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1747 John Noxon


The seventh day of December one thousand seven hundred and forty four, I John NOXON of Great Shelsley in the County of Worcester, Gentleman, being weak of body but of sound and disposing mind and understanding, do make and ordain this my last will and testament in manner and form following. First and most principally, I give and recommend my soul to God that gave it, and my body I commend to the earth to be decently buried at the discretion of my executors I shall hereinafter nominate and appoint; and as for such worldly estate and effects it has pleased God to bestow upon me in this life, I give and dispose the same as follows.  ITEM; I give and bequeath unto my daughters, Ann NOXON, Hannah NOXON, Jane NOXON, Sarah NOXON and Elizabeth NOXON and Mary NOXON and to each and every of them the sum of two hundred pounds.  ITEM; I give unto my dear wife Mary NOXON all that my estate at Bayton in the County of Worcester being twenty pounds a year for and until my
son Thomas NOXON
shall attain the age of one and twenty years as also out of my estate in Great Shelsley in the said County of Worcester, I give unto my said wife the sum of thirty pounds a year for and in consideration that my said wife Mary Noxon shall resign and relinquish her jointure to my executrix at my decease, and I do give her my said wife to the value of one hundred pounds to Stock Bayton Estate and my will is that all the profits of the said Estate at Great Shelsley except as aforesaid shall be to the use of my five youngest daughters, Hannah, Mary, Jane, Sarah and Elizabeth Noxon until my son Thomas NOXON shall attain the age of four and twenty years, to be equally divided between them my said five daughters as aforesaid, and of this my will I make, ordain, constitute and appoint my daughter Elizabeth Noxon and Margery Webb of Great Shelsley aforesaid, Spinster, joint executrixes and do utterly revoke and make void all former and other will orcwills by me heretofore made. In witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and seal the day and year first above written – John Noxon – signed, sealed, published and declared by the testator John Noxon in the presence of Charles Hornblower, Paul Jones, John

Proved 13th November 1747 by Elizabeth Noxon, Spinster, the daughter of the deceased