Witnesses: Edward Rickman; John Eed; Richard Smither
Proved: 2 May 1684 to exec. [DW/PC/7/1 Q.51; DW/PC/5/1684/51] (£63 10s 10d)


ARCHDEACONRY COURT OF SURREY WILLS 1695-1699
P46


256

Nicholas Stilwell (X) of Dorking, yeoman, ill and weak, snr. 17 Apr 1697

to my grandchildren Nicholas Stilwell and Ann Peeter wife of John Peeter Is each; to John Peeter's two children £5 each which he owes me; to my grandson James Stilwell youngest son of Nicholas £100 at 21; residue to my son Nicholas, exec.
Witnesses: Stephen Hollis; Richard Wonham (X); Miles Dudley
Proved: 1 Jul 1698 to exec. [DW/PA/7/17 pp.391-2; DW/PA/5/1698/69]


257

Thomas Woodger (X) of Reigate, cordwainer, sick and weak 18 Jan 1697/8

to my son William Woodger, cooper Is; to my son Richard Woodger, cook a featherbed his mother died on, covering and bolsters to half headed bedstead, mat and cord, a pair of flaxen sheets and 10s for a ring; to my daughter Mary Hore wife of John Hore, citizen and plaisterer all my wife's clothes and two gold rings; to my daughter Mary Moore [sic] £5; residue to my grandsons Richard and Henry Smith and granddaughter Elizabeth Hore at 21; to my grandchildren £5 due from my son William, who I lent £10 in the name of my daughter Elizabeth Woodger on bond of 26 Nov 1681 and other £5 to said three grandchildren; to my granddaughter Elizabeth Hore in confirmation of my wife's will best bed, a bedstead, curtains and valence and its trappings at marriage or 21; friend Daniel Ware of Reigate 5s for pair of gloves; kinsman Richard Devon of Reigate, gentleman, exec, and his wife to have custody of Elizabeth's goods Witnesses: Ann Simmans; Daniel Ware; Thomas Wallin Proved: 7 Jul 1698 to exec. [DW/PA/7/17 pp.392-4; DW/PA/5/1698/81] (£34 13s)



260

William Wilkinson of Effingham, shopkeeper 22 Apr 1694

to sons Caleb and Joshua and daughter Elizabeth Mascall Is each; residue to wife Susanna, exec. Overseers: brother Anthony Hiller and friend Thomas Matter both of Effingham
Witnesses: William Cooke (X); Anthony Hiller; Hannah Hiller
Proved: 18 Jul 1698 to exec. [DW/PA/7/17 pp.396-7; DW/PA/5/1698/82] (died within a year)


261

Susanna Bristowe (X) of Wonersh, widow, sick 21 Jan 1697/8

to my grandchildren son and daughter of late son Thomas Randall, deceased £5 between them; to children of Richard Randall £10 between them; to my son Joseph Randall Is; to John Horsnaile £5 and use of my large Bible for life and then to his son James Horsnaile; to said James Horsnaile son of John £5; to Susanna Horsnaile daughter of James £5, a gold ring, tablecloth and a large pewter dish; to Anthony Horsnaile son of John a round table, box of drawers, hanging cupboard, bedstead, pair of andirons, pair of brass tongs and bell brass skillet; to granddaughter Mary Peters £5 and all my woodden goods of the shop; a fine sheet and pair of pillowcases between Mary and Elizabeth Peters her sister; residue to said Elizabeth daughter of Solomon Peters; to Elizabeth wife of Solomon Peters Is; to William Peters son of Solomon £5; to Edward Plum £5; to George Plum £5 and to his eldest child a pewter platter; to Joan Jennings warming pan; to James Horsnaile, jnr. of Warfield, Berkshire £5; to the widow of Thomas Randall stuff petticoat; double scarf between said widow Randall and Elizabeth daughter of Solomon Peters; to my son Anthony Ide of Maidstone, Kent £5; money from that lent on mortgage made to me by Richard Randall in his lifetime to be paid to legatees at 21; residue to friends (Mr) William Matthews and cousin William Stint of Wonersh, execs.; to Anthony Ide's wife pewter flagon Witnesses: William Waltham; Richard Dowlling; Richard Dowlling, jnr. Proved: 19 Jul 1698 to execs. [DW/PA/7/17 pp.397-9; DW/PA/5/1698/10] (£306 14s 6d)


