Will of George Northey of West Mersea 1660 D/ABW 61/251

Will of George Northey Essex Record Office D/ABW 61/251

Transcribed by Beverley Smith MARG group May 2020
There is a translation to Modern English further down the page

Memorandum that about ten days after
Michaelmas in the yeare of our Lord 1660
(the name otherwise the witness hereunto
subscribing cannot now remember) George
Northey late of West Mersea in the county
of Essex being sicke of body, but of good and
p[er]fect mind & memory, & having an intent
and purpose to settle his estate did make &
declare his last will & testament Nuncupative
in these or the like words in effect. viz I
give and dispose of one & twenty pounds wh[ic]h
now lies in the hands of Mr. Monke of
St. Buttolphs Colchester unto the use of my
daughter Mary Northey & I do desire my
brother Thomas of St. Buttolphs afor[e]s--
to bring up the same child with the interest
of the same money & {th--t--n} eleven
pounds of the principall, rendring unto
my said daughter Mary the remaining
ten pounds at her age of one & twenty
years. All wh[ic]h words or the same in
effect be the {------} --Northey being of
p[er]fect mind & memory as afores[ai]d did utter &
declare in the presence & hearing of divers
credible witnesses.

Witnesses hereunto./             5th (quinto) [Novem] bris 1661 iurat fuit

sign[um]             Adm' cu'

Marie Wilkin             coram me

sign[um]             John Nettles surrogate

Thome Northey

----- gbri-1661 iurat -----

gbrs 1661 iurat

John Nettles surrogate


Will of George Northey D/ABW 61/251
Translation to Modern English by Beverley Smith - May 2020

Memorandum that about ten days after
Michaelmas in the year of our Lord 1660
(the name otherwise the witness hereunto
subscribing cannot now remember) George
Northey late of West Mersea in the county
of Essex being sick of body, but of good and
perfect mind and memory, and having an intent
and purpose to settle his estate did make and
declare his last will and testament Nuncupative
in these or the like words in effect viz I
give and dispose of one and twenty pounds which
now lies in the hands of the Monks of
St. Botolphs Colchester unto the use of my
daughter Mary Northey, and I do desire my
brother Thomas Northey of St. Botolphs aforesaid
to bring up the same child with the interest
of the same money and eleven
pounds of the principal, rendering unto
my said daughter Mary the remaining
ten pounds at her age of one and twenty
years. All which words or the same in
effect to be the words of George Northey being of
perfect mind and memory as aforesaid did utter and
declare in the presence of hearing of divers
credible witnesses

Witnesses hereunto         --- gbris 1661 iurat fuit
signed         A---- cui iuglio -----
Marie Wilkin         coram ---
signed         John Nettles surrogate
Thomas Northey

-----gbris 1661 iurat -----
---- John Nettles surrogate

5 November 1660
ID: MARG_129_011
Source: Mersea Museum