Bonner John 1770 of Grimston Will

John Bonner of Grimston 1770 Will and Inventory

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives, Leicestershire Wills and Probate Records 1770

In the Name of God Amen, I John Bonner of Grimson [sic] in the County of Leicester Cordwainer, being of Sound mind memory & understanding praised be God for the Same Doe make & ordain this my Last Will & Testament in manner and Form following (That is to Say)

First of all I give and bequeath unto my Eldest Sone William Bonner one Shilling

Also I give & bequeath unto my Sone John my Sone Thomas and my Daughter Elizabeth Bonner all that my messuage House or Tenement, which I lately Purchased or Brought of William Burgace

As also all the Rest of my real & personal Estate goods Cattle & Chattels whatsoever and wheresoever to them the said John, Thomas, & Elizabeth Bonner their Heirs & assignes for ever, to be Equally divided betwixt them Share & Share alike Whom I Likewise Constitute make & ordain my whole & Sole Executors of this my Last will & Testament, utterly Revoking making null & void all Former & other wills by me before this time made, Rattifyeing & confirming this & no other to be my Last will & Testament

In Witness whereof I the said John Bonner have hereunto Sett my Hand & Seal this 8th day of March in the Third year of the reigne of our Sovereigne Lord George the Third by the grace of God of Great Britain France & Ireland King defender of the faith and So forth & and in the year of our Lord one Thousand Seven hundred & Sixty three 1763

                                                                                                                John Bonner

Signed, Sealed, published, pronounced & Declared by the Said John Bonner The Testator as his Last Will & Testament in the presence of us

Edward Willcock

John Watchoron

Thos Pick

30th April 1770 John Bonner one of the Executors within named was then sworn before me (reserving to every one his right)

                                                                                                                William Babington Commissary

A Inventory of all the Goods and Chattels of John Bonner of Grimston in the County of Leicester Deceased May the 31st 1769

Item his purse and apparel116
Item goods in the House200
Item for goods in the Parlour300
Item for goods in the Chamber110
Item goods in the Kitchen126
To Two Cows and Two Calves850
To 5 Sheep2100
A pig080
A Bit of Hay0106
Item for things out of Sight & forgotten  0100

Appraised by us

The mark of Jasper Simpson

Thos Stockwell