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 John Trewbodye, Nicholas Trewbodye, Peter Trewbody (1560), Charles Trewbodye,
Peter Trewbodye (1622), Sibella Trewbody, Thomas Trubody (1723)

 

John Trewbodye, 15 September 1561. - Lanlivery, Cornwall.

In the name of godd amen the thirde daye of June yn the yere of our lorde godde a thowsand Fyve hundreth thre score & one [1561] & yn the yere of the Raigne of our Soveraiyne ladye Elisabeth by the grace of godde of Englande France & Irlande
queene deffender of the faith &n the iijd [3rd] I John TREWBODYE of Castell in the pish of Lanlyvrye yn the countey of Cornewayel thelder gentle man being of pfytt memorye & good Remembrans laude & prayse be unto godde howbehitt Sicke of Bodye & also considering the fraylnes of this transitorye worlde knowing farder thatt as deth ys sure & stay [certain] to all psons so ys the howre unstay Make this my testamt & Last Will yn manr & forme following.
Fyrst I geve & bequeth my sawle unto almightye god my maker & Redemr & my body to holy turf to be buryed yn the pish church of Lanlyrye
Item I geve & bequeth to the church of Lanlyrye For my burels & to be prayed for vjs viijd [6 shillings 8 pence]
Itm I geve & bequeth to the vicar or curat of Lanlyrye for my forgotyn tithes iijs [3 shillings]
Itm I geve to the church of Seint Clere vjs viijd [6 shillings 8 pence]
Itm I geve & bequeth to the church of Seint Bartholomew of Lostwithiel ijs [2 shillings]
Itm I geve & bequeth to my eldist sone & heir John TRUBODYE & to his heires of his bodye lawfully begotyn all my meas[es] lands Tents Rents Revroons [reversions] & svis [services] wth all there apprtenncs sett lyeng & being yn Trevorrecke Pennant
Fesne wth Trengale wth the woode belonging to the same Lamaron yn the pish of Northhill Trevosowe yn the pish of Pedyrwyn
Itm my will ys thatt Walter TRUBODYE Richard TRUBODYE & John TRUBODYE my sones or any of them or ther heyr male which shall chanc to be yn possesson of my lands & tents wth ther apprtenncs in Quarell yn the pish of Seint Melyn [St. Mellion] yn the counteye afforesaid shall yerelye bear unto my eldst sone John TRUBODYE & hs heirs of hs bodye xvjd [16 pence] yn the name of a drye Rent
Itm I geve & bequeath to Nicholas TRUBODYE my third sone all my meases lands & tents wth all there apprtenncs in Castell otherwise called Lyteltyne Parett to have & to holde to him & to hs heir male of his body lawfully begottyn as hitt apperith more playnr yn a pen of Indenturs
Itm I geve & bequeth to the said Nicholas all my meases lands tents Rents Revoons & svises in fyve clanses of lande myne lyeng beside Polscoth wthin the pisch of Seint Wynnowe wth there apprtenncs which John MARTYMR & Jane his wif my dawghter of me ther now holdeth to them & there assiynes For terme of threscore [60] yeres to have & to holde to the said Nicholas & to hs heir male of his bodye la[w]flly begotyn Res[er]ving to the saide John MARTINR & Jane hs wif & ther assyns the said terme
Itm I geve & bequeath to John TREWBODYE my eldist son one maser cuppe & vj [6] sylvr spones being the rest of hs prinerpaltees & as for all other pncipaltees he hath alreadye
Item I geve & bequeth to Nicholas my sone a brewing pane a great Crook a folding borde a Cubborde a basyn ewer Chamblonr v [5] sylvr spones a salt of sylvr nevr to [be] solde nor putt from the howse butt my will & mynde ys thatt hitt shall go from heir to her of the Castell affor saide pvided allwayes thatt my will & mynde ys thatt my wif Marye shall have the order of all the pu.ysses & stuf yn the Castell duryng her naturall lyf
Itm I geve & bequeth to Lowdye my dawghter towards her maryage xiijli [13] & also For her apparell xls [11 shillings] & towards the chargs of her dynr xxvjs viijd [1:6:8] Itm I geve & bequeth to Lawrens TRUBODYE my vjth [6th] sone yn godds to the value of iijli vjs viijd [3:6:8]
Itm to Ane my svant xls [possibly crossed out] dawghter of John ROBYN towards here mariage so thatt sche abide yn the house of Castell Reasonabell yeres to an ende xls [11 shillings]
Itm I geve & bequeth to John ...... of .... .... one of my wearings cots
Item to mayster Nicholas KENDALL for the heryott of Huntyingdome xiijs iiijd [13 shillings 4 pence]
Itm to e...ch of my godchilderne xijd [12 pence]
Itm I geve & bequeth to my two goddaghters .. Kendals daughtrs iiijs [4 shillings]
Itm I geve to poore men to be devided
......
The residue of my goodds nott gevyn nor bequethyn (my legacyes pformed & my funeralls due) I geve & bequeth to Nicho[las] TREWBODYE my son & Mary my wif whom I ordeyn & make my la[w]fll exectors they to dispose hitt as schall seme to ther best And I ordeyn & make Walter TRWBODYE & John MARTYMR ovrseers of thys my last will & tstamt & they to have for ther labour xxs [20 shillings] & to have my sylvr [the rest is very hard to decipher] pe.. for the paymt therof & yf the pe.e be mor worth the o..r plus to helpe other th ys will & ydeys the.tt lores ..... .. John BARTHELETT shall be I dyssert praisers of all my godds & catalls befor .... & to have for ther labor iijs iiijd [3 shillings 4 pence]

