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Will of Peter Werden
I Kenelm Winslow of the town of Harwich, in county of Barnstable, and province
of Massachusetts Bay, in New England on 28th December 1715. To wife Damaris the house, barn and new orchard, fruit of two pear trees in old orchard, land where house stands
and adjoins eastward and northward with all meadows lying on the northeast thereof, a part of his common or undivided lands for firewood or fencing as she needs, use of
cartway through his land to post road for carting wood...set provisions for arbitrating rental rates if she and son Kenelm could not agree should she decide to marry or live
with one of the children.
Dr Nathaniel Worden will was signed at Greenwich, Fairfield, Connecticut on 30th August 1737 and probated 7th November 1738. The substantive provisions are best quoted directly: "to wife Marget 1/3 of all of my movable estate forever and all my lands excepting ye right and lott which I bought of John Marshall Jr. and likewise my now dwelling house to her my sd loving wife all which above premises unto her my sd wife during ye term of time she remains my widow and at her decease or marriage then my sd house and lands to return to my loving sons Roger and Gabriel Wordens their heirs and assigns forever to be equally divided between them; to son Daniel Worden all that right and lot that I bought of John Marshall Jr. of Greenwich by reason lot makes up his double portion; to son Nathaniel Worden 5 s by reason I have already gave his portion to him; to son Jobe Worden ye sum of five s by reason I have already gave his portion to him; to daughter Elizabeth wife of Jonath Merritt 5 s by reason I have already gave her portion to her; to daughter Thankful wife of Sam Worden 5 s by reason I have already gave her portion to her; the island now known as Capts island be sold and ye money of ye purchase to be equally divided between my daughters Hopestill and Marget Wordens.".
Hammerton, Stephen The will of Stephen Hammerton late of the City of Coventry Gentleman deceased who died 29 March 1866 at the City aforesaid was proved at Birmingham by the oaths of Elizabeth Hammerton of the City aforesaid Widow the Relict Henry Hammerton of the City aforesaid Ribbon Finisher the Son and George Newark of the City aforesaid Timber Merchant of the Executors. Effects under £1000.
Hammerton, George The Will with one Codicil of George Hammerton (the Elder) late of Wolston in the County of Warwick who died 15 September 1880 at Wolston was proved by George Hammerton of Princethorpe in the County of Warwick Farmer and Arthur Hammerton of Wolston Gentleman the Sons the Executors. Personal Estate under £1,500.
HAMERTON, Chisnall the reverend Chisnall of the Peel Hellifield Yorkshire and of Ribblesdale Dorking Surrey clerk died 6 February 1894 at Ribblesdale Probate London 8 March to Bertha Hamerton widow and Henry Phillipson Spottiswoode solicitor Effects £29329 8s 2d.
HAMERTON, Bertha of 32 Craven-street Charing ross Middlesex widow died 20 December 1898 at 55 Welbeck-street Middlesex Probate London to Henry Phillipson Spottiswoode solicitor Effects £3392 0s 9d.
ELLIS, Luther of Huddersfield-road Skelmanthorpe Huddersfield died 6 September 1906 at Leeds Administration Wakefield 5 February Ada Ellis widow. Effects £62.
HAMERTON, Chisnall tof 9 Claremont-terrace Sunderland died 6 October 1908 at Harrogate Probate Durham 21 December to Elizabeth Rose Hamerton widow. Effects £16633 19s 3d.
BEEVERS, Dan of 128 Bungalow Ackton-Road Castleford Yorkshire died 27 January 1943 Probate Wakefield 5 May to Walter Beevers Foreman boilersmith and Beatrice Lunn (Wife of George Lunn). Effects £815 8s 10d.
IRONSIDE, Herbert Cyril of 107 Moore-road Mapperley Carlton Nottinghamshire died 5 February 1944 on war service Administration Nottingham 20 September to Dorothy May Ironside widow. Effects £721 0s 4d.
HAMMERTON, Bingley of Deanholme Butt Lane Farnley Leeds died 1st September 1959 at St James Hospital Burmantofts Leeds Administration Wakefield 25 September to Nellie Bearpark and Alice Wilson married women. Effects £3295 14s 11d.
HAMMERTON, Richard Wood of High Croft, 4 Marling Road, Ainly Top, Fixby, Huddersfield died 13 October 1965. Probate London 9 November to Dorothy Hammerton Spinster and Herbert Reginald Hammerton estimating Engineer. £2385.
LODGE, Joseph Benjamin of 113 Church Hill, Middle Road, Earlesheaton, Dewsbury, Yorkshire died 24 January 1953. Administration Wakefield 3 September to James Arthur Tong Joiner and Undertaker. Effects £407 3s 3d.
TOWNEND, Schofield of 390 Bradley Road, Bradley, Huddersfield died 10 July 1940 at Trinity Street Nursing Home Huddersfield. Probate Wakefield 22 August to Sarah Jane Townend widow. Effects £2268 13s 1d.
Correct as at 22nd July 2017