Hawtoft John 1612 of Harby will and inventory

John Hawtoft of Harby 1612 Will and Inventory

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives PR/I/235

In the name of god Amen I John Hawtoft of Harbye in the Countye of Leicester laborer sicke in body but whole in mynd and of perfect and sound memorye praysed be god for the same do ordayne and make this my last will and testament in manner and forme following

First I bequeath my Soule to almighty god my maker saviour and redemer and my bodye to be buried in the churchyard of Harby aforesayd and my goods as followeth

Impris I give to my Sonne William Hawtoft xxs of lawfull money of England

Ite to my Sonne Richard iiil and ten shillings a peece to his two children

Ite to my two god children iiiid a peece

Ite to the poore of the town iis vid to be divided as James Hubbard and Thomas Hitchcocke shall soe cause

All the rest of my goods moveable and immoveable my debts legacies and funerall expences discharged I give and bequeath to Dorythye my wife whome I make and ordeyne sole executrix of this my last will and testament

Moreover I will that if William my Sonne do dye before his legacie be payd that then it returne unto Richard my Sonne and if he shall dye then to his children

Lastly I make James Hubbard and Thomas Hitchcocke Supervisors of this my last will and Testament and give to each of them vid

In wittnesse whereof I set too my hand this xxiiiith of September In the yeare of the reigne of our Soveraigne lord kinge James by the grace of god of Ingland and France and Irland kinge defender of the faith etc the tenth and of Scotland the xlvith Anno Domi 1612

                                                                                                         John Hawtoft his marke

Witnesses hereof

John White …ler/ter

James Hubard

Jhon Braddell

William Blanckley his marke


A trewe inventory of all the goods Chattles and Cattles of John Hawtoft of Harbye moveable and unmoveable deceased the xviith of November last past Ano 1612 praysed by them whose names are underwritten

Imprimis his purse and Appell   xxs  
Ite all the brase and puter   xxxiiis iiiid
Ite in the house an olde Cobard a table two formes and other implements      
a frying pane the fireirne pothoos   xxs  
Ite i … and ii kitts   vs  
Item i beadstead with the furniture therto   xiiis iiiid
Ite iii paire of sheets   xxs  
Ite v pillowbeares i Towell & i napkine   viiis  
Ite iii coshings   iiis  
Ite halfe a stone of malt   vs  
Ite v yeards of wollon clothe   xs  
Ite i ode sheet   iis vid
Ite thre ould Chists   vis  
Ite i loade of Cooles   xs  
Ite I the Chamber ii … xi Cheeses with other smale things   xiiis iiiid
Ite about i quarter of barly   xxs  
Ite three loads of haye & i load of pease x li    
Ite ii kyne and ii sheepe iiii li    
Ite i hovel and … pales   xxs  
Ite ii hives of bees   xiiis iiiid
Ite ii leathers … other implements in the yarde   xiiis iiiid
Ite in the spence i churne ii panshings & other implements   iiiis  
Item i stone of Hempe   iiis iiiid
Ite the paynted Clothes   iis  
Ite ii … i … & a payre of fetters     xiiiid
Ite iii … & a … Clothe   vis viiid
                                                                                  Suma xviii li xiiis iiiid


James Hubard

Mathew Markham

John Crome his marke

Probate 6 January 1612/3