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Wills ~ PURTON surname



Will of Charles Purton 1700, Bishopstone, Wilts


Last Will and Testament of 17 March 1698 (who deceased 12 September 1700), probate 9 November 1700

Signed Sealed and Published in presence (witnesses) of John Kent, Charles Keepe and Robert S?or


I Charles Purton of Bishopstone, County of Wilts Husbandman.....

Beneficiaries: Charles (son), Richard Presey (kinsman), Anna (dau, wife of William Wilson)

Executor: William Wilson (son in law)

Inventory: Appraised by John Kent and John Spainswick, valued at £41 6s 0d
Which includes a Copyhold estate and dwelling house

Source: WSHC Chippenham, document reference P6/73


Will of Charles Purton 1794, Bishopstone, Wilts


Last Will and Testament of 26 January 1792 (deceased died 12 October 1793) and proved 8 July 1794

Signed Sealed and Published in presence (witnesses) of Harry Woodward senr, Jean Woodward and Harry Woodward junr


I Charles Purton of Bishopstone, County of Wilts Yeoman.....

Beneficiaries: Jane Cheer (dau), Mary Pope (dau), Jane Elizabeth and Charles children of Mary Pope, Elizabeth (dau), John (son), Thomas (son)

Executors: John and Thomas(sons)

Sworn effects: At Highworth on 8 July 1794, under £2000

Source: WSHC Chippenham, document reference P5/1794/22


Will of John Purton 1810, Bishopstone, Wilts


Last Will and Testament of 14 June 1796

Signed Sealed and Published in presence (witnesses) of John Kent Tarrant and Christopher Povey


I John Purton of Bishopstone, County of Wilts Yeoman.....

Beneficiaries: Thomas (brother)

Sole Executor: Thomas (brother)

Sworn effects: On 1 January 1810, under £800

Source: WSHC Chippenham, document reference P6/144



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