Frisby John 1776 of Grimston Inventory

John Frisby of Grimston 1776 Inventory

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives, Leicestershire Wills and Probate Records 1776

Only one John Frisby was buried in Grimston at this time, on 9 September 1774, so it seems that people were very slow with beginning the formal administration of his estate

A True and perfect Inventory of all the Goods and Chattles of John Frisby of Grimston in the County of Leicester Deceased Sep [blank] 1774

Item his purse and apparel0100
One Cow at600
Item for goods in the House0100
Item for goods in the Parlour0150
Item for goods in the Chamber1106
For Brass and Pewter0106
For a Copper Tubb and Barriels  2100

Appraised by us

Thos Kelham

Thos Austin

Bond, bound Alice Frisby widow of Grimston, William Bishop butcher of Grimston and John Hill husbandman of Grimston £20 25 October 1776, condition bound Alice Frisby relict and administratrix of John Frisby labourer late of Grimston to produce inventory and administer estate

                                                                                                                The mark of Alice Frisby

                                                                                                                Will Bishop

                                                                                                                The mark of John Hill

25th October 1776.  The within named Alice Frisby the Widow and Relict of the within named John Frisby her late Husband deceased was then sworn Administratrix to the said Deceased And at the same Time made Oath that the said Deceased did not die possessed of Goods and Chattels to the Value of Twenty Pounds

                                                                                                                Before us Wm Babington Commissary