Marriott Henry 1673 of Long Clawson will and inventory

Henry Marriott of Long Clawson 1673 Will and Inventory

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives PR/T/1673/18

February the 3d 1672

In the name of God Amen I Henry Marriott of Claxton als Long Clawson in the county of Leicester Yeoman do ordain and make this my last Will and Testament in manner and forme following

First I bequeath my Soul into the hands of Almighty God my creator hoping and sorely assuring my Self that through the Lords mercy and the All Sufficient merits of Jesus Christ my only Saviour and Redeemer to be partaker of life Everlasting And for my body I bequeath to the Earth from when it was taken to be buried in Christian buriall in the Churchyard of Claxton according to the Discretion of my Executrix

And for my worldly Goods which it hath pleased God to bestow upon me I do dispose of them in manner and form following

First I give and bequeath unto my eldest daughter Alice Marriott thirty pounds to be paid at the age of one and twenty or at the time of her marriage.

Item I give and bequeath unto my Second daughter Margaret thirty pounds to be paid at the age of one and twenty or at the time of her marriage

Item I give and bequeath unto my third Daughter Anne thirty pounds to be paid at the age of one and twenty or at the time of her marriage

Item I give and bequeath unto my fourth daughter Elizabeth thirty pounds to be paid at the age of one and twenty or at the time of her marriage Hoping and desireing that they wold take their mothers advice in there choyce if she be living and if it should please God that any of my daughters dye before they come to the age one and twenty or before they marry then the portion or portions to be equally divided amongst the residue of my daughters or if it should please God that three of my daughters die before the times determined aforesaid that their portions then be paid to my surviving daughter at the time or times above said

Item I give unto my Loving son Henry Marriott and to his heirs after him all my estate of house and Land lying and being in The east and West end of Claxton alias Long Clawson aforesaid enjoyning him to pay unto my daughters the sume of twenty pounds of Lawfull Money of England at the time and times above nominated or to the survivour or survivours of them besides the above bequeathed Legacies

Item I make my Loving wife Elizabeth Marriott the Sole executrix of this my last Will and Testament and I commit the whol management of my estate to her during my childrens minority desireing her to augment their portions to her power during the minority and to pay the said portions at the time and times above mentioned, and I desire her further that she would pay all my debts if any bee and my funerall expences

I make this my last will and Testament revoking all other wills whatsoever

In Witness whereof I put to my hand and Seal the day and year above written

Memorand: that the interline words (and to his heirs after him all) and (Marriott) was expressed before the Sealing hereof

                                                                                                         The mark and seal of Henry Marriott

Read Published sealed and Delivered in the presence of

Robb Kirkby

John Reay


A true and perfect Inventory of all the Goods and Chattells of Henry Marriott Husbandman deceased the fourth day of February Anno Dom 1672 Prized the thirteenth day of the Same month

  £ s d
Imprimis his purse and apparel 21 0 0
In the House two tables a form and two chairs 1 0 0
Item a cubbard 0 12 0
Item cushins 0 10 0
Item two coverlids a carpet & forme cloth and curtains 4 8 0
Item Pewter and brass 3 19 6
Item In the parlour a table and three stools 0 10 0
Item A press and a chair 0 8 0
Item A trunk and a warming pan 0 4 0
Item for bedding of one of the bedsteds 0 15 0
Item beding on the other bedsted and curtains 0 19 0
Item three pillows and a blanket and other things 0 14 0
Item In the fore chamber fruit wheat and cheese 0 16 0
Item flax a small fetherbed and other things 0 18 0
Item pease and barley in the chambers 8 0 0
Item in the chamber over the house two bedsteds a weel and a coffer 0 6 0
Item bed cloths course hempon and yarn 2 7 4
Item bed cloths more 0 5 2
Item new cloth napkins a table cloth & hanging sheets and vallance 1 10 4
Item sheets a table cloth and napkins more 2 6 9
Item In the house bacon 1 0 0
Item berills and cheesfatts earthen ware and tubbs 1 5 6
Item cheespress and churn 0 8 8
Item in the kitchin coals 0 16 0
Item fire irons and hooks & rackins & smoothing irons 0 10 0
Item sheep about 40 8 0 0
Item in the stable four mares and a fole 20 0 0
Item in the stable geers and plow timber 1 10 0
Item in the yard plaster 0 5 0
Item in the cow house six cows four heffers and two calves 18 10 0
Item four pigs 1 6 8
Item in the barn Barley wheat and hay 7 0 0
Item pease in the straw & straw sacks a strike & fan 1 16 0
Item carts and harrows and plows and manner 4 15 0
Item corn on the ground 4 0 0
Item things unseen and forgott 0 10 0
                                                                                                     Sum: tot: 124 6 11

Rob: Wright

Thomas Mitchell

Probate 9 May 1673