Pbatum - Vicesimo Secundo die Septembr Anno Dm Millimo
Quinigeij Sexasimio Primio 22nd September 1561

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Nicholas Trewbodye, 29 May 1568. - Lanlivery, Cornwall.

In the name of god Amen the xxixth day of May in the yer of owr lorde god 1568 I Nicholas TREWBODYE of the pyshe of Lanlyvrye beyng of pfet mynde but sycke of bodye do make my wyll and testament in manr and forme folowyng fryst I comende my sowle to allmyghte god and my body to be buryed in the churche of Lanlyvry affore said
Itm I geve and bequethe unto my dawhter Constance xxte marke of good Englyshe money (1 mark = 0:13:4) at the day of her marriage
Itm I geve and bequethe unto my dawhter Elizabth xxte marke of good Englyshe money at the day of her marryage
Itm I geve to the poore mens Boye ijs (2 shillings)
Itm I geve and bequethe unto Mr VICKER of Lanlyvrye for tythes forgotten ijs
Itm I geve and bequethe unto Peter TREWBODYE my sonne a sallte seller of silver vj sylver spones my best panne a peyre of wheles Ire (iron) bownde and v mrkes of money to be payd hym at the age of xxte yeres and yf any of hys systrs dye befor the tyme of marryage then I wyll the sayde Peter to have xxte nobles (1 noble = 0:6:8) more to be payd by hands of hys mother
Item I geve to Alse BRLYE my good dawhter xijd (12 pence)
Itm I geve to Annes COWTLER my servant one yowe (ewe)
Item yf all my chylldrn do dye then I wyll one peyr of bedes to Remeyne to Janne MORTYM and her chylldrn
Itm I geve to John TREWBODYE my yownger brother one shoppe and bedrome
wthin my howsse of Casstell iiij yere usynge hym seelfe honestly to warde my wyffe and my chylldrn
Item I geve to them that rynge my knelle ijs
All the Rest of goods not geven I geve and bequethe unto Dorothe my wyffe and the same Dorothe my wyffe I make my whole Executryxe
Itm furder I do apoynte my overseers and ordeyne William CAVELL Nicholas KENDALL and Thomas KEMPE esqr. to se thys my last wyll to be pformed In wyttness of Thomas GOOBLE John HOBBE William BADCOCK and John TREWBODYE wth thers

Pbatum .... xxxo die July Anno Din Millimo quingeij lxviijo (30th July 1568)

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Peter Trewbody (1560), 4 November 1604. - Lanlivery, Cornwall.

