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Burbage Names in Wills

These names appear in Wills of Burbage people Updated 31 May 1999


The Will of Mary COX (1746 - 1822), single woman {daughter of George COX and Mary COLEMAN} dated 1816

To: nephew William COX son of John COX five pounds
To: nephew William COX son of brother George COX five pounds
To: nephew William COX son of brother Joseph COX five pounds
To: niece Jane HILLIARD daughter of sister Jane NEWMAN five pounds
Executor: nephew William COX son of brother John COX
Witnesses: Philip NEALE, Hugh NEALE
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The Will of Richard TILLY, Yeoman, of Lye Hill, Burbage, proved 1797

Wife: Betty TILLY {he had married Hannah GALE 1755}
Sister: Jane WILKINS
Occupiers of property: Thomas GODDARD, John STAGG, James GALE
Brother in law: Francis GODBER
Gifts: Thomas Bright GALE, Yeoman of Durley, John TUCKER, Shopkeeper of Wilcot
Nephews: James, Richard, & Daniel WILKINS
Nieces: Martha WILLIS, Jane GODDARD, Ann COX
Witnesses: Daniel CHANDLER, Richard REEVES, Sarah HOOPER


Oath of adminstration of Mary WILCOX [nee BARTER] 1843

Son: William WILCOX
Clerks: James Thomas HURLOCK, Reverend Thomas MEYLER, John Shepherd GALE
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Affidavit by William WILCOX, executed 21st Apr 1848

Mother: Mary WILCOX
Other signatories: David COX, Charles BURROUGH
Clerks: Reverend Thomas MEYLER, John Shepherd GALE


Bond to administer the estate of Catherine POPEJAY of Burbage, dated 28 July 1681

Sons & adminstrators: Robt John and Thomas Popejay [all of Burbage, Wilts]
Signed: Robert Popy, John Popy, Thome Popeiay, Johis Goodald [marks]
Witness Geo Woodford
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Will of Robert POPEJOYE of Burbage, dated 8th July 1702

Brothesr: John & Thomas
Sister: Catharine, living at Andover
Signed: Robert popioy
Witnesses: Tho: Andrews, Stephen Rowe [?], Nath Poepioy
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Will and inventory of John POPJOYE of Burbage, dated 10th Feb 1729

Grandson & Executor: John Andrews
Other God Children: William Andrewes, Thomas Andrewes and Elizabeth Andrewes
Signed: John Popjoye [mark]
Witnesses: John Wrinch, Elizabeth Wrinch
Proved 25 Aug 1735 before Benj: D'Aranda [?]
Inventory signed: Francis Andrews, John Neale
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Will and inventory of John Gale HILLIER, surgeon, of Lambourn [formerly of Milton Lilbourne], dated 30th Jan 1861 [died 31st July 1866]

Wife: Emmeline [Somerset]
Late uncle: Rev John Shephard Gale of Burbage
Uncle's daughter: Mary Elizabeth Laura Gale
Brother: Henry Jenner Hillier of Granham
Sons: Jenner Gale Hillier, Somerset Hillier
Wife's nephew: Francis Flower Somerset of Newbury
Witnesses: Anne Halcomb & John Halcomb of Hungerford
Other: Christopher Smith
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