ARCHDEACONRY COURT OF SURREY: WILL ABSTRACTS 1700-1708
P57

348

John Stedman (X) of Ockley, yeoman, snr., aged and infirm 18 Feb 1705/6

 (to poor £2)
to my niece Elizabeth Peter wife of Richard Peter of Dorking, husbandman, jnr. £10; to John Peter son of Richard £2; to my niece Sarah Knight wife of John Knight of Rudgwick, Sussex, husbandman £8; to my niece Margaret Nye of Ockley, widow £3 and to her daughter Sarah Nye £3; to my nephew Thomas Grooby of Rudgwick, Sussex, husbandman £5; to my nephew Richard Swan of Rudgwick, husbandman £5; to Elizabeth Dudley wife of Thomas Dudley of Rudgwick, husbandman £5; to Richard Stedman and Sarah Stedman children of my brother James Stedman £5 each; to Jane Bennet wife of Henry Bennet of Cowfold, Sussex, husbandman £6; to my former servants John Thayne and his wife Elizabeth Thayne £5 each; to Francis Boughton £1; to (widow) Lewer £1; to Thomas Steere 10s; to Joan Hoare 10s; to my brother James Stedman £5; to Mary Gardener of Newdigate £3; to children of John Short of Rudgwick, yeoman £1 each at 21; to my wife Elizabeth Stedman all my messuage etc. for life and a close (1% acres) I bought from John Cole in Stane Street, Ockley and in the occupation of Joseph Constable and after the death of my wife to my cousin John Stedman son of my brother James; residue to my wife Elizabeth Stedman, exec.
Overseers: friends Thomas Wright and Richard Bax of Pleystowe (10s each)
Witnesses: Robert Spencer; John Packer; Richard Streete (X)
Proved: 6 Feb 1706/7 to exec. [DW/PA/5/1707/147]


349

Eusebius Summers of Dorking, vintner, sick and weak 2 Jun 1707

to my wife Rebecca Summers all my messuages and land late of my kinsman Jasper Hellam, deceased in Edmonton, Middlesex and Enfield, Middlesex and all my messuage in Dorking in the occupation of Richard Bundle and all my messuages etc. I late bought from Richard Rose in Dorking now or late in the occupation of John Dudley, George Park, (widow) Moor and Elizabeth Stedman; residue to my wife, exec.
Witnesses: Alice Wickenden; W. Yates; Robert Spencer
Proved: 25 Jun 1707 to exec. [DW/PA/5/1707/148]






283

William Spong of Chobham, yeoman, sick and weak 17 Sep 1705 

to my wife Sarah Spong all my goods in house for life and after the death of my wife to my daughter Sarah Fladgate wife of Thomas Fladgate (son of John Fladgate) of Chobham; brother Thomas Spong, exec. Witnesses: Henry Jolly; Henry Slyfeild; Thomas Lee
Proved: 24 Sep 1706 to relict and universal legatee, exec, renouncing [DW/PA/5/1706/94]


284

Jane Taylor (X) of Christ Church Southwark, widow 30 Aug 1705

to my brother John Rigg and his wife Is each and to their son John Is; to my sister Margaret Ley Is; to my apprentice girl Mary Cann £5; residue to my friend George Armstrong, exec.
Witnesses: Thomas Breton; Abraham Bonick; Thomas Story
Proved: 16 Mar 1705/6 to exec. [DW/PA/5/1706/95]


