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BRINDLEY OF STAFFORDSHIRE 1
Posted by: Richard Williams (ID *****6048) Date: October 19, 2006 at 16:17:06
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Would be intersted to hear from anyon related to this family

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BRINDLEY

William Brindley (of Stowe, Staffs) c1517-1589
i 1 Feb 1588.9 Stowe
chn: [?] Hugh Brindley b c1547 below
[?] Joan Brindley i 2 Mar 1596.7 Stowe
[?] Catherine Brindley b c1556; m 10 Apr 1581 Stowe: Thomas Collier

Hugh Brindley of Hixon in Stowe, Staffs husbandman c1547-1627
m Isabel .....; i as wife of Hugh 10 Nov 1623 Stowe
i as husbandman 30 Nov 1627; Will (Lichfield) 5 Jul 1624/11 Dec 1627 [below]
chn: William Brindley c no parents named 6 Mar 1576.7 Stowe; (with 3 unnamed chn)
1624 fw below
[?] Margaret Brindley c no parents named 20 Jan 1578.9 Stowe
Richard Brindley c no parents named 16 Aug 1581 Stowe; 1624 fw further below
Joan Brindley c no parents named 2 Aug 1584 Stowe; 1624 E fw
George Brindley c no parents named 10 Nov 1586 Stowe; (as youngest son) 1624 fw;
i 21 Jan 1639.40 Stowe

In the name of god Amen the v th day of July in the yeare of our Lord god one thousand sixe hundred twentie and foure I Hugh Brindley of Hixton in the Countie of Stafford husbandman being at this present time of reasonable health of bodie and of sound and perfect memorie praysed be god knowinge the certaintie [of] death to all humaine creatures and the uncertaintie of the tyme thereof therefore willinge and desirous to put in order to the glor[i]e of god the good of my children and my owne content all such worldy substance as god of his greate goodnesse hath blessed one withall doe ordaine and make this my last will and testament in manner and forme following. First I commend my soule unto almyghtie god my creator and to Jesus Christ my redeemer assuredly trusting to be partaker of the kingdome of heaven and the joyes thereof by and through the meritts of Jesus Christ and my bodie to be laid upp in Xtian buriall in the parish churchyarde of Stowe untill the generall resurrection at the last day believing assuredly it shall then arise and bee reunited againe unto my soule and enioye the happines of gods kingdomne [for] evermore first i give and bequeath unto my sonne William Brindley v shillings. Item I give and bequeath unto my said sonne Willam Brindley his three children each of them v shillings. Item I give and bequeath unto my sonne Richard Brindley one table [lost] frame standing in the house. Item I give and bequeath unto Frauncis Reyley xii d. Item I give and bequeath unto my daughter Joane Brindley all my parte of househould goods within the house and debts and funerall expences sufficiently paid and discharged Item I give and bequeath all the rest and residue of my goods whatsoever unto my youngest sonne George Brindley and to my daughter Joane Brindley equally to be devided betwixt them Item I make and ordinaine my daughter Joane Brindley my true and lawfull executor to see this my last will and testament performed and duly executed all former wills and testaments heretofore had made and ordained I utterly disanull and disallow these being witnesses. Georg ?Bretton, Sampson Booth, Edward Maredith, Rich. Brindley/ [not signed]. Probate to Joanna Brinley.

William Brindley (of Stowe, Staffs) 1577-
c 6 Mar 1576.7 Stowe
(with 3 unnamed chn) 1624 fw
chn: [?] Walter Brindley b c1600; (unnamed) 1624 pgfw below
..... Brindley (unnamed) 1624 pgfw
..... Brindley (unnamed) 1624 pgfw

Walter Brindley of Brockton in Baswich, Staffs yeoman c1600-1682
m1 as of Brocton 22 May 1627 Penkridge: Catherine Green of Butter Hill
m2 Joan .....; (?but had no chn); 1680 hw; (as mother in law [step mother] of Thomas) 1683 w
i 31 Jan 1681.2 Baswich; Will of Brockton yeoman (Lichfield Peculiar) 7 Jun 1680/17
Apr 1682 [below]
chn: John Brindley c 14 Apr 1628 Baswich; (as eldest son) 1680 fw; 1683 E bw below
Jane Brindley c 23 May 1630 Baswich; [not in fw] 1680
Walter Brindley c 15 Jan 1632.3 Baswich; (as second son) 1680 fw; 1683 E bw
further below
Richard Brindley c 25 Mar 1634.5 Baswich; i 14 Jan 1655.6 Baswich
Thomas Brindley c no mother named 18 Feb 1643.4 Baswich; (as youngest son) 1680
E fw; i 7 Jun 1683 Baswich; Will (Lichfield) no date/13 Jun 1683 [below]

(Walter Brindley) In the name of God Amen I Walter Brinley of Brockton in the Countie of Stafford yeoman beinge somethinge Weeke in body but in perfect Minde and memory thankes bee given to allmyhtie god for the same beinge certaine of death and uncertaine of the tyme of my departure out of this life doe {ord} ordaine and make this my last Will and Testament in Manner and forme followinge (that is to say) first I bequeath my soule into the handes of god my creator and to Jesus Christ my onely Saviour and redeeemer by whose merritts I hope to have life ever lastinge and my body to bee decently buryed in the church yard of Barkwswich and that Worldly substance that it hath pleased god to bestow upon mee I give and devise as followeth First I give and bequeath unto Joane my well beloved wife one Bed and all the furnitur thereunto belonginge and one chest and the woorth and vallue of five poundes in other nessessary household goodes. And the sume of Thirtie poundes of lawfull money of England to bee paytd unto her or her executors administrators or assignes as followeth that is to say within one weeke after my decease Ten Poundes and that Day Twelve Moonth Ten poundes moore and that day Two yeare the other Ten pounds. And allso I give and devise unto the poore of Brockton aforesaid the rent or profit that can be Raised of one Meadow or parsell of Meadow ground in Brockton aforesaid called the little Meadow at the Brooke end and at this parsent in the holdinge of John Addeley to be distributed to the said poore of Brockton afore said yearely at the feast day of the Nativitie of our blessed Lord and Saviour Jeseus Christ commonly called Christmas day at the discression of the overseere of the poore of Brockton for the tyme beinge and some one other man of the name of Brinley if any remaine living in Brockton o the use of .............. of Brockton ........ And allso I give and bequeath unto my eldest son John Brinley the sum of twentie poundes [... part missing torn...]And also I give and bequeath unto Walter Brinley my second son the Sume of Ten poundes of lawfull money of England to bee payd unto him within Two yeares next after my decease And allso I give and bequeath unto my Grandchildren five pounes apeece to be payd to them as they shall severally attaine to the age of Twentie and one yeares And allso I give and bequeath unto Mary Latham Daughter of Roger Tompson the sume of five shillinges And allso I give and bequeath unto every hired servant that shall bee with mee at the tyme of my decease the Sume of Two shillinges and six pence apeece And all the rest of my goodes Cattells and Chattells Reall and personall Imployments of household goods and husbandry Wares Money plate or Whatsoever unbequeathed after my former Legacies are payd and my funerall expences honestly discharged I give and bequeath unto Thomas Brinley my youngest Sonn And doe allso Nominate and appoynt my said Sonn Thomas Brinley my sole and lawfull executor to see this my last will and Testament executed accordinge to the true Meaninge herof revokeinge all former Wills by mee heretofore made and delare them to bee Voyd and of non effect In Wittnes Wherof I have herunto putt my hand and seale and published my name the Seaventh day of June in the Thirtie Second yeare of the Raigne of our Soveraigne Lord Charles the Second by the grace of god Kinge of England & etc Anno q'd domini 1680. Sealed and My name published in the PARsents of Thomas Rutter, Tho. Byrch, Charles Thomson. Walter Brinley XX his marke [seal]

