Moore John 1633 of Holwell Will

John Moore of Holwell 1633 Will and Inventory

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives PR/T/1633/168

The 20th day of March 1633

In the name of god Amen I John More of Holwell in the Countie of Leicester yeoman beinge sicke in bodie, but in good & perfect remembrance praysed be God therefore, doe make & ordaine this my last Will and Testament in manner & forme followinge

First and above all thinges I bequeath my soule into the handes of Almighty God my Maker & of Jesus Christ my Redeemer, & of the holie Ghost my Comforter, and my bodie to bee buried in the Church or Churchyarde of Abkettlebie

Item I give to the poore of Abkettlebie & Holwell fower shillinges

Item I give to Thomas Smith my sonne twentie shillinges

Item I give to William Frend my … seven poundes of good & lawfull money to be payed a yeare & a halfe after my decease

Item I give to Elizabeth More my daughter twentie poundes to be payde unto her when shee comes to the age of two & twentie yeares complete

Item I give to Edwarde More my sonne Twelve pounds

Ite I give to Hanrie More my sonne xii l to be payd unto them when they come to the age of one & twentie yeares

Item I give to Samuell More my sonne fourtie shillinges to bepade a yeare after my decease & a yeawe sheepe

All the rest of my goods unbequeathed my debtes paid and funerall expences discharged I give & bequeath to Alice More my wife whome I make the sole Executrixe of this my last Will & Testament

                                                                                                                John More his marke

These beinge witnesses

Samuell Neale

John Hurst

John More late deceased is indebted as appeareth uppon specialtie the Summe of 42 l

Probate 13 January 1633/4


A true Inventory of all the goods & chattells of John Moore late of Holwell in the County of Leic deceased praysed by John Holwell … Hurst Charles Moulton the 24th daye of April Anno dni 1633

Inprimis his purse & apparrelxxs
Item in the hall one cupboard 5 peeces of pewter 4 candlesticks 2 tables & 3 formesxliis viiid
Item 2 chaires, 4 cushions, & fireirons with spit & Cobironsvis viiid
It in the parlour on the south one bed with furniture one Chest 2 Coffersxls
It in the Dearye 3 brasse pans, 3 brasse potts one old lead with other implementsxxvs
It in the Chamber over the parlour one bed & the furniture to itxs
It in the chamber over the hall two bedsteads with furniturexxs
It plowes plow timber & old ironxs
It in the chamber over the kitchin certaine implementsiiis iiiid
It in the kitchin one paire of Quernes & all the brewing vessellsxxvis viiid
It in the Cowhouse one ladder with some axletreesxs
It in the stable 6 horses 2 Carts with Carte geares & plough gearesxxx li
Item one fouled of fleakesxs
It Corn & hay in the barneiiii li
It one hovell in the yardevis viiid
It 7 kine 2 steares foure weaneinge Calvesxx li
Item the Swine in the yardexxs
Item 34 Sheepeix li
Item the Croppe of Corne in the Feildexxvi li
Item for all things unseenevi
Summa TotalisCi li iiis iiiid
The deceased oweth upon bonds and bills42 li
Which beinge deducted the Summe of the Inventorye is159 li 3s 4d

Exhibited 4 October 1634