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Wills ~ WOODWARD surname



Will of William Woodward 1782, Little Hinton, Wilts


Last Will and Testament of 26 May 1780 and proved at Sarum 28 October 1782

Signed Sealed and Published in presence (witnesses) of Henry Edwards, Jane Simmons and John Wells


I William Woodward of Little Hinton, County of Wilts Yeoman .....

Beneficiaries: Elizabeth Swinbourn (dau), Elizabeth (wife), John (son), Mary (dau and wife of John Warner), Martha Hilliard (dau and widow), Ann (dau and wife of Thomas Edwards), Letitia (dau and wife of John Cox)

Joint Executors: Elizabeth (wife) and John (son)

Commision of Oath: At Bishopstone on 7 Oct 1782, personal estate amounts to £220, under £300

Source: WSHC Chippenham, document reference P3/W/1029


Will of John Woodward 1795, Little Hinton, Wilts


Last Will and Testament of 4 May 1795, Codcil of 4 May 1795, proved 13 Jun 1795

Signed Sealed and Published in presence (witnesses) of Eliz Bailey, Ann Jacob, Nathn Atherton

Codicil Sealed and Published in presence (witnesses) of Eliz Bailey, Ann Jacob, Nathn Atherton


I John Woodward of Little Hinton in the County of WiltsYeoman .....

Beneficiaries: Elizabeth (mother), Martha (wife), Elizabeth (sister, wife of John Cox), Elizabeth (niece), John Hillier (Nephew)

Others mentioned: Edward Johnston (yeoman of West Hinton)

Executors: Elizabeth (mother), Martha (wife)

Source: National Archives (A2A), document reference PROB 11/1262
Extracted from the Registry of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury



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