John Mead

Male, b. after 22 January 1721, d. after 22 January 1742
     John Mead, son of Thomas Mead and Mary Adams, was born after 22 January 1721.1

He was named as a beneficiary in the will of his father Thomas Mead written on 22 January 1742. John was to receive the sum of three hundred pounds when he reached the age of one and twenty years but any monies used to place him as an apprentice, or used for any other purpose for his advancement, were to be regarded as a part of this legacy.2

John Mead died after 22 January 1742.


  1. [S89] Will of Thomas Mead, yeoman of Great Burstead, Essex, dated 22 January 1742, proved 21 June 1744 in the Commissary Court of The Bishop of London. (Essex County Record Office, Wharf Road, Chelmsford, Essex, England. Reference: D/ABR 23/100). [DOC0004/WIL0010].
    As he was not twenty one years of age at the date his father wrote his will, John must have been born after 22 January 1821.
  2. [S89] Will of Thomas Mead of Great Burstead, Essex, yeoman, 1744.