PCC Wills and Administrations, 1403-1700

 

Wills proved at the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, kindly transcribed by John Druce, Sarah Lowther and Michael Sprackling from the Frome Society for Local Study slip index. The references can be used to find wills in PROB11 and Admons in PROB6.

 

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Surname

Forename

Title

Description

Date

Place

W/A

Reference

Notes

A COURT

James

 

Gent.

1693

Rodden [?]

W

1 Coker

Sentence: 173 Coker

A COURT

John

 

Gent.

1692

Rodden [?]

W

97 Fane

 

A COURT

Susanna

 

Widow

1684

Frome

W

86 Hare

Renounced and a new grant Jun 1685, 67 Caun

A COURTE als COURTE

John

 

 

1591

Rodden [?]

A

f.166

 

A COURTE

Thomas

 

also of St. Clement Danes, Middx

1635

Frome Swd

W

20 Pile

Pr. 22 Feb 1635/6 by Edward POWELL Snr and Bartholomew ELLIOTT

A COURTE

William

 

Gent.

1657

Frome

W

40 Ruthen

 

A'COURT

Susanna

 

Widow

1654

Frome Swd

W

228 Aylett

Pr. 6 Feb 1654/5 by son William A'COURT

A'COURT

Thomas

 

Yeoman

1654

Frome Swd

AwW

229 Aylett

6 Feb 1654/5 to son William, exor of relict Susan

ADAMS

Allexander

 

Yeoman

1606

Witham Friary

W

49 Stafford

 

ADAMS

Henry

 Snr

Clothier

1687

Frome Swd

W

57 Foot

 

ADAMS

Jane

 

William of Hotchburie [Tisbury], Wilts and Jane, his wife

1616

Dilton, Wilts

A

p.98

Adm. to their son Thomas ADAMS in forma pauperis; see William ADAMS

ADAMS

John

Jnr

Husbandman

1616

Berkley

W

95 Cope

 

ADAMS

John

 

 

1650

Keyford

A

f.66

 

ADAMS

William

 

of Hotchburie [Tisbury], Wilts and Jane, his wife

1616

Dilton, Wilts

A

p.98

Adm. to their son Thomas ADAMS in forma pauperis; see Jane ADAMS

ADDAMS

John

 

 

1596

Corsley, Wilts

W

42 Drake

 

ADDAMS

Thomas

 

 

1603

Standerwick, psh of Berkley

A

p.150

Adm. to Walter COOMBE, creditor, the relict Elizabeth ADDAMS renouncing

ALLEINE

Frances

 

Widow

1687

Frome Swd

W

21 Foot

 

ALLEN als CORNISH

Andrew

 

Woollen Draper

1627

Mells

W

58 Skynner

 

ALLEN

Thomas

 

Yeoman

1661

Frome Swd

W

104 May

 

ALLEN

William

 

 

1638

Leigh/M

W

157 Lee

Pr. 10 Nov by relict Mary

ANDREWS

Nickolis

 

Yeoman

1675

Frome Swd

W

121 Dycer

 

ANTRAM

Richard

 

Clothier

1597

Frome Swd

W

22 Lewyn

 

ARNAM

Francis

Snr

Clothier

1673

Frome Swd

W

118 Pye

 

ARNAM

Robert

 

Yeoman

1682

Frome- Swd

W

126 Cottle

 

ASH

Richard

 

 

1656

Whatley

W

222 Berkeley

 

ASH

Thomas

 

 

1641

Woolverton

W

31 Cambell

Pr. 12 Feb 1641/2 by relict Joyce

ASHMAN

William

 

Gent.

1574

Rowde, [Wilts]

W

19 Marty

 

ASSHELOCK

John

 

Clerk, Rector of Beckington

1578

Beckington

S

27 Langley

Adm. 13 Jun to Mary BENNETT, Alice MORREN, Joanna SMITH and Thomas DEW, nph and nces, and Thomas ASSHELOCK, cs/o deceased. By Sentence

AULEY (?ANLEY)

Edward

 

 

1588

Frome Swd

A

f.56

 

AVERY

Benjamin

 

Gent.

1676

Frome Swd

W

99 Bence

 

AVERY

Jacob

 

Gent.

1645

Mells

W

14 Twisse

Pr. 16 Feb 1645/6 by sons Samuel and Benjamin

AYERS

Thomas

 

 

1638

Frome Swd

AwW

54 Harvey

20 Mar 1638/9 to relict Mary [No exor named]. A witness appears to sign Richard EYERS

BAAL

Thomas

 

Yeoman

1681

Frome

W

104 North

 

BABOR

Richard

 

 

1597

Wanstrow

A

p.227

Adm. to relict Elizabeth BABOR

BAELE

William

 

of Lockesmore in psh of Tellisford

1652

Rode

W

198 Bowyer

Pr. 4 Jul by son Simon. To be buried in the churchyard of Rode

BAGOTT

George

 

Gent

1632

Witham Friary

W

61 Audley

Pr. 19 May by bro. Richard

BAILY

Anthony

 

 

1651

Frome Swd

AwW

61 Grey

7 Apr to relict Thomazine (No exor named)

BALFRONT

Roberte

 

Clerk

1544

Upton Scudamore, Wilts

W

20 Pynnyng

 

BALLYE

Thomas

 

 

1606

Frome Swd

A

p.31

Adm. to bro. John CORSLEY

BANISTER

Hughe

 

Gent.

1601

Leigh/M

W

33 Woodhall

 

BARBAR

John

 

Probably of  'Marston St Mary’

1512

Marston Bigot [?]

W

9 Fetiplace

 

BARTLET

John

 

Snr; Husbandman, of Broad Grove, Closord, Soms

1654

Cloford [?]

4 W

491 Alchin

Dated 16 Dec 1653, Pr. 12 Jun 1654 by son John

BARTON

Thomas

 

Clothier

1689

Beckington

W

48 Ent

 

BASINGER

Edward

 

of Clifford, Soms

1490

Cloford [?]

W

34 Milles

Not proved

BATCHELLOR

Bridget

 

Widow

1641

Lullington

W

60 Evelyn

Pr. 12 May by William SHORT

BAYLEY

John

 

 

1652

Whatley

W

109 Bowyer

Pr. 28 May by relict Jane

BAYLIE

John

 

Husbandman parish of Westbury under the Playne, Wilts

1610

Dilton, Wilts

W

33 Wingfield

 

BAYLIE

Zachary

 

 

1641

Frome Swd

W

10 Cambell

Pr. 10 Feb 1641/2 by son Edmund

BAYLY

Edmund

 

 

1653

Southwick, Wilts

A

II. f.590

1653/4

BEARD

Richard

 

 

1657

Nunney

W

403 Ruthen

 

BENDALL

Monica

 

Yeoman

1666

Whatley

W

130 Mico

 

BERINGTON

Walter

 

Gent.

1600

Frome Swd

W

67 Wllop

 

BICKNELL

Elizabeth

 

Spinster of Keyford

1667

Frome

W

57 Carr

 

BIGGES

John

 

of Westburie, Beckington, Soms

1585

Beckington

W

20 Brudenell

 

BILLOWS

John

 

Clothier

1683

Frome Swd

W

32 Drax

 

BISSE

Gilbert *

 

Yeoman 

1675

Frome Swd

W

121 Dycer

*Robert in Probate Act

BISSE

John

 

 

1576

Marston Bigot

A

 

Adm. 30 Jun to bro. Roger BISSE

BISSE

John

 

Gent

1600

Corsley, Wilts

W

22 Woodhall

 

BISSE

John

Snr

Yeoman

1654

Frome Swd

W

491 Alchin

Dated 23 Dec 1652, Pr. 5 Jun 1654 by son Samuel

BLACKBORNE

John

 

Clothier

1695

Frome

W

126 Irby

 

BLACKBORNE

Thomas

Snr

Gent.

1653

Mells [?]

W

384 Alchin

Dated 17 Dec 1653, Pr. 18 Feb 1653/4 by relict Joan. Refers to lands in Polsham, psh of Wells St Cuthbert

BLAGDEN

Edward

 

Gent.

1676

Frome Swd

W

118 Bence

 

BLEARE

??

 

Widow

1663

Witham Friary

W

57 Juxon

 

BODELEY

Henry

 

Cloathier

1696

Beckington

W

108 Bond

Sentence: 173 Bond

BODELEY

John

 

Clothier

1680

Beckington

W

74 Bath

 

BORNE

John

 

Snr

1544

Beckington

W

7 Pynnyng

 

BOURNE

Edward

 

 

1649

Berkley

W

168 Fairfax

Pr. 16 Nov by William HALL & Richard LUGGS

BOWE

William

 

 

1521

Mells

W

18 Maynwaryng

 

BREWR

Jonathan

 

Gent.

1693

Lullington

W

48 Coker

 

BRIAND

William

 

Fletcher of Rowde, Wilts

1621

Rowde, [?] Wilts

AwW

56 Dale

Adm. with Will 4 Jun to John (Just?) BRYANT, during minority of his dau. Susan BRIAND

BRICE

Christopher

 

Parson of Wverton

1622

Woolverton

W

86 Savile

Pr. 31 Oct by relict Elizabeth

BRIDGES

Edward

 

Gent.