In the name of God Amen: The Twenty fourthe daye of November in the Second yeare of the raigne of our Soveraigne Lord James of great Britaine Frannce and Ireland Kinge defender of the faithe &cs Anno domini One thousand Sixe hundred, and Fower
I Peter TREWBODYE of Castell in the parrishe of Lanlevery within the Countye of Cornewall, beinge sicke in bodye but sounde in minde (Laude be unto god) make my Last will and Testament in manner and forme followinge,
First I bequeathe my soule to our Lord Jesu Christe and my bodie to be buried in christian buriall
Item I doe geve and bequeathe unto Grace TREWBODYE my daughter Threescore (60) poundes to be paide to the saide Grace when she shall accomplishe the age of Fifteene yeeres,
Item I doe geve unto Charles TREWBODYE my sonne Threescore (60) poundes to be paide to the saide Charles when he shall accomplishe the age of Twentye yeares, Item I doe geve unto Trysteram TREWEBODYE my sonne Fiftye poundes to be paide to the saide Tristeram when he shall accomplishe the age of Fifteene yeares,
Item I doe alsoe geve unto Thomas TREWBODYE my sonne Fiftye poundes to be paide to the saide Thomas when he shall accomplishe the age of Fifteene yeeres. Item I doe geve to the childe which my wief nowe bearethe in her wombe thirtye poundes to be paide at the ende of one yeare after the birthe of the saide Childe
Provided alwaies, and it is my will and meaninge, that if any of my saide Children doe dye before they accomplishe the age abovesaide that then the somme by me given shall remaine and be unto the rest of my Children which shall by Godes permission accomplishe the age abovesaide
Item I doe alsoe geve unto Margarett my wief all my landes and rentes in Sainte Austell called Bossconiell To have and to holde all the saide landes and rentes unto the saide Margaret my wief untill my sonne Charles TREWBODYE shall accomplishe the age of Twentie and one yeeres,
Item I doe further geve unto my saide wief free libertye to sell and Cutt any
timber there nowe growing in and uppon any of my landes called Castell and Bosconiell For the buildinge or repayringe ^of any houses or yeatts (gates) uppon the saide landes, Provided and it is my will and meaninge that if Margarett my wief doe marrye before Charles TREWBODYE my sonne doe accomplishe the age of twentye and one yeares, that then the saide lands & rentes in St Austell called Bosconiell shall remaine and be unto my saide Sonne Charles TREWBODYE and his heires,
Item I doe geve unto the poore of the parishe of Lanleverye Sixe shillinges to be distributed by mine executor.
Item I doe geve unto the poore of Lestuthiell sixe shillinges. The rest of my goodes and Chattells not geven nor bequeathed I doe geve and bequeathe unto Margarett my wief and her I doe constitute and appointe to be my sole and whole executrix. I doe alsoe ordaine constitute and appoint Walter ROSCAROCKE of Trevallgo Gentleman, and Richard LYNAME of Skewe to be my Overseers to see this my last will and testament performed Alsoe my will and meaninge is that my Children shalbe mayntayned and governed by mine executrix untill they have accomplished the age abovsaide
In wittnes whereof I have to this my last will & testament sett my signe and Sealle Signed sealed & delivred in the presents of us
Richard LYNAME
Thomas DUIGLEY
Stephen TALBUTT

The probate is in Latin "octavo die mensis Februarij Anno domini .... Millesimo Sexcentesimo Quinto" eg 8th February 1605

 

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Charles Trewbodye, 5 December 1644. - Lanlivery, Cornwall.

