Hugh Wanliss

Hugh Wanliss

Male Est 1600-1682 - 1702  (~ 20 years)

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  • Name Hugh Wanliss 
    Born Est 1600-1682 
    Gender Male 
    WILL 14 Feb 1702  Holland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • In the name of God Amen the ffourteenth day of February 1701/2 I Hugh Wanliss being sick and weak of body but of perfect mind...do make my last will and testament...my soul to God Almighty...my body to the earth...for the good will and affection I bear to my well-beloved wife Sarah Wanliss I make and ordain her my sole heiress and executrix giving and absolutely granting her all pay or arrears of pay due to me in his Matird(?) Service [doesn't look like Majesty's], all my worldly goods, bills, bonds, and debts or demands...thereby set my hand and seal on the date and year aforementioned at Gredah(?) [first letter unidentifiable; could end in 'edak', could be Horedak] in Holland. Signed Hugh Wanliss his marks. Witnesses: Francis Huysh(?), chaplain; John Norridge, chyrirgeon [surgeon]; Edward Booth, Adju't.
    Died Aug 1702 
    PROB 1703  London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Will probated at London in the presence of John Eaton or Eston and Richard Raine, soldier...master custodian or guard...in the month of August in the year one thousand seven hundred ...suramento(?) Sara Wanliss relicta [widow]...in the said testament named...
    Notes 
    • Hugh was probably in the Royal Navy - his will, made in Holland, makes reference to pay due to him from [something illegible] Service and was witnessed by an Adjutant (a Naval term). His will was probated in London, so he probably lived there when not at sea.
    Person ID I94  100: Small Groups of Wan(d)lesses Worldwide
    Last Modified 13 Feb 2008 

    Family Sarah (Unknown),   b. Est 1600-1682,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Bef 1702 
    Last Modified 13 Feb 2008 
    Family ID F25  Group Sheet

  • Documents
    Will: Hugh Wanliss, 1702
    Will: Hugh Wanliss, 1702
    Hugh appears to be a Naval man who wrote his will in Holland and possibly died there. His will leaves everything to his wife Sarah and was probated in London in 1703 in the presence of John Eaton or Eston and Richard Raine, a soldier.

  • Sources 
    1. [S55] Public Record Office, UK NATIONAL ARCHIVES, PROB 11/471, IMAGE 277 (Reliability: 3).