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Wills ~ HUNT surname



Will of William Hunt 1627, Marston, Wilts


Last Will and Testament of 28 November 1627

Signed Sealed and Published in presence (witnesses) of Jeffery Fishlock and John Greene


I William Hunt of Marston in the Parish of Potterne, County of Wilts .....

Beneficiaries: William (son), Elizabeth (dau), Thomas (brother), Edith (wife), Tinembe (son)

Sole Executor: Edith (wife)

Inventory: Dated 4 December 1627, value £28 3s 10d. Appraised by Robert Browne, Richard Rumsy, John Gorge and Edward May

Source: WSHC Chippenham, document reference P1/H/174


Will of Edith Hunt 1629, Marston, Wilts


Last Will and Testament of 1629 and probate 24 July 1630

I Edna Hunt widow of Marston in the Parish of Potterne, County of Wilts .....

Beneficiaries: Elizabeth (dau), Steven (son), William (son)

Executor: William (son)

Inventory: Dated 25 Nov 1629, value £17 0s 8d
Undertaken by Robert Browne, John Pearce, Jeffery ?hly, Robert Salter and Solomon ?

Source: WSHC Chippenham, document reference P1/H/182


Will of William Hunt 1663, Marston, Wilts


Last Will and Testament of 24 April 1658, probate 2 June 1663 London

Signed Sealed and Published in presence (witnesses) of Richard Watton, Francis Freeth, John Watton.


I William Hunt of Marston in the Parish of Potterne, County of Wilts Yeoman .....

Beneficiaries: poor people of Potterne, poor people of Marston, Edith (wife), Jenevora (dau), William (son), John Hunt (son of brother Ambrose).
Joint Executors: Edith (wife) and William (son)

Overseers: Thomas Grubbe, William Lye, Ambrosre Hunt (brother)

Source: Source: National Archives (A2A), document reference PROB 11/311.
Extracted from the Registry of the Prerogative Court of London

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Will of William Hunt 1666, Marston, Wilts


Last Will and Testament of 5 Nov 1665, probate 25 May 1666 Devizes

Signed Sealed and Published in presence (witnesses) of Steven Taylor and William May


I William Hunt of Marston in the Parish of Potterne, County of Wilts Carpenter .....

Beneficiaries: Elizabeth Bimes (eldest dau), Mary Jordden (2nd dau), John (eldest son), Jone (dau), Ann (dau), missing (dau),
missing (dau or son), missing (dau), missing (dau or son), missing (grand?), missing (grand?), missing (?)
[Much of the will is damaged and unreadable]

Executor: missing

Overseers: Henry Luden and ?

Inventory: Dated 23 February 1666. Appraised by William May and John May both of Marston

Source: WSHC Chippenham, document reference P1/H/368

Will of Ambrose Hunt 1668, Potterne, Wilts


Last Will and Testament of 23 June 1664, probate 6 May 1668 Devizes

Signed Sealed and Published in presence (witnesses) of William Long of Potterne, ? Watton, Joan Watton


I Ambrose Hunt of Potterne, County of Wilts .....

Beneficiaries: Parish Church of Potterne, Rebecca Trymnell (grandchild), William Trymnell (grandchild), Ambrose Trymnell (grandchild), Thomas Ellington (grandchild), John Hunt (grandchild), William Hunt (grandchild), Anne Hunt (grandchild), Jenevera Trymnell (dau), Mary Ellington (dau), John Hunt (son), Anne (wife)

Sole Executor: Anne (wife)

Overseers: Robert Saintsbury of Lavington Ford and William Hunt of the Parish of Potterne

Inventory: Dated 27 April 1668, value £47 0s 0d. Appraised by William Moggeridge, Richard Mart and Robert Pope

Source: WSHC Chippenham, document reference P1/H/383


Administration Bond of Mary Hunt 1713, Potterne, Wilts


Died Intestate

Administration Bond dated 21 April 1713
Administration Witnesses G Frome, Robert Loggan and Henry Wood

Administrator: Giles Eden of Devizes, Drugget Maker (son in law)

Source: WSHC Chippenham, document reference P1/H/688



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