An Inventory of all the goods Cattell and Chattels and Imployments of Household goods of Walter Brinley of Brockton in the parish of Berkswich Lately deceased wh' inventory was taken on the second day of february 1681 Vallued and praye'd By us whose names are Here Under subscribed in manner and forme as followeth ... Imp found in the [......] 2 Little tables 4 Chaires one grate w'h other small Implements 2/0/0 Item in a Rome Benethe Entry one Cubbard and one Coffer w'h some other small necessaries 1/0/0 Item in the Booleing house one kinnell[?] one Cheese press w'h ncessaries thereto appartaineing 10/0 Item in the kitchin and Brewhouse one table and one Cubbard or press fireshovell and tongues one grate w'h Brass and pewter and other Implements thereto belonging       10/0/0 Item in the Chamber over the parlor one Bed 2 Chares a small table w'h Bedsteds thereto belonging [torn over amount, assumed thus] 3/0/0 Item in the Chamber over the Hall one Bed and steds one small table one Chare w'h one Bed in a Little Rome thereby 3/10/0 Item over the kitchin one Bed w'h steds one Coffer w'h other small things or necessaries 1/6/8 Item in a Little Rome Beneth the kitchin in severall small things 2/0/0 Item in the sellor Barrels and drink vessels and materials thereto belonging 1/13/4 Item in napary ware with a small parcell of flax not dressed 5/0/0 Item found in Neato[?] 6 Cowes 18 - 6 twinters 12 - 5 stirk 6-13-4 4 Carlves 4 in all       40/13/4 Item 100 and twenty sheepe viz of weathess Ewes and Hogs       36/0/0 Item the teame 4 draught Horses and mares w'h Cart plowes Harrowes geards and all other necessaries thereto belonging 20/0/0 Item 2 twinter Colts 6/0/0 Item in malt and Corne Both threshed and Unthreshed w'h Hay and all other fodder       60/0/0 Item the swine and poultry and Quision in the House       5/0/0 Item in his purse togaither with his wareing apparrell and all other small Implements not before Vallued 20/0/0 The sum Commeth just to tow Hundred and seaventeen pounds thirteen shillings and foure pence t'say       217/13/4 This is a true Inventory of the goods and Chattells of Walter Brinley Lately deceased taken and praised the day and yeare above writen By Us Tho's Byrch, Roger Tompson, William Haloferfeney

(Thomas Brindley) In the name of god soe be it. This is a short account of some particulers that Thomas Brinley Late of Brockton in the parish of Berkewitch declared to his mother in law Jone Brinley a little Before his decease in manner and forme as followeth. Viz. hee said that whereas Hee had 16 nephews and Neces His meaning and Intention was that it Being that his father Walter Brinley deceased did Bequeath By his last will and testament to Each of the abovesaid Nephews and Neces to Every of them five pounds a peece Now the said Thomas Brinley Being His fathers executor and was ordered By his said father to pay them severally at such time as they should Come to lawfull age to give an acquittance Hee then said to his said mother in law that the said five pounds should Bee made up to Every of the abovesaid 16 to Every of them 20 a peece to be paid by his Executors as abovesaid when any of thay 16 shall severally Come to lawfull age to give the said executors a genneral acquittance Hee also declared that his tow Brothers John Brinley and Walter should bee His lawful executors Hee said also that his servant Hennery Finley {should} should have that shoott of uparell that {was} then was upon his back at his decease and also tenne shillings of money And to every of his other servants each of them 5s. a peece. Joan Brinley [signed]. The said Jone Brindley being aged and weak altogether unable to travel whereby to make affidavit Hereof but declared all the abovesaid to us whose names ar subscribed Jo. Wallther; Will. Abarne; William Hasoferfeney; Thos. Byrch; the mark of Jone Phillips

John Brindley of Baswich, Staffs 1628-1690
c 14 Apr 1628 Baswich
m1 Joane .....; i as Jane wife of John 8 Aug 1671 Stowe
[? 24 Feb 1662.3 Lichfield St Mary: Jane Smith]
[m2 ? Elizabeth .....; (as mother-in-law [?stepmother]) of Walter) 1707 w; i ? as of
Rugeley 19 May 1711 Baswich]
i 4 Mar 1689.90 Baswich
(as eldest son) 1680 fw; (is executor of his cousin Richard Brindley of Hixon in Stowe) 1667
chn: Joane Brindley c 28 Dec 1664 Baswich; [? m ? 13 Jun 1697 Penkridge: George
Webb]
Walter Brindley [?twin] c 5 Jun 1666 Baswich below
Edward Brindley [?twin] c 5 Jun 1666 Baswich
John Brindley c 3 Jun 1667 Baswich; 1707 E (of bro Walter); i 9 May 1737
Baswich; Will (Lichfield) 5 May 1737/29 Nov 1737 Executor: Walter (nephew);
Mentions: three daus of brother Walter; four children of brother Henry; nephew
Walter son of Walter
Henry Brindley b c1669; (as brother of Walter, tenant of his land at Bromley)
1707 bw below