1659

Leigh/M

W

135, 139 Pell

 

BRIDGES

Isaac

 

Gentleman

1670

Leigh/M

W

48 Penn

 

BRIDGES

Jane

 

Widow

1695

Leigh/M

W

67 Irby

 

BRIDGES

Thomas

 

Gent

1628

Leigh/M

W

45 Barrington

 

BROADRIB

Joseph

 

of Rudge

1645

Beckington

W

151 Rivers

Pr. 17 Dec by sis. Elizabeth, w/o William PHILLIPPS

BROADRIP

Mary

 

Widow of Southwicke

1667

North Bradley, Wilts

W

16 Carr

 

BROWE

Edward

 

Gentelman: dying in city of London

1568

Berkley

W

25 Babington

 

BRYANT

John

 

Husbandman, of Diston, Wstbury, Wilts

1655

Dilton, Wilts

AwW

No will registered

Probate in Act Book 1655, p.201 28 Jun to dau. Eleanor, now w/o Christopher WSE, relict Elizabeth having died

BULL

Clement

 

 

1660

Southwick, Wilts

A

f.135

 

BULL

Clement

 

Cardmaker

1693

Frome Swd

W

91 Coker

 

BULLOCK

Thomas

 

 

1600

Mells

W

26 Wllopp

Nuncupative will

BURFORD

Edward

 

Clothier

1698

Frome Swd

W

229 Lort

 

BURGES

Edith

 

Widow

1676

Rode

W

12 Bence

 John BURGES

BURGES

Thomas

 

also of Heytesbury, Wilts

1543

Leigh/M

W

25 Spert

 

BURLEY

William

 Esq.

of Odeham, Southants; Doverell, Langbridge, Hussey, Cosley, Wilts

1593

Corsley, Wilts

W

31 Nevell

 

BUSSINGTON

Joane

 

 

1656

Rode

W

174 Berkeley

Name given as BRASSINGTON in Calendar

BUTCHER

John

 

Clothier

1600

Mells

W

38 Wllopp

 

BYDSTON formerly LYE

Margaret

 

 

1465

Corsley, Wilts

W

8 Godyn

 

CABELL

Christopher

 

 

1641

Berkley

W

59 Evelyn

Pr. 13 May by bro. Roger

CABELL

Roger

 

 

1645

Standerwick, psh of Berkley

W

35 Twisse

Pr. 20 Mar 1645/6by relict Susan

CABLE

Christopher

 

Yeoman

1651

Wanstrow

A

f.15, f.1575d

 

CABLE

John

 

 

1408

Frome Braunch

W

17 Marche

 

CARD

Reynold

 

Husbandman of Marston Bigot

1658

Marston Bigot

W

138 Wotton

Nuncupative will dated 9 Apr 1657. Adm. 17 Apr 1658 to Anne WILKINS als CARD w/o Richard WILKINS, relict. No exor named. See also Thomas WATTS. Wife Anne, bro. Hugh CARD living at Wine Caulton [Wincanton?] Witnesses: Joane CHAMBERS (X), Mary RICHARDS (X).

CARPENTER

Edward

 

 

1659

Berkley

W

72 Pell

 

CARPENTER

John

 

Husbandman

1618

Chapmanslade, psh of Corsley, Wilts

W

65 Meade

 

CARPENTER

John

 

Yeoman

1628

Corsley, Wilts

W

5 Barrington

 

CARPENTER

John

 

Yeoman

1657

Corsley, Wilts

W

263 Ruthen

 

CARPENTER

William

 

 

1639

Chapmanslade, psh of Corsley, Wilts

W

184 Harvey

Pr. 18 Nov by Joan BUTTON

CARR

John

 

Yeoman

1678

Corsley, Wilts

W

62 Reeve

 

CARTER

John

 

 

1497

Laverton

W

6 Horne

 

CARTER

Mary

 

Relict of Wlliam CARTER

1676

Beckington

W

12 Bence

 

CARTER

Thomas

 

 

1675

Beckington

W

60 Dycer

 

CHAFY

Joan

 

Spinster

1605

Holwell [Cloford]

W

32 Hayes

 

CHAMBERLAYNE

Daniel

 

Husbandman

1668

Marston Bigot

W

123 Hene

 

CHAMPENEYS

Thomas

Snr

Squyer, also of St Kateryn beside the towre, London

1507

Frome Swd

W

31 Adeane

 

CHAMPNEIS

John

 Esq.

 

1614

Orchardleigh

W

11 Lawe

 

CHAMPNES

Harry

Esq.

 

1506

Frome Swd

W

17 Adeane

 

CHAMPNEY

Anthonye

 

also of Maltharne, Monmouth

1535

Frome Swd

W

29 Hogen

 

CHAMPNEYS

Anthony

 

 

1659

Lullington

A

f.322

 

CHAMPNEYS

Elizabeth

 

Relict of Henry CHAMPNEYS of Orchardley, esq. Also of Willington (“Wllmyngton”, Probate Act) and Priston, Somerset

1580

Frome Swd

W

32 Arundell

 

CHAMPNEYS

Henry

 Esq.

 

1570

Orchardleigh

W

9 Holney

see also CHAMPNEYS, Elizabeth 1580

CHAMPNEYS

Honor

 

Widow

1665

Orchardleigh

W

3 Hyde

 

CHAMPNEYS

Joane

 

 

1527

Frome Swd

W

25 Porch

 

CHAMPNEYS

John

Esq.

 

1647

Orchardleigh

AwW

92 Fines

11 May to relict Honor (son John appointed exor)

CHAMPNEYS

John

Snr; Esq.

 

1678

Orchardleigh

W

62 Reeve

 

CHANDLER

Mathew

 

Yeoman of Witborne

1654

Corsley, Wilts

W

423 Aylett

Pr. 18 Jan 1654/5 by relict Jane and son Mathew

CHAPMAN

William

 

 

1651

Frome Swd

A

f.35

 

CHAPMAN

William

 

Clothier

1698

Frome Swd

W

157 Lort

 

CHESLETT

Thomas

 

Clerk

1592

Frome

A

f.24

 

CHURCHEY als CHURCHELL

George

 

 

1601

Frome Swd

A

p.95

Adm. to Anne CHURCHEY als CHURCHELL

CLARE

John

 Snr

Currier

1692

Frome Swd

W

198 Fane

 

CLARKE

Richard

 

 

1681

[Rode]

W

66 North

 

CLARKE

William

 

Snr

1666

Witham Friary

W

56 Mico

 

CLARKE

William

 Snr

Gent.

1690

Witham Friary

W

66 Dyke

 

CLEMENTS

Thomas

 

Ropemaker

1654

Frome Swd

AwW

502 Alchin

Dated 12 Oct 1653, Pr. 13 Jun to Edward BAYLIE during minority of his dau Jane, gd/o deceased

CLENCHE

Alice

 

 

1506

Marston Bigot [?]

W

15 Adeane

 

CLEVELOD

John

 

 

1537

Beckington

W

13 Dyngeley

 

CLUN

Richard

 

 

1606

Frome Swd

A

p.45

Adm. to Matilda CLUN, relict

COCKETT

Arthur

 

Gent

1632

Witham Friary

W

47 Audley

Pr. 11 May by sis. Dorothy COCKETT with power reserved to sis Susan COCKETT

COCKEY

Rowland

 

of parish of St Edmund, Sarum

1588

Salisbury, Wilts]

A

f.54

 

COGESWLL

Robert

 

of Westbury, Dulton, Wilts

1581

Dilton, Wilts

W

28 Darcy

 

COGSWLL

George

 

Yeoman

1664

Frome Swd

W

13 Bruce

 

COLES

John

 

Gent. of Watcombe

1673

Frome Swd

W

43 Pye

 

COMPTON

John

 

 

1484

Beckington

W

9 Logge

 

COMPTON

John

 

 Snr

1505

Beckington

W

39 Holgrave

 

COOKE

Humfrey

 

 

1648

Frome Swd

AwW

100 Essex

30 Jun to relict Alice (No exor named)

COOKE

John

 

 

1624

Elm

A

f.153

Adm. 1624/5 to relict Mary COOKE before William PEARCE, Rector of Elme

COOKE

John

 

 

1658

Frome

A

f.186

 

COOKE

Mary

 

Widow

1655

Frome Swd

W

298 Aylett

Pr. 3 Jul by son William COOKE

COOKE

Matthew

 

Clothier

1677

Frome Swd

W

96 Hale

 

COOKE

Richard

 

 

1651

Elm

A

f.141

 

COOKE

Richard

 

Cardmaker

1675

Buckland D

W

12 Dycer

 

COOKE

Samuel

 

 

1676

Frome Swd

S

Sentence 77 Bence

 

COOKE

Stephen

 

 

1655

Whatley

A

f.2

 

COOLS

Walter

 

 

1597

Buckland D

W

61 Cobham

 

COOMBE

Robert

 

Turner

1652

Wanstrow

W

218 Bowyer

Pr. 5 Aug by relict Joan

COOMBE

William

 

 

1609

Frome Swd

A

p.177

Adm. to relict Joan COOMBE

COOPER

John

 

 Snr

1536

Beckington

W

34 Hogen

 

COPER

John

 

 

1498

Beckington

W

26 Horne

 

COPPER

John

 

Clothier

1651

Beckington

W

140 Grey

Pr. 3 Jul by Nicholas GEORGE, Esq., John HULBERD, William CRABB Snr, and William CRABB

CORSELEY

Robert

 

 

1575

Frome Swd

 

21 Daughtry

Grant annulled by Sentence. Diff. 20 May 1577

COTTINGTON

Edward

 

Gent.

