Document ReferenceBn 15
TitleWill and probate (Latin, 8 Aug. 1617) of Robert Topley of Beeston, Nottinghamshire; 13 Feb. 1617
Date13 February 1617
8 August 1617
Extent1 item
Content DescriptionTestator: Robert Topley, husbandman of Beeston, Nottinghamshire.

Bequeaths £20 in 4 payments to his son John; bequeaths all his lands in Beeston to his wife for her lifetime, and after her death to his daughter-in-law Margaret Topley for her lifetime and after her death to her son Anthony Topley and to his heirs for ever; if he dies without heirs, the land shall go to Elizabeth Topley, daughter of the aforementioned Margaret, and her heirs for ever.

Gives all his goods to his wife Elizabeth.

Executor: Elizabeth Topley, wife of Robert Topley

Witnesses: William Smalley, Thomas Constable and John Stringer

Date: will dated 14 James I, 1616 [1617 new style].

Probate granted to the executor on 8 Aug. 1617.
Termlegal business, wills, Robert Topley 1617
legal business, wills, probate

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA77986Ward; Margaret (fl 1617-1639); m. Robert Topley, and afterwards m. Nicholas Ward of Beeston, Nottinghamshirefl 1617-1639
NA77985Topley; John (fl 1617); son of Robert Topley of Beeston, Nottinghamshirefl 1617
NA77984Topley; Elizabeth (fl 1617); wife of Robert Topley of Beeston, Nottinghamshirefl 1617
NA78000Topley; Anthony (fl 1617-1637); yeoman of Beeston, Nottinghamshire; son of Robert and Margaret Topley and Grandson of Robert Topleyfl 1617-1637
NA78002Topley; Robert (-pre 1637); husbandman of Beeston, Nottinghamshire; father of Robert Topley and grandfather of Anthony Topley-pre 1637
NA78005Gilborne; Elizabeth (fl 1617-1637); née Topley; wife of Thomas Gilborne of Nottingham, sister of Anthony Topley of Beeston, Nottinghamshire, and daughter of Robert and Margaret Topleyfl 1617-1637
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