In the Name of God Amen;
I Charles TREWBODYE of the pishe of Lanliverye and Countye of Cornewall gent, beeinge sicke in bodye; but pfect in Mynd and Meamorye (thankes bee unto All mightye God) doe make this my last will, and Testament the Fifth daye of December 1644 in manner and forme followeinge (vizt)
First I bequeath my Soule unto Allmightye God hopeing by the death and mearitts of my sweete Saviour Jesus Christ, that my sinnes shalbee forgiven and that I shall live wth him forever in his heavenly kingedome; And my bodye I bequeath to Christian buryall,
Item I give to bee distributed amongest the poore of the pishe of Lanliverye Twentye shillings; And amongest the poore of the Towne of Lostwithiell Twentye shillings
Item I give unto Johane TREWBODYE my wife all such goods as weere hers at the tyme of our marriage,
Item I give and bequeath unto Mary TREWBODYE my daughter, the some of Two hundred and Fiftye pownds, to bee payd unto her in manner and forme followeinge (vizt) One hundred pownds thereof at the end of one yeere next after my death; One hundred pownds more at the end of Two yeeres next after my decease; And the other Fiftye pownds (residue thereof) at the end of Two yeeres and an halfe next after my death; And if soe bee it that my executor (heereafter in these prsents named) shall refuse to take upon him the burthen of this my last will; Or if hee shall fayle of payement of the sayd Two hundred and Fiftye pownds at the dayes and tymes heerein limitted; Then I doe heereby will, devise and bequeath unto the sayd Mary my daughter, and unto her heyres and assignees forever; All my messuages lands Tenements and hereditaments in or called Laherryott wthin the pishe of Fowey and Countye of Cornewall aforesayd from that tyme forwards; And I doe then allsoe give, devise, and bequeath unto her, and her executors administrators and assignees, the severall Tenements, and Closes of land called Bodmen; and Hill pks wthin the sayd pishe of Lanliverye, For and dureinge all the Tearmes for yeeres (wch I have therein) wch shalbee then to come and unexpire; And likewise the Tenement called Little Polhurdren wthin the sayd pishe; And all the Tearme for yeeres wch I have therein; wch shalbee to come and unexpyre at the tyme of the death of Johane TREWBODYE my wife; And my will and meaneinge is, and I doe hee....y further devise and bequeath unto my sayd daughter Mary That my sayd Executor shall paye unto her dureinge the sayd Two ye[er]es and an halfe, and from thencefoarth untill the sayd Legacye bee payd her, after the rate of Eight pownds yeerely, by equall qu[a]rterly payements for her maintenance;
Item I give and bequeath unto my daughter Petronell TREWBODYE when she shall attaine unto the age of Eighteene yeeres the some of One hundred Markes [1,600 pennies or 66:13:4] Soe as she shall then give allowance unto and acquite and discharge my executor of and from all su[ch] somes of money as have bene disburted by mee and her mother for ... [half line missing] ... executrix The pticulers whereof are contayned in a Schedule heereunto affixed; And if it happen her sayd Mother to dye, before the tyme limitted for the payement of the some heereby unto my sayd daughter Petronell devised Or before the payement of such moneys as are due from mee unto her as executrix unto her sayd brother; Then my will and meaneing is, and I doe heereby further devise and bequeath unto her, That my executor shall paye unto her untill the sayd Legacye and moneys bee payd as aforesayd; after the rate of Five pownds yeerely, by equall quarterly payements for and towards her maintenance;
Item I give and bequeath unto my servant Thomas LIBBIE Twentye shillings.
All the rest of my goods and Chattells not heereby given, or bequeathen, my debts and legacyes payd, and my will pformed, I doe hereby give, devise and Bequeath unto Peter TREWBODYE, my onely sonne, whom I make and ordayne my whole and sole executor of this my last will and Testament; heereby revoakeinge, adnullinge and makeinge voyd all former wills and Testaments what soever at any tyme heeretofore by mee made; In wittnes of all wch I have heereunto putt my hand and seale; and published this to bee my last will and Testament geoven the daye and yeere first above written.
A Schedule of all such somes of money as have benn disbursed for Thomas SEARLE deceased; by mee
Charles TREWBODYE, and Johane my wife; And are to bee allowed and discharged by Petronell
TREWBODYE, executrix unto him the sayd Thomas; Payd him the sayd Thomas SEARLE the xijth, of March, Ano: 1641; as appeareth by a receipt by him subscribed, and to bee allowed in pte of the money due unto him by the last will of his Father, the some of ; --- xijli More payd him the xxiiijth daye of March Ano: 1642; and to bee allowed in pte of that moneys, As by an other Note by him subscribed appeareth; the some of ; --- xvjli-vijs-iiid More sent for him unto Oxford since that tyme; --- vli
Layed out for him in his last sicknes ; --- iijli
For his Coffyn and hearse Cloath ; --- jli-xs
And unto Mr COLLYER for his buryall place and funerall sermond ; --- jli
There was to bee allowed by him for Coste of suit in lawe wth John WHITE for the avoydeinge of the lease of Blericke in Anthoney; the some of ; --- xxli
Sum totall to bee allowed ; --- lviijli-xviijs-iijd
Wittnes my hand: Charles TREWBODYE;
Published & declared to bee the last Will and Testament of the wthin named Charles TREWBODYE in the prsence of us whose names are heereunto subscribed viz: William COLLYER Cler: Walter LUDGAR

