Wills from elsewhere – O

These wills are from a variety of sources – some from the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, and others from county record offices. Most of the wills have been transcribed to include all the names mentioned, but not necessarily all of the details of what each person received, so please see the originals for complete details.

Orme, Cardinall, Citizen and goldsmith of London, 1667

£50 for funeral

To nephew Robert Orme eldest son of my brother Robert Orme deceased £100 and forgive him the £100 debt he owes me

To his two children Robert and Elizabeth Orme £25 each

£20 to be equally divided between the children of my nephew Humphrey Orme of Linckhorne sheare (Lincolnshire!)

Niece Martha Goodfellow £20 and £30 to be divided equally between her children

Niece Catherine Taylor £20 and £30 to be divided equally between her children

Niece Frances Wrage £30 and £20 to be divided equally between her children

Nephew Robert Cuthbert £100 and £50 to be divided equally between his children

£50 to be divided equally between the children of my nephew Humphrey Cuthbert deceased

Niece Mary Dalbye £20 and £30 to be divided equally between her children

Niece An Law £20 and £20 to be divided equally between her children

Niece Elizabeth [gap for surname – in column ‘Norsie’ – is that her surname?] the third daughter of my sister Cuthbert £20 and £20 to be divided between her children

Niece Martha youngest daughter of my sister Cuthbert £20 and £20 to be divided equally between her children

Niece Mary Dickenson the eldest daughter of my sister Bucke deceased £20 and £30 to be divided equally between her children

Nephew Perigrine Bucke £40. Henry son of my niece Elizabeth Bucke deceased £10

Humphrey Cuthbert eldest son of my nephew Humphrey Cuthbert deceased £10

John Dalbye eldest son of my niece Mary Dalby £10

£10 to be divided equally among the children of my niece Elizabeth Dickinson of Peterborough deceased

To the lame son of my brother Miles deceased £20 he is prentis to a tailor at Ipsedge [Ipswich]

“My brother Myles Ormes daughter which was married to a seaman in Ipsedge” £10 and £20 to be divided equally between her children

Mrs Ireland once my maid servants £5

My cousin Tenis in Grubstreete at whose house I now have a chamber £10 and to her daughter Anne £5

Amstead my now maid servant £10

£10 for a piece of plate to be given to Goldsmiths Hall. To my old friend Mr Glinne? 20 shillings, to Mr Johnson 20s, to old Mr Alpord 20s and to Mr Atwood 20s to buy themselves each a ring

“Also my will is that my nephew Robert Orme shall have £50 over and above the legacy I have given him in this my will before written in regard of his great losses by the fyer [fire] of the Citty.”

After debts paid, remainder of estate to nephews Robert Cuthbert and Robert Orme, exec

Written January 1666/7, probate 13 Sep 1667

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