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Admon Alchin Alexander alias Alice Ashton in Makerfield Ashton-under-Lyne Atherton Aylett Barlow Barton Bennett Berkeley Blackburn Bolton Booth Bowyer Brent Brereton Burscough Butterworth Ches Chester Chorley Christopher Clayton clerk Congleton Crompton Croston Culcheth Davenport Eccles Eccleston Edmund Edward Elizabeth Ellen esquire Flint Formby Frodsham gentleman George Grey Hale Halsall Haslingden Haworth Heaton Henry Hindley Holt Houghton Hugh Hulme Hulton Humphrey husbandman Inv Admon Inv º James Jane John Johnson Katherine Lanc Lancaster Lathom Laurence Lawton Leigh Leyland linen webster Liverpool Macclesfield Margaret Middleton Minshull Mottram Nabbs Nantwich Newton Newton in Makerfield Nicholas North Meols º Inv Oldham Ormskirk parish of Bury parish of Prescot parish of Rochdale parish of Winwick Pell Peover Peter Prescot Ralph Randle Richard Robert Roger Ruthen Sandbach Scarisbrick Smith spinster Standish Sutton Tattenhall Taylor Thomas Walton le dale Warrington West Derby Westhoughton Whitley widow Wigan William Winwick Wooton Worthington Wright Wych Malbank yeoman
Page xii - Inv" occurs, it signifies that the deceased had most probably died intestate, and that an inventory of his goods had been filed and administration granted to his representatives. Where the word " Admon" occurs it shows that an administration bond had been filed as well. In all other cases the wills themselves are extant, either with or without the accompanying inventories. J. It is to be noted that in the Probate Court of Chester the original wills up to 1838 (and not official transcripts, as in...
Page xii - ... appear to have become detached from the original wills, and so have been placed in different bundles and indexed under different years. This list, however, being an alphabetical one, such cases will be speedily detected, and it will be easy to replace the inventories in their proper places. 2. Where the word
Page vi - Sir Nathaniel Brent lawfully did or might have done in the late province of Canterbury. And they or any five of them may issue out commissions, &c., and proceed to hear and determine all matters touching Wills, Administrations and Inventories and all the incidencies, emergencies, and dependencies thereupon in all places in England and Wales as Sir Nathaniel Brent lawfully might have done in the late province of Canterbury.
Page vi - Incidencies and Dependencies thereupon in the late Provinces of Canterbury and York, that Sir Nathaniel Brent lawfully did or might have done in the late Province of Canterbury : And shall and may, if they see cause, divide themselves into several places for the executing of the power given them by this Act, so as there be five of them present there ; and that they, or any five or more of them, shall and may issue out Commissions, Proces and Proceed, to hear, sentence and decree...