Will of John Foster, merchant of Bristol, 6 August 1492

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Transcript of the will of John Foster, merchant of Bristol, died 1492. Foster's will includes his provision for the support of 'Foster's Almshouse' in Bristol.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusUnpublished - 2 Oct 2008

Bibliographical note

Additional information: The will was written on 6 August 1492.
The following transcription conventions were employed: line spacing, spelling, captialization and punctuation follow the manuscript. Reconstructions of suspensions are in italics. Shillings and pence (s. and d.) are in superscript, as are insertions. Pounds (li.) are rendered as £.

Contributor: National Archives: Public Record Office (UK)
Contributor (Other): Foster, John
Other identifier: PROB 11/9, fos. 65-66


  • Bristol
  • Foster's Almshouse
  • John Foster
  • will


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