wheelwright (1777) 1
of Weasenham St. Peter 2
born circa 1720, (based on land transaction in manor court dated 1747)
died circa April 1788
will dated 7 February 1777
and proved 29 April 1788, Weasenham to Henry Billing, son of the testator
| On 6 October 1747, according to the court books of Weasenham|
East Hall Manor, he obtained a piece of land from John Baly.
The land consisted of '1 acre and two roods in Weasenham St.
Peter, between the sometime land of Thos Earl of Leicester on
the East and John Baly in the West, Vicarage Lane on the North
and the road called Massingham Way on the South'.
On 12 December 1789 the records state that 'Henry Billling [died]
before this court [prev court 17 Dec 1787] died seized of ... diverse
lands ... holden of this manor by copy of court roll'.
And on 5 December 1797 his son, Henry Billing, was admitted to
these premises, described exactly as above.
(Source: Manor of Weasenham East Hall, Court Books, 1602 - 1914
Norfolk Record Office)