285

Peter Terry of Dorking, mercer, weak 9 May 1706

to my uncle Joseph Peter of Newdigate, yeoman, brother in law Robert Tanner of Mickleham, yeoman and friend Thomas Bothell of Dorking, yeoman all my messuage etc. (40 acres) in Clayton, Sussex in the occupation of Thomas Allison to mortgage same for £250 and to pay William Chambers of Horsham, Sussex, cordwainer £100 and Nicholas Hayler of Dorking, blacksmith £80 and rest of £250 to my wife Elizabeth Terry; to my daughter Elizabeth Terry £200 at marriage or 21; residue to my wife, exec.
Witnesses: Thomas Slater; Robert Spencer; Ambrose Smither
Proved: 12 Jun 1706 to exec. [DW/PA/5/1706/96]


286

Richard Vernham (X) of Godalming, yeoman, weak 17 Jan 1705/6

to my daughter Joan Baxster wife of Edward Baxster £22; to my daughter Elizabeth £12; to my granddaughter Sarah Baxster £5; to my grandchildren Mary Baxster, Edward Baxster, Richard Baxster and John Baxster 5s; residue to my son in law Edward Sandhurst and my grandson William Baxster between them, execs.
Witnesses: Thomas Enticknap; Henry Symes
Proved: 26 Jul 1706 to execs. [DW/PA/5/1706/100]


287

William Ware (X) of Reigate, yeoman 1 Jul 1705

to my son Nicholas Ware £10; to my granddaughter Jane Ware daughter of my son Mathew
Ware £30; residue to my son Mathew, exec.



William Peter (X) of Breakspear, Capel, yeoman, aged and infirm 29 May 1714

On Tate File. Bur 9/6/1714, Capel.

 residue to son William, exec. & copyhold messuage Breakspear (130 acres) in Capel in manor of Dorking in my occupation & all other land paying to son Joseph £40 & sons John and Thomas £80 each; son Richard to release rights in said premises and to him £5 for release; to son William freehold messuage in Capel in occupation of John Hurst; to son Joseph mortgage & mortgage money being £40 on land of John Palmer of Capel Witnesses: Ann Steere; Ann Steer, jnr.; Robert Spencer Proved: 23 Jun 1714 to exec. [DW/PA/5/1714/77]



John Polter of Chipstead, yeoman, very weak 4 May 1714

to son John Is; to wife Elizabeth house and yard for life and residue to her to bring up my three children, exec. Witnesses: John Ingram; Thomas South (X); Sarah Simones(?) Proved: 1 Jun 1714 to exec. [DW/PA/5/1714/78] (under £20)


Joan Oliver (X) of Streatham, widow, weak 6 Sep 1720

 to my kinsman George Worsfold son of John Worsfold all my crops of wheat, barley, oats and peas in my barn in house I live in on Brixton Causeway Hill, Streatham, all my horses and cows, sheep and hay and all household goods; to my sister in law Eleanor Paine Is; to my kinsman Thomas Paine Is; to my kinsman William Paine Is; to my kinsman John Paine Is; John Worsfold and Richard Worsfold, execs, and trustees (a guinea each) Witnesses: John Tanner; Joseph Harris; Richard Perry
Proved: 15 Sep 1720 to exec. John power reserved to other exec. [DW/PA/5/1720/88]


630

Mary Parson of Holy Trinity Guildford, widow 1 Feb 1719/20

to my son Henry Parson £50; to my daughter Sarah £50; to my servant Elizabeth Moore £1; to my daughter Sarah a third of my household goods and all my clothes; residue to my sons William Parson and James Parson, execs.
Witnesses: Leonard Child; Alexander Lee; Stephen Terry
Proved: 16 Mar 1719/20 to execs. [DW/PA/5/1720/89]


