Daft Margaret 1700 of Hickling will and inventory

Margaret Daft of Hickling 1700 Will, Inventory and Bond

Nottinghamshire Archives PR/NW

In the name of God Amen I Margaret Daft of Hickling in the County of Nottingham widdow being weake in Body but of sound and perfect minde and memorie (praised be to God for the same [no closing bracket] and calling to minde the uncertainty of mans life and how fraile it is doe hereby make ordaine and sett downe my last will and testament in manner and forme following hereby renowncing and revoking all other wills and testaments and every of them heretofore published or declared by word or writing

Imprim I give and commit my soule into the hands of almighty God my creatoure trusting assuredly in the merritts death and passion of his beloved son Jesus Christ my beloved redeemer to be one of his elect children and to have joyfull resurrection in him and my body to the earth whereof it was made to be buryed in the church yard of Hickling aforesaid by the discretion of my executors hereafter named and for the disposal of my worldly goods I give and bequeath them as followeth

Item I give to Richard Daft my grandchilde one half oxgange of land which I bought of William Wood deceased and to the heires of his body and for want of such issue to John Hopkinson the younger my cousson Item my will is that John Hopkinson have it to him and his heires my will is that Richard Daft have the rent to goe one for his use the next Ladyday following after my decease and alsoe I give him ten pounds to have it when he comes to the age of one and twenty yeares

Item I give to the said Richard Daft one paire of flaxen sheets and one pillar bear one press and cupbard the great table and two buffits firms and for the other household goods that is in the house which I thinke good to leave to be equally parted between the said Richard Daft and his mother

Item my will is that if Richard Daft die before he come to the age of one and twenty yeares then Sarah White the daughter of William White have five pounds of the ten before named

Item I give to Mary Musson the daughter of John Musson my cousson the sume of five pounds and to his son John Musson twenty shillings currant money when they come to the age of one and twenty [about four words badly damaged] John Hopkinson enjoy my land he shall pay ten pounds to Robert Morris and John Musson children

Item I bequeath to my sister Ann Hopkinson the sume of five pounds to be paid within twelve moneths after my decease to be at her one disposing

Item I give to Robert Morris the elder the sume of five pounds to be paid within twelve moneths and a day after my decease whereof he hath two pounds in his hands already of the five

Item I give to Rebecka Julyan the daughter of Richard Julyan of Hose twenty shillings and alsoe her sister twenty shillings within a twelvement and a day after my decease

Item I give to the poore of his parish thirty shillings to be paid within twelve months and a day after my decease to whom my executors please

All the rest and residue of my worldly goods Chattells Cattells debts bills bonds creditts wrights and of what kind or nature the same be I give and bequeath them to Edward Collishaw and John Hopkinson both of this towne whom I make soule executors of this my last will and Testament they paying all legaces all debts funeral charges whatsoever

Item I give to George Marriott the son of George Marriott one hodge and lambe

In witness whereof I have hereunto sett my hand and seal the thirtieth day of July Anno Dni 1700 and in the twelveth yeare of King William the thirds Raigne &c

                                                                                                         The marke of Margaret Daft

Signed sealed published and declared in the presence of us who subscribed our names in the presence of the testator

William Barlowe

Isabell Godfrey her marke

John Collishaw

A true and perfect Inventory of the goods and chattles of Margaret Daft of Hickling in the County of Nottingham deced made August the 29th 1700

  £ s d
Imprs her purse & Apparrell 27 00 00
It for corne 05 00 00
It for hay 01 10 00
It for coale 00 10 00
It for brick 00 01 00
It two Cowes 04 00 00
It two calves 01 06 08
It one pigg 00 10 00
It sheepe 01 05 00
It corne 00 10 06
It pewter and brass 00 15 00
It 1 bedstead & bedding 03 00 00
It for cheese 00 05 00
It 1 table 2 buffets firmes one cupboard & one press 01 01 00
It for seene & unseen 00 05 00
It for cloth 00 07 00
                                                                                                                               Sum 47 14 02

… Robinson

Richd Smith

Wm Barlow

Bond, bound Edward Collishaw farmer of Hickling and William Barlow of Hickling, condition Edward Collishaw to produce inventory and administer estate