Administration of Elizabeth Lee, singlewoman, 1821

Herts RO 275AW10

Archdeaconry of Saint Alban

The twenty fifth day of May one thousand eight hundred and twenty one

On which day appeared personally Sukey Ann Lee of the parish of Middle Claydon in the County of Buckingham singlewoman, and alleged and made oath that she is the niece and only next of kin of Elizabeth Lee late of Winslow in the said County of Buckingham and within the said Archdeaconry, singlewoman deceased And that the said Elizabeth Lee died intestate on or about the second day of February one thousand eight hundred and twenty one therefore the said Sukey Ann Lee prayed that administration of all and singular the goods chattels and credits of the said Elizabeth Lee might be granted to her under such security as the law in that case requires  And further alleged that such goods chattels and credits did not amount to the sum of Four hundred and fifty pounds to the best of her knowledge and belief.

Sworn before me, James Preedy

The mark X of Sukey Ann Lee

Let Administration pass as prayed.
[signed] James Preedy


Elizabeth Lee (1760-1821) seems to have been baptised and buried at Quainton. Presumably she was in Winslow for work, and she ws perhaps the housekeeper Elizabeth Lea named in the will of Edmund Cox made in 1815. Her niece was baptised at Quainton in 1799.

Copyright 13 June, 2020