Pacey Matthew 1640 of Long Clawson will and inventory

Matthew Pacey of Long Clawson 1640 Will and Inventory

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives PR/T/1640/8

Memorandum that upon or about theleaventh day of Februarie in the yeare of our Lord god according to the computacon of the Church of England one thousand six hundred thirtie nine Matthew Pacey of Claxton als Long Clawston in the county of Leceister yeoman being sick and weake in body but of good and perfect memorie did make and declare his last will and testament nuncupative or by word of mouth in effect as followeth vizt

First of all he named and appointed his daughter Anne Pacey to be the executrix of his last will and testament and bequeathed to his said daughter all the rest of his goods credits and chattels remaining after his legacies paid

Also he gave and bequeathed to Elizabeth his wife one hundred pounds parcel of a debte of one hundred and fourty pounds due to be paid from Mr Crosse of Nework upon Trent in the county of Nottingham to the said Matthew Pacey vizt fourty pounds thereof being to be paid on the first day of May next and the reamainder beinge one hundred pounds to be paid on the feast day of the blessed virgin Marie in the yeare of our Lord god one thousand sixe hundred fourty one and that the said one hundred pounds Legacie to be paid to his said wife Elizabeth Pacey

Also he gave to his said wife the one halfe of his houshold goods, and her maintenance with his executrix for one yeare next after his decease

Also he gave unto Thomas Garton, Mary Garton, William Garton and Elisabeth Garton the children of his sonne in law William Garton of Claxton aforesaid ten pounds

Also he gave to his nephue Samuel Pacey the sonne of his brother George Pacey three or foure pounds to buy him a cow; moreover he gave to the said Samuel Pacey his best hatt, his coate, his best doublet, ierkin and breeches

Also he gave to his brother William Pacey his second … doublet and breeches

Also he gave to his said brother George his worst ierkin, waistcote and breeches

All which or the like in effect he declared in the presence of credible wittnesses vizt his wife Elisabeth Pacey, William Garton, and Robert Garton


William Garton

Robert Garton


A true Inventary of all the goods and Chattells of Mathew pacey of Claxton in the Countie of Leicester yeoman late deceased made and approved by Robert Hickling the elder of Claxton aforesaid yeoman and William Garton of the same towne yeoman the eleaventh day ofj Aprill Anno dni 1640

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Impr his purse and apparrell 2 10 0
It two feather bedds, two bed hillings, two paire of blancketts, two boulsters,      
five pillowes 3 13 4
It other two coverlidds, two pillowes, two boulsters 1 6 8
It foure paire of flaxen sheets, five pillow beares, one table cloth, one towel      
& one sheete 2 18 0
It eight paire of harden sheets 1 17 4
It two bed steads, two Chists and a cofer 1 0 0
It one table, two formes and a cubbard 0 12 0
It two barrells, one loome three Cheares one stoole 0 7 0
It six Cushions 0 3 0
It pewter & brasse 4 1 8
It two tubbs, two kimnells with milk vessell 0 8 0
It the fire iron and other things thereunto belonging with a spit Cobirons fryin      
pann 1 3 4
It two mares 6 0 0
It two cowes and a steare 10 0 0
  36 0 4
Moneys oweing to the deceased from Mr Crosse of Newark upon Trent in the      
Countie of Nott 140 0 0
                                                                        Suma totalis 176 0 4

Robert Hickling

William Garton

Probate 15 April 1640