Greasley Elizabeth 1726 of Hickling will and inventory

Elizabeth Greasley 1726 Will, Inventory and Bond

Nottinghamshire Archives PR/NW

I Elizabeth Greasley of Hickling in the County of Nottingham Widdow (being at this time in good and perfect memory) do make this my Last Will and Testament in manner following

Item I give unto my Cousin John Singleton of Hickling the sum of five pounds

Item I give unto Edward Singleton Son to the Late Richd Singleton Decd the sum of forty Shillings to be pd him at the age of twenty one years

Item I give unto William Hart Eldest Son of Wm Hart of Hickling Weaver, my little Lamas Close adjoining to his Sd Fathers Close to him the sd Wm Hart Junr and his Heirs for ever

Item I give unto Eliz Hart wife of the aforesd Wm Hart Senr all my Cloths and bed and beding

Item I give unto the Four Children of Wm Hart Senr aforesd viz Robert Thomas Elizabeth & Ann my five sheep to be equally Divided amongst them

Item I give unto Cath: Greasley Daughter of the Late Robt Greasley the Sum of ten Shillings

Item I give unto Peter Greasley of Nottingham Butcher & Thomas Newton of Hickling Weaver who I make Joynt Executors of this my Last Will & Testament all the Rest & Residue of my Goods and Chattels and personal Estate & my house where I now dwell and a Sixth part of an Oxgang in the Common Field and the Common wch it now carries in Consideration of the payment of all my Debts Legacies & Funeral Expenses

In Witness whereof I have hereunto Set my hand & Seal This Twelf Day of Augst 1720

                                                                                                         The mark of Eliz Greasley

Seal’d and Declar’d by the Sd Eliz Greasley for & as her last Will and Testament in the presence of

Robert Collishaw

The mark of Wm Wheet

James Smith

November 14 1724

An Inventory of the Goods and Chattles of Eliz Greasley late Deced praised by us whose names are hereunder Written

Impris her purse and Apparell 1 0 0
One fyer iron one frog one gallow balk three hooks 0 6 6
Two tables 4 chaires one endboard one forme 0 11 0
Two pewter Dishes one flagon and pan 0 14 6
Two Tubs one barrell one chair 0 4 6
Two beds one chest one wheel 0 10 6
Two blankets one pair of sheets one materis one boulster 0 11 6
Things seen and unseen 0 5 0
  4 3 6

John Mann

John Hawkes

Bond, bound Peter Greasley yeoman of Nottingham and Richard Calverly yeoman of Wilford, 1 April 1725, condition Peter Greasley surviving executor to execute will and produce inventory.

                                                                                                         Peter Greasley