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Bishops Cannings, a parish in the hundred of Potterne and Cannings, county of Wilts, comprising the chapelry of St. James, and the tythings of Bishop's Cannings and Chittoe... [including] the tything of Bishop's Cannings, 3 miles northeast of Devizes, 4-1/2 miles southwest of Patney, and six miles northeast of Market Lavington. "The living is a vicarage in the peculiar jurisdiction and patronage of the Dean and Chapter of Salisbury... The church is dedicated to St. Mary. (Lewis)
16 May 1712 (215 Buckingham) Will of William ANDREWS of the parish of Cole in the parish of Bushopp Cannings, Co. Wilts. [sic] To Elizabeth ANDREWS of the paris aforesaid 50. To his uncle Nicholas NASH'S daughter, now the wife of Edward BROWNE, 20. To his Aunt NASH 5. The rest of his estate to be divided equally among the children of his uncle Nicholas NASH, Hester, Mary and William NASH. To the poor of Cole 5. Appoints as executros his uncle Nicholas NASH and Elizabeth NASH. Signed 16 May 1712. Witness Francis GILBERT, Thomas SKIPP, Prescott PENNYSTON. Probate London 7 December 1721 to Nicholas NASH, with reservation in respect of Elizabeth NASH. A marginal note records admon. 19 August 1726 to Hester BROWN, alias NASH a residuary legatee named in will of William ANDREWS, late of Cole etc., but died in Virginia, a bachelor; through Nicholas NASH. (04665, Virginia Colonial Records Project, Survey Report 4896, Depository: Principal Probate Registry, Class: Will-Register Book, 215 Buckingham, Title: Will of William ANDREWS, Dates 1721, References Probate Act Book 1721, f. 230., Examined 21 Feb. 1961, Exposures 1, Reel No. To be copied. Note: This entry is on the second folio, verso, and third folio, recto, of 215 BUCKINGHAM)

Note: See the 1616 London will of John ANDREWES. Also Note: See Andrews (Androwes)-Archdale-Combs of Tottenham, Middlesex.

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