Hawley Richard 1706 of Long Clawson will and inventory

Richard Hawley of Long Clawson 1706 Will and Inventory

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives PR/T/1706/33

In the Name of God Amen this Twenty third day of March in the fifth yeare of the Reign of Queene Anne Annoq Dni 1705 [1705/6]

I Richard Hawley of Claxton the younger in the County of Leicester Gentleman being something indisposed of Body but of sound mind and memory praised be Almighty God for it and all other his Mercies Doe Make this My Last Will and Testament in manner following that is to say

First I Commend my soule to God Almighty that Gave itt hopeing through the Death and passion of my blessed Saviour to Obtaine free pardon of my Sinns My Body to be buried at my Executors Discretion hereafter named And I Doe hereby Revoke all former and other Wills by me heretofore made

Impris I Give to my Eldest Son Richard Hawley All My Books Except my Debts Book

Item I Give unto him and his heirs forever All my part and share of the West windmill with the Appurtts

Item My Mind and Will is that my son Richard shall goe to be Clerk with Mr Thomas Bradshawe of New Inne in the parrish of St Clement Danes As soone as hee is Capable of it And Doe appoint the said Mr Bradshawe and my Loveing Brother Edward Wright of Haverholme in the County of Lincolne gent Guardians for my said son untill hee comes to the age of One and twenty Yeares

Item I give to my Loveing wife Elizabeth All the goods in the New Chamber to be att her own Disposall and I Doe Give her foure pewter Dishes One Dozen of Plates two Large Brass Panns One Brass pott as shee shall Choose the said Pewter and Brass

Item I Give to the said Thomas Bradshawe & Edward Wright and their heirs All that Cottage or tenemt wherein I now Live with the Appurtts and that halfe Oxgang of Land I purchased of My Brother John and that Close of pasture Called Parkes Close lying & being in the Westend of Claxton aforesd and for them or their heires to sell sett Lett or Dispose thereof for the payment of my Just Debts and the overplus of the same and of my personall Estate if any bee I Give to my foure youngest Children Share and share alike

And Lastly I Give to the said Thomas Bradshawe & Edward Wright & my Loveing wife All my personall Estate of what Kind or nature soever whome I make Extors of this my Last Will

In Witnes whereof I have hereto sett my hand and seale the day and yeare above written

                                                                                                         Rich Hawley

Signed Sealed published and declared by the said Richard Hawley as his Last will in the presence of

John Ward

The mark of Joseph Mey

The mark of Ann Ward

The Mark of Sarah Hough


May 11th 1706

A true & perfect Inventory of all the Goods Cattell and Chattells of Richard Hawley of Claxton in the County of Leicester deced taken and prized by us whose names are hereto fixed

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Impris his purse & apparrell 2 0 0
In the house Two fire Irons frogs grates hooks five Brasse Candle sticks and one      
hanger or similar with other Implements in the Chimney 2 10 0
Seven Chairs & Two Little Tables one stoole 0 12 0
A dozen of plates fourteene pewter dishes one pint Two pottagers one      
Chamber pot Two Candlesticks one Tankard two Brasse morters & warming pan 3 5 0
The Clock & Case & dresser & pewter shelves 2 5 0
Bacon & … with other Lumber in the house 0 10 0
In the Little parlour one Bedd & bedding & hangings 2 15 0
Three Table Cloaths eight Napkins 0 8 0
One presse five Chairs Two Coffers Three Boxes 1 2 0
In the New parlour one ovell Table one Little Table seven flagon Chaires one      
Twigen Chaire Six Lethern Chairs 2 10 0
One Bedd & hangings one fether bed & pillows 4 0 0
In the sellers Barrells & stands & thrells Tub & Kindell 1 6 0
In the Best Chamber six flagen Chairs six Cane Chairs 1 15 0
On side board Table Two stands a Chest of drawers & one Looking Glasse one      
Chest 0 10 0
One bed & beding with the Rugg 3 10 0
In the Little Chamber one bed & beding & a screene Two Chairs and other      
Lumber in that Roome 1 5 0
In the Chamber over the house Cheese shelves & Tressles an old Coffer & a box      
with other Lumber 0 12 0
Malt & Barley 0 10 0
In the Kitchin six Brasse pands Two potts & pair of bellows 2 15 0
One Copper & … fat Three Tubs & one Churne Two pales Leaven trough one      
Cheese presse one trencher Rack fire shovel and tongs with other Lumber in      
the sd Kitchin 3 10 0
One mare Bridles & sadles & pillion 4 10 0
Three Cows 5 0 0
Four Ews & five Lambs 1 0 0
Two piggs 0 15 0
Wheels & a Reel Two forms old barrells & other Lumber 0 16 0
Ladders 0 2 6
Swine Troves & manner in the yard 0 5 0
Coals 0 10 0
The Crop Growing upon the Ground 3 0 0
Books in the study 1 15 0
Things unseen and forgotten 0 2 6
                                                                                                                             Tot 58 16 0

Phillip Hawley

Henry Page

John Eite

Probate 8 July 1706