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William MERRIDEW

Male 1600 - 1674  (~ 73 years)


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  • Name William MERRIDEW 
    Born C1600  of Easterton, WIL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Jan 1674  Easterton, Market Lavington, WIL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 24 Jan 1674  St Mary, Market Lavington, WIL Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I2282  Merredew
    Last Modified 16 Sep 2015 

    Family Anne __________- 
    Married c1629 
    Children 
     1. Ann MERRIDEW,   b. C1630, of Market Lavington, WIL Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Jane MERRIDEW,   b. C1635, of Tinhead, WIL Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Elizabeth MERIDEW,   b. C1640, of Everley, WIL Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 26 Jan 2017 
    Family ID F997  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 674/5 Letters Commissional re William Meredew
      homas Lambert, Professor of Sacred Theology, Archdeacon of the Archdeaconry of Salisbury,
      Sends greetings in the Lord, jointly and severally, to our beloved in Christ, Richard Bowman, John Martin and Thomas Tanner, Clerks,
      By these presents we commit to you, jointly and severally, in whose fidelity we greatly confide, our standing and authority,
      To administer the oath, according to the form here below written, to Anne Meredew, widow, relict and executrix of a certain William Mewedewe, late of Easterton, in the County of Wiltshire and within our archidiaconal jurisdiction of Salisbury, deceased,
      And indeed to William Shergold and Owen Adly, witnesses etc,
      Commanding that these oaths having been carried out, you duly transmit our Commission, subscribed with your own hands, or the hand of any of you, together with these presents.
      Given at Salisbury under the seal of our office on the sixth day of the month of March in the year of our Lord 1674.

      Henry Butler, Advocate

      The form of the oath to the executrix

      You shall swear that the paper annexed to these presents doth contain in it the true last will and testament of William Meredewe your late deceased husband, and that you will well and truly execute and perform the same will and testament nuncupative, by paying his debts and legacies so far forth as his goods, chattels and credits will thereto extend and the law charge you, and also do exhibit a true and perfect inventory of the said deceased's goods, and pass an account thereupon when you shall be thereunto required.

      The form of the oath to the witnesses

      You shall swear that the paper annexed to these presents doth contain in it the true last will and testament nuncupative [some words apparently omitted here] and that he was of perfect mind and memory when he made and declared the same.

      The oaths above written was ministered to the said Anne Meredewe, William Shergold and Owen Adly on the tenth day of March in the year of our Lord 1674 by me, John Marten, Vicar of Bushop's Lavington.

      1674 Nuncupative will of William Meredewe

      16 Jan 1673 William Meredew of Easterton, WIL in parish of Market Lavington, WIL Yeoman. House and Garden at Easterton to Ann my wife for her life and after to my Grandchild Anne Fford. Son in law John Cooke owes me 12

  • Sources 
    1. [S1658] NBI, National Burial Index CD, (Federation of FHS 3nd Edition 2010).
      Buried 24 Jan 1674 Willm Meridue