Last Will and Testament of Michael Turner

TestatorMichael Turner
Date created1721
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People mentioned in the document

Name Relationship to testator Details Signed or Mark Function
Michael Turner Self Status: Younger, Occupation: Yeoman, From: Pirton, County: Herts Signed  Testator
Thomas Turner Brother From: Hertford, County: Herts, Bequest Money: £100
Comment: The £40 he owes his brothers Michael ,William is forgiven
Elizabeth Ratherum Sister Bequest Money: £50
Comment: Wife of John Ratherum (deceased)
John Ratherum Brother in law Status: Deceased
Comment: Husband of Elizabeth Ratherum
Ann Turner Niece Bequest Money: £10
Comment: Daughter of brother Thomas Turner
Phillip Ratherum   Bequest Money: £5
Comment: Kinsman, to be paid upon him going for apprenticeship( could be John & Elizabeth Ratherum's son)
Mary Herrad Sister Bequest Money: £1 1s
Comment: Wife of Ezelkell Herrad (deceased)
Ezelkell Herrad Brother in law Status: Deceased
Comment: Husband of Mary Herrad
Amos Carter Brother in law Bequest Money: £1 1s   Legatee
William Turner Brother Bequest: All freehold lands & tenements in Pirton; & all copyhold & customary lands in manors of Doddingsells & Ramrick in Pirton; plus residue of estate   Executor
Edward Lacy       Witness
Thomas Wiltshier       Witness
Michael Ansell       Witness
John Hamond       Witness

Database record number: PROBH-420
Record from Probate documents at HALS, identifier [134HW36]

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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