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Wills ~ GOULDISBOROUGH surname



Will of George Gouldisborough 1687, Bradford, Wilts


Last Will and Testament of 17 August 1686 and proved 26 April 1687

Signed Sealed and Published in presence (witnesses) of Isau Shrapnell, Thomas Markes and Morn Kone


I George Gouldisborough of Slad in the Parish of Bradford in the County of Wilts Gentleman .....

Beneficiaries: Alice (wife), Robert Pope (son-in-law), Ann (dau, wife of Robert Pope), Amey (dau), Love (dau)

Joint Executor: Amey (dau) and Love (dau)

Overseer: Mr Robert Foot (friend and neighbour)

Estate mentioned in Will: Slad Farm

Source: National Archives (A2A), document reference PROB 11/387
Extracted from the Registry of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury


Will of Alice Gouldisborough 1710, Bradford, Wilts


Last Will and Testament of 20 February 1696 and probate 17 April 1710

Signed Sealed and Published in presence (witnesses) of John Whatley, John Painter and Thomas Bayle


I Alice Gouldisborough of Slade Farm in the Parish of Bradford in the County of Wilts Widow .....

Beneficiaries: Love Stevens (dau), Anne Pope (dau), John Hubert (grandson, at age of 21 years), Amy Hulbert (dau, mother of John and George), George Hulbert (grandson, at age of 21 years),

Others Mentioned: James Hulbert (husband of Amy)

Sole Executor: Amy (dau)

Source: WSHC Chippenham, document reference P2/G/633


Will of Bridget Gouldisborough 1726, Shrewton, Wilts


Last Will and Testament of 8 May 1719 and proved 4 Sep 1726

Signed Sealed and Published in presence (witnesses) of Nathaniel Coster, Thomas Rolfe and Catherine Gouldisborough


I Bridget Gouldisborough of Shrewton in the County of Wilts Widow .....

Beneficiaries: Robert Gouldisborough (Kinsman of Shrewton)

Sole Executor: Robert Gouldisborough

Source: WSHC Chippenham, document reference P2/G/738


Will of Robert Gouldisborough 1739, Shrewton, Wilts


Last Will and Testament of 31 July 1735 and proved at Market Lavington 25 Oct 1739

Signed Sealed and Published in presence (witnesses) of William White, Catherine Powell and ? Powell


I Robert Gouldsborough of Shrewton in the County of Wilts Gentleman .....

Beneficiaries: Elizabeth (dau by his first wife), Catherine (dau by his first wife), Bridgett (dau by present wife Elizabeth), Mary (dau by present wife Elizabeth), Elizabeth (wife)

Estate Mentioned: Tenement and three quarters of a yardland with the appurtenances in Shrewton, late belonging to Robert Long Senr deceased

Sole Executor: Elizabeth (wife)

Source: WSHC Chippenham, document reference P2/G/813



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