Mann George 1731 of Hickling will and inventory

George Mann of Hickling 1731 Will, Inventory and Bond

Nottinghamshire Archives PR/NW

In the Name of God Amen The Eleventh Day of November in the Year of our Lord 1730 I George Mann of Hickling in the County of Nottingham Yeoman being very sick & weak in Body but of perfect Mind & Memory praise be given to Almighty God therefore do make constitute & ordain this my last Will & Testament in manner & form following

First & principally I recommend my Soul into the Hands of Almighty God that gave it & for my Body I do commend it to the Earth to be buryed in a Xian like manner at the Discretion of my Executrix hereafter named and as touching such worldly Estate wherewith it hath pleased God to bless me in this Life I give & dispose of the same in the following Manner

Imprimis I Will that my Debts & Funeral Expenses be payd & discharged

Item I give unto my Son George Mann half the House & half the Homestead together with One Oxgang of Land to be enter’d upon when He shall arrive at the age of one and twenty & not before

Item I give unto my Son Thomas Mann the other half of the House & Homestead immediately to enter upon it at my decease

Item I Will that my Son George Mann pay unto my wife Mary Mann the Sum of twenty pounds Ten years after my decease But if She should not so long live then I will that he pay the said twenty pounds to her Children which should then be alive

Item I give to my Son George Mann that Bed which stands in the big parlour with all its appurtenances

Item I give & bequeath to Mary my dearly beloved Wife whom I likewise make & ordain my only & sole Executrix all my Household Goods & Moveables whatsoever, excepting only the aforesd Bed in the Parlour And I do hereby wholly disallow, revoke & disannull all & every other former Wills & Testaments by me in any ways before this time ordained or made

Ratifying & Confirming this & no other to be my last Will and Testament

In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my Hand & Seal the Day & Year abovewritten

George Man

Sign’d Seald published & Declared in the presence of Us the Subscribers viz

Wriggan Webster

George Marriot

George Parr

A true & perfect Inventory of all the Goods Chattles & Cattle belonging to George Mann of Pudding Lane in Hickling as it was Appraised by us whose names are hereunto subscribed on Friday the 27th day of Novbr 1730

  £ s d
Imprs Purse & Apparell 1 1 0
The fireside one fire iron & frogs raking &c 0 10 6
In the house one Table Land Settle six Chairs 0 10 6
A Clock 1 1 0
In the Midle Parlour, 2 beds, 2 Chairs one Chest of Drawers 1 9 6
In the Big Parlour 2 Chairs one Chest of Drawers & Cloath’s Press 1 0 0
In the Kitchen one copper 4 tubs 2 pales a Dresser 2 3 4
In the Deary 2 barrels some pots & Panchins 0 9 6
In the far Chamber 2 bedsteads, 1 Chest, Six strike of Wheat & 2 Chairs 4 1 9
Brass & Pewter 2 1 10
Corn & Hay 5 7 6
3 Piggs 0 18 0
2 Cowes & 2 Calves 5 2 6
6 Sheep 1 9 0
Clotts upon the Ground 2 0 0
Coals & Cheese 0 19 6
Pullen & Things Seen & Unseen 0 3 6
                                                                                                            Tot. 30 15 9

John Mann

Paul Hardy

Bond, bounden Mary Man widow of Hickling, Thomas Hardy yeoman of Hickling and Richard Baggaly yeoman of Hickling, £60, 6 May 1731, condition bounden Mary Man executrix to execute will and produce inventory.

                                                                                                                                       Mary Man

                                                                                                                                       Thomas Hardy

                                                                                                                                       Richard Baguley