Mayfield Robert 1667 of Goadby Marwood Will

Robert Mayfield of Goadby Marwood 1667 Will and Inventory

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives, Leicestershire Wills and Probate Records 1667

In the name of God Amen I Robert Mafield of Goadbye Marwood in the County of Leic being weake in body, but of good & perfect memory doe make my last Will & testament in manner & forme following

First I bequeath my soule to almighty God hoping to bee saved by the merits of Christ my Savior & my Body to the earth to be buryed in the Church yard of Goadby aforesaid

Item I give to my Brother Edward Solvin and his wife of Bourn= Broughton in the County of Lincoln twenty pounds

Item I give to my Brother Mafields children of Goadby Marwood to be imployed for their use twelve pounds

Item I give to my Cosin James Mafield of Cambridge five pounds

Item to my Cosen Sarah Mafield of Melton fifty Shillings

Item I give to my Cosen Mary Mafield of Melton fifty Shillings

Item I give to my Sister in Law Sarah Mafield of Melton fifty Shillings

Item I give all the rest of my goods and chattells whatsoever (my debts & Legacies being payd) to my brother Edward Solvin of Bourn=Broughton & my Brother Mafield Cloxton Mafield of Goadbye whom I make my Executors of this my last will & testament revoking all former wills & tastaments whatsoever

In witnes whereunto I have sett to my hand & seale the two & twentyeth day of August 1667

                                                                                                                Robert Mafield his marke

Signed, sealed, & published in the presence of us

John Richardson

Geo: Stokes

John Kitchin

Probate Leicester 3 October 1667


The right-hand side of this inventory is missing until about half way down

A true & perfect Inventory of [“the goods” missing] and Chattells of Robert Maf[missing] of Goadbye Marwood deceased [“taken” or similar missing] September 16th 1667 by us whose names are underwritten

Imprimis his purse and apparrell   
It in the Hall, a Table, 9 Stooles, 9 chaires [missing] & a gallowtree, a fire iron,   
a paire of tongues, a paire of bellows, a fire shovel, a frying pan, missing]   
shelves, and other implements   
It in the buttry, 4 pewter dishes, one bason, a [missing] pint, a pewter   
candlestick, 3 little sawsers, saltsellers, three brasse pans, 2 barrels, 3   
pippins, a cheese board, a cheesfat, & other implements   
It in the same parlour 2 coffers, one trunck, 25 yard of new hempen cloth,   
one paire of flaxen sheets, 3 paire of Hempen sheets, 4 pillow beares,   
one long table cloth, 2 napkins, 2 towells35 
It in the same parlour, 2 shelves, 1 …, 1 stool, a ladder, 2 sieves, one pair   
of scales, 2 sacks, 2 bags, 1 iron candlestick, 1 wire candlestick, 1 pewter   
chamberpot, 1 basket, 2 scuttles, 1 flasket, 1 dozen of trenchers0  
It in the chamber over the Hall, 3 strikes of malt, 1 strike of wheat & rye060
It in the chamber over the parlour 25 tod of wool, 1 halfe headed bedstead,   
a cutting knife & a hay hooke2578
It in the nether House 18 long boards, 12 short ones, a churn, a salting Tub,   
a pail, 3 forks, 1 rake, 2 hundred of coales, & some old wood0196
It in the yeard, one oat Hovel, 2 beasts cribs, one pig, a horse & a mare, one   
It 35 fallow sheep in Saxby & Wickham field1000
It in Mr Sherwins ground 60 sheep, 10 cowes & a calfe, 3 Hay stacks8000
It debts the greatest part being desperate  1311
Suma totalis1591401

Richard Noble

John Kitchin