1609

Leigh/M

WwS

56 Dorset

 

COTTINGTON

John

 

Gentleman

1598

Frome Swd

W

92 Lewyn

 

COTTINGTON

Margery

 

Widow

1588

Leigh/M

W

33 Leicester

 

COTTINGTON

Philip

 

 

1562

Leigh/M

W

11 Streat

see also Sentence, 23 Peter (1573)

COWER

William

 

 

1657

Frome Swd

A

f.108

 

COWRD

Nicholas

 

 

1659

Rodden

W

461 Pell

 

CRAAS

Matthew

 

 

1403

Frome Braunche

 

4 Marche

Probate - act only

CRAAS

Walter

 

 

1428

Frome Swd

W

10 Luffenam

 

CRABB

James

 

of Southwick

1691

North Bradley, Wilts

W

134 Vere

 

CRABB

John

 

Shoemaker

1617

Rode

W

64 Weldon

 

CRABB

Samuel

 

Clothier of Clifford

1681

Beckington

W

117 North

 

CRABB

Sibell

 

Widow

1659

Rode

W

5 27 Pell

 

CRABB

Symond

 

 

1639

Rode

W

152 Harvey

Pr. 12 Sep by relict Sibill

CRABB

William

Snr

Clothier of Surthcreeke [Southwick]

1677

North Bradley, Wilts

W

15 Hale

 

CRABB

William

 

of Southweeke [Southwick]

1682

North Bradley, Wilts

W

32 Cottle

 

CRABBE

Hughe

 

 

1587

Rode

W

15 Rutland

 

CREY

William

 

 

1652

Beckington

A

f.18

 

CREYE

Joseph

 

 

1635

Beckington

W

16 Pile

Pr. 25 Feb 1635/6 by relict Elizabeth

CROSLEY

Thomas

 

 

1499

Frome Swd

W

34 Horne

 

CURTICE or CURTIS

James

 

of Vodstoore [Vobster]

1620

Mells

W

38 Soame

Pr. 25 May 1620 by relict Elizabeth

CUTLET

John

 

Clerk

1608

Corsley, Wilts

W

79 Windebanck

 

DACKOMBE als COTTINGTON

Silvester

 

Of Leighe under Mendipp, Salford, Soms; late wife of Robert DACKCOMBE, gent., of Benwall, Salop

1595

Leigh/M

WwS

75 Scott

 

DANIELL

Thomas

 

 

1616

Marston Bigot

W

64 Cope

 

DAVIES

Ralph

 

 

1602

Witham Friary

A

p.111

Adm. to father John DAVIES

DAVIS

Reginald

 

Yeoman

1651

Witham Friary

W

19 Grey

Pr. 13 Feb 1650/1 by relict Elizabeth and son James

DAVISON

John

 

Cardmaker

1676

Frome Swd

W

121 Bence

 

DAYNTON

John

 

 

1657

Beckington

A

f.65

 

DEBNAM

Solomon

 

Clothier

1697

Frome Swd

W

72 Pyne

 

DELESPRONGE

Henry

 

Yeoman

1579

Berkley

A

 

Adm. granted 25 May to Thomas KENT as cs/o deceased during minorities of John & Elizabeth BARTLETT, nk/o deceased

DIKER

John

 

 

1504

Mells

W

8 Holgrave

 

DODDINGTON

John

 

 

1604

Marston Bigot

A

p.190

Adm. to Mary HIPSLEY als DODDINGTON the former relict and to her husband Richard HIPSLEY

DODYMEAD

Robert

 

Clothier

1627

Mells

W

30 Skynner

 

DOLING

William

 

Husbandman

1650

Woolverton

W

19 Grey

Pr. 18 Feb 1650/1 by son Wlliam

DOWNGE

Robert

 

Deceased at Clapton, Soms

1638

Cloford

AwW

104 Lee

25 Sep to gson Robert ALLAN of Wembdon, gent. [No exor named]

DRUCE

Mathew

Snr

Carryer

1675

Frome Swd

W

62 Dycer

 

DUE

William

 

Widower

1656

Frome Swd

A

f.264

 

DUNFORD *

John

 

Clothworker

1657

Laverton

W

533, 534 Ruthen

Name given as DURFORD in Calendar

DUNKERTON

Henry

 

 

1419

Frome

W

47 Marche

 

DUNNING

William

 

of Rudge

1630

Beckington

W

57 Scoope

Pr. 4 Jun by son Thomas

DUTTON

Henry

 

Rector of Mells

1693

Mells

W

78 Coker

 

EARBURY

Thomas

 

Mason

1663

Witham Friary

W

16 Juxon

 

EARELL

Richard

 

 

1657

Mells

W

227 Ruthen

 

EDGELL

George

 

Victualler

1658

Frome

W

261 Wotton

Dated 12 Sep 1656, Pr. 20 May 1658. Son Anthony, son Robert, chn Richard, Robert & George EDGELL & Mary READE & Jane COOMBES. Wfe Elizabeth executrix (X). Son in law Rich. COOMBES & John KENETT overseas [overseers?] Wtnesses: Rich. COOMBES, John CLARE

EDGILL

Nicholas

 

 

1577

Frome Swd

W

32 Daughtry

 

EGGERDON als AGGERDON

Richard

 

Gent.

1684

Whatley

W

15 Hare

 

EGGERDON

John

 

Gentleman

1668

Whatley

W

78 Hene

 

ELLIATT

Richard

 

 

1637

Rode

W

148 Goare

Pr. 10 Nov by relict Susan

ELLIOTE

John

 

 

1594

Witham Friary

W

30 Dixy

 

ELLIS

George

 

 

1631

Leigh/M

AwW

41 St John

23 Apr to John BRODNOB, gf/o dau. Gertrude ELLIS Jnr during minority of the latter

ERNLY

Richard

 

Gent.

1651

Dilton, Wilts

W

84 Grey

Pr. 16 May by sons Thomas and Richard

EVANS

William

Snr

Carpenter

1654

Berkley

W

229 Aylett

Pr. 17 Feb 1654/5 by relict Margery

EWNS

Richard

 

Gent., of Newe Hitchines

1615

Witham Friary

W

91 Rudd

 

EYLES

William

 

 

1625

Frome Swd

A

f.169

Adm. 3 Jun to relict Margery EYLES, before Robert HIBBERD, Clerk

EYRE

Christopher

 

Gentleman

1584

Upton Scudamore, Wilts

W

10 Wtson

 

FAREWLL

Alexander

 

 

1648

Laverton

W

93 Essex

Pr. 6 Jun by Mary FAREWLL (dau. of bro. George)

FARRE

Edward

 

 

1658

Frome Swd

A

f.103

 

FISHER

William

 

 

1611

Chapmanslade, psh of Corsley, Wilts

A

p.27

Adm. to relict Agnes FISHER

FITCHETT

Francis

 

Gent.

1651

Witham Friary

W

28 Bowyer

Pr. 28 Feb 1651/2 by relict Christian and son-in-law John STINT

FITZHUGHES

Nicholas

 

 

1651

Corsley, Wilts

A

f.26

 

FLETCHER

Elizabeth

 

Daughter-in-law to Thomas PRYCE, of Coombe, Hereford, gent

1606

Buckland D

 

86 Stafforde and Sentence 60 Dorset (described as of Bath)

 

FLUELLEN als MILES

Richard

 

Cardmaker

1684

Frome Swd

W

29 Hare

 

FLUELLIN als MILES

Mary

 

Widow

1686

Frome Swd

W

57 Lloyd

 

FOLLWLL

Richard

 

Clothier

1679

Beckington

W

17 King

New grant Jun 1682. Probate Act Book 1682 p.77c

FOLWLL

Edward

 

Clothworker

1651

Beckington

W

158 Grey

Pr. 29 Aug by son Richard

FORD

John

 

 

1658

Frome

A

f.122

 

FOWES

John

Snr

Blacksmith

1678

Frome Swd

W

12 Reeve

 

FOX

John

Snr

 

1503

Witham Friary

W

29 Blamyr

 

FRANKLIN

Daniel

 

 

1651

Frome

A

f.167

 

FRANKLYN

Thomas

 

 

1647

Frome Swd

W

161 Fines

Pr. 20 Jul by relict Elizabeth

FRY

John

 

Yeoman

1659

Beckington

W

278 Pell

 

FRYER

Thomas

 

Bachelor

1658

Frome Swd

A

f.292

 

GAISFORD

John

 

Gent.

1671

Southwick, Wilts

W

20 Duke

 

GANE

Henry

 

of Layton, parish of Cloford

1597

Cloford

W

69 Cobham

 

GANE

Thomas

 

Cardmaker

1675

Frome Swd

W

25 Dycer Sentence 134 Dycer

 

GARLOND

John

 

also of the monastery of Crystes churche, London

1531

Mells

W

3 Thower

 

GATLEY

Jeffery

 

also of Coosley, Crosley, Wtton Vetus als Wtton Bassett, Wilts

1596

Rodden

W

81 Drake

 

GENT

John

 

 

1649

Leigh/M

W

177 Fairfax

Pr. 16 Nov by relict Joan

GERRYSHE

John

 

 

1582

Dilton, Wilts

W

37 Tirwhite

 

GIBBES

John

Snr

 

1527

Nunney

W

26 Porch

 

GIBBES

Thomas

 

Draper

1605

Beckington

W

20 Hayes

 

GIBBINS

John

 

Yeoman of Grynden

1665

Frome Swd

W

37 Hyde

 

GIBBONS

John

 Jnr

Clothier

1693

Frome Swd

W

8 Coker

 

GIFFORDE

John

 

Gent., also of Warminster, Wilts

1601

Frome

W

66 Woodhall

 

GILBERT

William

 

of Portsmouth, Hants.

