Caunt Parnell 1728 of Nether Broughton Will

Parnell Caunt of Nether Broughton 1728 Will and Inventory

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives, Leicestershire Wills and Probate Records 1728

In the name of god Amen I Parnehill Caunt of Neither Broughton in the County of Leicester Widow being weak in body but of sound & perfect memory the Lord be praised for it doe make this my last will & testament in manner & form following

First & principally I commend my Soule to Almighty god my Creatour Assuredly beliving that I shall Receive full pardon & free remission of all my sins & be saved by the pretious death & Merrits of my saviour & redemer Christ Jesus & my body to the Earth from whence it was taken to be buried in such decent manner as my Executor hereafter mentioned shall thinck meet & Convenient

Imp I give to My Son Sammuell Foscraft one hundred pounds the 21 day of August Next in the year of our Lord 1727

Item I give to my daughter Saray Johnson one Shillin

Item all the rest of Goods and Chattels I give to my Son Sammuell Foscrafte whom I make sole executor of this my last will and testiment and I further apointe William Brett of Broughton Sulney and Edward Fawkes of Neither Broughton In the County of Leicester Gardians and trustees for the same

In Wittness wheir of I have heirunto sett my hand and seal the 14 day of July in the year of our Lord 1727

                                                                                                                Parnhill Caunt her Marcke

In the presence of us

William Brett

Edward Fawkes

Henry Hemsley

Executor sworn 18 April 1728

A True and perfect Inventory made the 14th Day of March 1727/8 of all the Goods and Chattels of Parnehill Caunt in the parish of Neather Broughton in Leicester Shire of late Deceased

Impris Her Purse and Apparel011000
Item In the House one fire Iron two pair of Hooks two old Tables001206
Seven Small Pewter Dishes010000
Three Wearing Dishes of Pewter000806
Two old Cupboards in the House two Chairs000600
Item In the Parlour two Beds & Beding two old Chairs030106
One other Parlour One Bed and Beding Two Chairs One Chest and one drawer011506
Item In the Chamber One flick and half of Bacon Some old Cheese and a little   
Wooll and Corn031006
In the Kitchin One Copper four little Tubs two potts four brass pans031000
In the Dairy two Barrels Six Pansions two pippins four Small pots000606
In the Closes Seven Cows two Heifers270000
In the Closes fourteen Sheep041000
A Pig and for Hay031000
Item for things unseen and forgotten000500
Money at Use1000000


William Brett

Edward Hawkes

Henry Hemsley