Barnard William 1662 of Long Clawson will and inventory

William Barnard of Long Clawson 1662 Will and Inventory

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives PR/T/1662/59

In the name of god Amen Januarie the one & twentith in the yeare of our lord god one thousand six hundred & sixtie I William Barnard of Claxton alis longe Clawson in the countie of Leicester Tayler, sick in bodie, yet of good & perfect memorie praised be god, revoakinge all other wills by me formerlie made, doe make & ordaine this my last Will & Testamt in maner & forme hereafter followinge, videlt

First I bequeath my soule to Almightie god my onelie saviour and Redeemer, in whom & by whom I  trust to be saved through a livelie faith in Jesus Christe And my bodie to the earth from whence it was taken, to be buried in Christian buriall, and as for my worldlie substance of land & goods to be taken and had after my decease I give & bequeath as hereafter followeth

Imprimis I give unto the poore of Claxton aforesd iiis iiiid to be devided amongst them at the discretion of the overseers & my executor

Itm: I give & bequeath unto my loving Daughter Marie Barnard fiftie pounds of lawfull englishe mony, to be paied when shee shall accomplishe the age of one & twentie yeares, And alsoe the one halfe of all my housholde goods

Itm I give unto Bridgett my loving wife convenient rooms in my houses and yard for her selfe & my sd daughter Marie & such cattell as shee shall have need to keep for theire two mentaynance, and the third parte of all such fruit as the orchard shall bringe forth from thannuntiacon of the blessed ladie the virgin Marie next ensuing for eighty years next after & … thirdes during her life the sd Bridgett keeping herself unmarried, and alsoe to her the sd Brigitt the lease or term of yeares in the land I rent lyinge in the fields of Hose in the afforsd countie with all appurts therunto belongine, to bringe uppe and mentaine my sd daughter with all necessaries during the saied term

Itm I give unto my son William Barnard exceptinge the libertie therin aforesd all my houses Closes lands and all Appts to evri of them belonginge to him his heires & Assignes for ever, but yf he fortune to depart this lyfe & leave the same undisposed, then the sd granted premisses to the sd Marie my daughter her heires & Assignes for ever, Alwaies provided that my sd son William his heires or Assignes shall trulie pay or cause to be pd unto my sd daughter Marie the above sd fiftie pounds at the abovesd appointed tyme provided that yf the sd William my son shall faile in payment of the saied fiftie pounds or any part therof to my sd daughter Marie when it shall be due, then my will & minde is That Thomas Hoe & Thomas Garton bothe of Claxton aforesd yeomen, and theire heires shall stand and be lawfullie seazed of & in my Close called Longe Close with Thappts to & for the use & behoofe of her the sd Marie unto such tyme as the sd porcon shalbe fullie paied, any thinge herein menconed to the contrarie notwithstandinge

Itm I give unto the aforesd Thomas Hoe & Thomas Garton iis vid apeece

Itm alsoe further provided that yf my saied son Willm & Marie bothe departe this life, and leave the abovesd house & premisses undisposed Then I will & give the sd granted premisses to William Hoe son of the abovesd Thomas Hoe, & Robert Whitticar son of Richard Whitticar of Stathorne, bothe in the aforesd countie to them & theire heires for ever to be equallie devided between them

Itm I give unto my sd son Willm all my goods cattell & Chattells whatsoever unbequeathed, whom I make & ordaine sole Executor of this my last Will and Testament, and doe alsoe ordaine make and hereby give power unto the abovesd Thomas Hoe and Thomas Garton to be Overseers of this my last Will and Tesstament

In witnes whereof I the sd William Barnard thelder have hereunto sett my hand & seale the day & yeare above written

                                                                                                         William Barnard


Tho: Storer

Henrie Leake


A true & perfect inventory of all the goods and chattels belonging to William Barnard husbandman of Claxton alias Long Clawson Lately deceased, prized by us whose named are underwritten

  £ s d
Imprimis his purse & apparrell 1 6 8
It: in the house two tables, two cupboards, chaires, one forme,      
& fire irons 2 0 0
It: Pewter & brasse 13 small pewter dishes, 5 pans, 3 pots with      
other small things 3 3 4
It: in the parlour two bedsteds one chest, 5 coffers & a presse 1 13 4
It. sixe coverlets, one featherbed a mattress two blanket, pillowes,      
& bolsters 2 3 4
It. two paire of flaxen sheets 6 paire of harden pillowbeers      
& napkins 1 12 0
It. two bibles 0 10 0
It Butter & cheese, barly pease & mault 0 15 6
It two old chests & other lumber 0 10 0
It in the chamber over the house, wheeles & other implements 0 10 0
It in the kitchin, tubs & other things 0 6 8
It Coales & other fewell 1 0 0
It in the buttery 2 barrels & earthen ware 0 5 0
It hay in the barne, & hovel wood 0 13 4
It one cart & cart geeres, one plow & plow geeres, one harrow,      
one ladder & offall wood in the barne 3 0 0
It foure mares & foales, foure cowes & three calves, & a swine hog 26 16 0
It Corne & grasse in field & towne 15 0 0
Lastly things forgotten   0 3 4
                                                                        The Whole Summe 61 8 6

Philip Ormston Clerke     )

Thomas Hoe                      )

Thomas Marriott              )  Prizers

Tho: Garton                       )

Probate 20 October 1662