William Mercer of Great Harwood in the County of Lancaster, Yeoman
Will 20 November 1610.
Mentions: His wife Ellen and children Richard, Thomas and Jennett Mercer.
Executors: Ellen, his wife, and Christopher Mercer of Simonstone his uncle.
Witnesses: William Hindle, Thomas Mercer and William Mercer of Cowden.
Inventory 1 February 1611
Inventory “praised by” Thomas Mercer, Oliver Procter, William Hill, and William Mercer
Mentioned in the inventory: Richard Keeles, William Duckesburie, John Brownheade, John Nowell, John Dugdaile, Thomas Dugdaile, Robert Hesketh, John Wade, Richard Wade, Oliver Collinsone daughter of Padihame, George Longworthe, Mr. John Heskethe, Richard Wadsworthe, Thomas Gyles, Edmund Mercer, Robert Jackesonne, Oliver Procter, Christopher Duckesburie, Lawrence Heie, Thomas Parkinsone, John Asmoll, William Gyles, William Wilkinson, Thomas Rysheton, Thomas Grimeshaie, Thomas Brigge, Relict Thome Whyteheade, Richard Tompson and Renholde Waddington
Inventory total: £234
30 December 1610 William Mercer was buried at St. Bartholomew’s, Great Harwood.
Transcription ©Barbara Youds from original held at Lancashire Archives