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The Will Of Joseph Pullen

 
Assertion about Joseph Pullen's Will

Memorandum that Joseph Pullen late of Helmdon in the county of Northampton maultster being of good and perfect memory and understanding, did the eight and twentyeth day of February in the yeare of our Lord one thousande six hundred seventy and two in the presence of us whose names are hereunder written make and declare his last will to be as followeth

Imprimis he did give and bequeath unto his mother Amey Pullen all his goods and chattells that were propperly his owne except one quarter of mault which he did then bequeath to the young men of the towne; he did allso give unto his mother the two acres of lande durring her life.

Item: He did give and bequeath unto his brother Benjamin(?) Pullen his halfe yard lande with the appurtenances he paying his sister Mary Pullen twenty pounds of lawfull English money at the time he was enjoyned to pay it by his fathers will and he did allso give unto his said sister Mary Pullen ten pounds of lawfull English money, besides the twenty pounds of the said thirty pounds to be payd out of the halfe yardlande

Item: he did make and ordayne his mother Amey Pullen to be sole executrix of the same will and testament.

In witness wherof we have hereunto set our hands the eighth & twenty day of Aprill in the yeare of our lord God: 1673: he did also give and bequeath unto his mother at the same time, his two parts of the cottage durring her life

George Harris
Nathaniell Cross
Joseph Townsend


NOTE It is hoped that the names have been transcribed correctly. The original document can be seen in the Helmdon wills section at the Northamptonshire Record Office.

 
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