Barnes Thomas 1737 of Stathern will and inventory

Thomas Barnes of Stathern 1737 Will and Inventory

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives, Leicestershire Wills and Probate Records 1737

In the Name of God Amen This Seventeenth Day of March Anno Domini 1736/7 I Thomas Barns of Stathorn in the County of Leicester Yeoman being weak of Body but perfect in Mind and Memory (praised be God) Do make and ordain this my Last Will and Testament in Manner and Form as followeth

First I Bequeath my Soul into the Hands of Allmighty God my Maker Hoping through the meritorious Death and Passion of my Blessed Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ to be joyfully Receiv’d at the Day of my Resurrection and my Body to be Interr’d in the Parish Church or Church yard of Stathern at the Charges and Expences of my Executrices hereafter mentioned and as for my Temporall and Worldly Estate I Dispose of as followeth

Imprimis I give to my Son Thomas Barns and to his Heirs for Ever all my Lands Lying and being in the Town and Lordship of Long Billington in Lincolnshire

Item I give to his Son William Barns the Sum of twenty Pounds to go forwards for his life

Also I give to my two Gran-sons Thomas Barns and Roger Barns the Sum of Forty Shillings apiece and I give to my three Gran-Daughters Esther Barns Anne Barns and Mary Barns the Sum of forty Shillings apiece And my Will and Comand is that my Executrices Shall have a full Year’s Space to Pay these my Legacies in after my Decease my Debts my Legacies my Funerall Charges being first duly paid and Discharged

Then all my Lands my Closen And all my Goods Cattells and Chattles and Personall Estate unbequeathed I wholly give and bequeath unto my two Daughters Elizabeth Barnes and Mary Barnes to them and their Heirs for ever to be Equally Divided betwixt them Making and ordaining them full Sole and Joynt Executrices of this my last Will and Testament utterly Revoking all former Wills in any wise heretofore made and declared by me

In Witness Whereof I the Said Thomas Barns have Subscribed this my Last Will and Testament with my own Hand and thereunto put my Seal

Given the Day and Year first above written

                                                                                                         Tho Barnes

Sealed Declared and Delivered by the Testator in the presence of these Witnesses whose Names are Subscribed

Will Wiseman

Thos Blankly

Thomas Wright

Eliz Barnes & Mary Barnes the Extrices were Sworn the 24th Oct 1737

                                                                                                         Before me Greg: Henson Surrog

Stathorn June 3rd 1739

This is a True Inventory of Mr Thomas Barnes deceased as Followes

  £ s d
Purse and Apparrell 0 10 0
Hooks and Rackiorn 0 2 6
Pewter and Brass 1 10 0
Clock 0 10 6
Dresser Tables and Chaires 0 10 6
Parlour Bed and Bedding 1 0 0
Drawers Tables Glass Chaires 0 10 0
Chamber Cheeses and Boxes 0 10 0
Chamber Bed and Bedding Chest and Boxes 1 1 0
Chamber Peas and Barley 2 10 0
Bedd and Bedding 1 10 0
Two Cows and one Heifer 4    
A Sowe and Six piggs and Two Sheetts 1 10 0
Barrells and Tubbs 0 15 0
Carriages 4 0 0
Leather Plough Harrow and Collers Gears and Screen Fann 1 0 0
All forgotten and unseen   0 10 0
                                                                                                     Total 21 19 6

Will: Wiseman

William Barnes his Marke

Thomas Rushton