Collishaw Edward 1730 of Hickling will and inventory

Edward Collishaw of Hickling 1730 Will, Inventory and Bond

Nottinghamshire Archives PR/NW

In the Name of God Amen The Ninth Day of April in the Year of our Lord 1729 I Edward Collishaw of Hickling in the County of Nottingham being very sick & weak in Body but of perfect Mind & Memory thanks be given to Almighty God therefore do make constitute & ordain this my last Will & Testament That is to say

Principally & first of all I give and bequeath & commend my Soul into the Hands of God what gave it & for my Body I recommend it to the Earth to be buryed in a Xian like manner at the Discretion of the Executor & as touching such Worldly Estate where with it hath pleased God to bless me in this Life I give devise & dispose of the same in the following Manner & Form

Imprimis, I Will that my Debts and Funeral Expenses be payd & discharged

Item, I give & bequeath to Ann my dearly beloved Wife the boarded parlour wherein We now live for her self together with the bed bedding & furniture thereof wherein we commonly lie And I do likewise give unto her one half of the Goods which are now in the above sd parlour

Item, I give unto my Sister Isabell White the Sum of Ten pounds of good & lawful Monies of England

Item, I give unto Amy Ireland the Sum of five pounds

Item, I give to my well beloved Brother John Collishaw whom I likewise constitute make & ordain my only and sole Executor of this my last Will & Testament all & singular my Lands now in the Tenure & Occupation of Richard Hubbard by him freely to be possessd & enjoyed

And I do hereby utterly disallow revoke & disannul all and every other former Testaments Wills & Legacies Bequests & Executors by me in any Ways before this Time named willed & bequeathed Ratifying & Confirming this & no other to be my last Will & Testament

In Witness where of I have hereunto set my Hand & Seal the Day and Year above written

                                                                                                         Edward Collishaw his mark

Sign’d, Seal’d, published & declared by the said Edward Collishaw as his last Will & Testament in the presence of us the Subscribers viz:

Wriggan Webster

John Man

Paul Hardy

A True and perfect Inventory of all the goods Chattles and Chattle [sic] of Edward Collishaw of Hickling lately Deceased April 15th 1729

  £ s d
Imps Purse and Apparell 1 1 0
The goods in the Best Chamber two Bedsteads one sute hanging 1 8 0
One fether Bed & Blankets 2 pillowes 1 Bouster 1 19 6
One Wool Bed 1 Blankett one Bouster 0 7 4
One Chest Drawers 1 2 6
7 Chaires 2 Chests 1 0 6
1 Sute of Bed hangings 0 5 0
Window Hangings 0 1 2
The goods in the other Chamber one table one Coffer 0 10 0
One Barill one Tubb one Wool Wheel 2 Chairs 0 5 0
2 forges 1 T…se pare Scales Joynt Hook 0 2 0
Goods in the Kitching 2 Coppers 2s6d Cheese press 4d 2 9 0
Brass Cettles 1 bread pan 1 pott pan 2 Little pans 1 10 6
I Churn 1 p… 1 Milking pale 0 3 6
Goods in the pantry 3 Barils 4s6d 10 Napkins 10d 1 Table Cloth 3d 0 17 6
Goods in the parler 1 Dresser 1l=10s one glass one glasscase 1l 2 10 0
6 pewter Dishes 1 Salver 7 plates 9 Candle Sticks 2 paingers one Tankert      
1 posit pott 3 Spoons 2 2 6
All the Hooks in the Chimne 0 4 0
4 Chaires 1 Coverled 0 8 0
Without Dores 2 Cows 6 10 0
2 Sheep 1l 3 … Hog 2l 3 0 0
Crop of the Home Close 1 10 0
Two Tubbs 12s Horse trough and pump 4 2 0
4 Swine tubb Seen and Unseen 0 3 6
  33 10 6

Attested by us

John Man

Christopher Neale

Robert Morriss

Bond, bound John Collishaw yeoman of Hickling, John Man yeoman of Hickling and Paul Hardy yeoman of Hickling 16 April 1730, condition bounden John Collishaw Sole Executor to execute will and produce inventory.

                                                                                                                                       John Collishaw mark

                                                                                                                                       John Man

                                                                                                                                       Paul Hardy