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Document Number:0412086
Title:Copy of Will
Date:14 March 1731
For Sale:25.00
Fair (depending on what its age is), but a bit fragile. Has small holes at the intersections of the folds.
Paper : 2 sheets 41cm x 33cm. This is a manuscript copy of a will dated 14 March 1731, but there is no indication of when the copy was made.
Summary of contents:
John Trustram of Luton, Bedfordshire, Innholder.

John Trustram (his only son)
Mary Trustram (his wife)

There is a tenement named Flowerdeluce (= Fleur de Lys ? possibly an Inn) and John Trustram requires that whoever has the freehold of this property must pay 20 shillings per annum to 20 poor widows of the parish of Luton. Apart from this property there are 3 other cottages which he bequeaths to his wife and son. He mentions another (deceased) son Thomas who is to be buried with him.
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