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Nelme, John, brewer, 1589
Newman, Daniel, citizen and fishmonger, 1619
Newman, Nicholas, cooper, 1629
Newton Nicholas, citizen and sadler, 1636
Nicholson, Michael, gentleman, 1645
Norris, Ann, widow, 1625
North, Henry, 1628
Norton, John, grocer, 1628
Norton, Robert, innholder, 1561
Norton alias Brian, Thomas, 1570
Nelme, John, of St Saviour, brewer.
Date written: 1589 July 31.
Date proved: 1589 September 12.
Family members named: George Knowles his brother in law. Margaret, ‘somtimes named Margarett Knowles’, his sister in law. John Mekins his cousin.
Others named: Katherine Fawkner, and her cousin Jane Addys. Widow Biston. James Bensted. Mr Baker the clothier.
Co-Executors: brother in law George Knowles and sister in law Margaret.
Overseers: John Brayne, gentleman; John Addis.
Witnesses: R[ichard?] Johnson; James Bensted; John Mekins.
[Reference: TNA, Prob.11/74, f.148r-v (register copy).]
Newman, Daniel, of St Saviour, citizen and fishmonger of London. Testator is weak in body. Asks to be buried in St Saviour church. A bequest to the vestry of St Saviour for distribution to the poor. Holds the rectory or parsonage of Langford, Bedfordshire. Has a messuage in Watling Street, London.
Date written: 1619 June 15.
Date proved: 1619 July 15.
Family members named: Mary his wife. Daniel Newman and Anne Newman, his underage children; Anne is not yet ten years old. James, Barnaby, Thomas, and William Newman his brothers. Mary Dennis his sister, and her husband. Edward Bromfield his brother. Mary Watson his kinswoman.
Others named: William Iremonger his friend. Anthony Preston his servant.
Executor: Mary his wife.
Overseers: Mr Dennis, his sister's husband; Edward Bromfield; and William Iremonger.
Witnesses: Anthony Preston; George Austen; John Revill.
[Reference: TNA, Prob.11/134, ff.15r-16r (register copy).]
Newman, Nicholas, of St Saviour, cooper. Testator affirmed his will with a mark not a signature. He is about to sail to the East Indies on the ship Charles; being uncertain of his return, he makes his will now.
Date written: 1628/9 March 18.
Date proved: 1631 April 28.
Family members named: Joan Newman his wife.
Others named: William Hickock and John Tarleton of St Olave, brewers, to whom the testator owes £12.
Executor: if his wife can repay the debt to Hickock and Tarleton before the testator's death, then she is to be the sole executor; if she cannot do this, then they are to be co‑executors. [Administration granted to Hickock and Tarleton, because his wife ‘non solverit’ the £12.] No overseers named.
Witnesses: Robert Windsor, scrivener; Rowland Lovet (his mark).
[Reference: TNA, Prob.11/159, ff.302v-303r (register copy).]
Newton, Nicholas, of St Saviour, citizen and sadler of London. Testator is in perfect health of body. A bequest to the poor of St Saviour parish. A bequest to the Company of Sadlers.
Date written: 1636 May 9.
Date proved: 1638 August 29.
Family members named: Anne Newton his wife. Alice Gunter his daughter, wife of James Gunter, and their son James, the testator's godson. Thomas Newton his son, not yet 24 years old. Susan Newton and William Newton, his underage children. Francis Newton, mercer of London, his kinsman.
Others named: Mr Archer the minister. Mr Mowrton the lecturer . John Mitchburne, merchant of London. Robert Gravener, citizen and ironmonger of London.
Executor: Anne Newton his wife.
Overseers: Francis Newton, John Mitchburne, and Robert Gravener.
Witnesses: John Whithens; John Gardner; John Hely, scrivener.
[Reference: TNA, Prob.11/177, ff.371r-372r (register copy).]
Nicholson, Michael, of St Saviour, gentleman. Testator is sick and weak in body. A bequest to the poor of St Saviour parish. Has a tenement called the James in Bermondsey street in St Olave parish. Has interests in the manors of Chipping Norton, Over Norton, and Salford in Oxfordshire. Has a tenement called the Three Kings at bridge foot in St Olave parish. Has holdings in the manor of Stepney.
Date written: 1644/5 March 20.
Date proved: 1645/6 January 17.
Family members named: Anne Nicolson his mother. Gabriel Nicolson his brother. Marie Nicolson and Sarah Nicolson his sisters; Josias Nicolson his brother. Josias Tomlinson, clerk, his uncle, and Alice Tomlinson his aunt. Gabriel Tomlinson and Samuel Tomlinson his cousins, and their wives. Gabriel Wills his cousin. Jane Barrett his sister. Joshua Phinees his brother in law, and his wife Joyce Phinees. George Brady his brother in law, and his wife Alice Brady. William Culling of Canterbury his brother in law. William Glover of Canterbury his brother in law, and his wife Ann Glover.
