Goodacre Elizabeth 1670 of Holwell Will

Elizabeth Goodacre of Holwell 1670 Will and Inventory

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives PR/T/1670/54

In the name of God Amen I Elizabeth Goodiqary of Holwell in the County of Leic Widdow being weake in body but of a good & perfect memory do make & ordain this my last will & testament in manner & forme following

First I give & bequeath my soule to god who gave it me trusting onely for salvation by Jesus Christ and my body to be buried in the Church yard of Ab Kettleby at the discretion of my executor

Itm whereas my late husband did by his last will & testament give unto his & my two children Jone & Willm Goodiqary the somme of tenne pounds a peece to be paid to them which sd summes of tenne pounds apeece are as yet unpaid now my will is that the aforenamed summes of tenne pounds apeece shall be paid to them by my sonne John Goodiqary whom I make my executor

And I further give to my two Children Jone & Willm the summe of foure pounds a peece more to be paid by my executor

It I give to my sonne Willm Goodiqary one cafer a bed which my sonne John usually lyes on with the bedding belonging to it & one paire of sheetes

Itm I give to my Daughter Jone all the brasse puter bedding linnen besteads tables chests all my cloaths and all things in the house belonging to me whatsoever

Itm all the rest of my goods cattells chattells moveable & inmoveable my debts being first paid & my funerall expenses discharged I give to my sonne John Goodiqary whom I make my executor

                                                                                                                Elizabeth Goodiqary her marke

Signed sealed & published in the presence of

John Hurst

Probate 29 April 1670


Aprill 28th 1670

A true & perfect Inventory of the goods cattells and chattells of Elizabeth Goodiqary Widdow late of Holwell deceased

Impri: Her purse and apparell200
Itm things in the hall house to wit one table formes cheares & stooles0134
Itm things in the parlour to wit two bedsteads with the beddin two chests   
one cubbert two barrells with some other small things050
Itm All the brasse & puter1150
Itm All the linnen200
Itm the brewen vessells and some other woodden ware168
Itm Foure cowes & two Heifers1200
Itm Twelve sheepe600
Itm Things seene & unseene prized and not prized  050
Summa tot:2650

By us

John Hurst

Signum Willm Holt