Collishaw John 1756 of Hickling will and inventory

John Collishaw of Hickling 1756 Will, Inventory and Bond

Nottinghamshire Archives PR/JW/8/17

I John Collishaw of Hickling in the County of Nottingham Farmer being of sound disposing mind and memory Do hereby revoke all former Wills by me made and Declare this to be my last Will and Testament in form following Vizt

I Will that all my just Debts and Funeral expences be in the first place paid and Discharged by my Executors hereinafter named and as to my Estate both real and Personal I dispose thereof as follows

First I give and bequeath unto my younger Children Edward Collishaw Jane Collishaw Elizabeth Collishaw Ann Collishaw and the child or children that my wife Jane is now pregnant of the sum of one hundred pounds apiece when and as soon as they shall attain to their respective ages of twenty one years but in Case of the Death of any of my said Younger Children before they attain the age of twenty one years then the share of him her or them so dying shall return to and be taken as part of my Personal Estate and shall go along with and be distributed as the residue thereof And I do hereby charge my Personal Estate and also my real Estate (if my Personal Estate shall not be sufficient) Scituate in Hickling aforesaid and now in my own possession with the payment of the said respective sums of one hundred pounds as aforesaid

Item I do hereby Give Devise and Bequeath unto my Dear and loving wife Jane Collishaw All that my messuage or tenement and the ground thereunto belonging Scituate in Hickling aforesaid for and during and until my eldest son John Collishaw shall attain his age of twenty one years and when he shall have attained that age then I Give Devise and bequeath the same unto my said son John Collishaw his heirs and assigns for ever chargeable with the payment of fifteen pounds a year thereout to my said wife Jane during her natural life but in Case of the Death of my said son John Collishaw before he attains the said age of twenty one years then I Give Devise and bequeath the same unto my Second Son Edward his heirs and assigns for ever likewise chargeable with the said yearly sum of fifteen pounds to my said wife Jane during her natural life

All the rest and residue of my Personal Estate after payment of the legacies aforesaid I give and bequeath to my said wife Jane and my said son John to be equally divided between them and Do hereby nominate and appoint my said wife Jane Collishaw and my said son John Executors of this my Will

In Witness whereof I have to this my William set my hand and affixed my Seal this eighth day of March one thousand seven hundred and fifty six.

                                                                                                         The mark of John Collishaw

Signed Sealed Published and declared by the said John Collishaw the Testator as and for his last Will and Testament in the Presence of us who in his presence and at his request and in the presence of each other have Subscribed our names as witnesses hereto

Jas Foxcroft

Edwd Collishaw

George Waldrum senr

24 of March 1756

A true Inventory of all the goods and Chattles of John Coleshaw of Hickling lately deseas’d as follows

  £ s d
Purse and apparel 10 0 0
House} Fire iron; four tables; five chairs clock 6 0 0
Grate Parlor} two tables a dozen a chairs corner cuberd & things 2 10 0
Girls Parlor} one chest and a chair and bed 1 0 0
Mrs Coleshaws Room} two beds one chest one chest of drawers two boxes      
four chairs one look glass 6 5 0
Drinkhouse} three barrills and Wheeles and Reeles and bottles 1 1 0
Seller} three barrels and putre and bottles 2 0 0
Grate Chamber} one press one chest drawers one table a chest and six chairs      
and looking glass and one bed 8 3 0
Lads Chamber} one bed one chest one chair 1 0 0
Best Chamber} one bed one desk one table seven chairs one looking glass 6 0 0
Kitchin} one coper seven pans and brewin tubs cheesepress leven tube two      
dreesor putre and shelf & 4 kettle and other lumber seen and unseen 5 0 0
Dearey} one pan and panchans and cheesesetts 0 7 6
Fellows parlor} One bed 0 5 0
Grate stable} three young mares 26 0 0
                        four olde mares 16 0 0
New stable}   two two year old fillies 8 0 0
                         nag horse and old mare 7 0 0
                         two foals 10 0 0
                         two waggons 14 0 0
                         two cartes 4 0 0
                         collers and geers and holters for 9 mares 4 10 0
                         two plows and two harrows with implements belonging to them 1 10 0
  140 11 6
Ten milch beese 42 10 0
Five three year old steers 16 5 0
Six two year olds Heafer 12 0 0
Eight yearlings 8 10 0
Six stake calves 2 8 0
Sheep in the Field      
Four score old sheep and lams 32 0 0
One sough and nine pigs 3 10 0
One gilet and one pork pig 2 0 0
Wheat stack 12 0 0
Hay stack 5 0 0
Payse up att Hovles 12 0 0
Barley .. barne 3 10 0
Corne upon the ground Eight Oxgang and halfe  76 10 0
  228 3 0
  140 11 6
  368 14 6

Witness our Hands

Fran: Innocent

George Waldrum

John Collishaw’s Will provd Court 1st Octr 1756

Bond, bound Jane Collishaw of Hickling widow and relict of John Collishaw of Hickling farmer deceased, George Waldram of Barrow upon Soar Leicestershire farmer and Thomas Morley of Bingham tailor in the sum of £700, condition Jane Collishaw and also John Collishaw son of testator executors of his Will to administer will and produce inventory

                                                                                                         Jane Collishaw

                                                                                                         George Waldram

                                                                                                         Tho Morley