WILLS at Exeter Westcountry Studies Library,
Gifford Wills: All 1600's no mention of Somerset or Drakes
l654: Agnes of Harpford. Husband George.
1763: Alexander of Cruwys Morchard.
lb59: Anne of Chard nee Rickman. friend Richard Davy.
1641: Augustine (Fuller of Exeter)
1729: Bampfylde D., Rector of Farway; Sons: Joseph, Francis
and Willian. Sealed with
Arms of Drake of Buckland.
1684: Catherine (nee Sherman) of Spratshayes, Lytleham. (She
had shipping interests. Sons: John, Philip, Robert.
Daughters John Osborne: Elizabeth m. to Geo. Taylor.
1700: Daniel of Farleigh, Hungerford,Som. Son Edward.
1695: Dennis Drake (Clerk) of Church Taunton. Wife Katherine
nee Thomas of Southleigh. Alexander uncle and guardian
to Thomas, William &, Katherine.
1668: Edward of Colyton, Gent. Only 1 daughter. My farm of
Brokland in Musbury.
1633: Elizabeth of Littleham, Widow: G/Children:- Elizabeth,
Katherine and Henry FORD.
1784: Francis of Awliscombe (Yeoman) Son Henry: Dau. Elizabeth,
Priscilla and wife Mary.
l65': Gideon: of Chard: Gent. Son Daniel: Brothers Philip & Gilbert.
l658: Joan of Broadwoodkelly: first husband was Marshall of
1606: John of Waddon in Southlleigh. Sons. Augustine & Bernard.
1606: John of Otterton: Sons: John & Richard.
1620: John of Ayshe: Sons William, John: Daughters: Margaret &
Dorothy: Son John known as Sir John.
l620: John of Harpford, Gent; Children of Margaret Rawleigh.
George Drake his brother: William his brother.
1636: John, Littleham Gent. Sons George, John, Henry & Philip.
l646: John of Yardbury.
1653: John of Romansley.
1711 John of Chard Apotherary.
1731 John of Chard (Gent.)
1653: Mathew of Musbury.
1643: Thomas of Coliford - Miller.
1661: Thomas of Wiscombe. Sons: William, Alexander & Dennis.
To my son Dennis Church /Rectory of Uplowman.
1727: William of Yardbury, Colliton.
1647: Mary alias Bellamy of Colyton.
1736: George of Sampford Peverell (Clerk) Sons Philip and to sons
George & John all my rights and tenements in S.Peverell
NOTE: Clerk means Rector or Vicar.