Lee William 1635 of Stathern will and inventory

William Lee of Stathern 1635 Will and Inventory

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives PR/T/1635/5

In the name of god Amen The last daie of Januarie in the yeere of our Lord god one thousand five hundred thirtie and foure

I William Lee of Stathorne in the Countie of Leicester Carpenter weake in bodie but of good and perfect memorie (thankes bee to Almightie god therefore) doe make & ordaine this my last will and testament in manner and forme following

Imprimis I give and bequeathe my soule into the hands of Almightie god my Creator trusting to be saved onely by the merritts of Christ Jesus and my Bodie to bee buried in the Church yeard of Stathorn aforesaide

Item I give and bequeathe unto my sone John Lee tenne shillings of currant English money to bee payde unto him within halfe a yeare after my decease in full satisfaction of his Childs portion

Item I give and bequeathe unto my Sister in law & her three children Dwelling at Grantham everie one of them twelve pence

Item I give and bequeathe unto my grandchild William Lee twentie shillings to bee paide unto him when hee cometh out of his apprentishipp

Item I give and bequeathe unto my grandchild Margerie Lee the lest Chest that was my …

Item I give & bequeathe unto Margerie & Tryphena Lee my grandchildren one stocke of bees between them

Item I give and bequeathe unto my grandchild Jane Lee one ewe hogge

Item I give and bequeathe unto my sonne Roger Lee my house & Land in Stathorne with all the appurteancnes thereunto belonging & to his heires for ever

Item all the rest of my goods not bequeathed nor … (my debts Legacies & funeral expences discharged & paide) I give unto my sonne Roger Lee whome I doe make my sole executor of this my last will and testament

In witness whereof I have hereunto set my marke the daye and yeere first above written

                                                                                                         William Lee his marke

Witnesses heereof

James …

Daniell Hopkin his marke


A true and perfect Inventory taken the tenth day of Febuarie in the yeare of our Lord god 1634 [1634/5] of the goodes and Chattells of William Lee late of Statherne in the County of Leicester Carpenter deceased prised by Thomas Rowse and Daniell Hopkin of Statherne aforesayd as followeth

  £ s d
Imprimis his purse and apparel 1 0 0
Item one Cowe & a heifer 3 0 0
Item six sheepe 2 0 0
Item two Stockes of bees 0 14 0
Item one bedstead with the bedding 1 0 0
Item one Pott & one Panne 1 0 0
Item three … of pewter & a candlestick 0 3 0
Item one table frame & one forme 0 5 0
Item one Chayre & one Cushion 0 1 8
Item two Cheste 0 5 0
                                                                                                                 Sum total 9 8 8

Thomas Rowse

Daniell Hopkin his marke

Probate 2 April 1635