The wills are in chronological order of date of death.
In the Name of God Amen
I Matthew Jeggo of Weathersfield in the County of Essex being Antient and weak in in body but of sound and Disposing Mind and Memmory knowing the Certainty of Death and Considering the Uncertainty when it may happen Do hereby make and Declare this present Writing to be my last Will and Testament in manner and form following First I Commit and Commend my Soul into the hands of Almighty God that gave it me hoping through the Merits of Jesus Christ my Saviour to Inherit a Life Everlasting after this, and my body I Commit to the Earth to be Buryed in a Decent and Christian Burial at the Discretion of my Executor hereafter to be named hereby Impowering him to receive all Such Dues as Shall be due and Owing to me at the time of my Decease and Desiring my Executor hereafter named to Pay all Such Just Debts as I Shall Owe at the time of my Decease and after Such my Dues are Received and my Just Debts and Funeral Charges Shall be paid as above mentioned Then my Will and Mind is And I do hereby Give Bequeath and Desire that the Remainder of all my Personal Estates and Effects whatsoever the Same shall happen to be at the time of my Decease may and Shall be given and Disposed of as follows First I Give and Bequeath unto my Daughter Sarah now the Wife of William Shuckford of Stow Bardolph in the County of Norfolk the Sum of Three Pounds of Lawful money of this Nation To my Daughter Elizabeth now the Wife of Thomas Purkis of South Halstead the sum of Forty Shillings to my Daughter Mary now the wife of Francis Samms of Althorn the Sum of Three Pounds To my Son John Jeggo of Hornchurch the Sum of Three Pounds To my Son Matthias Jeggo of Great Wharley the Sum of Three Pounds To Mary Ellis of Weathersfield my Grand Daughter the Sum of Three Pounds and to Martha Belsham of Weathersfield abovesaid Widow the Sum of Forty Shilings All which Six Legatees last above mentioned are now Inhabitants at the Towns above mentioned within the county of Essex And all the Rest and Residue of my Personal Estate and Effects of Goods and Chattels whatsoever that I Shall be Possessed of at the time of my Decease which are not above Bequeathed I Give and Bequeath unto William Shuckford above named my Son in Law whom I hereby Nominate Impower Appoint and Desire to be Sole Executor of this my last Will and Testament But In Case it Shall happen that I Shall not be Possessed of Such a Competency of Effects as Shall be Sufficient to Pay all the Legacies hereby before Bequeathed Then my Will and Desire is that the Value of Such Effects as I Shall be Possessed of at the time of my Deceased Shall be Divided as Soon as the Same can be Sold and the Money thereof paid to Every Legatee in Such Proportion to Each of them as the Same will Amount to as Equal as the Same can be Divided to Each of them after the my Funeral Charges and Such other Charges as Shall be Occasioned in the Care of duly Executing this my Said Will Shall be paid and Satisfied And my Will and Mind is that all and Every of the Legacies hereby Given and Bequeathed Shall be duly paid in manner above mentioned within two Month next after my Decease In Witness whereof I have to this my last Will and Testament Set my hand and Seal this Thirtyeth day of January in the Year of our Lord Christ One Thousand Seven Hundred and Fifty five Matthw Jeggo X his Mark. Signed Sealed Published and Declared by the Testator to be his last Will and Testament in whose Presence and at whose Desire we have hereunto Set our hands as Witnesses to the Same Ann Owers, John Newcomb X his mark.
was Proved on the Twenty fifth day of August in the Year of our Lord One Thousand Seven Hundred and Fifty Nine before the Reverend Henry Ridlington (?Kidlington) Clerk Surrogate by the Oath of William Shuckford Son in Law of the Deceased and sole Executor to whom Administration of all and Singular the Goods Chattels and Credits of the Said Deceased was Granted and Committed he being first Sworn duly to Administer and that the Effects of the Said Deceased do not Amount to the Sum of Twenty Pounds.
Note: Thomas Jeggo could write (he signed the marriage register),
so he must have been too weak to sign his will; he was buried six days
Proved at London (Principal Registry) 9th May 1863 by the Oath of Thomas Bailey Jeggo the Son the sole Executor to whom Admon was granted. Effects under £1500.
Proved at London (Principal Registry) 2nd May 1868 by the Oaths of Joseph David Jeggo and David Joseph Jeggo the Sons and Sampson Bell the Executors to whom admon was granted. Effects under £600.
|Signed by the said Amelia Jeggo (the Testatrix) as and for her last Will in the joint presence of us who at her request in her presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses:||}
On the 9th day of December 1899 Probate of this Will was granted at Bury St. Edmunds to John Wollaston Greene and The Reverend Hugh Guy, Clerk in Holy Orders, the Executors.
|Gross value of Estate ...||£506-15s-5d|
|Net value of Personal Estate||£496-15s-5d|
ON the 10th day of February 1914 Probate of this will was granted (Principal Registry) to John Morley Jeggo Dacombe (of Holdenhurst Road Decorator) the sole executor.
|Gross value of Estate ...||£977-15s-6d|
|Net value of Personal Estate||£348- 8s-9d|
Affidavit of due execution on the 20th day of April 1911 filed.
