Name: John BOXALL 1
Birth: ABT 08 NOV 1702 in Ewhurst, Surrey, England 1
Christening: 22 NOV 1702
Reference Number: 1852
Death: 02 JAN 1754 in Ewhurst, Surrey, England 1
John must have been very ill when making out his will as he was buried at Ewhurst Cemetery on 4 January 1754.
SUMMARY OF WILL DW/PA/5/1754/7 obtained from the Greater London Record Office 1/9/88. Will dated 19/12/1753 probate granted 20/09/1754 in the name of God Amen.
I John Boxall, of the parish of Ewhurst in the county of Surrey, Yeoman, being of perfect sound and disposing mind, and memory. do make and ordain this my last will and testament in manner and form following. First my will is that all my just debts and funeral expenses may be fully discharged and satisfied, and for what it hath pleased God to bless me with I give as follows:-
First I give to my dearly beloved wife Anne Boxall five pounds a year during her natural life to be paid her out of my land by my executor hereafter named, and also I give to my said wife all my household furniture. Also I give and bequeath to my daughter Anne Boxall thirty pounds to be paid within two years of my decease. Also I give and bequeath to Edward Knight Yeoman and William Harrison blacksmith both of Ewhurst foresaid one hundred and twenty pound to keep in trust for my daughter Mary Boxall, Sarah Boxall, Elizabeth and Margaret Boxall, to be paid to each of them severally thirty pounds each as soon and according as they shall come to the age of twenty one years, and the interest arising there from till they come to be of age I desire it shall be paid to my wife to help bring them up, and my will is that this interest with my wife's yearly salary may commence from the day of my death, furthermore my will is that if any of my daughters should die under the age of twenty one years that their parts in the above legacy be equally divided amongst the rest of my children which shall survive them.
Lastly I give and bequeath to my son John Box" to him and his heirs all the rest residue and remainder of my estate, lands tenements, debts owing to me, with my goods and chattels not otherwise disposed of. And I do hereby constitute and appoint the above named John Boxall sole executor of this my last will and testament, requiring him to pay all my just debts and funeral expenses as soon as conveniently he can and I also require him to pay the above legacy within two years after my decease.
Witnessed by Thomas Ryde James Child
Elizabeth May ( could not write)
John Boxall and his son could not write.
Will included inventory which totals 157 pounds 10 shillings no pence rooms included in inventory were Hall Chamber, Kitchen Chamber, other Chamber, Hall, Kitchen, Milk House, Bake House and Brew House.
Items listed without doors included:-
Wheat Fifty eight pounds six shillings, Oats five pounds, One corn wagon two pounds ten shillings, One other wagon four pounds, Five cows ten pounds, Twenty sheep six pounds, Two other cows five pounds, Five horses twenty one pounds, Hogs and Pigs Nil, Six other pigs three pounds twelve shillings, Harnesses for six horses three pounds, One dung cart and two ploughs three pounds, One pair harrow one pound, Hay five pounds.
JOHN BOXAL (labourer) of Ewhurst married ANN WALDER on 8 June 1726 at SHERE, Surrey.
It would be very interesting to know the name of John Boxall's farm. Was it named "YARDS" and perhaps passed on to him by his mother Mary's people - the Longhurst family.
More About John Boxall:
Christened: 09 December 1702, Ewhurst Church. Surrey. England.
Buried: 04 January 1754, St. Peter & St. Paul Church, Ewhurst. Surrey. England.
Notes for Anne Walder:
Anne Walder was christened at Shere on 21 December 1702, and buried 21 September 1772 at Ewhurst, Surrey, England, aged 69yrs. She was the daughter of William Walder and Elizabeth.
Elizabeth wife of William Walder, labourer, was buried at Shere on 16 August 1741. William (aged labourer) was buried at Shere on 30 May 1744. They were probably married about 1697 as their first child William was baptised at Shere 7 March 1699.
Father: Henry BOXALL
Mother: Mary LONGHURST b: FEB 1681 in Ewhurst, Surrey, England
Anne WALDER b: DEC 1702 in Shere, Surry, England
- John BOXALL b: ABT AUG 1727 in Ewhurst, Surrey, England
- Mary BOXALL b: ABT 14 NOV 1735 in Ewhurst, Surrey, England
- Sarah BOXALL b: ABT AUG 1740 in Ewhurst, Surrey, England c: 12 SEP 1740 in Ewhurst, Surrey, England
- Elizabeth BOXALL b: ABT 08 SEP 1743 in Ewhurst, Surrey, England
- Margaret BOXALL b: ABT JUN 1748 in Ewhurst, Surrey, England
- Anne BOXALL b: ABT 01 AUG 1732 in Ewhurst, Surrey, England
- Title: Blay.FTW
Source Medium: Other
Text: Date of Import: Sep 23, 2005