- Born: 1613, Tintinhull, Somersetshire, England
- Christened: 9 May 1613, Tintinhull, Somersetshire, England
- Marriage (1): Mary
- Marriage (2): Alice
- Died: 1659, Tintinhull, Somersetshire, England at age 46
- Buried: 16 Apr 1659, Tintinhull, Somersetshire, England
Will of John Priddle (Senior) Yeoman. received from John Priddle, Worcester Park, Surrey.
The fourth day of the moneth called Aprill in the yeare of our Lord 1659, I John Priddle, the elder, of Tintenhull in the County of Sommerset, yeoman, being sicke of body but perfect and sound of memory doe make and ordaine this my last Will and Testament in manner and form followinge videlicet.
First my will is that my body be buried in the auncient buriall-place, commonly called the churchyard of the parish of Tintenhull aforesaid, in the North side of the Causewaye by my Sonne James his grave betweene the Caseway and his grave.
Also, I give unto my Sonne George Priddle all my right and remainder of yeares in my Lease of the Tennement called Bishops conteyning by estimacion, Fourteene acres lying in the Parish of Tinten hall aforesaid. And whereas there is a certaine Bond wherein I stood bound with my Sonne John Priddle to one M[aste]r Stroud and the said Bond being by me fully satisfied and thereupon the said M[aste]r Stroud having promised for my redresse and satisfaction to make over the said Bond by Letter of Attorney to me or my assignes to recover the same against the said John Priddle, my will is that the same be sealed unto my Sonne George and his assignes to receive the benefitt thereoff.
Also I give and bequeath unto my Sonne George, the halfehead bedstead in the middle chamber and Featherbed and all the rest of the Furniture there unto belonging.
And Also my Furnace Pan and the little brasse potte.
Also I give and bequeath unto my Sonne George twenty Nobles of monie to be paid unto him by my wife Mary (whom I shall hereafter appoint my Executrix) at or before the time of her death or marriage with an other husband.
Also I give and bequeath unto my daughter Joane Priddle, the bedstead in the middle chamber and the featherbedd and featherboulster, two feather pillows, two blankets, coverled and paire of sheets and such other furniture as is belonging thereto, and also the truckle bedsteade and dust bedd with all the furniture thereof in the same chamber and also my best brasse pan and best pott, halfe a dossan pewter dishes, one of the great chaires and a little chair, two ioind stooles and another little ioynd stoole, and the cheste and also the Virginalls.
Also I give unto her my said daughter Joane Twenty pounds of money to be paid by my said wife Mary at or before her decease or marriage as abovesaid.
Also I give and bequeath unto my daughter Anne Priddle the Standing bedstead in the North Chamber and the feather bedd and feather boulster, two feather pillowes and coverled and pairs of sheetes , one paire of Blanketts and all other such furniture as thereunto belongeth and also the truckle bedstead in the same chamber and the dust bedd, all the other furniture belonging thereunto and also the Table board and forme in the hall, two ioynd stooles and one low one, the second best pot and the lesser brasse pan and halfe a dozen pewter dishes, and twenty markes of monie to be paid as abovesaid.
Also I give and bequesth unto my Sonne Samuell, the summe of Twenty pounds to be paid also by my said wife Mary as abovesaid videlicet at or before the time of her decease or marriage and if my said wife Mary at any time before such her her [sic] decease or marriage shall lay out or disburse any summe of money towards placing or setling any of my said Children, my will is that the same be allowed and accompted as part of the summes aforesaid hereby given and bequesthed to them. And to all the rest of my children I give and bequeath twelve pence a peace.
All the rest of my Goods, Chattells, Cattell, household stuff and all things whatsoever within my house or without to me belonging, not formerly given or bequeathed, I give and bequeath to my loving wife Mary whom I make and appoint Executrix of this my last Will and Testament.
And also my will is that my said wife Mary shell have the use and benefitt of all such goods, Chattells and household stuff whatsoever aforegiven to my said children for and during the terme of her life, if shee keepe her Selfe in my name or continue a widdowe or unmarried and at her decease or Marriage my Children abovemencioned to have the full use and benefitt of their severall porcions before expressed.
In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and Seal this day and yeare above written. Witnes hereunto: John Trott, John Pitt, John Hawkins.
This will was proved at London before the Judges for probate of Wills and granting administracions the Eight day of October in the yeare of our Lord one thousand and six hindred and fifty nine by the oath of Mary Priddle, the Relict and Executrix named in the said will. To Whom Administracion was committed of all and singular the Goods, Chattells and debts of the said deceased, shee being first sworne by Commission truly to administer.
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From Tintinhull Tithes, 1629, "John Priddle junior & his wife oblations 4d, garden 1d, 4 kine white 12d, 2 calves sold 16d, 2 calves reared 1d, a colt 1d, 2 acres & 1 yd in long meade 4½d, privy tithes 4d, .....3/7½."
John married Mary. (Mary died in Dec 1653 in Tintinhull, Somersetshire, England and was buried on 20 Dec 1653 in Tintinhull, Somersetshire, England.)
John next married Alice. (Alice died in 1678 in Tintinhull, Somersetshire, England and was buried on 16 Nov 1678 in Tintinhull, Somersetshire, England.)