Caunt Gabriel 1721 of Stathern will and inventory

Gabriel Caunt of Stathern 1721 Will

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives, Leicestershire Will and Probate Records 1721

In the name of God Amen the 26th day of September in the year of our Lord 1721 I Gabriel Caunt of Stathern in the County of Leicester Yeoman being blessed be God in sound Mind & Memory do make & ordain this my last Will & Testament in manner & form following

First I comend my soul to Almighty God my Creatour trusting thro the merits of Jesus Christ my Redeemer to obtain forgivenesse of my sins & to inerit Eternall life My Body I comit to the grave And for the disposal of my Worldly estate I devise the same as followeth

First I give & bequeath to my son Samuel Caunt my House, out houses, with all my lands lying & being in the Parishes of Stathern & Harby to him & the Heirs of his body And in default of such Heir or Heirs I give the House with two Oxgangs belonging to it to the eldest son of my son Gabriel Caunt And the rest of the Land to the Son of George Wells by my Daughter Alice

Item I bequeath to my son Gabriel Caunt the Cottage now inhabited by the Widow Glen with 3 leys thereto belonging Provided that my Wife Bridget Caunt shall have all the above mentioned houses & lands in her possession for her naturall life

Item I bequeath to my son George Caunt an hundred pounds lawfull

Item I bequeath to my son John Caunt after the decease of my Wife sixty pds lawfull

Item I appoint my son Samuel Above named Executor of this my last Will & Testament by which I make null and void all other Wills whatsoever

In witness whereof and all other the premisses I have set my hand & seal the day and year first above written

                                                                                                         The marke of Gabriel Caunt

Sign’d & seald in presence of

Francis …

Thomas Gibson

The marke of Catherine Whitaker

Oct the 11 1721

A Trew Inventary of Gabrill Cant of Stathern

  £ s d
Purs and aperell 10 00 00
12 horesis and mares 60 00 00
36 hed of Cowes 80 00 00
240 Sheepe 124 0 00
4 Swine hoges 03 00 00
The Crop of barley and pees and hay at Stathorn 135 00 00
The Crop of barley and pees and hay at Allentan 140 00 00
1 wagon and 2 Cartes and all materelles be loning to hosbandy 30 00 00
The housall goods 40 00 00
Woll 16 00 00
The Clotes upon the tillt land 60 00 00
  698 0 0

Probate 24 October 1721