631

John Peter (X) of Wotton, yeoman, snr., weak and infirm 10 Jun 1719

to my son John freehold messuage and land I live in and furnace in brewhouse to keep my son Thomas Peter in board etc. until he is 18; residue to my children Ann Peter, Richard Peter, Mathew Peter and Thomas Peter; to my daughter Ann my new huckaback cloth and three pairs of sheets; brothers Richard Peter and Nicholas Stillwell, execs.
Witnesses: Thomas James; George Wheeler; Miles Dudley
Proved: 23 Mar 1719/20 to execs. [DW/PA/5/1720/90]


632

Thomas Peeres of Christ Church Southwark but now of HMS Ruby, gentleman 26 May 1712

all to my wife Elizabeth Peeres, exec. Witnesses: Robert Quarme at Swanton(?); William Vandenanker, clerk Proved: 7 Apr 1720 to exec. [DW/PA/5/1720/91] (died in St Saviour Southwark and MS The Kentish Collier within six months; under £5)


ARCHDEACONRY COURT OF SURREY: UNREGISTERED WILLS 1716-1721     13


73

John King of Kingston, poulterer 3 Jan 1709/10

to my eldest son John King Is (having had his portion); to my son Thomas King Is (having had his portion); residue to my daughters Susanna King and Mary King, execs.
Witnesses: Thomas Poole; Thomas Lockett; Christopher Goldwire
Proved: 22 Nov 1716 to execs. [DW/PA/5/1716/731 (died 27 May last)

74

William Lee of Wotton, gentleman, infirm 9 Mar 1714/5

 (to poor of uphill division of
Wotton £5 as brother George thinks fit)
to my daughter Sarah Lee all my messuage etc. and land Stonerock, Effingham Polesden and freehold land (4 acres) in Little Bookham on west side of copyhold land called Longlines I late bought from George Preston and land Pickards Hole, Little Bookham (34 acres) all in the occupation of Thomas Preston and messuage Mascalls, Ewhurst (70 acres) in the occupation of Walter Longhurst I late bought from John Franks and his wife and my copyhold land and tenements Hogden alias Hoggs Prines and Wrens, Little Bookham in the occupation of Thomas Preston and my copyhold messuage and an acre in Westcott, Dorking in the occupation of John Ockley and all other messuages with remainder to my brother Richard Lee and then to my brother George Lee; to my father in law Nicholas Stillwell and his wife £2 10s each and to my brother in law James Stillwell and his wife £2 each and to their children £2 10s each; to my brother in law John Peter and his children £6 each; to my sisters Jane Ockshutt, Susanna Peter and Mary Lee 2 guineas each; to my sister Elizabeth Lee wife of my brother George 5 guineas and to all George's children £10 each; to two maidservants of my brother George £1 each; to my brothers Richard and George Lee and brother in law Richard Peter £5 each and to have all my goods until my daughter Sarah is 21 Witnesses: Robert Spencer; Thomas Ansell; John Byde Proved: 19 Apr 1716 to execs. [DW/PA/5/1716/74]


75

David Lambird (X) of St George Southwark, very sick and weak 26 Jun 1716

all to my wife Mary Lambird, exec.
Witnesses: Samuel Smith; Andrew Neblett; James Colvill Proved: 6 Jul 1716 to exec. [DW/PA/5/1716/75]


76

John Longhurst of Ruckmans, Wotton, yeoman, infirm 15 Mar 1715/6

to my mother Ann Longhurst, widow £10; residue to my brother Walter Longhurst, exec. Witnesses: Robert Spencer; Thomas Lea; John File wood Proved: 26 Jul 1716 to exec. [DW/PA/5/1716/76]


413

William Phillip (X) of Addington Park, Addington, husbandman, weak and infirm 11 Jul
1730

to my sister in law Sarah Phillips Is; to my sister Sarah Woodin Is; to my only daughter Mary Phillip my two tenements in Woodside, Croydon in the occupation of William Webb and William Harris with remainder to my sister Sarah Woodin; all my goods to my friends my brother in law Henry Woodin and John Keeley of Addington, yeoman, execs, in trust for my daughter at 21 and interest until then; to my daughter four gold rings, a silver spoon, a moidore, an old piece of gold and two crown pieces which were her mother's
Witnesses: Edward Richardson (X); Elizabeth Whiffen (X); James Paine
Proved: 12 Aug 1730 to exec. [DW/PA/5/1730/103]


