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Some wills have been transcribed in full, whereas others are a paraphrased transcription. If they are paraphrased, they contain the names of all those mentioned in the will, with the gist of what they were (or were not!) bequeathed, but to find the full details, such as the names of property, requests as to how they were to be buried etc., please contact the relevant archive. The wills are either from the Suffolk Record Office (ERO), the Prerogative Court of Canterbury (PCC), or the Norfolk Record Office (NRO).

Filby, Ann, widow of Occold, 1810

  • Mary Ann Cammel daughter of William and Elizabeth Cammel of Bungay, U21
  • Ann Maria Charles daughter of William and Elizabeth Charles of Bungay, U21
  • John Sallett son of John and Rachel Sallett of Bungay, U21
  • The surviving twin daughter of John and Rachel Sallett
  • Mercy wife of John field of Mendlesham, husbandman: several pieces of clothing and household goods
  • William Charles of Bungay, husbandman
  • Rachel wife of John Sillett of Bungay: rest and residue

Executors: William Filby of Diss, Norfolk, gent., John Runnacres of Occold, husbandman

Witnesses: Mary Browne, Philip Browne

Written 3 April 1808, probate 12 Jan 1810


Transcriber’s notes: Ann Filby, widow, aged 68, was buried in Occold on 21 Sep 1808. Ann was the widow of Edmund Filby, who was buried in Occold on 30 Jan 1785. Mercy Field was Ann’s niece by marriage – she was the illegitimate daughter of Stephen Aldous of Mendlesham and Phyllis Filby, and Phyllis was the sister of Edmund Filby, who had married Ann.

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Filby, Edmund, yeoman of Hepworth, 1705

  • daughter Margaret
  • daugter Elizabeth
  • daughter Susan
  • son Edmund
  • wife Margaret

Executor: wife Margaret

Witnesses: William Wyard x, Robert Pett

Written 20 Feb 1704/5, probate 17 April 1705


Transcriber’s notes: 23 Feb 1705, Edmund Filby was buried at Hepworth.

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