1649

Buckland D

W

166 Fairfax

Pr. 8 Nov by John DISBOROW. Legacy to the poor of Frome as well as to Buckland Dinham and to Westbury Leigh, Wilts

GILSON

George

 

 

1649

Leigh/M

A

f.26

 

GODWN

John

 

Esquire

1616

Wanstrow

A

p.68

Adm. to relict Anne GODWN

GOLSEY

John

 

Vicar of Cloford

1693

Cloford

W

79 Coker

 

GOULD

Henry

 

Gent.

1676

Marston Bigot

W

16 Bence

 

GRENEFEILD

Joan

 

Widow of Tricoxhill, psh of Nunney, Wstrow, [Wnstrow?] Soms

1581

Nunney

W

16 Darcy

 

GRENEFELDE

Edmund

 

 

1578

Nunney

W

15 Langley

 

GRISE

Thomas

 

 

1501

Mells

W

3 Blamyr

 

GULYE

William

 

Weaver of Southwicke

1626

North Bradley, Wilts

W

79 Hale

 

GUNNING

Joshua

 

 

1697

Buckland D

W

184 Pyne

 

GUNNINGE

William

 

Bachelor, Clerk

1628

Beckington

A

f.34

Adm. 13 Jun to father John GUNNINGE, before Richard TWGOOD, Clerk

GUNYNGE

Richard

 

Carpenter

1616

Buckland D

W

85 Cope

 

HALL

Matthew

 

of Dunscombe

1634

Frome Swd

W

63 Seager

Pr. 10 Jun by William BILSTON

HALL

William

 

 

1578

Standerwick, psh of Berkley

W

32 Langley

 

HALL

William

 

Gent. of Oldford

1689

Berkley

W

64 Ent

 

HALLES

William

 

 

1638

Frome Swd

AwW

128 Lee

3 Oct to Richard MAYES als HEPSTON, f/o Richard M. alias H., during minority of the latter

HAMBRIDGE

William

 

 

1587

Buckland D

A

f.86, f.55

Adm. Jan 1587/8 to relict Mary HAMBRIDGE (deceased by 1619/20); Adm. 9 Feb 1619/20 to son Henry HAMBRIDGE

HAMBRIDGE

William

 

 

1589

Buckland D

A

f.86

 

HAMBRIDGE

William

 

Gent. Of ‘Morterie’ [Murtrey]

1607

Buckland D

W

21 Huddlestone

 

HANCOCKE

William

 

Senior

1657

Corsley, Wilts

AwW

54 Wotton

Nuncupative will dated 10 Mar 1656. Adm. with Will 12 Feb 1657/8 to Joane, Bridget & Sarah HANCOCKE. Son William, son Richard, daus Joane, Bridget & Sarah, dau Susan and her son Edmond, son William’s child. Witnesses: George AUDRY, John SHEEPARD

HARBATTELL

Richard

 

Hosier

1675

Frome Swd

W

5 Dycer

 

HARDING

John

 

Clothier

1680

Whatley

W

22 Bath

 

HARDING

Richard

 Jnr

Clothier

1689

Elm

W

123 Ent

 

HASSUM

Robert

 

Yeoman

1667

Frome Swd

W

37 Carr

 

HATKYNS

Jeffrey

 

Waver

1614

Chapmanslade

W

112 Lawe

 

HAYES

James

 

Gent.

1662

Beckington

W

107 Laud

 

HAYNE

John

 

 

1576

Frome Swd

A

 

Adm. 25 Jan 1576/7 to relict Johanna

HAYNES

Roger

 

Gent.

1626

Cloford

W

90 Hele

 

HAYSAM

Mary

 

Widow

1678

Frome Swd

W

141 Reeve

 

HEALE

Thomas

 

Clothier

1681

Buckland D

W

164 North

 

HEALE

Walter

Snr

Tailor

1629

Buckland D

W

88 Ridley

 

HEATHER

Edward

 

Brickmaker

1616

Corsley, Wilts

W

102 Cape

 

HEATHER

Hugh

 

Brickmaker

1611

Corsley, Wilts

W

15 Wood

 

HEATHER

Robert

 

 

1651

Corsley, Wilts

W

5 Grey

Pr. 24 Jan 1650/1 by William HOOPER

HELLIERD

Nathaniel

 

Clerk, Rector of Roade

1651

Rode

A

f.1

 

HENDOME als AISHWY

Philip

 

 

1651

Berkley

A

f.53

 

HENLEY

Henry

 Snr

 

1697

Leigh/M

W

76 Pyne

 

HENLEY

Susan

 

Widow, relict of Henry HENLEY esq.

1654

Leigh (in the psh of Wnsham)

W

416 Alchin

Dated 9 Apr 1652, Pr. 12 Dec 1654 by son Henry HENLEY. Power reserved to Thomas and Francis BAMPFIELD.

HENSLEY

John

 

 

1589

Leigh/M

A

f.89

 

HENTON

John

 

Millwrighte

1653

Beckington

W

186 Brent

Dated 10 June 1652, Pr. 28 Jun 1653 by relict Margaret

HENTON

Margaret

 

Widow

1658

Beckington

W

372 Wotton

 

HERRIOTT

John

 

Clothworker of Southweeke, Wilts

1672

Southwick, Wilts

W

137 Eure

Died at Rudd [Rode], Soms

HERTYLPOOLE

John

 

Clerk, also of Brigham, Cumberland; Sondeie [Sandy], Bedford; Gaynesburgh, Lincoln; Canon of Hereford; London

1432

Mells

W

17 Luffenam

 

HESKINS

John

 

 

1641

Berkley

W

60 Evelyn

Pr. 20 May by son Thomas

HESKYNS

George

 

Yeoman

1615

Standerwick, [psh of] Berkley

W

9 Rudd

 

HIDGEDON

Richard

 

 

1562

Marston Bigot [?]

W

7 Chayre

 

HILL

Andrew

 

of Leighs March

1682

Dilton, Wilts

W

71 Cottle

 

HILL

Elizabeth

 

Widow

1636

Upton Scudamore, Wilts

W

75 Pile

Pr. 30 Jun by son Christopher HILL

HILL

Giles

 

Yeoman

1695

Upton Scudamore, Wilts

W

236 Irby

 

HILL

William

 

Clerk, D.D.

1619

Mells

W

27 Soame

Pr. 10 Mar 1619/20 by dau Mary HILL

HILLARD

Robert

 

 

1581

Frome Swd

W

20 Darcy

 

HILLIARD

William

 

Esquire

1660

Leigh/M

W

130 Nabbs

 

HILLMAN

Anthony

 

of Rudge

1632

Beckington

W

114 Audley

Pr. 22 Nov by sons Alexander & William by son Thomas

HISCOCK

Elianor

 

Widow

1670

Nunney

S

128 Penn

 

HODGES als SERGEANT

Richard

 

Carpenter of Truttoxhill

1659

Nunney

W

278 Pell

 

HOLLOWYE

John

 

 

1558

Corsley, Wilts

W

23 Noodes

and on file

HOLLWY

Rachell

 

Widow of Witborne

1659

Corsley, Wilts

W

107 Pell

 

HOLWY

Jeremiah

 

 

1646 [1660]

Witborne, [psh of Corsley] Wilts

A

f.198

in Act Book 1660

HOLWY

Robert

 

 

1660

Upton Scudamore, Wilts

A

f.136

 

HOLWY

Stephen

 

 

1660

Upper Wittborne [psh of Corsley, Wilts]

A

f.70

 

HOOPER

Alexander

 

Chandler

1685

Witham Friary

W

121 Cann

 

HOOPER

Alice

 

Widow

1663

Witham Friary

W

131 Juxon

 

HOOPER

George

 Snr

Cardmaker

1699

Frome Swd

W

24 Pett

 

HOPKINS

Robert

 

Yeoman

1691

Chapmanslade, psh of Corsley, Wilts

W

192 Vere

 

HOPKINS

Thomas

 

Tanner

1629

Frome Swd

W

73 Ridley

 

HOPTON

Dorothy

Lady

 

1597

Witham Friary als Hoptons

W

74 Cobham

 

HOPTON

Ralph

Sir

Knight

1571

Witham Friary

W

7 Daper

 

HORLER

John

 

Mercer

1676

Beckington

W

18 Bence

 

HORLER

John

 

Mercer

1687

Beckington

W

78 Foot

 

HORNER

Ann

Dame

Relict of Sir John HORNER, knight

1666

Mells

W

59 Mico

 

HORNER

George

Sir

Knight

1677

Mells

W

61 Hale

 

HORNER

John

 Esq.

‘Sir John HORNER, Knight’ in Probate Act)

1588

Cloford

W

33 Rutland

 

HORNER

John

Sir

Knight

1660

Mells

W

84 Nabbs

 

HORNER

John

Sir

Knight

1664

Mells

 

 

 Probate Jun 1664

HORNER

Margery

 

 

1576

Leigh/M

A

 

Adm. 28 Jun to John LONGE, h/o Praxadis LONGE, ss/o deceased, and to John LAMBE cs/o deceased, during minorities of John HORNER, George HORNER, Thomas HORNER & Mary HORNER, chn/o deceased. Renounced by Administrators 20 June 1577

HORNER

Thomas

 Esq.

 

1612

Cloford

W

79 Fenner

 

HORNER

Thomas

 

 

1651

Leigh/M

A

f.158

 

HORNOR

Edward

 Esq.

