Henry Burt1

#12406, (say 1568 - circa August 1617)
Relationship10th great-grandfather of William David Lewis

Family

Isett _____ b. s 1572, d. 1629/30
Children 1.John Burt7 (s 1592 - )
 2.Johan Burt+7 (s 1593 - )
 3. Henry Burt Jr.+8 (c 1595 - 1662)
 4.Raddegan Burt7 (a 1596 - )
 5.Allies Burt9 (a 1597 - )
 6.Agnes Burt9 (a 1597 - )
 7.Elizabeth Burt9 (a 1597 - )
"was a prosperous clothier and landholder, who had his own ?ock of sheep and owned at his death a considerable stock of cloth and yarn. The value of his estate, according to the inventory, was £602. 7s. 9d."1 
Birth*say 1568He was born say 1568 at EnglandB.1 
Marriage*say 1591He married Isett _____ say 1591 at EnglandB.2 
10 July 1617He left a will on 10 July 1617 at Harberton Civ. Par., Co. Devon, EnglandB.3 
Death*circa August 1617He died circa August 1617 at Harberton Civ. Par., Co. DevonB.1 
Inventory10 September 1617His estate was inventoried by Henry Burt on 10 September 1617.4 
Probate*19 September 1617His estate was probated on 19 September 1617 at Harberton Civ. Par., Co. DevonB.5,6 
ChartsAncestors of William D. Lewis

Citations

  1. [S1221] George Skelton Terry, "Genealogical Research in England: Burt–March", New England Historical and Genealogical Register 86 (1932): 217.
  2. [S1221] George Skelton Terry, "Genealogical Research in England: Burt–March", 217, probably.
  3. [S1221] George Skelton Terry, "Genealogical Research in England: Burt–March", 78-79.
    To the poor of the parish of Harberton 305. To my son Henry and his heirs and assigns [sic] my close of land situate in Harberton Ford, called by the name of the Racheparke, together with the house that John Tummells now dwelleth in and the house that George Causie and Johan Pearse now dwell in and the house that Andrew Pearse
    and Edward Adams now dwell in, as also the orchard, nursery, herb gardens, backsides, and other appurtenances belonging. To the said Henry, my son, the mansion house of that land commonly called Crobers Land which Thomas Wood now dwelleth in, together with the sheep pen, orchard, herb garden, and bakehouse, during the term of his life. To my said son Henry £100, to be paid within a year after my death. To Isett, my wife, for life, one chamber over the shop, called the forechamber, with the bedstead and bed performed that I use to lie in. My wife shall have yearly, during her life, £6. 13s. 4d., issuing out of that land or tenement called Crobers Land; and my executor shall find her and one to attend her, during her life, sufficient meat, drink, and firewood for her own use; and, if my said wife do dislike her diet & do leave it, then my will is that she shall have £3. 6s. 3d., in lieu of her diet, out of the lands aforesaid, for her life. To my said wife and son Henry the half of my household stuff, equally to be divided between them; and the other half is to remain to my executor. To Raddegan, my daughter, £60, to be paid within three months after she shall be of the age of twenty-one. To Allies, my daughter, £40, to be paid at the age of twenty. To Agnes, my daughter, £40, at the age of twenty. To Elizabeth, my daughter, £40, at the age of twenty. Whereas I promised my son-in-law, Chrispine Saunder, £40 at his marriage, and because he is not as yet paid, my executor shall pay it. Also I promised him other £20 when my daughter Johan, his wife, for the term of her life or for fifty years determinable upon her life, should ‘be assured of that tenement that Thomasine Saunders now dwelleth in or of some other as good, then my executor shall pay him £20 towards the same. To Joseph Saunders and Samuel Saunders, my grandchildren, £5 each. To my brothers’ and sisters’ children 2s. each. To every of my godchildren 12d. To Nycholas Hyans, my apprentice, 30s., to be paid at the end of his apprentice[ship]. Residue to my son John Burte. Witnesses: Will Huxham and Thos. Colton. Proved 19 September 1617.
  4. [S1221] George Skelton Terry, "Genealogical Research in England: Burt–March", 78-79. "... by Thomas Colton and Paule Symons and exhibited 19 September 1617, includes apparel, £8; cloth and yarn, £102; money, £70; 93 sheep, £31; 32 lambs, £6; other farm stock; an estate in certain grounds, £61 ; an estate in house, meadow, and garden, £20; two pairs of “'lumbes,“ warping pins, raggles, quilt torns, and one spinning-turn with sleyes, £2. 10s.; brass pans, cauldrons, and pots £10. 13s. 4d.; for household cloth already made, £3; 13 silver spoons, £3; desperate debts, £140; total, £602. 7s. 9d. (Archdeaconry of Totnes.)."
  5. [S1692] Devon Wills Index, 1163-1999, online FindMyPast.com, Henry Burt, clothier, probate 1617, Harberton, Devon, England. Sources: (1) (Consistory) Archdeaconry Court of Totnes, Will abstract or extract, and (2) Medlycott and Hawkings, Index to the Lost Probate Records of the Diocese of Exeter; both ref. Mary Lovering Holman's Ancestry of Colonel John Harrington Stevens and his wife Frances Helen Miller, compiled for Helen Pendleton (Winston) Pillsbury, Privately Printed at the Rumford Press, Concord NH (1948) 566 pp.
  6. [S1221] George Skelton Terry, "Genealogical Research in England: Burt–March", 78-79.
  7. [S1221] George Skelton Terry, "Genealogical Research in England: Burt–March", 218.
  8. [S1221] George Skelton Terry, "Genealogical Research in England: Burt–March", 217, "probably" father and son.
  9. [S1221] George Skelton Terry, "Genealogical Research in England: Burt–March", 218, "living 10 July 1617, when she was under twenty."