An Inventorye Indented of all the goods & Chattells of Charles TREWBODYE late of Castle wthin the pishe of Lanliverye and Countye of Cornewall gent deceased; taken and appraised by Thomas HICKES a.s Trevarryan of the pishe of Tywardreth wthin the sayd Countye gent: and John COUCH of the sayd pishe of Lanliverye yeoman; the Fowerth daye of Februarye: Ano: din, 1644

Imprimis; his weareinge appell, sword and belt ; --- 13-06-08
Item his purse, and the money in it ; --- 00-10-00
Item 5 Feather=bedds; 5 Feather=boulsters; 3 Feather
pillowes, 5 payre of blanketts; and 5 rugges ; --- 15-00-00
Item his silver plate ; --- 05-00-00
Item 4 beddsteedes and 2 truckell beddsteedes ; --- 03-00-00
Item 3 dustbedds, 3 dust boulsters, 3 payre of blanketts, 3 rugges and 3 beddsteedes ; --- 02-00-00
Item sheets, pillowbeares, table cloathes, table
naptkins, towells and other lyninges ; --- 04-00-00
Item 1 Cupboard, 1 Trunke, 1 Chest, and 1 greate box ; 01-10-00
Item 1 Settle beddsteede, 7 Chayres, 6 ioyntstooles
4 lowestooles, 4 table boards, 4 furnes, 1
Court Cupboard, and 2 Carpetts ; --- 04-00-00
Item 18 pewter dishes; 1 bason and ever, 1 voydyer,
3 dozen of trencher plates, 4 sawsers, 6 pewter
candlestickes and 3 Chamber potts ; --- 03-06-08
Item 8 brasse pannes, 1 brewinge furnace, 2 Caldrons,
2 brasse skilletts; 1 warmeinge pann; 5 Crocks and
1 brasse pestell and morter ; --- 08-06-00
Item, 1 payre of hand=Irons, 1 payre of Iron=doggs, 2 spitts
2 payre of potthangers and Crookes; 1 Fyre pann,
1 oven pyle; 1 Fyre pronge and 1 Saueinge=Iron ; --- 00-18-00
Item 3 brewinge keeves, 4 hoggesheads; 4 barrells
2 Siltinge tubbs, 3 tymber bowles, 1 dozen
of trenchers, and other old tymber vessells ; --- 03-10-00
Item, Seives , sarke, 1 wyndinge sheete, 2 wooll turnes, and
1 threede turne ; --- 01-00-00
Item, Wool ; --- 02-00-00
Item, Clomeinge dishes and other small Impleaments of howse ; --- 00-02-00
Item, 1 Muskett and Bandoleers, 1 Fowleinge peece, 1 byrdinge
peece, 1 Pistoll and some Match ; 01-00-00
Item 3 oxen, 7 kyne, 10 yearelings; 1 Steere of 2 yeeres old
7 Coults; 2 Calves and 35 sheepe ; --- 47-00-00
Item 6 Pigges; geese and other powltrey ; --- 02-00-00
Item 3 payre of wheeles, 1 butt, 1 wayne, 2 drayes, 3 harrowes
1 plough wth the yoakes chaynes and other impleaments ; 11-00-00
Item 3 ladders and some Tymber stuffe ; --- 02-00-00
Item Wheate in the grownd ; --- 13-06-08
Item other smale things about the howse not pticulerized ; 00-03-04
Item One halfe of a Sand barge wth her Tackell ; --- 02-10-00
Item Chattell Leases ; --- 106-13-04
Sum totall ; --- 253li-02s-08d
Thomas HICKSE
John COUCH:

