ciderdrinker wrote:ps just spotted William the elders Will 1658 under PCC wills at National Archives.That should crack it.But I can't get it up on Ancestry to see what's in there .So you may have to pay the fee.
Or not, as the case may be....
William Watts the Elder [Willus Watts Senior]. Will dated 6 Feb 1656
To the poor of Rearsby 40 shillings
To Elizabeth Spencer, Widow (his servant) 20 shillings
To each of the servants 4 shillings
To Mary Musson, Elizabeth Musson & Ann Musson (his nieces, daughters of his brother-in-law, Thomas Musson) £100 to be equally divided once they reach 18 or marry
To his sister, Elizabeth Duffy (?) £50
To his nephew, John Duffy, £10
Everything else, once debts etc paid, to be divided equally between his sister Margaret Watts, his Brother in Law Thomas Musson and his wife Mary (William’s sister), who he also names as executors.
Proved London 20 Nov 1658 by the Oaths of Margaret Watts, Thomas Musson & Mary his wife