Mintin John 1716 of Harby will and inventory

John Mintin of Harby 1716 Will and Inventory

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives, Leicestershire Wills and Probate Record 1716

In the name of God Amen I John Mintin of Harby in the county of Leicester husbandman being sick & weake in Body but of sound & perfect mind & memory doe make & ordain this my last Will & Testament in manner following

Imprimis I commend my soul into the hands of Allmighty God my Creator & my body to the Earth from whence it was taken to be decently interred att the discretion of my Executor hereinafter named hopeing through the onely Merritts and mediation of my Blessed Lord & Saviour Jesus Christ for a Joyfull resurrection to life Eternall

Allsoe my will & mind is that all my Debts whatsoever & my funerall Expences shall be first paid and discharged

And then I give & Bequeath to my Eldest sister Mary Mintin the sume of five pounds of goods & Lawfull money of Great Britain to be paid her by my Executor hereinafter named out of my personal Estate within Two years next after my decease

Allsoe I Give & Bequeath to my Loveing Mother halfe a Crown and to my Sister Jane Fox halfe a Crown

And Allsoe to my Sister Elizabeth Marriott I Give & Bequeath one Shilling

And further I Doe hereby Give and Bequeath to my Loveing brother Thomas Mintin All and every of My Goods Chattells Quick Stock Cropp of Corne & Hay Implements of Husbandry rights Credditts & personal Estate whatsoever & wheresoever the same shall or may  be found (Except one moiety or Equal halfe part of my household Goods which I Doe hereby give & appoint to my said Sister Mary Mintin) he paying all my debts funeral Expences & the Severall Legacies aforesaid

And Lastly I Doe hereby make Ordain Constitute & appoint my said Brother Thomas Mintin sole Executor of this My last Will & Testament hereby revokeing all former wills & Testaments whatsoever by mee att any time heretofore made

In Wittnesse I the said John Mintin have to this my last Will & Testament sett my hand & Seale this Twelfth Day of July Anno Domini 1715

                                                                                                         The Marke of John Mintin

Signed sealed published & declared by the said John Mintin to be his last will & Testament in the presence of us whose names are & were Subscribed in the presence of the said Testator

The marke of Thomas Lamin

John Steevisson

John Doubleday

An Inventory of the Goods Chattel and Cattel of John Mintin of Harby in the County of Leicester Farmer late deceased taken & Apprised the twenty fifth day August in the year 1715 by us whose names are here under written

  £ s d
Imprimis his Purs & Apparrill 1 0 6
Item Goods in the hous 0 15 4
It Goods in the Parlor 0 12 6
It Goods in the Chamber 0 5 0
It Goods in the Kitchin 0 4 0
It horse & mares & foals 12 10 0
It Cows & young beas 6 15 0
It Sheep 5 13 4
It a plow a Cart & a harrow & Three pair of gears & other utensels for husbandry 2 10 6
It the Cropp gotten & in the field 24 4 0
It things unseen & forgotten   0 5 2
  54 15 8

Tho: Kirke

Tho: Laming his mark

John Goodson his mark

Probate 22 November 1715