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Peter Trewbody (1622), 4 August 1677. - Lanlivery, Cornwall.

.... the Name of God Amen: I Peter TREWBODY of the parrish of Land livery in the County of Cornwall gent: being sick and weak in body, but of sound and perfect memory thanks be to God for it doe make Constitute and appoint this my Last will, and Testament this fowerth day of August Anno Dom: 1677 In maner and form
following:
First I bequeath my soul into the hands of god that gave it me and my body to Christian buriall
Item I give to the poore of the parrish of Land Livery twenty shillings to be distributed within one yeare next after my decease according to the Discretion of my Ececutrix.
Item I give to my son Charles TREWBODY the bedsteed over the New Kitching with the Curtains vallens Feather bed boulster two pillows one Coverled, one paire of blankets with all things usually belonging to the furnishing that bed, also
one pair of the best sheets one silver salt the furnace and best Crock provided that if the said Charls dye without isue it shall be Left to my next heir Male
Item I give to my daughter Ann TREWBODY one shilling:
Item I give to my daughter Elizabeth SAMWELL one shilling
Item I give to my grandaughter Ann SAMWELL forty shillings
Item I give to my son Peter TREWBODY to be paide when he shall attaine the age of one and twenty sixscore pounds (120) and in Case my Executrix refuse to pay and faile in payment of the said sume of sixscore pounds that then my will and pleasure is that my son Peter TREWBODY; shall have in Lieu therof my tenement of Litle Polh(-) orden: during the terme to him and his Assignes and alsoe the two hill parks after my wifes decease during the tyme I shall have in it to him and to his Assignes Likewise and alsoe forty pounds to be paide when he shall attaine the Age of one and twenty and that my Executrix shall allow him fitt and Convenient maintainance suitable to one of his degree till he shall attaine the age for the receiving the said Legacie
Item I give to my daughter Mary TREWBODY when she shall attaine the age of one and twenty one hundred pounds and incase my Executrix shall faile of paying the said sume that then in Lieu therof my will and pleasure in that my daughter Mary shall have my Tenement of Huntingdowne and Huntingdown Meadow during the term I have in it to her and to her Assignes and Likwise forty pounds to be paide when she shall attaine the said age of one and twenty and that my Executrix shall allow her fitt and Convenient maintainance sutable to one of her degree untill she shall attaine the age for the receiving the said Legace
Item I give and bequeath to my two yonger sons John and Nathaniell TREWBODY as they shall severally attaine the age of one and twenty to each of them three score pounds (60) and incase my Executrix faile in payment of the said sume that then my will and pleasure is in lieu therof they shall have Equally to be devided betweene them all my ho(-) usehold goods Except such of the goods as are before bequeathed together with all the plowstuffe and uten(-)sels therto belonging my Executrix allowing them fitt and convenient maintainance sutable to there degree untill they shall attaine the age for the receiving their said legace and in Case my Executrix with the adv(-)ice of the trustees herafter mentioned shall bind either or both of my said sons John and Nathaniell Apprentices to any fitt and convenient calling that then what money she shall disburse and charges she shall be att for the binding of them out shall be allowed her out of the said legacies and farther my will and pleasure is that incase either of my fower yonger children Peter Mary John and Nathaniell happen to die that then the deceaseds portion (Except what hath beene disbursed for binding them out or setting them a broade for there education) shall Equally be devided Amongst the survivor or Su(-)rvivrs of them if the deceased have not attained the age of one and twenty or bounmarried for if any of them attaine the age of one and twenty or be married that then they shall have full power to dispose of their portions as it shall Come payable to whome they shall think fitt and that then mediatly upon marriage or the attaining to the age of One and twenty their yearly maintainance shall cease
Item All the rest of my goods and Chattels I give and bequeath to my deare wife Sibella TREWBODY whom I doe:- make constitute and Appoint the whole and sole Executrix of this my last will and Testament desireing my faithfull freinds William SAMWELL gent: William WILLIAMS of Bodinick mrchant and Jonathan TINGCOMBE of foye gent: to be aiding and assisting my dear wife in the Execution of this my last will and Testament In witnes wherof I have herunto sett my hand and seale the day
and yeare first above written
Peter TREWBODY
Sealed signed and declared to be the last will and testament of the above named
Peter TREWBODY in the prsents of us viz
Theophilus TINGCOMBE
Thomas TINGCOMBE
Elizabeth TURNEY
Charles TREWBODY
witneses

