which consists of the villages of Crich, Fritchley and Whatstandwell.

Will of Alexander Radford dated 1562

Transcribed by Terry Radford and reproduced with his permission

Born in  ? to Robert Radford and Margeret Radford. He had two brothers James and Henry.

He married Joan.

In the name of God amen on the 28th day of November 1562 that I,  Alexander Redfortt (Radford) of Hoaghs (Sound)  Mynd  & Perfycte Memore do make my  Last Will and Testament in manner and form as follows:
Fyrste I bequethe my soul to Allmyghtie God & to be conversant
in the company of Angelles and my body to be buryed in Duffield Church Yard
and I do make Joan my wyfe my full and lawfull executor of all my goods
and after I am honestlie brought home and my debts payd I bequeth to Joan
my wyfe and full executor all my goods, saving  these parcelles

Item I bequethe to Roger my best Jacket and I bequeth Mother to be halfe with my wyfe at my
best  Dublet,  and I bequeth to my brother James my sword and my  ?;  Wyllis, my uncles son  my ?

I make my Father my full Supervysor to see that this my last wyll to
…. be performed and … wyth all my … that …

This being  witnessed by

?  Shenton
 Thomas Hell
Wylliam Helot
 with others 

Will of Alexander Radford

Alexander Radford, Crich, 1562
Reproduced by kind permission of the Lichfield Record Office.

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