Catalogue description Copy will of Gabriel More of Grantham

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Details of DD/VC/55/1
Reference: DD/VC/55/1
Title: Copy will of Gabriel More of Grantham

Will: 16 Oct 1697


Probate: 6 June 1699


£2000 to French refugees.


£200 to Grantham for the Poor Man's Box.


To niece Plum, houses in Grantham, closes in Burroughby lane; & also farm in occ. of Luke Brasier at Barton (Beds), for life, then to children; if no issue to be sold for charitable uses.


To cousin Coleby, Rector of Medlu (Yorks), £300, & closes called Brethren Hills in Burroughby (Lincs), for life; then to be sold for charitable uses.


To heir of late cousin Alex. Coleby of Bowbridge Hall (Yorks), £100.


Forgiveness of mortgage to widow of cousin Simon Thornton of Nudhall (Yorks).


To cousin Francis Jephson of Elton (Notts), £200.


To Mrs. Ludun, d. of Mr. Ashton of Grantham, £100.


To laundress, Mrs. Hughes of London, £50.


Granado Piggott of Bassenburg (Cambs), Esq, & Robert Fisher of Grantham, Esq, & Dr. Davis, rector of Heydon (Sussex), executors, with £100 each & library.


Estate at Elton, & farm at Fleet (Lincs) in occ. of Thos. Coney, & all personal estate to be sold to pay legacies etc, any surplus to charitable uses.


Niece Plum to have furniture of Grantham house.



Date: 1699
Held by: Nottinghamshire Archives, not available at The National Archives
Language: English

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