 

1606

Leigh/M

W

20 Stafforde

 

HORTON

Edward

 

 

1605

Witham Friary

A

p.21

Adm. to relict Anne HORTON

HORTON

William

 

 

1508

Lullington

W

35 Adeane

 

HORTON

William

 

 

1529

Lullington

W

9 Jankyn

 

HUGHES als DYER

John

 

 

1628

Marston Bigot [?]

W

32 Barrington

Probate Act Book says Merston, Soms, but Calendar gives Minston

HUISH

Deborah

 

Wddow

1671

Beckington

W

77 Duke

 

HULBERT

James

Snr

Gent.

1663

Upton Scudamore, Wilts

W

6 Juxon

 

HUNGERFORD

Walter

Sir

Knight, of Farley Castle, Somerset; Bradford, Trowbridge, Rode, Heuton, Wilts

1597

Rode [Wilts]

W

4 Cobham

 

HURDE als PEARSE

Richard

 

 

1637

Marston Bigot

W

86 Goare

See PEARSE

HUSSEY

Robert

 

Clothier

1664

Rode

W

55 Bruce

Nuncupative will

HUTCHINGS

Giles

 

 

1657

Marston Bigot

W

402, 534 Ruthen

 

HUTCHINGS

Thomas

 

Gentleman

1663

Witham Friary

W

19 Juxon

 

HYDE

Thomas

 

Rector of the parish

1624

Wanstrow

W

97 Byrde

Pr. 20 Nov 1624 by relict Julian[a]

HYGDON

John

 

 

1552

Marston Bigot [?]

W

27 Powell

 

ILES

Anne

 

Widow

1628

Beckington

W

48 Barrington

 

ILES

John

 

 

1627

Beckington

A

f.26, f.177

Adm. 1 Nov to relict Anne ILES, before Anthony METHWN, S.T.B. 10 May 1628 to son, Thomas ILES, the relict Anne ILES, deceased

ILES

Richard

 

of Netherton, psh of Holyngton, Soms

1596

Lullington

W

24 Drake

 

ITHELL

Benedict

 

 

1650

Frome Swd

A

f.28

 

IVILEAFE

William

 

Gent.

1689

Frome Swd

W

20 Ent

 

JAMES

John

 

 

1619

Frome

A

p.9

Adm. to relict Margaret JAMES and to daughter Margaret DREW als JAMES

JAMES

Richard

 

 

1625

Mells

A

f. 53

Adm. 2 Feb 1625/6 to John GRIFFEN, bro on mother’s side, before Robert BOWER, Vicar of Midsomer Norton

JESSER

[John?]

 

Mercer

1676

Frome Swd

W

123 Bence

John JESSER buried 11 Mar 1675/6 Frome

JESSER

Thomas

 

Clothier

1694

Marston Bigot

W

232 Box

 

JOHNSON

Richard

 

 

1573

Rode

W

30 Peter

 

JONES

John

 

Yeoman

1681

Buckland D

W

165 North

 

JONES

Morgan

 

Rector of Watley

1629

Whatley

W

24 Scroope

Pr. 18 Mar 1629/30by Thomas OWN

JORDAINE

Thomas

 

Yeoman

1610

Frome Swd

W

94 Wingfield

 

JORDEN

William

 

 

1524

Keyford

W

28 Bodfelde

and on file

JOYCE als DAMEN

Robert

 

 

1651

Buckland D

A

f.34

 

KATE

Nicholas

 Snr

Yeoman

1685

Witham Friary

W

60 Cann

 

KEATE

Nicholas

 

Yeoman

1676

Witham Friary

W

67 Bence

 

KEEVELL als MAYNE

John

 

Clothworker

1654

Beckington

W

413 Alchin

Dated 3 Nov 1653, Pr. 28 Nov 1654 to bro-in-law Robert FISHER of psh of Berkley

KELSON

George

 

of Vobstoore [Vobster]

1618

Mells

W

104 Meade

 

KEYNTON

Laurence

 

Gent. of Thoulston

1636

Upton Scudamore, Wilts

W

117 Pile

Pr. 30 Dec by relict Anne

KIDDELL

James

 

 

1616

Hollwell [Cloford]

W

37 Cope

 

KING

Bartholomew

 

Clothier

1699

Frome Swd

W

44 Pett

 

KING

Thomas

 

Yeoman

1660

Wanstrow

W

269 Nabbs

 

KING

Thomas

 

Clothier

1695

Frome Swd

W

132 Irby

 

KINGE

Christopher

 

 

1630

Wanstrow

A

f.202

11 Nov Adm. to brother James KINGE, with consent of relict Alice KINGE

KINGE

James

 

Batchelor

1624

North Bradley, Wilts

A

f.1416

Jan 1624/5 to bro. John KINGE, before John BRYAN, Clerk

KINGE

Thomas

 

 

1609

Witham Friary

A

p. 173

Adm. to relict Joan KINGE

KINGMAN

Henry

 

 

1661

Frome Swd

 W

 74 May

Calendar ref., but not registered

KIPPING

William

 

Yeoman

1668

Rode

W

83 Hene

 

KIRKE

Hugh

 

see Frome Selwood

1580

Beckington

 

 

 

KIRKE

Hugh

 

Preacher, also of Beckington and Shepton Mallett

1580

Frome Swd

W

5 Darcy

 

KNIGHT

John

 

Yeoman of Wieborne, Corslie [Witbourne]

1629

Corsley, Wilts

W

91 Ridley

 

KNIGHT

Robert

 

Yeoman of Sheirmarsh

1673

Frome

W

147 Rye

 

KNIGHT

Thomas

 

 

1569

Upton Scudamore, Wilts

W

16 Sheffeld

 

KYPPYNGE

William

 

 

1538

Buckland D

W

11 Crumwell

 

LACY

Simon

 

 

1481

Leigh/M

W

13 Logge

 

LAMBE

George

Snr

 

1649

Rodden

A

f.136

 

LAMBE

Phillipp

 

 

1656

Corsley, Wilts

W

38 Berkeley

 

LAMBE

Richard

 

 

1668

Cloford

W

84 Hene

 

LANE als JORDEN

Elizabeth

 

Widow

1631

Beckington

W

32 Audley

Pr. 20 Mar 1631/2 by son Richard L. als J.

LANGWRTH

George

 

Gent.

1694

Frome Swd

W

104 Box

 

LATIMER

Robert

 

Clerke

1677

Rode

W

39 Hale

 

LEVERSADGE

Andrewe

 

Gent.

1606

Frome Swd

W

11 Stafforde

 

LEVERSEDGE

Raphe

 

Gent.

1615

Frome Swd

W

46 Rudd

 

LEVERSEDGE

Roger

 

 

1658

Frome Swd

A

f.103

 

LEVERSEDGE

William

 

 

1630

Frome Swd

A

f.203

Adm. 13 Nov to William WLTON of Compton Dando, Soms, gent., creditor

LEVERSEGG

William

 Esq.

of Valleis in parish of ?

1582

Frome Swd

W

27 Tuwhite

 

LEVERSEGGE

Edmund

 

 

1415

Frome

W

30 Marche

 

LEWS

Christopher

 

 

1650

Frome

W

26 Grey

Pr. 7 Feb 1650/1 by relict Magdalen

LITMAN

Thomas

 

Gent.

1655

Frome Swd

W

459 Aylett

Pr. 13 Nov by son Thomas

LONG

Thomas

 

 

1608

Beckington

A

p.114

Adm. to relict Joan LONG

LONGE

William

 

 

1558

Beckington

W

77 Noodes

 

LONGE

William

 

Jnr

1569

Beckington

A

 

Adm. 16 May to sis. Margaret HAGGETT als LONGE

LONGE

William

 

 

1569

Beckington

W

12 Sheffield

 

LONGE

William

 

of Pealighe [?Penleigh], Westbury, Wilts (Corsley, psh of Warminster, Wilts, in Probate Act)

1591

Corsley, psh of Warminster, Wilts

W

71 Saiberbe

 

LONGE

William

 

 

1596

Beckington

W

21 Drake

 

LUDWN

Thomas

 

 

1576

Frome

W

19 Carew

 

LUFFE

Richard

 

Clothier

1629

Mells

A

f.156

Adm. 3 Mar 1629/30 to relict Joan LUFFE, before Anthony METHWN, Clerk

LUFFE

Stephen

 

 

1641

Mells

W

131 Evelyn

Pr. 25 Nov by son Stephen

LUFFE

Stephen

 

 

1642

Mells

W

116 Cambell

Pr. 20 Oct by relict Stephen

MADLEY

John

 

 

1532

Nunney

W

21 Thower

 

MAINSTONE

Tobias

 

 

1651

Elm

A

f.19

 

MARCHANT

Elizabeth

 

 

1636

Frome Swd

W

57 Pile

Pr. 18 May by son Henry MARANT

MARCHANT

Richard

 

 

1658

Frome Swd

A

f.103

 

MARCHANT

Thomas

 Snr

 

1659

Westbury, Wilts

A

f.380

 

MARSHALL

Justinian

 

 

1646

Lullington

AwW

119 Twisse

4 Aug to James WTTS and his wife Frances, maternal aunt of dau. Joan MARSHALL, during minority of the latter; relict Joan deceased

MARTYN

Dorothy

 

 

1618

Buckland D

A

p.157

Adm. to dau. Mary MORSE als MARTYN

MARTYN

Elizabeth

 

Widow, Heath House “but within the parish of Boyton, Wilts, and jurisdiction of the bishopric of Sarum”

1615

Rodden

W

11 Rudd

 

MAUDELEY

Richard

 

also of London

1508

Nunney

W

11 Bennett

 

MAWLEY

Richard

Esq.