Walter Brindley of Brockton in Baswich, Staffs 1666-1721
c 5 Jun 1666 Baswich
m as of Baswich 16 Jun 1701 Baswich: Ann Keen of Coulton; i as widow 26 Jan 1722.3
Baswich; 1707 E hw
i as of Brockton 17 Nov 1721 Baswich; Will (of Brockton) 4 Jun 1707/1 May 1723
(mentions his cousin Walter Brindley tenant of his land at Butterhall and Coppenhall; and a brother Henry Brindley tenant of his land at Bromley; also his wife's land at Coulton and Colwich) [will]
chn: Mary Brindley c 2 Dec 1703 Baswich
Ann Brindley c 1 Jan 1705.6 Baswich
Jane Brindley c 2 Oct 1708 Baswich
Walter Brindley c 17 Jul 1711 Baswich; 1737 w (of Uncle John)
Dorothy Brindley c 29 May 1714 Baswich
____________________________________________________________________________________

Henry Brindley of Rugeley, Staffs yeoman c1672-a1737
m Eliza(beth) .....
Will of Rugeley yeoman (Lichfield) 7 Nov 1736/9 Dec 1737 [below]
(as brother of Walter, tenant of his land at Bromley) 1707 bw; (his four children) 1737 bw
chn: Walter Brindley c 6 May 1702 Colton below
Henry Brindley c no mother named 30 Dec 1706 Colton below
Elizabeth Brindley b c1708; m as of Gnosall (by licence) 10 Jan 1733 Gnosall:
George Dickenson of Gnosall; (and had chn: Joseph); 1737 fw; (family) 1772 w
(of bro Henry)
Francis Brindley c 4 Jun 1709 Rugeley; d ?a1737
Catherine Brindley c 12 Mar 1712.3 Rugeley; m [? 26 Jan 1734 St Edmund the King
& Martyr Lombard Street] John Barker of Chetwynds Farm; (and had chn: William);
1737 fw; (family) 1772 w (of bro Henry)
Jane Brindley c 27 Dec 1715 Rugeley; i 21 Sep 1716 Rugeley

Executors: Rev. Thomas ?Avarne; Witnesses: Mentions: Elizabeth Dickinson (dau) 80; Katherine Barker (wife of John Barker of Chetwynds Farm, dau) 80; Walter Brindley (son and heir) remainder; Inventory: ?? under 20; Administration granted to Walter Brindley (son) yeoman of Wolsely Bridge, Staffs; and William Osborne cordwainer of ?Lichfield

Walter Brindley of Wolsely Bridge yeoman 1702-
c 6 May 1702 Colton
[? m bach, aged 31, of Gnosall .......... ?where (by licence, 2 Nov 1733) Sarah Cross
spinster aged 27 of Kings Bromley]
(as son and heir, yeoman of Wolsely Bridge, Staffs) 1736 fw
____________________________________________________________________________________

Henry Brindley of Rugeley, Staffs gentleman 1706-1777
c 30 Dec 1706 Colton
m ..... .....
Will of Rugeley gentleman 10 Aug 1772/22 Aug 1777 [below]
chn: Henry Brindley b 2 Jun 1736 Rugeley; (admitted sizar at Christ's, Cambridge) 26
Jun 1754; (matriculated) Mich. 1754; (Scholar) 1754; (B.A.) 1758; (M.A.) 1762;
(Vicar, Holcombe Burnell, Devon) 1785-....; 1772 fw; (Instituted an Annual
Lecture on "Cruelty to the Brute Creation"); [? (Rector, Callocs (?Calne),
Wilts]; d 4 Apr 1819 Lacock, Wilts
Francis Brindley b c1739; (educated at Rugeley by Mr Godwin); (aged 18, as 2nd
son of Henry B. of Rugeley gent., admitted sizar at Sidney, Cambridge) 19 Oct
1757; (matriculated) Michs 1757; (Scholar) 1761; (B.A.) 1762; 1772 fw
Mary Brindley c 21 Nov 1740 Rugeley

Executors; Trustees: William Barker and Joseph Dickinson (nephews); Mentions: William Barker (nephew) 150; Catherine Barker (sister); Henry Brindley (son); Francis Brindley (son); Inventory: ??? [no value given]
____________________________________________________________________________________

Walter Brindley of Butter Hill in Penkridge, Staffs 1633-?1714
c 15 Jan 1632.3 Baswich 2nd son of Walter Brindley of Brockton in Baswich, Staffs
yeoman c1600-1682
m [? Mary ......; i as Mrs Mary Brindley 21 Dec 1689 Church Eaton]
i ? as Mr Walter Brindley of Lapley 10 Mar 1713.4 Penkridge
(as second son) 1680 fw; 1683 E bw
[? (of Eccleshall); (of Lapley)]
chn: Walter Brindley b c1656 below
[?] James Brindley c 1 Jun 1658 Eccleshall further below
[?] Richard Brindley c unnamed son 17 Oct 1660 Eccleshall; m 20 Dec 1688 Lapley:
Mary Taylor; She i ? as Mrs Mary Brindley of Wood Eaton in Church Eaton i 13
Sep 1709 Church Eaton: He i as of Church Eaton 8 Jan 1716.7 Church Eaton
[?] ..[child].. Brindley c no mother named 20 Apr 1663 Eccleshall
{?] Catherine Brindley c no mother named c 5 Dec 1665 Eccleshall
[?] William Brindley b c1666; m 22 Jul 1696 Penkridge: Susanna Hull OR Hall;
(and had chn: Elizabeth c 13 Mar 1700.1 Haughton); (of Butter Hill in
Penkridge)
[?] Bridget Brindley c 29 Sep 1675 Eccleshall

Walter Brindley of Butter Hill in Penkridge, Staffs yeoman c1656-1708
b c1656
m 20 Jun 1686 Penkridge: Mary Tonks [? dau of John Tonks; c 12 Jul 1660 Penkridge];
1708 hw; i ? as widow 27 Nov 1714 Penkridge
i as of Butter Hill 3 Feb 1707.8 Penkridge; Will of Butterhall yeoman (Lichfield
Peculiar) 5 Dec 1707/26 Oct 1708 [below]
(owned land in Butter Hill, Coppenhall and Dunston); (one messuage bought from Wentlock Ledgwick, his wife Mary and Richard Chamberlin and mentions James Lunn and James Brindly) 9 May 1696; (named in the will of Walter Brindley of Brockton [son of John Brindley of Brockton in Baswich 1628-1690], as his cousin and tenant of his land at Butterhall and Coppenhall) 1707 w; (his unnamed children all underage) 1708
chn: [?] Walter Brindley b c1689 below
Catherine Brindley c no mother named 16 Aug 1692 Coppenhall
Ann Brindley c no mother named 2 Dec 1697 Haughton and Coppenhall

