Marriott Robert 1721 of Chadwell Will

Robert Marriott of Chadwell 1721 Will and Inventory

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives, Leicestershire Wills and Probate Records 1721

In the name of god Amen the Third day of June 1721 I Robert Marratt of Caudwell in the County of Leicester yeoman being of perfect memory & Remembrance praised be god and calling to mind the uncertain Estate of this transitory Life and that all flesh must yield unto Death when it shall please god to call do make Constitute ordain and declare this my Last will and Testament in manner and form following Revoking & Annulling by these Presents all and Every Testament & Testaments will and wills heretofore by mee made and declared Either by word or writing and this is to be taken only for my Last will and Testament and no other

And first I bequeath my soul into the Hands of Allmighty god my maker hopeing that through the meritorious Death and pasion of Jesus Christ my only Saviour and Redeemer to Receive free pardon for all my sins and for my body to be Buried in Christian Burial in hopes of assured Resurection and to Inheritt the kingdom of heaven prepared for his Elect and Chosen when it Shall please god to Release my body from these present paines

And first I give unto my son William the sum of Twenty pounds

Itam I give to my son Joseph the sum of Thirty pounds

Itam I give to my son Mathew the house and Nether parler with the Chambers above them as also the Nether part of the homsted Next unto them

Item I give unto my son John the Kitching with all the Buildings above the Entry as also that part of the homsted above them

And Likwise that the said sons John and Mathew after my Death do divide the Rest of the Land to the Pasture Close and pingle Equally between them

Item I give unto my wife Margery the housall goods for her Life and then to despose of them amongst the Three youngest Brethern and while she Liveth to have a peaceble being in the house Whom I make my Excetor with Mathew my youngest son to pay all Legacies only John my son to pay William his Twenty pounds

In wittnes whereof I have set my hand & Seal June the 3d 1721

                                                                                                                Robertt Marrott his mark


Lawrance Marratt his mark

Jos. Steel

Margerie Marriott executrix sworn 23 October 1721

July the 13: 1721

An Inmatary then made of the Goods of Roberd Mariat of Chadwell lately deseased

Purs and aparill011000
Goods in the house010000
Goods in the parler010100
Chamber over the parler021500
Chamber over the house000206
In the deary001500
Brew house000900
3 Coues081000
2 yerlings heafers020200
13 Sheep010000
2 Swine010000
The Crop in the feild100000
Goods seen & un seen010000

A Prased By us

William Hackett

Jno Watchorn

Jos. Steel