Here are some interesting transcripts of wills and other documents, click on the reference number to view them.
Description of the document:
|Will of Alexander Beebie, shoemaker of Great Addington, b. abt 1555, m. Elizabeth Hull||LS001|
|Will of John Beebie of Great Addington, will proved 1622||LS002|
|Will of James Bebye of Great Addington, d. 1631||LS003|
|Will of Elizabeth Beby (nee Hull) of Great Addington, wife of Alexander, d. 1634||LS004|
|Will of John Beeby of Great Addington, wife Susannah Sanderson, probate 1694||LS005|
|Will of Lawrence Beeby of Great Addington, wife Mary, written 1761||LS006|
|Will of Alexander Beeby, yeoman of Great Addington, probate Feb 1671||LS008|
|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.
This page last updated 22nd July 2002