In the name of God Amen, I Walter Brindly of Butterhall in the County of Stafford Yeoman being in Good health of body and of Sound and perfect mind and memory praise be therefore given to Almighty God doe make and Ordaine this my last Will and Testament in manner and forme following hereby revoking all former and other Wills by me att any time heretofore made first I bequeath my Soul into the hands of Amighty God trusting in the meritts and mediation of my Blessed Saviour to be made partaker of his Heavenly Kingdome my Body I comitt to the Earth to be decently buried att the discretion of my Excrs. hereafter named and as for and concerning the Worldly Estate both reall and personall wch. it hath pleased God to bestow upon me I give and dispose therof as follows Item my Will and mind is that my debts wch. I shall owe at the time of my Decease and my funerall Expenses be first paid and satisfied by me Excrs. herein after named Item I the said Walter Brindley doe hereby give devise and Grant unto Paul Smith of Stafford in the County of Stafford Gent and James Brindly of Longnor in the said County of Stafford Yeoman and the Survivor of them and the Heires Excrs. and Administrators of the Survivor of them All my messuages Cottages Barnes Stables outbuildings Lands meadows Leasows and pasture {Ground} Grounds thereunto belonging scituate in Butterhall Copnall and Dunston all or Some of them with theire and every of theire appurtances in trust to be by them their Heirs Executors or Administrators or the Survivor of them his Heirs Excrs. or Admrs. sold and Granted for ever to such person or persons as they shall think most fitt and proper or to Lease out the Same or any part thereof for any number of Yeares whatsoever And the money thereby raised by such sale or Sales grant or Grants Lease or Leases in the first place to pay my debts as aforesaid Except out of the said premises one Parler and Seller in the said Messuage house I now live in and one piece of Ground called the Simhorne for the life of Mary my now wife only and after her decease then the said Paul Smith and James Brindly and the Survivor of them and the Heirs Excrs. and Admrs. of the Survivor of them to sell and Grant or otherwise dispose of the same as aforesaid or to grant and {Convey} Convey or otherwise dispose of the reversion of the said last mentioned premises as aforesaid in the life time of the said Mary to such person or persons as they shall think most fitt and with the money thereby raised by such sale or Sales grant or Grants Lease or Leases as aforesd. in the first place to pay the debts that I shall owe att the time of my Decease to any person or persons whatsoever And the Surplus thereof if any shall be to be paid to and amongst all my Children share and Share alike when they shall severally attaine theire severall ages of One and Twenty Years and if any of them shall happen to dye before hee she or they shall attaine his her or their age of One and Twenty Years That then in such Case such child or Children soe dying his her or theire share or proportion of such overplus money to be paid to such Child or Children as shall attaine to his her or their full age of one and Twenty Yeares share and share alike by the said Paul Smith and James Brindly or the Survivor of them his Heires Excrs. or Admrs. as aforesaid And whereas I purchased one Messuage or Cottage Barn garden Yardlands meadows Leasows and pasture Grounds scituate in Butterall Dunston and Copnall all or some of them from one Wentlock Ledgwick Mary his wife and Richard Chamberlin by Deed or Grant bearing Date on or about the Ninth day day of may One Thousand Six Hundred ninety and Six by Virtue of wch. said Grant or deed of purchase I have reserved power to dispose of any sume or Sumes of money not exceding the Sume of One Hundred and Sixty pounds to be raised by James Lunn and James Brindly or the Survivor of them or the Excrs. or Admrs. of the Survivor of them Trustees menconed in the said Deed or Grant out of the Rents Issues and profitts of the said last mentioned premises or by makeing and Lease or Leases theeof for the Terme of five Hundred Yeares or any Lesser number of Yeares for the payment and discharge of any debts I should Owe att the time of my Decease and in Case it should happen I should not be in debt then the said James Lunn and James Brindley to raise the sd. Sume of Money for the person or persons of my said Younger Children as I should by my last Will and Testament direct and Appoint Item my Will and mind is the said James Lunn and James Brindly or the Survivor of them or the Excrs or Admrs. of the Survivor of them doe and shall Imediately after my Decease and the Decease of Mary my now wife raise the said Summe of One Hundred {Pounds} and Sixty pounds of Lawfull money out of all or any of the said last mentioned premisses as aforesaid and with the money soe raised pay and discharge my debts which I shall owe att the time of my Decease and wch. shall not be paid and satisfied by the said Paul Smith and James Brindly and the Survivor of them by the Excrs. or Admrs. of the Survivor of them and th {over} overplus of the said Money If any shall be I give and devise of the same to and amongst all my Younger Children share and share alike And as for and concerning all my Goods Chattell and Chattells withindoors and without Quick and dead of what Kind or nature the same be or wheresover the same may be or can be found I give and dispose of the same unto the said Paul Smith and James Brindly their Excrs. Admrs. in Trust to be by them sold and disposed of and with the money thereby raised to pay my debts I shall owe att the time of my decease and the overplus money thereof if any after {xxx} the payment of my debts and funerall expenses aforesaid to be equally divinded amongst all my Children share and share alike as they severally attain theire severall ages of one and Twenty Yeares and if it shall happen that any of them shall happen to die before he she or they shall attaine his her or theire severall age or ages of one and Twenty Yeares then such Child or Childrens share or proportion so dyeing of the said Surplus money I give and bequeath to such Child or Children as shall attaine to his her or their severall age or ages of one and Twenty Years share and share alike and lastly my Will and mind is that the said Paul Smith and James Brindly theire Excrs. and Admrs. and the Survivor of them his Excrs. and administrators shall reduct satisfie and pay themselves and every of them out of the mony soe to be raised by vertue of this Trust reposed in them all such reasonable Charges and Expences they or any of them shall be put unto or sustain by Vertue of this Trust reposed in them {all such reasonable Charges and Expenses they} and executeing the same or any thing relating thereunto and I doe hereby make Nominate and Appoint the said Paul Smith and James Brindley Excrs. of this my last Will and Testament In witness whereof I the said Walter Brindly have hereunto put my hand and Seal the fifth day of December Annoz Dmi {xxx} One Thousand Seven Hundred and Seven Signed Sealed published and Declared delivered by the sd. Walter Brindly as his last Will and Testamt. in the presence of [signed] John Higginson; [signed] Tho. Anchors; [signed] Saml. Perkin; [signed] Walter Brindley. 26 Oct 1708 Examined this Copie wth. the Originall Will of the sd. Walter Brindly and it is a true Copie thereof Wittness our hands who are two of the Witnesses to the sd. Originall Mr. Anchors the Other Wittness being ill and Incapiable to Examine the same wth. us [signed] Jon. Higginson; [signed] Samuel Perkins; [signed] Nath Hinckes Dep. Regr. 26 October 1708 Wee Paul Smith and James Brindly Executors in the sd Walter Brindlys will doe Acknowled that the Originall Will of the Sd Walter Brindly was by Mr Hinckes delivered to us Witness our hands [signed] Paul Smith, James Brindley.

