Marriott Robert 1727 of Long Clawson will and inventory

Robert Marriott of Long Clawson 1727 Will and Inventory

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives, Leicestershire Wills and Probate Records 1727

In the Name of God Amen I Robert Marriott of Claxton als Long Clawson in the County of Leic Shepherd being in health of body and of sound mind and Understanding praised be Almighty God for the Same but Considering the Uncertainty of life and the certainty of death do make and ordain this my last Will and Testament in manner and form following (that is to say)

Imprimis I resign my Soul into the hands of Almighty God my Creator and my body I committ to the earth to be decently buried at the discretion of my executrix herein after named and as for my temporal estate which it hath pleased God to bestow upon me I give and bequeath the Same as follows (Viz)

I give devise and bequeath Unto my Son Robert Marriott and his heires All that my messuage or tenement with their and every of the appurtenances Situate and being in Claxton aforesaid And also all those my three odd Lands Situate and lying within the Several fields of Hose in the County of Leic now in the possession of me the Said Robert Marriott Subject nevertheless to the payment of the Sum of Five pounds which I hereby give Unto my daughter Mary to be paid to her within twelve months after my decease And I do hereby Charge my aforesaid Messuage or tenement and three Lands with the payment of the said sum of five pounds So given Unto my Said daughter Mary as aforesaid

Item I give and bequeath Unto my daughter Elizabeth Marriott all my Lands tenements and hereditaments whatsoever Situate and being in Clawson aforesaid which I lately purchased to me and my heirs of and from one Thomas Wright To Hold to her her heires and assignes for ever

Item I give and bequeath Unto my Son John Marriot & daughter Amy Marriott one shilling apiece

Item all the rest of my Goods Cattle Chattles and personal estate whatsoever my debts Legacies and funeral expences being first thereout paid and discharged I give and bequeath Unto my said daughter Elizabeth Marriott whom I hereby make full and Sole executrix of this my last Will and testament hereby revoking all former Wills by me made declaring this to be my last Will and testament

In Witness whereof I the said Robert Marriott have hereunto Set my hand and Seale this eighteenth day of October Anno dni 1726

                                                                                                         Robert Marriott

Signed Sealed published and declared by the said Robert Marriott the Testator for and his last Will and testament in the presence of us who have Subscribed our names as Witnesses in his [sic] presence of us

Signum Zach: Bruster

Signum George Bruster

Anth Wadd

A True and Perfect Inventory of all the Goods Cattle and Chattles of Robert Marriott of Long Clawson Shepherd Deceased January the 23d 1727 And praised the 28th of the Same Instant by us whose Names are Subscribed under

  £ s d
Imprimis Purse and Apparel 02 05 00
For Goods in the House 00 08 00
For Brass and Pewter 01 18 00
For things in the Parlour 03 06 00
For things in the Dairy 00 04 00
For things in the Chamber over the House and Parlour 02 05 00
A Gilt 00 12 06
Four Cows 11 15 00
Two two year Olds and two yearlings 04 07 06
For Six Ewes and five Lambs 01 02 00
For Hey and Pease 02 15 00
For Bees 00 17 06
For the Clotts and Pease Ground 01 01 06
For things unseen and forgott 00 05 06
  33 02 06

John Moore

Thomas Burroughs

Probate 7 February 1727