Will of Joseph Bridle
Yeoman of Hazelbury Bryan Dorset

Will dated 7 June 1773 - Proved on 4 August 1773

Transcribed by Jan Hibberd OPC Hazelbury Bryan - July 2017

In the name of God Amen on the seventh day of June in the year of our Lord God, one thousand seven hundred and seventy three, I Joseph BRIDLE in the parish of Haselbury Briant, in the County of Dorsett, Yeoman, being sound in mind, memory and understanding, thanks be to God for it, do make this my Last Will and Tistamonry in manor and form following, revoking all manor of Wills yesterfore made.

First I give to Thomas RUDLEY'S children, one son and two daughters which he had by his wife Mary RUDLEY, the sum of twenty pounds to be equally divided between them as soon as they to come to the age of twenty one and two pullor? dishes and two plates each, the same to have the browing? skillett? and his two daughters a gold ring a piece.

I do also give to my kinsman William MUNK one shilling and to Robert DAY one shilling, to be paid in six months after my decease.

And I do make Thomas RUDLEY my Executor in this my Will, to have power to receive all that is due to me and all my money that is due to my household and -- thing that I am prosessed of to injoy it peacably and quietely?

Sined, sealed and declared to be the Last Will of Joseph BRIDLE in the presents of me

Witnesses Benjamin MUSTONRobert MULLETT.


On the 4th August 1773.

The written Will of Joseph BRIDLE deceased was proved by the oath of Thomas RIDGLEY sole Executor within named, to whom Administration of all and singular, the goods, chattles and credits of the said deceased, was --- he being first sworn, well and faithfully to Administer -- -- also to exhibit a true and perfect inventory thereof into the -- of the Archdeacon of Dorset and render a just account thereon -- thereto lawfully required.

Sworn before me Rob WORGAN. Surro.

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