Here are some interesting transcripts of wills and other documents, click on the reference number to view them.

Description of the document:

Ref No:
Will of Alexander Beebie, shoemaker of Great Addington, b. abt 1555, m. Elizabeth HullLS001
Will of John Beebie of Great Addington, will proved 1622LS002
Will of James Bebye of Great Addington, d. 1631LS003
Will of Elizabeth Beby (nee Hull) of Great Addington, wife of Alexander, d. 1634LS004
Will of John Beeby of Great Addington, wife Susannah Sanderson, probate 1694LS005
Will of Lawrence Beeby of Great Addington, wife Mary, written 1761LS006
Will of Alexander Beeby, yeoman of Great Addington, probate Feb 1671LS008
Land transfer, 1631, between James Bebye and John Bebye who sailed to America in 1650, mentions Rebecca (Ladd).LS009

You will appreciate how difficult it can be sometimes to read these old wills and documents, some of which are in quite poor condition. Where a word cannot be read it is replaced by a ~ character.

Here is a typical sample of text from one of these wills, in this case Lawrence Beeby - LS006.

Will image

This page last updated 22nd July 2002