WILLIAM CHILDERS
1555-1646

THIS IS THE WILL OF WILLIAM CHILDERS, SR MARRIED TO ANNE WEBSTER. HIS SON WILLIAM CHILDERS JR INHERITED THE ESTATE AND HIS GRANDSON WILLIAM CHILDERS III WAS LEFT SOME OF HIS ESTATE.

Extracted from the District Probate Registry at York attached to Her Majesty?s High Court of Justice In the name of God amen the eight day of February 1646 I William Childers of Bollam in the County of Nottingham Gent being sick in body but of perfect memory God bee thanked doo make and ordayne this my last will and testament and first I comitt my soule to Almighty God my maker and redeemer by Jesus Christ and my body to buried att the discretion of my executor and as concerning my worldly estate I doo dispose thereof as followeth first I give unto my sonne William Childers of Saundby my silver bowle and to my daughter Anne Horsfield Widdow and my daughter Rawson (ONE DAUGHTER MARRIED A DAWSON) all the rest of my plate to bee divided between them:

I give unto my said daughter Horsefield my best brasse pott and my great Iron Racke
I give to my Sister Doriethy (CHILDERS) Maples L20
I give to my sonne Rawson(MIGHT BE HIS SON IN LAW NAMED DAWSON) my best --- cloak all the rest of my goods and Chattells not formerly disposed of I doo give unto my loving wife Anne Childers my funerall charges deducted. It my will is that my said wife doo hold for all her life all those lands settled upon her att marriage and I doo further give unto her for her life the dwellinghouse in Morgate wherein I did heretofore dwell paying unto my sonne Childers yearly for the same att new years tyde one paire of Buckskin gloves, All the residue of my messuages lande tenents and hereditaments in Morgate and in East Retford Wellam Clareborrow Rayton and Tilne I doo give and devise unto William Childers my grandchild and the heirs male of his body as also the reversion of those land settled upon my said wife after her decease and for want of such issue unto the heirs and assigns of my sonne William Childers provided always and my will is that is my sonne William Childers shall att any tyme said grandchild other lands or leases to the value of one thousand pounds that then my will is that my said sonne William Childers shall have all the estate hereby given by mee unto my said grandchild and I doo make my said sonne William Childers Executor of this my last will and Testament Published in the price of will. Kinder ----John Elaam. ----- The thirteenth day of June 1647

Administration with the Will annexed of the goods and chattels and credits of William Childers late of Bollam in the county of Nottingham
and the dioceses of York Gentleman deceased were granted by the Exchequer Court of York to Anne Childers widow the Relicit of the deceased for the use and benefit of the Executor in the said will named devising his minority.

William Childers of Bollam in the County of Nottingham Gentleman in his will dated 5th February 1646. Mentions his son William Childers of Saundby his daughter Anne his daughter Rawson his sister Dorethy Mapes his son Rawsom. His wife Anne Childers all those lands settled upon his wife at marriage the dwellings in Morgate the residue of his messauges lands tenements and hereditaments in Morgate and in East Retford, Wellam, Clareborrow Hayton and Tilne his grand child William Childers. Appoints his son William Childers Executor of his last will Witnesses
---William Kinder John Ellam Administration with Will annexed was granted on the 30th day of June 1647 by the Exchequer court of York to Anne Childers widow the relicit of the deceased for the use of benefit of William Childers (a minor) to the sole Executor in the said will named.

 

From: http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/CHILDRESS-RESEARCH/2006-08/1155572106