Wolverhampton, Staff., UK

Richard SterryAge: 69 years16551724

Name
Richard Sterry
Given names
Richard
Surname
Sterry
Birth about 1655 26

Christening October 16, 1655
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1655 Oct 16 Richard s of Richard and Alse Sterry, of the Swanne baptised
Birth of a brotherWilliam Sterry
before 1656 (Age 12 months)

Death of a brotherWilliam Sterry
1656 (Age 12 months)

Burial of a brotherWilliam Sterry
April 14, 1656 (Age 15 months)
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1656 Apr 14 William s. of Richard Sterry buried
Birth of a sisterAlice Sterry
about 1657 (Age 2 years)

Christening of a sisterAlice Sterry
December 19, 1657 (Age 2 years)
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1657 Dec 19 Alse d Richard & Alse Stirry, Inholder
Birth of a brotherWilliam Sterry
about 1660 (Age 5 years)

Christening of a brotherWilliam Sterry
July 14, 1660 (Age 5 years)
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Baptism 1660 Jul 14 Wm of Ric Sterry
Birth of a brotherThomas Sterry
about 1662 (Age 7 years)

Christening of a brotherThomas Sterry
December 20, 1662 (Age 7 years)
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1662 Dec 20 Tho s of Ric Stary
Birth of a sisterAnn Sterry
about 1665 (Age 10 years)

Citation details: 1672, Richard Sterry; FHL microfilm FHL microfilm 95654
Quality of data: 4
Birth of a sisterMargaret Sterry
about 1668 (Age 13 years)

