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Blandford, a parish in the hundred of [not yet extracted]
19 Dec 1754 - 15 Dec 1756 Will of Martha LANE of Blandford, Dorset, spinster, [who died in North Carolina], dated 19 Dec 1754. To my nephew Thomas FITZHERBERT, son of my sister Judith FITZHERBERT, my one- fifth part of houses in London and my houses in Haselbury Bryan, Dorset, and Holwell, Somerset. To my nephew Richard FITZHERBERT my quarter part of a house in Blandford, (Dorset), and my one-third part of a leasehold house in Bryans Piddle, Dorset, during the lives of my two sisters and Susannah HILL. £10 each to my nephew John FITZHERBERT and my niece Susannah HILL. £20 to Henrietta Mary McCULLOCH, daughter of Henry McCULLOCH Esq., with whom I now live. A mourning ring to Rev. Mr. Gilbert BUSHERY of Swaffham, Norfolk, and his wife. All my clothing and linen to my sisters Christian and Mary LANE. Residue to my said nephew Thomas FITZHERBERT who is to be exec. Wits: Daniel TURNER of New Inn, attorney at law, Peter SANDIFORD, clerk to Mr. COMBE, and Edmund COMBE of New Inn, attorney at law. Pr. 15 Dec 1756 by named exec. (PROB 11/826/342) (Extracted by Combs Researcher Birdie McNutt from "American Wills Proved in London 1611-1775", compiled by Peter Wilson Coldham, Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, MD Copyright ©1992 by Peter Wilson Coldham Surrey, England, p. 209)
As of 1998, there were no IGI entries for Blandford (although entries are found for Blanford Forum. Not yet known if the same).