Mann Henry 1682 of Nether Broughton Will

Henry Mann of Nether Broughton 1682 Will and Inventory

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives PR/T/1682/16

In the Name of God Amen upon the twentieth day of January & in the yeare of our Lord 1681/2 I Henry Mann of Neather Broughton in the County of Leicester yeoman being sick & weake in body but of good & perfect remembrance praised be God do make and ordaine this my Last will & testament in manner & forme as followeth

First I give & bequeath my soule into the hands of Almighty God my maker & Redeemer in whom I trust to be saved And my body to be buried

Ipr: I give unto my sonne John Mann All that oxgange of land which I purchased of Richard Steele & the foure pastures which I purchased of Hugh Gill with the appurtenances thereunto belonging when hee shall accomplish the age of foure & twenty yeares, with this condition that he pay unto my son George Mann the sum of fiftie pounds when the said George shall come to the age of one & twenty yeares

Ite: I give unto my sonn George Mann all those three pastures (which I purchased of my brother Henry Browne) when the said George shall come to one & twenty yeares of age for himself & his heires for ever

Ite I give unto my sonne George the sum of fifty pounds when he shall come to one & twenty years

It I give unto the poore widows of Neather Broughton the sum of ten shillings

It I give unto Elizabeth my wife all my goods & Chattels unbequeathed she paying my debts Legacies & funeral Charges And I do hereby make her my sole executrix of this my last will & testament

                                                                                                                Henry Mann his sig

In wittnesse whereof I have hereunto put my hand & seale the day & yeare above written In the presence of

George Man

Nicholas Man

Henry Browne


A true Inventory of the Goods & Chattels of Henry Mann of Neather Broughton yeoman who died January the 21 in the yeare of our Lord 1681/2 as they were valued by George Browne & George Mann & Henry Orson The first day of February 1681

Imp: His purse & apparel2134
It: Two Tables & foure formes1160
It: five Chaires one Landsettle two buffett stooles0180
It: fire Iron Hookes & gallow tree & other Implement0050
It: one bed one Cubboard one Chest a box & coffer2080
It: one bed & one Coffer0060
It: Three bedsteads & two Chests1100
It: Cheese & Cheese boards & trestles5040
It: four Coverlids 8 blanketts & curtaines 1 dozen of Cushions4050
It: Six paire of sheets 3 Mattresses 4 pillows 4 boulsters & pillow bear3120
It: Two table Cloaths halfe a dozen napkins & linnin & Cloath1000
It: Two stone of hempe & some yearne0120
It: one peice of wollen cloath0180
It: Ten pewter dishes 3 flagons 6 poringers & other small pewter2080
It: Two great brass pans 2 little pans one pott2140
It: Barrels & tubbs & shelves & dishes & other lumber as wheeles2000
It: two flitches of Bacon & the coals & such like1000
It: foure mares one colt & one foale27000
It: Two carts a plough & implements for husbandry5100
It: eight kine 7 heifers 5 calves22000
It: five quarter of pease 3 quarter of barley one quarter of wheat9000
It: hay & the clods for barley & pease16000
It: sheepe & cribbs & fleakes12000
It: All things seen or unseene within doors or without  00020

George Browne his marke

George Man

Henry Orson

Exhibited 22 April 1682