Neale Thomas 1614 of Ab Kettleby Will

Thomas Neale of Ab Kettleby 1614 Will and Inventory

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives PR/I/237/51

In the name of God Amen The xxiiiith day of July 1614 And in the twelfth yeare of the Raigne of our Soveraigne Lord James by the grace of god kinge of England Fraunce and Ireland Defendour of the faith & of Scotland the 47th I Thomas Neale Vicar of Abkettlbie in the Countie of Leicester beinge of good & perfect remembrance praysed be god therefore doe make & ordaine this my last will and testament in manner & fourme following

First I commend my soule to Almightie God, etc And my body to be buried in the parishe Church or Chauncell of Abkettlebie aforesaid &c

Item I give to the poore of Abkettlebie vs

And to the poore of Holwell vs

Item I geve to Alice my daughter the wife of John More vs

Item I give to John Neale my sonne vs

Ite I give to Nathaniel Neale my Sonne vx

Item I give to Samuel Neale my Sonne xiid

Item I give to William Neale my sonne the free guift and disposition of the vicaridge of Abkettlebie to him & to his heires lawfullie begotten for ever

Item I give & bequeath to Marie Neale my wife that messuage & Cottage house wherein Nathaniel Neale & Robert More nowe dwelleth with all the appurtenances thereunto belonging or apperteininge during her naturall life, and after her decease shall come to my foure Daughters unmarried & to their heires lawfullie begotten for ever

Item all the rest of my goods, my Corne of the gleebe land Cattaile & haye unbequeathed (these legacies beinge payde) I give & bequeath them unto Mary Neale my wife & to my foure Daughters unmaried equallie to be devided amongst them

Item I will that my sonne John Neale shall be the Overseer that this my last will & testament be dulie performed

Item I ordaine & make Marie Neale my wife the whole & sole Executrix of this my last will & testament

These beinge witnesses Thomas More Nathaniel Neale & Samuel Neale

Probate Melton Mowbray 13 September 1614


A true Inventorie of all the goodes Chattells and Cattell of Mr Thomas Neale of Abkettleby late deceased taken and praysed the fourth day of September by John Neale Clarke, William Neale William Stokes Roger Steele & Nathaniell Neale

Imprimis his purse & his apparel4 li
Item in the house 2 frame tables 2 buffit stooles 2 fourmes one Cubbard & 4 chayres40s
Item Cushinges one bacon flicth one Caleener a headpiece sword & dagger fire irons and tongues,
Spit & Cobberdes40s
Item in the Parlour 14 payre of flaxon sheetes, 3 table clothes, 4 yardes longe 2 towels, 10
pillowbeares of holland, 12 napkins10 li
Item 4 Chestes20s
Ite 2 bedsteades & Curtaines50s
Ite in the butterie 5 barrels & one old table6s 8d
Ite 10 bedhillinges & 9 blankets10 li
Ite 3 fetherbeds & 9 boulsters10 li
Item 4 mattresses & a quilt26s 8d
Ite in the chamber over the parlour, 3 quarter of mault 2 quarter of pease6 li …
Ite one tod of wooll20s
Ite 60 cheeses & 3 pots of butter50s
Ite his books3 li 6s 8d
Ite in the Chamber over the entrie 2 bedsteades Curtaines & a table3 li 10s
Item 2 old chestes harden sheetes 6 payre, hempen 4 payre one dosen of hempen napkins and
one table cloth3 li
Item in the Kitchin, one leade, fore brewing vessels a boultinge tubb a swillinge tubb a cheese prasse
& plowe tymber50s
Item 3 brasse potts 6 panns, 4 brasse candlesticks4 li 10s
Item peuter 15 peeces30s
Item 4 loades of coals26s 8d
Item in the yarde 2 hoffeildes of other woode20s
Ite 8 kyne, 3 calves17 li 10s
Item one horse5 li
Item 3 swine & 4 piggs40s
Item for all thinges seene and unseene, prysed and unprised12d
Summa totalis118 li 7s 8d

Exhibited 13 September 1614