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Will of William Longe 1567, Potterne, Wilts


Last Will and Testament of 29 December 1539 [?], probate at Prerogative Court, London 1567

Signed Sealed and Published in presence (witnesses) of John Longe, John W?rde, John Dorchester, Thomas Barton and Arnolde Flaunde Clerk and Curate

I William Longe Yeoman of Parish of Potterne, in the County of Wiltshire .....

Beneficiaries: Mother Church at Salisbury [?], Parish Church of Potterne, Poor people Parish of Potterne, Thomas (son), Marie (dau), Elizabeth the elder (dau), Elizabeth the younger (dau) and Elenor (dau) when they reach age of 18 years at the dicretion of the Overseers, Margaret(wife), Jone (dau), Child (not yet born), John (son)

Whole Executor: Margaret (wife)

Overseers: John Longe (brother) and Robert Handcock

Land mentioned: Lands and Mill at Paringborne [?]

Note: Body to be buried in Churchyard of Potterne

Source: Source: National Archives (A2A), document reference PROB 11/49
Extracted from the Registry of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury


Will of William Longe 1591, Potterne, Wilts


Last Will and Testament of 1591, probate 11 Feb 1591/92

Signed Sealed and Published in presence (witnesses) of John Bowe, John Longe, William Bristowe, William Longe, Joh Longe the younger

I John Longe of Potterne, in the County of Wiltshire, Yeoman .....

Beneficiaries:Cathedral church of Sarum, Parish Church of Potterne, Poor mens Box
sons: Ambrose, Richard, William, John; daughters: Anne, Barbara
Anne (wife), John Longe (brother), William Longe (brother)
Sole Executor: Anne Longe (wife)

Overseers: John and William Longe (brothers)

Land mentioned:meadoe grounds called fflages in Potterne

Source: Source: National Archives (A2A), document reference PROB 11/79
Extracted from the Registry of the Prerogative Court of London

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Will of John Longe 1596, Marston, Wilts


Last Will and Testament of 1596, probate 9 April 1597

Signed Sealed and Published in presence (witnesses) of Vincent Hobbes, Nicholas Archarde, William Hobbes, William Noyes, John Baylye, John Longe, Christopfer Longe, Thomas Longe.

I John Longe of Marston, Parish of Potterne, in the County of Wiltshire .....

Beneficiaries:sons: Christofer, Thomas, William, Edward, John, Richard; daughters: Elizabeth, Mary Noyse, Joan Hobbes
Anne (wife), William Noyse (son of Mary), Anne Hobbes (daughter of Joan), John Stone (servant), Poor of Potterne
Sole & equal Executors: Anne Longe (wife) and Thomas Longe (son)

Overseers: Mr Richard Burlye, John Longe (son), Mr Edward Longe, Thomas Grube, Edmonde Hobbes, Nicholas Archarde

other names mentioned : Sir William Brouncker, Mr Ornes, Mr Lambarte
Land mentioned:Potterne Wood

Source: Source: National Archives (A2A), document reference PROB 11/89
Extracted from the Registry of the Prerogative Court of London


Will of John Longe 1627, Potterne, Wilts


Last Will and Testament of 8 December 1627, probate 7 Feb 1628

Signed Sealed and Published in presence (witnesses) of John Hitchcocke, Henry White, John Harvest, Phillip Wheeler, William White, John Longe,

I John Longe of Parish of Potterne, in the County of Wiltshire Yeoman .....

Beneficiaries: Cathedral church of Sarum, Parish church of Potterne, Poor of Potterne, Mary (dau), Elizabeth (dau), Susanna (dau), John (son), Mary & Elizabeth Newman (dau's of James Newman late of Potterne deceased), Sara Harvest (dau of John Harvest of Potterne), Margery (wife),

Executors: John (son), John Histhcocke (of Potterne, Gent), Phillip Wheeler (of Potterne, Yeoman), John Harvest (brother in law)

Other: Body to be buried in a Christian burial. John (son),

Land mentioned: Messauge in Potterne with appurtenances.

Source: Source: National Archives (A2A), document reference PROB 11/151
Extracted from the Registry of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury



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