Gamble Robert 1661 of Grimston Will

Robert Gamble of Grimston 1661 Will and Inventory

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives, Leicestershire Wills and Probate Records 1661

September 5 1656 In the name of God Amen I Robert Gamble of Grimston als Grimson in the Countie of Leicester Miller & husbandman in perfect minde & memory praised be God for it doe constitute & ordaine & make this my last Will & Testament in manner & forme following

First I bequeath my Soule into the hands of Almightie God & my body to be buried in Grimson Church yard

First I doe bequeath unto my Daughter Jeasse Simpsson [Jese Gamble married William Simpson at Grimston] the Wife of William Simpsson twelve pence

It I doe bequeath unto Thomas Barnes Sunn to my Wife fortie Shillinnes

It I give unto my Daughter Elizabeth Gamble Twelve Pence

It it is my will that my Wife seeing my funerale discharged shal be solle Executor of this my will & Testament

It I doe bequeath to my Wife one Cottage howse in Grimson with the whomstead two Beast pastures ten Sheepe Comons one lay on the Brooke laies one Land butting on the wind mill and the Barne and the whomestead belonging to the cottage howse in Grimston aforesaid

It I desire my Brother Robert Barnes of Dalby on the woulds in the Countie of Leicester husbandman to be oreseer of this my Will and Testament and I doe give him twelve pence for his paines

                                                                                                                The marke of Robert Gamble

Edward Darker

The marke of Robert Barnes

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Bond, bound Dorothy Gamble widow of Grimston and John Burton husbandman of Grimston 17 December 1661, condition bound Dorothy Grimston relict of Robert Gamble to administer estate

                                                                                                                Signd Dorathis Gamble

                                                                                                                Signed Johannis Barton [sic]

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An Inventory of all the Godes and Chattell of Robert Gamble lat of Grimston deceased taken this Eight day of March Ao 1660

First the Apparrell of the sade Robert Gamble with his pourse and girdle0134
In the Hall   
One coubberd one trunke thre coffers one table one fourme one cheare   
tw bedsteads tw dores one fire irone one ould arke200
In the parler   
Tw pare of sheetes tw pillobeares half a dusen napkins tw touels to kilverlids   
tw blankets thre pillos1100
Sixe putters dishes tw canlestkes … sausers six panes one bras pot one fryinpan100
One tub thre pales tw barels one chourne one chese hecke068
Thre leathers one wheale and blades034
Tw couse and on heffer800
Sixe shepe1100
One pick060
Al the hay in the barne0100
Sixe acers of corne600
All other rumble sene and unsiene  040
The Sum is2234

Prased by us

Robert Adcock

Robert Kilbie his marke

Charles Barnes his marke