 

1600

Nunney

WwS

48 Wllopp

 

MAYNE

John

 Snr

 

1585

Orchardleigh [?]

A

f.158

 

MAYNSTONE

Mary

 

Widow

1650

Elm

W

204 Pembroke

Dated 19 Aug 1650, Pr. 11 Dec by John DENMEAD, s/o sis. Elizabeth

MEARE

John

 

 

1671

Corsley, Wilts

W

114 Duke

 

MEARE

Ralphe

 

Shoemaker

1614

Corsley, Wilts

W

42 Lawe

 

MERCER

George

 

 

1657

Woolverton

A

f.116

 

MERE

Henry

Snr

 

1501

Corsley, Wilts

W

22 Moone

 

MERIFILD

Margery

 

 

1513

Leigh/M

W

17 Fetiplace

 

MERYFELD

Nicholas

 

 

1512

Leigh/M

W

8 Fetiplace

 

METHWN

Anthony

 

B.D., Vicar of Frome

1640

Frome

W

116 Coventry

Pr. 12 Aug by relict Jane and son Paul

METHWN

Jane

 

Widow

1641

Frome

W

127 Evelyn

Pr. 7 Dec by son Paul METHWN

MEW

Jerome

 

also of Westbury, Wilts

1581

Frome Swd

W

35 Darcy

 

MIDDLETON

William

 

Gentleman

1588

Marston Bigot [?]

W

3 Leicester

 

MILES

Thomas

 

 

1645

Whatley

W

31 Twisse

Pr. 23 Mar 1645/6 by relict Anne

MILLE

John

 

Of Mylles and Babynton, Soms

1554

Mells

W

19 More

 

MINETY

John

 

Yeoman

1700

Frome Swd

W

182 Noel

 

MIRIFIZL

John

 

 

1525

Mells

W

38 Bodfelde

 

MONNETT

John

 

 

1590

North Bradley, Wilts

A

f.149

 

MORGAN als THOMAS

John

Snr

 

1650

Frome Swd

W

97 Pembroke5

Dated May 1649, Pr. 27 Jun 1650 by dau. Elizabeth HARRIS

MORGAN

George

 

 

1603

Chapmanslade, psh of Westbury, Wilts

A

p.153, p.207

Adm. May to bro. John MORGAN, during minority of dau. Mary MORGAN; renounced Jun 1604 by Decree to relict Anne MORGAN

MORGAN

John

 

 

1592

Witham Friary

W

38 Harrington

Pr. 30 May 1592 by relict Eleanor Adm. 16 Jan 1629/30 to Edmund PYKE of Merton in psh of Great Bedwyn, Wilts, de bonis non administratis of relict Eleanor, now deceased.

MORGAN

John

 

 

1592

Witham Friary

W

38 Harrington

Commission issued 16 Jan 1629

MORGAN

John

 

Mercer

1678

Frome Swd

W

6 Reeve

 

MORGAN

Richard

 

Gent.

1567

Witham Friary

A

 

17 May to relict Bridget MORGAN

MORGEN

Gabriel

 

Jnr; Baker

1681

Frome Swd

W

109 North

 

MORRIS

Joane

 

Widow

1656

Buckland D

W

163 Berkeley

 

MORSE

Richard

 

Clothier

1659

Mells

W

469 Pell

 

MOURT

William

 

Gent.

1657

Frome Swd

W

40 Ruthen

 

MULLINS

Edward

 

Yeoman

1697

Beckington

W

14 Pyne

 

MYNES

John

 

Yeoman

1616

Corsley, Wilts

W

108 Cope

 

NAYLER

Stephen

 

Clothier

1608

Mells

W

72 Windebanck

 

NEDE

John

 

 

1420

Beckington

W

48 Marche

 

NEVILL

Edmund

 

 

1619

Chapmanslade, Wilts

A

p.20

Adm. to son Robert NEVILL

NEWOROUGH

Elizabeth

 

Spinster

1683

Berkley

W

96 Drax

 

NEWOROUGH

George

 

 

1603

Barkley St Mary

A

p.67, p.225

Adm. Sep to John KEVELL, creditor; renounced Nov 1604 to relict Mary NEWOROUGH

NEWOROUGH

Roger

 

 

1591

Berkley

A

f.193

 

NEWOROUGH

Roger

 

Esquire

1680

Berkley

W

169 Bath

 

NORRIS

Elizabeth

 

Widow of Feltham

1657

Frome Swd

W

91 Ruthen

 

NORRIS

Stephen

 

 

1642

Frome Swd

W

65 Cambell

Pr. 20 May by relict Elizabeth

NORTON

George

Sir

Knight

1584

Leigh/M

A

f.103

 

NORTON

Samuel

Esq.

of (Abbots) Leigh

1621

Leigh/M

W

16 Dale

 

NURTON

Thomas

 

 

1588

Bradford, Wilts

A

f.73

 

OBORNE

John

 

 

1578

Frome Swd

W

4 Bakon

 

OBORNE

John

 

 

1637

Frome Swd

W

49 Goare

Pr. 30 Mar by Relict Jane

OBORNE

William

 

Husbandman

1664

Yarnefeld

W

19 Bruce

Died in Maiden Bradley, Wilts

OBOURNE

John

 

Yeoman

1661

Witham Friary

W

77 May

 

OBURNE

Jane

 

Widow

1655

Frome Swd

W

283 Aylett

 

ORENGE

John

 

Clothier

1606

Mells

W

82 Stafforde

 

ORENGE

William

 

 

1586

Mells

A

f.166

 

PALMER

Jeremy

 

 

1676

Beckington

W

33 Bence

 

PALMER

John

 

of Ridge

1648

Beckington

W

58 Essex

Pr. 18 Apr by nph Richard PALMER. Power reserved to nce Anne PALMER, who proves 20 Jun

PALMER

Richard

 

Yeoman of Rudge

1667

Beckington

W

136 Carr

 

PALMER

Richard

 

of Rudge

1673

Beckington

W

136 Carr

Adm. Oct 1667, expired 1673, p.41

PALMER

Thomas

 

 

1657

Mells

A

f.134

 

PARFITT

Agnes

 

 

1659

Gasper

A

f.146

 

PARIS

Luce

 

 

1631

Cloford

W

105 St John

Pr. 18 Oct by John PARIS and Thomas OLIVER

PARNELL

Robert

 

also of Arundell

1502

Beckington

W

9 Blaniyr

 

PARRYE

Arthur

 

Gent.

1626

Witham Friary

W

40 Hele

 

PAVELEY/PAVER

Richard

 

 

1430

Frome

W

12 Luffenam

 

PAYNE

James

 

 

1641

Frome

W

88 Evelyn

Pr. 3 Jul by gson James PAYNE

PAYNE

John

 

Yeoman of Holt

1665

Witham Friary

W

17 Hyde

 

PAYNE

Roger

 

 

1620

Witham Friary

A

f.95

26 Nov Adm. to relict Agnes PAYNE

PAYNE

Sampson

 

of Trudox Hill

1631

Nunney

W

128 St John

Pr. 18 Nov by relict Edith

PAYNE

Thomas

 

Blacksmith

1666

Nunney

W

12 Mico

 

PAYNE

Walter

 

 

1496

Mells

W

30 Vox

 

PEARCE

John

 

Clothworker

1659

Woolverton

W

143 Pell

 

PEARCE

May

 

Spinster

1649

Elm

W

150 Fairfax

Pr. 22 Oct by bro. Richard PEARCE

PEARCE

Richard

 

 

1579

Elm

W

34 Baxon?

 

PEARCE

Richard

 

 

1646

Elm

W

172 Twisse

Pr. 20 Nov by son Patrick

PEARCE

Richard

 

Yeoman

1653

Elm

W

320 Alchin

Dated 10 Jan 1653/4, Pr. 16 Feb by relict Johanna

PEARSE als HURDE

Richard

 

 

1637

Marston Bigot

W

86 Goare

Pr. 13 Jun by relict Alice and son Philip PEARSE

PEARSE

Richard

 

Widower

1657

Elm

A

f.65

 

PEARSE

William

 

Gent.

1657

Buckland D

W

90 Wotton

Dated 19 Dec 1657. Adm. 9 Feb 1657/8 to Anne PEARSE relict & curatrix of dau. Elizabeth. Wife Anne, dau Elizabeth (X) executrix. Witnesses: George POMEROYE, Ruth PITMAN (X), Katherine ROBERTS (X), Robert VINETH

PEERS

Thomas

 

 

1556

Buckland D

W

10 Ketchyn

 

PEERS

Thomas

 

 

1576

Buckland D

W

8 Carew

 

PENNY

Thomas

 

Fuller

1656

Beckington

W

41 Berkeley

 

PERRY

John

 

Mercer

1627

Mells

W

109 Skynner

 

PERRY

John

 

 

1633

Mells

W

109 Skinner

Pr. 20 Nov 1627 by son Robert. Adm. 1 Apr to Elizabeth relict and executrix of Robert PERRY, de bonis non administratis of the latter

PERRY

Robert

 

 

1632

Mells

W

86 Audley

Pr. 31 Aug by relict Elizabeth

PERSON

John

 

 

1417

Marston Bigot

W

37 Marche

 

PERSONES

William

 

 

1552

Dilton, Wilts

W

25 Powell

 

PHILLIPPS

John

 

 

1649

Nunney

AwW

178 Fairfax

23 Nov to Thomas SUDDON (SIDDEN?) during minority of son John

PHILLIPPS

Simeon

 

of Southwick

1649

North Bradley, Wilts

AwW

9 Pembroke

[Adm.] 26 Jan 1649/50 to mother Joan PHILLIPPS, bro. John PHILLIPPS of same renouncing

PICKERING

Thomas

 

Gent.

