Daft Thomas 1823 of Hickling will and inventory

Thomas Daft of Hickling 1823 Will, Inventory, Bond and Probate

Nottinghamshire Archives PR/NW

Hickling nineteenth of September 1817

I Thomas Daft of Hickling in the county of Nottingham being desirous of settling by worldly affairs make this my Will and Testament

First I direct that all my just debts and funeral expenses be duly paid and discharged

Secondly I give to my youngest son Thomas the house and Land which I bought of Isaac Hallam

I Give to my Wife for the term of her life the house in which I live and the field Close and the home Close and Bride Gate Close and at her decease my will is that my elder son George shall possess it and that it shall be his and his heirs for ever

Thirdly I give to each of my Daughters Salome and Vashti the sum of three hundred pounds to be charged upon the house in which I live and upon the home Close the Field Close and the Bride Gate Close

Fourthly my Will is that the whole of my personal property be equally divided amongst my wife and children

I hereby revoke all former Wills made by me and declare this my last will and Testament and request of you to witness my signing

                                                                                                         T Daft

Signed in the presence of us this nineteenth day of September in the year one thousand eight hundred and seventeen

J Thos Jordan Rector of Hickling

William Wright

Hugh Sutton

A true and perfect Schedule or Inventory of all and singular the Goods Rights Credits and Chattels of Thomas Daft late of Hickling in the County of Nottingham and Diocese of York Farmer and Grazier deceased taken and made by me Bridget Daft of Hickling aforesaid Widow the Relict One of the Residuary Legatees and Administratrix with the Will annexed of the said Deceased the seventh day of June in the Year of our Lord One Thousand Eight hundred and Twenty three (viz)

  £ s d
Six Horses 50 0 0
Ten Cows 90 0 0
Fourteen Young Beasts 45 0 0
One Hundred and Sixteen Sheep 130 0 0
Implements of Husbandry 55 0 0
Household Furniture 60 0 0
Hay 30 0 0
Corn   45 0 0
                                                                                                                                     £ 505 0 0

                                                                                                                 Bridget Daft her mark

The said Bridget Daft was sworn to the truth of the Premises the seventh day of June in the year of our Lord One Thousand Eight hundred and Twenty three and that the Contents of the said Schedule are true.

Before me Charles Fylde [?] Surrogate

Bond, bound 28 February 1818 Bridget Daft of Hickling widow, John W… Caunt of Nottingham yeoman and John Pilgrim of Shelford Notts yeoman for £1,200, condition bound Bridget Daft to execute will and produce inventory

                                                                                                         Bridget Daft

[she apparently signed although made mark on Inventory]

                                                                                                         JW Caunt

                                                                                                         J Pilgrim

Bridget Daft sworn 28 February 1818, Goods chattels and credits within Diocese of York less than £600

Probate 22 August 1823

Died 19 September 1817