Caunt George 1731 of Stathern will and inventory

George Caunt of Stathern 1731 Will

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

In the Name of God Amen I George Caunt of Stathern in the County of Leicester Labourer being Sick in Body but of Sound & perfect Mind & Memory praise be therefore given to Almighty God do make & ordain this my present last Will & Testament in Manner & form following (that is to say)

First & principally I commend my Soul into the Hands of Almighty God hoping through the Merits Death & Passion of My Saviour Jesus Christ to obtain full & free Pardon & forgiveness of all my sins and to inherit everlasting Life and my Body I commit to the Earth to be decently Buried at the Discretion of my Executor hereafter named and as touching the Disposition of all Such temporal Estate as it hath pleased Almighty God to bestow upon Me I do give & dispose thereof as followeth

First I will that my debts & funeral Charges shall be paid and discharge

Item I give to Mary my wife and William Caunt My Son that my Cottage House in Stathern with all the appurtenances thereunto belonging to them and their Heires for ever (which house aforesaid I bought of John Brearly late of Stathern) also all the residue of my Personal Estate to my aforesaid Wife & Son whom I make joynt Executors of this my last Will and testament revoking all former Wills & testaments by me heretofore made

In witness whereof I the said George Caunt have hereunto set my Hand & Seal this tenth day of May in the year of our Lord God 1731

                                                                                                         George Caunt his Marke

Signed & Sealed in the presence of

Mary Fisher

Martha Poizer her Marke

Sarah Shipman

Rich Goodwyn

May the 19 1731 An Inventory of the Goods Chattels and Cattels of George Caunt late of Stathorn deseasd as followeth

  £ s d
Imprim His Purs and Appraill 0 15 0
In the House Eight Chairs tow tables one wanded Chair a pewter Shelfe Nine      
plats four pewter dishes three Porrongers one warming pan tow peals dishes      
and spoons and tranchers Rack iron and Hookes tongs and fire Shovel and      
Bellows fire Irons 1 5 9
In the Darry three lettel brass pans one brass pott 0 5 0
In the Parlour Eight Chairs one table one bedstad and beding 0 16 0
In the Chamber one bed and beding one Chist one wheel one Barrell 0 7 6
Three Cows one year old Heiffer 6 15 6
Four Ewes and Lames 1 6 8
One Pig at 0 6 0
All things unseen and forgott 0 15 0
                                                                                                                       Totall 12 12 5

Apprised by us whose Naimes are hereunto set the day and year above writin

George Wells

John Goodwin

Probate 4 October 1731