1600

Frome Swd

W

35 Wallopp

 

PICKERINGE

Richarde

 

Gent.

1589

Frome Swd

W

53 Leicester

 

PICKFATT

John

 

 

1655

Nunney

W

320 Aylett

 

PICKFATT

Richard

 

 

1609

Nunney

W

91 Dorset

 

PICKFATT

Thomas

 

 

1580

Nunney

W

20 Arundell

 

PILTON

John

 

 

1593

Corsley, Wilts

A

f.69A

Brought in 7 May 1594

PITT

Benjamin

Esq.

 

1650

Standerwick

W

186 Pembroke

Dated 1 Oct 1649, Pr. 30 Nov 1650 by relict Anne

PITT

Richard

 

 

1658

Frome Swd

W

155 Wotton

Dated 12 Jan 1656, Pr. 17 Apr 1658. To be buried in churchyard of Marston Bigot. Gchn Mary HILL & Joane BIRD; eldest dau. Kath. POTTICARY & her husband & seven chn; gson Nicholas POTTICARY & his two children, gson Julian. Witnesses: W. HORTON, John MORGAN (X). Sons in law Nich. POTTICARY & Joseph DENMEADE overseas [overseers?]

PITTMAN

John

 

 

1646

Frome Swd

W

69 & 74 Twisse

Pr. 2 May by relict Joan

PITTMAN

William

 

 

1646

Frome Swd

W

70 Twisse

Pr. 2 May by mother Joan PITTMAN

PLUMMER

Jane

 

Widow of Leachams

1699

Leigh/M

W

137 Pett

 

PLUMMER

Richard

 

Hosier of Leachams

1684

Leigh/M

W

33 Hare

 

PLUSSH

Thomas

 

Clerk, Rector of Bekyngton

1423?

Beckington

W

3 Luffenham

 

POE

Richard

 

 

1659

Southwick, Wilts

A

f.68

 

POINTZ

Robert

 

Gent.

1611

Leigh/M

W

84 Wood

 

POOLE

Thomas

 

 

1639

Dilton, psh of Westbury, Wilts

W

160 Harvey

Pr. 12 Oct by John CARPENTER

POPIOYE

John

 

Carpenter

1656

Orchardleigh

W

299 Berkeley

 

POULET

John

Sir

Knight

1436

Nunney

W

23 Luffenam

 

POULET

John

 

also of Basing, etc., Hants; Fisherton Delamere, Wilts

1494

Nunney

W

22 Vox

 

PRATER

George

Esq.

 

1622

Nunney Castle

W

16 Swann

Pr. 5 Feb 1622/3 by son Richard

PRATER

George

Esq.

 

1699

Nunney

W

101 Pett

 

PRATER

Richard

 

Gent., also of Oxford

1580

Nunney

W

37 Arundell

 

PRATER

Richard

Esq.

 

1650

Nunney

A

f.27

 

PRIGG

Thomas

 

of Westerleigh, Glos

1686

Frome

W

123 Lloyd

Probate Act states that widow was of Frome

PRINCE

Hugh

 

 

1659

Frome Swd

A

f.180

 

PROWE

William

 

Clothworker

1700

Berkley

W

172 Noel

 

PURNELL

Richard

 

Fuller

1624

Rode

W

22 Byrde

Pr. 26 Mar 1624 by relict Joan

PYARD

Richard

 

 

1652

Rode

A

f.167

 

PYARD

Robert

 

Broadweaver

1657

Beckington

W

533 Ruthen

 

PYARDE

Alexander

 

 

1598

Rode

A

p. 264

Adm. to relict Elizabeth PYARDE

PYLE

Robert

 

of Upton Skydmore, Wilts; Beneston, Somerset

1601

Upton Scudamore, Wilts]

W

80 Wodhall

 

RAW

Robert

 

Tanner

1654

Frome Swd

W

228 Alchin

Dated 20 Jan 1652/3, Pr. 12 Apr 1654 by relict Elizabeth and son John

RAXWRTHY

Richard

 

Yeoman

1667

Beckington

W

158 Carr

 

RAYNES

Phillip

 

Gent.

1637

Leigh/M

W

148 Goare

Pr. 9 Nov by relict Joan

RAYNES

William

Jnr

Clothier

1615

Leigh/M

W

37 Rudd

 

RAYNES

William

 

 

1630

Leigh/M

W

100 Scroope

Pr. 29 Nov by son Philip

READ

John

 

Bend-ware maker

1677

Marston Bigot

W

129 Hale

 

REEDE

William

 

Yeoman

1659

Laverton

W

200 Pell

 

REEVES

Joan

 

Widow

1649

Mells

W

176 Fairfax

Pr. 3 Nov by son Robert

RICKMAN

Abel

 

 

1614

Frome

A

p.172

Adm. to mother Susan GODFREY als RICKMAN

RIDOUT

John

Esq.

 

1670

Frome Swd

W

123 Penn

 

RIDOUT

John

 

 

1671

Frome Swd

A

p.119

Former grant Sep 1670 expired

ROBARTS

Thomas

 

 

1590

Frome Swd

W

58 Drury

 

ROBINS

William

 

Yeoman

1681

Frome Swd

W

49 North

 

ROBYNS

John

 

 

1524

Mells

W

19 Bodfelde

and on file

ROE

John

 

 of Deverill, Wilts

1623

Deverill, Wilts

 A

 f.84

Adm. 1 Mar 1623/4 to relict Joan ROE before Nicholas FYTZHUGHE, Vicar of Corsley

ROGERS

Andrew

 

Tallow chandler

1682

Frome Swd

W

138 Cottle

 

ROSE

Edithe

 

 

1587

Marston Bigot

W

14 Rutland

 

ROSE

John

 

 

1511

Frome Swd

W

38 Bennett

 

ROSE

Thomas

 

 

1570/1

Marston Bigot

A

 

Adm. 17 May to relict Edith ROSE

RUDDOCKE

Richard

 

Yeoman

1619

Nunney

W

67 Parker

 

RUNDELL als RONDOLE

Mary

 

Widow

1672

Berkley

W

33 Eure

 

RUNDELL

Elizabeth

 

Widow of Southwick

1681

North Bradley, Wilts

W

31 North

 

RUNDELL

Robert

Snr

of Sowickwick [Southwick]

1671

North Bradley, Wilts

W

67 Duke

 

RUNDELL

Robert

 

Clothier

1694

Beckington

W

220 Box

 

RUNDELL

William

 

 

1682

Frome Swd

W

23 Cottle

Further grant Jun 1694

RUNDELL

William

 

 

1694

Frome Swd

W

 

Probate grant 1694 p. 124

RUSSELL als NICHOLAS

Henry

 

 

1423

Frome

W

1 Luffenam

 

RUSSELL

James

 

 

1590

Frome Swd

W

37 Drury

 

RUSSELL

Thomas

 

 

1580

Lullington

W

14 Arundell

 

RYMELL

Robert

 

 

1652

Chapmanslade, Wilts

A

f.91

 

RYMELLE

Robert

 

Yeoman

1598

Chapmanslade, psh of Dilton Marsh, Wilts

W

42 Lewyn

 

SALISBURY

John

 

 

1497

Beckington

W

12 Horne

and on file

SALMON

John

Snr

Yeoman

1663

Mells

W

73 Juxon

 

SAMBORNE

Thomas

 

Esq.

1636

Nunney

W

47 Goare

Pr. 10 Mar by relict Anne

SAMPSON

John

 

 

1484?

Beckington

W

45 Milles

 

SANDLE

Arthur

 

of Billerica

1658

Witham Friary

W

544 Wotton

 

SAUNDERS

Nathaniell

Snr

 

1654

Berkley

W

246 Alchin

Dated 2 Apr 1653, Pr. 22 Sep 1654 by relict Edith

SAUNDRE

Robert

 

Clerk, Rector of Merston, Soms

1490

Marston Bigot [?}

W

27 Milles

 

SAYNTMAUUR (SEYMOUR)

John

 

Esq.

1485

Beckington

W

18 Logge

 

SEAMAN

Lionel

 

Gent.

1686

Upton Scudamore, Wilts

W

65 Lloyd

 

SEAMAN

William

Snr

Gent.

