The Last Will and Testament of John Beauchamp of Thorpe, 1588

John Beauchamp

Of Thorpe, Surrey

‘John Beacham’

(abt 1520 – 1588)

Court: Surrey Archdeaconry Court

Volume Title: Volume 17 Filed & unregistered Wills 1582-1594

Abstract Reference: SW/17_323

Source: Surrey & South London Will Abstracts, 1470-1856 Transcription


John Beacham of Thorpe, husbandman 6 Aug 1588 (to be buried in the church)
to my son Henry all my freehold land in Chertsey he keeping my boy William Beacham and to give him £6 13s 4d when of age; to my son Thomas Beacham’s daughter Susan a black steer bullock; residue to my son Henry, exec.; to my son Thomas that which I borrowed from (Mr) Denam and lent to Humphrey Beacham £6 and £1 more I paid to (Mr) Weller for him
debts owing by testator: (Mr) Dename £1 8s; … Eton of Kingston £1; Humphrey Goring £6;
(Mr) Man of Kingston £1; Thomas Goryng, smith 10s; Thomas Rouse 2s; John Copere £3; Edmund Spyttell 5s; … Meden’s wife 18s; … Adlere 1 1/2 bushels of wheat; … Carter of Staines 2s Overseers: [none given] (2s each)
Witnesses: John Copere; William Colere; John Bedford; Thomas Harrison, curate
Proved: 4 Sep 1588 to exec. [DW/PA/5/1588/5/43]




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