Lamin Thomas 1718 of Harby will and inventory

Thomas Lamin of Harby 1718 Will and Inventory

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives, Leicestershire Wills and Probate Records 1718

In the name of God Amen I Thomas Laming of Harby in the County of Leicester Yeom being of sound and perfect health mind & memory (Praised be God therefore) but considering the frailty of humane nature & the uncertainty of death & being desirous to settle things in order to Prevent as much as in me lyes all Disputes that may arise touching the distribution of my Estate Doe make and ordaine this to be my last Will and Testament in manner following that is to say

First I bequeath my Soul into the hands of Almighty God hopeing through the meritts of my Saviour and Redeemer Jesus Christ to have Remission of my Sins And my body to the Earth to be decently interred att the discretion of my Executor hereafter named

And as for that worldly Estate which it hath pleased God in his mercy to bestow upon me (after my Debts & Funerall expenses paid and discharged) I give and dispose thereof as followeth viz

Imprimis I give and bequeath unto my well beloved Cozen Thomas Laming Son of my Nephew Thomas Laming of Saxondale in the Parish of Shelford in the County of Nottingham All that my Messuage Farme or Tenement with the appurtenances & the land thereunto belonging scituate lyeing and being in Harby aforesaid now in my tenure or occupation to hold to him & his heires for ever from & after my decease & the decease of my loveing wife Bridgett Lamming & the decease of the longer liver of us he the said Thomas Laming the Son & his heires paying yearly & every year after my decease unto the Churchwardens & Overseers of the poor of the Parish of Harby aforesaid the sume of five shillings to be distributed amongst the poor of the said Parish by the said Churchwardens & Overseers for the time being upon St Thomas day for ever

Item I give & bequeath unto my said Cozen Thomas Laming the leaden Cistern & all other Implements and Utensills whatsoever belonging to my Malting Office and alsoe the Dresser board and Cupboard in the house where I now dwell & three such Beds in the said house as my said Cozen Thomas Laming shall chuse

Item I give & bequeath unto my Nephew John Laming & his heires for ever All that my Cottage or Tenement with the appurtenances in Harby aforesaid now in the possession of William Hand

Item I give & bequeath unto my Kinswoman Mary Jervis the sume of five pounds of lawfull money of Great Britaine to be paid unto her by my Executors hereafter named within one year after my decease

Item I give & bequeath unto William Laming and Fortune Laming Son and Daughter of my said Nephew Thomas Laming twenty pounds apeice of good and lawfull money of Great Britaine to be paid unto each of them by my Executors hereafter named within twelve Moneths after my decease

All the rest and residue of my Goods Chattels and personall Estate (after my Debts Legacyes & Funerall Expences paid and discharged) I give and bequeath unto my said loving wife Bridgett Laming and my said Nephew Thomas Laming whom I make constitute & appoint joynt Executors of this my last Will and Testament hereby revokeing & making void all former & other Wills by me att any time heretofore made

In witness whereof I have hereunto sett my hand & Seale the seventeenth day of June in the third year of the raigne of our Soveraigne Lord George by the grace of God of Great Britaine France & Ireland King Defender of the Faith & Anno Dni 1717

                                                                                                         Thomas Laming his marke

Signed sealed published & declared by the Testator to be his last Will & Testament in the presence of us who immediately after signed the same as Witnesses in his presence

Geo: Raynor

Ja: Broughton

A true and perfect Inventory of all the Goods Cattle and Chattle of Tho: Lamine of Harby Deced the Twelfth Day of March In the year of our Lord 1718 and appraised by us whose Names are underwritten

  £ s d
Impris His purse and Apparell 08 00 00
The fire Iron & frogs Rackin & Hookes fire shovel & Tongs and all other      
Materialls in the Chimney 00 06 08
Six Chaires and a Wanded Chair 3 Joynt Stooles a Chaire Table & the Watch      
& other Small matters in the House 00 18 00
In the Parlor Six Blanketts a flock bed a bolster two pillowes 4 Cushions Two      
Sheets 01 01 00
Three Chests Two Boxes a Stand 00 16 00
Nineteen Sheetes five Napkins a Table Cloth 4 pillow Drawers 01 00 00
Five pewter Dishes two Tankards a possett pott two Dozen & half of Spoones      
& Warming pan 00 18 00
In the Dairy Twelve Barrells Twenty Two panchions and other Matters 03 00 00
In the House Chamber the Bacon & two Wheeles & a Reele the Leaven Cimdell      
a Green Hilling a bolster 01 07 00
In the Little Chamber 4 Sheetes 6 blanketts two bolsters 00 15 00
In the Chamber over the parlor Twenty Cheeses 00 12 00
A Flaskett 7 piggins Two Dishes two Cups 00 01 00
Three Boxes 00 01 00
Temes and Sharges 00 02 00
Two Chaires 00 01 06
Six … a Churne a little Soo 00 06 00
Eight Ches fats a Mornd 2 Leather bottles 00 04 00
Seame and Grease 00 02 00
Picknell Ware & Glass bottles 00 01 00
Thrawles and boards 00 04 00
A panill and Wheele 00 02 00
Four pans & a pot pan and the Copper 02 05 00
Five Tubs 00 10 00
Quick Goods Six Mares in the Great Stable 25 00 00
The old Trip Mare One Colt two Filleys one Fole 20 00 00
Ewes & Lamb forty Couples 18 00 00
Barren Sheep forty One 14 00 00
A Sow and Seven piggs a Gilt and Porkett 3 05 00
Eight Cowes In-Calved and Milch 19 00 00
Four two year Old Heiffers 05 00 00
Five Yearling Calves 03 00 00
Four Rearing Calves at Stake 01 00 00
The Barley Twenty four Acres apprised at 1l 5s the Acre 30 00 00
Field Clods Twelve Quarter of Seed Barley at 15s the Quarter 09 00 00
Nineteen Acres of Pease Ground apprised at 5s the Acre 04 15 00
Nine Quarter & 4 Strike of Seed Pease at 17s the Quarter 08 01 06
One Wagon two Cartes and the … apprised at 11 00 00
All the Hay apprised at 05 00 00
Straw apprised at 00 16 00
Collers and Geares and Cart Saddles and plow pads and all other Materialls to      
draw the Horses in 03 07 00
Two pads and Stirrups 00 02 00
Barley & pease upon Hovells unthrasht 10 Quarter by Estimation 08 00 00
Three plowes & Harrowes & all other Tackle belonging 01 05 00
Fence Trayes Bease Cribbs and other offall Wood 01 00 00
Twenty Six fould fleakes 00 13 00
All the Ladders 00 05 00
The Props and Overlyers belonging to four Hovells 01 00 00
All the Coles apprised at 01 00 00
All the Manure In the yard 01 10 00
A Leaden Swilling Tub apprised 00 10 00
A Quarter of Wheate In the Chamber 01 00 00
Ten fence Trayes In the Roe Close & field & five Sheep Cribbs 00 16 08
Sixty Quarter of Mault at One pound per Quarter 60 00 00
Mault oweing for in the Booke 29 10 06
Things unseen and forgotten 00 05 00
  307 14 10

Apprised by us the 17th day of March

Tho: Kirkell

Jno Goodson

Ralph Whittle

Giles Waterhouse

Wm King

Probate 16 March 1718