Walter Brindley of Butter Hill in Penkridge, Staffs c1689-1711
m 19 Jan 1707.8 Penkridge: Mary Wilcox dau of Francis Wilcox of Ranton yeoman
c1653-1707 and Mary (Collins); c 6 Jan 1686.7 Ellenhall; (by devise of her mother,
held land in Ranton, Haughton and Ellenhall and a freehold in Cheshire) 1719-....;
(of Ranton, as tenant of Philip Metham) 1728; (as Widow Brindley, as owner of "Hall
of Horn" in Haughton manor, paid 2/11 chief rent) 1733-4
i 20 Sep 1711 Penkridge
chn: Walter Brindley b c1710; (bequeathed 5 in will of maternal grandmother) 1718
below
[?] Thomas Brindley i as son of Mary 15 Mar 1711.2 Ranton

Walter Brindley of Brough Hall in Gnosall, Staffs c1710-1768
m [? 16 Feb 1730 Eccleshall:] Mary [Palin]; d ........ ?1799 [gravestone]; i as
widow 6 Dec 1799 Ranton
d of Broughall aged ?58 23 Feb 1768 [gravestone]; i as Mr. 28 Feb 1768 Ranton
(as Mr. Brindley, as owner of "Hall of Horn" in Haughton manor, paid 2/11 chief rent) 1762; (as Mr. Brindley, as owner of land in Haughton manor, paid 0/1 chief rent [for property previously owned by Thomas Blakemore]) 1762
(bequeathed 5 in will of maternal grandmother) 1718; 1745 I (Ranton)
chn: Margaret Brindley c 25 Nov 1731 Ranton; m 3 Jun 1754 Gnosall: Thomas Reynolds of
Pillaton in Penkridge, Staffs 1724-1783
Jane Brindley c 7 Feb 1733.4 Bradley and Coppenhall; m aged 27 spinster of
Gnosall (by licence) 24 Mar 1761 Gnosall: Aden Ashton of Gnosall, Staffs c1738-
....; (and had chn: Mary c 20 Aug 1761 Gnosall, Aden c 7 Aug 1763 Gnosall,
Margaret c 11 Aug 1765 Gnosall, Thomas c 10 Jan 1769 Gnosall, Aden c 2 Jan 1771
Gnosall, William c 2 Oct 1775 Gnosall)

Walter Brindley c 5 Mar 1738 Gnosall
Thomas Brindley c 26 Feb 1741.2 Gnosall below
Edward Brindley c 21 Feb 1744.5 Gnosall further below
Henry Brindley c 10 Sep 1747 Gnosall further below
Mary Brindley c 17 Apr 1750 Gnosall; m sp. aged 21+, of Ranton (by licence,
1 Apr) 4 Apr 1795 Ranton: Major Dain of Long Compton in Ranton, Staffs yeoman
1751-1834; d aged 88? 29 Oct 1835; i Ranton
Walter Brindley c 15 Oct 1753 Gnosall; [? i 6 Jun 1769 Ranton]

Thomas Brindley of Brough Hall in Gnosall, Staffs farmer 1742-1797
c 26 Feb 1741.2 Gnosall
[? m1 Rachel .....; (and had chn: Walter i 6 Jun 1769 Ranton]
m as of Eccleshall (by licence) 30 Jan 1776 (witnessed by Richard Smith and Sarah
Talbot) Eccleshall: Rachel Talbot dau of Robert Talbot and Sarah (.....); c 29
Apr 1746 Seighford; d aged ?70 12 Sep 1816 [gravestone 1]; i Ranton; [? (as Mrs
Brindley, customary tenant at Haughton) 1802]
d aged 55 of Brough Hall 2 Dec 1797 [gravestone]; i 6 Dec 1797 Ranton; Adm of Ranton
(Lichfield) 15 Feb 1798 to widow Rachel and dau Rachel (spinster)
(occupier, ? Brough Hall) 1781 LT [? this property occupied successively by Thomas Brindley to ?1801, Rachel Brindley 1812-5 and then Robert Brindley 1812-5]
chn: Walter Brindley c 21 Oct 1776 Gnosall; i 22 Dec 1780 Ranton
Rachel Brindley b c1771; m ? 18 Feb 1806 Gnosall: Joseph Stanley of Wood Eaton
Hall; (and had chn: Sarah Brindley Stanley c 6 Sep 1808 Church Eaton; m 7 Jun
1832 Penkridge: Thomas Blurton): d aged 43, wife of Joseph Stanley
late of Wood Eaton Hall 15 Jan 1814 [gravestone]
Mary Brindley c 11 Jun 1772 Gnosall
[?] Robert Brindley b c1776 below

Robert Brindley of Wollaston in Bradley, Staffs farmer c1776-?1852
m Ann .....; (aged 45[?], b Staffs) 1841 C; (aged 67, b Gnosall) 1851 C
d ?1852
(witness to the will of Edward Brindley of Bradley) 1802
(? of Brough Hall 1812-5 LT)
(as godson of Mary Dain nee Brindley) 1832 w
[?(as of Wollaston executor of Walter Brindley) 1825]
(aged 55[?], b Staffs, of Bradley farmer) 1841 C
(aged 75, b Gnosall, of Wollaston in Bradley farmer of 335a. with 11 labourers and 2 boys) 1851 C
[? (tenant of Upper Wollaston Farm) 1847 [VCH]] [tenant of a farm at Wollaston 1830-40 LT records, then Mary Ann B.
1852-3, then Ann and Walter B. 1854]
chn: Thomas Brindley i 29 Jan 1805 Ranton
Thomas Brindley c 29 Oct 1806 Gnosall; 1832 w
Susanna Maria Brindley c 26 Feb 1808 Gnosall
Robert Brindley c 14 Aug 1810 Gnosall; (aged 25, b Staffs) 1841 C; (aged 40,
unm.) 1851 C
Walter Brindley c 11 Aug 1812 Gnosall below
Sarah Brindley c 20 May 1813 Gnosall
Rachel Brindley c 29 Sep 1814 Bradley
Mary Ann Brindley c 16 Jun 1817 Bradley; (aged 10[?], b NOT Staffs) 1841 C;
(as "Maryat", aged 30, b Bradley, unm.) 1851 C


