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23:33: Anna (Conway) Strutt edited the Biography for Geoffrey Pigot Gent. (bef.1600-bef.1674). (Minor corrections. ) [Thank Anna for this]

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His will was probated on 29 May 1674. He was buried in Forton, Staffordshire on 19 May 1674. In his will Geoffrey mentions Mr. Skrymsher, Lord of the Manor and gives a third of his copyhold land <ref> Wikipedia contributors, "Copyhold," Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, [https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Copyhold&oldid=1010985172 Wikipedia] (accessed [November 26, 2021]) </ref> to his wife, Judith. The other two thirds of his copyhold land he bequeaths to his grandaughter, Margaret Piggot and grandson, Thomas Higgins. Evidently, Geoffrey was farming the land owned by Lord of the Manor, Mr Skrymsher. He bequeathed his bay mare, sheep, cattle, swine, cheese and other materials related to husbandry to various members of the family.
His will was probated on 29 May 1674. He was buried in Forton, Staffordshire on 19 May 1674. In his will Geoffrey mentions Mr. Skrymsher, Lord of the Manor and gives a third of his copyhold land <ref> Wikipedia contributors, "Copyhold," Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, [https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Copyhold&oldid=1010985172 Wikipedia] (accessed [November 26, 2021]) </ref> to his wife, Judith. The other two thirds of his copyhold land he bequeaths to his grandaughter, Margaret Piggot and grandson, Thomas Higgins. Evidently, Geoffrey was farming the land owned by Lord of the Manor, Mr Skrymsher. He bequeathed his bay mare, sheep, cattle, swine, cheese and other materials related to husbandry to various members of the family.
<ref>"England, Staffordshire, Church Records, 1538-1944," database with images, FamilySearch https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QL7C-3FKK : 8 July 2020), Pigott in entry for Jeffery Pigott, 19 May 1674; citing Burial, Forton, Staffordshire, England, Staffordshire & Stoke on Trent Archive Service, Stafford; FHL microfilm 100,884,667. </ref>
<ref>"England, Staffordshire, Church Records, 1538-1944," database with images, FamilySearch https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QL7C-3FKK : 8 July 2020), Pigott in entry for Jeffery Pigott, 19 May 1674; citing Burial, Forton, Staffordshire, England, Staffordshire & Stoke on Trent Archive Service, Stafford; FHL microfilm 100,884,667. </ref>
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<ref name="will">"Index of Wills - Diocese of Lichfield and Coventry, 1600-1790," Name: Geoffrey Piggott, Residence: Forton, Staffordshire, Staffordshire Record Office Repository, Date Recorded: 29 May 1674, Lichfield Consistory Court, Reference B/C/11 [https://www.findmypast.com/search/results?datasetname=staffordshire%2C+dioceses+of+lichfield+and+coventry+wills+and+probate+1521-1860&sid=998&lastname=pig*&eventyear=1674&eventyear_offset=2&keywords=forton&county=staffordshire FindMyPast] (accessed [27 Nov 2021]) </ref>
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<ref name="will"> "Probate -Index of Wills - Diocese of Lichfield and Coventry, 1600-1790," Name: Geoffrey Piggott, Residence: Forton, Staffordshire, Staffordshire Record Office Repository, Date Recorded: 29 May 1674, Lichfield Consistory Court, Reference B/C/11 [https://www.findmypast.com/search/results?datasetname=staffordshire%2C+dioceses+of+lichfield+and+coventry+wills+and+probate+1521-1860&sid=998&lastname=pig*&eventyear=1674&eventyear_offset=2&keywords=forton&county=staffordshire FindMyPast] (accessed [27 Nov 2021]) </ref>


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