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Sibella Trewbody, 12 February 1691. - Lanlivery, Cornwall.

In the Name of God amen: I Sibella TREWBODY of the Pish of Lanlivery in the Countie of Cornwall widow, and Relick of Peter TREWBODY of the said Parish, and Countie gent deceased being of sound, and perfect memory thanks be to Almighty God, and knowing the uncertainty of this life desiring to settle things in order doe hereby make this my last will, and testament this twelfth day of february Anno Dom. 1691/2 hereby revoakeing all former wills, and this only to be taken for my last will, and testament in manner, & form following Imprimis I give, and bequeath my soul unto God my Creator to Jesus Christ my Redeemer, and to the Holy Ghost my santifier, and my body to Christian buriall
It. I give to each of my Children twelve pence a peice
It. All my goods and Chattels moveable, and immoveable alive, and dead, my debts paid, and my legacies performed I give, and bequeath to my two sons John TREWBODY, and Nathaniel TREWBODY equally to be divided between them, whom I doe likewise hereby constitute, and appoint the whole, and sole Executors of this my last will, and Testament
In witness whereof I have hereunto put my hand, and seal the day, and year first above written:
Sibella TREWBODY
Sealed signed published, and declared to be the last will, and testament of the above said Sibella TREWBODY in presence of
Charles TREWBODY
Catharne TREWBODY
Elizabeth SAMWELL
Ann SAMWELL

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Thomas Trubody (1723), Bristol.

On the 19 Jan 1788 Thomas Trubody of Wick and Abson, innkeeper made his will.
He devised unto his son John Trubody, his daughter Mary Trubody and his daughter Ann Trubody all his real estate, to them and their heirs, equally between them share and share alike.
Subject with the payment of 20 a piece to his two sons, Thomas Trubody and William Trubody.
The sum of 5 a year each to be paid until the said respective sums of 20 a piece were fully paid.
Thomas's estate to be charged with the payment of the legacies. He gave and bequeathed unto his son John Trubody, three pewter dishes, half a dozen pewter plates and one gun. He bequeathed unto his daughter Ann Trubody his clock and case and the one half part of his waggon cart and horses with the tackle belonging to them, now in partnership with WILLIAM PRIGG.
He bequeathed unto his two daughters, Mary Trubody and Ann Trubody, all his stock of liquor casks, brewing utensils, the wearing apparel of his late wife, four gold rings and all other of his goods and chattels and personal estate, household stuff and furniture, equally between them.
Thomas made his son John Trubody and his two daughters Mary and Ann Trubody trustees of his will and appointed them joint executor and executrixes.
Thomas made his mark.
His will was witnessed by JOHN OSBORNE, JEFFERY and JAMES MAYS, who both made their marks.
[Gloucestershire Record Office, Thomas Truebody 1789/133]

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