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WILL OF HUMPHREY STARY, CLEOBURY MORTIMER, 1712

 

In the name of God Amen Humphrey Starie of Cleobury Mortimer in the County of Salop and  Dyocese of Hereford Yeoman being of sound and perfect mind and memory praised be God for the same and mindfull of my mortality doe make this my last Will and Testament in manner  following (that is to say) First I give and bequeath my soule into the hands of Allmighty God my Maker and Redeemer trusteing thro the meritoriouse death and passion of my Saviour Jesus Christ to have free pardon and forgivenesse of all my sins and to inherit eternall life and my body to be buryed at the discretion of my Executrix hereafter named.  And as for the worldly estate it hath pleased to intrust me with I dispose of the same as followeth. And first I give devise and bequeath unto my dear and loveing wife my daughter Elizabeth and to such child or children as my now wife is pregnant with the revertion of the lower house and apputennces [appurtenances] scytuate lying and being in Neen Sollars in the County of Salop which will amount to the sume of one hundred and thirty pounds to be equally divided amongst them. But my will further is that if none of them survive my brother Thomas Starie and leave noe child or children behind them then I doe will that my god daughter Margaret English shall have fifty pounds thereof and the daughter of George Tayler and the eldest daughter of Thomas Hooper shall have fifty pounds thereof apeice.  All the rest residue and remainder of all and singular my goods money cattle and chattels whatsoever after my debts and funerall charges are payd I freely give and bequeath unto my dear abd loveing wife whom I make and ordaine sole Executrix of this my last Will and Testament revoking all other Wills by me made. In witnesse whereof I have hereunto putt my hand and seale the second day of February in the yeare of our Lord God one thousand and seaven hundred and eleaven. Hump: Starie. Signed sealed published and declared by the said Humphrey Starie as his last Will and Testament in the presence of the marke of Elizabeth Bullock, Samuell Hagley.

Probatum test[ament]um apud Ludlow ottavo die mensis Aprilis anno d[o]m[ini] 1712. Coram venti viro Edwardo Wynn Leg[atus] doctore reverendi in Christo Pris. ... Humphredi permissione divina Hereford Ep. Vicar etc Elizabetham Starie vid[ua] .... defunct & Executricem et cui et primitus de bene etac de pleno .. non devero et coram magistro Thoma Gwillim Chro A. M. Surro et Iurato Salvo jure ..... [Probate granted at Ludlow 8 Apr 1712 to Elizabeth Starie, widow and Executrix]

Abstract

1712 Apr 8
T[estamentu]m Humphredi Stary nuper de Cleobury Mortimer in Com[itis] Sal[opia] et Dioc[esia] Hereford defuncti prob[atum] fuit p[er] Eliz[abeth]am Stary vid[uam] rel[i]c[t]am d[ic]ti dec[e]ssi ex[ecuto]rem iur[at] cora[m] sur[roga]to sup[ra]d[i]c[t]a] eodem die
Cleobury Mortiner
£35-03s-0d
[Note on side of entry stating that probate was granted 15 Jun 1731. There is such an entry in 1731 but this entry has been crossed out.]

[Will of Humphrey Stary of parish of Cleobury Mortimer in Shropshire deceased probate granted to Elizabeth Stary daughter and executor]