Copy of Will of Richard Ash of Ledwell, parish of Sandford, victualler

Scope and Content

bequeathing 1) to his wife Elizabeth, £10 per annum & a room in his house at Ledwell, to his 5 daughters, Ann, Elizabeth, Joanna, Mary & Susanna, £30 each to his son William, £50 to be paid when he is 23 years old, but as he & Susanna are children they are to be maintained from the estate till they can provide for themselves, and to his son Richard Ash, who is made sole executor, all the residue of his real & personal estate. His brothers in law, William & Richard Hayward, are appointed trustees