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Will of Christopher Buccle of Burgh

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This is a transcription of the original copy of the will of Christipher Buckle of Burgh under Stainmore in Westmorland, England. It was written on 18 January 1578/79.[1]

18th day of Januarye .1578 .

In the nayme of god. Amen.

I christoferr buccle of staynsmoor in burgh parish
of p[er]fite remebranc do make my last will in forme followyng.

first I
bequeth my soule to god, willing my body to be buried in my parish chirches
erth of burgh w[i]th godly [?] accustomyed and w[i]th dystributions to the poor accor
ding to my habilitie[?].

Item I will that agnes my wife shall have my fermhold during
her widooheid for the upbryingying and helpying of my children

Item I will th[a]t
my eldest doghtt[e]r shall have (by the licens and goodnes of my lord and lady) my
fermhold aft[e]r my wife.

Desiring my good freend michaell brunscaill o[u]r bailif
th[a]t he will be co[n]tent th[a]t h[i]s son mychaell shall mary and wedd my said eldest doghtt[e]r
and then to say if so maried I do gyve my full right and title of my said fermhold
w[i]th my warantes and indentures w[i]th all as full authoritie as in me lieth, and if
this can not be broght tp pass noe th[a]t my said eldest doghtt[e]r can not git[?] the same
fermhold then I do gyve my good will of my fermhold to my brother Jaymes
Buccle to [?]home I do gyv my r[?]th or seat in the church.

Item I do make my
said wife and iiij of my yongest doghttrs to be my executores.

Item I desire my
severall freends jaymes buccle my brother, edward brunscaill and arthur
Dickissn to be ov[e]rseers, cunseleres and helpes to my said wif and children. Wit
neeses. mychaell brunscaill, jaymes buccle, edward brunscaill, arthur
dickesonjnr raymes brunscaill and others

Research Notes

An electronic copy of the will and Inventory from Carlisle Archive Service is held by Hatton-949 08:32, 16 February 2022 (UTC)


  1. Will of Christopher Buckle Wills and Administrations 1548-1941, Diocese of Carlisle wills, letters of Administration and associated probate documents 1579, Series PROB/1579/WINVX31 (probate Box 62), Cumbrian Archive Centre, Carlisle, Cumbria, England. CASCAT (Accessed 6 February 2022).

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