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Wills (ERO D/ACW11/89 Jn Finch of Colne Engaine alias Gainscolne 1629)

27.7.1629 (Monday 27 July 1629)

document 3701506

in the name of god amen memorandum that I Jn Finch of Colne Engaine alias Gainscolne in the county of Essex husbandman being in perfect memory thanks be to god do make this my last will and testament in manner and form as followeth first I bequeath my soul into the hands of almighty god trusting to be saved through the alone merits of my blessed saviour and redeemer jesus christ then I bequeath my body to the earth to be buried in decent and christian burial and for my worldly goods which the lord hath lent me I bequeath and give them as followeth first I give unto my son Jn Finch of Pedmarsh the sum of 67li which shall be paid him within one month after the death of my wife Judith item I give to the said Jn after the death of my wife the biggest hutch in my house item I give him one pair of iron harrows after the death of my wife item I give unto him more a draw rake after the death of my wife I give unto my son Reynold Finch of Colchester the sum of 5li to be paid him within one month after the death of my wife Judith I give unto my son Robt Finch of Earls Colne 20s to be paid him within one month after the death of my wife I give unto my daughter Judith the wife of Thos Rampton of Colne Engaine 12d to be paid her within one month after the death of my wife I give to my daughter Ellen the wife of Nath Louekin of Suffolk 12d to be paid her within one month after the death of my wife I give to my daughter Mary the wife of Edw Parker of Beaumount 40s to be paid her within one month after the death of my wife I give to my daughter Alice the wife of Hen Payne of Audley 12d to be paid her within one month after the death of my wife I give to my daughter Ann the wife of Robt Troles of Aldum 12d to be paid her within one month after the death of my wife I give to my daughter Ann the wife of Jn Turner of Wakes Colne 12d to be paid her within one month after the death of my wife I give to my son in law Robt Troles above named my malting vat and hair cloth to be enjoyed within one month after the death of my wife I give all the remainder of my goods and chattels whatsoever are unbequeathed to my beloved wife Judith whom I make the sole executrix of this my will in witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 27.7.1629 in the presence of these witnesses whose names are hereunder written Ben Kynton mark Joseph Harvy mark Jn Finch