Walter Brindley of Wollaston in Bradley, Staffs farmer 1812-
c 11 Aug 1812 Gnosall
m c1843 Mary .....; (aged 27, b Gnosall) 1851 C
1832 w; (aged 25, b Staffs, of Wollaston in Bradley farmer [no other Brindleys in household) 1841 C; (tenant of Lower
Wollaston Farm) 1847; (aged 35, b Gnosall, of Wollaston in Bradley farmer of 292 acres employing 8 labourers and two
boys) 1851 C
(of Wollaston in Bradley) 1854 LT
chn: Margaret Brindley b c1844; (aged 7, b Bradley) 1851 C
Rachel Brindley b c1845; (aged 6, b Bradley) 1851 C
Robert J. Brindley c 1 Jan 1846 Bradley; (aged 5, b Bradley) 1851 C
Mary Brindley c 28 Apr 1847 Bradley;
Sarah Myra Brindley c 28 Apr 1847 Bradley; (aged 4, b Bradley) 1851 C
Susan Brindley c 30 Jul 1848 Bradley; (aged 2, b Bradley) 1851 C
Arthur R. Brindley c 16 Jun 1850 Bradley; (aged 1, b Bradley) 1851 C
Harriet Maria Brindley c 18 Jun 1853 Bradley; [? m James Adams of Haughton 1829-
....]
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Edward Brindley of Bradley, Staffs c1745-1803
b c1745 yr son of Walter Brindley of Brough Hall in Gnosall, Staffs c1710-1768
m 28 Mar 1769 Bradley: Eleanor Burgess dau of Thomas Burgess and Ann (.....); c 7 Aug
1744 Bradley; 1802 hw
d aged ?58 as son of Walter and Mary Brindley 12 Mar 1803 [gravestone]; i 15 Mar
1803 Ranton; Will of Ranton (Lichfield) 13 Dec 1802/25 Jun 1803
(of Bradley); (of Ranton); (customary tenant, Haughton) 1802
chn: Mary Brindley c 12 Jan 1770 Bradley; m 14 Apr 1796 Mavesyn Ridware (OR
Wolverhampton): Matthew Smith; (and had chn); (she dead, her three unnnamed
chn) 1802 fw
Thomas Burgess Brindley c 1 Mar 1771 Bradley; 1802 fw
Edward Brindley c 4 Sep 1772 Bradley [not in fw]
Eleanor Brindley c 22 Aug 1774 Bradley [not in fw]
Walter Brindley c 13 Oct 1776 Bradley; 1802 fw; (as son of Edward of Ranton,
godchild of Mary Dain nee Brindley) 1832; (as cousin of Joseph Reynolds) 1832
w; ? (aged 60, as gentleman, living with James Cartwright at Haughton)
1841 C49
Samuel Brindley c 12 Apr 1780 Bradley [not in fw]

devised to his nephews Joseph Reynolds and Edward Reynolds a freehold messuage in Ranton and a moiety of other lands in Ranton etc etc upon trust to sell by public auction and to pay half to his wife Eleanor and half to son Walter except for 200
which on Walter's death to be paid half to the three unnamed children of his late daughter Mary by her husband Matthew Smith and half to son Thomas Brindley
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Henry Brindley of Haughton, Staffs 1747-
c 10 Sep 1747 Gnosall yr son of Walter Brindley of Brough Hall in Gnosall, Staffs
c1710-1768
m as of Seighford 17 Apr 1769 Seighford: Mary Wilden of Seighford; i as wife of
Henry 20 Oct 1777 Haughton
(of Seighford)
(rated on 1) 1771-1777 P22
(paid 4/8) 1774-1775 P
(paid 1/0 for Ashcorner Meadow) 1771-1777 P25
(paid composition) 1776; c1777 T
chn: Thomas Brindley c 27 Mar 1771 Haughton; i 14 Apr 1771 Haughton
Thomas Brindley c 3 Sep 1772 Haughton; i 6 Sep 1772 Haughton
Henry Brindley c 15 Apr 1775 Haughton ?below

Henry Brindley ?1775-
c ? 15 Apr 1775 Haughton
[? m 5 Jun 1802 St Paul Covent Garden, Westminster: Elizabeth Bury]
(as the elder, nephew of Mary Dain nee Brindley) 1832 w
chn: [?] Henry Brindley
Major Brindley c 4 Oct 1818 Holywell Mount Independent, Shoreditch, London;
m 14 Apr 1840 Birmingham All Saints: Mary Louise James; (and had chn: John);
(aged 20-4, of Birmingham St Philip saddler) 1841 C; (aged 32, b London, of 68
Highgate, Aston, Warwicks newspaper reporter) 1851 C
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James Brindley of Lapley, Staffs farmer 1658-
c 1 Jun 1658 Eccleshall ? yr son of Walter Brindley of Butter Hill in Penkridge 1633-
?1714 QV
m1 Mary .....
m2 a1705 Dorothy .....
? (as of Longnor yeoman) 1707 E (of will of ?brother Walter, although not stated to be brother); (of Wood Eaton in Church Eaton)
chn: Thomas Brindley c no mother named 4 Jul 1689 Lapley below
Catherine Brindley c 13 Aug 1690 Lapley
Walter Brindley c 9 Aug 1691 Lapley further below
James Brindley c 22 Feb 1693 Lapley; i ? 7 Sep 1762 Church Eaton
Mary Brindley c 5 Dec 1695 Lapley; m ? 5 Nov 1724 Penkridge: John Rawlins
Samuel Brindley c 26 Jun 1698 Lapley
Jane Brindley c 13 Jun 1700 Church Eaton
[2] John Brindley c 31 Jan 1705.6 Church Eaton; [? m 26 Nov 1744 High Offley: Sarah
Parton of High Offley]

