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Wills ~ LONG surname
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Will of Robert Long 1645, Potterne, Wilts
Will of Robert Long 1645, Potterne, Wilts
Last Will and Testament of 1645 and proved 8 August 1645 [day date could be 18?]
Signed Sealed and Published in presence (witnesses) of ?
 
I Robert Long of Potterne in the County of Wilts …..
Beneficiaries: Susan (dau), Richard (only brother)
Executrix: Mr Robert Hyde [?] and Mr Thomas [Sadler?]< Estate: ground called Woodleaze
Source: WSHC Chippenham, document reference P1/L/116
[The Will is damaged and some of the inscription missing- therefore incomplete details]

Will of Roger Long 1673, Potterne, Wilts
Last Will and Testament of 28 April 1671, proved 15 May 1673
Signed Sealed and Published on 14 December 1671 in presence (witnesses) of Richard Bowman, George Gouldsbrough and Hope Wise
 
I Roger Long of Potterne County of Wilts Yeoman …..
Beneficiaries: Church of Potterne, Poor of Worton, Poor of Marston, Poor of Potterne, Stephen Gaysford (son-in-law) and his wife Elizabeth, William Trimnell’s children when they reach 21 years of age, George Golsbro’s children when they reach 21 years of age, Wife [not named], Elizabeth Gaysford (grandchild), Mr John Kittill and Elizabeth Long, “Mary and her 6 children then to her oldest brother” [I do not follow the context of this ?], Alice Golsborough (sister), William (brother), sister [not named], Thomas (brother)
Executors: Elizabeth Gaysford (grandchild)
Estate: Backside [field ?], Apple [field ?] bought off Christopher Meriwether of Marston
Source: National Archives, document reference PROB 11/342
Extracted from the Registry of the Prerogative Court of Cantebury

Will of Sarah Long 1666, Worton, Wilts
Last Will and Testament of 4 May 1663 and probate 17 August 1666
Signed Sealed and Published in presence (witnesses) of William Saintsbury and Thomas Wilkens
 
I Sarah Long of Worton in the Parish of Potterne, in the County of Wilts Widow …..
Beneficiaries: Roger (son), Thomas (son), Eleanor Thymnell (dau), Alice Gouldsbrough (dau), Sarah Hulbert (dau), poor of Worton, Parish Church of Potterne
Sole Executor: William (son)
Inventory: undertaken by Christopher Biggs, John Hudden Jnr and John May and dated 14 August 1666. Appraised at £56 6s 6d
Source: WSHC Chippenham, document reference P1/L/157
Long / Pope combined tree showing likely family relationship

Will of Thomas Long 1570, Potterne, Wilts
Last Will and Testament of 20 December 1567 and proved London 30 May 1570
Signed Sealed and Published in presence (witnesses) of John Bowe Clarke,Phillip Smyth, Richard Rooke and John Longe
 
I Thomas Longe of the Parish of Potterne, in the County of Wilts Husbandman …..
Beneficiaries: Lady Church of Potterne, John (son), John (son of William), Ambrose (son of William), Elizabeth (dau of William), Henry Barret, Sibell Barret, William Barret, Alice Barret, Dorithie Barret, William (son of Robert Barret), Bridget Barret, Robert (son of Robert Barret), Maude (wife), Elizabeth Benfelde, Elenor Dauntsey, Johan Binley, John (son of John), John Davie, Thomas Bustone, John Goodynough, Agnes Smyth, John Merewether, William (son)
Sole Executors: William (son)
Overseers: William Barret and John Merewether
Others mentioned: Henry Wilson, John Flower of Chitterne
Source: National Archives (A2A), document reference PROB 11/232
Extracted from the Registry of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury

Will of Thomas Long 1671, Devizes, Wilts
Last Will and Testament of 22 July 1664 and probate 11 Oct 1671
Signed Sealed and Published in presence (witnesses) of Still Naish, Thomas Pierce, Jo. Tidcombe, Tho. Long
 
I Thomas Long of Devizes, in the County of Wilts Gent …..
Beneficiaries: Margery (wife), Thomas (eldest son), John (son), Richard (son), Henry (son), William (son), Ann (dau), Margery (dau), Sarah (dau), Mary (dau), Elizabeth (dau), Lucy (dau), Michaell (son)
– when children reached 21 years, poor of Devizes St John, poor of Devizes St Mary
Full & whole Executor: Margery (wife)
Estate mentioned in Will: Close of meadow or pasture called Little Wallen in Potterne and lately purchased ground in St John in Devizes, appurtenances tenerments and land in Marston
Source: National Archives (A2A), document reference PROB 11/337
Extracted from the Registry of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury

Administration Bond of Thomas Long 1686, Potterne, Wilts
Administration Bond dated November 1686
 
Present at signing Mary Long, Edward Long, and Richard Payn
Estate mentioned in Inventory the grounds at Larbrough, grounds at Gastons, ground at Bourhens, Bristo grounds
Inventory: “who deceased 13 Nov 1686”. Appraised by Edward Long, Phillip Smith and Robert Poope. Valued at £736 4s 9d.
Source: WSHC Chippenham, document reference P1/L/207

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

Will of William Long 1666, Potterne, Wilts
Last Will and Testament of 5 January 1665, probate at Devizes May 1666
Signed Sealed and Published in presence (witnesses) of John Hame, Ann Hame
 
I William Long Yeoman of Potterne, in the County of Wiltshire …..
Beneficiaries: Mary (wife), Sara (dau), Mary (dau, when she reaches 24 years of age), Edward (son, when he reaches 21 years of age), Shusan Wheler (dau), Hester Paine (dau), William (son), Thomas (son)
Joint Executors: William (son), Thomas (son)
Inventory: appraised by William Lye, Phillip Smith and dated 1665. Valued at £511 16s 8d
Note: part of the will and inventory are water damaged
Source: WSHC Chippenham, document reference P1/L/155

Will of William Long 1707, Potterne, Wilts
Last Will and Testament of 25 Oct 1706, proved 6 Jan 1707
Signed Sealed and Published in presence (witnesses) of An Poop, Nicholas Lester and Fran Sadler
 
I William Long Gentleman of Potterne …..
Beneficiaries: William (son, when he reaches 21 yrs), Robert Hulbert of Devizes, Malster (nephew), James Hulbert wife (nephew), Sarah wife of William Hulbert, Lucy wife of Thomas Stevens, John Pope (cousin), George Pope (Kinsman), Thomas Pope (Kinsman), John Merewether of Devizes, Batchelor in Physics, Bathsheba Drew (daughter in law), Elizabeth Drew (daughter in law), John Trimnell (kinsman), Elizabeth Trimnell (kinswoman), Thomas Trimnell (son of Thomas), daughters of Philip Trimnell, Alice Gouldsborough (sister), Sarah wife of William Lewis, Martha Hudden (goddau), John George of Devizes (when he reaches 21 yrs)
Joint Executors: John Merewether and John Norton, Gent of Devizes, Jeffery Merewether of Hilperton
Estate mentioned in Will: Lands in Bulkington in the Parish of Keevil
Source: National Archives (A2A), document reference PROB 11/492
Extracted from the Registry of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury

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