Wills ~ COWCHE surname
|Will of John Cowche 1599 (or Johannis Cowche), Worton, Wilts|
Last Will and Testament of 21 Jan 1598/99, proved 13 Feb 1598/99 at London
Signed Sealed and Published in presence (witnesses) of Francis Flower, Willyam Cowche and John Allen
I John Cowche,of Worton, within the Parish of Potterne, County of Wilts Yeoman …..
Beneficiaries: Cathedral Church of Sarum, Parish Church of Potterne, Poor of Potterne Parish, Christian Flower (dau of Thomas Flower of Imber, Thomas Flower (godson), Thomas Flower of Imber, Richard Cowche (brother), Walter West (uncle of Imber), John Hayter (bro-law), Jone (wife)
Others mentioned: Thomas Flower of Chitton, gent, John Slade of Bromeham, Willm Cowche (brother), Aldam Stabbin of Immer, John Still
Estate mentioned: Tenement called Gregories Scytnat[?], Worton, etc.
Sole Executrix : Jone (wife)
Overseers: John Hayter (bro-law), John Flower of Morton, gent (kinsman)
Note: To be buried in the Church or Churchyard of Potterne
Source: National Archives, document reference PROB 11/93/136
Extracted from the Registry of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury