Administration of the estate of Mary Egerton, 1709

Herts RO 146AW29

[summarised from English and Latin]

Phillip Egerton of Winslow, mercer, and John Egerton of Buckingham, gentleman, were bound to the Archdeacon of St Albans for £100, 11 Oct 1709.

Phillip Egerton, husband and administrator of the goods of Mary Egerton late of Winslow is to present the inventory by 31 Jan and the accounts by 31 Aug 1710.

Signed in the presence of
Edm: Browne Reg(istra)r

Philip: Egerton
J Egerton


Mary Egerton was buried at Little Horwood in 1708, where she was baptised in 1684. She was the daughter of Anthony Godwin (d.1706), and married Philip Egerton at Winslow on 25 Sep 1707. He was baptised at Adstock in 1683, son of the rector. He bought the shop next to The Angel in 1706. He brought a Chancery case against his mother-in-law about Mary's share of her father's estate, and another case was brought against him and others by his sister-in-law Elizabeth Godwin. He disappears from Winslow records after 1711.

Copyright 24 October, 2023