Elizabeth Beverley
wife of Thomas Consitt of Bickley.

Date of birth or baptism: Unknown.
Place of birth or baptism: Unknown.

Date of death: 2 July 1679 28 November 1679.
Place of death or burial: Unknown.
Her will, transcribed below, was dated 2 July 1679, and her inventory was 28 November 1679.

Father: Peter Beverley, b. say 1605, bur. Rillington, 16 April 1667.
Mother: Catherine Bell.
Elizabeth Consit mentioned her brother Arthur Beverley in her will, transcribed below. See the pages of her parents.

Spouse: Thomas Consitt, of Bickley, d. bef. 27 October 1677.

The children are all named in Elizabeth's will, and in her husband Thomas Consitt's probate record (for which see the page of Thomas Consitt)

Mary Consitt, b. say 1661, living 2 July 1679.

Mercy Consitt, b. say 1663, living 2 July 1679.

Isabel Consitt, b. say 1665, living 2 July 1679.

Edward Consitt, b. say 1667, d. 28 March 8 October 1741;
m. Ebberston, 25 June 1695,
Isabella Beverley, bp. Rillington, 16 February 1672[/3], bur. Ebberston, 20 December 1715.

Elizabeth Consitt, bp. Ebberston, 28 June 1669, living 2 July 1679.

Lydia Consitt, b. say 1671, living 2 July 1679.

Thomas Consitt, b. say 1673, living 2 July 1679.

Will of Elizabeth Consit of Bickley, dated 2 July 1679, proved 10 February 1679/80.

In the name of god Amen the second day of July 1679: [I] Elizabeth Consit of bicklay in the perish of ebberston in the ----- of Yorke simster(?) sick in body but perfect in mind [and] rememberance thanks be to god I doe make and ordaine this to be my last will and Testament in manner and forme follow[ing] First I give unto my son [sic] Edward and Thomas two lames(?) and all the husband g<e>re and the gray mear allso Item I give and bequeath unto my two sonns one bedstead & close belonging and two of the least --nder dublars ---- and one ----- pot Item I give unto my douter mary one new bed and bed close one glaskace and one Chist Item I give unto my dowter mercy the Cubbert which was her Antt mercys and a littell bed & bedclose and a little Chist and the ---- & ---- allsoe Item I give & bequeath unto my dauter Isbell called lib one bed and bed close belonging and the ----- Chist & the yoke Chare Item I give unto my dowter Elizabeth the new Coubert and the great oke Chist and as many boards with poules as make a bed Item I give unto my dauter lidia the ------- bed and bed close and the ould Cubertt and the Chist which stands besid it Item I give and bequeath unto all my dawters all the puter and brass & Iron pots & pans to be equally devided ----- amon<g>st them all onely two --nder dublers & one pott exsepted and to be given to my two sonns Item I give alsoe unto my three daugters mary and mercy and Iszabell one Cow called ------ and all the prophits that come of her equally to be devided amongst them all Item I give unto my two sons Edward & Thomas and Elizabeth & liddia all the half pairt sheepe equally to be devided amongst them all Item I owe unto Thomas Beriman the sum of 1-10-0 [three lines of debts which have been crossed out] Item I doe allso make my two sonns Edward Consitt and Thomas Consitt my hears executors administrators and assignes(?) Item my will is allsoe that if any of my daughters die before they come to age her part of esstate is to come unto the executors one half of it and the other half to be devided amongst the sisters equally Item my will is that my brother Arthuer Beverley and Henry Dickinson to be supervisers of this my will and testament to see that all things be performed(?) accordingly in order(?) declared In witness whereof I have caused this to be written and have set to my hand & sealle the day & yeare first above written my debts and legacies and severall exspenses discharged the rest of my goods & Chattles equally to be devided amongst them all george dickinson his marke Thomas Harker his marke Arthure Beverley Henry Dickinson his marke. Inventory 28 November 1679, total value torn. Debts include 2s. owed to John Consett. Proved 10 February 1679[/80] by Arthur Beverley of Bickley and Henry Dickinson of Bickley [Dean of York peculiar, FHL film #1,966,603; also on film #99350]

Reference abbreviations

Ebberston PR = Parish registers of Ebberston, co. York, FHL film #566,180.

Compiled by Stewart Baldwin

First uploaded 13 May 2011.