Richard Mead

Male, b. circa 1675, d. after 23 September 1722
     Richard Mead, son of George Mead and Mary ____, was born circa 1675 and baptized on 26 September 1675 at Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire.1

He was named as a beneficiary in the will of his father George Mead written on 17 October 1700. He was bequeathed twenty shillings and was to receive a further twenty shillings for his labour in acting as Overseer of the will.2

Richard was named as a beneficiary in the will of his brother George Mead written on 23 September 1722. He was to receive a bequest of £20 and was also Overseer of the will.3

Richard Mead died after 23 September 1722.


  1. [S91] Microfilm of the Parish Registers of Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire, 1654 to 1712 (Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies, County Hall, Pegs Lane, Hertford, Hertfordshire, England. Reference: D/P 98 1/2, reel 94). "1675 ... Richard the Sonne of George Mead was Baptized - September 26 ...". [HRTPAR].
  2. [S79] Will of George Mead, yeoman of Sawbridgeworth, dated 17 October 1700, proved 25 February 1708/1709 in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury. (The National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, England. Reference: PROB11/508). [DOC0010/WIL0009].
  3. [S100] Will of George Mead, Grocer of Great Burstead, Essex, dated 23 September 1722, proved 13 May 1726 in the London Commissary Court (Essex and Hertfordshire Division). (Essex County Record Office, Wharf Road, Chelmsford, Essex, England. Reference: D/ABR 19/218). [DOC0011/WIL0013].