Dunsmore John 1739 of Scalford Will

John Dunsmore of Scalford 1739 Will and Inventory

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives, Leicestershire Wills and Probate Records 1739

In the name of God Amen this Eight Day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand Seven hundred and Thirty nine I John Dunsmore of Scalford in the County of Leicester Farmar being Sick & weak in body but of parfect mind & memory praised be God for the Same doe make and ordain this my Last will & Testament in manner & forme following

Imprimis I give & bequeath unto my Daughter Mary Dunsmore five pounds yearly for & dureing the Terme of her Natural Life to be paid her by my Executors herein after menconed

Item I give to my Sone William & my daughter Ann Shuttlewood one Shilling & to my Daughter Elizabeth one Shilling

Item I give to my Daughter Smart of Scalford one Shilling & to her Daughter Ann a Cow

All the Rest of my goods Cattle & Chattels I give and bequeath unto my Loving wife Ann Dunsmore & John Dunsmore my Eldist Sone whom I constitute make and ordain my only and Sole Executors of this my Last will & Testament Ratifyeing and Confirming this & no other to be my Last will & Testament

In Witness whereof I have hereunto Set my hand and Seal the Day & year first above written

                                                                                                                The mark of John Dunsmore

Signed Sealed & Delivered published pronounced & declared by the Said John Dunsmore the Testator as his Last will & Testament in the presence of us (the Interlineations being first Inserted)

John Virconall [?]

William Dunsmore

Thomas Pick

Anne Dunsmore Widow and John Dunsmore the within named Extors were Sworn the 28th June 1739

                                                                                                                Before me John Clayton Surrogate

An Inventary of all the Goods and Cattle of John Dunsmore Sener of Scalford in the County of Leicester taken the Twenty Sixth day of June Anno Dom 1738 as followeth

His Purse and Apparell1000
In the House one Fireiron Rackiron one Long Table Pewter and Brass500
In the Parlour two Beds and all things thereunto belonging Chairs and other   
In the Chamber over the House two Beds Chairs & other Lumber250
In the Chamber over the Parlour Wheat Barley and other things120
In the Yard one Waggon, two Carts, Ploughs Harrows & other Implemts1000
One Hay Stack300
Beans upon the Hovell400
Seven Cows, 5 Heifers, three Yearly Calves28100
Three Mares two Geldings One Foal20050
Forty Sheep Twenty Lambs15150
Twelve Acres of Wheat and Barley and Twelve Acres of Beans3000
Things unseen and forgotten    2100

Apprised us

William Dunsmore

Joel Shuttlewood