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WILL of Robert GONNER potter of FRIMLEY died 1637

Hampshire Record Office will & inventory ref 1637B20

Transcript by Mary Bennett, Assistant Curator Surrey Heath Museum


1 In the name of god Amen. The tenth day of May Anno

2 Dom 1637 I Robert Gonner of Frimley in the County of

3 Surrey potter beinge sick & deseased in body but sound in mind

4 & of perfect remembrance for which I give prayse unto almighty

5 god doe here make my last will and testament in manner and

6 forme as followeth Impri(mis) I give and bequeath my soule into the

7 hands of almighty god the maker & creator herof & hopinge &

8 trustinge to be saved by the merritts & mercyes of Christ Jesus

9 & my body to the earth to be buried in the church yard of

10 Frimley and my lands goods and Chattells I bequeath as

11 followeth Im(em) I give unto the poore of Frimley two shillinge to

12 be payed att my funerall It(em) I give unto my brother Richard Gonner

13 two shillinges six pence for a payre of gloves It(em) I give unto my sister

14 Alice Gonner my least brasse kettle It(em) I give unto my sister Susan

15 my lest brasse pot It(em) I give unto my brother John Gonner

16 my greatest brasse kettle All the rest of my goods & chattells

17 unbequeathed I give unto Thomas Watts my unckle & John Cox

18 my trusty and loveinge friends whom I make executors

17 in trust of this my last will and testament to sell all

18 my goods & Chattells to discharge my funeral expenses

19 & to pay my debts & the rest of the money that shall remaine

20 to divide & give the one halfe to my brother John Gonner & the

21 other halfe to be divided bettweene my sisters Alice & Susan

22 aforesayed accordinge to the discretion of my executors above

23 named as they shall see needs giveinge unto each of them five

24 shillings a peece In wittnesse wherof I have hereto sett my

25 hand & seale the day and yeare first above written

26 Signed Sealed and delivered

27 in the presence of us

28 Robert Field

29 John (two marks) Watts

30 his marke

26 ye marke of

27 (mark)

28 Robert Gonner


Probate granted 25th May 1637 to Thomas Watts & John Cox


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