Attested copy of the will (dated 26 October 1781) of Robert Porter of Wicken, co. Northampton, Grocer. Testator devises closes, lands and premises in the parish of Abthorp, co. Northampton which he purchased in 1777 and which may contain about 19 acres to his grandson Robert Porter; a messuage and 3 closes of land in pa. Slapton in the said co. to his grandson Robert Porter; a messuage in pa. Leckhamstead, co. Buckingham to his daughter Eleanor Gurden for her life and after her death to his grandson Thomas Porter; 2 messuages and a close lying in Denshanger in pa. Passenham, co. Northampton to his daughter Eleanor Gurden. He bequeaths £5 to the poor of Wicken; his folio Bible and the Lives of the Apostles to his daughter Eleanor Gurden.Codicil appended (dated 5 May 1784). In it he devises a cottage and several closes of land in pa. Leckhamstead, co. Buckingham which he purchased after making his will in 1782 to his grandson Thomas Porter.
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- Dates of Creationc. 1796