Christening of a sisterMargaret Sterry
September 8, 1668 (Age 13 years)
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1668 Sep 8 Mgt d of Ric Sterrey
Death of a fatherRichard Sterry
about 1672 (Age 17 years)
Citation details: 1672, Richard Sterry; FHL microfilm 95,654
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Will Richard Sterrey, 1672, yeoman, West Bromwich Staffordshire 1672 Aug 13 Richard Sterrey West Bromwich In the drinke buttery«tab» li«tab»s«tab»d «tab»«tab» one great whiche two eele fatts one tub«tab»«tab»1«tab»2«tab»0 one cheese prese three shelves three barrels two bigger baskets and one lesser one plate and one grid iron «tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab» In the dayrie house «tab» one ponderinge tube one churne«tab»«tab»0«tab»16«tab»0 one water tube one shelve and one dresser seaven cheese fats one tree and one little kneading tube «tab»«tab»«tab» In the brew house «tab»«tab»«tab» One inruase two brewing lombes«tab»«tab»4«tab»0«tab»0 two tubes and one keeling sombe and one kneedinge tube and lidd eight pailes & two gannes & one bench «tab» Three bottles & two searches and«tab»«tab»0«tab»6«tab»8 one clensinge sive Three flichins of bacon and one peece«tab» three peeces of beefe«tab»«tab»«tab»2«tab»13«tab» In the parlor over the seller «tab»«tab»«tab» One joined bed steed one plaine bed steed«tab»«tab»«tab» One joined chest eight coffers one«tab» 3«tab»0«tab»0 Prese one paire of tables«tab»«tab»«tab» «tab»«tab» One feather bed two bolsters & two pillos«tab»«tab»«tab» Two blankes and one ruge one paire of sheets one other feather two bolsters and foure blankets & one paire of sheets«tab»«tab»«tab»3«tab»10«tab»0 In the seller «tab»«tab»«tab» Nine hogesheads two halfe hogsheads and one butt and beare therein«tab»«tab»«tab»5«tab»10«tab»0 In the chamber over the hall «tab»«tab»«tab» One longe table one forme two joined stooles and three chaires«tab»«tab»«tab»1«tab»2«tab»0 One fire shovel & tonges and one andiron«tab»0«tab»3«tab»0 two feather beds one paire of blankets one coverlet one bolster & two pilloes«tab»«tab»4«tab»0«tab»0 one carpet and seaven quishens«tab»«tab»0«tab»13«tab»0 In the eagle chamber «tab»«tab»«tab» one andiron one little table one forme foure joined stooles foure chaires and one twigen chaire«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»0«tab»15«tab»0 one joined bedsteed one feather bed and one chasebed under three blankets and one ruge two bolsters & a pillow«tab»«tab»«tab» with curtains and vallense«tab»«tab»«tab»4«tab»15«tab»0 one truckle bed one feather bed two«tab»«tab»«tab» blankets one bolster one pillow«tab»«tab»2«tab»5«tab»0 one carpet & five quishens«tab»«tab»«tab»0«tab»5«tab»0 In the three munes «tab»«tab»«tab» one longe table and one forme one chaire«tab»«tab»8«tab»0 two joined bedsteeds one truckle bedsteed two feather beds one flocke bed and one chasebed two paire of blankets two coverlets two paire of curtains and vallense and foure bolstersand one carpet«tab»«tab»«tab»7«tab»19«tab»0 At James Buns house two joined bedsteeds«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»2«tab»0«tab»0 In the ___[?]«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»li«tab»s«tab»d one forme and one bench«tab»«tab»«tab»0«tab»1«tab»6 one joined bedsteed one feather bed one flocked bed two bolsters two blankets one cover with curtains & valence one truckle bedsteed one feather bed«tab»«tab»«tab» one bolster and a pillow and two blankets«tab»«tab»6«tab»0«tab»0 In the seller chamber «tab»«tab»«tab» one halfehead bedsteed and two plaine bedsteeds one feather bed and two chase«tab»«tab»«tab» beds and c__les belongeinge to them«tab»«tab»2«tab»2«tab»0 In the litle __te chamber «tab»«tab»«tab» One halfe headed bedsteed one feather bed«tab»«tab»«tab» Two bolsters and two blankets«tab»«tab»«tab»2«tab»0«tab»0 In the chamber over the drinke buttery «tab» «tab»«tab» one joined bedsteed one feather bed and one chase bed three blankets and«tab»«tab»«tab» one ruge two bolsters & two pilloes«tab»«tab»6«tab»0«tab»0 one half headed bed and one truckle bed«tab»«tab»«tab» one featherbed three blankets two bolsters«tab»2«tab»0«tab»0 two sheets two boxes one little cubbert«tab»«tab»«tab» one glase crate foure swords«tab»«tab»«tab»1«tab»14«tab»0 one chaire one little trunke«tab»«tab»«tab»0«tab»2«tab»6 one cofer and one little box«tab»«tab»«tab»0«tab»3«tab»6 foure __bles and twelve other books«tab»«tab»2«tab»0«tab»0 In the great cocklast «tab»«tab»«tab» one bo_e of hopes«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»2«tab»15«tab»0 flax hempe and hurds«tab»«tab»«tab»2«tab»10«tab»0 hempe and flaxen yarne«tab»«tab»«tab»1«tab»10«tab»0 woole«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»4«tab»0«tab»0 cheese __ and old oatemeal and greats«tab»«tab»0«tab»3«tab»0 loose feathers in a bag & a tube«tab»«tab»1«tab»0«tab»0 fourteen loves of bread «tab»«tab»«tab»0«tab»7«tab»0 one peec of new woollen cloth«tab»«tab»«tab»2«tab»10«tab»0 one peec of new flaxen cloth«tab»«tab»«tab»0«tab»10«tab»0 one peec of new hurdon cloth«tab»«tab»«tab»0«tab»16«tab»0 fifteen paire of flaxen sheets twelve paire of hempen sheets nine paire of hurdon sheets, ten tab clothes«tab»«tab»«tab» 9«tab»0«tab»0 one dozen and a halfe of flaxen napkins«tab»«tab»0«tab»13«tab»6 one dozen and a halfe of course napkins«tab»«tab»0«tab»8«tab»0 two towls and a paire of pillow beers«tab»«tab»0«tab»5«tab»0 three ca__ts and six cushins«tab»«tab»«tab»0«tab»10«tab»0 In the barn «tab»«tab»«tab» one great harrow & two small harrows one longe ladder one wheele barrow«tab» and two _lankes«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»1«tab»0«tab»0 one haru_t wagon three plowes and«tab»«tab»«tab» one ode paire of wheeles & a tumbell barg«tab»3«tab»0«tab»0 one great trough a bucket and chaine«tab»«tab»«tab» and other small troughts«tab»«tab»«tab»1«tab»0«tab»0 rakes and forkes«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»0«tab»10«tab»0 one cow of iron two matockes a spade«tab»«tab»«tab» and a rake and one axe«tab» 0«tab»10«tab»0 for the __e trunke & other ode timber«tab»«tab»1«tab»10«tab»0 plankes over the stuble«tab»«tab»«tab»1«tab»0«tab»0 One mault mill & a tutow«tab»«tab»«tab»1«tab»0«tab»0 In the shop «tab»«tab»«tab» one paire of bellows one _ull«tab»«tab»«tab» and one vice«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»0«tab»10«tab»0 brickes and limbe«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»0«tab»8«tab»0 In the stable «tab»«tab»«tab» seaven wagon horses and __ geeres[?]