List of early Orwell Wills in the Cambridgeshire Record Office

Most Wills from this area were proved in the Ely Court. However, a few were proved in the main Probate Court at Canterbury. These are listed first, some being available from The National Archives. Pages 1 - 5 give the Cambs Record Office holdings.

Early Orwell Wills (other than those from the Ely Consistory Court in the Cambridge Record Office.)

The reference PCC indicates the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, the main Court of Probate. PROB references indicate the documents held at The National Archives.

 

1615                ELIZABETH FAIRCHILD (FARCHILD)                Widow.

1619                WILLIAM HALL                                                 Clerk. [See also Hale.]

1622                THOMAS BUTLER                                           Gent.

1654                ROBERT FAIRECHILD                                      Yeoman. Fol 282 PCC

1659                THOMAS CALDECUTT                                   Husbandman.

                                                                                          PROB 11/293/157

1659                JOHN GODFREY                                               Senior.  Fol 373 PCC

1659                JOHN GODFREY (The same one?)                   Yeoman PROB 293/284

1659                RICHARD SADLER                                            PROB 11/ 238

1771                CHARLES MASON                                            DD., Rector. PROB 11/963/214

1784                THOMAS FARROW                                           Thatcher  PROB11/1120

1801                REBECCA HURRELL                                         Wife.  PROB 11/1360

1825                MARY PALMER                                                Widow.  PROB 11/1698

1831                EDWARD PRIME                                               Farmer.  PROB 11/1785

1847                ELIZABETH ADAMS                                         Spinster.  PROB 11/2063

1849                MARY PALMER                                                Spinster.  PROB 11/2105

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