Revised 25/01/2018


Robert LAST                            Mary HOLMES
Born 1718
  at Wenhaston

Bapt 19 Feb 1717-18
  at Wenhaston, St Peter

Parents William/Margaret

Married 16 May 1758 at Bruisyard, St Peter
Farmer; bride of Letheringham
Married by Licence dated 16/5/1758

Witnesses Samuel STAGELL
          Samuel STAGGALL junior

Died 16 Apr 1770 (age 53)
  at Bruisyard

Bu'd 29 Apr 1770
  at Bruisyard, St Peter

Addresses :
1759    Bruisyard (-)
1768              (yeoman)
1770              (farmer)
Children :
Mary             c 19/12/59 Bruisyard; m. (28/12/1784, Framlingham) William Browne; 
                 Marriage Licence shows her as 'Miss Mary Last'
Will of Robert Last, yeoman of Bruisyard
Made : 16/10/1768
Executors : Ezra Edwards (yeoman of Wenhaston)   **
            Samuel Steggall (yeoman of Henham)
            Thomas Smith (yeoman of Sibton)
Bequests (mostly cash) :
   Wife : Mary
   Daughter : Mary (minor); but if she does not live to reach
              the age of twenty-one, then :
                                    'I give to each and every
         of the Children of my Brother William Last, begotten
         on the Body of  Margaret his now Wife, that shall be
         living  at  the decease of  my Daughter,  the sum of
         Ten pounds as they shall severally arrive at the Age
         of Twenty One Years'
   Godson : Robert Last (son of brother James)
Oddments : messuages etc at Otley to daughter Mary
Proved : 23/6/1770 (Norfolk)
** Note Ezra was Robert's brother-in-law  though his wife Mary had 
   died twenty-two years before (1746), and he was presently married 
   to Frances
MI at Bruisyard (transcript)
Robt. Last late of this parish 16 April 1770 (age 53)