The Will of John BARBER
of Foulsham, Norfolk - 1827
This is the last Will and Testament of me John Barber of Foulsham in the County of
FIRST I nominate constitute and appoint my beloved wife Easter Barber Executrix and
William Burrell of Bintry in the said County of Norfolk Miller Executor of this my
ITEM It is my Will and desire that my said Wife should have any Estate at
Sherringham, in the said County of Norfolk, to sell or dispose of as she & the said
Willm. Burrell my said Executor shall think proper. I also bequeath unto my said Wife
all my personal property and effects of what nature or kind soever that to me appertain
during the term of her natural life. It is also my will and desire that the property
remaining at the decease of my said Wife should be equally divided between my three
Sons (namely) Benjamin Pearce, Robert Barber and John Barber.
IN WITNESS whereof I the said testator John Barber have to this my last will and
testament set my hand and seal this twenty first day of June in the year of our Lord
Christ one thousand eight hundred and twenty seven.
Signed, sealed published and declared by the said testator John Barber as and for his
last Will & Testament in the presence of us who in his presence of each other have
subscribed our names as Witnesses hereto.
Edmund Cooper, Robt. Teele, James Spanton
This Will was proved at Great Ryburgh on the 19th day of January 1828. Before the
Revd. William Ray Claydon Clk. Surrogate duly appointed of the Worshipful William
Yonge Clk. A.M. Official Principal of the Episcopal Consistorial Court of Norwich
lawfully constituted & was approved &c & Admon. of all & singular the Goods &c of
the within named John Barber the testator deceased was then duly granted to William
Burrell the Executor within named, he being duly sworn &c (Power being reserved for
committ. the like Admon. to Easter Barber testators Widow, the Executrix within
named when she shall .....ay the same) saving &c.
Examined with the original Will
by me Wm. Green .........