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Document Number:0412125
Title:Probate
Date:19 January 1733
For Sale:78.00
Condition:
Fair. The document has been badly folded but is otherwise in good condition. The probate seal is beginning to fall apart.
Description:
Parchment 1 sheet 47cm x 52cm with attached grant of probate and suspended embossed pendant seal.
Summary of contents:
Testator
Bartholomew Paxton of Barton Hartshorn, Buckinghamshire. Gentleman

BENEFICIARIES
Mary Watts (his daughter)
Grace Paxton (his wife)
Bartholomew Paxton (his son)
Susanna Paxton (his daughter)
William Paxton of Goddington, Oxfordshire. Yeoman

TRUSTEES
Edmund Dayroll of Langport, Parish of Stow, Buckinghamshire. Gentleman
Thomas Haycock of Daventry, Northamptonshire. Gentleman
George Fletcher of Stoke Lyne, Oxfordshire. Clerk
John Watts of Brackley, Northamptonshire. Plumber

SUBJECT
Bartholomew Paxton mentions a house in Barton Hartshorn, Buckinghamshire, and other property at Colick(?) in the parish of Wadsdon, Buckinghamshire.

This is a fairly detailed will with bequests of money to his daughters and to Elizabeth Paxton, the daughter of William Paxton. His wife is to have the goods in the parlour, but Susanna receives the goods in the parlour chamber. Susanna also received "the rents and profits of my estate in Barton for her life and to cut the hedges in a husband-like manner".

His Trustees each receive a gold ring.

His real estate goes to his son Bartholomew but with many provisions to ensure that it ends up with a "Protestant male heir of the Paxtons".
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