Baker John 1731 of Ab Kettleby will and inventory

John Baker of Ab Kettleby 1731 Will and Inventory

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives, Leicestershire Wills and Probate Records 1731

In the name of God Amen the fifth day of June in the yeare of our Lord 1724 According to the computation of the church of England I John Baker of Ab Kettleby Tailor Being of perfect Memory and Remembrance praized be God Doe Make and ordaine this my Last Will and Testament in Manner and forme Following

First I Bequeath my soule to the hands of Allmighty God my Maker hopeing that through the Meritorious Death and passion of Jesus Christ my only saviour and Redeemer to Receive free pardon and forgiveness of all my sins and as for my body to be Buried in Christian Buriall at the discretion of my Executrix here after Nominated

Item I give unto Elizabeth Baker of Leicester my Brother William Bakers Daughter the sume of one shilling to be paid within six Months after my decease

Item all the rest of my goods and chattles and personall Estat what soever I give unto Elizabeth my wife upon condition that shee shall pay all my debts and Legacies and Funeral charges and Make her my sole Executrix of this my Last Will and Testament and utterly revoke all former Wills that hath been By me Made in Wittness whereof I here unto have set my hand and seale

                                                                                                         John Baker

Signed and sealed by the Testator in the presence of us

John Blanckly

Will: Freckingham

Tho Adcock

March the 12th 1730/1

A true Inventory of all the Goods Chattles & Cattle of John Baker of Ab Kettleby in the County of Leicester Victualler

    £ s d
Imprimis Purse & Apparrell   1 0 0
In the fire iron tongs & other Implements there belonging one table one Chair three pewter
Dishes & other Lumber
  0 10 6
In the parlor one table four Chairs   0 3 4
In the Best Chamber one bed one table two Chairs & a few old things   0 15 6
In the Chamber over the parlor one Bed one table & other Lumber   0 8 4
In the Kitchin Chamber one bed   0 3 4
In the Celer Barells & the Ale   1 1 6
In the Brewhouse one Coper & the Brewing Vessel   1 5 0
One Mare   1 5 6
Five Sheep   1 0 3
Not Seene & forgotten   0 6 8
One pig   0 11 0
  Totall 8 10 11

Taken & praised by us

Willm Freckingham

Job Lester

Probate 30 March 1731