Others named: William Talentire of St Saviour and his wife. John Bover and his wife. John Stokes. John Rice, St Saviour parish clerk. Mr Daggett the sexton. Stephen Rippington. John Busbridge. Thomas Pococke. Mr Akester and his wife. Francis Fulshawe. Thomas Yeate. Joan Hay. Nurse Cole. Jane Smith. Ann Stranguage. Colonel Hardwick. Edward Cooke the draper. Robert Rooes. Theodore Collins and his wife. Jonathan Buck and his wife. John Madox. Samuel Win. Caleb Phinees. Benjamin Phinees. Anthony Mills. William Ball. Robert Clarke the apothecary. Thomas Crowder. Samuel West.
Executor: Gabriel Nicolson his brother; no overseers named.
Witnesses: Anne Nicolson; Michael Nicholson; Francis Fuleshawe, scrivener.
[Reference: TNA, Prob.11/195, ff.52r-53r (register copy).]
Norris, Ann, of St Saviour, widow of Thomas Norris. Nuncupative will. Testator is sick in body.
Date declared: 1625, ‘about a moneth before her death’, and a second time ‘about a fortnight before her death’.
Date proved: 1625 October 17.
Family members named: John Garbrane, her eldest son. No other legatees.
Executor: John Garbrane; no overseers named.
Witnesses: To the first declaration: Robert Harrison; Elizabeth Pate. To the second declaration: Ann Markland, widow (her mark); Robert Harrison (his mark); Elizabeth Pate (her mark).
[Reference: TNA, Prob.11/147, f.30v (register copy).]
North, Henry, of St Saviour. Nuncupative will.
Date declared: ‘about two hours before his death’.
Date proved: 1628 July 24.
Family members named: Elizabeth North his wife. Nathaniel North his brother. No other legatees.
Executor: Elizabeth North his wife.
Witnesses: Jane Consett, wife of Walter Consett (her mark); Margaret Towell, widow (her mark).
[Reference: TNA, Prob.11/154, f.23v (register copy).]
Norton, John, of St Saviour, grocer. Testator is sick and weak in body. A bequest to such poor people as his executor shall think fitting.
Date written: 1628 July 24.
Date proved: 1628 September 26.
Family members named: Jane Younge his sister, wife of John Younge of Tenterden, Kent. Elizabeth Amherst his sister, wife of Nicholas Amherst of East Farleigh, Kent. Susan [no surname], widow, his sister.
Others named: John Lawrence of Southwark, grocer, his master. Enoch Wyer of St Mary Magdalen Bermondsey, porter. Faith Paldin. Elizabeth Atkinson. Elizabeth King, widow, his nurse. Dorothy Burley. Margaret Wood, wife of Michael Wood. John Hobson of London, porter. William Cowper, potter. Richard Cattle, scrivener. Edward Young. Peter Pryor. James Gunter. George Clarke. Jeremy Clarke.
Executor: John Lawrence his master. No overseers named.
Witnesses: John Greene (his mark); Henry Lewes; Richard Cattle, scrivener; William Cooper; Edward Younge.
[Reference: TNA, Prob.11/154, f.142r-v (register copy).]
Norton, Robert, of St Saviour, innholder. Asks to be buried in St Saviour church. Lives in a ‘mancion house’ called the Christopher. Has a lease to pasture ground by the lane leading to Lambeth.
Date written: 1560/1 February 26.
Date proved: 1562 April 20.
Family members named: Alice, ‘now my wief’, formerly the wife of William Tillesworth, citizen and innholder of London, deceased. Thomas his son. Grace Tillesworth, his wife's unmarried daughter. Constance Rixon, his wife's sister, and her daughter Joan Rixon. Elizabeth Weston, his unnamed sister's daughter. John Weston's son Nicholas Weston.
Others named: Ralph Seger of St Saviour, waterman. Robert Pettit of St Saviour, tiler. John Dodd, son of Richard Dodd of Lincolnshire. Joan Woodwarde and Ann [no surname], his maidservants. William Emerson, citizen and bowyer of London. John Mawdie, citizen and grocer of London. William Jackson ‘my bruer’, his unnamed wife, and his son Alexander.
Co-Executors: wife Alice and son Thomas.
Overseers: Robert Levers, citizen and fishmonger of London; John Mawdie, citizen and grocer of London.
Witnesses: Robert Levers; William Ligearke, scrivener.
[Reference: TNA, Prob.11/45, f.76r-v (register copy).]
Norton alias Brian, Thomas. Asks to be buried in St Mary Overy churchyard ‘where my children lieth’.
Date written: 1570 September 24.
Date proved: 1571 July 16.
Family members named: Elizabeth Norton his wife.
Others named: Joan Blount. Giles Prestlen, cutler. Joan Gunne. John Banbridge of Walden.
Executor: Joan Gunne. No overseers named.
Witnesses: John Gardiner; Thomas Gonne; Richard Harryson; Thomas Allyn.
[Reference: TNA, Prob.11/53, f.229v (register copy).]