Mason William 1734 of Eastwell will and inventory

William Mason of Eastwell 1734 Will and Inventory

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives, Leicestershire Wills and Probate Records 1734

In the Name of God Amen I William Mason of Eastwell in the County of Leicester farmer being Sick and weak of body but of a sound and perfect Memory Do Make this My Last Will and testament

First I commend My Soul into the hands of almighty God and My Body to the Earth to be Decently Buried According to the Discresion of my Executors

Imprimis I Give and Bequeath to Alice my Loving Wife those two Heifers I Lately bought of John Jackson, as also all those houshould Goods she brought with her when I Married her

Item I Give to Sarah me Eldest Daughter one Shilling

Also I Give to my Two Daughters Ann and Catherine the Sum of five pounds of Lawfull Money to be Equally Divided between them and to be paid by my Executors that is fifty shillings to be paid My Daughter Ann at her age of twenty two years and fifty shillings to be paid My Daughter Catherine at her age of twenty one years

Also I Give my Daughter Ann that Long table that Tester Bed & Great Chest and warming pan and the severall small things that was her one Mothers

All the Rest & Residue of my Goods Chattels and personal Estate whatsoever I Give and Bequeath to my two Sons William and Thomas and I make and ordain them William Mason & Thomas Mason Sole Executors of this my Last Will and Testament

In Wittness whereof I the said William Mason hath to this my Last Will and testament set my hand and Seal this twenty third Day of October 1733

                                                                                                         William Mason his marke

Signed Sealed & Delivered by the Said Willm Mason as and for his Last Will and Testament in the presence of us

Tho Hourd

William Porter

Mary Lee her marke

Wm Mason & Thomas Mason the within named Extors were Sworn the 29th Aprill 1734

                                                                                                         Before us Geo: Newell

An Inventory of all the goods Chattels & Credits of William Mason late of Eastwell in the County of Leicester farmer deceased taken & appraised the 29 of Octr 1733 by us whose Names are under written

  £ s d
Imprimis Purs & Apparrill 0 5 0
Item in the house 2 tables 6 Chairs fire irons & fournitur 0 10 0
Item in the parlor a bed & fournitur tables Chest 2 pewter dishes 1 1 0
Item in the brewhouse a Copper 2 brass panes pott 2 tubs kettle 1 0 6
Item in the Cellor 5 barrells Ale & Milk bowls 1 2 6
Item in the Chambers 2 beds 1 Chest 1 box a warming pan 0 17 6
Item in the barn & stak yard pease & Oats 14 5 0
Item in the Stables harness for 3 horses & a Cart 1 0 0
Item in the feild 3 horses 6 0 0
Item four old Cows 2 young ones 8 0 0
Item 4 stock heffers a lettel bull 2 Calves 6 0 0
Item 26 Ewes 24 lames 14 15 0
Item unseen & forgot 0 5 6
  55 2 0

Appraised by us

Tho Hourd

Wm Farmer

Robert Cranes