«tab»«tab»28«tab»0«tab»0 one great whiche craches & regns«tab»«tab»0«tab»10«tab»0 the wagon and two cart wagons and two paire of geeres __ timber chaine and old iron«tab»7«tab»0«tab»0 the hickney horse and a bridle sadle«tab»«tab»«tab» and two colts«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»8«tab»10«tab»0 the mucke«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»3«tab»0«tab»0 twenty loade of coles«tab»«tab»«tab»5«tab»0«tab»0 eight great swine & six h_ones«tab»«tab»«tab»9«tab»0«tab»0 eight cowes and a bull«tab»«tab»«tab»20«tab»0«tab»0 foure heifers«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»5«tab»0«tab»0 nineteen sheep«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»3«tab»0«tab»0 In the barne foure calves«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»2«tab»0«tab»0 corne in the barne unthrashed«tab»«tab»«tab»8«tab»0«tab»0 wheat and barley thrashed & unthrashed«tab»«tab»1«tab»15«tab»0 five and twenty strike of oates«tab»«tab»«tab»1«tab»5«tab»- In the ground about home «tab»«tab»«tab» six ackers of mastline«tab»«tab»«tab»9«tab»0«tab»- ten acres of oates & flax & hempe«tab»«tab»9«tab»0«tab»- twenty five acres of oates in the«tab»«tab»«tab» ground at West Bromwich hall«tab»«tab»«tab»16«tab»0«tab»- in the barne at West Bromwich hall«tab»«tab»«tab» oates to thrash«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»5«tab»0«tab»- rie to thrash«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»6«tab»0«tab»- twelve bags and one winoing sheet one strike & peckes & halfe peckes«tab»«tab»«tab» and fines and riddles«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»1«tab»0«tab»0 geese turkes pee cokes & hennes«tab»«tab»«tab» and other poultery«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»0«tab»13«tab»4 the lease of Dayes house«tab»«tab»«tab»5«tab»0«tab»0 book debts oweinge to him«tab»«tab»«tab»14«tab»14«tab»4 desperate debts oweing«tab»«tab»«tab»30«tab»3«tab»0 his weareinge reparrell t__ purse «tab»«tab»«tab» and money therein«tab»«tab»«tab» 13«tab»14«tab»4 all thinges forgotten & out of sight«tab»«tab»0«tab»5«tab»0 sum totall «tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»338«tab»13«tab»2 Humfrey Euston Richard Jesson John Hawkes Henry Hunt Richard B Bun his marke Sarah Sterry her mark Margret Hawkes Imps in the hall house«tab»«tab» li«tab»s«tab»d one longe table boards two joined formes one joined stoole two chaires one screene and one cubbert & one little table«tab»«tab»2«tab»3«tab»0 one andiron one fire shovel & tonges and one bucke plate«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»1«tab»0«tab»0 one jacke and one clocke & waughts«tab»«tab»1«tab»10«tab»0 three smothinge irons one morter and pestell one paire of belloes one tosteinge«tab»«tab»«tab» iron and three little stooles«tab»«tab»«tab»0«tab»7«tab»0 In the parlor «tab»«tab»«tab» one little andiron one fireshovell & tonges one little table & a forme and thre chaires«tab»«tab»«tab» and one joined stoole«tab»«tab»«tab»0«tab»12«tab»0 one joined bedsteed one truckle bedsted one feather bed and one chase bed under it one paire of blankets and a coverlet two bolsters and one pillow one paire of sheets and one pillow beeare with curtains and valence upon the truckle bed one feather bed one pillow and one bolster two blankets and one coverlet one warmeinge pan«tab»«tab»6«tab»0«tab»0 In the kitchen «tab»«tab»«tab» one andiron one paire of pot gailes five broaches two paire of cobberts«tab»«tab»«tab» and one paire of rackes«tab»«tab»«tab»1«tab»0«tab»0 foure dreepinge pans«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»0«tab»14«tab»0 five brasse pots & one brasse morter«tab»«tab»4«tab»10«tab»0 two brasse pans & six brass ketles and three bigger brasse ketles«tab»«tab»«tab»2«tab»0«tab»0 One iron pot one skimmer two basting ladles one fryinge pan & two cheeners one swredinge knife & two flesh forkes«tab»«tab»«tab»0«tab»8«tab»0 one peele«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»0«tab»0«tab»6 three pweeter voyders three & twenty dishes of pweeter & one be_pan«tab»«tab»4«tab»2«tab»0 five sawcers foure salts foure pollender dishes and dozen and a halfe of spoons«tab»«tab»«tab» one tinn dreepinge pan«tab»«tab»«tab»0«tab»?«tab»? six pweeter chamber pots nine flagons«tab»«tab»«tab» two gu_nes and one can & three candlestiks«tab»1«tab»0«tab»0 one whiche one forme & two benches«tab»«tab»«tab» three shelves & one stoke & one hackinebord«tab»1«tab»0«tab»0 one dozen and a halfe of noggens six dozen of bowl«tab»«tab»«tab» In the name of God Amen The fourth day January in the yeare of our Lord one thousand six hundred seventie and one an[n]oq[u]e regni Caroli s[e]c[un]d[u]s nunc reg Anglus &c xxiii I Richard Sterry of Westbromwich in the county of Stafford yeom[an] being weake in body but of a good and perfect meoire & understanding (praised be almighty God therefore) and considering that it is appointed for all men once to dye and the tyme to have of beinge alltogeather unknown do therefore make this my last will and testament in maner following that is to say First I do comitt my selfe into the hands of almighty God my creator trusting to obtayne the full pardon of all my sins through his tender mercy in and through Jesus Christ our only lord and saviour and to be made ptaker of a joyfull resurrection unto everlasting life and my body to the earth from whence it came to be decently buried at the discretion of Alice my wellbeloved wife. And for such worldly goods and estate which God hath given me here I do dispose of as followeth vizt First I do give and devise