Thomas Brindley of Bradley, Staffs 1689-
c 4 Jul 1689 Lapley
m as of Church Eaton (by Lichfield licence, 23 Feb 1715.6) Elizabeth Aston; i as wife
of Thomas 1736 Bradley
chn: Aston Brindley c 15 Mar 1717.8 Bradley below
Mary Brindley c 19 Oct 1719 Bradley
Thomas Brindley c 2 Dec 1721 Bradley
Fowke Brindley [son] c 13 Jan 1723.4 Bradley; i 22 Jan 1723.4 Bradley
John Brindley c 21 Jun 1725 Bradley
Theodosia Brindley c 19 Jan 1727.8 Bradley; m 5 Apr 1746 Stafford St Chad:
Henry Swift

Aston Brindley of Wollaston in Bradley, Staffs 1718-1742
c 15 Mar 1717.8 Bradley
m Ann .....
i 11 Nov 1742 Bradley; Adm (Lichfield) 14 Apr 1743
chn: Aston Brindley c 18 ?Jul 1740 Bradley; i 13 Feb 1752 Bradley; Adm (Lichfield)
25 Apr 1752
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Walter Brindley of Church Eaton, Staffs 1691-
c 9 Aug 1691 Lapley yr son of James Brindley of Lapley, Staffs 1658-....
m Mary ..... [? m 22 Sep 1718 Caverswall: Mary Clarke]
chn: Thomas Brindley c 24 Apr 1720 Church Eaton below
Mary Brindley c 1 Oct 1721 Church Eaton; m ? 4 May 1744 Ranton: John Busby

Thomas Brindley of Lapley, Staffs 1720-
c 24 Apr 1720 Church Eaton
m 17 Apr 1754 Lapley: Jane Adams
chn: Walter Brindley c 24 Aug 1754 Lapley below
Thomas Brindley c 25 Apr 1756 Lapley further below
Mary Brindley c 7 Jan 1759 Lapley; m ? 28 Dec 1780 Lapley: Thomas Nash
Edward Brindley c 25 Mar 1761 Lapley ?further below

Walter Brindley of Croxton in Eccleshall, Staffs 1754-?1826
c 24 Aug 1754 Lapley
m bach. of Ranton 24 Apr 1784 Seighford: Ann Talbot spinster of Seighford
d of Apeton 182? [gravestone]; i Ranton
Will of Apeton in Bradley gentleman (Lichfield) 8 Dec 1825/24 Jun 1826 1,500 executed by Major Dain of Long Compton in Ranton, Robert Brindley of Woolaston in Bradley and son Walter Brindley of Apeton farmer
(of Croxton in Eccleshall) c1787-1819 [LT records]
chn: Ann Brindley c 30 Jul 1784 Seighford
Rachel Brindley c 20 OR 21 Jan 1786 Seighford
Walter Brindley b Croxton in Eccleshall; c 22 Nov 1788 Eccleshall below
Richard Brindley c 3 Feb 1792 Eccleshall
Ann Brindley [twin] c 16 Jan 1793 Eccleshall; m 26 May 1806 Eccleshall: John
Walker; (and had chn: Thomas)
Mary Brindley [twin] c 16 Jan 1793 Eccleshall; [? m 20 Nov 1806 St John Burslem,
Staffs: Thomas Cox]
Robert Brindley
[?] Thomas Brindley d ...... 1801 son of Walter and ?Ann Brindley of Wheaton
Aston [gravestone]; i 12 May 1801 Ranton

Walter Brindley of Eccleshall, Staffs 1788-
b Croxton in Eccleshall; c 22 Nov 1788 Eccleshall
m 22 Feb 1816 Fulford: Sarah Farmer
[? (as of Alstone in Gnosall, his dau godchild of Mary Dain nee Brindley) 1832 w
(b Eccleshall, aged 63, farmer out of business, with [?son] Robert at the house of Walter Brindley and Mary his wife of Wollaston) 1851 C
(b Croxton in Eccleshall, aged 82, retired farmer, of St Mary's Church Yard, where?) 1871 C
(b Lapley[sic], aged 93, living with Thomas Cox town-crier and Mary his wife [probably Walter's daughter] in Stafford) 1881 C
chn: Elizabeth Brindley c 23 Mar 1818 Lapley
Thomas Brindley c 19 Jun 1819 Lapley; m Sarah .....: She b c1815; (aged 56, of
"The Cottage", Ranton) 1871 C: He (aged 31, at Long Compton Farm) 1851 C; (aged
52, b Alstone in Gnosall, of "The Cottage", Ranton) 1871 C
Jane Brindley c 19 Jun 1821 Lapley
Caroline Brindley b 8 Nov 1825 Gnosall; c 7 Nov 1830 Gnosall
Susanna Brindley b 19 Nov 1827 Gnosall; c 7 Nov 1830 Gnosall; [? mother of
Walter Brindley b 7 Nov 1848 Long Compton in Ranton]
Walter Brindley b 19 Nov 1827 Gnosall; c 7 Nov 1830 Gnosall
James Henry Brindley c 7 Nov 1832 Gnosall
Robert Brindley c 7 Oct 1832 Gnosall; [? (aged 18, b Gnosall, farm labourer, at
the house of Walter Brindley and Mary his wife of Wollaston) 1851 C]; [aged 48,
b Bradley, of Castle Church railway-guard with wife Ann aged 44, b Gnosall]
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Thomas Brindley of Wood Eaton in Church Eaton, Staffs husbandman c1773-1756
c ? 25 Apr 1756 Lapley yr son of Thomas Brindley of Lapley, Staffs 1720-....
? m1 19 Apr 1781 Lapley: Mary Lovel Weate
? m2 28 Aug 1803 Ann Cartwright of Church Eaton
chn:
[2] John Brindley c 23 Jun 1805 Church Eaton
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Edward Brindley of Church Eaton, Staffs ?1761-
c ? 25 Mar 1761 Lapley yr son of Thomas Brindley of Lapley, Staffs 1720-....
m Ann .....
(of Marston, Church Eaton) 1808 PR
chn: Elizabeth Brindley c 27 Jun 1785 Church Eaton
Thomas Brindley c 11 Feb 1787 Church Eaton; i 31 Aug 1789 Church Eaton
John Brindley c 21 Jun 1789 Church Eaton
Catherine Brindley c 22 Apr 1791 Church Eaton
William Brindley c 23 Jun 1793 Church Eaton
Jane Brindley c 23 Aug 1795 Church Eaton
Mary Brindley c 15 Oct 1797 Church Eaton
Matthew Brindley c 9 Feb 1800 Church Eaton
Edward Brindley c 24 Aug 1802 Church Eaton; i 26 Aug 1802 Church Eaton
Ann Brindley c 28 Oct 1804 Church Eaton
Sarah Brindley c 11 Jan 1808 Church Eaton
Walter Brindley c Aug 1811 Church Eaton; i 26 Apr 1812 Church Eaton
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Richard Brindley of Hixon in Stowe, Staffs yeoman 1581-1655
c 16 Aug 1581 Stowe yr son of Hugh Brindley of Hixon in Stowe, Staffs husbandman
c1547-1627
m Elizabeth .....; i as wife of Richard 21 Dec 1628 Stowe
i 26 Nov 1655 Stowe; Will (PCC) 26 Oct 1655/11 Mar 1655.6
chn: Isabel Brindley c 24 Aug 1621 Stowe; m1 George Brown of Hixon, Stowe; (and had
chn: Richard, Elizabeth, George, Thomas); 1656 fw; m2 Edward Wood; (and had
chn: Edward); 1668 bw
Richard Brindley c 10 Dec 1626 Stowe; (as of Hixon paid 0/10) ?1655 [Stowe PR];
Will of Hixon in Stowe yeoman (Lichfield) 4 Nov 1667/24 Nov 1668 Executor: John
Brindley of Brockton (cousin); Mentions: Isabell Woode (sister); Edward Woode
(brother in law); Edward Wood, the younger; Richard, Elizabeth, George and
Thomas Browne (children of George Browne of Hixton deceased, grandchildren of
Richard Brindley who bequeathed Richard and Elizabeth 10 each); Ellenor
Hyndley (cousin)

