Flower Sarah 1721 of Long Clawson will and inventory

Sarah Flower of Long Clawson 1721 Will and Inventory

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives, Leicestershire Wills and Probate Records 1721

In the name of God Amen I Sarah Flower of Claxton Als Long Clawson in the County of Leicester widow being Mindfull of my Mortality Doe make and Ordain this my Last Will and Testament in Manner following

Impris I Commend my Soul into the hands of Allmighty god my Creator and Body to the Earth from whence it was taken to be decently interred at the discretion of my Executrix hereinafter named hopeing through the onely Merrits and Mediation of my Blessed Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ for a Joyfull resurrection to life Eternal

Allsoe my Will and Mind is that my Debts and funeral Expences shall be first paid and discharged And then I Give and Bequeath unto my four sons (viz) Richard Flower William Flower Robert Flower and John Flower and to my daughter in Law Susannah Flower widow of my son Stephen Flower late decd one shilling a piece

And Lastly I Give and Bequeath All and every of my household goods Brewing vessells Quickstock Leases Rights Credditts and personal Estate of what kind or nature soever and wheresoever the same shall be found To my onely Daughter Sarah Flower (subject to the payments aforesd) whome I Doe hereby make Ordain Constitute and appoint sole Executrix of this my Last Will and Testament revokeing all former Wills and Testaments whatsoever by me at any time heretofore made

In Wittnesse whereof I the sd Sarah Flower the Testatrix have hereunto Sett my hand and Seal the Thirty first day of May Anno Dom one Thousand Seaven hundred and Seaventeen

                                                                                                         The marke of Sarah Flower

Signed sealed published & Declared by the sd Sarah Flower the Testatrix to be her last will & Testament in the presence of us whose names are & were subscribed in the presence of the sd Testatrix

John Doubleday Sen

William Parker

John Doubleday Jun

Probate 24 October 1721

A true and perfect Inventory of all the Goods Cattell and Chattells of Sarah Flower of Claxton alias Long Clawson in the County of Leicester Widdow deceased the ninth day of October Anno Dom 1721 and apprized the eighteenth day of the same month by us whose names are here subscribed

  £ s d
Imprimis her purse and apparell 1 3 2
Item In the great Parlour a bedsted and bedding a table & two forms a cubbard      
a chest & several chaires 2 10 0
Item In the little parlour a bedsted a feather bed three blankets a coverlid a little      
table & a little cubbard 2 18 0
Item In the farthest chamber over the house bacon and other inconsiderable      
things 0 4 0
Item In the chamber next to it a forme & two chaires 0 3 4
Item In the Kitchin a Copper & brass & brewing tubs & a table & other things      
there 4 10 0
Item In the seller several vessels namely barrels & a tubb & several      
inconsiderable things 1 10 0
Item Linnen 0 10 0
Item In the house Peuter & a dresser a land settle & two tables & some chaires 1 10 0
Item Swine in the yard 1 0 0
Item Hay in the Barn 1 0 0
Item Tow Querns and Coales 1 3 4
Item Things unseen & forgott 0 6 8
  18 8 6

John Reay Vicar of Long Clauson

William Flower

Richard Brown