Peet Andrew 1699 of Long Clawson will and inventory

Andrew Peet of Long Clawson 1699 Will and Inventory

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives PR/T/1699/21

Be it remembered that on the twenty eight day of January in the eleventh year of the Raign of our Sovereign Lord William the third by the grace of God of England Scotland France & Ireland King defender of the faith &c Annoq Dom 1699

Andrew Peet late whilst he lived of Claxton als long Clawson in the County of Leicester tinker, being then sick and weak of body but of perfect mind & memory and with an intent to make & declare his last Will & Testament Nuncupative or by word of mouth uttered & declared these words following, or words to the same effect

First he did give unto his brother & sister William Peet & Elizabeth Smith twelve pence a piece & further did declare himself that all the rest of his goods he gave to Joyce his wife & at last said God work his will appointing his wife Joyce Sole Executrix of this his Will Nuncupative

Which premises the said Andrew Peet did declare in the presence & hearing of divers credible Witnesses whose hands are hereunto sett


John Henson [his mark]

William Mackley [his mark]

Darothy Kirks [her mark]

Richard Cramton [his mark]

John Nix


A true and perfect Inventory of all the Goods Cattell and Chattells of Andrew Peet of Claxton als Long Clauson in the County of Leicester deceased the twenty eight day of January 1699 taken and apprized by us whose names are here subscribed being the thirtieth day of the same month & year aforesaid

Imprimis his purse & apparell 3 0 0
Item Pewter and brass 5 15 4
Item In the Parlour a bed & bedsted a trunk & chests & linnen 4 3 4
Item In the hovill coals 0 13 4
Item In the chamber a sorry [?] bed & in the buttery 4 smal barrells 0 10 0
Item In the house a table a cubbard & five chairs & two stools 0 15 8
Item In the chimney fire irons & rackins & hookes 0 6 8
Item Things unseen & forgot 0 1 4
                                                                                                          Total Sum is 15 5 8

John Reay

John Marriot

Rich: Fawkes

John Linthwaite junior

John Nix

Probate 29 February 1699/70