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BYRD, Henry (Will)

Personal information

Surname
BYRD
Forenames
Henry
Place of Residence
Badsey
Probate Type
Will
Occupation or Status
Blacksmith
Date Made
29 Jun 1772
Witnesses
No witnesses but, on 5th February 1774, the day the will was proved, Thomas Cotterell and Joseph Simpson, yeomen, both of Badsey, swore on oath that "they and each of them lived as near neighbours and were well acquainted with Henry Byrd late of Badsey blacksmith for several years next before until the time of his death which happened on 25th January last, that they have often transacted business with him and upon many and divers occasions have seen him write by reason and well knew his name and character of handwriting."
Buried in parish
Badsey

Probate details

Date Proved
5 Feb 1774
Place proved
Worcester

Notes and sources

Source of Information
Worcestershire Archive & Archaeology Service (link)
Where to view copy of original document
On microfilm at Worcestershire Archive & Archaeology Service, The Hive, Worcester (link)