Folder Title

Will of Robert Willis, millwright of Stapleford,

Dates covered by subject material


Size of Folder

4 pages

Content contains Originals / Photocopies / Transcripts / Notes

Photocopy of fair copy of will

Where originals are if not included

Not recorded

Subject Material

Will of Robert Willis: distributes freehold and copyhold property in Stapleford among family: 2 messuages, 2 blacksmith’s shops, and a windmill all with orchards, outbuildings etc, plus other land.  Proved 12 June 1832 before Rev Aldous Edward Henshaw, clerk surrogate.

References to Names

George Barker (son-in-law)

Sarah Barker, née Willis (daughter)

Tregonwell Collier (from whom Willis purchased land)

Jonathan Freeman (from whom Willis puchased land)

Ann Hallet, née Willis (daughter)

James Hallett (grandson)

Jane Hallett (granddaughter)

Thomas Hallett (son-in-law)

Rev Aldous Edward Henshaw (clerk surrogate)

George Hurry (from whom Willis purchased messuage)

Hy Markham (witness)

James Nutter, merchant of Cambridge (friend and executor)

Hannah Rawlings, née Willis (daughter)

James Rawlings (son-in-law)

James Rawlings (grandson)

Daniel Rider (from whom Willis purchased land)

John Smith (witness)

Joseph Stanley, surgeon of Cambridge (friend and executor)

Caroline Unwin (granddaughter)

Mary Unwin, née Willis (daughter)

William Unwin (son-in-law)

Frances Willis, deceased (daughter)

Robert Willis (son)

Sophia Willis (daughter and executrix))

Susannah Willis (wife)

Thomas Willis (grandson)

Chas Wootton (witness)


References to Places


Long Tobin                                          }  fields in

Lords Grove, Stapleford                                }  Stapleford