Last Will and Testament of George Devereux

TestatorGeorge Devereux
Date created1705
Probate date 

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People mentioned in the document

Name Relationship to testator Details Signed or Mark Function
George Deverux Self Occupation: Grocer, From: Pirton, County: Herts   Testator
James Deverux Father Bequest Money: £1   Legatee
Ellenor Hammond Mother in law Bequest Money: £1   Legatee
Anne Hanscombe Aunt Bequest Money: £1   Legatee
Aunt Bequest Money: £1   Legatee
William Hanscombe   Bequest Money: £1
Comment: Testator's uncle in law
James Hanscomb   Bequest Money: £1
Comment: Husband of Anne Hanscomb
Anne Hanscomb Cousin Bequest Money: £1
Comment: Wife of James Hanscomb
Elizabeth Burrall Friend Bequest Money: £5   Legatee
Joan Aunt Bequest: Residue of estate   Executrix
Edward Lacy       Witness
Thomas Taryer       Witness
William Hanscombe       Witness

Database record number: PROBH-139
Record from Probate documents at HALS, identifier [34HW35]

Last Will and Testament:
Will conveys real (immovable) property ie land to heirs after an individual's death. Testament conveys personal (moveable) property to heirs. The term will eventually referred to both a Will and a Testament. A registered Will is an official copy made by a court clerk which is enrolled in a book.

About Probate documents: Each will or inventory has a unique record number, each person mentioned in that will is linked to the unique record number.

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