On the 18th day of March 1916 Probate of this will was granted (Principal Probate Registry) to Alfred Blomfield Estate Agent the sole Executor.
|Gross value of Estate ...||£34-5s-0d|
|Net value of Personal Estate||£34-5s-0d|
|Signed by the said Golden Jeggo as and for his last Will and
Testament in the presence of us present at the same time
who at his request in his presence and in the presence of each
other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses
|Gross value of Estate ...||£713-15s-3d|
|Net value of Personal Estate||£490-2s-1d|
|1485||Jegill, John||Corringham||64 ER 1|
|1549||Jegill, John||Corringham||32 BW 21|
|1578||Jeggons||Jyggyns, Frances||Little Baddow||106 BW 21|
|1565||Jegone, John||Coggeshall||132 CR 5|
|1603||Jegon, John||Castle Hedingham (bur)||233 MR 5A|
|1597||Jegons||Jegon, Mary, widow||Chelmsford||186 BW 21|
|1606||Jegon, Mildred||Coggeshall||222 BW 21|
|1603||William, yeoman||Chelmsford||210 BW 21|
|1577||Jegrum, Lewis||Earls Colne||443 CR 6|
|1620||Jegons||Jeggo, Edward, carpenter||Castle Hedingham||16 MW 3|
|1707||Edward, yeoman||Downham||285 BR 15|
|1713||Jegins, Samuel, yeoman||Hutton||30 ER 30|
|1718||Jegon, Suckling, gent||Halstead||260 BR 17|
|1693||Jeggins, Thomas, Gt||Birch||163 BR 13|
|1691||Jeggon, William, yeoman||Stambourne||52 BR 10|
|1756||Jeggins||Anne, widow of Joseph, yeoman||Latchingdon||307 BR 24|
|1799||Benjamin, husbandman||St. Peter Maldon||206 BR 29|
|1722||Giggens, Jane, widow||Hutton||141 ER 31|
|1800||Jeggens, John, yeoman||Stock||305 ER 35|
|1845||John, farmer||Stock||451 BR 35|
|1755||Jeggins||Joseph, victualler||Snoreham||230 BR 24|
|1824||Giggins, Matthew, labourer||Thundersley||398 BR 32|
|1743||Jeggens, Sam, yeoman||Woodham Walter||35 BR 23|
|1835||Jiggens, Sam, labourer||Felsted||239 MR 14|
|1778||Jeg(g)on||Charles, gent||Feering||10 BR 27|
|1814||Elizabeth, widow||Colchester and Kelvedon||130 BR 31|
|1770||Mary, widow||Great Coggeshall||137 CR 17|
|1748||Robert, gent||309 BR 23|
|Name||Abode||Died||Probate (or Admon) granted||Value|
|3/8/1861||London||9/10/1861||Trew Jegon, gentleman, the son
Thos. Jenkins, gentleman
Henry Cantrell, farmer
|Islington, Middx.||27/12/1860||London||6/2/1861||William Jegon,
gentleman, the son
|Egham, Surrey||5/1/1864||London||9/2/1864||Trew Jegon Esq., nephew
Wm. Ifold Esq.
|Norris Jego||Ilminster, Somerset||27/8/1818||London||18/1/1865
|Harriet Hunt Bower, daughter
(estate left unadministered by
Harriet Jego, widow & relict)
|Harriet Hunt Bower
(estate left unadministered by
Norris Jego, son)
|Charles Jeggins||Cambridge Town,
|23/9/1872||1872||Martha Jeggins, widow & relict
Edward Jeggins, brother
|Golden Jeggo, broom maker,
son and one of next of kin
|Bocking, Essex||24/9/1876||Ipswich||1/10/1877||Joseph David Jeggo, farmer,
son and one of next of kin
|Park Lodge, St. John's Park
Upper Holloway, Middx.
|Jane Amelia Jeggins, widow
Edward Jeggins, gentleman,
brother and only next of kin
|Edward Jeggins||Bentley House, Park Road,
|23/3/1881||London||11/4/1881||Rev. Jonathan Bayley
Rev. John Presley
Thomas George Bullen, gentleman
|Trew Jegon Esq.||Chalvey Park, Slough, Bucks||11/8/1884||London||22/9/84||Eliza Jegon, widow & relict
John Graham Jennings, civil engineer
Richard Burton Henry Castle Esq.
|Priory Villa, Goldsworth Rd
|Harry Brown Curwen, solicitor
Mary Saw (wife of Wm. A. Saw)
|Eliza Jegon (widow)||2 Portland St.
|Annes Hobbs, spinster
Edward Gwynne Vevers, Esq.
Richard Stephens Taylor, solicitor
|Jane Amelia Jeggins||Park Lodge, St. John's Park
Upper Holloway, Middx.
|30/5/1905||London||26/10/1905||Thomas George Bullen, solicitor||£61740-11s-2d|
|Hannah Jeggo (wife of
David Joseph Jeggo)
|20/6/1910||Ipswich||21/7/1910||David Joseph Jeggo, farmer||£197-4s-6d|