Cooley Charles 1682 of Holwell Will

Charles Cooley of Holwell 1682 Will and Inventory

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives PR/T/1682/193

In the name of God Amen I Charles Cooly of Holwell in the County of Leic Labourer being sick in body but of good and perfect memory do make this my last will and testament in manner and forme following

First I give and bequeath my soule to God who gave it me trusting onely for salvation by Jesus Christ and my body to be buried at the discretion of my executrix hereafter mentioned

Itm I give to my sonne John Cooly 0 li 2s 6d

Itm I give to my grandchild John Cooly one ewe lamb hodge

Itm All the rest of my goods cattels and chattells I give to my loveing wife Mary Cooley whome I make hereby the sole executrix of this my last will & testament my debts first paid and funerall charges expended

In witness whereof I have put to my hand & seal the second of Decemb: Anno Domi 1682

                                                                                                                Charles Cooly [his mark]

Signed sealed and published in the presence of us

John Hurst

George Corner

Sarah North [her mark]


A true and perfect Inventory of all the goods cattels and chattels of Charles Cooly late of Holwell in the County of Lec deceased taken the fouerteeth day of January anno Domi 1682

Imprimis his purse and apparell068
Itm in the house one table a forme a chaire 2 stooles040
Itm the fire Irons & rack Irons020
It a pot and a pan 2 puter dishes050
It in the parlour one bed with bedding to it with some few linnens0100
It one cubbert one chest one box050
It A tub a barrell some milke vessell026
It 3 cowes & 4 calves550
It 5 sheepe150
It the hey100
It things seene & unseene prized & forgot030

John Hurst

John Goodicary

Exhibited 18 January 1682/3