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Rebecca

Female - 1660


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  • Name Rebecca  
    Gender Female 
    Died 1660 
    Person ID I50  Wollaston
    Last Modified 8 Aug 2016 

    Family John Wollaston, Sir,   d. 1658 
    Last Modified 8 Aug 2016 
    Family ID F16  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • DAME REBECCA WOLLASTON 011 THE PARISH OF ST. JOHN ZACHARY, LONDON, WIDOW AND RELICT OF SIR JOHN WOLLASTON, LATE ONE OF THE ALDERMEN OF LONDON, DBCEASED. Will dated 13 May 1659

      To be buried in the chapel of Highgate, co. Middlesex, near my said late dear husband.
      Whereas Matthew Mason, citizen and goldsmith of London, oweth me .£1060, to be paid at my
      now dwelling-house in Foster-lane, London, on the 25th June next, I dispose of the same as follows:
      To my nephew Mr. Josua Greene, one of the" sons of my late sister Mrs. Sara Greene,
      deceased, £50; and to my nieces, the four sisters of the said Josua Greehe, each .£5. To my
      nephew Nicholas Lambert, one of the sons of my late sister Mrs. Elizabeth Lambert deceased,
      £20; and to my nephew Mr. Daniel Lambert, another of her sons, .£10; and to my niece
      Mrs. Catherine Daniell, daughter of my said sister Lambert, .£50. To my cousin Mrs. AnneGibbon,
      £50. To my cousin Mrs. Dorcas Taylor. £100. To my. cousin Sir Jamest Ware Kt.,
      .£100. To Mr. Evan Tyler, citizen and stationer of London, £100. The said Sir James Ware
      and Evan Tyler to be my executors. To Mr. Cole of Grsys Inn Esq., .£50; and I appoint him
      overseer of my Will.
      To the said Matthew Mason. £3. To such. of the three children of my nephew Mr. Robert Green as live to be 21 or married, £50 between them. To Mr. Vernon,· minister of Highgate,
      and to Mr, Brookes,· Mr. Griffith,· Mr. Venning and Mr. Bendy,: ministers of God's word;
      and to my chaplain Mr. Benoni§ Barke, £5 each. To my now menial servants Edward Osborne,
      ElIinor Holder, and Catherine Wadleworth, £50 each; and to each of my other servants,
      £11 apiece. To the poor of Highgate, Homsey, Finchley, and St. John Zachary, £5 to each
      parish. To the poor of St. Matthew, Friday·street, in which parish I was born, £10. To my
      said nephew Mr. Robert Green, son of my said sister Mrs. Sara Greene, £lO for mourning. To
      my kinswoman Mrs. Anne Primrose, wife of Doctor Primrose, £10 for mourning. To my
      cousin Mrs. Priscilla. Nowell, widow of Thomas Nowell Esq., late one of the Aldermen of
      London, deceased, £10 for mourning. To Mr. Carroll,. minister of God's word. for preaching my
      funeral sermon and for mourning, £10. My funeral charges not to exceed tMOO. including the
      above sums bequeathed for mourning. To my cousin Mrs. Rebecca Brett., daughter of my niece
      Mrs. Ruth Brett, £400 at 21 or marriage, and £24 per annum till then. I desire that she may
      live with and be bred up by that godly and painful minister of God's word Mr. Carroll. The
      residue of my estate to Mrs. Avis Tyler, the wife of my said executor Mr. Evan Tyler, to her own
      particular use.
      Will proved in C.P.C. 20 Aug. 11160 by Evan Tyler, power being reserved to Sir James
      Ware Kt. [218 Nabbs.]