In the name of God Amen the Six and Twentieth day of October In the yeare of our Lord God One thousand Six Hundred Fifty and Five I Richard Brindley thelder of Hixton In the County of Stafford yeoman beinge att this present of Sound and Perfect Memory praysed bee God and knowinge the certaynty of death And the uncertainty of the tyme thereof doe make and Ordayne this my last Will and Testament in manner and forme followinge First I commend and committ my Soule unto Almighty God my Creator and to Jesus Christ my blessed Saviour and Redeemer by whose blessed meritts I trust assuredly to be saved and my body to bee buryed in the Parish Church Yard of Stowe att the discrecion of my executors hereafter named And for my temporall Estate I doe dispose of as followeth. First I Gyve and bequeath to my daughter Isabell Browne one feather bed with furniture be longing to it and one payre of bedsteads. Item I give and bequeathe to my Grandchilde Elizabeth Browne Tenne Poundes and to my Grandchilde Richard Browne tenn poundes. Item I give and bequeathe to my sonne Richard Brindley all the rest and residue of my Goods my debts beinge payd and my funerall expences payd and discharged out of the whole of all my Goods. And Lastly I make and ordayne my said sonne Richard Brindley to be Executor of this my last will and Testament to see the same duly executed and performed All former wills by mee heretofore made I doe by these presents revoke and make voyde In witness whereof I have to this my last will and testament put my hand and Seale the day and yeare above written I Gyve and Bequeath to my Sonne in Law George Browne tenn shillings. Richard Brindley his marke. Sealed signed and acknowledged in presence of George ?Tooth/Booth his mark Edward Meredith [... proved at London ... the eleaventh day of March [1655] ... by the oath of Richard Brindley

In the name of God Amen. The fourth day of November in the yeare of our Lord god 1667 I Richard Bryndley of Hixton in the Countie of Stafford yeoman beinge at this present tyme sicke in body but in sound and perfect memorie praysed be god. And knowinge the certayntie of death to all mankinde and the uncertayntie of the tyme am therefore willinge and desirous to the glory of god and my owne content to putt in order all such goods as god of his goodnesse hath blessed me withall I doe therefore ordayne and make this my last Will and testament in manner and forme followinge. First I commend and comitt my soule unto almightie god my creator and to Jesus Christ my blessed redeemer by whose meritts I trust to be saved and to enter amoge the pleasures of gods kingdome for evermore And my body to the earth from whence yt came. And for my temporall goods I dispose of as followeth. First my mynde and will is to be honestly and devoutly brought home & my funerall expences discharged and my debts to be payd out of the whole of my goods. Item I give and bequeath unto Richard Browne sonne of George Browne of Hixton deceased the sume of tenn pounds: besydes tenn pounds which I owe unto him being a legacie given unto him by his grandfather Richard Bryndley. Item I give and bequeath unto Elizabeth Browne daughter of the said George Browne tenn pounds besydes tenn pounds which I owe unto her beinge a legacie given unto her by her grandfather Richard Bryndley. Item I give and bequeath unto George Browne sonne of the sayd George Browne Seaven[?] pounds. Item I give and bequeath unto Thomas Browne sonne of the sayd George Browne Seaven[?] pounds. Item I give and bequeath unto my brother in law Edward Woode fyve pounds. Item to Edward Wood the younger fyve pounds. Item I give and bequeath unto Anne Shelley my servant mayd five pounds, one whyte fynched heyfer, one bedde in the parlour whereon she useth to lye the bedestides with the furniture belonginge to the bedd two payre of sheets, the one payre flaxen the other payre hempton. Item I give and bequeath unto John Wilson my servant man fourtie shillings Item I give and bequeath unto my cosen John Bryndley of Brocton tenn pounds. Item I give and bequeath unto the sayd Elizabeth Browne the bedde in the [ ] whereon I use to lye with the furniture belonginge to it, two payre of hempton sheets, a table cloath, a towell, halfe a dozen of course napkins, one presse in the parlour and 2 pewter dishes. Item to my sister Isabell Woode one hundred weight of cheese, three payre of sheets, 2 payre of hempton, one payre of flaxen. Item I give unto the sayd Richard Browne the table in the house, the cubboard, the dishborde and two bedes in the high chamber Item to my cosen Ellenor Hyndley tenn shillings. Item to Emme Tunnicliffe five shillings. Item to Edward Meredith five shillings. Item to Jane Baddaley[?] two shillings sixe pence. Item to Thomas Wyley[?] {five} 2 shillings sixe pence. Item to my sister Isabell Woode my bigge [?]yde cowe. These legacies payd and discharged, if my goods will be I ...[?] extend my will is that the sayd George Browne and Thomas Browne to have three pounds a peece more And lastly I make and ordayne the sayd John Bryndley my true and lawfull executor of this my last will and testament to see the same truely fulfilled and performed In Witness whereof I have hereunto putt my hand and seale the day and yeare first above written sealed signed published and and acknowledged in presence of: Thompson[?] X Coooth[?]; Anne X Shelley; Edward Meredith. Richard Brindley (signed and sealed). Proved (Lichfield) 24 Nov 1668
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