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Will of Humphrey Poplewell, Yeoman of Beltoft. 1670

In the name of God Amen. 

I Humfrey Poplewell of Beltoft in the Isle of Axholme in the County of Lincoln yeoman being in health & of good & perfect rememrance thanks be to Allmightie God do make this my last will & testament in manner & form following 

First I give my sowle to almight[ie] God my maker & to Jesus Christ his only Son & my Saviour & hopeth that my sowle shalbe saved ****** the death & passion & my body to be buryed in the parish Church of Belton near my stalle doore 

Item I give to the poore of Belton xxs & to the poore of Beltoft xs to be given when I am buried

Item I give to my son William Poplewell in full satisfaction of his childs porcion the sum of five pounds [twenty shillings crossed out] & to his wife six shillings eight pence to buy hir a ring 

Item I give to his son Humfrey Poplewell twenty pounds to be paid him with six months after he come to the age of twenty & one yeares 

Item I give to Thomas, William, David and John his sons the sum of xs a peece when they come to the age of twenty & one years

Item I give to my Sister Haldenby six shillings eight pence to buy hir a ring

Item I give to John Poplewell my son the sum of twenty shillings in full of his childs porcon & to his wife ten shillings be paid them within one yeare after my decease & to his ****** Elizab***** John & Humfrey his children the sum of ten shillings a peece when they shall accomplish the age of twenty & one yeares

And I give to Ann Kynman my daughter twentie pence [t... pounds crossed out] in full satisfaccon of her childs porcon & to be paid to her within one [two crossed out] years next after my decease

Item all the rest of my goods moveable & unmoveable I give to my son Thomas Poplewell this whom I make Excutor of this my will & testament paying my debts legacies & funeral expences discharged


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Last updated 18 July 2014