1645

Upton Scudamore, Wilts

W

134 Rivers

Pr. 21 Nov by relict Anne

SELFE

Anthony

 

 

1639

Dilton, psh of Westbury, Wilts

AwW

107 Harvey

21 Jun to William SELFE, f/o Anthony SELFE during minority of the latter (who proves on 4 Jun 1677)

SELWOD

John

 

Gent. of Watcomb

1681

Frome Swd

W

112 North

 

SEVER

William

 

Clothworker

1687

Dilton, psh of Westbury, Wilts

W

41 Foot

 

SHALLETT

Joseph

 

 

1657

Chafrome

A

f.107

 

SHARPE als SHARKE

Anthonie

 

 

1652

Frome Swd

A

f.19

 

SHEENE

Thomas

 

 

1640

Witham Friary

W

105 Coventry

Pr. 31 Jul by bro. John

SHERMAN

Katherine

 

Widow

1686

Frome Swd

W

64 Lloyd

 

SHOW als SHORD

Mary

 

 

1658

Norton Ferris, Kilmington

A

f.292

 

SINGER als SMITH

Joane

 

Widow

1691

Buckland D

W

198 Vere

 

SINGER als WEAVER

Margaret

 

 

1656

Elm

A

f.265

 

SINGER

Richard

 

Husbandman

1597

Buckland D

W

87 Cobham

 

SINGER

William

 

Miller

1655

Elm

W

396 Aylett

 

SLOPER

William

 

Yeoman

1651

Woolverton

W

5 Grey

24 Jan 1650/1 by William HOOPER

SMITH als SINGER

Walter

 

Fuller

1657

Elm

AwW

24 Wotton

 

SMITH

Anne

 

Widow

1685

Frome Swd

W

142 Caun

 

SMITH

Christopher

 

Clothier

1671

Frome Swd

A

Grant revoked 137 Duke

Will Pr. by exor Sep 1682

SMITH

Christopher

 

 

1682

Frome Swd

W

137 Duke

See also 1682, p. 132

SMITH

Dorothy

 

Widow

1681

Frome Swd

W

174 North

 

SMITH

Elizabeth

 

Widow

1681

Frome

W

78 North

 

SMITH

Henry

 

Tallow chandler

1676

Frome Swd

W

105 Bence

Adm. with will, de bonis non administrates, June 1684, p. 92; June 1686

SMITH

Henry

 

 

1686

Frome Swd

W

105 Bence

another grant, 82 Lloyd

SMITH

James

 

Gent.

1696

Frome Swd

W

260 Bond

 

SMITH

John

 

 

1637

Lullington

W

25 Lee

Pr. 20 Mar 1637/8 by dau. Anne CRAY

SMITH

John

 

 

1657

Frome

A

f.107

 

SMITH

John

 

Woollen Draper

1685

Frome Swd

W

114 Caun

 

SMITH

Joseph

 

 

1679

Mells

W

91 King

 

SMITH

Robert

 

Clothier

1625

Frome Swd

W

75 Clarke

 

SMITH

Thomas

 

Fuller

1657

Frome Swd

W

403 Ruthen

 

SMITH

Thomas

 

Clothier

1674

Frome Swd

W

135 Bunce

Another probate Nov 1674/5 p.20

SMITHFIELD

Alice

 

 

1651

Whatley

A

Adm.

 

SMYTH

John

 

 

1508

Leigh/M

W

7 Bennett

 

SMYTHICKE

Elizabeth

 

Widow

1634

Witham Friary

W

102 Seger

Pr. 18 Nov by dau. Katherine SMYTHICKE

SPARKE

John

 

 

1592

Buckland D

W

24 Nevell

 

SPEED

Elizabeth

 

Widow

1669

Leigh/M

W

62 Coke

 

STAFFORD

Alexander

Esq.

of High Holborn, psh of St Andrew, Holborn, London

1652

Frome Swd

W

183 Bowyer

Pr. 29 Sep by John WIGHT. To be buried in parish Church of Harlow, Essex, near his wife. An almshouse erected by deceased near Gray's Inn Lane. Charity for Frome Swd

STAFFORD

John

 

 

1650

Rode

W

161 Pembroke

Dated 17 Nov 1649, Pr. 30 Oct 1650 by relict Alice. Power reserved to daus. Rachel & Elizabeth

STANTER

William

 

 

1504

Wanstrow

W

16 Holgrave

 

STARKE

William

 

 

1417

Frome

W

37 Marche

 

STARR

Thomas

 

of Trudox Hill

1633

Nunney

W

65 Russell

Pr. 15 Jul by sis. Edith STAR

STEPHENS

Philipp

 

of Cayford

1639

Frome Swd

W

193 Harvey

Pr. 31 Dec by relict Joan

STERK

Lucy

 

 

1417

Frome

W

40 Marche

Void: pronounced intestate after the production of this testament

STEVENS als SHEPHARDE

Edmonde

 

 

1585

Frome Swd

W

35 Brudenell

 

STEVENS

John

 

Yeoman of Wore

1611

Whatley

W

59 Wood

 

STEVENS

Robert

 

Yeoman

1659

Rode, [?] Wilts

W

198 Pell

 

STILEMAN

Richard

 

 

1624

Beckington

A

f.128

Adm. 13 Nov to Robert WBB, gent., of Beckington, creditor

STILEMAN

William

 

Gent.; also of Henton, Wilts

1580

Frome Swd

W

14 Arundell

 

STOCKE

Elizabeth

 

Widow

1608

Beckington

W

22 Windebanck

 

STONE

John

 

 

1596

Nunney

W

1 Drake

 

STONE

Thomas

 

 

1659

Berkley [?]

A

f.208

 

STRETE

Robert

 

 

1538

Mells

W

16 Dyngeley

 

STRETE

Thomas

 

 

1528

Mells

W

29 Porch

and on file

STYLE

Henry

 

 

1516

Frome

W

18 Holder

and on file

SUDDON

Richarde

 

of Tuckemarshe, psh of Frome

1588

Frome Swd

W

33 Leicester

 

SYDENHAM

Johane

 

 

1549

Leigh/M

W

2 Coode

and on file

SYDENHAM

Ursula

 

Widow

1608

Leigh/M

W

95 Windebanck

 

TANAR

John

 

 

1592

Rode

W

75 Harrington

 

TEDBURY

Henry

 

 

1640/1

Corsley, Wilts

W

1 Evelyn

Pr. 20 Jan by Michael BEACH Snr

THATCHER

Clement

 

 

1639

Marston Bigot

W

92 Harvey

Pr. 4 May by relict Bridget

THATCHER

James

 

Gent.

1691

Frome Swd

W

32 Vere

 

THATCHER

Thomas

 

 

1611

Beckington

W

60 Wood

 

THINNE

John

Sir

Knight of Longleat, Longbridge Deverel

1580

Corsley, Wilts

WwS

44 Arundel

Adm. de bonis Nov 1651

THOMAS als MORGAN

 

 

 

1650

Frome

 

 

See MORGAN

TILLY

Richard

 

Taylor

1684

Marston Bigot

W

35 Hare

 

TOOGOOD

Robert

 

 

1638

Upton Scudamore, Wilts

W

5 Harvey

Pr. 18 Jan 1638/9 by dau. Margaret w/o Robert MATLOCKE, Mary w/o Francis WATLY, Eleanor TOOGOOD, and Edith w/o John HINTON

TORNY

John

 

 

1405

Woolverton

W

9 Marche

 

TRENCHARD

Francis

Esq.

of Cutteridge

1622

North Bradley, Wilts

W

62 Savile

 

TROOD

Richard

 

 

1659

Buckland

A

f.208

 

TUCKER

Richard

 

 

1651

Frome Swd

A

f.167

 

TUCKER

Robert

 

Weaver, Wale Marsh, Tithing of Rodden, psh of Boyton, Wilts

1620

Rodden

AwW

119 Soame

Adm. with Will 22 Nov to Edward SWFTE during minority of his chn Edward and Catherine, gchn/o deceased. Probate reads ‘Walmarshe’

TUCKER

William

 

 

1654

Cloford

W

494 Alchin

Dated 21 Mar 1649/50, Pr. 10 Jun 1654 by csn Richard LAMBE

TURNER

William

 

Yeoman

1619

Chapmanslade, Westbury under the Playne, Wilts

W

19 Parker

 

TURNER

William

 

of Chapenslade in psh of Wstbury (and psh of Corsley), Wilts

1653

Chapmanslade, Wilts

AwW

143 Brent

13 Jun to relict Mary (no exor named)

TUTT

Thomas

 

 

1520

Frome

W

6 Maynwaryng

 

TWNYHO

Roger

 

Also of Bristol and Gloucester

1497

Frome Swd

W

15 Horne

 

TWNYHO

William

 

 

1412

Frome

W

26 Marche

 

TWNYHOO

Joan

 

 

1493

Keyford

W

3 Vox

 

TYMSON

Symon

 

 

1639

Mells

W

26 Coventry

Pr. 15 Feb 1639/40 by John SMITH

UPTON

Richard

 

of Eggford in psh of Frome, also of Shepton Mallett, Wells [St Andrew]

1596

Frome Swd

W

71 Drake

 

VIGOR

Richard

 

Yeoman

1676

Lullington

W

73 Bence

 

VINCENT

Henry

 

 

1487

Frome Swd

W

5 Milles

 

VYNNEY

Thomas

 

 

1596

Frome Swd

A

p. 155

Adm. to relict Mary VYNNEY

WALKWOD

Tobie

 

Clerk

1640

Beckington

A

92 Hale

24 Dec to Thomas WOODRUFFE, Clerk, de bonis non administrates; dau. Mary deceased (Will, 92 Hale, Pr. 24 Jun 1626 by dau. Mary WALKWOD)

WALKWOD

Toby

 

Clarke, Parson of Beckington

1626

Beckington

W

92 Hele

 

WARDNER

Walter

 

 

1639

Rode

W

114 Harvey

Pr. 20 Jun by relict Sibil

WATTMAN

Thomas

 

 

1655

Maiden Bradley, Wilts

A

f.153

 

WATTS

Jacob

 

 

1652

Laverton

W

83 Bowyer

Pr. 8 Apr by relict Joan

WATTS

John

 

 

1633

Beckington

W

46 Russell

Pr. 10 May by relict Joan

WATTS

Thomas