unto the said Alice my wife her executors and assigns all my messuages cottages lands tenements meadows pastures and hereditaments whatsoever to hold the same lands & premises with their appurtenances unto the said Alice her executors and assignes for and during the terms of eight years next after my decease to the nitem[?] that she the said Alice shall with the rents issues and profits thereof to ensure as __ the ca__[?] raise porcons f__[?] my children hereafter in this my present named and pay the same unto them as herein hereafter is menconed and what shall be wanting of their said porcons to pay the residue__ of their porcons out of my personal estate Also __ my sone Richard Sterry or the __[?] heires shall well and truly pay unto my sone Thomas Sterry the sume of forty__[?] pounds of lawfull English money within three months next after the said Thomas shall come to his age of one and twenty yeares Then I do give unto the said Richard Sterry and his heirs after the said eight years all that parcel of ground now or heretofore divided into severall parts now or late called or knowne by the name of Wall Hayes lying in West Bromwich aforesaid in the said county of Stafford between the land of the lord of the manor of West Bromwich aforesaid the land late of Francis Hawke and now of John Hawke the land late of Thomas Sheldon and the lane leading from greate bridge towards West Bromwich church. But if my said sone Richard Sterry and his heirs shall fayle to pay unto my said sone Thomas the said sume of forty pounds within the said tyme of three moneths next after the said Thomas Sterry shall come to his said age of one and twenty years then I do give and devise unto the said Thomas Sterry my said sone and his heirs foe ever all the said parcel of ground with the appurtenances called Wall Hayes as the same is now divided unto severall parts. Also whereas John Shelton of West Bromwich aforesaid isqe [?] by inventure beareinge date the six and twentieth day of March in the yeare of our lord one thousand six hundred fifty and nyne did devise unto me one messuage or tenement wth a barne shop garden and croft to the same belonging lying in West Bromwich aforesaid for the term of fourefree and nineteen years determineable upon the decease of me Alice my wife and Richard my sone I do give and devise the rents issues and profits of the said messuage and premises unto the said Alice my wife dureing her natural life and after her decease I do give the same messuage and premises and all my interest therein to my said sone Thomas and his assignes dureing all the remainder of the__ terme he and they paying the rent for the same to the said landlord thereof. Also I do give and bequeath unto him the said Thomas Sterry the sume of forty pounds of lawful English money to be paid unto him by my Executrix when he shall come to his age of one and twenty years. Also I do give unto my sone William the sume of five pounds of good English money to be paid to him when he shall come to his age of one and twenty yeares. Also I do give and bequeath unto my daughters Sarah, Mary, Elizabeth, Alice, Ann and Margaret to every one of them the sume of fifty pounds of lawfull English money. All the said legacies in money above mentioned to be paid o them who are under the age of one and twenty yeares at five tymes as they shall severally and respectively come to have severall and respective ages of one and twenty years or days of marriage whichever shall first happen without any deductions out of the same __ames for anything whatsoever. And these of my said children who are above the age of one and twenty years to be paid within two yeares next after my decease. Also I do give unto my said daughter Sarah one joined bed which now standeth at my house in the occupation of James Bunn with one feather bed two blankets one coverlet two bolsters and one payre of sheetes. Also I give unto her the said Sarah one new cheast. Also I do give and bequeath unto my said daughter Mary one joined bedstead one feather bed two bolsters two blankets one coverlet and one payre of sheets and also one cheast. Also I do give and bequeath unto my said daughter Elizabeth the bed bedstead and all the furniture thereunto belonging or therewith used on which I now usually do lye and also one cheast which is called my cheast. And of this my present testament I do make and ordayne the said Alice my wife sole Executrix and my wellbeloved friends Richard Jesson of Wednesbury and John Hawke overseers thereof desireing them to see it performed according to my mine. Also I do give and bequeath unto Thomas Kendrick the suite of cloathes I now do weare except the buttons where and thereon. Also I do give unto my servants James Bunn, Richard Hampton and Kathren Dymming to each of them ten groats. Also I do give to Elizabeth Kendrick daughter of the aforesaid Thomas Kendrick one yeare old heifer. Also I do give unto the said Richard Jesson and John Hawkes the sume of three pounds a peece of good English money. And my will is that if any of my aforesaid daughters shall depart this life before the tymes of my payment of these severall legacies as above mentioned (not being then married) that then the part or parts of her or their so dyeing be equally devided amongst the other surviving. Sealed subscribed declared and published and the words (and their appurtenances) (landlord) (so much as she can) (and his house) (Sterry) (into severall parts) (and all my interest therein) (he and they paying the rent for the same to the landlord thereof) (of lawfull English money) (or dayes of marriage) (legacies of) first interlined in the absence of Richard Jesson. John Hawkes the marke of Richard Bunn Miles Cooke the marke of Thomas Kendrick Richard Sterry
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MarriageMary JessonView this family
December 21, 1676 (Age 21 years)
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Marriage 1676 Dec 21 Richard Sterry and Mary Jesson
Birth of a son
#1
Richard Sterry
about 1678 (Age 23 years)

