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Will of William Fry, Gentleman of Crewkerne, Somerset. 1625

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Date: 1625 [unknown]
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Surnames/tags: Fry Hill
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Will of William Fry, Gentleman of Crewkerne, Somerset
National Archives, PROB 11/148/438
Probate granted 25 February 1625/6
Transcribed from image on Ancestry.co.uk by Helen M Ford
March 12th in the year of Our Lord God 1624 (ie 1624/5)
In the name of God Amen. I Willam Fry of Otehill in the parish of Crewkerne in the County of Somerset gent calling to mind the uncertainty of the life of man and how certayne athing it is, doe therefore resolve to make (large blank gap ) my wife and Tristram executors (gap) Then my will is that William shall have his maintenance from my executors for food and apparell untill he shall accomplish 21 yeares, and after if he shall dislike his diet then to have twenty marks ye annum by a rent charge to be granted by the executors dureing his life. Henry is to have his maintenance and to bee keept at scholle till he bee fitt for Oxford and then to have graunted in the like manner twenty pounds p’ annum dureing his life. My daughter is to bee maintayned as the rest and at her marriage or the yeres of one and twenty w’ch shall first happen, to have two hundred pounds to bee pay’d by the executors or any of them. I appoynt my overseers Thomas Hutchins my Uncle and Richard his sonne'. I give to the poore of Wyford xx s To the poore of Crewkerne xx s To the poor of Broadwinsor vj s viij (6s 8d) per me William Fry This is the some of my last will and testament to bee brought in forme at tyme of leasure and hereunto I have set my hand and seale
Witnesses Charles Cheriton, Catherin Pinny. Elizabeth Hutchins
Probate granted to the relict Sara Fry and Tristram Fry the son of the deceased 25 February 1625
  • William Fry of Ot’[hiell] gent was buried the xiiijth day of March 1524 (ie 2days after will was written)
Somerset Heritage Service; Taunton, Somerset, England; Somerset Parish Records, 1538-1914; Reference Number: D\P\crew/2/1/1 Crewkerne Register, image 117, ancestry.co.uk.

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