Contributor - Bob Campbell, Australia
Transcript for the will of Henry Gadd
proved in 1808
Text enclosed in are additional notes by Bob Campbell.
Death Duties Register has a Henry Gadd from Heyshot will with list of recipients :-
Page dated 16th June 1825
Register no. 167
Henry Gadd of Heyshot in the County of Sussex Yeoman [testator]
Name and place of Executor :-
Martha? Gadd c/o Richard Gadd his son and his brother in law William Hardham
1. George Gadd, son
All his personal estate and effects which he might be possessed in or interested unto at the time of his decease in the Parish of Cocking in the said county of Sussex
2.? Gadd and Richard Gadd, sons, Residue, Chargeable with the payment of the several legacies after month [6 months]
3. Elizabeth, daughter, 400 pounds payable within 12 months next after his decease
[Elizabeth married a William Slade at Heyshott Sussex 29th December 1808 ref m070621]
4, Ann, daughter, 300 pounds payable at her age of 21 years
[Christened at Graffham 14th June 1792]
5. Thomas, son, 300 pounds at his age of 21 years
[Thomas son of Henry Gadd and Jane Lawrence christened at Graffham 14th June 1792 possibly married to ?]
6. Mary, wife of Mr Hileyer, [daughter] 100 pounds
[Mary or Polly Gad married John Hellyer at Graffham Sussex on 13th February 1794 lds batch M070551]
7. Jane, wife of Mr Osborne [daughter] 100 pounds
[Jane married James Osbourne at Portsea Hampshire on 7th July 1799 batch no A184630]
8. Martha, wife of Mr. Neale [daughter] 100 pounds
[Martha married John Neal at Heyshott Sussex 17th December 1801 batch reference M070621]
9.Willis Hardham, Brother in law, 3 pounds
[Willis Hardham married Martha Lawrence at Oving Sussex 23rd July 1778 ref M070871] [Willis and Martha Hardham [Lawrence] - after the marriage in Oving, they lived in Chichester, and had 6 children:-
Lawrance, Mary Ann, Richard, Charles, Martha and Frederick.
The Hardhams of Chichester were all trades people - butchers, grocers, confecioners, tailors, boot and shoe makers]
[Martha was sister to Jane Lawrence who Married Henry Gadd on 28th April 1774 also at Oving in Sussex]
All the above 6 to 9 payable within 12 months next after his decease
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