Christening of a sonRichard Sterry
February 27, 1678 (Age 23 years)
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Baptism 1677 Feb 27 Richard Sterry son of Richard of West Bromich
Birth of a son
#2
Richard Sterry
about 1679 (Age 24 years)

Death of a sonRichard Sterry
1679 (Age 24 years)

Christening of a sonRichard Sterry
January 29, 1679 (Age 24 years)
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Baptism 1678/79 Jan 29 Ric Sterry s of Ric
Burial of a sonRichard Sterry
November 21, 1679 (Age 24 years)
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1679 Nov 21 Unknown Sterry
Birth of a son
#3
Joseph Sterry
about 1680 (Age 25 years)

Marriage of a siblingNathaniel JonesSarah SterryView this family
January 24, 1680 (Age 25 years)
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1679/80 Jan 24 Nathannoll Jones and Sarah Sterry
Christening of a sonJoseph Sterry
December 21, 1680 (Age 25 years)
Marriage of a siblingPeter PorterAlice SterryView this family
November 28, 1681 (Age 26 years)
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1681 Nov 28 William Porter & Alice Sterry
Birth of a daughter
#4
Mary Sterry
about 1683 (Age 28 years)

Christening of a daughterMary Sterry
July 3, 1683 (Age 28 years)
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Baptism 1683 Jul 3 My d of Ric Sterry
Marriage of a siblingPaul CooperMary SterryView this family
November 28, 1687 (Age 32 years)
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Marriage 1687 Nov 28 Paul Cooper and Mary Sterry
Marriage of a siblingThomas SterrySarah AllenView this family
May 19, 1689 (Age 34 years)
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1662 Dec 20 Tho s of Ric Stary
Marriage of a siblingPeter DadAnn SterryView this family
January 6, 1692 (Age 37 years)
Source: IGI
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1691 Jan 6 Peter Dad and Anne Sterry
Death of a wifeMary Jesson
1693 (Age 38 years)

Burial of a wifeMary Jesson
May 26, 1693 (Age 38 years)
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Burial 1693 May 26 Mary Sterry wife of Richard of West Bromich
Death of a motherAlice
1696 (Age 41 years)

Burial of a motherAlice
March 28, 1696 (Age 41 years)
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West Bromich Burial 1696 Mar 28 Alice Sterry
Marriage of a siblingWilliam SterrySarah FrithView this family
May 11, 1698 (Age 43 years)
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1698 May 11 William Sterry & Sarah Frith
Birth of a grandchild
#1
Unknown Sterry
1699 (Age 44 years)

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A child of Richard and Mary Sterry was borne & baptized clandestinely.
Marriage of a childRichard SterryMary DudleyView this family
April 18, 1699 (Age 44 years)
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1699 Apr 18 Richard Sterey & Mary Dudley by Licence, both of this parish
Note: NF7
Christening of a grandchildUnknown Sterry
1699 (Age 44 years)
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1699/1700 (no date) A Child of Richard and Mary Sterry was borne & baptized clandestinely
Marriage of a childThomas DudleyMary SterryView this family
October 29, 1700 (Age 45 years)
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1700 Oct 29 Thomas Dudley and Mary Sterry
Death of a brotherThomas Sterry
about 1701 (Age 46 years)

