Hickling Edward 1674 of Long Clawson will

Edward Hickling of Long Clawson 1674 Will

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives PR/T/1674/20

October 22th Anno Domini 1673

In the name of god Amen; I Edward Hickling of Claxton als Long Clawson in the County of Leicester yeoman being weake of body But of good & perfect memory praysed be god doe make & ordaine this to be my last will & testament in manner & forme following

Imprimis I give & bequeath my Soule to almighty god & my body to be buryed in the parish Church or Church yard of Claxton Aforesaid & as for my worldly goods I doe dispose of as followeth

Imprimis I give & bequeath unto my Sonne William Hicklinge one oxgan of land with the appurtenances which I purchased of Thomas Marriott to him & his heires for ever Upon this Condicon that He doe pay to his sister Mary Hickling forty pounds when he doth accomplish the age of one & Twenty yeares but if my Son William departe this life before he accomplish the age of one & Twenty yeares then I will & bequeath the foresaid oxgange of land to my Son Edward Hickling to him & his heires for ever Upon this Condicon that he pay forty pounds to my daughter Mary Hickling within the space of halfe a yeare after he enter upon the land

Item I will & bequeath all that parcel of land with Two free heay pastures & the appurtenances thereto belonging which I purchased of John More to my daughter Mary to hir and hir heires for ever but If it please god shee depart this life without issue of hir body I will & bequeath the Saide parcel of to my Son William to him & his heires for ever

Item I give & bequeath unto my Son Edward Hickling one shilling for his portion

Item I give & bequeath all the rest of my goods Cattell & Chattells whatsoever & wheresoever to my Son William & my daughter Mary to be equally divided between them two my debts & funerall Charges being first discharged but if Either of them doe depart this life before the accomplish the age of one & Twenty yeares my will is that the survivor of them two shall have all the others part

I doe appoint & ordaine my father in law Tho Fox & my Son William & my daughter Mary Executors of this my last will & Testament & I desire my loveing Freinds Thomas Hickling & Rich to be overseeours of this my last will & Testament in wittness wereof I have set to my hand & Seale the day & yeare first above written

                                                                                                         The marke of Edward Hickling

Read Sealed & delivered in the presence of us

Thomas Marriott Senior

Richard Leavers his marke


A true and perfect Inventory of all the Goods Cattell & Chattells of Edward Hickling of Long Clauson deceased valued prized and taken by Thomas Hickling Richard Hickling Robert Hickling and Thomas Garton the 30th day of Octob 1673

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Imprimis His Purse and apparel 1 10 6
It Ten horn bease 15 6 8
It four swine 2 2 0
It horses and horsflesh being ten in number 58 10 0
It thirty eight sheep 4 0 0
It Corn wheat barley pease oates & hay 33 6 8
It Carts & Cart geers plows & low gears & low timber harrows and other      
implements of husbandry 10 00 00
It hovill timber goss fence fleakes fold fleakes sheep cribbs Ladders and … wood 03 06 08
It Bees and hives and stones 01 10 00
It Swine troughtes sackes and bags and winnow cloathes scuttells & sives 00 11 08
It Coales forkes one shovel spade axes & one gavilock wimble & a paddle 03 00 06
It Peuter and brass and tinn 03 06 08
It In the hall Chairs & stooles Cushins & wheels reels & blades 00 13 04
It In the Deary Barrells and milk vessells & other small things 00 18 00
It In the Kitchin Brewing vessells a cheese press & other implements 01 08 04
It In the new parlour one bedstead one cubbard one chest one chair and one      
trundle bed 02 14 00
It One carpet cloth and furniture to one bed and one peece of white … 05 11 06
It Sheets table cloathes napkins pillow beers & one plasket 02 03 06
It One bedstead and beddng mault and other materialls in the kitchin Chamber 02 10 06
It Two beds and bedding one chest & linnen and wooll in the house chamber 04 04 08
It One Try butter cheese bacon plankes and pease 03 05 08
It Pullin and all other things forgotten and out of sight 00 06 08
                                                                                                                          Sum: tot: 160 07 01

Thomas Hickling

Richard Hicklinge

Robert Hickling

Tho: Garton

Bond, bound Thomas Fox yeoman of Long Clawson 30 April 1674, condition bound Thomas Fox one of the executors of Edward Hickling yeoman to educate and bring up William and Mary Hickling and provide them with sufficient meat, drink, lodging and apparel suitable for their estate during their minority and pay them their legacies when they come of age

                                                                                                         Signum Thoma: Fox

 Probate 30 April 1674