Last Will and Testament of John Tickner of Wonersh, Surrey - 1638


Testator: John Tickner of Smithwood, Wonersh, Surrey. Yeoman

Date of Will: 16 April 1638

(To repair of church ten shillings; to the poor one pound)

To my wife Agnes Tickner my messuage called Smithwood and my messuage in the occupation of John Rowland alias Grubbey in Wonersh until my eldest son Richard Tickner is twenty three, and at the age of twenty three all my land in Wonersh to him paying to my daughters Ann Tickner and James Tickner forty pounds each at twenty three; to my wife Agnes Tickner my other messuage called Little Chilworth which I lately bought from Richard Collier in Albury and Shere paying to my son Henry Tickner forty pounds at the age of twenty three; to my sons William Tickner and Stephen Tickner and to my daughter Margaret Tickner forty pounds each at twenty two; to my daughter Joan Tickner being weak, lame and impotent five pounds per annum for life once my son Richard is twenty three and she to have houseroom at Smithwood; to my brother Richard Tickner of Wonersh six shillings and eightpence; residue to my wife Agnes Tickner, Executrix

Overseers: Mr Stephen Geree, vicar of Wonersh (twenty pounds)

Witnesses: Samuel Wickham; Stephen Hewet

Codicil: 15 August 1640 "sick" to Agnes the tenement which is mortgaged by me to Henry Weekes; to my youngest son John Tickner forty pounds out of Samuel's land
Witnesses: Thomas Frances; Richard Walter

Proven: 18th September 1640