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24 Octob 1701 Ad[ministrand]o Thomae Sterrey p[ar]o[chi]a Westbromwich de[ces]sto Inventum £5 13s 4d A true and perfect inventory of the goods chattels and cattel of Tho Sterry of Westbromwich deceased as it was taken and apprized by us whose names are subscribed this 13th day of October anno dom[ini] 1701 In the Hall house Two little tables, 4 chaires, 1 forme Two kettles, 2 little potts, 1 warming panne One old furnace, 2 dishes of pewter, 2 tin dripping pans One carver[?], 2 porringers, 1 drudging box One grate, 1 fireshovell and tongs and some other iron things that belong to the chimney Three tubbs, one wheele, 1 pott, 1 flagon, 1 pint In the Chamber over the Hall One bed, 2 bedsteads, one trundle bedstead One table, 1 chest, 1 chest of drawers, 4 chaires One grate, 1 glass case, one coffer In the buttreyes Two halfe hogsheads, 1 little firkin, 1 paile, 1 ganece[?] One pigge Things forgotten and out of sight The marks of John Kendrick, Job Symcox, Richard Sterry JUnr, Apprisers Noverint universi per p[re]sentes nos Saram Sterrey p[ar]o[chi]a Westbromwich viduam Samuel Allen p[ar]o[chi]a Aston juxta Birmingham in com[itis] Warwickshire[?] farmer[?] et Joham Eards ___[?] ___[?] teneri firmenter obligari reverendo in Christo patri d[ivi]no] d[omi]no John p[er]miss[io]ne d[ivi]na Lichfield[?] et Coventry[?] Ep[iscopo] ___[?] ___[?] in viginti libris bona et legalis moneta Angliae solvend eiden reverendo Petri aut suo certo Attornato Executeribus Administatoribus suis ad quam quidem solutionem bene et fideliter faciendo obligamus nos et quomlibet nostrum per se pro toto et in solido heredes Executores et Administratores nos et cuius libet urum firmiter presentes. Sigillis nostris sigillat dat vicessimo quarto die mensis Octobris annoq[ue] regni domino Wm ___dei gra[cia] Angliae Scotiae Franciae et Hibernie fidei defensor ___ tertio annoq dom 1701 [Know all men by these presents that we Sarah Sterrey of the parish of West Bromwich & Samuel Allen of the parish of Alton juxta Birmingham in the county of Warwickshire, farmer & John Edd__[?] ____[?] are held and firmly bound to the Reverend in Christ Our Lord John Holy Father Bishop of Lichfield and Coventry in twenty pounds of good & lawful money of Great Britain to be paid to the said Reverend or his certain attorney executors administrators or assigns for the true payment whereof we bind ourselves and each of us by himself for the whole and every part thereof and the heirs, executors and administrators of us and each of us firmly by these presents. Signed with our seals. Dated the fourth day of the month of October in the third year of our lord William by the grace of God ruler of England Scotland France and Ireland 1701.] The condicon of this obligation is such that if the above bounden Anne[sic] Sterrey relict and Administrator of all and singular the goods ch[at]ells and credits of Thomas Sterrey deceased doe make or cause to be made a true and perfect inventory of all and singular the goods chattells and credits of the said deceased which have or shall come to the hands poss[ess]ion or knowledge of her the said Sarah Sterrey or into the hands and possession of any person or persons for her and the same soe made soe exhibit or cause to be exhibited into the registry of the Bishops Court of Lichfield at or before the last day of May next ensuing. And the same goods chattells and credits and all other the goods chattells and credits of the said deceased at the time of his death which at any time after shall come to the hands or possession of the said Sarah Sterrey or into the hands and possession of any other person or persons for her doe well and truly administer according to law. And further doe make or cause to be made a true and last[?] accompt of her s[ai]d ad[ministrat]ion at or before the last day of October in the year 1702 and all the rest and residue of the said goods chattells and credits which shall be found remaining upon the said administrators accompt the same being first examined and allowed of by the judge or judges for the time being of the said court shall deliver and pay unto such person or persons respectively, as the said judge or judges, by his or their decree or sentence p[ur]suant to the true intent and meaning of a late Act of Parliament made in the two and twentieth and three and twentieth yeare of the raigne of our late Soveraigne L[or]d King Charles the second [instituted an Act for the better settling of intestates estates] shall limit and appoint. And if it shall hereafter appeare that any last Will and Testament was made by the said deceased and the Executor or Executors therein named doe exhibit the same into the said Court makeing request to have it allowed and approved accordingly if the said Sarah Sterrey above bounden being thereunto required doe render and deliver the said l[ette]res of Ad[ministra]con [approbacon of such testament being first had and made] in the said Court then this obligacon to be void and of none effect or else to remaine in full force and vertue. Sealed and delivered in the presence of Geo. Hand Signum Sara Sterrey Samuel Allen John Eards Compt psonald[?] Sara Sterrey vidua et all queant[?] Thomam Sterrey nuper Westbromich in Com[itis] Staff ad ueatem[?] dest mortem obgsse[?] abutato segl[?] fuist[?] acee[?] viduam et relictam dicti desti iuare[?] petgt[?] lict[?] adm[inistracio] bonorum et dicti desti sibi hib contione[?] edonea[?] in ea part interponenda[?] committe accoacedi[?] ac jutes[?] et dunt[?] commitit et __ iurat[?] petitur ec Iurat adca Sara Sterrey coram me Geo Hand NC Joh Husband Sur [Administration of the estate of Thomas Sterrey recently of West Bromwich in the County of Staffordshiregranted to his widow Sarah Sterrey]
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Birth of a granddaughter
#2
Mary Dudley
about 1704 (Age 49 years)

