15 April 1680 Will of William Grist of Redrisse [Rotherhithe] Surrey, mariner (proved 14 May 1683)

The original document can be obtained online from The National Archives.

Source: TNA, PROB 11/373

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March 25 1680
In the name of God Amen I
William Grist in Redrise in the County of Surrey Marriner being in
sound and perfect memory praised be to God for the same doe make this my last
Will and Testament in manner and forme following that is to say First and princi-
pally I resigne my soule into the mercifull hands of Allmighty God my Creator assuredly
hoping through the merits of my blessed saviour to obtaine remission of all my sinns and
my body I comit to the earth  whence it was taken to be decently buryed by the
discretion of my Executrix herein after named And as for the worldly goods and
estate the Lord hath lent me I dispose hereof as followes Imprimis I give and
bequeath to my Daughter Susanna Grist all those my Lands and Tenements at
Sohoe which is five Houses part in Compton Street and other part in Frith Street
and my two first Houses from the corner  in Ealnant Lane in Redrisse And all
my goods or furniture which is now in my dining roome and all that now is in my
best chamber with halfe of all my Linnen and plate whereof there is an Inventory
all the above shee my daughter is to have for her use imediately after my buryall
Item I give and bequeath unto my sonne William Grist my other House in eule?ant
Lane wherein Mr Gresingham now lives and all my parts which I now have in 
shipping and all the other part of my Goods which are not herein menconed I leave
to my wife during the time shee remaines a widow and after to come all to my
sonne and daughter equall divided And if it shall please God that either my
sonne and daughter should dye then the surviving person to have it all but if
both dies without issue then to be divided between my owne relacons at Pool and 
my Brother John Grist and his daughter Katherine and they to have this estate within
menconed or to allow my Mother six pounds PER Anno or yearly during ???
live and to give my sisters five pounds each of them and all my Cozens seaven
shillings apeice at Poole and my Cozen Clap and Cozen Momford each of 
them a gold Ring and my Uncle Shere one And my Mother five pounds 
sent her downe to buy her mourning and five pounds apeice to my very
good Friends Mr Thomas Mason and Mr Mathew Grover whom I doe 
make my Executors of this my last will and Testament revokeing all other
Wills by me heretofore made In witnesse whereof I have hereunto sett my
hand and seale this Fifteenth day of Aprill One thousand six hundred eighty
William Grist Signed sealed in the presence of Witnesse William Fram-
ingham Wm Salmon Mates  Jno Kingsford Chyr

   What Goods I have in the House
Sheets seaventeen pair forty five napkins large Lookinglasse seaven-
Pillowvers Twenty Pictures Twenty four chaires thirty two Talles seaven towells
Twenty eight meskof Drawers four Cabinetts two Tablecloathes ???teen Barows
six Mabasker Pictures Twenty five beds with all??? furniture five flower
potts Tenne fruit dishes fourteen Cu???ons seaven paire of grates ?????
five paire three large square white ???? Silver four cupps to drink out of 
One Candle cup two Pottengers two chandlesticks one large chaffen dish two Tankards
two large salts one Season one Plate Seaven  small salts eleaven spoones and seaven
Forks Pewter seaven great dishes ???? small and twenty eight Plates and

severall other goods which are not herein menconed the halfe of all which I give
to my sonne and the other to my daughter  Wm Grist

Decimo quarto Die Mensis May 1683 
[this paragraph continues in Latin and appears to grant admin to]
Amphilia Grist Relca Guilielmi Grist unper de Redriffe in Coun Surrie 
sed in Nave vorat le New Catherine super 

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