Will of Thomas Gubbin, wheelwright, 1696 (proved 1701)

Herts RO 18AW12

In the Name of God Amen I Thomas Gubbin of Winslow in
the County of Bucks. Wheelwright being weakly of Body but of sound and perfect mind
and memory Praise be therefore given to Almighty God do make and ordain this my
present Last Will and Testament in manner and form following That is to say First
and princippally I commend my Soul into the hands of Almighty God and my Body I
commit to the earth to be decently buried at the Discretion of My Executrix herein after
named and as touching the Disposition of all such Temporal Estate as it hath pleased
Almighty God to bestow upon me I give and dispose thereof as followeth Imprimis
I will that my Debts and Funeral Charges shall be all paid and discharged Item I
give and bequeath unto my Daughter Annis Gubbins Twenty shillings of lawful money of
England to be paid to the said Annis or her assignes within six moneths after my Decease also                                     
I give unto the said Annis \my brass Pan and/ all my Pewter and all my Linnen that is marked with the
Letters A.G. to be delivered her or her assignes within one week after my Decease
Item I give and bequeath unto my Daughter Frances Ginger Twenty shillings of lawful
money of England to be paid to the said Frances or her assignes within six moneths after
 My Decease also I give unto the said Frances all my Pewter and all my Linnen that is
marked with Letters F.G. to be delivered to the said Frances  or her assignes within
one week after my Decease All the rest and residue of my Personal Estate Goods and
Chattels whatsoever I give unto my Daughter Elizabeth Gubbin full and sole Executrix of this
my Last Will and Testament And I do hereby revoke dissannul and make void all former
Wills and Testaments by me heretofore made In witness whereof I the said Thomas
Gubbin to this my Last Will and Testament have set my hand and Seal this seventh
day of November in the eighth year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord William
the third by the grace of God of England Scotland France and Ireland Defender
of the Faith &c Annoque Domini 1696

The mark of the s(ai)d
Thomas Gubbin

Signed sealed published and declared and;
the six peny Stamp plainly appearing;
and the words (my brass Pan and) being first interlined
in the presence of
Charles King Junior
Sig(num)  Gulielmi Tattam
Tho. Wainrright

[verso] Thomas Gubbin his Last Will and Testament made 7 Novr 1696

[Latin] July 15 1701 Elizabeth Sanders formerly Gubbins executrix of this will & annexed inventory was sworn before me. John Croft, surrogate of the court.


Inventory of Thomas Gubbin, 1701

Herts RO A25/4521

An Inventory of all and singular the Goods and
Chattels Rights and Credits of Thomas Gubbin
late of Winslow in the County of Bucks
Wheelwright Dec(ease)d taken and apprised by
Thomas Wright William Shelton senior
and William Gyles the Elder the thirtieth
Day of June Anno Domini 1701

 

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Imprimis his Wearing Apparrel and money in Pocket
3
0
0
Item one bedstead and the bedding belonging to it
2
10
0
Item Pewter and brass
1
0
0
Item a Table and three Stools and other Lumber
0
6
8
Item money due upon Bond
40
0
0
 
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In toto
46
16
8

Apprised by us Will(ia)m Gyles se(nior)
Thomas Wright
William Shelton


Notes

The daughters mentioned in the will were:

Thomas' wife Frances was buried at Winslow on 18 Sep 1684. In 1686 he had a wife called Martha, and they were both Baptists. Thomas' burial is not recorded in the parish register but perhaps he was buried at Keach's Chapel.

Copyright 27 May, 2015