Christening of a granddaughterMary Dudley
May 4, 1704 (Age 49 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#3
Martha Dudley
about 1705 (Age 50 years)

Christening of a granddaughterMartha Dudley
December 27, 1705 (Age 50 years)
Marriage of a childJoseph SterryMary SymcoxView this family
May 2, 1706 (Age 51 years)
Birth of a grandson
#4
Richard Sterry
before 1707 (Age 52 years)

Birth of a grandson
#5
Edward Sterry
before 1707 (Age 52 years)

Birth of a granddaughter
#6
Mary Sterry
about 1707 (Age 52 years)

Birth of a grandson
#7
Richard Sterry
about 1707 (Age 52 years)

Death of a brotherWilliam Sterry
1707 (Age 52 years)

Burial of a brotherWilliam Sterry
April 26, 1707 (Age 52 years)
Citation details: "West Bromwich All Saints Staffordshire," Burials
Text:
1707 Apr 26 William Sterry
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Christening of a grandsonRichard Sterry
May 9, 1707 (Age 52 years)
Text:
1707 May 9 Ric s of Jos Sterry
Christening of a granddaughterMary Sterry
December 19, 1707 (Age 52 years)
Text:
1707 Dec 19 My d of ___ (widow) IGI: 1707 Dec 19 (birth) Mary (of) Richard Sterry
Death of a granddaughterMary Sterry
1708 (Age 53 years)

Burial of a granddaughterMary Sterry
December 21, 1708 (Age 53 years)
Text:
1708 Dec 21 Mary d. Richard & Mary Sterry
Death of a grandsonRichard Sterry
1719 (Age 64 years)

Burial of a grandsonRichard Sterry
November 20, 1719 (Age 64 years)
Text:
1719 Nov 20 Richard s Jos. Sterry of Pelsall (churchyard)
Death of a sonRichard Sterry
before 1724 (Age 69 years)

Death November 1724 (Age 69 years)

