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Lichfield Joint Record Office

  From a list supplied by John Shakespear, descendant of the Keresley family.

 
Year Name Place Notes Availability on Website
1558 Christopher of Packwood
 

 
1558 Elizabeth of Derby
 

 
1605 Roger of Tachbrook
 

 
1605/6 William of Coventry
 

 
1606/7 John of Coventry
 

 
1637 William of Coventry
 

 
1683/4 Thomas of Packington Parva
 

 
1686 William of Coventry
 

 
1687 Thomas of Little Packington
 

 
1688 John of Austrey
 

 
1693 Thomas of Coventry
 

 
1700 George of Fillongley (?husband of Mary Orton) Summary
1709 Thomas of Coventry (husband of Rebecca)
 
1712 Sarah of Penn (Adm)
 
1720 Thomas of Arley (may be husband or son of Maria) Summary
 
1724 William of Coventry (Cardmaker)
 
1725 George of Coleshill (of Packington)
 
1728 Ephraim of Flecknoe
 

 
1729 William of Arley (husband of Mary)
 
1734 George of Coleshill
 

 
1751 George of Fillongley (?s. of William & Mary)
 
1751 Ann
 
Spinster
 
1763 Thomas of Fillongley (husband of Ann) Summary
 
1768 Mary of Aston
 

 
1768 Richard of Aston
 

 
1776 Thomas of Fillongley (s. of Thos & Ann, nee Grosvenor) Summary

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1780 Ann
 
(Nee Grosvenor, wife of Thos of Fillongley) Summary
1789 John Stretton-On-Dunsmore (s.of Thomas b.1717, of Keresley
 
1804 Simon of Keresley
 

 
1805 Thomas of Napton
 

 
1822 Benjamin of Kingswinford
 

 
1830 William of Birmingham
 
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1830 Thomas of Fillongley (s.of Thomas & Mary)
 
1835 William of Birmingham
 

 
1842 John of Coventry
 

 
1843 James of West Bromwich
 

 
1851/7 John of Corley
 

 
1853 George of Fillongley (?brother of John & Lucy)
 
1854 Elizabeth
 
Quad Bona
 

See Also: Brief details of Shakespeare Wills on The IGI

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