Caunt William 1688 of Stathern will and inventory

William Caunt of Stathern 1688 Will and Inventory

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives PR/T/1688/128

In the name of God Amen the fourth day of June one Thousand sixe hundred eighty and eight according to the Computation of the Church of England William Caunt of Stathorne in the County of Leicester husbandman being of perfect memory and remembrance praised be God doe make and ordaine this my last will and Testament in manner and forme following viz

First I bequeath my soule into the hands of Almighty God my maker hoping that through the Meritorious death and passion Jesus Christ my only Saviour and Redeemer to receive free pardon and forgivenesse of all my sins And as for my body to be buried in the Church yard of Stathorne

Item I give unto my Daughter Mary Caunt twenty pounds of good and lawfull money of England to be paid by my Executors when she shall acomplishe the age of one and Twenty yeares

Item I give her one Cubberd in the house one tursbed in the hither parlour one Chest the long table and forme in the house

Item I give unto my sonne Edward Caunt fifteene pound of good and lawfull money to be paid when he shall acomplish the age of one and Twenty yeares and the best ewe and lams that hee can chuse att Cliping day and a trundle bed and furniture for it in the Chamber

Item all the rest of my goodes and Chattell and Cattell moveable and imoveable I give unto Alce my wife and William Caunt my eldest sonne upon Condition the shall paye all my Debts and Legiciaes and make them Joynt Executors of this my last will and testament revokein all other wills and testament

In witnes whereof I herunto sett my hand and seale the day and yeare first above written

                                                                                                         William Caunt his marke

Sealed signed published and declared in the presence of

Tho: Sumner

Gabriel Shepherd his Marke


Ann Inventary taken the 27 of September 1688 of the goodes Chattell and Cattell of William Caunt of Stathorne in the County of Leicester husbandman late deceased by Richard Healy and Tho: Dubbleday and Thomas Sumner Neibours of Stathorne as followeth

  £ s d
Imprimis his purse and aparel 1 2 6
Item in the house rikings hookes and land iron one Cubberd one long table and      
a little one forme Chaires and stulles 1 10 0
Item in the hither parler on tester bed and halfe heded bed and tow Chests 1 5 0
Item in the far parlour on tester bed two Chests one feather bed 2 Mattersises      
3 Coverlids 3 blankites with pillowes an boulsters 2 10 0
Item in the kichin tubs an kitts with brass and pewter with other implements 2 5 6
It in the Dary four barrils on Churne with milke vessel one forme two Shelves 0 10 0
Item in the Chamber on Cheese heck on Woollen wheele two linin wheeles with      
Cheese an Shelves 1 0 0
Item Corne hey in the yard 25 0 0
It two Cartts with plowes and harrows Cart geares an plow geares with other      
imployments   5 6 0
It on sow an piggs 0 10 6
It five mares and two foales 10 0 0
It five Cowes and three young bease 10 5 0
It three and twenty old sheep seven lames 4 10 0
It all things forgotten not praised 0 3 6
                                                                               The Sum totalis 65 18 0

Richard Healy

Thomas Dubbleday

Thos Sumner

Probate 29 January 1688/9