Burial November 28, 1724 (Age 69 years)
Text:
1724 Nov 28 Richard Sterry
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elder sister
2 years
elder sister
4 years
elder sister
4 years
himself
2 years
younger brother
2 years
younger sister
4 years
younger brother
3 years
younger brother
4 years
younger sister
4 years
younger sister
Family with Mary Jesson - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: December 21, 1676All Saints, West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England
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son
2 years
son
2 years
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4 years
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ChristeningWest Bromich All Saints Parish Register, Staffordshire
Text:
1655 Oct 16 Richard s of Richard and Alse Sterry, of the Swanne baptised
MarriageWest Bromich All Saints Parish Register, Staffordshire
Text:
Marriage 1676 Dec 21 Richard Sterry and Mary Jesson
DeathWill Richard Sterry, West Bromwich, 1724
BurialWest Bromich All Saints Parish Register, Staffordshire
Text:
1724 Nov 28 Richard Sterry
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In 1676 Richard's grandmother, Sarah gave him a portion of the land at Greets Green in preparation for his coming marriage. In 1700 made gifts of land to his sons Richard and Joseph and the use of land to his son-in-law Thomas Dudley and his daughter Mary. Left Will dated 20 Nov 1724. 4 December 1724 Richard Sterry West Bromwich Imprimis the deceased wearing apprl money in his purse 10 0 0 In the house 10 pewter dishes 2 0 0 13 plates d[itt]o 0 7 0 1 pewter flagon two candlesticks 3 salts and mustard pot of pewter 0 2 6 1 pewter can & poringers & one cup 0 1 0 1 brass kettle 0 5 0 1 brass pot 0 9 0 1 brass morter & pestl 0 4 6 one ovel table 0 10 0 one square table 0 2 0 2 buffit stools 0 1 0 one screen 0 3 0 3 leather chears 0 7 6 1 old joyn chear 0 1 0 2 salt boxe 0 1 6 1 pair of bellows 0 0 6 1 dozen of wood trenchers 0 1 0 a brass warming pan 0 2 0 one and iron fire shovle & tongs 1 pair cobberts & iron spitts 0 12 6 one iron dripping pan 0 4 0 1 iron grate 0 5 0 brass & iron things in the corner by the fire 0 7 6 one old jack 0 2 0 1 frying pan 0 1 0 In the parler one bed & furniture 2 10 0 a large square table & 4 stools 0 12 0 3 leather chears 0 7 6 1 joyne cheare 0 3 0 3 In the kitchen one iron boyler 0 2 0 a small brass pot & 2 brass kettles 0 5 0 1 old table & a kneading tubb 0 3 0 a tin pan 0 0 6 In the darey one brass pott 0 4 0 one cheese press 0 2 6 one barril 1 tub 1 churn 1 cooler 0 10 0 In chamber over the house the one bed & furniture 3 10 0 six chears 0 12 0 one chest 0 5 0 1 little table & box 0 4 0 one and iron 0 1 6 4 12 6 In the chamber over the parlor two chests 0 7 0 one dozn fine, one dozn corse napkins 0 16 0 sheets 12 pairs 2 0 0 100 of cheefs 1 1 0 In the chamber over the kitchen one old bed 1 10 0 1 old iron kettle & a spinning wheele 0 2 0 Out doores six heifers & crares(?) 25 0 0 two coults 4 0 0 two iseleh(?) cows 5 0 0 two hyfers a bull & two calves 7 0 0 one pigg 1 0 0 two waggons & one tumbril 13 0 0 two plows &c 0 12 0 corn on the ground 4 day work 7 0 0 one bag of blend corn 20 0 0 one bag of oates & barley 10 0 0 hay in the barn 15 0 0 4 daywork of flax 8 0 0 drest hemp & 3 tulers(?) 1 0 0 things forgot & out of sight 0 10 0 £ 128 7 0 other side 20 13 6 £ 149 00 6 All amounting to one hundred forty nine pounds & six pence In the name of God Amen. I Richard Sterry of West Bromwich in the County of Stafford yeoman being sick and weak in body but of sound and perfect understanding forwch great blessing I truly praise my great creator do make this my last will and testament in manner and form following and first I committ my soul into the hands of Almighty God who gave it me and my body to the ground to be decently buried at the discretion of my Executor herein after named and as for that worldly estate which it hath pleased God to entrust me I dispose thereof as followeth. Impris I give and bequeath unto my grandsons Richard Sterry and Edward Sterry sons of my son Richard Sterry deceased the sume of ten pounds apeice payable to them at their age of one and twenty years respectively. Item I give to my grandaughter Ester Sterry the sume of five pounds wch I will shall be paid to her at her age of one and twenty yeares. Item I give and bequeath unto my grand son Joseph Dudley the sume of ten pounds and to my grandaughters Mary Dudley and Martha Dudley the sum of five pounds a peice wch I will shall be paid to them the said Joseph Mary and Martha Dudley as they shall respectively attain the age of one and twenty years. And if it shall happen that any or either of them my said grandchildren Richard Sterry, Edward Sterry, Ester Sterry, Joseph Dudley, Mary Dudley and Martha Dudley shall depart this life before the legacy or legacys to him her or them before given shall become payable then and in such case my mind and will is that the legacy or legacys hereas before given to him her or them sodyng(?) swhall go to and be divided amongst the survivors of them share and share alike. Item I give and devise unto my said grandson Edward Sterry and his heires forever all that dwelling house or tenament(?) wth garden and appurtenences thereto belonging standing and being in Westbromwich aforesaid and now in the holding of John Kenderdine. Item I give and bequeath unto my grandson Richard Pugh son of my daughter Mary Pugh the sume of ten pounds to be paid when at her age of one and twenty years. Item I give and bequeath unto my said daughter Mary Pugh the sume of ten pounds wch I do hereby direct shall be paid to her within one year wpl(?) after my decease. Item I giver and bequeath unto my grandson Thomas Dudley eldest son of my son in law Thomas Dudley deceased all the rest and residue of my goods cattle and chattles and personall estate of what kind or nature soever the same be and wheresoever the same lyes my debts legacys and funerall expenses being first paid off and discharged And I do hereby make constitute and appoint my grand son Thomas Dudley sole executor of this my will and do revoke all former wills by me made. In witness whereof I have hereunto sett my hand and seal this one and twenty day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and twenty four. Signed sealed published and declared by the said Richard Sterry the testator as his last will and testament in the sight of us who subscribed our names as witnesses hereto in his presence and observed the word (ten) to be first interleaved. Richard Sterry his mark Joseph Bunn Edwd Wells his mark Elizabeth Ehat(?) 4 Dec 1724 Fiat probatis testamentum h[uius]mo[d]i retroscriptum ac ad_ bonorum gestatoris dscd Thoma Dudley Executor solus in eadem testamento nominato N Hincker NP Iurat prius coram ine Joh Husband Sur