414

Joseph Peter of Newdigate, yeoman 3 Oct 1728

On Tate File. Buried: Joseph Peter 24/6/1730, Newdigate.

to my wife Mary Peter £10 p.a. for life, a bedstead, a featherbed, two blankets, a coverlet, a pair of sheets, a bolster and pillow for life and then to my execs.; to my daughter Mary feller wife of Thomas Weller late of Capel, yeoman, deceased £30 with remainder to her four children Richard Weller, Thomas Weller, Joseph Weller and Peter Weller at 21; to my daughter Sarah Wheeler wife of William Wheeler of Capel, yeoman £30 with remainder to her now four children at marriage or 21; residue to my sons James Peter and Joseph Peter, execs.
Witnesses: Ann Dudley; Miles Dudley
Proved: 16 Jun 1730 to exec. [DW/PA/5/1730/104]

415

Ann Pickering (X) of Bermondsey, widow, very sick and weak 18 Oct 1726

to my daughter Elizabeth Rowlett all my clothes; residue to my son Henry Pickering, exec. Witnesses: Richard Christopher; James Benn (X); Thomas Maddison, scr. on Horsleydown Proved: 14 Apr 1730 to exec. [DW/PA/5/1730/105] (under £20)


416

Thomas Quiddington of Sanderstead, weak and infirm 9 May 1718

to my son George Quiddington, exec, and residuary legatee all my messuages in Bromley, Kent and messuages in Warlingham in the occupation of Samuel Heisted and Henry Batt; to my grandson Thomas Quiddington £10 at 21 Witnesses: John Broadway; Richard Newnam; Thomas Newton Proved: 14 Dec 1730 to exec. [DW/PA/5/1730/106] (died within two years)


407

Richard Philips (X) of Beckenham, Kent, yeoman 2 Sep 1729

my late brother James Philips by his will of 30 Mar 1729 devize to me his messuages etc. (4 acres) in the occupation of William Lewin in Beckenham to me for life and then to my daughter Sarah Philips and if she dies to me; I bequeathe this if my daughter dies to my wife for life and then to (Revd Mr) Talbot of Beckenham; my wife Sarah if she remarries to enter bond for daughter; to my mother Sarah Meager, my brother William Philips and brother in law Henry Wooden and his wife Sarah Wooden half a guinea each; residue to my wife, exec.

Witnesses: James Combs (X); Elizabeth Whiftin (X); Elizabeth Smyth
Proved: 8 Apr 1730 to exec. [DW/PA/5/1730/97] (late of Addington)

408

Richard Page (X) of Crowhurst, very sick and weak 23 Oct 1729

to cousins Thomas Page, Mary Page, John Page, William Page and Richard Page £5 each; to cousin Mary Page my gold ring; to my sister in law Mary Page, widow £5; to sister Mary Cumbridg £5; to my cousins John Cumbridg and Robert Cumbridg 5s each; all clothes to sister Mary Page, widow for her children; to my Mend Henry Swaysland my master £2 10s, exec.
Witnesses: William Tyman; John Eagleton (X); Edward Cole
Proved: 8 Apr 1730 to exec. [DW/PA/5/1730/98]


409

Joseph Peeter (X) of Dorking, yeoman 1 May 1730

to my servant Elizabeth Steere all my goods, exec; friends Nathaniel Bax of Capel and John Hamsher of Capel to assist me; to my brother Richard Peeter £10 Witnesses: John Hamsher; Nathaniel Bax; John Bonwicke Proved: 16 Jun 1730 to exec. [DW/PA/5/1730/99]