Guy William 1665 of Long Clawson will and inventory

William Guy of Long Clawson 1665 Will and Inventory

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives, Leicestershire Wills and Probate Record 1665

In the name of god Amen Januarie the nineteenth in the yeare of our Lord god one thousand six hundred sixtie and foure [1664/5] I William Guy thelder of Claxton otherwaies Clawson in the countie of Leicester yeoman sick in bodie butt of good & perfect memorie praised be god, revoking all other wills by me formerlie made, doe make & ordaine this my last will and Testament in manner and forme followinge

First I bequeath my soule to almightie god in whom I trust to be saved through lively faith in Jesus Christ and my bodie to the earth from whence it was taken to be buried in Christian buriall and as for my worldly goods I give disspose and bequeath to be taken and had after my decease as hereafter followeth

Imprimis I give unto my lovinge Son Edward Guy one hundred and thirtie pounds of lawfull englishe mony to be paied within one whole yeare next after my decease to be paied to him the sd Edward or his assignes

Itm I give and bequeath unto my lovinge daughter Elizabeth Guy one hundred pounds of lawfull englishe mony the one halfe thereof to be paied in the second yeare next after my decease and the other fiftie pounds parcel therof to be paied unto her or her assignes in the third yeare next after my decease

Alsoe If shee the sd Elizabeth … to be married and have issue of her bodie twentie pounds more of the lyke lawfull mony to be paied when the sd issue borne of her bodie shalbe six monthes ould

Itm I give unto Thomas Stokes of Wikeham and Marie nowe his wife beinge my naturall daughter twelve pence apeece

Itm I give unto George White of Cropwell Bishop in the countie of Notts & Margeret nowe his wife shee beinge my naturall daughter twelve pence apeece, and to their two daughters Anne & Jane five shillings apeece

Itm I give unto John Beaver of Okeham in the countie of Rutland & Jane nowe his wife twelve pence apeece, and to theire two daughters Margerett & Marie five shillings apeece

Itm I give unto my Servant Richard Wolley five shillings

Itm I give unto my servant Elizabeth Newton twelve pence

Itm I give unto the poore of Claxton aforesd ten shillings to be distributed amongst them at the discretion of my executors

Itm I give unto my son William Guy my frame table in my house with the frame & stooles therewithal used with the quirns saltinge trough, knedinge trough, fire irons spits & cobberts

Itm I give and bequeath unto Jane my lovinge wife and the sd Willm my lovinge son all my whole stock of goods cattell & chattels moveable & unmoveable whatsoever which are unbequeathed to pay my debts & legacies and doe make & ordaine them they saied Jane & William my son Joynt executors of this my last Will and Testament

In witnes whereof I the saied Willm Guy thelder have hereunto sett my hand & seale the day and yeare first above written

                                                                                                         William Guy


Tho: Storer

Richard Guy


A true Inventorie of all the goods Cattell and Chattells of William Guy thelder late of Claxton otherwise Clawson in the Countie of Leicester yeoman Deceased taken and praised by Robert Hickling theleder Hugh Guy and Edward Guy thelder all of Claxton aforesd the tenth day of Februarie 1664 [1664/5]

  l s d
Imprimis his purse and apparel v    
In the house      
Itm 2 frame tables, six buffett stooles, three linnen wheeles six cheares and      
other things there ii v  
In the ould parler      
Itm two bedsteads with the furniture two Cheares & other things there ii v  
In the newe parler      
Itm two bedsteads with there furniture a frame table & forme one Chist and      
other things there iiii    
In the butterie      
Itm Six barrells and all in that roome i x  
In the dearie house      
Itm milke vessel i    
In the kitchin      
Itm the cheese pras and tubbes & other things there iii    
In the quirne house      
Itm the quirnes and Coales o x  
In the lodginge Chamber      
Item two trub beds with their furniture one Chist with linnen & one Coffer      
and other things there xviii xiii iiii
Itm foure mares, one stone horse, one geldinge, one coult & one fole lxvi x  
Itm Seaventeene Cowes & heafers & six Calves vlii x  
Itm for puter and brasse v    
Itm one Bible and one gun i    
Itm for Seaven and twentie quarter of barley xx v  
Itm five quarters of wheat and rie vi    
Itm one Sowe and four shotes ii    
Itm for thirtie seaven sheepe and sheepe scins xi    
Itm for pease hay shoovels forkes and leathers xx    
Itm for Carts plowes harrowes plow timber harrowe geare …trees and geares      
for horses xvi    
Itm corne sowen v    
Itm Compas and mannor iiii x  
Itm sheepe cribb & pullin stone troughes hives of bees and grindlestone ii    
Itm one weane bodie yoakes teams fire irons two loads of plaster and other      
things praised with them ii    
Itm five quarters of mault x vi viii
Itm one axe and one pickaxe and things unseen and forgotten        v  
                                                                                                               Sum tot cclvi iii  

Probate 7 April 1665