Kitchin Valentine 1723 of Goadby Marwood Will

Valentine Kitchin of Goadby Marwood 1723 Will and Inventory

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives, Leicestershire Wills and Probate Records 1723

In the name of God Amen November the 20th 1722 According to the Computation of the Church of England I Valentine Kitchin of Goadby Marwood in the County of Leicester being of perfect memory and remembrance praised be God do make and ordaine this my Last Will and Testament in manner and form following viss

First I bequeath my Soul into the hands of Almity God my maker hoping that through the meritorious death and passion of Jesus Christ my only saviour and redeemer to receive free pardon and forgiveness of all my sins and as for my Body to be Buried in Chrisstian Buriall

Itm I Give unto my wife and my daughter Agneese all my Goods and Chattles for their lives and after theire decease unto my Granchildren the sons and daughters of Will Kitchin my son deceased equily to be divided Amongst them by the decretion of two honest neighbours and John Kitchin my Granson which I make Trustee hoping he will looke that Justiss be don on all sides

Memorandam itt is my will and pleasure that my granchildren James Linnee and Elizebeth Linnee shall have part with the rest of my granchildren

Also itt is my will to give my son Will Linnee one Shilling to be pade within ten days After my desease

Also it is my will that my daughter Agneesse shall have what shee [one word partly lost in fold]

Also it is my will that which soever departeth this world first it is my will that shee shall not dispose of any thing but leave All unto the surviveer

Also it is my will and pleasure that when the surviveer departeth this world that shee shall not Give or dispose of any thing with a dissine to hinder the surviveers my granchildren so it is my will and pleasure that my grandchildren shall injoy what is left

Witness my hand and seale

Memorandam it is my will and pleasure that An Mikalls shall have as good A part as may of the rest for the good service and hir duty to mee and my wife

So I make Will Kitchin and John Kitchin Trusteese

So I make this my last will and Testament revoking all others

                                                                                                                Val: Kitchin

Sealed and delivered in the presents of

Fr Peck

John Fooller

An Inventory of the Goods & Chattles of Valentine Kitchin Deced

Four Beasts in twenty Acres6100
One Mare0150
Five Ewes in the Pasture2100
Four Lamb Hoggs1120
Two Piggs0180
In the House three Tables 5 Sheets 6 Chairs1050
In the Chimney a Fire Iron with other Necessaries0050
Five Pewter Dishes 6 Plates one Dozen of Trenchers0126
In the Kitchin One Copper 4 Pans1150
Four Tubbs 8 pales with other odd things1010
In the Dairy Five Barrells some shelves with other necessaries0150
In the Parlor one Bed with Furniture126
Two Chests one Table Six Chairs070
In the Parlor Chamber One bed with Furniture one Table one Chest &c150
In the House Chamber two beds with Furniture 2 Cheests126
Two Bacon Flitches100
Purse & Apparrell100
Things unseen and forgotten  026

Praised by           ( William Whalley

                                ( Thomas Coates

Bond, bound Mary Kitchin widow of Goadby and Thomas Hackett farmer of Wycomb 10 March 1723, condition bound Mary Kitchen administrator of Valentine Kitchen late of Goadby to produce inventory and administer estate.

                                                                                                                Signum Maria Kitchin