Office copy (dated 26 October 1781) of the will of Robert Porter of Wickin, co. Northampton, Grocer. Testator bequeaths closes and lands in Abthorp which he purchased and Andrew Walker to his grandson Thomas Porter and all his other lands in Abthorpe to his son Robert Porter. He leaves his messuage or tenement and three closes of land in Slapton, co. Northampton to his grandson Robert Porter and all his messuages, closes and land in Lockhampstead to his daughter Elizabeth Gurden for life and after her death to the said Thomas Porter and his heirs for ever. He also leaves his two messuages and lands in Denshanger to his daughter Elizabeth Gurden. He leaves legacies to his grandchildren and various items of household stuff to his son, daughter and grandchildren.Codicil annexed dated 5 May 1784. In it testator bequeaths the cottage and several closes of land which he purchased of Williat Bradbery and Elizabeth his wife in Leckhampstead on 9-10 October 1782 to his grandson Thomas Porter.
- For more information, email the repository
- Advice on accessing these materials
- Cite this description
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 222 PBRA/170
- Dates of Creationn.d.